Katie McCabe

Writer and editor for print and online media


Emily Young Interview

I interviewed ‘Britain’s greatest living stone sculptor’ Emily Young for The Resident magazine’s August issue ahead of her UK exhibition Call & Response. We spoke about the ‘professional transgressors’ of the art world, 1960s Notting Hill and her teenage encounters with Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett. View the article in print here: Emily Young From her home in…

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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay Interview

As part of a cover feature for The Resident magazine’s gourmet special, I secured an interview with chef Gordon Ramsay. The piece focused on the early days of Gordon’s career as he prepared to launch a restaurant on the site where it all began, the Aubergine in Chelsea. View the feature online, or in print here: Gordon Ramsay If…

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Antony Micallef

Antony Micallef Interview

I interviewed artist Antony Micallef for The Hill Resident magazine in advance of his first solo show in four years, Self at Lazarides Gallery, which saw his work take an entirely new direction. As a follow up to this piece, I hosted a live Q&A with Antony for an audience at Electric House in Notting…

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Zaha Hadid by Steve Double

Architect Zaha Hadid Interview

For The Resident, The Hill Resident and SW Resident magazines, I interviewed architect Zaha Hadid about her design for the Women Fashion Power exhibition. She told me about her love for Brutalist architecture and her grim but happy memories of Southwark in the 70s. View the piece online, or see it in print here: Zaha Hadid…

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Frieze Art Fair 2015

Is Frieze fair game for aspiring art collectors?

I wrote about Frieze London’s plan to attract first-time art buyers with a new initiative called Frieze Bespoke for The Resident magazine. The fair’s Head of VIP Kristina Mclean was interviewed as part of the piece, offering tips for would-be art collectors. This was featured as part of a Frieze Art special for the October 2014…

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Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland Interview

In a dark room swarmed by publicists, Donald Sutherland is illuminated by the spotlights on his slicked-back silver hair. I stand to shake his hand. Even though he’s seated, his towering body puts us at eye level. A robust handshake from him near snaps my fingers and though he’s 75 years old, I find myself…

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Peggy Seeger photo by Ursy Potter

Peggy Seeger Interview

This piece was commissioned by Folk Radio UK to mark the 50th anniversary of the final BBC Radio Ballad, a series of groundbreaking music-focused radio documentaries. Folk singer Peggy Seeger looks back at a project which saw her climbing through coal shafts in Durham and recording the experiences of polio sufferers. View the published article here. There’s nothing that can…

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Tamara Rojo

ENB Artistic Director Tamara Rojo Interview

Just weeks before her first major show as Artistic Director of the ENB, I spoke to acclaimed dancer Tamara Rojo about mixing ballet with boardroom meetings. As part of the feature, I arranged a photoshoot with the cast of The Nutcracker at the Natural History Museum ice rink. The interview in print only in the December…

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We Have A Pope

BFI London Film Festival Report

I won the Ideastap BFI Film Festival Reporter competition and was sent along to represent the site and cover two events: a one to one live talk and retrospective with Michael Winterbottom and the Nanni Moretti film We Have A Pope. View the piece here. Each event at this year’s LFF has had that little touch of…

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Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett Interview

As part of a cover story for The Resident magazine, I spoke with actor Rupert Everett about playing his ‘Jesus figure’ Oscar Wilde on stage for David Hare’s The Judas Kiss, his eventful youth in Chelsea and why he feels we’re all hurdling towards an apocalypse. This feature appeared in print only for the October…

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