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The Outerview with Alan Swan

Episode 1 - Dave Fanning

The Outerview with Alan Swan
Released on Nov 11, 2015

In this episode Alan chats to Irish broadcaster & writer Dave Fanning. Famous for always getting the first play of every U2 record, Dave is a renowned music interviewer owning an archive of interviews running into the thousands with the likes of Bob Dylan, Radiohead & Neil Young. Here Dave discusses how he believes revered UK interviewer Michael Parkinson is boring as hell, how TV star Graham Norton is the benchmark, conducting political interviews in Cambodia and who made him nervous to interview. Dave also talks about how he feels the ultimate goal of the art of interviewing is a conversation. Follow @theovpodcast on Twitter.