Late Show: Face to Face - Jeanette Winterson

Award-winning writer Jeanette Winterson discusses her love of writing and reflects on the ways in which her upbringing and sexuality have influenced her work. Adopted by strict, religious parents, she describes the ongoing impact of her controlling mother and the small, working-class town where she grew up. Winterson also explains her desire to avoid being categorised, either in terms of her work or her life, and the ways in which her non-conformist style of writing and 'taboo' subject matter reflect this and have, perhaps, contributed to her success.

↗ Originally broadcast 28 June 1994.

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