Interviews Conducted by Michael Ignatieff for His Biography of Berlin


The recordings of most interviews are linked to from their number. The quality of the recordings is variable and sometimes very poor. Transcripts are here.




A. Interviews with Berlin

1 | 20 October 1988
2 | 20 October 1988
3 | 27 September 1988
4 | 27 October 1988
5A | 5B | 18 March 1989
6 | 30 November 1988
7 | 8 February 1994
8 | 14 December 1988
9 | 23 December 1994
10A | 10B | 13 December 1988

See also 20 for more on Oxford in the 1930s

11 | 18 June 1989
12 | 12 March 1988
13 | 7 May 1991
14 | 4 January 1989
15 | 7 March 1990
16 | 23 March 1989
17 | 10 January 1997

Not an interview: an explanatory monologue for MI

18 | 5 April 1989
19 | 5 July 1988
20 | 3 January 1989
21 | undated
22 | 11? October 1989
23 | 29 April 1989
24 | 5 June 1994
25 | 21 Febrruary 1989
26 | 29 November 1989
27 | 18 May 1989
28 | 13 April 1989
29 | 8 November 1989
30 | 8 June 1989
31 | 21 July 1989
32 | 1 November 1990
33 | 29 April 1991



B. Interviews with others

Interviewee Date
B1 Aline Berlin 20 November 1989
B2 Mary Bennett 20 November 1989
B3 Shiela Grant Duff 20 November 1989
B4 Stuart Hampshire 20 November 1989
B5 Jenifer and Herbert Hart (part1) 7 November 1989
B6 Jenifer and Herbert Hart (part 2) 8 November 1989
B7 William Hayter 7 April 1994
B8 A Stephen Spender (side A) 16 October 1989
B8 B Stephen Spender (side B) 16 October 1989
B9 A Bernard Williams (part 1, side A) 21 November 1990
B9 B Bernard Williams (part 1, side B) 21 November 1990
B10 Bernard Williams (part 2) 21 November 1990