Sunday February 23, 2020

Talking her way to the top

Angela Scanlon studiously avoids the ‘self-flagellation’ of looking back as she rapidly becomes one of the BBC’s biggest stars

10th March, 2019
Angela Scanlon: ‘For me, it’s all about a progression’ Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

‘So, how’s it going in newspapers?” Angela Scanlon’s arm is draped over the side of a leather armchair, her body square towards me, and her eyes fixed on mine. It’s like we’re old friends, at long last getting a catch-up; straight into the important chat. Only we’ve never met. And it’s me who’s supposed to be interviewing her.


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