Making the Florence Pugh starring thriller “The Wonder” with actor Niamh Algar, Oscar-nominee/writer Emma Donoghue & Oscar-winner/director Sebastián Lelio

On today’s show, our host Dom Lenoir not only welcomes one brilliant guest, but three. Actor Niamh Algar, who you might know from TV shows like The Virtues (2019), Deceit (2021) or Raised by Wolves (2020), director Sebastián Lelio, whose credits include The Year of the Tiger (2011), the Oscar-winning feature film A Fantastic Woman (2017) and Gloria Bell (2018), and the Oscar-nominated writer Emma Donoghue, who you should know from the excellent film Room (2015). Together, they made The Wonder (2022), also starring Florence Pugh, Tom Burke, Toby Jones, and Ciarán Hinds, only to name a few.

Niamh chats about

·      her preparation process

·      choosing projects

·      and about what makes a good director?

Sebastián talks about

·      directing The Wonder

·      collaboration and prepping with his HODs

·      bringing together a great cast

… while Emma discusses

·      adapting her novel

·      her writing process

·      playing with genre

Three amazing guests in just one episode. What are you waiting for? Sit back, relax and enjoy our lovely conversations with Emma Donoghue, Sebastián Lelio & Niamh Algar!


THE WONDER is out in cinemas and on Netflix!

A tale of two strangers who transform each other’s lives, a psychological thriller, and a story of love pitted against evil.



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