Recently, Ben Mortimer got to visit Natalia Tena in her own home, and take a video camera with him. It wasn’t the best camera in the world, but it did make sound and pictures. The intimacy of the setting has combined with Ms. Tena’s candid attitude to create one of the most open and frank interviews I’ve seen in some time.
In the following two-part interview, Ms. Tena discusses her acting and music, and under my instruction, Ben asked her plenty about the upcoming David Mackenzie music festival set rom-com-dram, You Instead (formerly In The Park). Not to put too fine a point on it, she found the process of filming that was rather stressful…
Happier chat follows, when they get on to A Game of Thrones and Ms. Tena’s music.