Reviews and Broadcasting



Maria Delgado has contributed to over 125 radio and television features in the UK and Spain. This includes reviews of a range of film and stage work for the BBC World Service's The Strand, BBC Radio Three's Night Waves and Free Thinking and Radio 4's The Film Programme, Saturday Review and Front Row as well as appearances on TV3, RTVE, BBC News 24, Radio Ser and BBC's The Cinema Show. She has also appeared as a guest on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week on "Spain in Crisis" (first broadcast 14 May 2012) and Cultural Politics, Unity and Disunity (first broadcast 13 January 2014), on Women’s Hour talking about Almodóvar’s Women (broadcast 23 August 2016), on In our Time, talking about Lorca (broadcast 4 July 2019), and on The Robert Elms Show (BBC London). In 2023 she presented The Death of Pablo Neruda for BBC Radio 4 and she contributed to Free Thinking’s programme dedicated to Lorca.

Maria Delgado is a regular contributor of reviews and features to the monthly film magazine Sight & Sound. These include numerous interviews with Pedro Almodóvar and features on I’m So Excited! (2013), Julieta (2016) and Parallel Mothers (2021), interviews with Diego Luna and Lisandro Alonso, and a range of shorter pieces. Online exclusives for the magazine include an overview of the 2010 and 2012 BAFICI festivals. A number of her film reviews and articles for Sight & Sound and the BFI can be found here.

Her reviews on theatre and opera in Spain and Argentina have been published in Plays International, Western European Stages (since 2013 known as European Stages) and TheatreForum. She is also a regular contributor to The Theatre Times where she writes on Spanish- and Catalan-language theatre.

She has also contributed occasional articles to the Huffington Post, Latino Life, The Sunday Herald, The Scotsman, La Vanguardia, and Radar Página 12.