Tag Archives: Juan José Padilla

Perhaps bullfighting is not a moral wrong: My talk at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Yesterday evening I immensely enjoyed giving a talk to the sold out audience at the 500-seat Scottish Power Theatre at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on my award-winning book Into The Arena: The World Of The Spanish Bulllfight. It was … Continue reading

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Juan José Padilla: The Comeback of the Century for the NYCCT

The Comeback of the Century By Alexander Fiske-Harrison Editor’s Note: Alexander has been contracted by GQ Magazine for an article about his experiences with Padilla, which is due to be published in August 2012. Material for the GQ article could … Continue reading

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The text of my speech at the University of Seville on ‘Into The Arena’

(In the original Spanish here.) Last Friday, before the opening of the Feria de Abril here in Seville, I gave a conference on my two perspectives on bullfighting: from far away – England – and far too close – the … Continue reading

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For those that missed it: The return of Juan José Padilla to the bullring in Olivenza.

  YouTube video below: Alexander Fiske-Harrison

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The matador Juan José Padilla triumphs

Juan José Padilla tours the ring in triumph on the shoulders of our friend Adolfo Suárez Illana (click to enlarge) Juan José Padilla is a Spanish matador whose generosity of time, spirit and courage allowed much of my book, Into … Continue reading

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The Man of the Moment: Juan José Padilla

I have embedded below, in two parts, Canal Sur’s Jesús Quintero interviewing the matador Juan José Padilla – and his wife Lidia at the end of the second part – about his forthcoming return to the ring in Olivenza on … Continue reading

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The Times: Toreros Through Time, captioned by Alexander Fiske-Harrison

 

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