Andrew Burns

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Iain Glen

“The new Game of Thrones will be the biggest and best yet”

Andrew Burns

As the filming of season four is wrapped up, Iain Glen - aka Ser Jorah - gives us a taster of what's coming next

Chris Kamara

Chris Kamara: "My legacy will be Kamara Cam"

Andrew Burns

Talking moustaches, horse racing and The X Factor with Gillette Soccer Saturday's unbelievable roving reporter

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Arctic Monkeys, The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

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"It might be more Hollywood than Hillsborough these days, but they've lost none of their wit, charm and intelligence"

Brit Floyd, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow – review

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Pink Floyd tribute lives up to moniker on sensational return to home soil with mammoth P.U.L.S.E. tour

Robert Carlyle as Begbie in Trainspotting

Begbie returns for exclusive Big Issue Christmas story

Andrew Burns

Irvine Welsh, one of the UK’s most celebrated authors, is bringing back the Trainspotting character exclusively for The Big Issue

Frightened Rabbit "We should get Directioners on our side"

Andrew Burns

The Big Issue spoke with Scott Hutchison, of Scottish indie rockers Frightened Rabbit, ahead of the band’s biggest UK tour to date

Jeff Wayne

Jeff Wayne: "We fire real flames at the audience"

Andrew Burns

War of the Worlds composer Jeff Wayne talks martians, pyrotechnics and meeting Roger Federer

Should the Armed Forces continue to recruit 16-year-olds?

Andrew Burns

As Remembrance Sunday approaches, we look at whether enough is being done to help those suffering from mental illness after combat

Doreen Lawrence gets sworn in at the House of Lords

Doreen Lawrence: “Nobody has called me Baroness yet"

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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon on her personal journey from Jamaica to the House of Lords

Bob Stanley’s top 10 landmark 45s - watch the videos here

Andrew Burns

Musician and author Bob Stanley set out to trace the history of pop music - and details his ultimate singles for The Big Issue

James McAvoy

James McAvoy: Irvine Welsh needs to be brought to the world

Andrew Burns

Hollywood favourite James McAvoy on Filth, mental health on the big screen and “one of the best scripts I’ve ever read”

Bryan Cranston in the final episode of Breaking Bad

TV masterpiece Breaking Bad comes to perfect end

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As cult American drama Breaking Bad switches off for good, Andrew Burns calls it a “triumph worthy of the best-ever crown”

Steve James

The Big Issue at 22: Britain from a unique perspective

Andrew Burns

Marking our birthday week, Big Issue vendors guide us through a tour of the nation as they see it

Greg Dyke

Greg Dyke blasts BBC chairman over Savile scandal

Andrew Burns

The former BBC director general pulls no punches in his assessment of the state of the BBC Trust

Thomas Augaitis as a Big Issue vendor in Sunshine on Leith

Vendor’s sunshine swing on Leith

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Praised as “the finest Scottish film since Gregory’s Girl”, Sunshine on Leith features a dancing Big Issue vendor

Graham Linehan

Father Ted creator blasts Woody Allen

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Sitcom veteran Graham Linehan labels Woody Allen a "master of self-deception" after reading The Big Issue interview

James McAvoy in Filth

Irvine Welsh interview: Bringing Filth to life

Andrew Burns

Celebrated Scottish author Irvine Welsh on the Hollywood legal battle that kept Filth under wraps for a decade and a half

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston: “Walter White will resonate”

Andrew Burns

Five years ago, man-of-the-moment Bryan Cranston told The Big Issue why Breaking Bad would be a hit

Woody Allen

Woody Allen: "Show-business? Construction work is harder"

Andrew Burns

Woody Allen tells The Big Issue about his surprise at the success of Blue Jasmine - watch the trailer here

Matthew Lewis

Matthew Lewis: "I wondered if they were going to recast me"

Andrew Burns

Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis on keeping his part in the hit series - and the scene that never was

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