Rock royalty Chrissie Hynde reflects on her working class upbringing, kicking drugs and alcohol and contemplating mortality
Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill reunite for Still Game and a 200,000-strong audience over 21 sold-out live shows. Beat that, Kate Bush.
Anne Ashby, picked by Joan Bakewell to write for The Big Issue, went from homelessness to the House of Representatives.
Last week, the great Joan Bakewell guest edited The Big Issue. Here is her message to readers…
"The Union has worked well for the cliques and parties that have ruled from Westminster and the lopsided Britain we have now"
"This thing that has been started, a desire for greater self-determination, is reaching beyond Hadrian’s Wall"
Yorkshire’s tweeting shepherdess Amanda Owen talks big families, her farm calendar - and how Russian sanctions affect their sales
Sarah Hadland talks mockumentaries, the social impact of Miranda - and re-auditioning for Cats
Guilty of being permanently plugged into your portable music player? Peter Stone is fed up. He says… Listen! LISTEN!
The son of iconic crime writer Dick Francis on how an innocent lunch led to worldwide publishing success
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