Jane Graham

Joe Wicks: ‘My own childhood made me think about the kind of parent I wanted to be’
Culture

Joe Wicks: ‘My own childhood made me think about the kind of parent I wanted to be’

Screenwriter Abi Morgan on the dramas in her own life that rival anything she’s written
Culture

Screenwriter Abi Morgan on the dramas in her own life that rival anything she’s written

Parminder Nagra on Bend It Like Beckham’s legacy and celebrating birthdays with George Clooney
Culture

Parminder Nagra on Bend It Like Beckham’s legacy and celebrating birthdays with George Clooney

Ben Okri: ‘War taught me as a kid that there is no certainty in this world’
Books

Ben Okri: ‘War taught me as a kid that there is no certainty in this world’

Jimmy Webb: ‘I came pretty close to the edge of the abyss on a number of occasions’
Music

Jimmy Webb: ‘I came pretty close to the edge of the abyss on a number of occasions’

‘What you really love to do will keep you going’: Remembering June Brown, EastEnders’ iconic Dot Cotton
TV

‘What you really love to do will keep you going’: Remembering June Brown, EastEnders’ iconic Dot Cotton

Will Young: ‘I worked out that nothing really matters, then found simplistic joy in everything’
Music

Will Young: ‘I worked out that nothing really matters, then found simplistic joy in everything’

Chilean Poet by Alejandro Zambra review: A dazzling jewel from a true original
Books

Chilean Poet by Alejandro Zambra review: A dazzling jewel from a true original

Clive Myrie: ‘You see the very best and very worst of human nature in a conflict situation’
Letter To My Younger Self

Clive Myrie: ‘You see the very best and very worst of human nature in a conflict situation’

The Imposter by Silvina Ocampo review: A glorious, unexpected joy
Books

The Imposter by Silvina Ocampo review: A glorious, unexpected joy

Dr Hilary Jones: ‘I always try to be kind and compassionate, and grateful for what I have’
TV

Dr Hilary Jones: ‘I always try to be kind and compassionate, and grateful for what I have’

Louis Theroux on childhood worries: ‘I wondered if I would ever get any proper tackle’
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Louis Theroux on childhood worries: ‘I wondered if I would ever get any proper tackle’

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara review: An evocative novel about echoes, cycles, and regrets
Book reviews

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara review: An evocative novel about echoes, cycles, and regrets

Monica Ali: ‘You have to have a core of self-belief to be a writer’
Letter To My Younger Self

Monica Ali: ‘You have to have a core of self-belief to be a writer’

Russell Watson: ‘I never had any ambition to be a singer at all’
Letter To My Younger Self

Russell Watson: ‘I never had any ambition to be a singer at all’

Sally Dynevor: ‘It’s about time people got to know who I am’
Letter To My Younger Self

Sally Dynevor: ‘It’s about time people got to know who I am’

The best indie books of the year 2021
Books of the Year

The best indie books of the year 2021

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders: The Big Issue Book of the Year 2021
Books of the Year

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders: The Big Issue Book of the Year 2021

The Big Issue’s best children’s books of the year
Books of the Year

The Big Issue’s best children’s books of the year

Michael Sheen: ‘I’ve essentially turned myself into a social enterprise, a not-for-profit actor’
Letter To My Younger Self

Michael Sheen: ‘I’ve essentially turned myself into a social enterprise, a not-for-profit actor’

Engelbert Humperdinck: ‘I’ve lost fortunes, my dear. Fortunes’
Letter To My Younger Self

Engelbert Humperdinck: ‘I’ve lost fortunes, my dear. Fortunes’

Frankie Dettori: ‘I was a disaster. Trust me.’
Letter To My Younger Self

Frankie Dettori: ‘I was a disaster. Trust me.’

Book reviews: Oh William! and Things I Didn’t Throw Out
Books

Book reviews: Oh William! and Things I Didn’t Throw Out

Alan Cumming: ‘My dad was a very good abuser’
Culture

Alan Cumming: ‘My dad was a very good abuser’

Shappi Khorsandi: ‘I’d tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs’
Culture

Shappi Khorsandi: ‘I’d tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs’

Dolly Parton, Dave Grohl and Billie Piper feature in Letter To My Younger Self paperback
Books

Dolly Parton, Dave Grohl and Billie Piper feature in Letter To My Younger Self paperback

Billy Bragg: ‘There’s nothing worse than giving in to your own cynicism’
Music

Billy Bragg: ‘There’s nothing worse than giving in to your own cynicism’

Roger Taylor on Elvis, Freddie Mercury’s belief in Queen and his weekend with Bowie
Music

Roger Taylor on Elvis, Freddie Mercury’s belief in Queen and his weekend with Bowie

Nina Simone’s Gum by Warren Ellis: A delightful diary of Ellis’s musical life and friendships
Books

Nina Simone’s Gum by Warren Ellis: A delightful diary of Ellis’s musical life and friendships

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead: An Ocean’s Eleven meets Ozark heist caper
Books

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead: An Ocean’s Eleven meets Ozark heist caper

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton on her journey from homelessness to fire chief – via The Big Issue
News

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton on her journey from homelessness to fire chief – via The Big Issue

Andy Murray on childhood, success and the advice his daughter gave him
Life

Andy Murray on childhood, success and the advice his daughter gave him

Andy Murray: ‘I would love to ask Alex Ferguson lots of questions’
News

Andy Murray: ‘I would love to ask Alex Ferguson lots of questions’

Actor Samuel West: ‘I was a rebellious 33-year-old’
TV

Actor Samuel West: ‘I was a rebellious 33-year-old’

Paul McGann: ‘Doctor Who couldn’t have worked out better’
TV

Paul McGann: ‘Doctor Who couldn’t have worked out better’

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