Steven MacKenzie
Steven MacKenzie
Steven has worked for The Big Issue for close to a decade, becoming Features Editor in 2016 and Deputy Editor in 2020. His articles focus on social issues and culture interviews. For the magazine he has spoken to a wide variety of celebrated figures ranging from Oscar-winning actors and directors, Olympic gold medallists, government ministers, multiple Nobel laureates (including the Dalai Lama) and several famous Davids, including Attenborough, Lynch and Hasselhoff. Steven has also reported on international news stories across five continents; from deep inside the Arctic Circle to the Korean demilitarised zone.
Antoine de Caunes: ‘I’m glad Bruce Springsteen never saw Eurotrash’
TV

Antoine de Caunes: ‘I’m glad Bruce Springsteen never saw Eurotrash’

The quest to find the Windrush anchor to celebrate a generation that shaped Britain
Black History Month

The quest to find the Windrush anchor to celebrate a generation that shaped Britain

‘So far, 12 American white guys have been to the moon. We need to diversify’ – Maggie Aderin-Pocock
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‘So far, 12 American white guys have been to the moon. We need to diversify’ – Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Jenny Agutter: ‘The Railway Children seems like yesterday’
Film

Jenny Agutter: ‘The Railway Children seems like yesterday’

Stacey Solomon speaks up for people ‘struggling to survive’
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Stacey Solomon speaks up for people ‘struggling to survive’

Malcolm McDowell: Kubrick would be shocked at commercialisation of A Clockwork Orange
interview

Malcolm McDowell: Kubrick would be shocked at commercialisation of A Clockwork Orange

Paul O’Grady: ‘I could milk a cow by the time I was seven’
Letter to my Younger Self

Paul O’Grady: ‘I could milk a cow by the time I was seven’

Meet Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Son of a Critch star and the real boy behind Disney’s new Pinocchio
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Meet Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Son of a Critch star and the real boy behind Disney’s new Pinocchio

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Sophia Nomvete: ‘Everyone could benefit from thinking like a dwarf’
Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Sophia Nomvete: ‘Everyone could benefit from thinking like a dwarf’

Johnny Harris hails Jawbone’s redemptive power
Culture

Johnny Harris hails Jawbone’s redemptive power

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo
TV

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo

Michael Flatley on writing, directing and starring in his spy thriller Blackbird
Film

Michael Flatley on writing, directing and starring in his spy thriller Blackbird