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.
Yuval Noah Harari: 'We are living inside the dreams of dead people'
Yuval Noah Harari
Books

Yuval Noah Harari: 'We are living inside the dreams of dead people'

Lewis Capaldi: 'It's nice to celebrate being in love'
Lewis Capaldi
Music

Lewis Capaldi: 'It's nice to celebrate being in love'

'Disney didn't think it was funny enough': Brian Henson on making The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppets and Michael Caine star in The Muppet Christmas Carol. Photo: AJ Pics / Alamy Stock Photo
Christmas

'Disney didn't think it was funny enough': Brian Henson on making The Muppet Christmas Carol

Lewis Capaldi is hoping his new single Pointless will be played at weddings
Lewis Capaldi
Music

Lewis Capaldi is hoping his new single Pointless will be played at weddings

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
Interview

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot

The Muppet Christmas Carol actress Meredith Braun on When Love Is Gone being restored
Meredith Braun in a scene from The Muppet Christmas Carol. Photo: LANDMARK MEDIA / Alamy Stock Photo
Festive favourite

The Muppet Christmas Carol actress Meredith Braun on When Love Is Gone being restored

Andrey Kurkov: 'Ukraine is a very democratic country with a good pinch of anarchy'
A recent selfie of Kurkov outside Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv
Culture

Andrey Kurkov: 'Ukraine is a very democratic country with a good pinch of anarchy'

Matilda the Musical: Tim Minchin's anarchic lessons for revolting times
Alisha Weir as Matilda
interview

Matilda the Musical: Tim Minchin's anarchic lessons for revolting times

Ryan Reynolds: 'The great gift about getting older is you become more comfortable with sucking'
Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell in
Interview

Ryan Reynolds: 'The great gift about getting older is you become more comfortable with sucking'

Ryan Reynolds: What Hugh Jackman taught me about musicals
Ryan Reynolds in Spirited, and Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman
Christmas

Ryan Reynolds: What Hugh Jackman taught me about musicals

'My dream is to be a photographer': A day in Calais and Dunkirk with people waiting to cross the Channel
A refugee carries her child back to a tent after visiting a distribution point run by the refugee crisis charity Care4Calais on November 02, 2022 in Dunkerque, France. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Immigration

'My dream is to be a photographer': A day in Calais and Dunkirk with people waiting to cross the Channel

These are Bruce Springsteen's 5 essential political albums
Bruce Springsteen performs at the Olympic Stadium in Munich in 2013. Photo: LUKAS BARTH/dpa/Alamy Live News
The Boss

These are Bruce Springsteen's 5 essential political albums