The Big Issue 21st Birthday Special!

Issue 1020

The Big Issue 21st Birthday Special!

The great and the good – from archbishops to paralympians, from literary titans to former Prime Ministers – gather to salute The Big Issue as it turns 21…

Also in this week’s Big Issue:

Joey Barton on the cultural fad of applauding mediocrity

In Letter to My Younger Self screenwriter Jimmy McGovern discusses the anger that has driven him

John Bird in conversation with Dame Stephanie Shirley – businesswoman, philanthropist and one of the kindertransport children

Lisa Maxwell from Loose Women tries being a Big Issue vendor

Big Issue vendors moving on – to competing in the Commonwealth Games, to becoming a university lecturer

Plus, Neil MacGregor’s new book on Shakespeare… Rocky Horror’s Barry Bostwick on sharing a screen with Charlie Sheen… My Week with Craig Glenday, the Guinness World Records boss… the week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions, and much more!

The Big Issue

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