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Dance into the new year with Bill Bailey and The Big Issue!

Issue 1442


We’re almost there, it’s almost the end of 2020. It’s time to look ahead to 2021 and we hope that has you in the mood for dancing…

Straight from the Strictly ballroom, glitterball champ Bill Bailey waltzes onto the cover and explains how to embrace the unexpected – it certainly worked for him!

Also in the magazine:

Joe Lycett’s portrait of the year

The comedian has long dabbled with art, but time on Grayson Perry’s Art Club has brought his inimitable style to the masses. We asked him to create a portrait to sum up 2020. It doesn’t disappoint…

New year, new you!
Every week we ask one of our vendors to share their expertise, and with new year coming up it’s a perfect time to try out a new hobby so we collect together some of the best tips to inspire your resolutions

Street papers around the world
Every country has been hit by the pandemic – and in every country those hit hardest were people already vulnerable and marginalised. We take a trip around the world to find out how street papers and their vendors have coped – and how they’re planning for the future

Michael Sheen
Star of Staged and screen, the actor explains how we can make the world a better place

Nicola Coughlan
The Derry Girl tells us about her new Netflix period drama Bridgerton

Five years after Bowie died, we find out what we can learn from the icon to help us rise from the ashes (to ashes) of 2020

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