ISSUE 1436

George Clarke’s ‘all in’ with The Big Issue

George Clarke

The architect, campaigner and TV national treasure joins The Big Issue as a Brand Ambassador and vows to work with us to avoid the “poverty pandemic” he warns we’re heading for.

Puzzling times
Millions of us have found peace of mind piecing together jigsaws this year. We find out how  manufacturers have kept up with demand. And we also speak to Professor Rubik, of the Cube fame, to find out why it’s still one of the most popular toys ever invented.

Also inside

  • Superstar lexicographer Susie Dent is this week’s Letter To My Younger Self and offers words of wisdom about the conundrums she’s faced in the past
  • Now an official national hero, Scotland captain and Liverpool star Andy Robertson tells us how footballers are setting rivalries aside to make a positive difference
  • We chat to legendary diva Dame Shirley Bassey to find out, when it comes to Christmas pressies, if she’s a big spender

Plus much more!

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