My life as John Lennon

Issue 1047

My life as John Lennon

What would have happen had John Lennon left The Beatles early and instead lived to become an embittered old so and so? Ian Hart is playing the Beatle – for the third time – in an upcoming drama, and takes us inside the mind of the legend he keeps finding himself inside of…

Also in this week’s Big Issue…

As the 10th anniversary of iTunes rolls around, we examine who actually owns all the music you have digitally collected?

Olivia Colman talks ‘black clouds’ and having kids in Letter To My Younger Self

Since the Big Issue emerged as the result of Thatcherite policies, founder John Bird considers the legacy of the former PM

We also celebrate the life of Derek Marks, a man who died on the same day as Thatcher, a man the same age as her and a man who served his country in a very different way

Plus, Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine, Brendan O’Neill on Paris Brown, he week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions, and much more!

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