Mark Owen designs the Big Issue cover

Issue 1055

Mark Owen designs the Big Issue cover

Mark Owen of Take That – who designed this week’s cover – talks to Sylvia Patterson about the affairs and booze revelations that changed the nation’s opinion of him…

Also in this week’s Big Issue…

Oona Chaplin discusses the success of Game Of Thrones

The film-makers of I Am Breathing, talk about the heartbreaking story of Neil Platt, whose blog about his Motor Neurone Disease captured the public’s attention

In Letter to My Younger Self, Davina McCall opens up about her lost years, her absent mother and her regrets

The G8 conference – and the controversy over its host city

John Bird looks back to D-Day, the Queen’s coronation, and the moon landings and wonders how far we have come in the interim

Plus, Brendan O’Neill on James Caan as the new social mobility tsar, Slipknot talk ghosts, the week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions, and much more!

The Big Issue

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