Noddy Holder

Issue 1591

Noddy Holder

So here it is… you can start to have a Merry Christmas now because the first bumper Big Issue has arrived!

On the cover is a man who has become the voice of the festive season. Once you’ve heard Merry Xmas Everybody on the radio or in a shop, you definitely know IIIIIT’SSS CHRIIIISTMAAAAASSSS!

That iconic song is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and Holder tells us how it came to beand speaks about being diagnosed with oesophageal cancer five years ago.

It’s great to see Noddy still looking to the future. And as for the Big Issue’s extra special Christmas magazines… they’ve only just begun!

Also inside

  • We visit food banks who need help to cope with a hunger epidemic this winter
  • How an orchestra is lighting up the lives of dementia patients and their carers
  • Doctor Who mastermind Russell T Davies on 60 years of a sci-fi legend
  • What happened when our vendor Kelvin sold a copy of Big Issue to King Charles
  • The art of changing lives with the amazing CathARTic organisation (and a reminder to enter our Christmas Kids Cover Competition!)
  • The pop culture legacy of Love Actually at 20
  • The evolutionary roots that explain our Black Friday bargain hunting
  • And Whitby vendor Lacamoira introduces us to her fluffy puppy Gia

Plus much more!

If you can, please buy a copy from your local vendor.

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