Letter To My Younger Self

Angela Griffin: 'For my first year in Coronation Street I kept my job in Burger King'
Letter to my younger self

Angela Griffin: 'For my first year in Coronation Street I kept my job in Burger King'

Her TV career started early on the Weatherfield cobbles, but nothing could top the excitement of a role on Postman Pat
Architect and TV presenter George Clarke: 'I decided to make the absolute most out of life'
Letter To My Younger Self

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke: 'I decided to make the absolute most out of life'

George Clarke: 'My absolute driver for the rest of my days will be the f**king housing crisis'
George Clarke
TV

George Clarke: 'My absolute driver for the rest of my days will be the f**king housing crisis'

LeAnn Rimes on powerful women, making mistakes and giving voice to her late gay uncle
Letter To My Younger Self

LeAnn Rimes on powerful women, making mistakes and giving voice to her late gay uncle

Henry Winkler on Happy Days, dyslexia and why he'll always love The Fonz: 'I'm grateful'
Letter to my younger self

Henry Winkler on Happy Days, dyslexia and why he'll always love The Fonz: 'I'm grateful'

Happy Days icon Henry Winkler: 'The Fonz gave me opportunity – but then he took opportunity away'
henry winkler the fonz
TV

Happy Days icon Henry Winkler: 'The Fonz gave me opportunity – but then he took opportunity away'

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke: 'The drugs? Well, obviously keep away from all that s**t'
John Cooper Clarke. Portrait by Bryan Ledgard
Letter to My Younger Self

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke: 'The drugs? Well, obviously keep away from all that s**t'

Alan Partridge on teen years, getting older and why, in a way, he's always been a chat show host
Alan Partridge
Letter to my younger self

Alan Partridge on teen years, getting older and why, in a way, he's always been a chat show host

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'
Aled Jones
Letter to my younger self

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'

This Is Going to Hurt writer Adam Kay: 'It's vital for people to know that doctors are human'
Adam Kay
Letter to my younger self

This Is Going to Hurt writer Adam Kay: 'It's vital for people to know that doctors are human'

BBC Strictly's Angela Rippon: 'I'm showing that actually, people of a certain age can still exercise'
Angela Rippon, Strictly Come Dancing 2023. Image: BBC
Letter to my younger self

BBC Strictly's Angela Rippon: 'I'm showing that actually, people of a certain age can still exercise'

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher defined my youth. She gave us something to fight against'
Richard Hawley
Letter to my younger self

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher defined my youth. She gave us something to fight against'

Author and activist Naomi Klein: 'My mother becoming disabled changed how I saw the world'
Letter To My Younger Self

Author and activist Naomi Klein: 'My mother becoming disabled changed how I saw the world'

Al Murray on boarding school, Pub Landlord and his mysterious grandfather's wartime movements
Al Murray in a purple shirt
Letter to my younger self

Al Murray on boarding school, Pub Landlord and his mysterious grandfather's wartime movements

Al Murray: 'Going to boarding school set me up to create the Pub Landlord'
Al Murray drumming
Comedy

Al Murray: 'Going to boarding school set me up to create the Pub Landlord'

Soul II Soul's Jazzie B: 'As a kid, I was always in Finsbury Park. Now I’ve got a statue there'
Jazzie B in a black hat
Letter to my younger self

Soul II Soul's Jazzie B: 'As a kid, I was always in Finsbury Park. Now I’ve got a statue there'

Adrian Edmondson on family, fatherhood and break-up with late comedy legend Rik Mayall
Adrian Edmondson
Letter to my younger self

Adrian Edmondson on family, fatherhood and break-up with late comedy legend Rik Mayall

TV historian David Olusoga: 'My family were driven from our home by the National Front'
David Olusoga
Letter to my younger self

TV historian David Olusoga: 'My family were driven from our home by the National Front'

Poet and author Blake Morrison on grief and why he wrote so much about his family
Blake Morrison close up to the camera
Letter to my Younger Self

Poet and author Blake Morrison on grief and why he wrote so much about his family

Music icon Eddy Grant opens up on disappointing his dad, heart issues and Little Richard
Letter to my Younger Self

Music icon Eddy Grant opens up on disappointing his dad, heart issues and Little Richard

Social Bite's Josh Littlejohn explains how his Edinburgh cafe 'made friends' with George Clooney
Josh Littlejohn in a blue shirt
Letter to My Younger Self

Social Bite's Josh Littlejohn explains how his Edinburgh cafe 'made friends' with George Clooney

Beverley Knight: 'My young black skin was politicised the day I was born'
Beverley Knight, UK soul singer
Letter to my Younger Self

Beverley Knight: 'My young black skin was politicised the day I was born'

Nina Sosanya: 'I never wanted to be part of the popular gang'
Nina Sosanya
Letter to my Younger Self

Nina Sosanya: 'I never wanted to be part of the popular gang'

Dawn Butler: ’Nobody looked like me in politics'
Dawn Butler, Member of Parliament for Brent Central
Letter to my Younger Self

Dawn Butler: ’Nobody looked like me in politics'

Professor Alice Roberts: 'I got sidetracked into academia in a delightful way'
Alice Roberts
Letter to my Younger Self

Professor Alice Roberts: 'I got sidetracked into academia in a delightful way'