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Wilko Johnson: ‘I believed I was going to die – then started to feel alive’
Letter to my younger self

Wilko Johnson: ‘I believed I was going to die – then started to feel alive’

In this interview from the Big Issue Archives, Dr Feelgood’s Wilko Johnson on an incredible year of living with cancer, his teenage diaries – and the last kiss he gave his wife

Ezra Furman: ‘All my music is protest music’
anti-corporate

Ezra Furman: ‘All my music is protest music’

How can you be anti-corporate and feed your family? Make great art with a message of trans solidarity? Ezra Furman is searching for answers.

Bafta Breakthrough: ‘Someone requested a meeting with Brad Pitt and they made it happen’
Culture

Bafta Breakthrough: ‘Someone requested a meeting with Brad Pitt and they made it happen’

Meet the new generation of creative talent – Nell Barlow, Joanna Boateng, Jack Rooke, Paul Sng and Marley Morrison on being part of the Bafta Breakthrough 2022 cohort

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a powerful challenge to foster care stereotypes
Marie-Claire Jones

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a powerful challenge to foster care stereotypes

Aldi’s Next Big Thing: A stressful behind-the-scenes look at the supermarket chain
TV

Aldi’s Next Big Thing: A stressful behind-the-scenes look at the supermarket chain

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Industry: Investment bank drama is ‘exhilaratingly reprehensible’
Review

Industry: Investment bank drama is ‘exhilaratingly reprehensible’

Dan Walker: ‘My 16-year-old self would never believe Alan Shearer would one day know his name’
Culture

Dan Walker: ‘My 16-year-old self would never believe Alan Shearer would one day know his name’

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’
interview

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’

Lesley Manville: ‘A working-class upbringing is political in itself, isn’t it?’
Letter to my Younger Self

Lesley Manville: ‘A working-class upbringing is political in itself, isn’t it?’

Paul O’Grady: ‘I could milk a cow by the time I was seven’
Letter to my Younger Self

Paul O’Grady: ‘I could milk a cow by the time I was seven’

Richard Osman: ‘The Bullet That Missed isn’t the end for the Thursday Murder Club’
Books

Richard Osman: ‘The Bullet That Missed isn’t the end for the Thursday Murder Club’

Celebrate the Queen with her favourite music, film, TV and more
Queen Elizabeth

Celebrate the Queen with her favourite music, film, TV and more

Having your energy bills paid is now a prize on a TV competition
Cost of living crisis

Having your energy bills paid is now a prize on a TV competition

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Colin Murray: ‘I never, ever wanted to be on the radio’
Letter to my Younger Self

Colin Murray: ‘I never, ever wanted to be on the radio’

Michael Palin: Going around the world in 80 days now would be a much less happy experience
Culture

Michael Palin: Going around the world in 80 days now would be a much less happy experience

Anita Rani: ‘Asian women aren’t allowed to fail. We have to excel at everything’
Letter to my Younger Self

Anita Rani: ‘Asian women aren’t allowed to fail. We have to excel at everything’

Simon Pegg: ‘Sometimes I catch myself, oh my god, I’m on the bridge of the Enterprise. How did I get here?’
Letter to my Younger Self

Simon Pegg: ‘Sometimes I catch myself, oh my god, I’m on the bridge of the Enterprise. How did I get here?’

Ricardo P Lloyd: ‘I want to see the industry celebrate Black talent instead of pushing actors out’
Culture

Ricardo P Lloyd: ‘I want to see the industry celebrate Black talent instead of pushing actors out’

Rainn Wilson on the meaning of life, America and the ‘gratifying’ legacy of The Office
Film

Rainn Wilson on the meaning of life, America and the ‘gratifying’ legacy of The Office

Lucy Sweet: Glastonbury – ‘the maddest masterclass of sensory overload’
Music

Lucy Sweet: Glastonbury – ‘the maddest masterclass of sensory overload’

BetterPod: Brett Staniland goes from Love Island to sustainable fashion activist
fashion

BetterPod: Brett Staniland goes from Love Island to sustainable fashion activist

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Stanley Tucci’s forbidden foods make for mouth-watering TV
Foodie TV

Stanley Tucci’s forbidden foods make for mouth-watering TV

Why Bo Burnham’s Inside still resonates so much with young adults
Bo Burnham

Why Bo Burnham’s Inside still resonates so much with young adults

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’
comedy

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’

Joe Wicks: ‘My own childhood made me think about the kind of parent I wanted to be’
Culture

Joe Wicks: ‘My own childhood made me think about the kind of parent I wanted to be’