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Past articles by Adrian:

Big Issue sellers celebrated in the House of Lords for National Vendor Week

Big Issue sellers past and present were praised for their resilience in the cost of living crisis at a reception held by Big Issue founder Lord Bird. → Read More

'We had hardly any money but a lot of fun': Morten Harket talks Take On Me and the early days of A-ha

The lead singer of A-ha, Morten Harket, explains how Take On Me felt like an inevitable success that changed the life of the band forever → Read More

‘I want to help people to come together collectively for a solution’: Dane Baptiste becomes a Big Issue Ambassador

Writer, presenter, stand-up comedian Dane Baptiste has become a Big Issue Ambassador, and he has a serious message to deliver → Read More

Morten Harket: 'Fame is a massive onslaught on any human being'

Morten Harket recalls how he met his A-ha bandmates, and the rollercoaster ride that followed their huge success → Read More

Sarah Lancashire said the original ending of Happy Valley 'didn't feel right' reveals James Norton

James Norton, who plays Tommy Lee Royce, says the intervention led to "classy and elegant and explosive and surprising" Happy Valley finale → Read More

How Happy Valley changed the face of British TV drama

As Happy Valley comes to an end, actor James Norton and Halifax MP Holly Lynch explain the impact and legacy of Sally Wainwright’s smash hit → Read More

Sherlock star Lara Pulver: 'Maternal is political. No doubt'

In Maternal, Sherlock and Spooks star Lara Pulver plays an overworked trauma surgeon juggling work and motherhood in an NHS hospital → Read More

Peter Dinklage, Kenneth Branagh, Sharon Horgan: The best of Letter To My Younger Self 2022

Every week in Letter to My Younger Self, famous figures reveal the lessons they've learned in their lives. It's always a must-read. → Read More

Wet Leg: 'It makes me proud to be fighting the good fight'

Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers from band of the year Wet Leg give us the inside story on their remarkable rise – and what comes next → Read More

David Jason: 'I find it difficult to believe that Del Boy is so beloved'

David Jason started off as a grease monkey and never joined the flying circus, but everything has turned out cushty → Read More

Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce on Kim Philby drama: 'You can have a lot of fun in the spy genre'

Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce give us the intel on double-agent drama A Spy Among Friends about Kim Philby, Britain’s most notorious spy → Read More

Doreen Lawrence says the UK justice system ‘degrades’ the Black community

"Within the black community we suffer from this every day," says Doreen Lawrence, who has campaigned for police reform since her son's murder → Read More

David Beckham: Will the feel-good factor of Save Our Squad survive his Qatar connections?

David Beckham's feel-good docu-series coaching under-14s in East London is at odds with his big money deal as ambassador for Qatar. → Read More

The Crown: Does season 5 go too far in dramatising Royal Family trauma?

The 1990s were not a great time for the Royal Family. Is the “annus horribilis” fair game for drama in The Crown season 5? → Read More

Channel 4 at 40: 21 shows that changed the political and cultural landscape

As Channel 4 celebrates its 40th anniversary, we look at its groundbreaking shows – from Desmond's to Jamie's School Dinners to Derry Girls → Read More

Kazuo Ishiguro: 'We need better leaders'

Kazuo Ishiguro looks back at the post-war period and reflects on whether we could see that sort of consensus politics again → Read More

Eddie Redmayne: 'At the end of lockdown I was looking to explode'

Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne tells us how he went from the Emcee in Cabaret to a serial killer in The Good Nurse. → Read More

Sorry, I Didn't Know: 'This show is decorating Black history with humour'

Sorry, I Didn't Know team captain Eddie Kadi and executive producer Fraser Ayres on the panel show providing an education in Black history → Read More

Jodie Whittaker: The exclusive Doctor Who exit interview

After an eventful five years, Jodie Whittaker is leaving Doctor Who. In an exclusive interview, she reflects on her achievements and regrets. → Read More

Jodie Whittaker: The exclusive Doctor Who exit interview

After an eventful five years, Jodie Whittaker is leaving Doctor Who. In an exclusive interview, she reflects on her achievements and regrets. → Read More