Celebrity Interviews

14 June 2021

Five ways to manage your first Father's Day without him

Grieving the loss of your father can make Father’s Day a harrowing experience and even though the build-up doesn’t seem to be as overwhelming as the flowers, happiness and chocolates ...

13 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Nicole Kornher-Stace

1. I'm actually a very private person so it's hard to imagine what people might want to know about me! I started writing and trying to publish professionally around age ...

10 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Zen Cho, author of Black Water Sister

1. I speak 2.3 languages. Growing up in Malaysia, I spoke English with my family at home. My parents spoke Hokkien (a Chinese dialect) with each other. Among my wider ...

10 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Jo Clegg, author of The Summer Holiday

After I saw my first stand up gig aged 21, I didn’t sleep a wink, scrawling down ideas for jokes. Although that didn’t go anywhere for me, now that I ...

10 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Valerie Perrin

I’m totally passionate about car-boot sales and flea markets. I can travel many miles to track down antique china, lace, or other items that move me, that have a past. ...

10 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Annabel Abbs

I once swore at two policemen for 20 minutes straight, in the worst language you’ve ever heard … I was about to give birth in my car because I was ...

10 June 2021

Read an exclusive extract from C. J. Carey's new novel Widowland

Monday, 12th April 1953 A biting east wind lifted the flags on the Government buildings in a listless parody of celebration. All the way from Trafalgar Square and down Whitehall ...

10 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Eva Verde, author of Lives Like Mine

*I can’t drive and have often felt bit of a walking peculiarity for never wanting to learn. I’m an Essex girl these days, but a true Londoner at heart, and ...

9 June 2021

Exclusive: Georgia Legg discusses her work as a personal trainer, virtual gyms and more

Thespian turned personal trainer Georgia Legg is a part of TRX’s Training Club, an all-in-one virtual gym, enabling people from all over the world to take part in a workout ...
8 June 2021

Exclusive: Jeanette Kwakye discusses her incredible career, from sprinting to broadcasting

Athlete turned journalist, Jeanette Kwakye, is the face of boxing on Channel Five – the first black woman to present boxing on terrestrial TV, but she isn’t shouting about it ...
8 June 2021

Seven of the biggest challenges doctors face today by Lesley Morrison

The biggest challenge that all of us, including doctors, face today is climate change. Unless we succeed in keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees in the next ten years, the ...

7 June 2021

Exclusive: Ama Agbeze MBE on playing in New Zealand, the Commonwealth Games and more

Ama Agbeze MBE, part of the England Roses netball team and experienced in both the domestic Vitality Superleague and the ANZ Championship down under, is calling for volunteers to help ...
7 June 2021

Exclusive: David Schwimmer on his love for British comedy and Season 2 of Sky series Intelligence

He was one sixth of TV's version of The Beatles in his roll as Ross Geller in Friends, but David Schwimmer only wanted to talk about the return of his ...
7 June 2021

Exclusive: Jenson Button thinks sports stars should be accountable for their social media posts

Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has hit out at sports stars who hand over control of their social media channels to outside agencies. Several high-profile sportsmen, including numerous Premier League footballers, ...
7 June 2021

Exclusive: Jane Fallon on why she doesn't miss working in TV

Jane Fallon's latest book has become her 11th successive novel to make it onto the Sunday Times' best-seller list, yet her route to literally stardom has been far from conventional. ...

6 June 2021

How podcasts made detectives of us all by Amy Suiter Clarke, author of Girl, 11

We’ve always been obsessed with crime – true crime podcasts have just made it easier than ever to consume ridiculous amounts of it. ‘Serial’ smashed podcast records with Sarah Koenig’s ...

4 June 2021

Seven things I’d like my readers to know about me by Donna Ashcroft

1. I wrote Summer in the Scottish Highlands during lockdown. At the same time my day job working for an online retailer multiplied and I struggled to keep up so ...

3 June 2021

Seven things I learned from writing Grown Ups by Marie Aubert

Sibling rivalry has no age limit. Grown Ups is about two sisters, Ida and Marthe, who are approaching forty and spend a few summer days together in their family cabin. ...

3 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Manjeet Mann, author of The Crossing

That’s right. I’m old enough to know better, but what can I say, the dark creeps me out! When my partner's away I sleep with the hall light on, which ...

3 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Efua Traore

My name ‘Efua’ means light – I absolutely thrive in warm, bright, sunshine-y places. I can’t stand long, grey winters. ‘I was built close to water’ – This is a ...

3 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Jamie O'Connell, author of Diving for Pearls

I once received a letter from Princess Diana. When I was six years old, a red royal helicopter flew over our school, and my teacher encouraged us to write a ...

2 June 2021

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by Dana Perry, author of Her Ocean Grave

-  https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/how-i-helped-write-the-best-tabloid-headline-ever/1960563/ I got so desperate for a haircut during lockdown that I asked my fifteen-year-old daughter to cut my hair and it was honestly the best haircut I’ve ever ...

1 June 2021

Check out these ten stunning images from Britain at War in Colour by Ian Carter

Colour photography has a unique ability to bring history to life. As we consider the Second World War soon fading from living memory, and conversely the many lessons we have ...

1 June 2021

NHS Key Worker finds the write way through the pandemic by Lisa Stewart

On the 23rd March 2020 the UK went into lockdown. That was my first day as service manager for NHS Lothian’s COVID-19 assessment centre. As cases of the virus began ...