Steven MacKenzie
Steven MacKenzie
Steven has worked for The Big Issue for close to a decade, becoming Features Editor in 2016 and Deputy Editor in 2020. His articles focus on social issues and culture interviews. For the magazine he has spoken to a wide variety of celebrated figures ranging from Oscar-winning actors and directors, Olympic gold medallists, government ministers, multiple Nobel laureates (including the Dalai Lama) and several famous Davids, including Attenborough, Lynch and Hasselhoff. Steven has also reported on international news stories across five continents; from deep inside the Arctic Circle to the Korean demilitarised zone.
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News

Giant billboards in London point you towards your nearest Big Issue seller!

Tim Key: ‘I’m more of a taverns man myself’
Comedy

Tim Key: ‘I’m more of a taverns man myself’

Transnistria: The country that doesn’t exist but could shape the future of Russia and Europe
Ukraine invasion

Transnistria: The country that doesn’t exist but could shape the future of Russia and Europe

As The Godfather turns 50, we remember Marlon Brando’s Oscars boycott
Film

As The Godfather turns 50, we remember Marlon Brando’s Oscars boycott

Jon Ronson: ‘Everything’s become a culture war’
Culture

Jon Ronson: ‘Everything’s become a culture war’

Colm Meaney would ‘absolutely go for’ a Star Trek series centred around Worf
TV

Colm Meaney would ‘absolutely go for’ a Star Trek series centred around Worf

How the return of Fraggle Rock keeps true to the spirit of Jim Henson
TV

How the return of Fraggle Rock keeps true to the spirit of Jim Henson

Evangeline Lilly: ‘If you lined up all the characters I’ve played, it would be hard to identify me’
Film

Evangeline Lilly: ‘If you lined up all the characters I’ve played, it would be hard to identify me’

Actor Danielle Deadwyler: ‘The caring Black women do for community is motherhood beyond biology’
Film

Actor Danielle Deadwyler: ‘The caring Black women do for community is motherhood beyond biology’

Can this 13-year-old boy persuade you to go vegan?
Veganism

Can this 13-year-old boy persuade you to go vegan?

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘There are lessons in chasing what scares you’
Musicals

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘There are lessons in chasing what scares you’

tick, tick…BOOM! star Alexandra Shipp: ‘If I’m not challenging myself I’m not doing myself justice’
Film

tick, tick…BOOM! star Alexandra Shipp: ‘If I’m not challenging myself I’m not doing myself justice’

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.