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.
Brian Cox: ‘Logan Roy is the part I’ve always been shaping up for’
Culture

Brian Cox: ‘Logan Roy is the part I’ve always been shaping up for’

Paul Chuckle: ‘James Bond? Yes, I could do that’
TV

Paul Chuckle: ‘James Bond? Yes, I could do that’

8 Hollywood A-listers Brian Cox trashes Logan Roy-style in his new book
TV

8 Hollywood A-listers Brian Cox trashes Logan Roy-style in his new book

Rachel Riley: ‘Every country is going to benefit from a strong opposition’
Politics

Rachel Riley: ‘Every country is going to benefit from a strong opposition’

You know that unmistakeable James Bond film look? Here’s how it’s created
Film

You know that unmistakeable James Bond film look? Here’s how it’s created

The real Q: James Bond special effects guru reveals the secrets to 007’s stunts
Film

The real Q: James Bond special effects guru reveals the secrets to 007’s stunts

James Bond’s cocktail consultant explains why a vodka martini is better shaken than stirred
Food

James Bond’s cocktail consultant explains why a vodka martini is better shaken than stirred

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I run my own theatre company
News

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I run my own theatre company

How The Big Issue became an A-level set text
Opinion

How The Big Issue became an A-level set text

The London art studio offering asylum seekers and refugees freedom on a page
Art

The London art studio offering asylum seekers and refugees freedom on a page

Art Refuge is creating a safe space for refugees on Napier Barracks’ doorstep
News

Art Refuge is creating a safe space for refugees on Napier Barracks’ doorstep

Seven refugees, seven decades and what the historic UN treaty means to them
News

Seven refugees, seven decades and what the historic UN treaty means to them

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