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Letter To My Younger Self

Shaun Ryder: “I still have to go to Mass every week”
Music

Shaun Ryder: “I still have to go to Mass every week”

Michael Palin: “These are scary times. Everything is for sale”
TV

Michael Palin: “These are scary times. Everything is for sale”

Wilko Johnson: “I believed I was going to die – then started to feel alive”
Music

Wilko Johnson: “I believed I was going to die – then started to feel alive”

Bear Grylls: “I start every day on my knees praying by my bed”
TV

Bear Grylls: “I start every day on my knees praying by my bed”

Lee Mack: “Like most of the nation, I’m a bit addicted to drinking”
Culture

Lee Mack: “Like most of the nation, I’m a bit addicted to drinking”

Sir Chris Hoy interview: “It’s not about winning…”
News

Sir Chris Hoy interview: “It’s not about winning…”

Matthew Macfadyen: “I’m horrified looking back at those relationships”
TV

Matthew Macfadyen: “I’m horrified looking back at those relationships”

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi: My interest was what it meant to be black and British
Politics

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi: My interest was what it meant to be black and British

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Ozzy Osbourne interview: “I tried a bit of burglary but I was useless”
Music

Ozzy Osbourne interview: “I tried a bit of burglary but I was useless”

Boy George: “If you smash a guy’s windows, he’s not going to like you more”
Music

Boy George: “If you smash a guy’s windows, he’s not going to like you more”

Shami Chakrabarti: Women have not done enough about gender injustice
Politics

Shami Chakrabarti: Women have not done enough about gender injustice

Colin Jackson: I fell out with Linford Christie and almost torched our office
News

Colin Jackson: I fell out with Linford Christie and almost torched our office

Christopher Biggins: “Bisexuals should own up – not ruin a woman’s life”
TV

Christopher Biggins: “Bisexuals should own up – not ruin a woman’s life”

Simon Weston interview: “Today’s enemy can be tomorrow’s friend”
News

Simon Weston interview: “Today’s enemy can be tomorrow’s friend”

Buzz Aldrin interview: “I was advised not to say anything about it…”
News

Buzz Aldrin interview: “I was advised not to say anything about it…”

Reginald D Hunter: “The world needs my DNA”
Culture

Reginald D Hunter: “The world needs my DNA”

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Michael Rosen: “I thought everything had come to an end”
Books

Michael Rosen: “I thought everything had come to an end”

Diane Abbott: “I understood why my mother had to leave”
Politics

Diane Abbott: “I understood why my mother had to leave”

Olivia Colman: “I immediately knew I would marry him”
TV

Olivia Colman: “I immediately knew I would marry him”

Irvine Welsh: “You either kill yourself or you grow up”
Books

Irvine Welsh: “You either kill yourself or you grow up”

Meat Loaf: ‘There’s much from my childhood I’ve blocked out’
Music

Meat Loaf: ‘There’s much from my childhood I’ve blocked out’

Jamie Oliver: “I’m much calmer than the original me”
TV

Jamie Oliver: “I’m much calmer than the original me”

Mel Giedroyc: “Hopefully my daughters won’t do what I did!”
TV

Mel Giedroyc: “Hopefully my daughters won’t do what I did!”

Charlie Higson: “We were a huge part of Thatcher’s Britain”
TV

Charlie Higson: “We were a huge part of Thatcher’s Britain”

Kathy Burke on booze, boys and extraordinary people
TV

Kathy Burke on booze, boys and extraordinary people

Paul McCartney: John and I had a premonition of success
Music

Paul McCartney: John and I had a premonition of success

John Lydon interview: “I’d trade it all to have had kids”
Music

John Lydon interview: “I’d trade it all to have had kids”

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