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Letter To My Younger Self

Roger Taylor on Elvis, Freddie Mercury’s belief in Queen and his weekend with Bowie
Music

Roger Taylor on Elvis, Freddie Mercury’s belief in Queen and his weekend with Bowie

Roger Taylor: ‘I just wish I’d got to say goodbye to Freddie’
Music

Roger Taylor: ‘I just wish I’d got to say goodbye to Freddie’

Big Issue sellers share words of advice for their younger selves
News

Big Issue sellers share words of advice for their younger selves

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton on her journey from homelessness to fire chief – via The Big Issue
News

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton on her journey from homelessness to fire chief – via The Big Issue

Terry Hall: ‘The Specials have always been about protest’
Music

Terry Hall: ‘The Specials have always been about protest’

Andy Murray on childhood, success and the advice his daughter gave him
Life

Andy Murray on childhood, success and the advice his daughter gave him

Actor Samuel West: ‘I was a rebellious 33-year-old’
TV

Actor Samuel West: ‘I was a rebellious 33-year-old’

Paul McGann: ‘Doctor Who couldn’t have worked out better’
TV

Paul McGann: ‘Doctor Who couldn’t have worked out better’

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Jackson Browne: ‘The best is always yet to come’
Music

Jackson Browne: ‘The best is always yet to come’

Jonathan Edwards: ‘It almost feels like somebody else’s life’
News

Jonathan Edwards: ‘It almost feels like somebody else’s life’

Peter Ackroyd: ‘When I was young I wanted to be Pope’
Books

Peter Ackroyd: ‘When I was young I wanted to be Pope’

Joan Armatrading: ‘I didn’t know I was breaking ground’
Music

Joan Armatrading: ‘I didn’t know I was breaking ground’

Ricky Ross: ‘You can avoid real life, and still get paid!’
Music

Ricky Ross: ‘You can avoid real life, and still get paid!’

Julian Lloyd Webber: ‘The longest relationship I’ve had is with my cello’
Music

Julian Lloyd Webber: ‘The longest relationship I’ve had is with my cello’

Richard Coles: ‘I still don’t think David is dead’
News

Richard Coles: ‘I still don’t think David is dead’

Ed Miliband: ‘I should have taken more chances’
News

Ed Miliband: ‘I should have taken more chances’

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Joanna Scanlon: ‘I don’t see conformity as a good thing’
TV

Joanna Scanlon: ‘I don’t see conformity as a good thing’

Billie Piper: ‘I’ve had to prove myself twice as hard’
TV

Billie Piper: ‘I’ve had to prove myself twice as hard’

James O’Brien: ‘In therapy I felt my armour flaking away’
News

James O’Brien: ‘In therapy I felt my armour flaking away’

Ian Wright: ‘I didn’t realise how unhappy I was’
News

Ian Wright: ‘I didn’t realise how unhappy I was’

Esther Rantzen: ‘Strap on your tin helmet and keep going’
TV

Esther Rantzen: ‘Strap on your tin helmet and keep going’

Matt Baker: ‘When you grow up on a farm, you know all about hard work’
TV

Matt Baker: ‘When you grow up on a farm, you know all about hard work’

Tim Booth: ‘I carried too much responsibility in James’
Music

Tim Booth: ‘I carried too much responsibility in James’

Gabrielle: ‘Dreams definitely can come true!’
Music

Gabrielle: ‘Dreams definitely can come true!’

Erwin James: ‘Prison is a challenge. You’ll be grateful you can read’
News

Erwin James: ‘Prison is a challenge. You’ll be grateful you can read’

Orlando Bloom: ‘I got really good at hiding myself’
Film

Orlando Bloom: ‘I got really good at hiding myself’

Jay Blades: ‘The Repair Shop fixes families and communities’
TV

Jay Blades: ‘The Repair Shop fixes families and communities’

Kay Mellor: Getting pregnant 16 gives you the life experience to be a writer
TV

Kay Mellor: Getting pregnant 16 gives you the life experience to be a writer

Dame Kelly Holmes: ‘Believing in yourself is so powerful’
News

Dame Kelly Holmes: ‘Believing in yourself is so powerful’

Hugh Bonneville: ‘Acting was something other people did’
TV

Hugh Bonneville: ‘Acting was something other people did’

Hugh Bonneville: Mental health wasn’t addressed at school
TV

Hugh Bonneville: Mental health wasn’t addressed at school

Nancy Sinatra: ‘I had to work hard to get beyond my name’
Music

Nancy Sinatra: ‘I had to work hard to get beyond my name’

Nancy Sinatra: I was too shy to pursue a big career
Music

Nancy Sinatra: I was too shy to pursue a big career

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