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Letter To My Younger Self

Billy Ocean: ‘Even as a little kid in Trinidad I was singing in school’
Music

Billy Ocean: ‘Even as a little kid in Trinidad I was singing in school’

Dexys legend reveals Twitter Listening Parties revived love for early albums
Music

Dexys legend reveals Twitter Listening Parties revived love for early albums

Kevin Rowland: I was full of fear and too dictatorial
Music

Kevin Rowland: I was full of fear and too dictatorial

Tom Ellis: “My biggest fear growing up was people not liking me.”
TV

Tom Ellis: “My biggest fear growing up was people not liking me.”

It’s taken 40 years but Richard Osman has hit his happiness peak once again
TV

It’s taken 40 years but Richard Osman has hit his happiness peak once again

Cat Deeley takes us back to the days when Ant and Dec were ‘rubbish’
TV

Cat Deeley takes us back to the days when Ant and Dec were ‘rubbish’

Kristin Hersh: Major labels bank on the assumption that people are stupid
Music

Kristin Hersh: Major labels bank on the assumption that people are stupid

Paul Whitehouse: ‘I want to stick around to do what I enjoy’
TV

Paul Whitehouse: ‘I want to stick around to do what I enjoy’

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Jason Isaacs: ‘I manage to find simple happiness in simple things’
Music

Jason Isaacs: ‘I manage to find simple happiness in simple things’

Caitlin Moran: “I’ve always had really gigantic dreams”
Film

Caitlin Moran: “I’ve always had really gigantic dreams”

Vinnie Jones: “Winners get stronger and losers get weaker”
Film

Vinnie Jones: “Winners get stronger and losers get weaker”

Tanni Grey-Thompson: “We need to teach how to register to vote in schools”
Politics

Tanni Grey-Thompson: “We need to teach how to register to vote in schools”

Mica Paris: “I proved you can be in this business and not be a car crash”
Music

Mica Paris: “I proved you can be in this business and not be a car crash”

Caitlin Moran: ‘When it comes to love, art is a very bad advisor’
TV

Caitlin Moran: ‘When it comes to love, art is a very bad advisor’

Vinnie Jones still speaks to his wife Tanya a year after her death
Film

Vinnie Jones still speaks to his wife Tanya a year after her death

Steven Berkoff: “I began to hate authority… and that has never left me”
TV

Steven Berkoff: “I began to hate authority… and that has never left me”

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Simon Armitage: Eighties Britain was a grimy and violent place
Books

Simon Armitage: Eighties Britain was a grimy and violent place

Huey Lewis: ‘The power of love is family’
Music

Huey Lewis: ‘The power of love is family’

Vera Lynn: ‘I remember the sense of community – everyone did their bit’
Music

Vera Lynn: ‘I remember the sense of community – everyone did their bit’

Judy Collins: I didn’t write songs until after I met Leonard Cohen.
Music

Judy Collins: I didn’t write songs until after I met Leonard Cohen.

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.