Shakin' Stevens

Exclusive interview with Shakin’ Stevens

At the tender age of 13, I would wake up to him every morning and kiss him goodnight. He was my denim-clad Welsh Adonis....
Tricia Penrose

We visit Tricia Penrose at her Cheshire home

Paradise is just a Heartbeat AwayLife is for the taking, and that’s exactly what husband and wife team Tricia Penrose and Mark Simpkin have...
Katie Rushworth

Exclusive interview with Yorkshire Rose, Katie Rushworth

Television gardener Katie Rushworth has an awful confession to make: “I can’t look after house plants to save my life. I can’t stop them...
Alexander O’Neal

Exclusive interview with Alexander O’Neal

Rhythm and Blues icon Alexander O’Neal - along with his nine piece band - is just about to embark on his UK tour to...
Josephine Tewson

We chat to ‘Keeping Up Appearances’ star Josephine Tewson

Tonight Josephine... People who know me well, know me as ‘last minute Lily’, always on the last ‘push’. I was the same when it came...
Caro Emerald tour

Caro Emerald tour: we catch up with the Dutch singing sensation

With her 2010 multi-platinum debut album going straight to No 1 in the UK charts, the look of a Hollywood icon of yesteryear, and...
Bobby Ball

Exclusive interview with Bobby Ball

Years after we first yelled ‘Rock on, Tommy,’ funny man Bobby Ball reflects on showbiz, marriage, and God.Kids gurning and pulling their imaginary braces...
George and Niall Costigan

George Costigan discusses the north/south divide

For nearly 50 years a star of stage and screen, George Costigan has a rather impressive and extensive biography, having worked alongside some acting...
Stuart Maconie

A Northerner in exile – Stuart Maconie

In the summer of 2008 I was a freelance radio presenter, which is a fancy term for being largely unemployed. I had  moved in...
Mike (right) on a picnic in the late 1960s with Eric and show guests The Karlins.

Eric Morecambe’s chauffeur reveals life with Britain’s favourite funnyman

Morecambe and Wise were the best-loved comic act on television for years, but behind the scenes was another double act; Morecambe and Fountain.For 14...

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