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Rick Astley has regained his pop star status and is set to rock Hampton Court this month, says Miranda Jessop more

22 May 2017 16:09 Interviews

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David Venni BBC

Radio 2 favourite Jo Whiley talks kids, gigs and gardening ahead of her Derby Day DJ set at Epsom. Jane McGowan sounds her out more

22 May 2017 15:48 Interviews

June heralds National Volunteer Week. Sophie Farrah revisits the lovely London Wetland Centre and meets some of the willing souls who give up their time to run it more

19 May 2017 10:44 News

William Gadsby Peet talks to Nanette Newman and Lindsay Branagh about their first book together, narky earwigs and the magic of reading more

27 Apr 2017 15:17 Kids/Schools

Jane McGowan catches up with Sasha Regan, the acclaimed director behind the all-male versions of some Gilbert & Sullivan classics more

24 Apr 2017 12:01 Theatre/Arts

Flower deliveries aren’t just for sick friends and Mother’s Day. Madeleine Kingsley finds out more more

24 Apr 2017 11:56 Interviews

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Designer, writer, paint colourist or singer? Why all four, of course! Victor Smart meets the indefatigable Nicky Haslam more

21 Apr 2017 17:34 Interviews

Ignoring the scary advice, blogger and journalist, Amy Baker set out alone for a Great Big Adventure more

31 Mar 2017 11:06 Interviews

Surrey paralympian Hannah Russell has certainly done her county proud. Here, she tells Jane McGowan about life in and out of the pool more

30 Mar 2017 17:22 Interviews

What began with 15 students standing round a piano at lunchtime has grown into a national phenomenon. Jane McGowan catches up with Rock Choir founder Caroline Redman Lusher more

30 Mar 2017 16:57 Interviews

Jane McGowan meets Paul Miller, celebrated artistic director of Richmond’s Orange Tree Theatre more

30 Mar 2017 12:47 Theatre/Arts

Businesswoman, campaigner, friend. Sarah Tucker interviews her long-time pal and the woman who took the Government to court over Brexit more

27 Mar 2017 11:50 Interviews

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Rick Stein, seafood chef and champion of fishermen, has opened his first London restaurant in Barnes. Sophie Farrah finds out what gastronomic delights he has in store more

27 Mar 2017 11:21 Food

Ronan Keating and his wife Storm are part of a coffee revolution. Sophie Farrah hears the latest Boyzone tale more

24 Mar 2017 10:33 Food

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He is part of the broadcasting aristocracy. But John Humphrys has a charitable eye on the poor. Ahead of a talk in Epsom this month, Emily Horton hears his thoughts on Today and hopes for tomorrow more

15 Mar 2017 11:41 Interviews

West End star Jodie Prenger talks to Jane McGowan ahead of her starring role in the 30th anniversary production of Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine more

27 Feb 2017 17:19 Theatre/Arts

Bruce Casalis, founder of the multi-award winning Bruce’s Doggy Day Care, talks to Jane McGowan about his state-of-the-art dog care centre more

17 Feb 2017 10:26 Interviews

Artistic director of Stopgap Dance Company Lucy Bennett talks to Jane McGowan about the groundbreaking group’s latest work more

10 Feb 2017 11:41 Theatre/Arts

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Andrew Shaylor

Amanda Hodges talks to Surrey-based photographer Andrew Shaylor about his project The Dorkinians, a unique portrait of the people of Dorking more

10 Feb 2017 10:05 Interviews

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jamie Raven has gone on to achieve some truly magical things since first hitting our screens in 2015. Jane McGowan is spellbound ahead of his performances at Camberley Feb 5 and Kingston Feb 12 more

26 Jan 2017 12:12 Interviews

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