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Still Holding The Flame – The Roland Gift interview

It was an appreciation of the soulful voice of Otis Redding that helped inspire Roland Gift to seek out a life as a performer. The Birmingham-born singer and actor was only six when Redding was killed in a plane crash … Continue reading

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To the power of 3WW – back in touch with Alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton

This week saw the release of the brand new Alt-J LP, Relaxer, coming on the tail of this inventive trio’s Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winning 2012 debut An Awesome Wave and 2014’s No.1, Grammy and Brit Award-nominated This Is … Continue reading

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All that matters is here – the Hannah Peel interview

Among the festive-themed adverts on our TV screens right now is a touching Aardman-animated tale made for the Alzheimer’s Research UK charity. The Santa Forgot story follows a little girl, Freya, who while preparing for Christmas realises much of the … Continue reading

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Highway to Hull (and back) – the Lucy Beaumont interview

After a five-year apprenticeship on the comedy circuit, it’s fair to say Lucy Beaumont is making a name for herself. Her ‘blend of surreal offbeat humour’ (as her press biog would have it) has led to several plaudits since becoming … Continue reading

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The South rises again – the Dave Hemingway interview

Cast your mind back, and follow me on a journey to my past, and the last time I got to meet Dave Hemingway. Unlikely as it seems – to me at least – it’s a quarter of the century since … Continue reading

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