Katy Manning, pic © Ian Fraser

  • Daleks and Doctors 7 Jun 19

    For three years in the 1970s, as plucky Doctor Who companion Jo Grant, Katy Manning battled intergalactic monsters from Daleks to Sea Devils, from Dæmons to giant maggots. Alongside the dashing Jon... Read More

  • Tick Tock… Stop the Biological Clock 7 Jun 19

    At 34, Emily Hartridge, personal trainer and founder of the worldwide hit YouTube show 10 Reasons Why, had been single for eight years when the subject of freezing her eggs first came up. She didn’t... Read More

  • Going Underground 17 May 19

    London owes its very existence to a river, namely the Thames or what Julius Caesar called ‘the Tamesis’. The bridge built by the Romans above the marshes at Southwark in 43AD instigated the... Read More

  • All the World Is Still a Stage 17 May 19

    He’s bold, charismatic, strong, controversial and effortlessly funny, but there is a serious side to Sir Patrick, someone who can justifiably be referred to as British acting royalty. A man loved by... Read More

  • Crossing the Bridge 3 May 19

    On a cold morning in January 2008, hundreds of people were walking across Waterloo Bridge, on their way to work. Jonny Benjamin was sitting on the edge of the bridge, ready to end his life. Were the... Read More

  • A Girl's Best Friend 3 May 19

    When’s the last time you had a chat with your friends about money? I don’t mean an animated conversation about the bargain dress you found on the sale rail rack in Selfridges, but an in-depth... Read More

  • Exploring Coastal Connections 19 Apr 19

    A ship, they say, is a microcosm of society, so what better way to explore our shifting sense of national identity than in the multitude of maritime museums around our coastline? For all its... Read More

  • The Colour of Old Conkers 5 Apr 19

    He’s tall, lean, devastatingly handsome, and with a confident insouciance that’s enormously charismatic. It’s easy to see why journalist, writer and broadcaster Kate Spicer is completely under... Read More

  • Hard Cash… and the Lack of It 22 Mar 19

    They say money makes the world go round. But is that money tangible – coins and notes – or is it digital transactions; card payments, bank transfers, smartphone taps? Increasingly, it’s the... Read More

  • Something in the Way She Moves 22 Mar 19

    Of all the hidden gems to be found on YouTube, one of the sweetest is a short clip, lasting just over a minute, of ten-year-old Anna Rose O’Sullivan dancing at a local ballet school performance. Her... Read More

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