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Clive Francis¬†appeared at Guildford’s Mill Studio in December 2012 for his one-man rendition of A Christmas Carol. I spoke to the actor ahead of the show for the Guildford, Farnham & Woking Magazines’ Showtime pages

Twickenham Studios¬†celebrated its centenary in 2013. I toured the studios in St Margaret’s and interviewed Maria Walker – a dedicated freelance employee who became its new boss after leading a successful campaign to rescue the site. The resulting article became the lead feature in the Richmond & Barnes Magazines for January 2013

Tony Benn, the Old Labour warrior, was to come to Guildford’s G-Live in February 2013 for his regular speaking tour. I visited him at his Notting Hill address to discuss his life and views. While the show was postponed due to his ailing health, the piece was published as the lead feature in the Guildford, Farnham & Working Magazines and the Surrey Downs Magazine February editions

James Dreyfus, the star of films and sitcoms both in the UK and across the pond, appeared in Noel Coward’s The Vortex at Rose Theatre Kingston. I met him during rehearsals to discuss his career, the trials of typecasting and his take on the show. With exclusive pictures, the interview made both the cover and the lead feature in the Elmbridge & Kingston Magazines’ February editions

Chris Ingram made his fortune in the media and communications industry. Since selling up in 2001, the Surrey resident has embraced art collecting, bought Woking Football Club and invested in all manner of philanthropic ventures. I spoke to him for the Guildford, Farnham, Woking, Elmbridge and Kingston Magazines’ April editions as his art collection goes on show at the Lightbox Gallery

Richard Wilson, best known in the role of Victor Meldrew in BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave, came to the Rose Theatre Kingston to direct Richard Bean’s Smack Family Robinson. I went to meet him at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Islington, for April’s Elmbridge & Kingston Magazines

Marti Pellow, frontman of Wet Wet Wet, came to New Wimbledon Theatre to star in Evita. We discussed the show, his career and his battle with his demons for May’s Elmbridge & Kingston Magazines

JMW Turner, one of Britain’s most famous artists, built a house in Twickenham 200 years ago. I was given a tour of the¬†dilapidated property by members of the Turner’s House Trust for this lead feature in June’s Richmond & Barnes Magazines to aid their bid to save it

Tom Watson MP, Labour’s deputy chairman, was booked to speak about his book, Dial M for Murdoch, at Kingston Connections story telling festival. I met him at Portcullis House, Westminster, to discuss his career, the party, his take on the hacking scandal and the child sex abuse scandal at Elm Guesthouse, Barnes, for June’s Elmbridge & Kingston Magazines

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