Celebrity Interviews

Natasha Sandhu is Absolutely West Essex Life's new columnist

Natasha Sandhu: Life Isn’t Always Picture Perfect

Top Chigwell influencer Natasha Sandhu, is living the dream, but as she reveals here in her very first column, her life isn’t always picture perfect

Influencer Natasha Sandhu on life in Chigwell, Absolutely West Essex Life

Chigwell Influencer Natasha Sandhu on Life Behind the Lens

It’s all too easy to pigeonhole influencers as vain and vacuous, but Natasha Sandhu, West Essex Life’s exciting new columnist, is anything but…

Actor Prasanna Puwanarajah on Patrick Melrose, Doctor Foster and life in Edgware Road

Prasanna Puwanarajah: The Edgware Road Actor’s Journey from NHS to TV

Prasanna Puwanarajah on working with Benedict Cumberbatch, Surrane Jones in Doctor Foster, and feeling like a local on Edgware Road

Iain Glen interview on Games of Thrones and life in Dulwich (photo: Richard Saker/Rex/Shutterstock)

Iain Glen on Life in Dulwich & the Last Series of Game of Thrones

From the West End to Westeros, Dulwich’s own Iain Glen has a career many actors could only dream of. So what was it like to play Ser Jorah Mormont in Game of Thrones for a decade? And what does he have to say about the final series?

Paola Diana, feminist author of Saving the World

Notting Hill Philanthropist Paola Diana on Saving the World

Paola Diana on being a rebel, her new book, Saving the World, why she believes we need a new kind of feminism and life in Notting Hill

Squeeze (photo: Rob O'Connor)

Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook on Headlining ONBlackheath with Squeeze

It all started with an advert in a Blackheath sweet shop in 1973. Now – 45 years and 14 albums later – Squeeze return to their roots with a headline performance at OnBlackheath festival

Interview: Photographer and influencer Ron Timehin shares his Instagram tips

Influencer Ron Timehin on How to Stand Out from the Social Media Crowd

Bromley photographer and Instagram influencer Ron Timehin, featured on the 30 South of 30 list, shares his photography tips and tells us how he came to work with the likes of Adidas and Sony

Russell Norman

POLPO’s Russell Norman on Why He Can’t Get Enough of Venice

Blackheath restaurateur Russell Norman tells The Guide Resident how his love of Venice and Venetian food inspired his career his London restaurant group POLPO and his latest cookbook

Poldark actor Ciara Charteris on life in Clapham, London (photo: Montana Lowrey)

Ciara Charteris on Poldark, Period Dramas & Life in Clapham

Ciara Charteris has three films and a BAFTA award-winning TV show under her belt at just 22 years old. Here, the Clapham-based actor tells SW Resident how being cast in Poldark was a dream come true

Hannah Arterton: ‘I got to 18 and was like, “Oh God, what am I going to do with my life?”’

South Norwood-based actor Hannah Arterton – sister of Gemma Arterton – talks about roles for women, her love of Crystal Palace and becoming a crazy sausage dog lady