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Celebrity Interviews

Simona Brown on playing Tess in Kiss Me First and working with Hugh Laurie in The Night Manager

Simona Brown on Kiss Me First: ‘It could be a new era in TV’

Simona Brown, a south east Londoner through and through, tells us about meeting other SE London greats Olivia Coleman and John Boyega, and her latest role in Kiss Me First, which she describes as ‘a new era for TV’ 

Tallulah Haddon on Kiss Me First: ‘They’re doing something that hasn’t been done before’

Camberwell actor Tallulah Haddon discusses playing Leila in Kiss Me First, the new Channel 4 and Netflix hit drama about a fictional online gaming site

Lucie Shorthouse interview: The Streatham actress on her role in Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Actor Lucie Shorthouse: ‘It’s about celebrating who you are’

Award-winning actor Lucie Shorthouse on playing Pritti Pasha in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, diversity in the industry and life in Streatham

Gary Oldman accepts the Oscar for Best Leading Actor in Darkest Hour at the 90th Academy Awards (photo: Michael Yada / A.M.P.A.S.)

Gary Oldman Namechecks South London in Emotional Oscar Speech

New Cross-born Gary Oldman, whose acting career spans four decades, has finally won his first Oscar, and not only does he namecheck south London, he also tells his mum to ‘put the kettle on’

Carey Mulligan: ‘I May Have Taken It All Too Seriously Before’

Westminster-born actress Carey Mulligan on her new one-woman play, Girls & Boys, at the Royal Court, why she thinks she’ll never play a superhero and the challenges of filming while pregnant 

James Stewart: ‘I Signed Up For a Marathon When I Was Drunk’

James Stewart has made a name for himself since joining Heart Radio two years ago. As well as becoming a bit of a style icon and a regular frow at London Fashion Week, he even finds time to run laps around Clapham Common in preparation for a marathon… 

Ashley James: I Want Everyone to Feel Happy in Their Own Skin

West London local Ashley James has reinvented herself from Made in Chelsea alumnus to celebrity DJ and body confidence advocate. She has big plans for 2018 – but she has to survive Celebrity Big Brother first

Actor Georgina Campbell interview: On Black Mirror, Broadchurch, Krypton and life in Clapham

Georgina Campbell on Black Mirror, Broadchurch & BAFTA

Actor Georgina Campbell on Black Mirror, Broadchurch, winning a BAFTA, creating conversations and life in Clapham

Louise Candlish on why you should give the dog a bone (photo: Chalabala/ThinkStock/Getty Images)

Louise Candlish: Give the Dog a Bone

Novelist and SW Resident columnist Louise Candlish on why you should give the dog a bone, and where to find one in south west London… 

The Hairy Bikers on why London is the centre of their foodie world

The Hairy Bikers: ‘We Travel the World, But it’s All Here in London’

From their native north, to the arty heart of the capital, The Hairy Bikers have won over all-comers with their distinctly British brand of culinary motorcycling

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