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Sonya Cassidy

SONYA CASSIDY ON KILBURN AND THE NEW SEASON OF HUMANS

From Ripper Street to The Paradise, Kilburn actor Sonya Cassidy is taking our screens by storm – especially in the lead role of the new season of Humans From a young age, Sonya Cassidy found herself inherently interested in human behaviour, and was fascinated in observing people in everyday life. This fascination has led her […]

The Peckham Coal Line, Queens Road

IS LONDON THE BEST CITY IN THE WORLD FOR CROWDFUNDING?

London has fast become one of the best places in the world for crowdfunding, easily besting the likes of New York and San Francisco

Albert's in South Kensington

IS ALBERT’S THE FUTURE OF CLUBBING IN LONDON?

London’s newest private member’s club, Albert’s in South Kensington, is run by the team behind Boujis, Mahiki and Raffles, but will it really revolutionise Kensington & Chelsea’s clubbing scene?

Sprinkles and cupcakes

STAR BAKER JULIET SEAR ON HER RISE TO SUCCESS

With The Cake & Bake Show 2016 having just concluded, star baker Juliet Sear tells us how her baking success was kick started by accident and reminisces about Cake & Bake Shows past with Paul Hollywood. Now working on her third book, the acclaimed baker has just settled in Islington with her talented family, who […]

The Deep is a key cultural attraction in Hull. Surely Islington has something similar?

ROSIE MILLARD ON WHY ISLINGTON SHOULD BE THE UK’S CITY OF CULTURE

Could Islington be the UK’s City of Culture? It may not be so far-fetched, says journalist, broadcaster and Islington resident, Rosie Millard

LE BOUCHON’S JEAN PHILIPPE-TESSIER ON BRINGING FINE FRENCH WINE TO BLACKHEATH

Meet Jean-Philippe Tessier, the man who has brought Parisian chic, good wine and real French food to Tranquil Vale, Blackheath

Jade Lally on her #RoadToRio

JADE LALLY: HURLING DISCUS FROM WIMBLEDON TO RIO

Ahead of competing at the Rio Olympics, Jade Lally, who discovered discus at Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club, reflects on her bumpy #RoadToRio. From narrowly missing out on squad selection for London 2012 to funding cuts, Jade tells The Resisdent how she has battled her way through adversity

Adam Gemili's Road to Rio

ADAM GEMILI ON HIS RIO OLYMPICS MEDAL HOPES

The Resident meets Blackheath & Bromley Harriers Athletics Club member Adam Gemili on his #RoadToRio. The south east London sprinter talks about his experience at London 2012 and targeting medals at this summer’s Rio Olympics

Cox Zoe De Toledo makes Team GB

WEST LONDON’S ZOE DE TOLEDO ON HER ROAD TO RIO

West London resident and Team GB cox Zoe De Toledo on her #RoadToRio, her love for the Thames and getting her lucky break in rowing

Chains of Sand Author, Jemma Wayne

JEMMA WAYNE ON HER NEW CONFLICT INSPIRED NOVEL

North London author Jemma Wayne talks social politics, her new conflict-inspired book and her father Jeff Wayne’s ever present influence. She tells The Resident why she has taken a ‘show all angles’ approach wit her new novel, Chains of Sand…

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