Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman on why he thinks we have a “blithering idiot” in Downing Street

The veteran broadcaster on how he lasted one day when he attemped to swear less and the Prime Minister's indecisiveness

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Lulu on getting older: “What matters is your spirit”

The singer on the importance of meditation and why it’s never too late to follow your dreams.

Candace Bushell

Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, reveals the truth behind her decision not to have children

The Sex and the City author talks dating, having children and that infamous column…

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Frank Skinner on his unlikely connection to James Bond – and why he loves getting older

The funnyman talks about becoming a dad aged 55 and why he tried to put a curse on Daniel Craig.

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Professor Tim Spector: “Choosing the right foods is the most important thing we can do for our health”

Tim Spector, the microbiome expert talks about the health scare that changed his life and how he's made poo popular.

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Pete Waterman on why he cut music out of his life – and how he got his groove back

The record producer on Kylie, his love of trains, and why he couldn’t listen to music for a year.

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Sue Johnston: “Turning 80 seems bizarre. I don’t feel like an old woman”

The actor on how she celebrates growing old and why we should all have the right to assisted dying.

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Dolly Parton:“If something is bagging, or sagging, or dragging. I’ll tuck it, suck it, or pluck it.”

Country music icon Dolly Parton talks surgery, crazy rumours and reveals why her life would have taken a different course if she’d had children.

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Tree chopping and puppies under the tree – Adam Henson shares his favourite festive memories

From tucking into the turkey to finding a puppy under the tree, Countryfile presenter Adam Henson shares festive memories of life growing up on his Cotswolds farm.

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How to make Christmas cocktails, the Hollywood way

Actor Stanley Tucci shares his take on three classic cocktails to get you in the mood for the holiday season.