Issue 1306

30 Sep 2019
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Downton and the undead
Wakefield actor Cara Theobold is going from Downton Abbey to battling zombies in new ITV comedy Zomboat. She tells Dan Whitehead the difference between a rolling pin and a plant pot when it comes to slaying the undead.

It’s a fishy business
A pub grub classic dish of the 1970s is helping today’s homeless people and recovering addicts to rebuild their lives, finds Roger Ratcliffe in Scarborough.

Busk a move
As summer drew to a close, the Big Busk returned to three cities in the north for three days of wonderful music for a great cause, reports Bronte Schiltz.

News, arts and entertainment, MP Ivan Lewis on making a home a fundamental human right, singer Harry Connick Jr’s letter to his younger self, and columnist Roger Ratcliffe had fallen out of love with Apple – or has he?