Issue 1378

26 Apr 2021
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Mother of invention From a bent lawyer in Line of Duty to a scheming member of Bridgerton’s high society, Polly Walker loves playing bold but misinterpreted characters. Dan Whitehead is surprised to find her at her parents’ home in Warrington as she explains the appeal of her job.

Spring in your step Birds of prey, limestone cliffs and ancient burial grounds are among the attractions of these four great spring walks from Roger Ratcliffe.

Men of Kent The first version of Nick Kent was was the music journalist whose taste for excess exceeded that of the people he wrote about. The second is someone who long agocleaned up, glimpsed God and lives a quiet life in Paris. Gary Ryan pieces them together.

Plus News, arts and entertainment, columnist Saskia Murphy, ex-prison lifer Erwin James’sletter to his younger self, crossword, Sudoku and more.

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