Interviews

A 'Whirlwind' blows into Plymouth 

Affectionately known as 'The Peoples Champion', Jimmy White has been entertaining audience across the world with his uncompromising attacking style for 40 years.

The six-time World Championship finalist, and winner of 10 ranking events, was due to back in Plymouth for the ROKiT UK Senior British Open this October, but due to COVID, this has now been delayed until September 2021. We caught up with 'The Whirlwind' to talk about his memories of playing in Plymouth, being on tour with so many familiar faces and the one he is happy isn't old enough to join the tour just yet.

NHS Hero

My COVID experience – Naomi Lean: A Coming Together

To celebrate the outstanding work of our #NHSHeroes, we speak to Occupational Therapist, Naomi Lean who shares her experience of being part of a new multidisciplinary team in the face of COVID-19.

Yotam Ottolenghi

What's you Flavour?

We speak to Yotam Ottolenghi 

Celebrity Chef, Yotam Ottolenghi, chats about his latest book 'Flavour', growing up in the Middle East and what he would change, if he was PM for the day.

Seann

Walsh

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Seann Walsh was due to head back out on tour this year with his hotly anticipated new show Same Again? This show mixes some of Seann’s best loved routines with new candid stories from the last ten years. Now postponed until 2021, Craig Maplesden caught up with Seann before lockdown to talk about his new show, doing stand-up in the playground at primary school and cage fighting.

Gabrielle

It's been 20 years since one of the UK's most successful singer-songwriters, Gabrielle, released her debut album 'Rise'. 

Having had a UK tour planned for late 2020 to celebrate the anniversary, Gabrielle had to reluctantly postpone the shows until 2021. Craig Maplesden caught up with the 'Dreams' hit-maker before lockdown to talk about her music, being a mum and why now is a good time to 'Rise Again'.

Sunbirds

We chat to former The Beautiful South frontman about his new band

Founder member Dave Hemingway has announced that his new band Sunbirds will release their debut album ‘Cool To Be Kind’.