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Rebecca Adlington OBE – who famously swam to a double Olympic gold in Beijing and a double bronze four years later at the London games – gives us the lowdown on swimming for fitness and fun.

One of the world’s greatest perfumers, London-based Jo Malone MBE talks to Jessica Jonzen about her autobiography, her new brand and triumphing over adversity When you think of Jo Malone, you think of luxury. From the clean and unexpected fragrances to the cream-and-black packaging tied with grosgrain ribbon, the name is shorthand for style, comfort and good taste. One rarely thinks of the person behind the brand. The facial therapist…

Sophie Conran

The designer, cook, author and proud fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support talks to Jessica Jonzen about Christmases in the Conran household and her fail-safe entertaining tips Growing up as part of a design and food dynasty, it was probably inevitable that Sophie Conran would end up following suit. The only daughter of food writer Caroline Conran and Sir Terence Conran – who introduced the very idea of ‘lifestyle’ to the…

Lady Kitty Spencer

The niece of Princess Diana and cousin to Princes William and Harry, Lady Kitty Spencer talks to Jessica Jonzen about how continuing her aunt’s charitable legacy keeps her feet on the ground. There are certain assumptions that could be made about Lady Kitty Spencer. From her title and covers for Tatler magazine, to her jet-set lifestyle glamorously captured for her 36,000 Instagram followers, she appears to be the archetypal It Girl. But beyond the parties and front-row seats at London Fashion Week, there is far more…

She’s the queen of British soul and now a star of the West End. With a new album out and a reprisal of her role as Rachel Marron in the West End version of The Bodyguard, Beverley Knight is riding high. She talks to Jessica Jonzen. Beverley Knight does not do things by halves. The soul star had barely released her latest album Soulsville and finished touring in June when she went back into rehearsals to play Rachel Marron in the West End version of…

Singer Lulu in the studio

Fresh from releasing her first self-penned album, Making Life Rhyme, we meet British pop legend Lulu as she hits the road on a UK tour that sees her perform hits from an incredible 50-year career.

Chef Scott Barnard, The Grove, Hertfordshire

Scott Barnard, sous chef at The Grove in Hertfordshire, lifts the lid on life in a professional kitchen and reaching the finals of MasterChef: The Professionals.

Chef James Martin, Exclusive interview, full length crop

Celebrity chef and Saturday Kitchen host James Martin, talks to Exclusive about life growing up on a farm, his love of cars and the secret to his culinary success

Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag Just Gotta Dance

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Anton Du Beke is back on the road with his professional partner, Erin Boag. Here he tells all on marriage proposals, big personalities and why he’ll never quit Strictly.