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Gillian Orr

Gillian Orr is an arts and features writer for The Independent.

How to interview a celebrity

When Robert De Niro cut short an interview, seasoned hacks wondered if the reporter had been too quick to put a killer question. Gillian Orr hears more interrogation tips

How photographer Shirley Baker chronicled Manchester's working-class

When Shirley Baker turned her camera on Manchester and her home town of Salford in the 1960s, she did so not only to protest the decline of the region's working-class communities, but also to record the heartwarming freedom of its children, as a new retrospective reveals

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