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The Guest Cat

The Guest Cat: The unlikeliest festive bestseller

Nick Duerden discovers why a simple, short story of a couple and a feline resonates with its readers on so many levels
Jacket required: Ed Harcourt

Ed Harcourt on Romeo Beckham and life as a court composer at Burberry

Paloma Faith, Lana del Rey, Romeo Beckham. Ed Harcourt can write for them all. But, as he tells Nick Duerden, it took a personal crisis to turn him from indie star to writer-for-hire

Christopher Green & Sarah Waters: "He does stage hypnotism, through song. He is so convincing: he has the most piercing gaze"

The author and the performer discuss how they ended up collaborating on an adaptation of The Frozen Scream

Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Wheeler's father suffered from Alzheimer's for three years, increasingly lost in the confusing shadows of his mind. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album
Philip Selway of Radiohead

Radiohead drummer Philip Selway interview: Star on his new solo album and how being in a band can make you 'narcissistic'

Selway had originally wanted to become a singer-songwriter, but after falling into drumming and with Radiohead taking off, he put songwriting to one side - for decades

Sister act: mirror image twins Louise (left) and Chistie Miller, who record under the name Millers Daughter

Mirror-image twins: One mind in two bodies

Musical sisters Louise and Christie Miller recently discovered they were mirror-image twins. Which might, they tell Nick Duerden, explain their almost psychic connection
Branching out: Henderson has ditched the cute vintage look she sported on The X Factor

The X Factor star Ella Henderson: 'I'm where I want to be, and I'll work hard to stay here'

Ella Henderson, 18, tells Nick Duerden that she won't be another Cowell-manufactured has-been

Ashley Roberts interview: What The Pussycat Dolls were really like

As Ashley Roberts goes solo, she lifts the lid on who got the cream in The Pussycat Dolls...

Rizzle Kicks interview: The Brighton boys are on a roll

Hits, film roles, TV presenting – Rizzle Kicks are a self-made duo with talents that go beyond the charts. Just don’t call them the new Ant & Dec

Going solo: Feeder songwriter Grant Nicholas’s debut album is suffused with regret

He says that he still feels lucky to be able to do what he loves, but that there is much about being in a band he hates

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