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The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson on busking and Judi Dench

With sales of ‘The Gruffalo’ topping 13 million, Julia Donaldson is one of the most successful children’s authors ever. She tells John Walsh how busking in hippie-era San Francisco – and sharing a stage with Judi Dench – helped her on the path to literary stardom

Yonderland star Mathew Baynton on becoming a young Shakespeare

Thanks to his Pythonesque musical turns on 'Horrible Histories' and 'Yonderland', Mathew Baynton appeals to all generations. So, with a big new TV drama and a film up his sleeve, is this former clown student ready to be as famous as his old friend James Corden?