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Issue 1297 - Undefeated!

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Undefeated: Our vendors who wrestled the beast....and won!

The Beast from the East may have brought most of Britain to a standstill last week – but it didn’t stop our Big Issue vendors. Our fearless crew across the country battled the freezing temperatures and snowy conditions to bring you your copy of The Big Issue.

Also this week...

Hedy Lamarr and the battle for modernity – Susan Sarandon spills the story of the Hollywood starlet who was also a technological pioneer in her spare time

In a Letter To My Younger Self, First Lady of Burlesque Dita Von Teese on her dreams when she first started performing, ageism against women in showbiz and why people who knew 16-year-old Dita would be “amazed” by what she went on to do

Director Lynne Ramsay jumped into a freezing, fetid Russian bath to show solidarity with Joaquin Phoenix on the set of new PTSD thriller You Were Never Really Here. We find out how she got her reputation for being hard work

And lots more!

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