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Issue 1453 - Line of Duty

The Interrogation
As the hit crime series Line of Duty returns, we turn the tables on the show’s cast, getting Vicky McClure and Martin Compston to ask each other the questions

Orlando Bloom
The Lord of the Rings star talks about family life with Katy Perry and his love for his much-loved, much-missed dog that taught him how precious life is in Letter To My Younger Self

Helpline
We announce a new Jobs Helpline for those trying to find a way back into work

Also inside

- John Bird says we should forget the royal row as eradicating poverty is a much bigger issue
- I tweet therefore I am? Tracey Follows writes about how our identity is being altered from living our lives more online
- System of a Down rock icon Serj Tankian talks about highlighting the political struggle in Armenia
- Our vendor expert Darren Goldrick gets us ready for post-lockdown staycation camping trips with tips about lighting a fire
- And Kent vendor Rob Lovett tells us about his incredible boat restoration project!

Plus lots more!

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