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“I’ve always been naughty – making people laugh is a very powerful ?thing to do”

Miriam Margolyes talks to Maureen Paton about her hunger for success, swimming to stay fit, and her hopes of growing old disgracefully After two outrageous recent appearances on the Graham Norton Show, she has become a YouTube hit at the age of 71. In an astonishingly productive 50-year career, she has worked with everyone from […]

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There is nothing like a dame . . .

. . . and there’s no one like Joan Bakewell. From ’60s chick to campaigner for the elderly, she’s still making news after five decades in the spotlight It’s a measure of just how busy Joan Bakewell continues to be that it took me three attempts to schedule this interview. Not that the 78-year-old broadcaster […]

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