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Latest articles from Amie Mulderrig

Vote for the Stow Festival

Organisers of the popular Stow Festival are celebrating after the community event was nominated in two categories at this year’s UK Festival Awards.

Actor Adam Pearson on disfigurement, working with Jonathan Glazer and nude scenes with Scarlett Johansson

Filmmaker Jonathan Glazer has produced some of the most culturally significant images of our time: from his advertising work with Guinness and Sony BRAVIA to his movies Sexy Beast and Birth. So when fan Adam Pearson was offered the chance to meet the director, to a secure a part in his latest movie Under the Skin, he leapt at the chance. Unfortunately their initial meeting didn’t entirely go to plan.

Just who has the X Factor?

After three days of auditions the difficult decisions have been made and the X Factor finalists have been selected.

Made in Dagenham actress Sophie Isaacs on women's rights and working with Gemma Arterton

All they wanted was to be treated fairly. To have the same rights and wages as their male counterparts. ​The story of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female sewing machinists walked out in protest against sexual discrimination has already been dramatised into a film Made in Dagenham. Now this inspirational tale of women who paved the way for the introduction of The Equal Pay Act by Government has been transformed into a musical of the same name.

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