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Interviews

Jay
Blades

Jay Blades is the star of BBC's 'The Repair Shop', in his new book 'Making It', he opens up about his troubled youth and experiences of racism, and how he turned his life around to become a leading restorer and national treasure in this warm, inspirational memoir. 

Here, Jay talks about his childhood, how he got his TV break, making mistakes and what he loves about The Repair Shop. We also have a chance for you to win a copy of 'Making It'. 

Retailer focus

We speak to Marcia Wood of Flores

Each issue, we interview one of our much loved independent retailers and ask them about their passion, how they have coped during the pandemic and what they are looking forward to doing after the pandemic. 

Paralympian focus

Team GB's, Piers Gilliver, talks about his Tokyo aspirations

Wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver won silver for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016 and is determined to go one better when he competes at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games this month. The University of Bath athlete chats Tokyo dreams, his inspirational journey, and what he loves about Bath.

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British singer-songwriter Gabrielle will play at this summer’s 'The Bath Festival Finale Weekend', the two-day music festival on the Bath Recreation Ground.

 

The Dreams singer took time out ahead of a busy summer to talk about her appearance on 'The Masked Singer', who the show influenced her new album, and on coming to Bath to perform. There is also a chance to win two tickets to see Gabrielle at The Bath Forum later this year. 

David Threlfall

Well known for playing leading roles on stage and television, and with many accolades to his name including an Olivier Award for his portrayal of Stephen in New Ambassadors 'Someone Who'll Watch Over Me' and a Bafta for his role as 'Daddy' in Victoria Wood's 'Housewife 49', David Threlfall will be joining Iford Arts at Belcombe Court this year as he narrates Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf'. I caught up with David to find out more about the man and his love of language in all forms.

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Food and Drink Interview

Jesse Davies and Ross Shaw

Jesse Davies and Ross Shaw are the brains behind A:ROAM:A. Here, they chat to InBath about their backgrounds, how A:ROAM:A came about and their future plans. Plus, the pair have put together a couple of recipes that you can try at home..

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Henry Lewis

Olivier award-winning comedy favourites, Mischief, have fast become a global phenomenon with productions across every continent (aside from Antartica!) 

Known for their slapstick gags and fast paced comedy, Mischief have seen international success with smash-hit stage shows, The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, and the hugely popular six-part TV series, The Goes Wrong Show, on BBC One. 

 

Their latest West End hit, Groan Ups, heads out on its first UK Tour, opening at Theatre Royal Bath on 12th August where it appears until Saturday 21st August.

 

We spoke to one of the co-writers Henry Lewis

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