Laura Main – John spoke to the Call the Midwife star about her life on stage and screen

Having watched every episode of Call The Midwife, at the top of my interview hitlist was Laura Main, who, initially, played Sister Bernadette before marrying the doctor and becoming Shelagh Turner. I was very excited when my opportunity arose but it wasn’t on set at Nonnatus House, so I didn’t need a bike to get there. It was in her dressing room at the Mayflower, Southampton, where she was playing Princess Fiona in this year’s run of Shrek The Musical.

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Jason Donovan

My latest interview with Jason was an opportunity to discuss his career, past and present, and some of the darker moments in his life.
When I last met Jason Donovan I admitted there had been a week in August 1988 when he caused me daily problems…
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Chris returns to boost Ventnor

Chris Russell is one of only seven Islanders to have played first class cricket over the past 90 years. The Wroxall youngster, who spent nine seasons as a fast bowler with Worcestershire, has now returned to his home soil to skipper, and hopefully revitalise Ventnor, our only Southern League club.

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