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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Adapted: My life with cerebral palsy

It’s been nine years in the making but now an Island writer has been given the chance to tell his story about life with cerebral palsy.Josh Barry, 31, of East Cowes, is this month launching his autobiography, ‘Adapted’, the story of his life and his determination not to be defined by his disability.  

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