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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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Treasure Island

Step inside the Museum of Island History at the Guildhall in Newport and you will discover some of the most fascinating artefacts ever to be uncovered here on the Isle of Wight.

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