The former leader of The Commotions looks back, while Stockport’s light-psych-pop five-piece headline the latest NME Awards Tour, plus Hannah Peel, Grammy-winning metallers Ghost, Ben Haenow and Blackberry Smoke.
Stepping in to Charlotte Rampling’s duplex in Paris’s 16th arrondissement, I meet not one glamour-puss but two. Joe, a magnificent Red Maine Coon, glides down the stairs as we shake hands. I’m privileged: he rarely greets strangers.
With its quaint villages, bustling towns, colourful fields and miles of dramatic coastline, East Anglia provides the perfect backdrop for stories of all genres; from romance to crime, chilling thrillers to childhood adventures.