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Generations of Ladybird books to revive childhood memories. Photo: Bill Smith

Legendary Ladybird . . . Lorraine Johnson spots an opportunity

Lorraine Johnson grew up enjoying Ladybird books (no doubt she got one or two in her Christmas stocking). Decades later she’s written the first proper story of the company that helped teach so many children to read.

Words Jayne Lindill Pictures Bill Smith

Robin Ellis with cooking students

The return of Robin

Veteran Ipswich-born actor Robin Ellis is returning to the screen in a remake of the period drama that made him a household name. Peter Robertson talked to him about it and his new career as a cookbook writer

Artist and writer David Gentleman at his Suffolk cottage

Gentleman’s retreat

Lucy Etherington meets the artist, David Gentleman, at his Suffolk home, the subject of his most recent – and personal – work to date

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