Oldham's Sarah Lancashire is one of our best-loved stars. She spent months preparing for her latest harrowing role, which is on our screens this month.
The most decorated Olympic athlete in British sports history, Sir Bradley Wiggins from Eccleston is enjoying recounting tales from his eventful career.
Maxine Peake, the star of new film Gwen, has won plaudits for her gritty work on stage and screen but she didn't set out to work in serious drama.
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