Dorienne's studio

  • Artist in Residence 20 Jul 18

    Down a sleepy country lane, close to Elstree village, lies a Victorian gatekeeper’s lodge, formally part of the Penniwells Estate, where a quirky giraffe sculpture peeps over tall hedges, and oak... Read More

  • A Life More Fabulous 23 Mar 18

    At the age of 65, self-confessed makeup junkie Tricia Cusden brought home an expensive selection of high end cosmetics after being convinced by the advertising message that they’d make her look... Read More

  • Larks by the Lorry Load 9 Mar 18

    Bill Bailey is buzzing. After a gap of two years, the comedian has embarked on a major nationwide tour with a show entitled Larks in Transit, combing in one unique package Bill’s trademark hilarious... Read More

  • Soairse Shines 9 Feb 18

    Still only 23, Saoirse Ronan has found the role of a lifetime. Such a preposterously premature statement may seem like PR hype, but when you’re the star of the highest-rated movie ever – at least... Read More

  • Tough Love 26 Jan 18

    While he’s undoubtedly one of Hollywood’s biggest draws, it’s nice to see Liam Neeson has remained as humble as ever. Despite a phenomenally successful four-decade commitment to the big... Read More

  • The Unlikely Hunter Gatherer 29 Dec 17

    Many people nurture a vague hope that, at some point in the future, they’ll be able to ditch a humdrum day job to do something more imaginative. Few, however, have the pluck to put their dream... Read More

  • Keeping the Wonder Alive 1 Dec 17

    Growing up, Julianne Moore had slightly less glamorous dreams for the future. “I wanted to be a doctor or a lawyer and go to grad school because that’s what my parents wanted. But above that, I... Read More

  • Heartbreak and Humour 17 Nov 17

    In real life Sue Holderness is much more well spoken than her alter ego Marlene (or Marleeene as fictional husband Boycie in comedy classic Only Fools and Horses would say). Moreover, she’s not... Read More

  • Septuagenarian Siren 22 Sep 17

    For someone whose name is now synonymous with the glamorous world of Hollywood, it took a good while for Helen Mirren to make her breakthrough on-screen. That role – as Jane Tennison in long-running... Read More

  • Getting the Drift 8 Sep 17

    if you’ve spent the summer seeking out the sunshine, here or abroad, in search of a warm break with plenty of opportunities for relaxation (and why wouldn’t you?), then spare a thought for... Read More

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