Fifty years have passed since Free’s Paul Rodgers and the late Paul Kossoff met. Devoting an entire tour to the band’s songs for the first time since those days, he says performing them without his friend is heartbreaking.
Imelda May launches her first UK tour in more than three years at the Ipswich Regent tonight. She talks about the secret divide in music, the X-Factor and everyone’s fascination with her new(ish) haircut.
Performance artist Catherine Hoffmann brings her latest show, Free Lunch with the StenchWench, to Colchester Arts Centre tonight. Described as a humiliating scrap with growing up skint in flat broke Britain, she talks about the “shame of lack”.