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Q&A: Jo Brand

In the lead up to our big Standard Issue Stands Up For Comic Relief gig on Monday 11 May at the Lyric, we’re asking each of our line-up nine questions. First up: the awesome Jo Brand.
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National Pet Month: A gallery of furry friends

As National Pet Month comes to an end, we asked Standard Issue contributors to share photos and accompanying anecdotes from their animal albums... and now need to find an excuse for a series of in-person introductions.
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Q&A: Jo Caulfield

In the lead up to our big Standard Issue Stands Up For Comic Relief gig on Monday 11 May at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue, we’re asking each of our line-up a few questions. Today we’re having a natter with sharp as a tack standup Jo Caulfield.

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Q&A: Holly Walsh

In the lead up to our big Standard Issue Stands Up For Comic Relief gig on Monday 11 May at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue, we’re asking each of our line-up a few questions. Holly Walsh is all about the dachshunds.
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SIM Illustrated: Laura Swaddle

We’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of illustrators at Standard Issue and thought it was about time we got to know them a bit better as well as admiring their work. In the latest in a series of profiles, say hello to Laura Swaddle.
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National Pet Month: In loving memory

As we continue to celebrate our buddies from the animal kingdom during April, a trio of writers take time out to remember pets they have loved and lost.
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SIM Illustrated: Louise Boulter

We’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of illustrators at Standard Issue and thought it was about time we offered a proper meet and greet. In the second of a series of profiles, please say hello to the wonderful Louise Boulter (who also designed our mug!).
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SIM Illustrated: Claire Jones

We’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of illustrators at Standard Issue and thought it was about time we offered a proper meet and greet. In the first of a series of profiles, allow us to introduce Claire Jones.
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Loving My Library

It’s not been a good few years for the humble local library, so on the eve of National Libraries Day, four Standard Issue writers wax lyrical about the joys they offer.
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Live blogged: Stars In Their Eyes

The sliding doors, smoke machine and magic makeup chair were dusted off and another crowd of sing-a-likes gathered for the return of classic Saturday night staple, Stars In Their Eyes with comedian Harry Hill taking over presenting duties. We couldn't have been doing more small hand claps at the prospect - that was until comic Sarah Millican said she fancied doing a live blog to mark the occasion. Catch up with the live blog as it happened here.