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Issue #A06 • ships from Apr 26 2006
News-stand Price UK £3.50 / US $5.99

In 132 pages…

• We met with the creators and star Matthew Fox to try to extract information about what to expect from Season Two. And they were surprisingly forthcoming…
Plus The Top 10 reasons to watch Lost

Jason Lee as Earl HickeyMy Name is Earl
• We meet with creator Greg Garcia, who discusses his struggle to get the show made and why he based the character of Earl on Nicolas Cage’s character from Raising Arizona!
Plus stars Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee and Jaime Pressly have their say

Does the book make a good movie?The Da Vinci Code
• Will the runaway success of the book world became an instant box office hit in May? We take a look at what has made the book so popular and why it has sparked such heated controversy

Daz SampsonEurovision 2006
• We ponder whether this could finally be the year for UK victory. Entrant Daz Sampson tells us he believes so. Although he does admit if he receives ‘nul points’ he’ll be leaving the country…

Jimmy McGovern
• The writer reveals why The Street has become the show he is most proud of, why he hates soap operas, and why Liverpool should become the new London

Zero 7
• The talented British duo discusses their third album The Garden, their careers from record studio tea boys to influential artists, and why they’re a long way from becoming the next Simon and Garfunkel

Colin Firth
• The British actor talks about why he’s leaving Darcy in the shadows to pursue more ‘tortured’ roles and that infamous sex scene in his latest film Where the Truth Lies

You’re Making That Up
This is Spinal Tap heralded the way for the improvised ‘mockumentary’ film style back in 1984 and with the upcoming film Confetti due to hit cinema screens next month, we reveal why comedy is taking the no-script route once again

• Singer-songwriter Grant Nicholas reflects back on the group’s lengthy career.


Vinnie Jones
• On his latest role as the muscle-bound Juggernaut in X-Men: The Last Stand, and why Hollywood keeps beckoning him

Amy Wadge
• The Bristol-born singer on collaborating with Marti Pellow, covering The Manic Street Preachers and why she has no desire to make it big

Andrew Rosenheim
• The author discusses his latest novel Keeping Secrets and the reasons for the vast cultural divide that exists between the US and England

Works in Progress
  • Picture Previews of upcoming BBC adventure drama Robin Hood, Beyoncé’s new musical Dreamgirls plus what we can expect next from pop sensation Christina Aguilera
By Popular Demand
  • The five film directors we’d most like to see helm the Mission: Impossible franchise
Lost in…
  • This issue, our regular columnist discusses the joys of podcasts.
The Works Quiz
  • 10 questions to test your knowledge.
Then and Now
  • Through the years… Pet Shop Boys
Inner Workings
  • We take a closer look at the Cybermen attack in the new series of Doctor Who
The Golden Years
  • What you were watching, reading and listening to in 1991
Shooting the Breeze
  • Pippa Haywood on sex scenes and corpsing in Green Wing
The Water Cooler
  • The unforgettable cliffhanger finale of the first series of Green Wing
Reviews, including…
  • TV
    The Armstrongs
    – Season 2
    The Street
    PLUS: All the brand new dramas launching in the US…

  • Movies

    PLUS The hottest new Stateside releases reviewed
    A complete guide to the month’s films

  • DVDs
    Match Point
    Walk the Line

    And more!

  • Computer Games
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – Legend
    Namco Museum
    Worms: Open Warfare

    And more!

  • Music
    Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium
    Snow Patrol – Eyes Open
    Zero 7 – The Garden
    And more!

  • Books
    The Constant Princess – Phillippa Gregory
    Digging to America – Anne Tyler
    Red Leaves – Thomas H Cook
    And more!

20 Things To Do This Month
  • Our essential guide to the entertainment you should not miss over the coming month
  • Jimmy McGovern reveals why Cracker is returning for a one-off
  • We get the latest on Steven Spielberg’s new reality TV show
  • A look at the upcoming BBC comedies that will be gracing our TV screens
Contact Us
  • If you have any comments to make on the world of Entertainment then contact us at: [email protected]

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All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2006. Not for reproduction

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