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Issue #A07 • ships from May 31 2006
News-stand Price UK £3.50 / US $5.99

In 132 pages…

TWO covers! For US readers: Desperate Housewives
for the Rest of the World: Big Brother

Desperate Housewives
• Star Eva Longoria discuss how she deals with the highs and lows of fame, the much-publicized on-set feuds that reportedly beleaguer the show and how the group deals with criticism

Big Brother supplementBig Brother
• The infamous show that ceaselessly dominates the UK summer TV schedules is back, with more housemates and an even longer run. You either love it or hate it, but one thing’s for sure, everyone’s talking about it.
Now in its seventh year, we ponder the show’s longevity and enduring appeal plus chat with presenters Davina McCall and Dermot O’Leary to discover their highs and lows on the show.
And if that’s not enough, find out everything you wanted to know about the housemates and what goes on behind the scenes in our fabulous free Big Brother supplement!

Reality TV
• Who rules the roost in the reality TV stakes? We present the definitive list of the top 20 reality shows that have had us glued to our screens

The FeelingThe Feeling
• We meet lead singer Dan Gillespie Sells to discuss the band’s origins and he tells us how his turbulent love life could well be the making of the group’s success

The West Wing
• We join the producers and cast to pay tribute to seven years of superb TV entertainment. Who ever knew politics could be so fascinating?

Movie Documentaries
• It’s not just on TV that you can catch some of the most groundbreaking documentaries. We cast our eyes over some of the best docs that have made their mark on cinema

The OC
• Star Benjamin McKenzie on growing up and not acting your age and why he hates playing the good guy

Movie Remakes
• It’s been remakes galore over the past few months, what with Poseidon, The Omen and The Hills Have Eyes. Is this a sign of Hollywood running out of fresh ideas? And can films ever be as good the second time around?


Michael Cunningham
• The author of award-winning The Hours discusses his fantastic new novel Specimen Days, and reveals why he might just be the happiest writer in Hollywood

• Spanish actor Eduardo Noriega on playing a police informant/undercover terrorist and on Tom Cruise following in his acting footsteps

How I Met Your Mother
• Star Neil Patrick Harris on playing the oddball in the hit TV comedy

Works in Progress
  • Picture Previews of upcoming Aaron Sorkin TV show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, the alien invasion remake The Visiting plus what we can expect next from heavy metal group Velvet Revolver
Lost in…
  • The delights of hospital comedies
The Works Quiz
  • 10 questions to test your knowledge
Then and Now
  • Through the years… The Omen
Inner Workings
  • The making of a scene…
    We jump into the abyss in the spectacular adventure remake Poseidon
The Golden Years
  • What you were watching, reading and listening to in…
Shooting the Breeze
  • Idle banter with the icons of entertainment
    Actor Dan Stevens on the sexy TV adaptation of The Line of Beauty
The Water Cooler
  • The classic TV moments we all talked about
    Paul’s gruelling interview in The Apprentice
Reviews, including…
  • TV
    Desperate Housewives – Season 2
    Lost – Season 2
    The West Wing – Season 7
    PLUS: All the brand new dramas launching in the US…

  • Movies
    The Da Vinci Code
    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

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

  • DVDs
    Good Night, and Good Luck
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    And more!

  • Computer Games
    The Da Vinci Code
    Hitman: Blood Money
    Rogue Trooper
    And more!

  • Music
    The Feeling – Twelve Stops And Home
    Keane – Under the Iron Sea
    Lostprophets – Liberation Transmission
    And more!

  • Books
    Adverbs – Daniel Handler
    Specimen Days – Michael Cunningham
    Theft: A Love Story – Peter Carey
    And more!

20 Things To Do This Month
  • Our essential guide to the entertainment you should not miss over the coming month
Contact Us
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All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2006. Not for reproduction

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