THE LADY established 1885 • No 6427

ContentsJULY Features 12 Caroline Quentin

She’s busier then ever on stage and screen but is happiest at home 21 Competition Win £200 to spend on

Lily Ella’s new stylish summer collection 26 Great Lives How fame and popularity

disguised the darker side of Charles Dickens 30 Sheila Hancock An exclusive extract

from the actress’s new memoir 34 Partners in Crime Scots novelist Chris

Brookmyre has teamed up with his wife 38 Wild Imagination Victorian gardener

William Robinson’s innovative ideas 44 Fire Up the Barbie! Recipes from around

24 Liz Hodgkinson How two friends helped

me clean up my act 42 Gardener’s Diary

Ciar Byrne 43 Him on the Farm

Robin Page 48 Notes from

a Kitchen Sue Bailey 49 Ivo Uncorked Red-hot refreshment 58 Fashion Summery judgement 60 The Stylist

Armand Beasley 66 Wellness Stephanie Unthank 92 Horoscopes Victor Olliver 106 First Impressions Elizabeth Buchan

Reviews 68 Bookshelf The best new novels

the world that are best cooked outdoors 50 The Isle of Beauty Take a trip to Corsica

and enjoy a taste of Mediterranean paradise 56 Holy City Canterbury is the

ideal destination for a weekend pilgrimage 62 100 Not Out

What’s the secret to living healthily into your tenth decade?

Regulars 6 Lady Loves...

Orange blossoms 8 Her Indoors

Mary Killen 10 Letters 19 The Debate

Is it time to completely ban smoking? 20 Modern Manners

Thomas Blaikie 22 The Curmudgeon Cricket isn’t the same

without my Dad

and non-fiction 71 Books of Life

Maggie Alderson 72 Art

Roderick Conway Morris marvels at Edvard Munch 76 Theatre

Georgina Brown 77 TV

Emily Ross 78 Films Larushka Ivan-Zadeh 79 Radio

Louis Barfe

Puzzles 93 QuickCrossword,

Magic Squares and Codebreaker 94 The Ladygram

Challenge Win a Fisher Space Bullet Pen 98 Cryptic Crosswords,

Giant Wordsearch and Sudoku 100 Giant Crossword 102 Spot the Difference




103 Bridge 104 Solutions

Classifieds 80 Holiday lets, positions

vacant and much more

Subscriptions 41 Subscribe and receive

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