• Most read interviews of 2018

Most read features of 2018: Top 5 interviews

Most read features of 2018:

Top 5 interviews

As the year draws to a close, look back on the most popular interviews  published on ymliverpool.com in 2018, featuring visiting celebrities and local talent.

#1 | Pete Best – life after The Beatles

Despite being one of just six people ever able to call themselves a ‘Beatle’, Pete Best is probably best known as the unluckiest man in music history. We caught up with him ahead of his appearance in a play which follows a quest to find John Lennon’s priceless banjo.

#2 | Marc Wilkinson – Oxton’s Michelin star chef

For 11 years now chef Marc Wilkinson has been leading Merseyside’s restaurant scene, holding the area’s only Michelin star for his ‘shed’ Fraiche in Oxton. As he prepares to end the restaurant’s chapter in the Wirral location, he talks to YM Liverpool about his motivation, inspiration, hopes for Liverpool’s food scene and forthcoming plans.

#3 | Joe Cole – Peaky Blinders actor

Joe Cole shot to fame as dapper but deadly gangster John Shelby in TV sensation ‘Peaky Blinders’. We caught up with him to talk about his new film, learning to speak Scouse and saying goodbye to his Birmingham blood brothers.

#4 | Singh Twins – renowned Wirral-based artists

Rabindra and Amrit Singh are London-born, Wirral-raised artists whose Indian-influenced paintings have explored a broad range of social and political issues. With a new exhibition underway in Liverpool, the sisters sat down with us to talk about how they began painting together and what life was like as the only Sikhs at a strict catholic high school.

#5 | Sir Tony Robinson – actor, writer and presenter

Sir Tony Robinson rose to prominence in the 1980s as Baldrick in TV sitcom ‘Blackadder’. He continued to be a popular fixture on our screens fronting history shows such as Channel 4’s ‘Time Team’. Ahead of his forthcoming appearance at Liverpool Literary Festival, he chats to YM Liverpool.

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