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Myha'la Herrold and Marisa Abela in Industry
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Industry star Marisa Abela on series two of the BBC’s thrilling drama

Stylist speaks to the star of the high-octane banking drama.

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February’s Now TV schedule is here and it’s a good one

Here’s our guide to the new dramas, comedies and films to get you through the month.

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How to celebrate the everyday, even when the world feels particularly bleak

Broadcaster and founder of Hoste London Laura Jackson on how to find joy in the toughest of times.

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Nadiya Hussain on why baking has been a cause for celebration in 2020

“That moment when I put my apron on, I feel like I can take on the world.”

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Nadiya Hussain’s peanut butter and jelly tiffin is the salty-meets-sweet treat December needs

The food writer and TV chef shares her recipe for a celebratory bake

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“Money doesn’t make you happy, but many people don’t know how awful financial stress is”

The Bridgerton actor opens up to Stylist ahead of the release of her new period drama

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Kate Middleton on the need for a more nurturing society

The Duchess of Cambridge reveals the results of an important new survey.

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GBBO: the Bake Off winner has been crowned, here’s what I learnt from the final

Entertainment Director Helen Bownass on the high stakes series final

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GBBO: the life lessons I learned from the female bakers in the semi-final

Entertainment Director Helen Bownass on semi-final week of the Bake Off

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Strictly star Clara Amfo on why her mum is her biggest fan

From top of the leaderboard to Stylist coverstar, the Radio One DJ talks exclusively to Stylist.

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GBBO: everyone’s favourite brand of Bake Off drama was missing from dessert week

“I just want to see someone make a nice sausage roll, not injecting liquid jelly into set jelly.”

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GBBO: welcome to a very sweaty 80s week in the Bake Off tent

As the contestants took a trip back in time, here's what we made of tonight's retro episode

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GBBO: an ode to Noel Fielding in the Bake Off's first Japanese week

An unexpected icon emerges in week six of the Bake Off

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Dear Joan and Jericha: Stylist meets the world's rudest agony aunts

The stars of the satirical podcast on feminism, online dating and coronavirus

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GBBO: the four life lessons to take from a stressful pastry week

Who knew that wrangling butter and flour could be so tricky?

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GBBO: the four life lessons we can learn from a very tough chocolate week

"All you have to do is not be the worst"

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GBBO: Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas
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GBBO: the surprising life lessons we learned from episode 3

It's bread week in the Bake Off tent, but it was really all about Rowan

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“31 thoughts I had while watching last night’s Bake Off”

Entertainment Director Helen Bownass on everything that went through her head during biscuit week

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“Why wasn’t she saved?“: Payzee Mahmod on the ‘honour’ killing of her sister Banaz

As Honour, the drama about the murder of Banaz Mahmod, arrives on ITV, Stylist speaks to her sister Payzee

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The Duchess star Katherine Ryan: “Single motherhood is nothing to be ashamed of”

The creatof the new Netflix comedy on destigamtising women on screen.

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