In this issue
As young children, Tom Kelly and his two siblings were abandoned by their mother. Now, 40 years later, the PR consultant and political commentator writes in heartbreaking detail about the devastating effect this had on the family, how they coped since and how today marks a landmark moment in their lives.
Meanwhile, the daughter of Marlene Dietrich gives an account of her complex, film star mother in a memoir re-released 25 years after the star’s death. A modern-day actress, Michelle Dockery, famous for her role as prim and proper Lady Mary Crawley of Downton Abbey, talks about a somewhat different challenge that has come her way — playing a just-released prisoner who is desperate to be reunited with her young son.