Lucy interviews… Job

I’ve been waiting my turn to speak; the sun is setting at the edge of the wasteland here in remote Uz and the conversation is drying up. A group of friends sit around a glowing fire, each gazing in different directions. I’m here to interview Job about a series of events which have rec
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Lucy interviews… Esther

I’m in Susa today to interview a beauty queen. The fragrance is exquisite. Somewhere nearby a banquet is in full swing. The beautiful courtyard where I sit reminds me of a spa, but this place is more of a harem in reality. While I wait among bushes of pink flowering myrtle and bubbly
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Lucy interviews… The Magi

They’re queueing all around the side of The Palace to get auditions today, so  I’m also keen to meet the talent spotters. Instead of lining up and singing however, I’ve brought my notepad and pen. I pass through the crowded lobby and listen. A handsome teenager is crooning off-key and
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Lucy interviews… Samson

He’s certainly one who likes to buck the trend and create a bit of a buzz. I’ve been given special permission to interview strongman and local leader Samson. Outside a crowd of angry young men are drinking but inside it is surprisingly sober. Samson is at girlfriend Delilah’s home. We
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Lucy interviews… Sarah

It isn’t hard to find Sarah’s tent: there are small muddy hand prints all over the door and a line of wet nappies is strung outside. Inside the place is untidy and there are several half-grapes scattered about on the floor. ‘Sorry about the mess!’ she calls, stumbling over a toy camel
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Lucy interviews… Eve

It’s eviction night at The Garden and here on the outside I’ve been waiting for a glimpse of our first celebrity couple. I’ve been told that the wardrobe department have been holding things up. Meanwhile the tension has been mounting. Finally, two animals emerge past the flashing beam
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Lucy interviews… David

Up-and-coming young musician David has just finished a small gig and he’s late. The red-haired teenager grabs a water and sits with me at the back of The Cave, a studio where anything could – and probably does – happen. He’s hard to catch; fresh off a tour with his group Fighting Men,
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