Passion

Passion: Karl Minns

Karl Minns, writer, actor, resident of Primrose Hill these past eight years, is very well­ known in Norfolk. Indeed, Adnams the beer company thought him so much Norfolk­man that they made him the face of their famous beer on TV, […]

Primrose Hill Passions: Suzy Messenger

I was welcomed by Suzy Messenger to her hidden away home with its beautifully planted patio. Though I had lived on the neighbouring street for nearly 30 years, I didn’t know these five little disabled-friendly bungalows existed. For many years […]

Unseen Tours with Mike O'Hara

I met Mike O’Hara outside Chalk Farm tube, flourishing a folder for ‘Unseen Tours’. You may have seen him holding forth to spellbound groups of tourists in the streets of Primrose Hill. His own story is as fascinating as the […]

Snookered

Jonathan Gale let me in through the street door in Fitzroy Road into his family’s beautiful new home in what was Butcher’s Yard Plasterworks. Set round a courtyard with a Buddha statue, it feels remarkably quiet and private. We sat […]

Anna's Lightbulb Moment

Anna Paolozzi’s profession is teaching women of 40 and over how to age beautifully with make-up. She is also passionate about teaching people with serious illnesses how to look well.

Andrew Hunt

Andrew Hunt was born and raised in Primrose Hill. “Back then, Primrose Hill was quite a rough area and housing was cheap. The high street was occupied by bookies, fish n’ chip shops and newsagents. Lemonia was a pub with […]

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