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The Big Issue celebrates 25 years of a publishing revolution

The Big Issue celebrates 25 years on the UK’s streets this week, with a exhibition in London, a star-studded film – and, of course, a bumper edition of the magazine. Watch messages from Julie Walters, Michael Palin, Mark Hamill, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry and more.

Real-life Street Cat Bob stars in new movie trailer

Check out the new trailer for the Street Cat Bob film – which tells the story of Big Issue vendor James Bowen and his high-fiving ginger cat.

Coming soon to a cinema near you – Street Cat Bob: the movie

Rising British actor Luke Treadaway is set to play former Big Issue seller James Bowen, whose books about how a stray ginger cat called Bob helped him out of homelessness have sold more than 4 million copies worldwide.