HELLO! magazine 1700

Renowned for its superb photo-features, and its ability to secure exclusive access to the social elite, HELLO! has been capturing key moments in celebrities lives ever since it was launched more than 20 years. Each issue is rich mix of articles and interviews from around the world balanced by a series of regular practical features designed to appeal to every type of reader.

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in this issue

10 min
at her country home in washington state, actress linda evans on dating, ‘‘ dynasty’ and diving back in front of the cameras for the first time in 24 years

‘I’m happier than I’ve ever been in my life. I’ve created a place where I love to be’ Nestled deep in the Washington countryside in the US north-west, the serene 70-acre oasis Linda Evans calls home seems a world away from the Hollywood hubbub she inhabited when she starred in one of the most-watched TV shows of all time. And as the Golden Globe-winning actress throws open the doors of her sprawling rural estate to HELLO! , she says she wouldn’t have it any other way. “I’m happier than I’ve ever been in my life,” she tells us. “I’ve created a place where I love to be. It’s perfect to get away from everything when the world is in chaos.” Linda rose to fame in the 1980s, playing Krystle Carrington alongside Joan Collins…

2 min
photographed by mum kate princess charlotte joins a flutterly wonderful butterfly count

‘Not only are butterflies beautiful creatures to be around but they are also extremely important’ Gently cradling a butterfly in her hands, Princess Charlotte, six, appears captivated in this sweet photo taken by her mother the Duchess of Cambridge. Like her big brother Prince George, who was photographed among butterflies at the Natural History Museum to mark his first birthday in July 2014, Charlotte seems to have inherited her family’s love of wildlife and nature. She had joined the Big Butterfly Count, an initiative by the charity Butterfly Conservation, whose president is Sir David Attenborough. The Duke of Cambridge and Kate shared the shot and two more butterfly snaps on Instagram as the count, which ran from 16 July to 8 August, drew to a close. They wrote: “We wanted to share these beautiful…

7 min
speaking candidly in a bid to help other mums frankie bridge on mental health struggles — and why she couldn’t ask for more from husband wayne

‘Motherhood is sold to us as perfect, the best moment of your life, and that’s not always the case’ From the first step to the first tooth, splashing in puddles and playing in sandpits, nap times, nursery rhymes and the Christmas school play, Frankie Bridge has cherished each of her children’s milestones. But the TV presenter, author and The Saturdays star, who has sons Parker, seven, and Carter, six, with her husband, former England footballer Wayne, also understands only too well about the doubts, insecurities and anxieties that come with being a mother to young children. “Motherhood is sold to us as perfect, the best moment of your life, and that’s not always the case,” says Frankie, 32, at HELLO! ’s exclusive shoot and interview. “I want to drop the shame…

8 min
the inside story

MILLIE MACKINTOSH AND OTHER STARS HEAD ABROAD TO ENJOY FUN IN THE SUN With the British summer proving as unpredictable as ever, a number of famous faces headed abroad in search of sunshine. For Millie Mackintosh and Hugo Taylor, that meant travelling to Crete with their daughter Sienna for potentially their last holiday as a family of three. Sharing photos and clips of their “Greek Odyssey”, Millie – currently pregnant with the couple’s second child – told fans they were “making memories to last a lifetime”. Greece was the word for football pundit Jamie Redknapp, too, as he enjoyed a romantic break on the island of Santorini with his pregnant partner, Swedish model Frida Andersson, ahead of the birth of their first child together. Opening their holiday album for fans on social media,…

9 min
as ola and james jordan give their verdict ‘strictly’ class of 2021 the stars hoping to waltz off with the glitterball trophy

‘It’s hard to tell until you see the celebrities dance whether they’re going to be good or bad’ The Strictly Come Dancing Glitterball trophy is once again being dusted down as the BBC’s hit show returns for its 19th series. The class of 2021 has now been revealed, with McFly singer Tom Fletcher, Olympic champion Adam Peaty, presenter AJ Odudu, TV chef Gordon Ramsay’s TikTok-star daughter Tilly and Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Sara Davies among the twinkle-toed stars hoping to bring their best moves to the ballroom. Excitement – and nerves – are reaching fever pitch as they eagerly wait to be paired with their professional dance partners on next month’s launch show. There are lots of new treats in store for fans, too, with The Great British Bake Off 2012 champion John…

2 min
‘the repair shop’ heart-throb will kirk is joined by t .v. co-stars as he weds on an ‘epic day’ full of love and laughter

‘The best day of my life. Thank you to all who attended’ They had to postpone their wedding for a year, but TV favourite Will Kirk and his fiancée Polly Snowdon have finally tied the knot in a day he described as the best of his life. Will’s The Repair Shop co-stars were among guests who watched the couple make their vows at a Gloucestershire hotel, where Polly looked stunning in a floor-length white gown with lace sleeves and Will was dapper in a smart blue suit, white shirt and patterned tie. “The best day of my life,” wrote Will on Instagram, alongside photos from the big day. “Thank you to all who attended and to those that helped to make it happen.” Other snaps show the newlyweds walking down the aisle covered in…