Steven MacKenzie
Steven MacKenzie
Steven has worked for The Big Issue for close to a decade, becoming Features Editor in 2016 and Deputy Editor in 2020. His articles focus on social issues and culture interviews. For the magazine he has spoken to a wide variety of celebrated figures ranging from Oscar-winning actors and directors, Olympic gold medallists, government ministers, multiple Nobel laureates (including the Dalai Lama) and several famous Davids, including Attenborough, Lynch and Hasselhoff. Steven has also reported on international news stories across five continents; from deep inside the Arctic Circle to the Korean demilitarised zone.
Malcolm McDowell: Kubrick would be shocked at commercialisation of A Clockwork Orange
interview

Malcolm McDowell: Kubrick would be shocked at commercialisation of A Clockwork Orange

Paul O’Grady: ‘I could milk a cow by the time I was seven’
Letter to my Younger Self

Paul O’Grady: ‘I could milk a cow by the time I was seven’

Meet Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Son of a Critch star and the real boy behind Disney’s new Pinocchio
TV

Meet Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Son of a Critch star and the real boy behind Disney’s new Pinocchio

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Sophia Nomvete: ‘Everyone could benefit from thinking like a dwarf’
Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Sophia Nomvete: ‘Everyone could benefit from thinking like a dwarf’

Johnny Harris hails Jawbone’s redemptive power
Culture

Johnny Harris hails Jawbone’s redemptive power

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo
TV

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo

Michael Flatley on writing, directing and starring in his spy thriller Blackbird
Film

Michael Flatley on writing, directing and starring in his spy thriller Blackbird

Hugh Bonneville: ‘I’m not scary, I’m cuddly’ – how the Downton Abbey star became the villain in new Netflix film I Came By
Film

Hugh Bonneville: ‘I’m not scary, I’m cuddly’ – how the Downton Abbey star became the villain in new Netflix film I Came By

‘The Taliban scare me, but not as much as I scare them’
Music

‘The Taliban scare me, but not as much as I scare them’

Why your next flight might be on an airship
Sustainable Transport

Why your next flight might be on an airship

Michael Palin: Going around the world in 80 days now would be a much less happy experience
Culture

Michael Palin: Going around the world in 80 days now would be a much less happy experience

Fragile: The Taiwanese protest song that China couldn’t silence
Protest

Fragile: The Taiwanese protest song that China couldn’t silence

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.