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Kathryn Flett

Kathryn Flett
Kathryn Flett began her journalism career as a staff writer for i-D in 1985. She went on to work for The Face as features editor and fashion editor in 1987. Kathryn served as the editor of Arena before joining The Observer in 1995 as associate editor of Observer Life, later becoming a features writer and TV critic on the newspaper.

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Juke Box Jury

Overview by Kathryn Flett, i-D, February 1986

i-D presents the story of the Jukebox in glamorous technicolour, taking a quick bop, swing and a jive through the story of the blues and ...

HEAVY: The i-Diot's Guide to Heavy Metal

Guide by Kathryn Flett, i-D, March 1986

Here in i-D land it is easy for us to glide gracefully through life with nothing more to worry our fabulously coiffured heads about than ...

Daryl Hall: Sensitive, Solvent and Soulful: Daryl Hall

Interview by Kathryn Flett, i-D, December 1986

On the psychoanalyst's couch with Daryl Hall. The lean and leonine one gets garrulous and holds forth — Rock N' Soul, the true story, Socio-Politics, Religion, Art. ...

Hot House: Staying Power

Profile and Interview by Kathryn Flett, i-D, April 1987

IN THE TWO weeks between i-D's attempt to organise an interview with Hot House and actually getting to do it they became – such is ...

Losing Face

Retrospective and Interview by Kathryn Flett, The Observer, 28 March 2004

The Observer's TV critic, Kathryn Flett, was among the first readers of The Face, and later became its features and fashion editor. Here she mourns ...

Cher's Farewell Tour: Glasgow SECC

Live Review by Kathryn Flett, The Observer, 16 May 2004

"WILL IT START when all the people with tickets are in?" whispers the girl seated behind me at the Glasgow SECC, venue for the first ...

Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears: Battle of the pop babes: Britney Spears' Greatest Hits; Kylie Minogue's Ultimate Kylie

Review by Kathryn Flett, The Observer, 17 October 2004

IT'S OBVIOUSLY entirely unfair to treat the popular artistes Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears as conjoined twins, forcing them to share the same review (would ...

Keane: Baby-faced Charmers

Review and Interview by Kathryn Flett, The Observer, 3 July 2005

SANDWICHED BETWEEN Glastonbury and Live8, it is fair to say that the Hastings Beer and Music Festival was never going to be the biggest date ...

Coldplay, Bob Geldof: Live8: Less global jukebox, more local radio

Live Review by Kathryn Flett, The Observer, 3 July 2005

AS THE LIVE8 afternoon shift got under way, it was soon clear that, although the BBC must have been rubbing their hands at the prospect ...

David Bowie: Why those who were teenagers in the '70s will feel the loss of David Bowie the most 

Comment by Kathryn Flett, Daily Telegraph, 11 January 2016

I AM MAKING toast for my 13-year-old when the 7.30am news comes on the radio. Oh! Oh no. David Bowie is dead. I hear the ...

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