Category Archives: Louise

Prescott’s Oxford Class War (from the Lords)

My old sparring partner on Twitter, @JohnPrescott, is up in arms because @StephenNolan told him about a pupil from NI who was rejected by the University with seven Grade A* A-levels. The kid has now gone on to Stanford, many … Continue reading

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Tune in tonight on Sky Arts at 8pm to see me presenting Rock Icon!

  Brian Johnson, Jimmy Page, Lars Ulrich – all flew in for Peter’s surprise 60th birthday party.  Hope you will watch Rock Icon tonight – exploring why \m/ metal has been so sneered at by the critics! I had stupid … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Rock Memories: (Rock Icon Saturday June 1, Sky Arts, 8pm)

So tomorrow night on Sky Arts, 8pm, I’m coming out of the closet as a fully-fledged metal head. This shot is of me getting into a race car with Brian – one he’d reassuringly told me was called “The Widowmaker” … Continue reading

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Reality based feminism?

This blog was inspired by two of my favourite feminist opponents on Twitter, @pennyred (the journalist Laurie Penny of the New Statesman and the Guardian) and @jonanamary, the activist, who was so delighted by my comment about her that she … Continue reading

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“Feminism, plastic surgery” – Rock Icon and the Times “exclusive” (Sky Arts, 8pm, this Sat)

last week I gave an interview to the Times set up by Sky Arts to talk about Rock Icon, our show with Brian Johnson of AC/DC out this Saturday at 8pm. I remember telling the PR that I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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Access All Areas

  Peter and me this summer at Coachella, headlined by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, whom he co-manages. It was a pretty awesome backstage, with visitors including legendary producer Rick Rubin and former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, whose son … Continue reading

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Rock Icon: AC/DC’s Brian Johnson – Sky Arts, Saturday, 8pm.

At 26, my husband Peter scouted AC/DC for management. His first record with the band was “Highway to Hell.” He identified Bon Scott’s body in the morgue when he was found dead in his car, and he was there when … Continue reading

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Fit is a Feminist Issue

    This was no fun. Not meeting Lady Thatcher – that was one of the greatest honours I could imagine. But looking at myself in the photo afterwards; ; heavy, crumpled, tired, like I’d just given up. The title of … Continue reading

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How I aged Ten Years

Photo on left, 2003. Photo on right, 2013.

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Embarrassing photo dept

2008, pre-exercise. No make-up, hair scarfed into pony tail. Baggy “silky” top. (Hiding). The necklace just draws attention to the overall disaster.

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