Video: History of The People’s Friend Magazine

Just 6 days to go until our 150th birthday!

The last year of build-up has gone by in the blink of an eye, but the “Friend” has seen so much more in a century and a half of entertaining and uplifting readers. It’s incredible to think how much the world has changed…

Browse our 150th collection in the DC Thomson Shop.


Alex Corlett

Alex is the "Friend's" Features Editor, working with the talented Features Team to bring you everything from cryptic crosswords to financial advice, knitting patterns to international travel and inspirational real life stories. Always on the hunt for a new feature idea, Alex also enjoys cycling and loves a good tea room.