What might you expect to see as you arrive at the 70-acre Surrey estate of one of the world’s most successful rock stars? A fleet of vintage …

What might you expect to see as you arrive at the 70-acre Surrey estate of one of the world’s most successful rock stars? A fleet of vintage sports cars, perhaps? Maybe a guitar-shaped swimming pool or a freshly tarmacked helipad?

Brian May, of Queen, greets me with… a trio of badger cubs. Little V is scampering across his shoulders, almost tangling herself in that famous mass of curls, while Bright Eyes and Chunky scuttle between his feet.

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