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Disney Channel is hosting an exclusive Liv & Maddie “Double Trouble” pamper day at the Sorbet DryBar in Hurlingham on 1 March. Each winner can bring one partner – a bestie, sister, mom, etc. and will be treated to mani’s, pedi’s and massage.  For a chance to win this fabulous prize answer the following question: What is the name of the actress who plays Liv and Maddie? Send your name and answer to 34923.  Terms and conditions: Prize excludes travel costs so winners must be based in Johannesburg or able to get there on their own. Competition closes on Monday 24 March 2014 at 5pm. Each SMS costs R1,50.

Two's company

Meet Dove Cameron! She’s the sassy star of Disney Channel’s new show Liv And Maddie – and we’re here to find out all about it. The cool new comedy follows the exciting adventures of a pair of identical twins… But guess what? Dove plays both of the twin sisters! How does she do it? We quiz the talented actress for the lowdown…

Hi Dove! How would you describe your fab new show?

Liv And Maddie is an exciting new show about two identical twins called Liv and Maddie. It’s a Disney Channel show, so it’s really funny and cool. Oh, and I play both twins!

Sounds awesome! How would you describe the twins in the show?

Liv is an international pop star who has been living in Hollywood for a while. She’s been working on a massive hit TV show called Sing It Loud – but while this has been going on, her twin sister Maddie has been living in a small town in Wisconsin.

What’s Maddie like?

Maddie has been making a name for herself as her school’s local basketball star. Her popularity has been steadily rising, but everything gets turned upside down when Liv comes back into town. The two twins annoy each other because they are so different – and that means there are loads of funny stories to tell on the show!

How long have the twins been apart?

Liv and Maddie were apart for four years, which is a long time when you’re a teenager. They’ve grown up apart, so the show is all about how they reunite and regain their sisterhood.

Exactly how different are Liv and Maddie? Are they similar at all?

They look similar, but their personalities are polar opposites. Maddie is more academic. She’s like a girl next door. Liv has been living in Hollywood, so she’s not your typical girl next door!

How tough is it to play identical twins?

It’s insane! It’s a marathon of ridiculousness, but it’s also a lot of fun, too. Before we started shooting, I was really looking forward to the challenge!

Have you got any sisters or brothers in real life?

I do. I have a sister, but she’s not a twin. She’s seven years older than me and she’s amazing.

Does your relationship with your sister inspire your acting on the show?

Definitely. My sister and I are very much like Liv and Maddie. I love my sister, but like most siblings we are different. I’ve been drawing upon that in the series for sure!

Maddie is great at basketball. Are you very sporty in real life?

I’ll let you into a secret: I did basketball training for the role! I’m 5’2 and I’m a very small person, so I am no Michael Jordan – but I’m dunking already. I’ve been very lucky. Disney found me a really great coach!

What’s life like working for Disney Channel?

It’s amazing. Honestly, it’s really, really fun. Disney is just one big family. We’re really close-knit and everyone’s very supportive and wonderful. I’m really grateful to be a part of it.

Are you looking forward to travelling around the globe promoting the show?

Yes, I can’t wait for things like that to happen. I’m definitely looking forward to travelling! I grew up travelling a lot and I think that any chance to see the world is a good thing. Where in the world would you most like to visit? I would love to spend some more time in Europe because I love Paris and I love London. When I was growing up, I spent a lot of time in India, which was really great; I’d love to go back there, too. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see what happens next! Check out  Liv & Maddie which starts on 8 March at 10:15 on Disney Channel (channel 303).

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