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Arthur Askey, CBE MP (1900 - 1982)

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Sir James Matthew Barrie, OM, LLD MP (1860 - 1937)

Scottish author and dramatist J. M. Barrie is best remembered today for writing Peter Pan (1904), or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up . The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his inte...

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Betty

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Elizabeth Jane Howard, CBE (1923 - 2014)

Elizabeth Jane Howard was an English novelist. She was previously an actress and a model. In 1951 she won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for her first novel, The Beautiful Visit. Six further novels foll...

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Edward

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Andreas Siegfried

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James D'Arcy (1975 - d.)

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Rory

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Roy Mitchell Kinnear (1934 - 1988)

British actor.

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Lionel Charles Jeffries (1926 - 2010)

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William Mervyn (1912 - 1976)

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Fred Emney (1900 - 1980)

British character actor and comedian.

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Joan Benham (1918 - 1981)

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Roger Waters MP

Waters is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. He was a founding member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd, serving as bassist and co-lead vocalist.

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Dame Emma Albani, DBE (1852 - 1930)

Opera singer.

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Jill

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Nicol Williamson (1936 - 2011)

British actor considered "the greatest since Marlon Brando" by playwright John Osborne.

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Celia Diana Savile Imrie (1952 - d.)

Celia Diana Savile Imrie (born 15 July 1952) is an English actress. In a career starting in the early 1970s, Imrie has played Marianne Bellshade in Bergerac, Philippa Moorcroft in Dinnerladies, Miss ...

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Reginald Tindal Henry Bosanquet (1932 - 1984)

Bosanquet was on the staff of ITN from its earliest days, initially as a sub-editor. He later reported from many parts of the world and was the diplomatic correspondent for four years. He briefly becam...

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Jack Davenport (1973 - d.)

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Mollie King (1987 - d.)

Mollie King is an English singer-songwriter. She is best known for being a member of girl group The Saturdays. In the band, King has successfully enjoyed ten top-ten and five top-five singles on the UK...

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James

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Isabella

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Gabriella Wilde (1989 - d.)

Wilde began her career as a model. Spotted at age 14 by Naomi Campbell, he joined her agency Premier Model Management and appeared in campaigns for companies including L.K.Bennett, Lacoste, Abercrombie...

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Jochen Rindt (1942 - 1970)

Karl Jochen Rindt (April 18, 1942 Mainz, Germany - September 5, 1970 Monza, Italy) was a German racing driver who represented Austria during his career.[2] He is the only driver to posthumously win the...

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Curt Richard Lincoln (1918 - 2005)

Curt "Curre" Richard Lincoln (Stockholm, October 25, 1918 - Espoo, August 28, 2005) was one of the most famous race car drivers in Finland. His racing career started with hydroplanes in 1947. In 1949 h...

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Hilda Hanbury (deceased)

English actress (music hall etc)

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Lester

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Kenneth

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Donna

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Piers Raymond Courage (1942 - 1970)

Piers Raymond Courage (27 May 1942, Colchester, England – 21 June 1970, Zandvoort, Netherlands) was a racing driver from England. He participated in 29 World Championship Formula One Grands Pr...

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John Victor Aspinall (1926 - 2000)

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Sam

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Prunella Scales, CBE MP

References and Sources

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Sam West MP

Samuel Alexander Joseph West, also known as Sam West (born 19 June 1966) is an English actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his role in the film Howards End and his work on stage (includi...

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Timothy West, CBE MP

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Shirley Ann Field (1938 - d.)

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John Geoffrey Tristram Lawrence, 2nd Baron Oaksey, OBE (1929 - 2012)

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Henrietta

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Dervla Kirwan MP

Dervla Kirwan Dervla Kirwan (24 October 1971) is an Irish actress famous for roles in British television shows such as Ballykissangel and Goodnight Sweetheart. She also appeared in the Doctor Who Chr...

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Laurence David Penry-Jones (1977 - d.)

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Angela M.L. Thorne (1939 - d.)

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Rupert Penry Jones (1970 - d.)

Actor.

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Dominic Gerard Fe West (1969 - d.)

Dominic Gerard Fe West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor best known for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama series The Wire. Career Film and TV West made his debut in 1991 i...

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Chantelle

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Mary Quant MP

Mary Quant OBE, FCSD is a fashion designer and British fashion icon. Born in England to Welsh parents on 11 February 1934, she became an instrumental figure in the 1960s London-based Mod and youth fa...

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David

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Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi MP

Maurice Nathan Saatchi , Baron Saatchi (born 21 June 1946) is the co-founder, with his brother Charles, of the advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi, where he currently serves as Exe...

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Nigella Lawson MP

London, England, United Kingdom

Nigella Lawson is a British food writer, journalist, and broadcaster best known for her best-selling cookbooks and her various cooking television programs and specials. Professional Life Lawson is ...

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Tony Curtis MP (1925 - 2010)

Curtis was born as Bernard Schwartz in the Bronx, New York, a son of Emanuel Schwartz and his wife Helen Klein. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Mátészalka, Hungary. His father was...

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Dame Peggy Ashcroft, DBE MP (1907 - 1991)

Dame Peggy Ashcroft, DBE born as Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft (22 December 1907 – 14 June 1991) was an English actress. More... Wiki - Dame Peggy Ashcroft

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Anna

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Jamie Lee Curtis MP

Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress. Although she was initially known as a "scream queen" because of her starring roles in many horror films early in her career such as H...

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Janet Leigh (1927 - 2004)

As the screaming blonde beauty knifed to death in the shower at the Bates Motel in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Psycho, Janet Leigh’s shower scene remains one of the most famous murder scenes i...

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson MP

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Frances Drake Howard (deceased)

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Hugh John Mungo Grant MP

Hugh John Mungo Grant is an English actor and film producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César. His movies have also earned more than $2.4 billion from 25 thea...

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Nick

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Virginia Maskell (b. - 1968)

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Georgie Fame (born Clive Powell) MP

Georgie Fame (born Clive Powell, 26 June 1943, Leigh, Lancashire) is a British rhythm and blues and jazz singer and keyboard player. The one-time rock and roll tour musician, who had a string of 1960s ...

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Jemma

London, England, United Kingdom

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Penelope Dudley-Ward (1914 - 1982)

Penelope Ann Rachel, Lady Reed (4 August 1914 – 22 January 1982), known as Penelope Dudley-Ward, was an English actress. Born Penelope Anne Rachel Dudley Ward in London, she was the elder da...

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Lucy Fleming (1947 - d.)

Eve Lucinda Fleming (born 15 May 1947) is a British actress using the stage name 'Lucy Fleming'. She is the daughter of the actress Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson and writer Lt-Col Robert Peter Flemi...

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Dame Celia Johnson (1908 - 1982)

Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson DBE (18 December 1908 – 25 April 1982) was an English actress. She began her stage acting career in 1928, and subsequently achieved success in West End and Broad...

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Jared Francis Harris MP

Jared Francis Harris (born 24 August 1961) is a British character actor, best known for his roles as Lane Pryce on the AMC series Mad Men, Mac McGrath in Mr. Deeds, Professor Moriarty in Sherlock Hol...

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Richard St John Harris (1930 - 2002)

Richard St John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor, singer-songwriter, theatrical producer, film director and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, and ...

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Damian Harris MP

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Noel John Christopher Harrison MP (1934 - 2013)

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Rachel Roberts (1927 - 1980)

) Rachel Roberts (20 September 1927 – 26 November 1980) was a Welsh actress noted for her fervour and passion; Roberts is best remembered for her forthright screen performances in two key film...

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Lilli Palmer (1914 - 1986)

Lilli Palmer (24 May 1914 – 27 January 1986), born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German actress. She won the Volpi Cup, the Deutscher Filmpreis three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Gl...

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Sir Rex Harrison MP (1908 - 1990)

Sir Reginald Carey "Rex" Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990) was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards. Youth and stage career Harri...

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Kay Kendall (1927 - 1959)

Kay Kendall (21 May 1927 – 6 September 1959) was an English actress. Kendall began her film career in the musical film London Town (1946). Though the film was a financial failure, Kendall ...

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Beatrix Potter MP (1866 - 1943)

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist best known for children's books featuring anthropomorphic characters suc...

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Enid Bagnold, CBE (1889 - 1981)

Enid Bagnold was a British author and playwright, best known for the 1935 story National Velvet which was made into a film in 1944 starring Elizabeth Taylor.

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Meriel Forbes (1913 - 2000)

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Sir Ralph Richardson (1902 - 1983)

Sir Ralph Richardson, who died yesterday at the age of 80, was the most human of all our great actors. With his ripe face and his excitable voice, his amiable combination of eccentricity and down-to-ea...

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Jane

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Peter

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Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1951 (1897 - 1968)

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft OM KCB CBE FRS (27 May 1897 – 18 September 1967 ) was a British physicist. He shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walto...

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The Hon. Sir Jonathon Espie Porritt, 2nd Baronet, CBE MP

The Hon. Jonathon Espie Porritt, CBE From Wikipedia (born 6 July 1950), is a British environmentalist and writer. Porritt appears frequently in the media, writing in magazines, newspapers and boo...

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Margaret Countess of Huntingdon (1907 - 1994)

Margaret Lane, writer: born 23 June 1907; reporter, Daily Express 1928-31; special correspondent, International News Service 1931-32, Daily Mail 1932-38; President, Women's Press Club 1958-60, Dickens ...

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Cary Grant MP (1904 - 1986)

CARY GRANT Archibald Alexander Leach, better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English–American actor. With his distinctive yet not quite placeable Mid-Atlantic accent, he was noted a...

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Samuel Dylan Murray Preston MP

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Joyce Irene Grenfell MP (1910 - 1979)

Joyce Irene Grenfell , OBE (née Phipps; 10 February 1910 – 30 November 1979) was an English actress, comedienne, monologist[1] and singer-songwriter. Early life Born in London, Joyce ...

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Virginia Woolf MP (1882 - 1941)

Adeline Virginia Woolf (pronounced /ˈwʊlf/; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the f...

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Evelyn Waugh MP (1903 - 1966)

a short summary from Wikipedia: Evelyn Waugh Born: 28 October 1903 London, England Died: 10 April 1966 (aged 62) Combe Florey, Somerset, England Occupation: Writer Nationality: British ...

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Dame Edith Sitwell, DBE (b. - 1964)

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE (7 September 1887 – 9 December 1964) was a British poet and critic. Background Edith Sitwell was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, the oldest child and on...

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Geoffrey

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Helena Bonham Carter, CBE MP

Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. Bonham Carter made her film debut in the K. M. Peyton film, A Pattern of Roses, before appearing in her first leading role in Lady Jane. S...

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Joe Strummer (1952 - 2002)

John Graham Mellor, aka Joe Strummer, was a British musician who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the British punk rock band The Clash. His musical experience include...

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Crispin

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April

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Beatrice Peel (1895 - 1969)

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William Somerset Maugham, CH MP (1874 - 1965)

William Somerset Maugham was a famous English author, novelist and playwright. His popularity lies in the fact that by early 1930's, he had become the highest paid author of his era. His most famous wo...

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Gertie Millar (1879 - 1952)

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Dame Gladys Cooper (1888 - 1971)

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Robert Hardy MP

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Julian Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford MP

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Sir Terry Wogan, KBE MP

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Peter

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