Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson, OBE (born 27 August 1959) is a British writer, broadcaster and activist.
Winterson was born in Manchester and adopted by Constance and John William Winterson on 21 January 1960...
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Pete Price
Pete Price (born Peter Lloyd Price on 25 January 1946) is a British media personality and radio presenter, based in Liverpool, England. He is best known for the Sunday night talk radio show Pete Price...
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Graham Kirkham, Baron Kirkham
Graham Kirkham, Baron Kirkham, CVO (born 14 December 1944 in Doncaster), is an English businessman famous for founding sofa retailer DFS.Previously Executive Chairman of DFS Furniture Company Ltd, Kir...
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Kate Adie
Kathryn "Kate" Adie /ˈeɪdi/, OBE DL (born 19 September 1945), is an English journalist. Her most high-profile role was that of chief news correspondent for BBC News, during which time she became well ...
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Caroline Wyatt
Caroline Wyatt (born 1967) is the BBC News religious affairs correspondent replacing Robert Pigott. Until August 2014 she was the defence correspondent. She has been a BBC News journalist for more tha...
Dan Stevens
Daniel Jonathan "Dan" Stevens (born 10 October 1982) is an English actor. He is best known internationally for his role as Matthew Crawley in the British period drama television series Downton Abbey.<...
Matthew Taylor, Baron Taylor of Goss Moor
Matthew Owen John Taylor, Baron Taylor of Goss Moor (born 3 January 1963) is a Liberal Democrat politician in the United Kingdom. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Truro and St Austell in Cornwall ...
Leo Blair (senior)
Leo Charles Lynton Blair (born Charles Leonard Augustus Parsons; 4 August 1923 – 16 November 2012) was a British barrister and law lecturer at Durham University. He was the author of th...
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Nicky Campbell
Nicholas Andrew Argyll "Nicky" Campbell (born 10 April 1961) is a Scottish radio and television presenter and journalist.From 1988 until 1996, Campbell presented the game show Wheel of Fortune and fro...
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Rhona Cameron
Rhona Cameron (born 27 September 1965) is a Scottish comedian. She rose to prominence via the stand-up comedy circuit, and was a regular on British television in the 1990s.
She presented the ITV g...
Lesley Sharp
Lesley Sharp (born 3 April 1960) is an English stage, film and television actress, particularly well known for her variety of British television roles including Clocking Off, Bob & Rose and afterl...
KT Tunstall
Kate Victoria "KT" Tunstall (born 23 June 1975) is a Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist. She broke into the public eye with a 2004 live solo performance of her song "Black Horse and the Cherry T...
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Ruth McCartney
Ruth McCartney (born Ruth Williams, 15 February 1960) is an Internet, digital and new media entrepreneur and is the CEO of McCartneyMultimedia, co-founder of fan management software company iFanz and ...
Herbert Smith (trade unionist)
Herbert Smith (17 July 1862–16 June 1938) was a British trade unionist and miner.Born in Kippax, West Yorkshire, Smith was orphaned at a young age and spent time in a workhouse before being adop...
Pauline Black
Pauline Black (born Belinda Magnus; 23 October 1953) is a British singer, actress and author. She is mainly known for her role as the lead singer of the ska group The Selecter.
Black was born in R...
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Christopher Price (broadcaster)
Christopher Nicholas Price (21 September 1967 – 21 April 2002) was the original host of British celebrity news show Liquid News.
Price was adopted shortly after birth by a couple in Norfolk. In hi...
Jackie Kay
Jackie Kay MBE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.
Jackie Kay was born in Edinburgh in 1961 to a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father. She was adopted as a baby by a white Sco...
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James Hamilton (British Army officer, born 1777)
Lieutenant colonel James Inglis Hamilton (born Jamie Anderson, 4 July 1777 – 18 June 1815) was a Colonel in the British Army killed at the Battle of Waterloo.
He was born as Jamie Anderson on 4 Ju...
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Frederick Charles Riggs
Frederick Charles Riggs VC MM (28 July 1888 – 1 October 1918) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy t...
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Wendy James
Wendy James (born 21 January 1966, London) is an English singer-songwriter most notable for her work with the pop band Transvision Vamp.
James was adopted soon after birth, and left home at the ag...
Jon Moss
Jonathan Aubrey Moss is an English drummer, best known as a member of the 1980s pop group Culture Club. He has also played with other bands, including London, The Nips, The Damned and Adam & The A...
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Mark Serwotka
Mark Serwotka (/ˈsɛərvoʊtkə/; born 26 April 1963) is General Secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), the trade union for British civil servants.
Born in a Catholic orphanage ...
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Brian Moore (rugby union)
Brian Christopher Moore (born 11 January 1962) is an English former rugby union footballer. He played as a hooker, and is a rugby presenter and pundit for BBC Sport and Talksport. He qualified as a Ru...
Jimmy Akingbola
Jimmy Akingbola is a British television, theatre and film actor. Born in 1978 in Plaistow, London to Nigerian parents, he was the youngest of four children (two brothers and one sister). His eldest ...
Antony Hamilton
Antony Hamilton "Tony" Smith (4 May 1952 – 29 March 1995), known professionally as Antony Hamilton, was an English-born Australian actor, model, and dancer. Hamilton began his career as a ballet dance...