Peter Ritchie Calder
Peter Ritchie Calder, Baron Ritchie-Calder of Balmashanner (1 July 1906, Forfar, Angus – 31 January 1982, Edinburgh) was a Scottish socialist author, journalist and academic. Calder first worked as a ...
Kathleen Nott
Kathleen Cecilia Nott FRSL (11 February 1905 - 20 February 1999) was a British poet, novelist, critic, philosopher and editor.
Kathleen Nott was born in Camberwell, London. Her father, Philip, was...
John Sulston
Sir John Edward Sulston FRS (born 27 March 1942) is a British biologist. For his work on the cell lineage and genome of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, he was jointly awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize...
John Sulston - Wikipedia
C. Delisle Burns
Cecil Delisle Burns (26 January 1879 - 22 January 1942) was a leading English atheist and secularist writer and lecturer.
Burns was born in Saint Kitts and Nevis, West Indies where his father was...
Lyndon Harrison, Baron Harrison
Lyndon Henry Arthur Harrison, Baron Harrison (born 28 September 1947) is a British Labour Party politician.
Harrison was born on 28 September 1947, to Charles and Edith Harrison. He was educated a...
Joan Lestor, Baroness Lestor of Eccles
Joan Lestor, Baroness Lestor of Eccles (13 November 1931 – 27 March 1998) was a British Labour politician.
Lestor was educated at Blaenavon Secondary School, Monmouth; William Morris High School, ...
D.H. Mellor
David Hugh Mellor (born 10 July 1938), also known as Hugh Mellor and usually cited as D. H. Mellor, is an English philosopher. He is a former Professor of Philosophy and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, now Profe...
Susan Blackmore
Susan Jane Blackmore (born 29 July 1951) is an English freelance writer, lecturer, sceptic, and broadcaster on psychology and the paranormal, and is best known for her book The Meme Machine. She has w...
Susan Blackmore - Wikipedia
Steven Rose
Steven Peter Russell Rose (born 4 July 1938) is emeritus Professor of Biology and Neurobiology at the Open University and Gresham College, London.
Born in London, United Kingdom, Rose studied bioc...
Bob Marshall-Andrews
Robert Graham Marshall-Andrews QC (born 10 April 1944) is a British Labour Party politician and barrister, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Medway from 1997 to 2010.
Marshall Andrews atte...
Bob Marshall-Andrews - Wikipedia
Philip Pullman
Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is a British writer. He is the author of several best-selling books, most notably the fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials and the fictionalised biography...
Philip Pullman - Wikipedia
Bill Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton
Kenneth William Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton, QC, FBA (13 April 1927 – 9 March 2012), was a British politician and member of the House of Lords, affiliated with the Labour Party. He ...
Bill Wedderburn, Baron Wedderburn of Charlton - Wikipedia
Jim Al-Khalili
Jameel Sadik "Jim" Al-Khalili OBE (born 20 September 1962) is an Iraqi-born British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Pub...
Jim Al-Khalili - Wikipedia
Brian Barry
Brian Barry FBA (13 January 1936 – 10 March 2009) was a moral and political philosopher. He was educated at the Queen's College, Oxford, obtaining the degrees of B.A. and D.Phil under the direction of...
Brian Barry - Wikipedia
Stewart Lee
Stewart Lee (born 5 April 1968) is an English stand-up comedian, writer, director and musician.He made his name in the mid-1990s as one half of the radio duo Lee and Herring, a success followed throug...
Stewart Lee - Wikipedia
Harry Kroto
Sir Harold (Harry) Walter Kroto, FRS (born Harold Walter Krotoschiner; 7 October 1939), is an English chemist. He shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley. Kroto i...
Harry Kroto - Wikipedia
Jonathan Miller
Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller CBE (born 21 July 1934) is a British theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humourist, and medical doctor. While training in medicine, and specializ...
Jonathan Miller - Wikipedia
Michael Connarty
Michael Connarty (born 3 September 1947) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Linlithgow and Falkirk East since 2005, and a variation of the same seat s...
Michael Connarty - Wikipedia
Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston
Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston (26 August 1942 – 25 February 2014) was a Labour and Co-operative politician in the United Kingdom and was a Member of Parliament from 1987 until 2005.
Turner wa...
Richard Norman
Professor Richard J. Norman, BA (Cantab), PhD (London), is a British academic, philosopher and humanist. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Kent, and Vice-Pre...
Richard Norman - Wikipedia
Jacob Bronowski
Jacob Bronowski (18 January 1908 – 22 August 1974) was a Polish-Jewish British mathematician, biologist, historian of science, theatre author, poet and inventor. He is best remembered as the presenter...
Jacob Bronowski - Wikipedia
Frank Furedi
Frank Furedi (born Ferenc Furedi, 3 May 1947, Budapest, Hungary) is emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Kent, United Kingdom. He is well known for his work on sociology of fear, educa...
Frank Furedi - Wikipedia
Hugh Huxley
Hugh Esmor Huxley MBE FRS (25 February 1924 - 25 July 2013) was a British molecular biologist who made important discoveries in the physiology of muscle. He was a graduate in physics from Christ's Co...
Patrick Harvie
Patrick Harvie (born 18 March 1973) is the co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party (with Maggie Chapman) and Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow region. He was first elected in the 2003...
Patrick Harvie - Wikipedia
Alec Jeffreys
Professor Sir Alec John Jeffreys, FRS (born 9 January 1950 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England) is a British geneticist, who developed techniques for DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now use...
Alec Jeffreys - Wikipedia
H. J. Blackham
Harold John Blackham (31 March 1903 – 23 January 2009) was a leading British humanist philosopher, writer and educationalist. He has been described as the "progenitor of modern humanism in Brita...
H. J. Blackham - Wikipedia
Russell T Davies
Stephen Russell Davies, OBE (born 27 April 1963), better known by his pen name Russell T Davies, is a Welsh television producer and screenwriter whose works include Queer as Folk, Bob & Rose, The...
Russell T Davies - Wikipedia