Laurence Olivier
Cary Grant presenting Laurence Olivier with an Honorary Oscar® for the full body of his work, for the unique achievements of his entire career and his lifeti...
George Martin
Find out how important The Beach Boys were to the Beatles, (and Brian Wilson was to the Beach Boys)The 5th Beatle, George Martin, speaks to a full house at...
Nicholas Goodhart
Rear Admiral Hilary Charles Nicholas 'Nick' Goodhart CB FRAeS (28 September 1919 – 9 April 2011) was an engineer and aviator who invented the mirror-sight deck landing system for aircraft carriers. He...
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Edward Collingwood
Sir Edward Foyle Collingwood CBE FRS FRSE DL (17 January 1900 – 25 October 1970) was an English mathematician and scientist. He was a member of the Eglingham branch of a prominent Northumbrian family...
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Edward Jackson (diplomat)
Sir John Edward Jackson KCMG (24 June 1925 – 8 May 2002) was a British diplomat, ambassador to Cuba and Belgium.Born in London, Jackson was a scholar at Ardingly College and went on to study at Corpus...
Dennis Feltham Jones
Dennis Feltham Jones (1917–1981) was a British science fiction author who published under the name D. F. Jones. He was a naval commander in World War II and lived in Cornwall.His novel, Colossus (1966...
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Peter Whiteley (Royal Marines officer)
General Sir Peter John Frederick Whiteley GCB OBE DL (born 13 December 1920) is a former Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces Northern Europe.
Educated at Bembridge School, Peter Whiteley was commiss...
David Wickins
David Allen Wickins (15 February 1920 – 28 January 2007), was an English accountant-turned-entrepreneur, best known for founding the world's largest vehicle remarketing business British Car Auctions, ...
Kenneth Mathews
The Very Rev (Arthur) Kenneth Mathews, OBE, DSC was Dean of St Albans from 1955 until 1963. Born into an ecclesiastical family on 11 May 1906 and educated at Monkton Combe School and Balliol Coll...
Benn Levy
Benn Wolfe Levy (7 March 1900 – 7 December 1973) was a Labour Party Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and a successful playwright. He was educated ...
Mike Lithgow
Michael John "Mike" Lithgow, OBE (30 August 1920 – 22 October 1963) was a British aviator and chief test pilot for Vickers Supermarine. He became the holder of the World Absolute Air Speed Record in 1...
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Philip Turner (writer)
Philip William Turner (3 December 1925 – January 2006) is an English writer best known for his children's books set in the fictional town of Darnley Mills (1964–1977). Under the pen name Stephen Chanc...