George Orwell

English novelist most famous for his novels, Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949)

John Northcote Nash CBE, RA - British

painter of landscapes and still-lives, and a wood engraver and illustrator.

Sir Christopher Lee

English actor, singer, and author, best known for his role as Count Dracula. He also starred in The Man with the Golden Gun, The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, The Hobbit film trilogy, and the Star Wars prequel.

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw

A prominent English architect, particularly noted for several modernist buildings, including London’s Waterloo International railway station and the Eden Project in Cornwall.

Will Young

British singer-songwriter and actor who won Pop Idol in 2002.

Sebastian Faulks CBE

Award-winning novelist, journalist and broadcaster, best known for his historical novels set in France, The Girl at the Lion d’OrBirdsong and Charlotte Gray as well as best-selling contemporary works, such as the satirical novel A Week in December and Devil May Care, a James Bond continuation novel marking the centenary of 007 creator Ian Fleming’s birth.