Sunday, September 03, 2006

My 25 Favourite Living Brits

1. Paul Johnson - Historian and Philosopher.
2. Steve Gerrard - Soccer Star - Liverpool midfielder.
3. Martin Gilbert - Historian. Great work on the Holocaust, WWII and Churchill.
4. Darren Clarke - N. Ireland Golfer.
5. Richard Branson - Entrepeneur.
6. Melanie Philips - Journalist
7. Margaret Thatcher - Former Prime Minister
8. Patrick Moore - Astronomer
9. Roger Penrose - Physicist
10. Clive Owen - Actor
11. Guy Ritchie - Filmaker
12. John Barrow - Physicist
13. Hugh Laurie - Actor - plays 'House'
14. Michael Palin - Comedian and World Traveller
15. Clive Barker - Horror writer
16. John Cleese - Comedian + writer
17. Anthony Hopkins - Actor
18. Bill Bryson - Writer
19. Tim Berners-Lee - Father of World Wide Web
20. Neil Gaiman - Comic Book Writer
21. Simon Singh - Popular Science Writer.
22. Robert Carlisle - Actor: Full Monty
23. Simon Schama - History Filmaker
24. Sebastian Coe - Former athlete and politician
25. Terry Jones - Comedian, Historian, Filmaker
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