Wednesday 31 December 2014

New Year Honours

The creators of Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London, ceramic artist Paul Cummins and theatre designer Tom Piper, are both made MBEs in the Queen's New Year Honours list. The installation attracted five million visitors, including Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh (shown). Joan Collins has finally made it from Rank starlet and pin-up girl to Dame, through her services to charity. Veteran actor John Hurt receives a knighthood. There is also a knighthood for Dr Simon Campbell, who was instrumental in developing viagra while he was senior vice-president at Pfizer. A total of 1,251 people have been honoured (CLICK).


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