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28 October 2014
John Hurt: From Chesterfield to Outer Space
Ellen MacArthur: She conquered the seas!
Sir Alan Bates: Allestree's finest son!
John Hurt's impressive CV includes Alien, the Elephant Man, Midnight Express and The Naked Civil Servant.
An inspirational figure for thousands of people around the world, Ellen MacArthur grew up in landlocked Derbyshire.
By taking on a wide range of roles, Sir Alan Bates has become one of the most respected actors in the world.
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