11 June 2011
Last updated at 00:06
Actress Janet Suzman, 72, has been made a dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Her distinguished career has included numerous appearances on BBC TV, among them a 1970 presentation of Macbeth (left), a 1972 production of Hedda Gabler (right) and The Singing Detective alongside Sir Michael Gambon (bottom).
Actor Colin Firth - known to millions as Mr Darcy in the BBC's Pride and Prejudice (top left) - has been made a CBE. The 50-year-old received a string of accolades earlier this year for his portrayal of King George VI in The King's Speech (bottom left), including the Academy Award for best actor (right).
Singer Bryan Ferry, who shot to fame in the 1970s as lead singer of Roxy Music before achieving further success as a solo artist, also receives a CBE. The 65-year-old, whose hits include Love is the Drug and Let's Stick Together, said it was "a great honour" to be recognised for services to music.
Michael Grandage, outgoing artistic director of London's Donmar Warehouse (centre), is made a CBE for services to drama. Among he successful plays the multiple award-winner has directed during his eight-year tenure are King Lear with Sir Derek Jacobi (left) and Ivanov with Kenneth Branagh and Malcolm Sinclair (right).
Another CBE recipient is 70-year-old Celia Birtwell, the Bury-born textile designer renowned for her collaboration with designer Ossie Clark, her late ex-husband. The Beatles, Twiggy and Jimi Hendrix were just some of the celebrities seen in their iconic flowery fashions in their 1960s heyday.
Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor, best known for their work in The Goodies (top left) with Bill Oddie (bottom left), are made OBEs. The pair appeared in the BBC's Broaden Your Mind in the 1960s (top right) and went on to be regulars on I'm Sorry, I Haven't A Clue alongside the late Humphrey Lyttelton (bottom right).
Veteran actor Bernard Cribbins (top right) - much loved for his roles as Jackanory storyteller (top left), an abused hotel guest in Fawlty Towers (top middle), kindly station master Perks in The Railway Children (bottom left) and occasional Doctor Who companion (bottom right) - is made an OBE for services to drama.
"Whispering" Bob Harris - who has been made an OBE in in the Queen's Birthday Honours List - made his debut on BBC radio more than four decades ago. A host of the BBC's TV music show Old Grey Whistle Test for many years (right), the 65-year-old can now be heard on Radio 2.
Conceptual artist Sam Taylor-Wood (left), whose work ranges from a video portrait of sleeping footballer David Beckham (top right) to Nowhere Boy, a film about the young John Lennon starring Aaron Johnson (bottom right) - has been made an OBE. Fellow artist Gillian Wearing, winner of the Turner Prize in 1997, is also appointed an OBE.
Authors Kate Atkinson and Julia Donaldson have both been made MBEs. Atkinson (left) won the Whitbread Prize in 1995 with her first novel Behind the Scenes at the Museum, while Donaldson (right) - pictured with her best-known creation, the Gruffalo - has recently been named the new Children's Laureate.
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