31 December 2011
Last updated at 08:25
Bafta-winning actress Helena Bonham Carter has been appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours for her services to drama. The 45-year-old has starred in such diverse productions as Planet of the Apes (top right), Alice in Wonderland (middle) and the BBC's Toast (bottom right).
Comedian Ronnie Corbett (left), familiar to millions from his appearances with Ronnie Barker on The Two Ronnies (bottom right), has been made a CBE for services to entertainment and charity. The 81-year-old's many BBC shows include Frost Over England (top middle) and the sitcom Sorry (top right).
Scottish broadcaster Lorraine Kelly has been appointed an OBE for her charity and armed forces work. The 52-year-old presenter has combined fronting her own morning show on ITV1 with such campaigns as the SkyRide cycling initiative (left), and helped launch UK Armed Forces Day in Edinburgh earlier this year (right).
Australian broadcaster Clive James (left), best known for his chat shows and autobiographical series Unreliable Memoirs, becomes a CBE for services to literature and the media. Fellow stalwart Stuart Hall (right), of It's a Knockout and Radio 5 live fame, becomes an OBE for his broadcasting and charity work.
Actor David Harewood receives an MBE for services to drama. The star has been seen with Hayley Atwell in The Ruby in the Smoke (top left), with Jonas Armstrong in Robin Hood (middle left) and with Sophie Okonedo in Mrs Mandela (bottom left) and appeared earlier this year in Frankenstein's Wedding: Live in Leeds (right).
Record producer Steve Lillywhite (top centre) has become a CBE for services to music. Siouxsie and the Banshees (top left), Talking Heads (top right), Ultravox (bottom left) and U2 (bottom right) are just a few of the acts he has worked with over the past 30 years.
TV executive Peter Bazalgette (left), who was pivotal in bringing such programmes as Ground Force (top right), Big Brother (middle right) and Deal or No Deal (bottom right) to British screens, is to receive a knighthood. The 58-year-old called the honour "a delightful compliment".
Knighthoods also go to the Royal Opera House's music director Antonio Pappano (centre) and the poet Geoffrey Hill, while author Penelope Lively becomes a Dame. In the world of London live performance, Royal Court chairman Anthony Burton is made a CBE while Marcus Davey of the Roundhouse is appointed an OBE.