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Julian Worricker on a dancer, a publisher, a sailor, an academic and a playwright.
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Andrea Catherwood on a comedy writer, an athlete, a wildlife expert and an actress.
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Baroness Warnock, William Hucklesby QPM, Rose Hilton, Professor Lord Bhattacharyya CBE FRS, Scott Walker
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Matthew Bannister on a pilot, a film director, an impresario, a biochemist and a singer.
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Matthew Bannister on a biologist, an artist, an archivist and a spokesman.
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Julian Worricker on a scientist, an actress, a comedian, a journalist, a songwriter.
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Matthew Bannister on a physicist, a newsreader, a spy and a singer.
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Matthew Bannister on a doctor, an author, a businessman and a composer.
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Matthew Bannister on a President, a voice artist, an anthropologist and a composer.
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Matthew Bannister on an author, a director, an engineer, a premier and a composer.
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Julian Worricker on a politician, a dancer, a designer and a lawyer.
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Julian Worricker on a singer, a journalist, an author, a spy.
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