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Barnes, Sir George Reginald (1904–1960), radio and television director and college head  

Laurence Gilliam

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Barnes, Sir George Reginald (1904–1960), radio and television director and college head, was born in Byfleet, Surrey, on 13 September 1904, the son of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (1853–1940), lieutenant-governor of Burma, and his second wife, Edith Helen, sister of Sir Kenneth Barnes...

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Barnes, Sir George Reginald (1904–1960)  

Maker: Howard Coster

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Sir George Reginald Barnes (1904–1960) by Howard Coster, 1954 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Brinson, Peter Neilson (1920–1995), writer and lecturer on dance  

Ken Robinson

Brinson, Peter Neilson (1920–1995), writer and lecturer on dance, was born on 6 March 1920 at Sea View Villa, North Parade, Llandudno, the son of Harold Neilson Brinson, a major in the King's Liverpool regiment and cotton broker, and his wife, Vera Mabel Mathison...

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Coghill, Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer (1899–1980), university teacher and theatre producer  

John Carey

Coghill, Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer (1899–1980), university teacher and theatre producer, was born on 19 April 1899 at Castle Townshend, Skibbereen, co. Cork, the second of the three sons (the youngest child was a daughter) of Sir Egerton Bushe Coghill, fifth baronet, a noted amateur landscape painter, of ...

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Coghill, Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer (1899–1980)  

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Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill (1899–1980) by Ramsey & Muspratt, 1944 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama  

Michael Sanderson

Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama, was born at Sydenham, London, on 16 December 1865, the daughter of Joseph Fogerty (d. 1899), engineer and architect, of Dublin, and his wife, Hannah Cochrane (d...

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Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945)  

Maker: Reginald Grenville Eves

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Elsie Fogerty (1865–1945) by Reginald Grenville Eves, 1937 © reserved; reproduced by courtesy of Central School of Speech and Drama, Embassy Theatre, London

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Hennessy, David James George, third Baron Windlesham and Baron Hennessy (1932–2010), politician, broadcasting executive, and college head  

Douglas Hurd

Hennessy, David James George, third Baron Windlesham and Baron Hennessy (1932–2010), politician, broadcasting executive, and college head, was born on 28 January 1932 at 32 Belgrave Square, Mayfair, London, the only son and second of the four children of James Bryan George Hennessy, ...

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Nuttgens, Patrick John (1930–2004), architect, broadcaster, and educationist  

Fiona MacCarthy

Nuttgens, Patrick John (1930–2004), architect, broadcaster, and educationist, was born on 2 March 1930 at The Studio, Whiteleaf, Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire, the second son and third of four children of Joseph Edward Nuttgens (1892–1982), professionally known as J. E. Nuttgens, a stained-glass artist of German origin, and his first wife, ...