Otagowano: Famous Brits

Famous and not so famous Brits (part3)

Dame Judi Dench, “National Treasure” The satirical magazine “Private Eye” has a column named “National Treasures”, which collects examples of the term as used in the British media. In recent years, journalists have applied...

Famous and not so famous Brits (part 2)

Al Bowlly, the first British “pop star” Al Bowlly (1899-1941) was the fi rst British “pop star”. He was born to Greek and Lebanese parents in what is now Mozambique, was brought up in...

Famous and not so famous Brits (part1)

Alex Salmond, the First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond (b.1954) is the First Minister of Scotland and the leader of the Scottish National Party. He was born and brought up in Linlithgow, the historic...