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Arthur Lowe
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Dennis Skinner
Eileen Cooper
Ellen MacArthur
Eric James
Geoff Hoon
George Simpson
Geraldine Jewsbury
Herbert Spencer
James Brindley
Joe Davis
John Hobson
John Hurt
John Powys
John Wood
Richard Roberts
Robert Lindsay
Robert Robinson
Samuel Richardson
Thomas Cook
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Vivienne Westwood
William Abney
William Roache
William Venables Harcourt

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