Notable OBs

The history of the College would be non-existant without the stories of its alumni who were educated and grew up within its walls. It is people who make the College what it is today, and we are proud to share with you a few stories below of what our alumni have achieved throughout the College's 172 year history. 

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Gavin Henderson CBE (Le. 1960-65), Principal of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, grew up in Brighton - where his first work in the theatre comprised holiday jobs backstage at the 'weekly rep' on the Palace Pier, and in pantomime at Wimbledon.

Jordan Turner-Hall (born 5 Jan 1988) in London, England is a rugby union player for Harlequin F.C. and England, playing primarily as a Centre.

Born: 1940, Croydon, Film & Television Actor - Nominated by Chris Mitchell (H. 1957-61)

Lieutenant-Colonel Freddie Allen, who has died aged 92, won two DSOs in 1945 in the battles of the Ardennes and the Reichswald.

Art

Born: 16th February 1919, Liverpool, England Died: 2000, energetic artist who drew a debonair police hero for the Eagle comic, and created Albert RN, the dummy hero of a famed wartime escape.

Chris Terrill is a documentary maker with more than 100 films to his name. Terrill photographs, records and directs all his own films which range from the purely observational to the investigative.

Nick is a leading figure in property development in the UK and was named Young Property Person of the Year in 2002 by Property Magazine. Whilst studying at Exeter University Nick made his first foray into the property market by buying properties, refurbishing and letting them out for student accommodation. He set up his first company, Imperial Property Co, in 1997 while still at university.

Sarah Jane Taylor (born 20 May 1989 in Whitechapel) is an English cricketer.

Oliver Heath is a young and talented designer who joined BBC One's Changing Rooms team in 2000.

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