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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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.

Tamzin played Georgiana Darcy in Joe Wright's 2005 film adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice whilst still at Brighton College and has more recently played Katherine Howard in Showtime's The Tudors. She was last seen on our screens in January, in a wonderful adaptation of The Tale of Edwin Drood.

Nominated by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (A. 1966-71) - Born: 15 August 1954, Brighton, UK., highly successful films include 1971's "Friends" and "The Abominable Dr. Phibes".

Nigel Kemble-Clarkson (A. 1953-57) is a cheerful raconteur with a great sense of the ridiculous, and a practised eye for the ladies.

James Duncan Hamilton - Formula One racing driver, winner of the 1953 Le Mans race.

Emma is an Entrepreneur, a Motivational Speaker, a Business Mentor, Author and Business Turnaround Expert.

Old Brightonian Flight Lieutenant Marc Heal (L.1994-98) rescued 29 casualties in the heat of a battle in Afghanistan and was subsequently awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) by the Queen for his actions.

Edward Carpenter was an early gay activist who also helped found the Labour Party. He was a philosopher, poet and political activist.

Daniel Peltz, former British Land director and founder of retail property investor London Freeholds, has won rave reviews for his second novel.

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