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Dateline: 4th January, 2005

Simon Gray
Simon Gray
Philip Hedley
Philip Hedley
Anna Massey
Anna Massey
Alan Plater
Alan Plater
Eric Sykes
Eric Sykes
Ray Cooney
Ray Cooney
Simon McBurney
Simon McBurney
Geoffrey Palmer
Geoffrey Palmer
John Sullivan
John Sullivan
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
High Lloyd
Hugh Lloyd

New Year Honours List 2005

As usual the New Year's Honours List contains a number of people from the performing arts world. Many, such as Roger Daltry, Simon Gray, Philip Hedley, Anna Massey, Alan Plater and Eric Sykes are well known: others are unknown outside of their area. We list them all here:

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

  • Roger Harry DALTREY
    For services to Music, the Entertainment Industry and to Charity.
  • Robin Arthur Philip DUVAL
    Lately Director, British Board of Film Classification. For services to the Film Industry.
  • Simon James Holliday GRAY
    Writer. For services to Drama and Literature.
  • Philip David HEDLEY
    Lately Artistic Director and Chief Executive, Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London. For services to Drama.
  • John Richard LILL,
    OBE Pianist. For services to Music.
  • Ms Anna Raymond MASSEY
    Actress. For services to Drama.
  • Alan Frederick PLATER
    Writer and Playwright. For services to Drama.
  • Eric SYKES, OBE
    Actor. For services to Drama.
  • Alan Donald WHICKER
    Author and Broadcaster. For services to Broadcasting.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

  • Miss Leanne BENJAMIN
    Principal, Royal Ballet Company. For services to Dance.
  • Raymond George Alfred COONEY
    Actor, Writer, Director and Producer. For services to Drama.
  • Stephen CRANSTON
    Chief Executive, The Arts Factory, Ferndale, Rhonnda. For services to Lifelong Learning.
  • Karl William Pamp JENKINS
    Composer. For services to Music.
  • Desmond Hugh KELLY
    Assistant Director, Birmingham Royal Ballet. For services to
  • Simon MCBURNEY
    Actor and Artistic Director, Theatre de Complicite. For services to Drama.
  • Philip Jonathan Clifford MOULD
    Honorary Arts Adviser to the Houses of Parliament.
  • Geoffrey PALMER Actor. For services to Drama.
  • John Richard Thomas SULLIVAN
    Writer. For services to Drama.
  • Tom WILKINSON
    Actor. For services to Drama.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Jack ALEXANDER
    For services to Entertainment in Scotland.
  • Thomas ALEXANDER
    For services to Entertainment in Scotland.
  • Peter John ANTONELLI
    Music Development Officer, Preston Lodge High School, East Lothian. For services to Music Education.
  • David Nevil CORDON
    Founder, Woolpit Arts Festival. For services to the community in Woolpit, Suffolk.
  • Miss Brenda EDWARDS
    For services to Dance.
  • Miss Jill FRASER
    Artistic Director, Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Berkshire. For services to Drama.
  • David GELLY
    Musician, Writer and Broadcaster. For services to Jazz Music.
  • Miss Muriel Margaret HART
    Piano Accompanist, Brighton Orpheus Choir. For services to Music and to the community in Brighton and Hove.
  • Hugh Lewis LLOYD
    Actor. For services to Drama and to Charity.
  • Robert MCKENNA
    For services to Entertainment and to Charity.
  • Ms Ruth Mary TILL
    Director, Rubicon Dance. For services to Community Dance.
  • Michael Colin TURVEY
    For services to Music and to the community in Pinner, Middlesex.
  • Cherry Annabella, Mrs WAITE
    For services to the Duchy Opera Trust and to the community in Cornwall.

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