Saturday, January 23, 2021
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No. 1 - Penny Streeter OBE (née Penny Stiff)

A classic ‘rags to riches’ tale is that of Penny Streeter. Born in what was then Rhodesia, this police superintendent’s daughter came to England...

No. 21 - Richard Mason

This talented author was born in South Africa but educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. The Drowning People, his first novel, gained him...

No. 18 - James Sherwood

This Kentuckian buccaneer founded Sea Containers in 1965. He is best known though buying the Hotel Cipriani in Venice for less than £1 million...

No. 50 - Captain Simon Mann

This former army officer boldly led a coup d’état in Equatorial Guinea in 2004. He was imprisoned for 34 years but received a presidential...

No. 13 - Peregrine Heathcote

The youngest ever student at the Heatherly College of Arts, Peregrine Heathcote has morphed from portrait painting to a focus on something a little...

No. 45 - Benjamin Boateng

A club promoter who thought he was above the law. Found guilty in October 2011 of a pre-planned sexual assault, this former actor was...

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