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1930
St John’s College, Oxford opened a
new building named after
Sir John
Kendrew
.
1940
Alison Yates
won the Australian
Fellowship of Writers competition
to ‘write your autobiography in six
words’ with her entry:
Bolshy Brat
Innocent Immigrant
Hell Old
1944
Antonia Fraser (Packenham)
was
awarded a DBE for Services to
Literature in the 2011 New Year’s
Honours list. Her latest book
Must
You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter
was published in 2010.
1948
In the 2011 New Years’ Honours
List,
Christopher Green
was
awarded an OBE for services to
education.
1952
Guided by Knowledge
, Inspired
by Love by
Ronald Disney
was
published in 2010. (See review on
page 15)
After a successful life as a political
advisor, author, physician and
biographer
Peter Bourne
retired
to a farm in Wales where he now
breeds llamas.
1956
In 2010
Jeremy Dobson’s
Why do
the People Hate Me so?: The Strange
Interlude
, a biography of Stanley
Baldwin was published.
Michael Prestwich
was awarded
an OBE in the 2010 New Years’
Honours List for services to
Scholarship at Durham University.
1958
In November 2010,
Lieutenant
Jolyon Willans
was installed as a
Military Knight of Windsor.
1959
Huon Mallalieu’s
book
1066 And
Rather More: A Walk Through
History
, was published in 2009.
1961
Patrick Gray
was awarded an OBE
in the 2009 New Years’ Honours
List.
1963
In 2010
William Bolsover
competed in the 10,000 mile
Peking to Paris Rally in a 1929
Chevrolet Coupé.
Henry Marsh
was awarded a CBE
in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday
Honours List, for services to
medicine in the UK and the
Ukraine.
1964
Professor Michael Richards
was
awarded a Knighthood in the 2010
New Years’ Honours List.
1967
Jeremy Cosmo Davis’s
Oak Bridge
Project won a 2009 Wood Award
for Best Use of British Timber.
1969
Andrew Bowdler
completed a
sponsored walk along the Great
Wall of China in October 2008,
in aid of the Great Ormond Street
Children’s Hospital.
1974
Cressida Dick
was promoted to
Assistant Commissioner of the
Metropolitan Police in 2009. She
was awarded the Queen’s Police
Medal in the 2010 New Year’s
Honours List.
1979
Benjamin Dyson
was awarded
the CBE in the 2009 New Years’
Honours List.
1980
Tom Hollander has appeared in
several television series as well as
the feature films
Hanna
,
The Soloist
and
Valkyrie
.
1981
Harry Holt
was awarded the DSO in
2010 for operations in Afghanistan.
Dom Joly
appeared in the 2010
series of
I’m a Celebrity, Get Me
Out of Here
and is currently on
tour with
Welcome to Wherever I
Am
.
1983
William Fiennes
’ latest book
The
Music Room
was published at the
end of 2009.
Roland Walker
received a DSO
in recognition of services in
Afghanistan in September 2010.
1985
In 2009
Dominic Floyd
was
appointed Headmaster of
Ashdown House Preparatory
School.
1986
Rory Stewart
was elected the
Conservative Party MP for Penrith
and the Borders in the 2010
General Election.
Jack Davenport
recently starred in
the television series
Flashforward
.
1987
Rufus Bird
has been appointed to
the post of Deputy Surveyor of the
Queen’s Works of Art.
Magnus Brunner
led an expedition
to the summit of the Breithorn in
August 2008. He was accompanied
by his father, Hugo, and brothers,
Franco (OD 1995) and Philip (OD
1990).
1988
Quintin Lake
won Travel
Photographer of the Year award in
Italy’s newspaper, La Repubblica,
in 2010.
1989
Andy Gough
works for
KidsCo
which provides practical,
emotional and educational support
to vulnerable inner-city children
and young people.
1990
Simon Aronson
fundraises for
the refurbishment of schools in
Uganda through the UK charity
Soft Power Education
.
1991
James Price
, who farms in
Oxfordshire, won the 2009
Farmers
Weekly
‘Young Farmer of the Year
Award’.
1992
Vishal Mahadkar
is a film director
in the Mumbai film industry,
widely known as ‘Bollywood’.
Ben Shaw
represented Great
Britain at the World Triathlon
Championships in 2008. He came
80th out of 106 entrants.
1993
Frances Houghton
represented
Great Britain at the World Rowing
Championships and won a gold
medal in the quadruple sculls. (See
page 2-3).
1994
Tom Hiddleston
appeared in the
Hollywood blockbuster
Thor
, and
will play Captain Nichols in the
Spielberg production of
War Horse
,
due for release in December 2011.
1996
Caspar von Hoffmansthal
has
opened a Japanese restaurant called
Yumi in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
1997
In 2010, Philip Winser opened the
Fat Radish restaurant in NewYork.
It was the venue for a Dragon
drinks party hosted by Registrar
Desmond Devitt in October last
year.
1998
Charlie Arber
is at Imperial
College, London, studying for a
PhD in stem cell research.
1999
Max Irons
starred in the film
Red
Riding Hood
and has been the face
of Burberry and Mango.
Emma Hiddleston
is appearing in
the West End in
Butley
, alongside
Dominic West.
2000
In 2009,
Ben Battcock
captained
Oxford to a 4-1 victory in the
Varsity Hockey Match, gaining his
third Blue in the process.
Charlie Dale
is the drummer in the
band The Phoenix Fall.
Alexander Nally
is completing
a postgraduate scholarship
placement in Directing at the
London Film School. He recently
visited the Dragon to film aspects
of the school for his graduation
short film.
2001
In 2010,
Manus Noble
was
awarded a scholarship to study
a Masters degree at the Royal
College of Music.
2002
Richard Makepeace
is now a
commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in
the Territorial Army.
2003
Samuel Smith
has won an award
for his performance in the Salters
Advanced Chemistry Exam. Out
of 6,952 candidates, Samuel gained
the top mark.
2004
Ed Barry
and his father, Tom,
cycled from John O’Groats to
Lands’ End, fundraising for Future
Hope in Calcutta, a charity that
Ed first came across whilst at the
Dragon.
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