The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, 2012

Today the Queen’s Birthday Honours list was announced, revealing the names from the various industries and social spheres across the UK who have earned Her Majesty’s recognition for their hard work over the last year.

Here are just some of the creatives who have been honoured this year:

Sarah Burton

For services to the Fashion Industry

  • Emma Hill – creative director, Mulberry
  • Lara Bohinc – jewellery and accessories designer
  • Sarah Burton – creative director, Alexander McQueen

For services to Literature

  • Susan Hill – author
  • Grant Morrison – comic book writer and playwright
  • Jean Binta Breeze – poet

For services to Music

  • Michael Berkeley – composer and broadcaster
  • Edward Gardner – Music Director, English National Opera
  • Gareth Malone – choirmaster and broadcaster

    Gareth Malone
  • Elaine Padmore – former Director of Opera, Royal Opera House
  • Omar Christopher Lye Fook – soul singer and songwriter

For services to Drama

  • Michael Boyd – artistic director, Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Kenneth Branagh – actor (and for services to the community in Northern Ireland)
  • Kate Winslet – actress
  • Amanda Redman – actress and founder of Artists’ Theatre School
For services to Journalism
  • Alexander Chancellor – journalist and editor
  • The Right Honourable Peter Riddell – journalist and author
    Armando Iannucci
Miscellaneous
  • Mary Berry: cookery writer and broadcaster – for services to the Culinary Arts
  • Armando Iannucci: comedian, writer and performer – for services to Broadcasting
  • Gary Barlow: singer/songwriter and producer – for services to the Entertainment Industry

To see the full list of this year’s honours, click here.Β 

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