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27 famous people who went to school in Hampshire

PUBLISHED: 14:00 26 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:53 27 July 2017

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Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire


Bedales School has seen a number of their pupils go on to find fame. Singer Lily Allen, Location Location Location presenter Kirstie Allsopp, actress Lydia Leonard, former Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party Tom Arnold and The Kooks lead singer Luke Pritchard all went to the school in the village of Steep.

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The Pilgrims’ School in Winchester has taught the likes of TV presenter Jon Snow, actor Hugh Mitchell and comedian Jack Dee.

Colin Firth (actor) - The BAFTA award winner attended Kings’ School. Former England, Southampton, Chelsea, Fulham, West Ham, Manchester City, Sunderland, Brighton and Reading defender Wayne Bridge also went to the Winchester based school.

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The Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales - both Prince Phillip and Prince Charles attended Cheam School in Headley

Hip hop star Craig David attended Bellemoor School and Southampton City College.

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Labour politician Yvette Cooper was educated at Alton College.

Calum Chambers (footballer) - The Arsenal player and England international went to school at Churcher’s College in Petersfield.

Jonny Wilkinson (rugby player) - The England World Cup winning rugby legend was educated at Lord Wandsworth College.

Tom Pellereau (entreprenuer) - The Apprentice winner attended Twyford School.

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Elizabeth Hurley (actress) - The Costello School, Basingstoke.

Ben Rushgrove (Paralympic silver medallist) - Treloar School, Alton.

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Will Young (musician) - The Pop Idol winner went to Horris Hill School.

Pam Rhodes (TV presenter) - Gosport County Grammar School (now Bay House School).

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Graham Stokes (music executive) - Havant Academy.

Alison Goldfrapp (musician) - the English singer-songwriter attended Alton Convent School.

Justin Rose (golfer) - Robert May’s School, Odiham.

Rupert Everett (actor) - Farleigh School, Andover.

Russell Howard (comedian) - Perins School, New Alresford.

Charlie Dimmock (TV presenter) - The Mountbatten School, Romsey.



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