27 famous people who went to school in Hampshire
PUBLISHED: 14:00 26 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:53 27 July 2017
2012 Getty Images
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.
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.
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.
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.
Elizabeth Hurley (actress) - The Costello School, Basingstoke.
Ben Rushgrove (Paralympic silver medallist) - Treloar School, Alton.
Will Young (musician) - The Pop Idol winner went to Horris Hill School.
Pam Rhodes (TV presenter) - Gosport County Grammar School (now Bay House School).
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.
• What celebrities love most about Hampshire - Some of Hampshire’s best known personalities have revealed what they most love about the county. Here, we compile some quotes from our interviews over the years