This FDC from Royal Mail commemorates the lives of 10 great Britons from all aspects of society.
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 16th April 2013
- Norman Parkinson, portrait and fashion photographer
- Vivien Leigh, stage and film actress (star of Gone With The Wind, 1939)
- Peter Cushing, film and television actor (the forgotten Dr Who)
- David Lloyd Geroge, prime minister
- Elizabeth David, writer on food and drink
- John Archer, politician and civil rights campaigner
- Benjamin Britten, composer and pianist
- Mary Leakey, archaeologist and anthropologist
- Bill Shankly, football player and manager (architect of the great Liverpool sides of the 60s and 70s)
- Richard Dimbleby, journalist and broadcaster
Details of the Issue
The insert provides details of the lives of these great people. Click the image below for easier reading.