Stage and Screen
From upcoming film stars and Oscar-winners to screen sirens, veteran broadcasters and theatrical dames, Debrett's has picked a selection of representatives from the world of stage and screen.
Click on the links below to read their biographies....
From his beginnings in Shameless, James McAvoy's roles in Atonement and The Last King of Scotland became one of the hottest young Brits in Hollywood.
Also a Shameless export (and wife of James McAvoy), Anne-Marie Duff is one of the UK's leading young talents - both on stage and on screen.
From Shakespeare to James Bond, Dame Judi Dench is one of the UK's most loved actresses who has enjoyed enduring success over the years.
As the youngest actress to receive six Academy Award nominations, Kate Winslet finally enjoyed Oscar success in 2008 for The Reader, securing her place amongst Hollywood greats.
Sir Ridley Scott is the award-winning film director of blockbusters such as Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven.
The nation has woken up to John Humphrys's disctinctive tones on BBC Radio 4's Today programme for over 20 years...
Chatshow king and national treasure, Michael Parkinson - also known as Parky - delivered some of the most memorable television of recent years on his interview show Parkinson.