Group    From 1991 

Heritage Foundation

We believe this group now encompasses Comic Heritage, Musical Heritage, Sports Heritage and Films and Television Heritage. Its aim is to pay tribute to Britain's entertainers and raise funds for good causes at the same time.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Heritage Foundation

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Barry Evans

Barry Evans, 1943 - 1997, actor, lived here. The Heritage Foundation

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BBC Television Centre - Arthur Lowe

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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BBC Television Centre - Bill Owen

Bill Owen MBE, 1914 - 1999. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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BBC Television Centre - Derek Nimmo

Derek Nimmo, 1930 - 1999. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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BBC Television Centre - Dick Emery

Dick Emery, 1917 - 1983. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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Other Subjects

Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh

Writer and director of film and theatre.  Born Welwyn, brought up in Salford.  Trained at RADA then at East 15 Acting School where he met Alison Steadman, who he married in 1973.  Together they mad...

Person, Cinema, Theatre

1 memorial
Ivor Novello

Ivor Novello

Composer, singer and actor-manager. Born David Ivor Davies in Cardiff. Wrote 'Keep the Home Fires Burning', a big success in WW1. Appeared in over 20 movies. Worked at Gainsborough Film Studios. Br...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Theatre, Wales

2 memorials
Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson

Singer, actor (also athlete and civil rights activist). Born Princeton, New Jersey to a former slave, who educated himself to become a theologian and who had great expectations of his son, expectat...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, Theatre, USA

1 memorial
Coronet Cinema - Camberwell

Coronet Cinema - Camberwell

Opened in 1913, as Camberwell Central Cinema, it suffered bomb damage but was reopened in 1945. It closed in 1948 and was being used for storage when a bad fire in 1957 prompted the decision to dem...

Building, Cinema

1 memorial
Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Grenfell

Born Joyce Phipps in Montpelier Square, London. Her mother was sister to Nancy Astor, MP, so she was "well brought up". Aged 19 she married Reggie, her husband until her death. The picture is a se...

Person, Cinema, Humour, Theatre

2 memorials