…to recipients of new year honours in the arts and heritage.


Diane Lees, director general, Imperial War Museum; Joanna Lumley, actress; Vanessa Redgrave, actress.



John Boorman, film director; Peter Murray, founder and director of Yorkshire Sculpture Park (main image);

Horace Ové, film maker and photographer; Alistair Spalding, CEO Sadler's Wells Theatre.


CMG (Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George)

Daniel Craig, actor.



Charles Alexander, chair, Opera Rara; Tim Allan, chair, V&A Dundee; Barbara Broccoli, film producer; Lisa Burger, joint chief executive, National Theatre; Es Devlin, artist and designer; John Gilhooly, executive director, Wigmore Hall; Paul Greengrass, film director; Anthony Horowitz, novelist; Sir Laurence Magnus Bt, Chair, Historic England; Katherine Mavor, CEO, English Heritage Trust; Norman Murray, former chair, Scottish Ballet;  Michael Roberts, style director, Vanity Fair; Claudia Roden, cookery writer; Moira Stuart, broadcaster; Peter Usborne, publisher; Adrian Vinken, CEO, Theatre Royal Plymouth. For services to Theatre; Michael Wilson, screenwriter.



Lisa Armstrong, fashion director, The Telegraph; Pauline Black, singer, actress and author; Lez Brotherston, theatre designer; June Brown, actress; Philippa Charles, director, Garfield Weston Foundation; Alpesh Chauhan, music director, Birmingham Opera Company; Ann Cleeves, author; Sally Debonnaire, director of production, ITV; Nitin Ganatra, actor; Aonghus Gordon, founding trustee, Ruskin Mill Trust; Roger Highfield, science director, Science Museum Group; Hanif Kara, architect; Andrew Lovett, chair, Association of Independent Museums; Jennifer Ogole, CEO, Bang Edutainment; Steven Osborne, pianist; Mark Pemberton, director, Association of British Orchestras; Charlie Phillips, photographer; Arti Prashar, artist; William Roache, actor; Mark Sealy, curator and cultural historian; Louise Smith,  deputy director, arts and libraries, DCMS; Julian Stair, potter; Peter Wilson, composer and choreographer.   

Michael Asante, hip-hop dancer; Syima Aslam, founder, CEO and artistic director, Bradford Literature Festival; Ashley Banjo, street dancer; Darren Barker, principal conservation officer, Great Yarmouth; Peter Broadbent, director, Joyful Company of Singers; Pawlet Brookes, founder and artistic director, Serendipity Arts; Robert Bud, museologist; Andrew Carwood, director of music, St Paul's Cathedral; John Cooke, board secretary, English National Opera; Alan Cotton, artist; Margaret Davenport for services to arts in Suffolk; Maureen Dunn for services to drama in Northern Ireland; Susan Fleet for services to music; William Griffiths, director, Milton Keynes Museum; Andrew Haigh for services to the arts;  Sydney Harris, chair, Festival of Brass and Voices; Cherylee Houston, actress; Oliver Jeffers, author and illustrator; Claudette Johnson, co-founder, BLK Art Group; Pravesh Kumar for services to theatre; Karen Napier, CEO, The Reading Agency; Chris Nash, dance photographer; Professor Berendina Norton, Royal Military School of Music; Jacquie O'Hanlon, director of learning, RSC; Angelina Osborne, heritage consultant; Adele Parks. Author; Rosalind Paul, CEO, Scene and Heard; Onjali Q Rauf, author; Emma Redding, head of dance science, Trinity Laban; Selasi Awo Setufe, Architect; Emma Simpson, director, Simpson Brickwork Conservation; Bharatkumar Jagatsingh Sisodia for services to culture in Greater Manchester; Michèle Taylor , director for Change, Ramps on the Moon; Clare Twomey, artist.



Sharron de Abreu Faria, director of art, The Right to Work; Anthony Holdom, artistic director, The Misfits Theatre Company; Nikki Iles for services to music; Kim Johnson, arts education consultant; Elizabeth Lenten for services to music; Ian Macpherson, music tutor; William McFarland or services to music; Stewart Parsons,  director, Get it Loud in Libraries; Barbara Peters, dance teacher; Mark Strachan, founder, Choir of the Earth; Ann Thompson for services to music.

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