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King Edward’s has been in existence since 1552, and we are very proud of all of our students, past and present. They continue to help shape the face of the UK and also enjoyed international acclaim. Here are a few examples.

Kenton Allen

Kenton Allen is the CEO of Big Talk Productions. He is a multi-award winning TV producer who holds the record for the most individual awards for Situation Comedy in the history of BAFTA.

Anthony Bate

Anthony Bate (31 August 1927 – 19 June 2012) was an English actor. He is possibly best known for his role as Oliver Lacon in the BBC TV adaptations of the John le Carré novels Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, and Smiley's People. Bate's other credits include: The Saint, The Avengers, Prime Suspect and Midsomer Murders. 

Robert Plant

Robert Anthony Plant, CBE is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band  Led Zeppelin. A powerful and wide vocal range (particularly evident in his high-pitched vocals) have given him a successful solo career spanning over 40 years. Plant is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll, and has influenced musicians such as Freddie Mercury, Axl Rose and Chris Cornell. 

Amy Smith

Ex-Olympic Freestyle swimmer. Amy is a member of the British Gas GBR National Sprint Squad.

Satnam Singh Rai

Satnam studied at Birmingham University and is now a Senior Manager at Price Waterhouse Coopers in London.

Lauren Rowles

Lauren is a Team GB athlete who competed in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where she subsequently won gold along with her rowing partner Laurence Whitely.

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