Bradley who played Billy Casper in the 1968 film Kes.
Also known as A Kestrel for a Knave.
Roy Clarke is from Sykehouse, Doncaster. He is the writer
of the TV series Last
of the Summer Wine which was filmed about 15 miles north of
Sheffield at Holmfirth, and of Open All Hours which was filmed in
Doncaster itself. Roy
The late comedienne Marti Caine. Thomas, John & Skelton Cole - Founders of Cole
Brother store in 1839.
Actor Tom Ellis who has appeared in Nicholas Nickleby,
Nice Guy Eddie, Waking The Dead & Eastenders.
Comedian Bobby Knutt is also local to the area. Paul and Barry Elliot, better known as "The Chuckle
Brothers" come from Rotherham, having attended Spurley
Hey School in their youth. They can boast one of the longest running
National Children's TV series. Chuckle
on Kids TV presenter Richard McCourt who is better
known as "Dick" is part of the "Dick & Dom In
Da Bungalow". Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut who went aboard
a Russian space mission in 1991.
Harry Brearley, the
inventor of "Rustless Steel" (later to be known as Stainless Steel).
Robert Hadfield - Steel manufacturer and discoverer of
alloy steels. Charles
Holliday - Designer of the Blue Riband Trophy, The Masters
Trophy and the Grand National Trophies.
"Lizzie Ward" Elephant employed by T W Ward Ltd in 1916 for
Edward & Albert Vickers - Armaments manufacturers during
the First World War.
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