Arise, Sir Richard!
The Lord’s Taverners congratulates long-term supporter, Sir Richard Stilgoe, who was deservedly knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for charitable services through the Alchemy Foundation.
Sir Richard, a former trustee and president of The Lord’s Taverners (2003-04), has been a Taverner for over 30 years and joins a prestigious list of the charity’s knighted former presidents:
Sir John Mills (1950-51)
Sir John Barbirolli (1958)
Sir Ian Jacob (1959)
Sir Robert Menzies (1962)
Sir Edward Lewis (1965)
Sir Harry Secombe (1967-68 and 1980-81)
Sir Terry Wogan (1983-84)
Sir David Frost (1985-86)
Sir Tim Rice (1988-90 and 2000)
Congratulations to all Taverners who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours: Sir Kenneth Branagh, Sir Charles Dunstone, George Chesterton MBE, Ruth Owen OBE, Brian Potter MBE and Amanda Redman MBE.