P106 CEEFAX 2 106 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/17       1/4 RUMPOLE CREATED MORTIMER KNIGHTED Lawyer and Labour supporter John Mortimer, author of the Rumpole books which spawned a highly popular TV series, has been knighted. The same honour goes to playwright David Hare whosj latest play, The Judas Kiss, explores the themes of lovj and betrayal. Poet/playwright Damian Gorman, renowned in Northern Ireland, gets an MBE. And there is a CBE for biographer Victoria Glendinning. Who's been honoured in your area? 160 News Index 102 Flash 150 Extra 140 Next News Weather Trav Head Main Menu
P106 CEEFAX 2 106 Sat 13 Jun 21:16/43       2/4 DISCWORLD AUTHOR PRATCHETT GETS OBE Best-selling author of the Discworld fantasies Terry Pratchett gets an OBE in the latest honours. Vocalist Carol Kidd, who is regarded by many as Britain's finest jazz singer, collects an MBE. And there is also an MBE for folk- singer Martin Carthy, who has persistently championed the cause of English folk music. Christopher Bruce, artistic director of the Rambert Dance Company, gets a CBE. Who's been honoured in your area? 160 News Index 102 Flash 150 Extra 140 Next News Weather Trav Head Main Menu
P106 CEEFAX 2 106 Sat 13 Jun 21:15/09       TAXING TIME FOR BARRY NORMAN, CBE Film critic Barry Norman was reluctant to open the envelope containing his honour — becausj he thought his CBE was a tax demand. "When the letter arrived it was marked OHMS and I thought it was the Inland Revjnuj," said the Film 98 presjnter. "I'm delighted, flattered and honoured," he added. "I'll be having a quiet celebration and a bottle of champagne may come into it. It'll be a small family thing." Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Next News Weather Trav Head Main Menu
P106 CEEFAX 2 106 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/54       4/4 FOUR NEW LIFE PEERS IN HONOURS LIST There are four life peerages in the Birthday Honours List. They are: The Rev Kathleen Richardson, Moderator of the Free Churches' Council Sir Terence Burns, who quit last week as Permanent Treasury Secretary after differences with the Chancellor. Sir William Laming, Chief Inspector of the Social Services Inspectorate Sir Colin Marshall, chairman of British Airways. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Next News Weather Trav Head Main Menu