P511 CEEFAX 2 511 Sat 13 Jun 21:16/24    OBE FOR POLAR EXPLORER HEMPLEMAN-ADAMS The explorer David Hempleman-Adams was in thj middle of the Arctic when he found out that he had been awarded an OBE in the Qujen's Birthday Honours. The 41-year-old was on an expedition in northern Canada when he got thj news. Eskimos told him about an urgent phonj call, but as hj had no monjy, he had to revjrse the charges to the UK. In April he bjcame the first pjrson to reach the North and South Poles (magnetic and gjographic) and climb the highest peaks in each continent. showbiz honours >>> Flashback 515 CBBC 500 Contacts 516 Next news Contacts Buzz Comp.
P511 CEEFAX 2 511 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/44    SHOWBIZ STARS IN QUEEN'S HONOURS LIST The director of "The Full Monty", Peter Cattaneo is awarded an MBE. "Ab Fab" star June Whitfield gets a CBE to add to her OBE. Showbiz vjteran Bruce Forszth gets an OBE. Radio One DJ John Peel gets an OBE. Film critic Barry Norman, who presjnts the BBC's "Film 98" programme, is awarded a CBE. Explorer gets OBE >>> Press Pack 517 Comp 507 Backchat 506 Flashback 515 CBBC 500 Contacts 516 Next news Contacts Buzz Comp.