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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Putney, Greater London*

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  • Jack Whitehall and his father Michael. Both legends.
  • David Luiz, Chelsea footballer, lives near Putney Bridge.
  • John Griffiths from 'International Velvet' (1978)
  • Peter King, the greatest also saxophonist on the planet.
  • Jasmin Le Bon shops in Huttons, as do quite a few tennis players when Wimbledon is on.
  • Barry Sheene used to live on Deodar Road, a couple fo doors down from Roy Plomley of Desert Island Discs fame
  • Amanda Burton's daughters go to Putney High School - have seen her in the morning trudging up Putney Hill sans make-up
  • Tony Adams lives up the road in Roehampton. Julia Carling used to don't know if she still does. Pete Murray (old dj)
  • Shirley Conran lives in Putney. Her, who wrote them books and was married to Terry Conran (Tezza to his mates).
  • Martin Clunes, Liz Earle
  • That woman off of Newsnight no not the Scottish one the other one.
  • Simon and Jasmin Le Bon, they live up towards Barnes somewhere. Jasmin is lovely.
  • The gorgeous Glenn Hugill form Coronation Street is an ex-resident. The wierd vicar from Eastenders (the one Sarah hang out with, not Mel's brother)from a few years back. Patricia Hodges Simon Le Bon and family Tony Adams used to go to AA meetings opposite my house.
  • Tony Hart, Rolf Harris' Animal hospital is here, I saw Leslie Grantham in the high street
  • Bob Chambers Harry Chambers
  • Jilly Cooper Saw Paul Merton in the OUr Price once
  • I have seen Tony Adams (Arsenal Footballer) about 5 times in Putney so I presume he lives in the area.
  • Colin Stagg (shudder)
  • David Mellor. (hahaha!) Virginia Bottemly also went to school here.
  • Jilly Cooper. Nerys Hughes. My next door neighbour claims he's Elvis.
  • The scene of a cringe-making dialogue between David Mellow and Sir James Goldsmith on election night 1997.
  • Never forget Rodney Bewes, and what about William Franklin (what about him?)...
  • Sue Lawley
  • Simon the Crazy Englishman resides in Putney!
  • Mr Richard Whitton sporting celeb.

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Last updated: 2015-08-06

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