David Tennant actor

Vanessa Redgrave actor

Colin Firth actor

Clare Balding OBE TV presenter

Ant & Dec TV presenters

Jeremy Vine broadcaster

Sophie Ellis-Bextor musician

Cara Delevigne model & actor

Wayne Sleep dancer

Stars of the ArtsEd

ArtsEd students are very much in evidence in Chiswick, usually in an exuberant gaggle hanging out in the coffee shop on the corner of the Bath Rd or the kebab shop in Turnham Green Terrace at lunchtime and after classes. Next time you run in to them, bear in mind it might be a future 007 or the star of a West End musical that you’re dripping your decaff latte onto, because the schools' alumni are a phenomenally successful bunch, and you are likely to come across them again at the cinema, the theatre and on TV. Current students of ArtsEd Day School and Sixth Form have recently performed in numerous West End productions, including The Lion King, Matilda, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Kinky Boots alongside countless ArtsEd alumni. Here are a few former ArtsEd students who ar

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Bedford Park’s famous historical figures

W B Yeats Nobel prize winning poet lived in Chiswick

Timeline of Chiswick writers

Cressida Cowell children’s author

Marthe Armitage artist and patternmaker

Artists at Home

Peter Oborne journalist

Carrie Reichardt artist

Sadie Jones Costa prize winning novelist

Polly Devlin journalist

David Juritz virtuoso violinist

Sandy Burnett bass player & broadcaster

Milly Forrest soprano

Torin Douglas MBE Chiswick Book Festival director

Karen Liebreich MBE Abundance London director

Cllr John Todd Chiswick’s favourite Tory

Jo Pratt chef & Cookbook Festival co-founder

Stephen Foster antiquarian bookseller

Lucy Cufflin food writer & Cookbook Festival co-founder