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  • Elgar obvs m8. Wolfgang always seems to surprise me with his symphonies. I literally jizzed in my pants once when I heard is B flat diminished minor symphony with F double sharp and C cromatic written for Cello. Had to walk out of Malvern Theatres and get a gran to finish me off. o|-<
  • Somewhere back in time Andy Gray (Ex Sky Sports presenter and Villa, Everton and Wolves striker) used to go to the Morgan as he was seeing Tony's daughter.
  • Aleister Crowley (naughty man) the infamous author of 'Liber 777, 'The Book of Lies' and other rollicking japes spent a short time at Malvern College.
  • that Bird from Big Brother, Nush worked in the orange phone shop. quite fit.
  • Mikey B - pure ledge. 'Aye Mikey B how you doing?' 'I'm just gonna drive my car and not look at the road, pop ya collar homes'. 'But did you lick the clitay?'
  • Robert Plant.. of the Zepplin fame
  • Nigel keneddy
  • Nigel Kennedy the violinist. Frequents the Lamb
  • i saw carl kennedy in the great malvern hotel, my life is complete
  • Alan Fletcher (Karl Kennedy) from Neighbours is doing Panto 2004
  • tim for big brother-saw him in heron news+i hes very tall+had to shout at him to get out of way,nuska from big brother(anyone seeing a pattern here???),elgar,me+also did everyone know that tolkein+c.s lewis used to regularly walk on the hills together+have drinks in the unicorn-YAY!
  • justin lamb
  • Um... i saw Noel from Hear Say once here, but i dont think anyone famous would want to live here!!!
  • NUSH of Big Brother! Surely her new-found celeb status affords her a mention here? Well done Nush.
  • Paul Farrer who composed the music for the weakest link now owns 87% of Malvern
  • Sammy Knight - round the world athlete
  • apparently andrew WK lives here...
  • Didn't Langland, author of Piers Plowman, live around here? He's said to have drawn inspiration while gazing at view from Malvern Hills. I also noticed a plaque saying Birmingham radical Thomas Atwood (a prominent Chartist) died in Malvern, having gone to convalesce. (it's on what's now part of the college).
  • Nigel Kennedy, the big GBW, Elgar (you can meet him at Belle Vue Terrace but he might seem a bit cold), Mr Manby (Jack the Ripper suspect) CS Lewis went to the college (so he was a blazer wearing ponce then)
  • Apartently Madge from neighbors had a little time in Malvern, no harold though.
  • Saw Dirty Den recently
  • Barbara Cartland went to MGC.. hmmm.. pink.
  • there are loads of hippy tye people from bands and people like david lowe who did the song "would you" i know him my dads kinda famous because hes the editor of sound on sound the music magazine and has a recording studio.
  • nigel kennedy and theatre types
  • Jeremy Paxman, Denholm Elliot, Satan
  • Nigel Kennedy... Erm... Some others. Probably. That bloke that did that "Umm... would you go to bed with me?" song.
  • Well along, and down a street of West Malvern Rd Nigel Kennedy lives...not too interesting though...
  • Jeremy Paxman and Denholm Elliot (actor) went to school here
  • Nigel Kennedy (Violinist) Lofty from It Ain't Half Hot Mum That bloke what did the "umm...I noticed you around" song
  • Nigel Kennedy lives in West Malvern.
  • So did Roget - buried in St James' Church.
  • Elgar.
  • Jenny Lind.
  • George Bernard Shaw.
  • Phil Bates of Electric Light Orchestra Part II lived in Malvern until July 1996
  • Elgar was here. They invented the first programmable computer here, and als the liquid crystal display. My friend Tim Garrard was pushed into a hedge by my ex-wife, but survived to become Lord Chief Justice of Nigeria.
  • Robert Smith of the Cure (Alledgedly) Dave Lowe of Touch & Go Charles Darwin C S Lewis Alastair Crowley
  • -Edward Elgar (Composer) -Jenny Lind (Singer) -Nigel Kennedy (fiddler) -Radclyffe Hall (Writer) -Caratacus (anti-Roman revolutionary) Probably not true... -Aliester Crowley (Magician) Went to private school here. -Barry Jackson (Theatrical worthy) -The Queen (drinks only Malvern Water where ever she goes)

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Last updated: 2016-09-21

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