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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015: Redmayne & Lampard Made OBEs

Actor Eddie Redmayne poses at the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala

Honoured: Eddie Redmayne who bagged an Oscar for best actor was rewarded for services to drama

Eddie Redmayne, best actor Oscar winner and former Chelsea and England international Frank Lampard have been recognised in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List. Lampard was awarded an OBE in recognition of his sterling football career at Chelsea where he netted 150 goals making him the club’s most prolific goalscorer from midfield. He described it as an extremely proud moment for him and his family. Redmayne was awarded an OBE for a career-defining role playing scientist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. He lives in Chelsea with his wife Hannah Bagshawe.

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From Paddington with love: Michael Bond was made a CBE for the bear that has come to define London

Paddington Bear author Michael Bond, 89, was made a CBE for his most famous chronicles of the adventures of a Peruvian Bear which has been translated into many languages and was made into a film last year. The marmalade-loving and duffle coat wearing bear who became lost at west London’s Paddington train station has become one of  London’s most recognised faces.

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