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December 2017: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

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Dame Flora Robson
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Declan Donnelly
Donna Air
Elinor Brent-Dyer
Emeli Sandé
Eric Idle
George Clarke
George Stephenson
Harry Woolf
Henry Havelock
Jack Cunningham
Jack Higgins
James Bolam
James Herriot
James Kirkup
Jane Grigson
Jimmy Nail
Jordan Henderson
Kate Adie
Kevin Maguire
Lauren Laverne
Lesslie Newbigin
Lewis Richardson
Miriam Stoppard
Neil Bartlett
Neil Tennant
Nicholas Ridley
Ove Arup
Paul Gascoigne
Peter Higgs
Ridley Scott
Rowan Atkinson
Sarah Millican
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan
Steve Cram
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The Venerable Bede
William Armstrong

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