Mr Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, 54; M Raymond Barre, economist and politician, 69; Mr Ian Butler, former chairman, Cookson Group, 68; Miss Monserrat Caballe, operatic singer, 60; Mr David Cassidy, singer, 44; Mr Brian Connell, writer and broadcaster, 77; Miss Elspet Gray, actress, 64; Mr Lionel Hampton, bandleader, 80; Mr Harry Hewitt, former chairman, Johnson Matthey, 73; Mr Uwe Kitzinger, former president, Templeton College, Oxford, 65; Mr Hardy Kruger, actor, 65; The Earl of Limerick, director, TR Pacific Investment Trust plc, 63; Mr Alfred Mabbs, archivist, 72; Mr Bryan Magee, writer, 63; Air Marshal Sir Harold Maguire, 81; Mr Eric Meade, former senior partner, Deloitte Haskins and Sells, 70; Miss Ann Miller, actress and singer, 70; Mr George Robertson MP, 47; Mrs Wendy Savage, obstetrician and gynaecologist, 58; Dr Kennedy Simmonds, prime minister, St Kitts-Nevis, 57; Miss Jane Withers, actress, 67.