Birthdays

Mr Frith Banbury, theatrical director, 81; The Rev Professor Charles Barrett, theologian, 76; The Right Rev David Farmbrough, Bishop of Bedford, 64; Sir Stephen Hastings, former MP, 72; Sir David Hildyard, former diplomat, 77; Mr Brian Innes, jazz musician, 64; Sir Charles Irving, former MP, 70; Mrs Jane Kennedy MP, 35; Mr Mark Lennox-Boyd MP, Under-Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 50; Mr Martyn Moxon, cricketer, 33; Mr Muhammad Hosni Mubarak, president of Egypt, 65; Sir Edward Pickering, vice-chairman of Times Newspapers, 81; Miss Professor Marisa Robles, harpist, 56; Mr Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, conductor, 62; Mr Edwin Russell, sculptor, 54; Mr Alexander Schouvaloff, former curator, Theatre Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, 59; Mr Terry Scott, actor, 66; Sir Norman Siddall, mining engineer, 75; Lord Stoddart of Swindon, former MP and government minister, 67; Mr Eric Sykes, comedian and writer, 70; Miss Gillian Tindall, biographer, novelist and historian, 55; Mr John Watson, racing driver, 47; Professor Basil Yamey, economist, 74.

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