Who's Who: Facts and figures

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Notable recreations

Michael Atherton: "Is cricket still a recreation?"

Beryl Bainbridge: sleeping

Graham Clarke: collecting toast racks

Anthony Clive Varteg Evans: avoiding dinner parties

Stephen Fry: smoking, drinking, swearing, pressing wild flowers

Glenda Jackson: reading Jane Austen

Thomas Maibaum: memorising the films of Mel Brooks

Andrew Marr: talking

Adam Mars-Jones: baby-sitting

Naomi Mitchison: surviving so far

Terry Pratchett: letting the mind wander

Tim Rice: chickens

Ins and outs

In: Bamber Gascoigne

Out: Paul Gascoigne

In: Jimmy Young

Out: Kirsty Young

In: Edward Fox

Out: Samantha Fox

In: Peter Bowles

Out: Camilla Parker-Bowles

In: Delia Smith

Out: Mel Smith

In: Fenella Fielding

Out: Helen Fielding


New entries: 1313

New entries who are MPs: 327

Total number of train-spotters: 3