Photographers of 'Stars of the British Screen'

1 portrait of Brian Aris

Photographers of 'Stars of the British Screen', by Norman Parkinson, 11 December 1985 - NPG x127320 - © Norman Parkinson Archive

© Norman Parkinson Archive

Photographers of 'Stars of the British Screen'

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print, 11 December 1985
11 1/2 in. x 12 3/4 in. (292 mm x 323 mm) image size
Commissioned, 1985
Photographs Collection
NPG x127320

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  • Norman Parkinson (1913-1990), Photographer. Artist of 241 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • Brian Aris (1946-), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 10 portraits.
  • Michael Birt (1953-), Photographer. Sitter in 3 portraits, Artist of 33 portraits.
  • David Boulton, Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Jane Bown (1925-2014), Photographer. Sitter in 7 portraits, Artist associated with 73 portraits.
  • Frank Buckingham (1911-1990), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 4 portraits.
  • Rosa Buckingham, Wife of Frank Buckingham. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Albert Clarke (active 1950s), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 5 portraits.
  • Frank Connor, Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 4 portraits.
  • Patrick Jackson (1959-), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 13 portraits.
  • John Jayes, Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Paul Joyce (1944-), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 51 portraits.
  • Diana Miller, Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 1 portrait.
  • Alistair Morrison (1957-), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist associated with 82 portraits.
  • Norman Parkinson (1913-1990), Photographer. Sitter in 13 portraits, Artist of 241 portraits.
  • Steve Pyke (1957-), Photographer. Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist of 49 portraits.
  • David Steen (1936-2015), Photographer. Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
  • Paul Tanqueray (1905-1991), Photographer. Sitter in 8 portraits, Artist associated with 180 portraits.
  • Alastair Thain (1961-), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 23 portraits.
  • Denis Waugh (1942-), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 25 portraits.

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Current affairs

55 people die in the Manchester air disaster when a British Airtours Boeing 737 bursts into flames after an aborted takeoff at Manchester International Airport.

Art and science

Bob Geldof and Midge Ure organise Live Aid, a rock concert in London and Philadelphia, to raise funds for famine relief. The biggest names in popular music, including Paul McCartney, Queen, Status Quo, The Police, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, U2, The Who, and Led Zeppelin, performed to a TV audience of 1.5 billion.
The British Antarctic Survey discovers a hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica.


Reformer Mikhail Gorbachev comes to power as first secretary of the Soviet Communist party. He calls for 'glasnost' (openness) in Soviet life, and pursues a policy of 'perestroika' (reconstruction).
French intelligence operatives sabotage Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace vessel. The ship was leading a protest against French nuclear testing in New Zealand when it was bombed and sunk, killing one of the twelve on board.

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