OM Launches Podcast: The Wandering Book Collector

Michelle Jana Chan (TU 1990-92) who spoke at a Marlburian Monday in 2020, has launched a new podcast, The Wandering Book Collector. This travel literary podcast welcomes some of the world’s great writers and thinkers and risk-takers, from Bernardine Evaristo to Afua Hirsch to Janine di Giovanni. The penetrating conversations with writers explores what’s informed […]

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Dingley Makes Professional Rugby Debut

JOSH Dingley (C1 2016-21) became Bath Rugby’s second youngest ever player after making his senior debut against Gloucester on Friday night. The promising second rower – who can also operate in the back row – came off the bench early in the second half for the remainder of the televised Premiership Cup encounter. Dingley has […]

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Bill Bankes-Jones (TU 1976-80) awarded the BEM

We’re delighted to announce that Bill Bankes-Jones (TU 1976-80), Artistic Director of Tête à Tête Opera Company, has been awarded the BEM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for “services to opera and diversity.” Tête à Tête said of the award, “After 20 years at the helm of Tête à Tête, it’s a well-deserved recognition of […]

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Simon Northcott (B1 1979-84)

Congratulations to Simon Northcott (B1 1979-84) who has been appointed head of Stafford International School in Sri Lanka. If there are any other OMs in the area, do get in touch via marlburianclub@marlboroughcollege.org.

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William Cheng (B2 1975-80)

William Cheng (B2 1975-80), Chairman of Magnificent Hotels, has successfully won a bid to purchase a landmark London building, the Wood Street Police Station. William attributes part of his successful bid to his knowledge and appreciation of neoclassical architecture that he gained whilst at Marlborough. “I am so delighted to have narrowly won the bid […]

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OM Gets Cambridge Place

Congratulations to Claudia Vyvyan (MO 2014-19) who has been offered a place at Robinson College, Cambridge, to read Education Policy and International Development. Claudia is currently on her gap year and has spent time in Ghana, working with the charity, EduSpots, which has supported 300 educational catalysts in 40 communities in creating community-led education ‘spots’, […]

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Mike Orange (PR 1986-91) wins Innovation award

It has been a good year for Mike Orange (PR 1986-91), Head of Business Development and Head of Engineering at Cecence. They recently won the Innovations in Composite Design Industry Award 2019. The ceremony was held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, which Mike attended along with Holly Scott-Donaldson (MO 1989-91), Head of Sales […]

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Hamish Brown ‘In Tune’

Hamish Brown (C1 2006-11) performed as piano accompanist in a live broadcast on Thursday 12 September on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune”. He accompanied mezzo-soprano Beth Taylor in a performance of Hamilton Harty’s song “Sea Wrack”. Their radio appearance followed this year’s Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition, in which Hamish and Beth were one […]

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