Famous past visitors  to and friends of
C.S. Lewis pic
  C.S. Lewis

Aung San Suu Kyi
J.R.R. Tolkien pic
  J.R.R. Tolkien
Susan Hill pic
Susan Hill
 


 Iris Murdoch

T.E. Lawrence pic
T.E. Lawrence
n.b. He promised Mrs Thornton to bring her a carpet from Arabia, but changed his mind. 
Isiah Berlin pic
Isiah Berlin
 


Umberto Eco

John Le Carre pic
John Le Carre
Elizabeth Jennings pic
Elizabeth Jennings
A.N. Wilson pic
A.N. Wilson
P.D. James pic
P.D. James
 

Rowan Atkinson

 Jack Thaw
Michael Palin pic
Michael Palin
 E-Mail
 
 
 
 
 See also The Inspector Morse Invasion

Others include:


 
Hugh Trevor-Roper (Lord Dacre)
Robert Graves 
Evgenii, Lydia & Josephine Pasternak 
Nirad C. Chaudhuri 
Beryl Bainbridge 
Dennis Healey 
Jeremy Paxman 
Terry Jones
Clive James
John Betjeman
 Bella Akhmadulina
Jeremy Irons
Richard Briers
Jeanette Winterton
Terry Eagleton
Count Nikolai Tolstoy
Richard Burton
Elizabeth Taylor
Desmond Morris
Leslie Ash
Jools Holland
Sir Basil Blackwell
Christopher Hill
Michael Foot
David ben Gurion
Yevgenii Yevtushenko
Bella Akhmadulina
Vladimir Grand-Duke of Russia
Sir Roger Bannister
Richard Attenborough
 

Tom Paulin
H.R.H. Prince Hassan of Jordan
Alexander Zinoviev

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