Icons of England
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  • The Icons
  • Nominations
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Me and My Icons

Everybody has their own icons of England. For some it's a special place, or a favourite food; for other people it's a book they read and re-read, or a famous painting in a gallery, or a particularly rousing piece of music.


ICONS has asked some interesting people to nominate their own Icons of England.


So whose icon of England was the Humber Bridge? Who nominated jigsaw puzzles? Which well-loved actress suggested Falstaff, Eeyore and Radio 4? And what did London Mayor Ken Livingstone choose?


Click on a name below to find out…


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