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Bill Oddie (1959) featured in an item for The One Show.

Bill Oddie (1959) took a trip down memory lane when he returned to King Edward’s School in a feature for The One Show.

Tolkien (1911) and King Edward's were featured in a news item for Central News.

King Edward’s School participated in a story for Central News in January 2012, looking at the influences and inspiration behind Tolkien’s work.

Bill Oddie (1959) appeared in an article in the Daily Mail 'Me and my school photo' - click here to read the article.

Paul Ruddock (1975) receives a knighthood for services to the arts and philanthropy.  Click here to read more.  Click here to read the article which appeared in the Telegraph.


Jim Grant (1973), otherwise know as author of the 35-million selling Jack Reacher series, Lee Child, features in the Financial Times. Click here to read the article.

Andy Street (1981) named Chairman of Birmingham and Solihull LEP. Click here to read more.

Ian Metcalfe (1977) appointed Chairman of rugby's Professional Game Board (PGB). Click here for more information.