Alumni

As well as William Shakespeare, King Edward VI School has many other famous 'Old Boys' including:

  • Rex Warneford VC, who shot down a German Zeppelin in 1915
  • General Sir Richard Gale, commander of the airborne landings on D-Day and later Deputy Supreme Allied Commander in Europe
  • The poet Richard Spender
  • The Biblical scholar Arthur Peake
  • The actor and director Tim Pigott-Smith
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