New Year Honours 2015: 8 famous celebrities from the list!


The Queen’s New Year Honours list for 2015 has been announced and there’s a few famous faces.

The Queen has today announced the New Year Honours 2015 list.

1,100 people have been recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2015 and we’ve picked out the most famous faces who have been honoured.

Below are 8 celebrities who have been honoured in 2015 New Year Honours list, along with a picture, if you forgot what they looked like…


Joan Collins has been honoured Damehood for her services to charity. Joan said: “When I first heard, I really couldn’t quite believe it. Although quite a few people have been saying for some time maybe it was going to happen,

“I’m, delirious, thrilled excited and very, very honoured.” ITV has reported.

Esther Rantzen Piers Morgan's Life Stories embargoed until 00-01 Fri 22nd Feb

Esther Rantzen has been honoured Damehood for her services to children and older people. Esther said: “I am thrilled that this honour recognises the contribution made by ChildLine and The Silver Line in transforming lives, and I am delighted that the talented teams at both charities have also been recognised for their inspirational work and devotion.”

Mary Quant has been honoured Damehood for her services to British fashion.


Kristin Scott Thomas has been honoured Damehood for her services to drama.


James Corden has been honoured MBE for his services to drama. James said: “I’m thrilled, overwhelmed and honoured to be recognised in such a way. I feel very lucky to be born in a country where creativity is both encouraged and valued.”

Sheridan Smith playing Cilla
Sheridan Smith playing Cilla

Sheridan Smith has been honoured MBE for her services to drama. Sheridan said: “I’m sincerely thankful and humbled to be recognised with such an honour.”


John Hurt has been honoured Knighthood for his services to drama.


Meera Syal has been honoured CBE for her services to drama and literature.

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