Benedict Cumberbatch, Amy Winehouse, Alan Bennett and Dame Tessa Jowell are among the famous faces that have gone on show in a new display celebrating the London Borough of Camden and the inspirational figures that have lived, worked or studied there, it was announced today. Creative Connections: Camden Radical Characters (9 July – 11 October 2015) showcases thirty photographs of successful people with connections to Camden, who have been selected from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection by a group of Year 10 GCSE students from Haverstock School in the borough. Working with the Gallery and photographer Kate Peters, the students researched the personalities and achievements of the figures, identifying their connections with Camden and creating their own series of compelling photographs in response. Included in the display are portraits of Dame

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