The Great Britons set of 10 1st class stamps, to be issued on April 16, will portray 10 prominent citizens whose 100th or 150th birth anniversaries fall this year.

They are the photographer Norman Parkinson, the actress Vivien Leigh, the actor Peter Cushing, Prime Minister David Lloyd George, the author Elizabeth David, the politician John Archer, the composer Benjamin Britten, the anthropologist Mary Leakey, the football manager Bill Shankly and the broadcaster Richard Dimbleby.