Bryan Batt, the Most Flamboyant of All Mad Men

Nick Jones: Master of the Houses, Emperor of the Private Clubbing

Leslie Caron: on Fred Astaire, the English and Praying Not To Win an Oscar

Nicolas Anelka: the Talented “Enfant Terrible” of Football

Danai Gurira: Actress, Playwright and Campaigner

Felix Buxton: Basement Jaxx’s Leader on a Blind Date

Jade Parfitt, the Original Cool Brit Supermodel

Roland Mouret, the French London Designer Beloved by Hollywood

Yotam Ottolenghi, the Chef Who’s Sexed Up Veggies

Robert Pirès, Arsenal Legend and French Champion

Mireille Guiliano: On Why French Women Do It Better

Christian Clavier: the French Cult Comedian at the Soho Theatre

Hélène Darroze, the Wonderwoman of Haute-Cuisine

Clare Smyth, Gordon Ramsay’s Most Talented Protégée

Tom Aikens, the English Wiz Kid of French Haute-Cuisine

Nicole Farhi, the French Lady of British Fashion

Alain Roux, English-Born Heir of the French Cuisine

Skye Gyngell, Chef at Petersham Nurseries Café

Ruth Rogers: co-founder of the River Café and ambassadress of the cucina rustica

Chef Jean-Christophe Ansanay-Alex, from L’Ambassade de l’Ile