Neel Mukherjee is a novelist and contributing editor to Boston Review.
Danny Kelly has spent his adult life indulging his twin passions, sport and rock and roll.
BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew took 666 first-class wickets as a fast bowler and played three Test matches for England.
David Nicholls is an author and screenwriter, whose novel One Day was adapted into a film starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess.
Jo Pavey won gold in the 2014 European Championships 10,000m in Zurich.
Polly Samson is a novelist, short story writer and author of lyrics for Pink Floyd.
Jimmy Case won four league championships and three European Cups with his hometown club Liverpool.
Lisa Appignanesi is an award-winning author, who has written numerous non-fiction books and novels.
Stephanie Roche was nominated for FIFA’s 2014 Puskas Award, for the most beautiful goal, alongside Robin Van Persie and James Rodríguez.
David Moorcroft is a former 5,000m world record holder and Commonwealth gold medallist.