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In 1995 A & M released Live !, a double live album produced by Andy Summers featuring two complete concerts – one recorded on November 27, 1979 at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston during the Regatta de Blanc tour, and one recorded on November 2, 1983 at the Omni in Atlanta, Georgia during the Synchronicity Tour ( the latter one was also documented in the VHS " Synchronicity Concert " in 1984 ).
Artists represented include Josef Albers, Donald Baechler, Thomas Hart Benton, Lucile Blanch, Louise Bourgeois, Charles Burchfield, Alexander Calder, Greg Colson, Dan Christensen, Ronald Davis, Stuart Davis, Richard Diebenkorn, Arthur Dove, William Eggleston, Helen Frankenthaler, Arshile Gorky, Keith Haring, Grace Hartigan, Marsden Hartley, Robert Henri, Eva Hesse, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Ronnie Landfield, John Marin, Knox Martin, John McCracken, John McLaughlin, Robert Motherwell, Bruce Nauman, Louise Nevelson, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Jackson Pollock, Maurice Prendergast, Kenneth Price, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray, Mark Rothko, Morgan Russell, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Cindy Sherman, John Sloan, Paul Pfeiffer, Andy Warhol, and hundreds of others.
Other notable people born in or associated with Newcastle include: engineer and industrialist Lord Armstrong, engineer and father of the modern steam railways George Stephenson, his son, also an engineer, Robert Stephenson, engineer and inventor of the steam turbine Sir Charles Parsons, inventor of the incandescent light bulb Sir Joseph Swan, modernist poet Basil Bunting, Lord Chief Justice Peter Taylor, the Portuguese writer Eça de Queiroz who was a diplomat in Newcastle from late 1874 until April 1879 — his most productive literary period, The Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva, singers Eric Burdon, Sting and Brian Johnson, lead singer of AC / DC from 1980 to the present, actors Charlie Hunnam multiple circumnavigator David Scott Cowper, Neil Tennant, Alan Hull, Mark Knopfler, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Cheryl Cole, entertainers Ant and Dec, and international footballers Peter Beardsley, Michael Carrick, Andy Carroll, Paul Gascoigne and Alan Shearer.
The Fisher Collection includes some 1, 100 works from artists such as Alexander Calder, Chuck Close, Willem de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Anselm Kiefer, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Gerhard Richter, Richard Serra, Cy Twombly, and Andy Warhol, among many others.
On 15 October 1997, in a vehicle designed and built by a team led by Richard Noble, Scottish driver ( and Royal Air Force pilot ) Andy Green became the first person to break the sound barrier in a land vehicle in compliance with Fédération Internationale de l ' Automobile rules.
Notable people from Bury St Edmunds include author Norah Lofts, who though actually born in Shipdham Norfolk, bases many of her stories in Baildon, the fictionalised Bury St Edmunds, artist Rose Mead, artist and printer Sybil Andrews, actors Bob Hoskins and Michael Maloney theatre director Sir Peter Hall, author Maria Lousie de la Ramé ( also known as Ouida ), Canadian journalist and author Richard Gwyn, cyclist James Moore, World War II Canadian general Guy Simonds, footballer Andy Marshall and the 18th-century landscape architect Humphry Repton, Bishop of Winchester and Lord High Chancellor Stephen Gardiner.
The 2011 Tour climbed the Col du Galibier twice to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of the pass in the Tour de France, including the first ever summit finish, won by Andy Schleck after a 60 km solo breakaway.
Current Honorary Life Members include Wasim Akram, Mike Atherton, Dickie Bird, Sir Ian Botham, Keith Bradshaw, Aravinda de Silva, Andy Flower, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, David Gower, Sir Richard Hadlee, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Rachael Lady Heyhoe-Flint, Nasser Hussain, Glenn McGrath, Sir John Major, Henry Olonga, Barry Richards, Sir Vivian Richards, Sir Garfield Sobers, Hashan Tillakaratne, Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne and Waqar Younis.
Well known Bath players from the recent history of the club include Jeremy Guscott ; Dan Lyle, one of the first Americans to play regularly in Britain ; England captain Phil de Glanville ; and Andy Robinson, an assistant coach of the Rugby World Cup-winning England side, who went on to be the England team's head coach and is now the head coach of Scotland.
The location was also used in the 2011 Tour de France when Stage 18 finished at the summit of the nearby Col du Galibier, Luxembourg climbing specialist Andy Schleck won the stage with a long solo breakaway from the finish and finished the Tour second overall, losing to Australian cyclist, Cadel Evans.
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Former SAS soldier Andy McNab used a pseudonym for his book about a failed SAS mission titled Bravo Two Zero.
Novelists closely associated with the genre include Eric Ambler, Ted Bell, Dan Brown, Lincoln Child, Tom Clancy, Clive Cussler, Michael Crichton, Nelson DeMille, Ian Fleming, Ken Follett, Frederick Forsyth, Graham Greene, John Grisham, Robert Ludlum, Alistair MacLean, Andy McNab, David Morrell, James Phelan, Douglas Preston, and Matthew Reilly.
In his book on selection for the Special Air Service ( SAS ), Andy McNab wrote that people who give away the fact that they want to be in the SAS for reasons of personal vanity are labelled as ' Walter Mitties ' and are quietly sent home.
* The patrol commander authored an account of the patrol in a book titled Bravo Two Zero ( ISBN 0-440-21880-2 ) under the pseudonym ' Andy McNab '.
He is also known for his film work playing such roles as Alec Trevelyan in GoldenEye, Jason Locke in Essex Boys, Odysseus in Troy, Ian Howe in National Treasure and Andy McNab in Bravo Two Zero.
Butcher's Spy High, Joe Craig's Jimmy Coates, Charlie Higson's Young Bond, Robert Muchamore's CHERUB & Henderson's Boys, Sam Hutton's Special Agents, Andy McNab & Robert Rigby's Boy Soldier, Chris Ryan's Alpha Force & Code Red and Tom Palmer's Foul Play.
At this early stage in his career, he tried to avoid being typecast as policemen and soldiers on television, but his role in The Widowmaker lead to him being offered and taking many obsessive character roles ; he played police officers in Black and Blue, Framed, Between the Lines and Out of the Blue, and soldier Andy McNab in The One That Got Away ( Paul Greengrass, 1996 ).
Other later work included the adaptation of Bravo Two Zero for BBC1 in 1999, co-written with the book's author Andy McNab and starring Sean Bean.
Sergeant Andy McNab DCM MM ( born 28 December 1959 ) is the pseudonym of an English novelist and former SAS operative and soldier.
As Larry King put it, when McNab appeared on the Larry King Live show on CNN: " We have Andy in shadows.
BBC raw words offers exclusive audio versions of the latest Quick Reads by Andy McNab, Last Night Another Soldier ( 2010 ), read by Rupert Degas.