1. Jools Holland

Jools Holland is a musician and, amongst other things, is known for presenting the TV show “Later…With Jools Holland”. He lives in the village of Cooling. Whilst presenting the TV show, The Tube, on live TV in the 80s, he uttered the phrase “be there, or be an ungroovey fucker”.

You can browse and buy music by Jools Holland here.

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2. Joe Pasquale

Joe Pasquale is a comedian, actor and TV presenter and is known to live in Higham. He was crowned “King of the Jungle”. He also has a squeaky voice.

You can buy DVDs and Blu Rays featuring Joe Pasquale here.

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3. Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes was born in Chatham and studied at the Medway College of Art. She comes up with fashion such as this.

You can buy products by Zandra Rhodes here.

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4. Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook was born and raised in Rochester where she went to the Thomas Aveling school. She has been on shows such as The Big Breakfast as you can see here.

You can browse and buy Kelly Brook’s merchandise, such as calendars and DVDs, here.

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5. Lee Ryan

Lee Ryan was born in Chatham and is a former member of the boyband, Blue.

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6. Pete Tong

DJ Pete Tong was born in Dartford and went to King’s School in Rochester. He is probably most famous for the phrase “It’s all gone Pete Tong”.

You can browse and buy music by Pete Tong here.

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7. Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens’ family lived in Chatham and he also lived in Gads Hill Place, Higham. A number of locations in Medway feature in his books. OK, it’s unlikely that you will see him around Medway at the moment 😉

You can browse books and DVDs of Charles Dickens’ work here.

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