Campaigners say Brian Blessed’s OBE is much deserved

In Uncategorized on June 10, 2016 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front

Press release June 11th

Contact Keith Flett 07803 167266


Campaigners say Brian Blessed’s OBE is much deserved

The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that the OBE given to veteran beard wearer Brian Blessed in the birthday honours list is both much deserved and long overdue.

The campaigners say that Blessed probably more than other living person has personified the positive aspects of beard wearing over a sustained period.

His beard and his present is unmistakable

BLF Organiser Keith Flett, we not great fans of honours lists but when one of the great beard wearers like Brian Blessed is recognised it is worthy of celebration.

The BLF has confirmed that Brian Blessed will feature on the Hirsute Personality Poll 2016 which opens on June 11th.

The winner is announced at the start of the annual National Beard Week on 27th June

Hirsute Personality 2016 shortlist

Jonny Bairstow, England cricketer

Ben Bellamy, Belper Councillor

Brian Blessed, actor

Frankie Boyle. commentator

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of Labour Party

Keri Davies. The Archers, scriptwriter

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool FC manager

Gary Lineker, Football commentator

Michael Rosen, broadcaster

Philip Wilton, cheesemaker


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