Bucks has produced and homed a number of famous faces of the decades but these five all have links to Marlow.

From record-selling singers to world cup winners Marlow has connections to some of the most well-known names in the country if not internationally.

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Sir Steve Redgrave

Many Marlow residents would have walked past Sir Steve Redgrave’s statue in Higginson Park.

Born in Marlow Sir Steve Redgrave is the most successful male rower having won five Olympic gold medals in consecutive Olympic Games between 1984 and 2000.

He has also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals and nine World Rowing Championship golds before retiring from competition.

A young Sir Steve Redgrave went to school at Great Marlow School.           

Chris Evans

The radio and television personality bought a property in Marlow in June 2019.

He has already turned the town’s Christmas lights on doing it virtually last year with his son.

He has also been seen supporting Marlow police officers as part of Thames Valley Police’s road safety campaign.

Tom Kerridge

The Michelin-starred TV chef has a number of pubs in the area and also spearheads Marlow’s Pub in the Park.

Tom Kerridge runs The Butcher’sTap, The Coach, and The Hand and Flowers, with the former becoming the first pub to be awarded two Michelin stars.

He is a season-ticket holder of Marlow F.C

Matt Dawson

Retried England scrum-half and World Cup-winner Matt Dawson MBE spent his childhood in Marlow and went to a local primary school

The scrum-half attended the Royal Grammar School and went on to play rugby for Northampton Saints and then London Wasps.

Since retiring, Dawson has become a team captain on 'A Question of Sport' and is a commentator and presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live's rugby program.

Robbie Williams

The former Take That member, Robbie Williams bought a house on the river in Bisham in 2015.

Since then the singer has released his 12th UK number-one album ‘The Heavy Entertain Show, putting him level with Madonna.

He has also had a stint as an X-factor judge since buying the home on the River Thames.