The Sherlock star will be awarded a CBE while the show's co-creator, who is also head writer on Doctor Who, gets an OBE
Van Morrison, Lenny Henry and Gareth Edwards all receive knighthoods while Benedict Cumberbatch 'beats' Eddie Redmayne at last
Penny and Arthur Dean were given OBEs after years of campaigning for the rights of dwarves, nurse Gill Clarke also honoured
Queen Elizabeth II Photo - Queen Elizabeth II Visits The East Midlands
Birthday Honours recipients include Rowan Atkinson, Adele, Anish Kapoor, Brendan Barber, PJ Harvey and Tony Robinson Sir Tony is fame.
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Residents from all walks of life from across the North East join dozens of dignitaries and celebrities on the Queen’s Birthday Honours’ List.