Of course we couldn’t do a list with everyone who is famous from living under the shadow of the minster church but here are some people you know and some you may be surprised to know lived or worked in our great town.
1. Jeremy Clarkson.
Jeremy was the face of Top Gear for more than two decades and is now working with Amazon prime on the Grand Tour. Although others may know him as the new presenter of Who Wants to Be A Millionaire others will remember him from his Doncaster days at Repton School
2. Kevin Keegan
Born in Armthorpe Kevin attended St. Peter's High School in Cantley and will to many be known as the Liverpool and England football player as well as manager for the magpies of Newcastle United and then England's lions in 1999
3. Emma Chambers
Emma was born in March 1964 and died February 2018 aged just 53 years old was a comic actress born in Doncaster. She played the role of Alice Tinker in the BBC comedy The Vicar of Dibley and Honey Thacker in the film Notting Hill
4. Sarah Stevenson
Sarah started training for taekwondo at the age of 7 and later attended the Don Valley High School . She was a world champion in 2001 and won her country's first ever Olympic medal in taekwondo, a bronze, at the 2008 Games in Beijing, her third Olympic competition for Great Britain. She retired in 2013