Queen's Birthday Honours list include Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor, Adele

London, June 15 (ANI): Indian origin sculptor Anish Kapoor, Hollywood actor Rowan Atkinson and Brit chart topper Adele were among the list of people who were honoured at the Queen's Birthday Honours.

'Blackadder actor' Tony Robinson was knighted in the ceremony on a list that also included his former co-star Atkinson, the BBC reported.

Robinson is recognised for his public and political work, while Atkinson's CBE is for services to drama and charity.

Sculptor Anish Kapoor and former secretary general of the TUC, Brendan Barber, were among the other knights.

Chart-topper Adele follows up her best song Oscar win with an MBE, and the same honour goes to singer-songwriter PJ Harvey and comedian Rob Brydon. (ANI)

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