Some patrons have been appointed recently; others have been associated with the charity since it was first formed, over 35 years ago. We are very grateful for the unique contribution made by each one of our patrons.

Our patrons are

  • Lord Black of Brentwood
  • Simon Callow CBE
  • Lord Cashman CBE
  • Julian Clary
  • Martin Clunes
  • Dame Judi Dench
  • Tracey Emin
  • Lord Fowler
  • Sonia Friedman OBE
  • Stephen Fry
  • Paul Gambaccini
  • Lord Glendonbrook CBE
  • Charles Hart
  • Sir Elton John
  • Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope
  • Beverley Knight MBE
  • Canon Dr Paul Oestreicher
  • Professor Anthony Pinching
  • Danny Rampling
  • Gaby Roslin
  • Dr Miriam Stoppard OBE
  • Gareth Thomas CBE
  • Dr Rupert Whitaker (patron and founder)
  • Tony Whitehead MBE
  • Johnny Wynne-Williams