Like most anyplace on the planet, Cornwall is home to a host of influencers and celebrities. In our modern digital world where social media reach is power, people are spreading the love and light of our county to the whole world. Meet a few:
1. DAWN FRENCH
Dawn Roma French is an actress, comedian, presenter, and writer. She is best known for writing and starring in the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders. She is also known for playing the lead role as Geraldine Granger in The Vicar of Dibley. She’s on Twitter @dawn_french.
2. MARK KERMODE
Mark J.P. Kermode is a film critic and musician. He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the chief film critic for The Observer, and presents the BBC Four documentary series Mark Kermode’s Secrets of Cinema. He is on Twitter as @markkermode.
Sarah Turner, aka The Unmumsy Mum, is an author, blogger and freelance writer. She started her blog in 2013 because she felt that every other parenting material out there was too 'glossy' and not at all the daily reality of parenthood. She's on Instagram @theunmumsymum and has written a book of the same title.
4. RICK STEIN
Christopher Richard ‘Rick’ Stein is a celebrity chef, restaurateur, and television presenter. He runs the Stein hotel and restaurant business in the UK with his first wife, Jill Stein, and Rick Stein at Bannisters with his second wife, Sarah.
5. STEVIE COUCH
Mums seem to be taking the lead on this influence chart. Stephanie Couch ‘Stevie’ was born, raised and lives in Cornwall. She owns A Cornish mum blog and writes about parenting, lifestyle, Cornwall, travel, DIY, type 1 diabetes – pretty much anything under the sun. Stevie is on Twitter @stevie_couch and Instagram @acornishmum.
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