Judy Murray and Heather Stanning awarded OBEs in Queen's Birthday Honours

JK Rowling, Julie Walters and David Walliams recognised in Queen's birthday honours

Furthermore, PC Keith Palmer, the police officer who was murdered in the Westminster terrorist attack in March, will be honoured with a posthumous bravery award.

A retired social worker who lives in Alnwick, she is a trustee of HospiceCare North Northumberland and a former director of Alnwick Young People's Association.

The last surviving British member of the Dambusters raid has been made an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

To read the full Birthday Honours list of 2017, head to the Gov.UK website.

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran was honored for services to music and charity while Judy Murray, mother of tennis champion Andy Murray, was honored for her work for tennis, women in sports and charity.

"I feel proud and humbled by this award", said Kerry, whose insight has been much in demand from other sports since returning from Rio, with England rugby union coach Eddie Jones among his many fans.

Double Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning, who announced her retirement from the sport after successfully defending her title in Rio last summer, is also upgraded to an OBE.

Donnellan and Nick Ormerod have both been awarded OBEs for services to theatre and theatre design respectively.

Julie Walters CBE is given a damehood for services to drama - She is one of Britain's best-loved telly actress and she's a Patron of Women's Aid and of Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

I don't mind who it is, I will just be very pleased to go there because I've never been to the Palace and it will be a lovely experience, I'm sure.

They are joined by David Walliams - for his charity work - Hodge, and Lancashire in getting OBEs.

Other culture stars to be honoured in this year's awards include Billy Connolly, who has been given a knighthood, and Star Wars and Black Mirror actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw, 34, who has been awarded an MBE.

Under his stewardship, the England team also won top honours at the 2015 EuroHockey Championships, silver at both the Commonwealth Games and Champions Trophy, and bronze at the London 2012 Olympics.

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