celebrity working class heroes

Audrey Hepburn - Dutch Resistance courier

Born of wealthy fascist parents, actress Audrey Helpburn became a courier and raised funds for the Dutch Resistance in World War II.

Billy Connolly: shipyard striker

Billy Connolly in his younger days

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly was involved in the strikes of apprentices in the Clyde shipyards in the 1960s.

Alex Ferguson - manager and striker

Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United was involved in the Glasgow apprentices strike and a walkout at Falkirk FC.

Robbie Fowler - fined for supporting Liverpool dockers

Robbie Fowler supporting Liverpool dockers

England and Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler was fined in 1997 for showing support for sacked dock workers during a European Cup Winners' Cup match.