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Cab driver reveals astonishing list of celebrities who have travelled in his London taxi

Updated: Feb 4, 2022

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A London cab driver has revealed a pretty impressive list of celebrities who have travelled in his taxi over the years.

Being a cab driver in one of the greatest cities in the world means from time to time you have the opportunity to rub shoulders with some famous people from the world of sport, music, TV and film.

For Peter Tarling, the long list of passengers includes celebs such as Hugh Grant, Kylie Minogue and Frank Lampard.

Peter revealed to TaxiPoint the full list of celebrities he can remember:

John Cleese

Anthony Costa

Marc Almond

John Taylor

Matt Lucas

Sir Michael Gambon

Dudley Moore

Jose Mourinho

George Burley

Terry Venables

Tanni Grey-Thompson

Chris Boardman

Holly Willoughby

Paul O'Grady

George Best

Trevor McDonald

Trevor Eve

Susan Hampshire

Andy Sinton

Barry Humphreys

Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard Snr

Kirsty Allsop

Sarah Beenie

Nigella Lawson

Leon Brittain

Liam Fox

Jonathan Aitken

Carol Thatcher

Tony Cascarino

Lord Seb Coe

Brendon Foster

Jeramy Paxman

Harold Pinter

Katie Derham

Matthew Parris

Michael Portillo

Diane Abbott

Douglas Hurd

Norman St John Stevas

Bob Crow

Ian Hislop

Ben Elton

Jonathan Ross

Polly James

Kevin Spacey

Bill Nighy

James Fox

Kylie Minogue

Herbert Lom

Tommy Baldwin

Holly Johnson

Boy George

Jimmy page

Adam Ant

Tim Rice

Sue Pollard

Wendy Richards

Michael Foot

Robin Cook

Peter Sissons

Carol Decker T'Pau

Victoria Coren Mitchell

John Pienaar


Michael Ballack

Harry Enfield

Hugh Grant

Cameron Mackintosh

Now I think most will agree, that's some list of celebrity passengers! And those are just the ones that Peter remembers.

Peter is not the only cab driver who can show off an impressive list of celebrity passengers, other taxi drivers have revealed transporting passengers such as the Bee Gees, Olivia Newton-John, David and Victoria Beckham and comedian Jack Dee.


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