A NUMBER of stars and sports people have visited, lived or been spotted in Sussex over the years.

Dame Vera Lynn, who has close ties to Brighton and Sussex can be seen with soldiers in the city at some point in the 1950s.

She became a household name during the war and appeared with all the greats on stage and screen.

In the 1950s she moved from London to Sussex and has lived here ever since.

She has been an active member of the community and has always volunteered her time for charities and local good causes.

Actress Suzanna Leigh is pictured above in Brighton in 1966.

She was a popular TV and film star known for her roles in the 1960s and 1970s.

Born Sandra Eileen Anne Smith on July 26, 1945, she grew up in Berkshire and later went to convent schools outside London.

Even before she was a teenager she began appearing as an extra in a number of British productions.

She later changed her name to Suzanna Leigh after she entered the world of film.

In 1974 she starred as Amber in Son of Dracula.

She wrote her autobiography, Paradise, in 2000.

In 2015, she was a featured player in the film, Grace of the Father.

Malcolm Muggeridge, a journalist, author, satirist and much more is pictured in Brighton in 1988.

As a young man, Mr Muggeridge was a left-wing sympathiser but he later became a forceful anti-communist.

During the Second World War he was a soldier and a spy.

Luke Cresswell and another cast member are pictured in Brighton during a performance. Mr Cresswell created Stomp in 1991.