Shirley Bassey and theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber have secured invites to late U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral in London next week (begs15Apr13).

The celebrities are expected to join politicians and heads of state, like U.S. leader President Barack Obama, at the St. Paul's Cathedral send-off on 17 April (13).

Bassey and Lloyd Webber join a list of invitees drawn up by Thatcher's family, which was made public on Thursday (11Apr13).

Thatcher passed away on Monday (08Apr13) after suffering a stroke.