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Last Word

Sir Jocelyn Stevens, Jerrie Mock, John Moat, Shirley Baker, David Rayvern Allen

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

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Sir Jocelyn Stevens, the newspaper executive noted for his fearsome temper who went on to transform the Royal College of Art and chair English Heritage.

Jerrie Mock who was the first woman to fly solo around the world.

John Moat, the poet and novelist who founded Arvon, which has provided courses for hundreds of aspiring writers.

Shirley Baker, the photographer known for her pictures of working class life in the North West of England.

And David Rayvern Allen, the BBC producer who was also a prolific cricket writer. Show less

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Roy Greenslade
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Dorothy Cochrane
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Susan Reid
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Ruth Borthwick
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Nick Stimson
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Eamonn McCabe
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Stilgoe
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Down

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