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Last Word

Trevor Baylis, Lerone Bennett Jr, Penny Vincenzi, Ian Aitken, Sir Roger Bannister

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on inventor Trevor Baylis, historian Lerone Bennett, novelist Penny Vincenzi, columnist Ian Aitken and runner Sir Roger Bannister. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bob Flowerdew
Interviewed Guest:
David Bunting
Interviewed Guest:
Joy Bennett
Interviewed Guest:
Rev Jesse Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Alexander
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Naughtie
Interviewed Guest:
Harriet Evans
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Chuck Blazer, Maryam Mirzakhani, Bryan Avery, Peter McHugh, Martin Landau

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on FIFA official Chuck Blazer, mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, architect Bryan Avery, journalist Peter McHugh, actor Martin Landau. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Curtis T McMullen
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Boaler
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Weston
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest:
John Stapleton
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Dyke
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Simone Veil, Graham Rose, Tom Isaacs, Liu Xiaobo, Ken Hirst

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on politician Simone Veil, commercials director Graham Rose, Parkinson's campaigner Tom Isaacs, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, colliery band secretary Ken Hirst. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet
Interviewed Guest:
John Hackney
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Matthews
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Elgar Howarth
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Haigh
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Aretha Franklin, VS Naipaul, Winston Ntshona, Nan Joyce

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary Series. Matthew Bannister on author VS Naipaul, activist Nan Joyce, actor Winston Ntshona and singer Aretha Franklin. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Aatish Taseer
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Farmar
Interviewed Guest:
John Kani
Interviewed Guest:
Trevor Nelson
Producer:
Paul Waters

Last Word

Peter Dimmock, Alix d'Unienville, Yolanda Sonnabend, Maggie Eales and George Barris

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on TV pioneer Peter Dimmock. SOE agent Alix d'Unienville, designer Yolanda Sonnabend, ITN foreign editor Maggie Eales, car customiser George Barris. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jon Snow
Producer:
Neil George
Interviewed Guest:
Professor Jean Seaton
Interviewed Guest:
Sir Paul Fox
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Binney
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest:
Edward Boateng

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

Matthew Bannister on newspaper executive Sir Jocelyn Stevens, pilot Jerrie Mock, writer John Moat, photographer Shirley Baker, BBC producer and cricket writer David Rayvern Allen. Show more

Contributors

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

Last Word

Sir Tom Finney CBE, Sid Caesar, Ian McNaught-Davis, Els Borst, Louise Brough

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on footballer Sir Tom Finney, comedian Sid Caesar, climber and broadcaster Ian McNaught-Davis, Dutch health minister Els Borst and tennis champion Louise Brough. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jimmy Armfield
Interviewed Guest:
Denis Norden
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Bonington
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Serle
Interviewed Guest:
Hans Andringa
Interviewed Guest:
Billie Jean King
Interviewed Guest:
John Barrett
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Mortimer

Last Word

Sean Hughes, Sir Brian Barder, David Marks, Major Khush Ahmad-ul-Mulk, Marge Calhoun

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on comedian Sean Hughes, architect David Marks, Chitral prince Major Khush Ahmad-ul-Mulk, diplomat Sir Brian Barder and surfer Marge Calhoun. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Terry Eselun
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Barfield
Interviewed Guest:
Asad Ul-Mulk
Interviewed Guest:
Owen Barder
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Steele
Interviewed Guest:
Rhona Cameron
Interviewed Guest:
Bruce Dessau

Last Word

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Dario Fo, Jean Bloxam, Andrew Vicari, Don Buchla

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on the king of Thailand, playwright Dario Fo, racing driver Jean Bloxam, painter Andrew Vicari and musical inventor Don Buchla. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Paul Handley
Interviewed Guest:
Griff Rhys Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Rebellato
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Tassoni
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Vaccari
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Adam
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Vail
Interviewed Guest:
Geeta Dyal
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Vivienne Price; Dr Dick Laws; Warren Clarke; Geoffrey Clarke; Prince David Chavchavadze

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on children's orchestra founder Vivienne Price, zoologist Dr Dick Laws, actor Warren Clarke, sculptor Geoffrey Clarke and CIA agent Prince David Chavchavadze. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Roger Clarkson
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Harding
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Laws
Interviewed Guest:
John Dudeney
Interviewed Guest:
Charles Darwent
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Black
Interviewed Guest:
Sasha Chavchavadze

Last Word

Sir Adrian Cadbury, Rico Rodriguez, Ieng Thirith, Margaret Harrison, Judy Carne

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on businessman Sir Adrian Cadbury, ska trombonist Rico Rodriguez, Khmer Rouge minister Ieng Thirith, Home Start founder Margaret Harrison and actress Judy Carne. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil George
Interviewed Guest:
David Katz
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Carmichael
Interviewed Guest:
Raj Gill-Harrison
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Cadbury

Last Word

Rhodri Morgan, Michael Wearing, Dr Helen Szamuely, Ian Brady, Robert Miles

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on Welsh politician Rhodri Morgan, TV producer Michael Wearing, campaigner Helen Szamuely, Moors murderer Ian Brady and DJ Robert Miles. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Laura McAllister
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Loader
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Szamuely
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Sked
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Gould
Interviewed Guest:
Ralph Moore
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Sir George Christie, Leslie Thomas, Elena Baltacha, Sir William Benyon and Deborah Rogers

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary. Matthew Bannister remembers Glyndebourne owner Sir George Christie, Virgin Soldiers author Leslie Thomas, literary agent Deborah Rogers and tennis player Elena Baltacha. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Cook
Interviewed Guest:
Frederick Forsyth
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Rice
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Mansfield
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Durie
Interviewed Guest:
Russell Fuller
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Benyon
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McEwan
Interviewed Guest:
Gail Rebuck
Producer:
Neil George

Last Word

Sir Terry Pratchett, Florence Arthaud, Patrick Whitefield, Lord Molyneaux, Sam Simon

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister remembers author Sir Terry Pratchett, sailor Florence Arthaud, ecologist Patrick Whitefield, Unionist leader Lord Molyneaux and Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Fiona Couper
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Florence
Interviewed Guest:
James Boyd
Interviewed Guest:
Halvard Mabire
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Whitefield
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Pugh
Interviewed Guest:
Denis Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Nesbitt

Last Word

Michael Bogdanov, Louis Sarno, Sheila Abdus Salaam, Dick Potts, Don Rickles

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on theatre director Michael Bogdanov, ethnomusicologist Louis Sarno, judge Sheila Abdus Salaam, ecologist Dick Potts and comedian Don Rickles. Show more

Contributors

Last Word

Peter Gibson, AA Gill, Coral Atkins, William Chaloner, Ian McCaskill

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on glazier Peter Gibson, journalist AA Gill, carer Coral Atkins, palaeobotanist William Chaloner, weatherman Ian McCaskill. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Mills
Interviewed Guest:
Harry Whitehead
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Cunningham Scott

Last Word

Mick Murphy, Ahmed Chalabi, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Brajraj Mahapatra and Holly Woodlawn

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on Irish cyclist and circus performer Mick Murphy, Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi, singer Mattiwilda Dobbs, Indian Raja Brajraj Mahapatra, actress Holly Woodlawn. Show more

Contributors

Last Word

Professor Stephen Hawking, Hubert de Givenchy, Michele Hanson, Sir John Sulston, Sir Ken Dodd

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on cosmologist Stephen Hawking, designer Hubert de Givenchy, columnist Michele Hanson, biologist Sir John Sulston and comedian Ken Dodd. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Martin Rees
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Dickie
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Ayliff
Interviewed Guest:
Veronica Horwell
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Ferry

Last Word

Jeremy Thorpe, Ian McLagan, Viktor Tikhonov, Trevor Pharo and Sabah

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe, Faces keyboard player Ian McLagan, Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, clown Trevor Pharo and Lebanese singer Sabah. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Iain Dale
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Rafael Saakov
Interviewed Guest:
Gabe Polsky
Interviewed Guest:
Don Stacey
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Burton
Interviewed Guest:
Carine Torbey

Last Word

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Unity Spencer, Lewis Golden OBE, John Butler, Joy Lofthouse

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, businessman Lewis Golden, painter Unity Spencer, piano tuner John Butler and pilot Joy Lofthouse. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Barry Fantoni
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Golden
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
John Spencer
Interviewed Guest:
Antonio Pappano