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LW: Eva Kor

this evening (sunday 14th), 8.31-8.40pm (repeated from 4.03pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

eva mozes kor, b. 31.1.1934, d. 4.7.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Eva Kor, with her twin sister, was the subject of experiments by the Nazi doctor Josef Mengele in Auschwitz. She later publicly forgave her tormentors.”

including interviews with …

• son alex kor

• editor and friend penny tierney

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LW: Murray Gell-Mann

this evening (sunday 2nd), 8.30-8.38pm (repeated from 4.02pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

murray gell-mann, b. 15.9.1929, d. 24.5.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Murray Gell-Mann, the American physicist who won the Nobel Prize for his work on the theory of elementary particles. He coined the name ‘quarks’ for the fundamental building blocks of matter.”

including interviews with …

• friend and colleague professor geoffrey west

• science writer graham farmelo

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LW: Judith Kerr

this afternoon (friday 24th), 4.10-4.17pm (repeated 8.40pm sunday), on bbc radio 4 

judith kerr obe, b. 14.6.1923, d. 22.5.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Judith Kerr, the author of much-loved children’s books including the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea.”

including interview with …

julia eccleshare, director, hay children’s festival

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LW: Sydney Brenner

this afternoon (friday 12th), 4.03-4.11pm (repeated 8.33pm sunday), on bbc radio 4 

sydney brenner, b. 13.1.1927, d. 5.4.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Sydney Brenner, the Nobel Prize-winning biologist who worked with Francis Crick to map DNA.”

including interview with …

• professor jonathan hodgkin 

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LW: Barbara Low

this evening (sunday 7th), 8.48-8.52pm (repeated from 4.20pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

barbara low, b. 23.3.1920, d. 10.1.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

“The biochemist Barbara Low, who used X-ray crystallography to identify the structure of penicillin.”

including interview with …

• professor helen berman

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LW: Michel Bacos

this evening (sunday 7th), 8.31-8.38pm (repeated from 4.03pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

michel bacos, b. 3.5.1924, d. 26.3.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Michel Bacos, the pilot of the Air France jet that was hi-jacked to Entebbe in 1976. He was offered the chance to leave, but chose to stay with the hostages until they were freed in a dramatic raid by the Israelis.”

including interviews with …

• wife rosemary bacos

• former reporter paul martin

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LW: Victor Hochhauser

this evening (sunday 7th), 8.43-8.48pm (repeated from 4.15pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

victor hochhauser cbe, b. 27.3.1923, d. 23.3.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

“The impresario Victor Hochhauser, who specialised in bringing top Russian artists to the UK.”

including interview with …

• music critic norman lebrecht

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