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LW: Jonathan Miller

this evening (sunday 1st), 8.31-8.41pm (repeated from 4.03pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

jonathan miller, b. 21.7.1934, d. 27.11.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

Sir Jonathan Miller, who hated the term polymath – but undoubtedly was one. He came to fame in the satirical revue Beyond the Fringe, was a celebrated opera and theatre director and sometimes regretted his decision not to concentrate on his first calling as a doctor.”

including interviews with …

• son william miller 

• biographer kate bassett 

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LW: Geoffrey Paul

this evening (sunday 25th), 8.45-8.51pm (repeated from 4.17pm friday), on bbc radio 4 

geoffrey paul, b. 26.3.1929, d. 4.8.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister

“The respected long serving editor of the Jewish Chronicle

including interview with …

• journalist jenni frazer

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LW: Marcel Berlins

this afternoon (friday 16th), 4.22-4.30pm (repeated 8.52pm sunday), on bbc radio 4 

marcel berlins, b. 30.11.1941, d. 31.7.2019 (part of last word, obituary programme, presented by julian worricker

“Marcel Berlins, lawyer broadcaster and critic, who presented Law in Action on Radio 4 for sixteen years.”

including interview with …

• writer and critic mike ripley

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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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