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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: 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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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: Aaron Klug

this evening (sunday 30th), 8.17-8.23pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.17pm friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by julian worricker) includes …

“The Nobel prize winning scientist, Professor Sir Aaron Klug, credited with ground-breaking work on the structure of viruses.
Born 11 August 1926; died 20 November 2018, aged 92.”

including interviews with …
• son, professor david klug
• nobel laureate richard henderson
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LW: Stan Lee

yesterday evening (sunday 18th), 8.54-8.59pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.25pm friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) concludes with …

“The creations of Stan Lee revolutionised the market for American comic books in the 1960s and made millions at the movies in the twenty-first century.
Born 28 December 1922; died 12 November 2018, aged 95.“

including interview with …
• journalist and writer michael goldfarb
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LW: Max Levitas

yesterday evening (sunday 18th), 8.40-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.11pm friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Max Levitas was a Jewish communist campaigner who fought Oswald Moseley’s fascist blackshirts at the Battle of Cable Street in 1936.
Born 1 June 1915; died 2 November 2018, aged 103.”

including interview with …
• broadcaster and writer matthew sweet
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LW: Fenella Fielding

this afternoon (friday 21st), 4.23-4.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 8.23pm sunday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by andrea catherwood) concludes with …

Fenella Fielding, the femme fatale with a throaty drawl and come-hither stare best known for her roles in the Carry On and Doctor comedy capers.
Born 17 November 1927; died 11 September 2018, aged 90.”

including interview with …
• dfearure writerrobert chalmers
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