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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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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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