Last Word

Radio 4’s obituary programme, marking the lives of significant figures who have died recently, presented by Matthew Bannister and broadcast every Friday at 16.00. The podcast episode is published on Friday evening.

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Raymond Gosling, Eileen Gray, Sir Duncan Watson, Denys Darlow, Grace Lee Whitney
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of scientist Raymond Gosling, cyclist Eileen Gray, blind campaigner Sir Duncan Watson, conductor Denys Darlow and actress Grace Lee Whitney.
Dátum: 2015-05-29 Idő: 16:39:00
Oscar Holderer, David Sharp, the Dowager Marchioness of Reading, Alexandre Lamfalussy and Guy Carawan
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of rocket scientist Oscar Holderer, rambler David Sharp, the Dowager Marchioness of Reading, economist Alexandre Lamfalussy and musician and campaigner Guy Carawan.
Dátum: 2015-05-22 Idő: 16:30:00
B.B. King, Kenan Evren, Sir Maurice Flanagan, Maya Plisetskaya and Wally Kahn
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of blues guitarist B.B. King, Turkish President Kenan Evren, Emirates Airline founder Sir Maurice Flanagan, ballerina Maya Plisetskaya and glider pilot Wally Kahn.
Dátum: 2015-05-15 Idő: 16:30:00
Jean Nidetch, Ruth Rendell, Geoff Duke, Katharine Worth, Errol Brown
‘Radio 4’s obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch, novelist Baroness Rendell, motorcyclist Geoff Duke, drama professor Katharine Worth and Hot Chocolate singer Errol Brown.
Dátum: 2015-05-08 Idő: 16:46:00
Sir Philip Carter, Andrew Lesnie, Margaret Harrison, Tom McCabe MSP, Claire Gordon
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of Everton FC chairman Sir Philip Carter, cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, anti nuclear campaigner Margaret Harrison, MSP Tom McCabe, actress Claire Gordon and Ben E King.
Dátum: 2015-05-01 Idő: 16:46:00
Margaret Rule, Lord Mason, Dell Williams, Buddy Elias and Brian Couzens
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of archaeologist Margaret Rule, Labour minister Lord Mason, sex shop founder Dell Williams, Anne Frank's cousin Buddy Elias and Chandos Records boss Brian Couzens.
Dátum: 2015-04-24 Idő: 16:30:00
Last Word: Günter Grass, Sheila Kitzinger, Andrew Porter, Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott, Percy Sledge
Radio 4's obituary, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of German author Günter Grass, child birth campaigner Sheila Kitzinger, music critic Andrew Porter, poker player Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott and singer Percy Sledge.
Dátum: 2015-04-17 Idő: 16:30:00
Frei Otto, Richie Benaud, Albert Maysles, Julio Cesar Strassera, Mary Clarke
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of architect Frei Otto, cricket commentator Richie Benaud, documentary director Albert Maysles, lawyer Julio Cesar Strassera and dance critic Mary Clarke.
Dátum: 2015-04-10 Idő: 16:30:00
Cynthia Lennon, Anthony Scrivener, Martyn Goff, John Renbourn
Radio 4’s obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Julian Worricker marks the lives of Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John; the barrister, Anthony Scrivener; the man behind the Booker prize, Martyn Goff and the folk guitarist, John Renbourn.
Dátum: 2015-04-03 Idő: 17:00:00
Lee Kuan Yew, Derek Chinnery, Eugenie Clark, Mal Peet, Jackie Trent
Radio 4's obituary programme, telling the lives of significant figures who have died recently. This week Matthew Bannister marks the lives of Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, Radio 1 Controller Derek Chinnery, ichthyologist Eugenie Clark, author Mal Peet and singer/songwriter Jackie Trent.
Dátum: 2015-03-27 Idő: 16:30:00