Last Word - Simon Hoggart, Prof Janet Rowley, Saul Zaentz, Terry Biddlecombe, Phil Everly
Matthew Bannister remembers journalist and broadcaster Simon Hoggart, cancer researcher Prof Janet D Rowley, film producer Saul Zaentz, and champion jockey Terry Biddlecombe.
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Simon Hoggart, who wrote the political sketch in the Guardian and presented the News Quiz here on Radio 4.
Professor Janet D. Rowley whose work on Leukaemia demonstrated that cancer is a genetic disease.
The film producer Saul Zaentz. Three of his movies - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and The English Patient - won Best Picture Oscars.
Champion National Hunt jockey Terry Biddlecombe, known for his party lifestyle, battle with his weight - and later in life - partnership with the trainer Henrietta Knight.
And Phil Everly who, with his brother Don, had a string of chart hits in the late 1950s and early 60s.