Lord Ashley of Stoke
Last Word spoke to his daughter Jane Ashley, to David Blunkett MP, and to the former Editor of the Sunday Times, Sir Harold Evans.
Born 6 December 1922; died 20 April 2012 aged 89.
Last Word heard from music critic Barney Hoskyns
Born 26 May 1940; died 19 April 2012 aged 61.
Matthew spoke to her friend and former colleague Professor Peter Lantos
Born 11 May 1922; died 14 March 2012 aged 89.
Matthew spoke to Professor Melvin Small who wrote a book about the Nixon years, to the former MP Jonathan Aitken former and to the writer Jeffrey Archer.
Born 16 October 1931; died 21 April 2012 aged 80.
Matthew spoke to the actor Timothy West, to James Barber who is Director of the Yvonne Arnaud theatre in Guildford and to the Director of the Bristol Old Vic Tom Morris.
Born 1 July 1927; died 6 April 2012 aged 84.
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