Rodney King, Teofilo Stevenson, Gitta Sereny and Victor Spinetti

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Rodney King whose beating by police sparked the LA riots. In an interview recorded three weeks ago he talks about his troubled childhood and battles with alcoholism.

Also the Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson who won three Olympic Gold Medals and turned down millions of dollars to fight Muhammed Ali because he preferred the adulation of the Cuban people.

Gitta Sereny who wrote controversial but acclaimed books about evil.

And Victor Spinetti, raconteur and actor who appeared in all three films made by the Beatles. His friend Barbara Windsor pays tribute.

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Sun 24 Jun 2012 20:30