Sir Alastair Burnet
Matthew spoke live to his former colleagues Andrew Neill and Michael Nicholson.
Born 12 July 1928; died 20 July 2012 aged 84.
Last Word spoke to Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore; Yes keyboard player Rick Wakeman and to Editor at Large of Classic Rock magazine, Geoff Barton.
Born 9 June 1941; died 16 July 2012 aged 71.
Matthew spoke to the former Mossad agent and journalist Gad Shimron in Tel Aviv and to Dr Efraim Zuroff , a Nazi hunter from the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in Jerusalem.
Born 1919; died 30 June 2012 aged 93.
Matthew spoke to Stephen Goodwin, Editor of the Alpine Journal.
Born on 12 April 1925; died 20 June 2012, aged 87.
Born 1 August 1922; died 10 July 2012 aged 89.
Radio 4’s obituary programme, marking the lives of significant figures who have died recently,…