Last Word spoke to his wife Ellen, to Bob Satchwell, who was Derek’s deputy editor at the News of the World and to Anthony Cherry who produced Derek’s Radio 2 breakfast show.
Born 29 November 1929; died 12 September 2012 aged 82.
Matthew spoke to Alfred Spelman who made a documentary about her, and to Robert Palombo, the DEA investigator who brought Griselda Blanco to justice.
Born 15 February 1943; died 3 September 2012 aged 69.
Last Word spoke to Terry’s friend, the TV producer Marshall Corwin.
Born 12 August 1946; died 6 September 2012 aged 66.
Matthew spoke to his fellow campaigners Paul Temperton and Peter Tatchell.
Born 20 October 1927; died 27 August 2012 aged 84.
Born 28 February 1940; died 5 September 2012 aged 72.
Radio 4’s obituary programme, marking the lives of significant figures who have died recently,…