Professor Sid Watkins
Last Word spoke to former World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart, to Bernie Ecclestone, and to commentator Murray Walker.
Born 6 September 1928; died 12 September 2012 aged 84.
Matthew spoke to Dan Carrier who was a family friend.
Born 25 June 1943; died 8 September 2012 aged 69.
Matthew Sweet pays tribute.
Born 26 November 1933; died 10 September 2012 aged 78.
Last Word spoke to Sir Simon Rattle, who was inspired by George Hurst from a young age, and to the former Head of Music at BBC North, David Ellis, who worked closely with him.
Born 20 May 1926; died 15 September 2012 aged 86.
Matthew spoke to his son Ken McManus sr and to his grandson Ken McManus jr.
Born 18 February 1925; died 24 August 2012 aged 87.
Radio 4’s obituary programme, marking the lives of significant figures who have died recently,…