Clive Dunn, Elliott Carter, Lord Lofthouse, Han Suyin, Brian Cobby
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The actor Clive Dunn - best known as Corporal Jones in Dad's Army. We have tributes from fellow cast members and the show's writer Jimmy Perry.
Also the American composer Elliott Carter - Sir John Tavener tells us he was one of the greats of the twentieth century.
Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract - the former miner who became a Labour MP and then deputy speaker of the House of Commons.
Han Suyin, the Chinese-born author best known for her romantic novel "A Many Splendoured Thing"
And the voice of the speaking clock, Brian Cobby.
Last Word spoke to Herbie Flowers, who wrote the song Grandpa and to Jimmy Perry who co-wrote Dad’s Army
Born 9 January 1920; died 6 November 2012 aged 92.
Last Word spoke to his friend, the Sunday Times music critic Paul Driver and to the composer Sir John Tavener.
Born 11 December 1908; died 5 November 2012 aged 103.
Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract
Last Word spoke to Kevin Barron MP and to Nicholas Jones, the former BBC’s industrial correspondent.
Born 18 December 1925; died 1 November 2012 aged 86.
Last Word spoke to Professor Rana Mitter of the Oriental Institute, Oxford University and to former literary agent Graham C Greene.Born 12 September 1917; died 2 November 2012 aged 95.
Matthew spoke to Sara Mendes Da Costa who took over from Brian as the voice of the speaking clock, and to Brian’s brother Clive.Born 12 October 1929; died 31 October 2012 aged 83.