A priest, Walt Disney's daughter, a centenarian Labour campaigner, a footballer, an actor

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Father Alec Reid, the Catholic priest who played a pivotal role in the Northern Ireland peace process.

Walt Disney's daughter Diane Disney Miller who inspired some of her father's best known creations.

Hetty Bower, a lifelong Labour Party campaigner who died aged 108.

Bill Foulkes, the Manchester United defender who survived the Munich air crash which killed many of his team mates

And Lewis Collins - who starred alongside Martin Shaw in the 70s TV series The Professionals.

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Sun 1 Dec 2013 20:30

Father Alec Reid

Matthew spoke to the Reverend Harold Good and to the BBC’s Northern Ireland policical editor, Mark Devenport.  

Born 5 August 1931; died 22 November 2013 aged 82.

Diane Disney Miller

Brian Sibley pays tribute.

Born 18 December 1933; died 19 November 2013 aged 79.

Hetty Bower

Last Word spoke to her daughter Margaret Dolan, to her friend Bernard Miller and to the Shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper MP.

Born September 1905; died 12 November 2013 aged 108.

Bill Foulkes

Matthew spoke to his friend, the journalist David Meeks.

Born 5 January 1932; died 25 November 2013 aged 81.

Lewis Collins (pictured)

Last Word spoke to Ian Sharp who directed The Professionals.

Born 27 May 1946; died 27 November 2013 aged 67.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew Bannister
Interviewed GuestHarold Good
Interviewed GuestMark Devenport
Interviewed GuestBrian Sibley
Interviewed GuestMargaret Dolan
Interviewed GuestBernard Miller
Interviewed GuestYvette Cooper
Interviewed GuestDavid Meeks
Interviewed GuestIan Sharp
ProducerNeil George