Roger Lloyd Pack, Prof Julian B Rotter, Hiroo Onoda, Rae Woodland, Ariel Sharon

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The actor Roger Lloyd Pack, best known for playing Trigger in Only Fools and Horses and Owen Newitt in the Vicar of Dibley. We have a tribute from Sir David Jason.

Also Professor Julian B Rotter - the psychologist who came up with the social learning theory.

The versatile British soprano Rae Woodland, who had close links to Sadler's Wells and Glyndebourne.

And we assess the former Israeli military leader and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

Producer: Laura Northedge.

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Sun 19 Jan 2014 20:30

Roger Lloyd Pack (pictured)

Last Word spoke to his colleague on Only Fools and Horses, Sir David Jason and to friend and fellow actor Kenneth Cranham

Born   8th February 1944; died 15th January 2014 aged 69.

Julian B. Rotter

We spoke to his widow, Doffie Rotter and to the psychologist and broadcaster, Claudia Hammond.

Born 22nd October 1916; died 6th January 2014 aged 97.

Hiroo Onoda

Born 19 March 1922; died 16 January 2014 aged 91.


Rae Woodland

Last Word spoke to her former pupil Nina Horrocks-Hopayian, to her friend Gill Horrocks and to David Rayvern Allen who worked with her.

Born 9th April 1922; died 12th December 2013 aged 91.

Ariel Sharon

Matthew spoke to the BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen.

Born 26 February 1928; died 11th January 2014 aged 85.


Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew Bannister
Interviewed GuestDavid Jason
Interviewed GuestKenneth Cranham
Interviewed GuestDoffie Rotter
Interviewed GuestClaudia Hammond
Interviewed GuestNina Horrocks-Hopayian
Interviewed GuestGill Horrocks
Interviewed GuestDavid Rayvern Allen
Interviewed GuestJeremy Bowen
ProducerLaura Northedge