Paco de Lucia, Frank Rushbrook, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Logan Scott-Bowden, Alain Resnais

Aasmah Mir on

The guitarist Paco de Lucia who became the leading proponent of the 'New Flamenco' style.

Fire safety expert Dr Frank Rushbrook who pioneered fire training for sailors and helped to establish degree courses in fire safety.

Rose Finn-Kelcey, inventive artist whose works and installations combined social commentary with playful humour.

Logan Scott-Bowden, part of a secret team whose risky night-time mission it was to check whether the beaches of Normandy were suitable for the D-Day landings.

And the French director Alain Resnais who used innovative editing techniques to create depth and mystery in his films.

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Sun 9 Mar 2014 20:30

Paco de Lucia

Aasmah spoke to Thérèse Saba, News Editor at Classical Guitar Magazine. 

Born 21 December 1947; died 25 February 2014 aged 66.

Frank Rushbrook

Aasmah spoke to James Lygate, Visiting Professor of Fire Investigations at Edinburgh University.

Born 6 December 1914; died 17 February 2014 aged 99.

Rose Finn-Kelcey

Aasmah spoke to her friend and colleague at the Royal College of Art, Hermione Wiltshire and to the art critic Sarah Kent.

Born 4 March 1945; died 13 February 2014 aged 68.

Major-General Logan Scott-Bowden

Aasmah spoke to former Coppist Jim Booth. 

Born 21 February 1920; died 9 February 2014 aged 93.

Alain Resnais

Last Word spoke to the French journalist and film critic Agnès Poirier.

Born 3 June 1922; died 1 March 2014 aged 91.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAasmah Mir
ProducerSimon Tillotson
Interviewed GuestJames Lygate
Interviewed GuestHermione Wiltshire
Interviewed GuestSarah Kent
Interviewed GuestJim Booth
Interviewed GuestAgnes Poirier
Interviewed GuestTherese Saba