Margo MacDonald, Frankie Knuckles, Lorna Arnold, Kate O'Mara, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

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Margo Macdonald, the leading Scottish politician who fell out with the SNP and became an independent MSP. She also presented programmes here on Radio 4.

The American DJ Frankie Knuckles who was known as "The Godfather of House Music";

Lorna Arnold, the official historian of Britain's nuclear industry;

Kate O'Mara, the actress best known for her roles in Dynasty and Howard's Way;

and the former President of Sierra Leone, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, who negotiated an end to the country's bloody civil war.

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Margo MacDonald

Matthew spoke to the BBC's Scotland political editor Brian Taylor in a live interview.

Born 19 April 1943; died 4 April 2014 aged 70.

Frankie Knuckles

Last Word spoke to Radio 1 presenter and club DJ, Annie Mac.

Born 18 January 1955; died 31 March 2014 aged 59.

Lorna Arnold

Last Word spoke to Rosie Holdsworth of the Oxford Research Group and to Professor Brian Cathcart of Exeter University.

Born 7 December 1915; died 25 March 2014 aged 98.

Kate O'Mara (pictured)

Cultural commentator Matthew Sweet looks back on her life and career.

Born 10 August 1939; died 30 March 2014 aged 74.

Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

Matthew spoke to Umaru Fofana, BBC Correspondent for Sierra Leone and to the Secretary of State for International Development, Clare Short.

Born 16 February 1932; died 13 March 2014 aged 82.


Role Contributor
PresenterMatthew Bannister
Interviewed GuestBrian Taylor
Interviewed GuestAnnie Mac
Interviewed GuestRosie Holdsworth
Interviewed GuestBrian Cathcart
Interviewed GuestMatthew Sweet
Interviewed GuestUmaru Fofana
Interviewed GuestClare Short
ProducerNeil George