Radio 4's weekly obituary programme, telling the life stories of those who have died recently
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An insight into the character of an influential figure making news headlines
Michael Goldfarb on the success of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Dr Laws interviewed for the British Antarctic Oral History Project by Chris Eldon Lee
Nigel Planer remembers his Young Ones colleague, Rik Mayall
Tara the elephant bids farewell to her owner, the conservationist Mark Shand
Last Word spoke to comedian Rhona Cameron, and comedy critic Bruce Dessau.
Born 10 November 1965; died 16 October 2017, aged 51.
Last Word spoke to his son Owen Barder, and journalist Jonathan Steele.
Born 20 June 1934; died 19 September 2017, aged 83.
Last Word spoke to his wife and business partner Julia Barfield.
Born 15 December 1952; died 6 October 2017, aged 64.
Last Word spoke to his grandson Asad Ul Mulk.
Born 15 August 1920; died 2 June 2017, aged 96.
Last Word spoke to professional surfer Terry Eselun.
Born 20 March 1926; died 2 September 2017, aged 91.
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