Vann Nath, Eugene Nida, Betty Skelton, Len Ganley, Ray Fisher
Matthew Bannister on imprisoned Cambodian painter Vann Nath, stunt flier Betty Skelton, Scots singer Ray Fisher, Bible translator Eugene Nida and snooker referee Len Ganley.
Matthew Bannister on
Cambodian painter Vann Nath. He chronicled the brutality of the Khmer Rouge regime that sent him to a notorious prison.
Also American stunt flier Betty Skelton who set both speed and altitude records in small planes
Traditional Scots singer Ray Fisher, part of a famous musical family
The Reverend Eugene Nida who organised the translation of the Bible into hundreds of languages
And the snooker referee Len Ganley - immortalised in a beer advert and a song by Half Man Half Biscuit.