An American General, a legendary radio producer, a former Times editor, a British composer, a cricket commentator
Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on American General Norman Schwarzkopf, BBC radio producer Charles Chilton, Times editor Lord Rees Mogg and composer Sir Richard Rodney Bennett.
Matthew Bannister on
Norman Schwarzkopf, the American General nicknamed "Stormin' Norman" who led the international force which re-took Kuwait from Saddam Hussein's invading Iraqi army. We speak to his British counterpart Sir Peter de la Billiere
Charles Chilton, the legendary BBC Radio producer who gave us the serial "Journey Into Space". His friend David Jacobs pays tribute.
Lord Rees Mogg the former editor of the Times and newspaper columnist. We hear from his successor Sir Harold Evans and his son Jacob.
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, the composer who wrote film, jazz and classical scores
And Christopher Martin Jenkins, much loved cricket commentator and writer who had a difficult relationship with technology.
General Norman Schwarzkopf
Lord William Rees-Mogg
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
- Fri 4 Jan 2013 16:00
- Sun 6 Jan 2013 20:30