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Christopher Lee, Marguerite Patten, James Last, Major Roy Homard, Ron Moody

Andrea Catherwood on film actor Christopher Lee, cookery writer Marguerite Patten, bandleader James Last, polar explorer 'Roy' Homard and actor Ron Moody.

Andrea Catherwood on
film star Christopher Lee, internationally famous for his villainous, on screen roles. Cookery writer and broadcasting pioneer Marguerite Patten, explorer Major 'Roy' Homard who made the first crossing of the Antarctic, German born band leader and purveyor of 'Happy Music' James Last and actor Ron Moody, best known for playing Fagin in Oliver.

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28 minutes

Christopher Lee (pictured)

Andrea spoke to his niece and fellow actor, Dame Harriet Walter and to his biographer Johnathan Rigby.

Born 27 May 1922; died 7 June 2015 aged 93.

Marguerite Patten

Andrea spoke to food journalist and author Rose Prince, live in the studio.

Born 4 November 1915; died 4 June 2015 aged 99.

James Last

Last Word spoke to journalist and broadcaster Russell Davies.

Born 17 April 1929; died 9 June 2015 aged 86.

Major Roy Homard

Andrea spoke to Rainer Goldsmith, another member of the expedition.

Born 18 January 1921; died 20 May 2015 aged 94.

Ron Moody

Born 8 January 1924; died 11 June 2015 aged 91.

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