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Omar Sharif, Stanley 'Steve' Moore, Jules Wright, Yevgeny Primakov, Ernest Tomlinson

Matthew Bannister on actor Omar Sharif, detective Stanley 'Steve' Moore, theatre director Jules Wright, Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov and composer Ernest Tomlinson.

Matthew Bannister on

Actor Omar Sharif

Flying squad detective Stanley Moore - always known as Steve, he helped to catch some of the Great Train Robbers.

Theatre Director Jules Wright who co-founded the Women's Playhouse Trust and set up the Wapping Project arts venue.

Former Russian Foreign and Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov.

And the composer Ernest Tomlinson, best known for his light orchestral works.

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28 minutes

Omar Sharif

Born 10 April 1932; died 10 July 2015 aged 83.

Stanley 'Steve' Moore

Last Word spoke to Dick Kirby, a former detective in the Met and to Chris Chibnall, a television writer who wrote the BBC Drama The Great Train Robbery – A Copper’s Tale.

Born 5 May 1927; died 15 June 2015 aged 88.

Jules Wright

Matthew spoke to Sue Parrish, Artistic Director of the Sphinx Theatre Company, who co-founded the Women's Playhouse Trust with Jules.

Born 25 February 1948; died 21 June 2015 aged 67.

Yevgeny Primakov

Matthew spoke to the UK’s former ambassador in Moscow, Sir Rodric Braithwaite.

Born 29 October 1929; died 26 June 2015 aged 85.

Ernest Tomlinson

Last Word spoke to musicologist Lewis Foreman.

Born 19 September 1924; died 12 June 2015 aged 90.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Dick Kirby
Interviewed Guest Chris Chibnall
Interviewed Guest Sue Parrish
Interviewed Guest Rodric Braithwaite
Interviewed Guest David Allan
Interviewed Guest Lewis Foreman