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Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, Joy Beverley, Oliver Sacks, Annette Worsley-Taylor

Matthew Bannister talks about car enthusiast Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, singer Joy Beverley, neurologist Oliver Sacks and fashion promoter Annette Worsley-Taylor.

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Lord Montagu of Beaulieu who founded the National Motor Museum, opened his estate to the public and served a prison sentence for homosexuality. His son, who has succeeded to the title, pays tribute.

Joy Beverley - one of the Beverley sisters who became close harmony singing stars in the 1940s and 50s. She married the England and Wolves footballer Billy Wright, making them the Posh and Becks of their day.

The neurologist Oliver Sacks who told his patients' extraordinary stories in books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat".

And Annette Worsley-Taylor who started London Fashion Week to promote young British designers.

Producer: Neil George.

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28 minutes

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu

Matthew spoke to his son, Ralph Montagu.

Born 20 October 1926; died 31 August 2015 aged 88.

Joy Beverley

Matthew spoke to her daughter Vicky Wright.

Born 5 May 1924; died 30 August 2015 aged 91.

Oliver Sacks (pictured)

Last Word spoke to the popular science writer and broadcaster, Philip Ball, who knew Sacks.

Born 9 July 1933; died 30 August 2015 aged 82.

Annette Worsley-Taylor

Matthew spoke to Caroline Rush, Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council, who knew Annette well.

Born 2 July 1944; died London 27 August 2015 aged 71.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Ralph Montagu
Interviewed Guest Vicky Wright
Interviewed Guest Philip Ball
Interviewed Guest Caroline Rush
Producer Neil George