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Geoffrey Howe, Sue Lloyd-Roberts, Joe Henson, Hugh Scully and Alexander Faris

Julian Worricker talks about politician Geoffrey Howe, journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, farmer and conservationist Joe Henson, TV presenter Hugh Scully and composer Alexander Faris.

Julian Worricker on:
The former Chancellor and Foreign Secretary, Geoffrey Howe, whose resignation speech in the Commons was generally regarded as the beginning of the end for Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister.
The journalist, Sue Lloyd-Roberts, whose reporting frequently took her to some of the most dangerous parts of the world.
The farmer and conservationist, Joe Henson, who founded the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.
Hugh Scully, who rose to fame as a television presenter through his work on 'Nationwide' and 'Antiques Roadshow'.
And the composer, Alexander Faris, best known for writing the theme tune to the 1970s ITV drama, Upstairs Downstairs.

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28 minutes

Geoffrey Howe (Pictured)

Last Word spoke to Conservative Party politician Lord Renton, Journalist Jonathan Maitland and to Private Secretary Sir Stephen Wall.

Born 20 December 1926; died 9 October 2015 aged 88

Sue Lloyd-Roberts

Last Word spoke to BBC’s Director General, Lord Tony Hall.

Born 27 October 1950; died 13 October 2015 aged 64

Joe Henson

Last Word spoke to his son Country File presenter Adam Henson.

Born 16 October 1932; died 6 October 2015 aged 82

Hugh Scully

Last Word spoke to his sons, Oliver and Charles Scully, broadcaster Sue Lawley and to John Bly, his colleague on the Antique Roadshow for many years.

Born 5 March 1943; died 8 October 2015 aged 72

Alexander Faris

Born 11 June 1921; died 28 September 2015 aged 94


Role Contributor
Presenter Julian Worricker