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General Sir Robert Ford, Hazel Adair, Jane Wardle, Gerry Byrne and P.F Sloan

Matthew Bannister on General Sir Robert Ford, TV writer Hazel Adair, psychologist Professor Jane Wardle, footballer Gerry Byrne, musician PF Sloan.

Matthew Bannister on

General Sir Robert Ford who was Commander Land Forces Northern Ireland at the time of the Bloody Sunday shootings.

Hazel Adair, the TV scriptwriter behind hit series like Compact, Emergency Ward 10 and Crossroads.

Professor Jane Wardle, the behavioural scientist who transformed our understanding of cancer screening and prevention.

Gerry Byrne, the Liverpool left back who was part of the England World Cup winning squad in 1966.

And PF Sloan, the enigmatic musician who wrote the number one hit "Eve of Destruction"

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28 minutes

General Sir Robert Ford GCB CBE

Last Word spoke to General Sir Mike Jackson.

Born 29 December 1923; died 24 November 2015 aged 91

Hazel Adair

Last Word spoke to Dick Fiddy and granddaughters Cate and Georgia Mackenzie.

Born 9 July 1920; died 22 November 2015 aged 95

Jane Wardle FBA

Matthew spoke to colleague and friend Dr Jo Waller. 

Born 30 October 1950; died 20 October 2015 aged 64

Gerry Byrne

Last Word spoke to Journalist and Broadcaster John Keith.

Born 29 August 1938; died 28 November 2015 aged 77

P.F Sloan (Pictured)

Born 18 September 1945; died 15 November 2015 aged 70


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Producer Neil George