Alex Timpson, Lord Avebury, Douglas Slocombe, Umberto Eco, Pascal Bentoiu
Matthew Bannister talks about foster mother Alex Timpson, cinematographer Douglas Slocombe, author Umberto Eco and parliamentarian Lord Avebury.
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Alex Timpson, who fostered ninety children over thirty years and helped shape the ethos of the family key cutting and shoe repair business.
Douglas Slocombe, the Oscar nominated cinematographer who shot films from Kind and Hearts and Coronets to Indiana Jones.
Umberto Eco the Italian academic and best selling author whose works include "The Name Of The Rose".
And the liberal peer Lord Avebury who, as Eric Lubbock, won a famous by election victory in Orpington and devoted his life to campaigning for human rights.