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The Right Rev David Jenkins, Dame Margaret Anstee, Islam Karimov, Richard Neville

Matthew Bannister on bishop of Durham David Jenkins, diplomat Dame Margaret Anstee, president of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and the editor of Oz Magazine Richard Neville.

Matthew Bannister on

The Bishop of Durham the Right Reverend David Jenkins. A respected theologian, he was noted for his controversial views.

The diplomat Dame Margaret Anstee who overcame sex discrimination to hold senior roles at the United Nations. She led relief missions at many of the world's major trouble spots. .

The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov who faced international condemnation for his violent treatment of his opponents.

And Richard Neville who edited the 1960s counter culture magazine Oz, and faced obscenity charges in a notorious court case.

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28 minutes

The Right Rev David Jenkins

Matthew spoke to the Archdeacon of Sunderland, the Ven. Stuart Bain, to Alan Cummings, President of the Durham Miners’ Association and to Malcolm Macourt whose civil partnership was blessed by the bishop.

Born 26 January 1925; died 4 September 2016 aged 91.

Dame Margaret Anstee

Matthew spoke to the Executive Director of the United Nations Association, Natalie Samarasinghe.

Born 26 June 1926; died 25 August 2016 aged 90.

Islam Karimov

Matthew spoke to Pahlavon Turganov, producer in the BBC's Uzbek Section.

Born 30 January 1938; died around 2 September 2016 aged 78.

Richard Neville (pictured)

Last Word spoke to his friend, Tony Palmer and to his Oz colleague, Jim Anderson.

Born 15 December 1941; died 4 September 2016 aged 74.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Alan Cummings
Interviewed Guest Malcolm Macourt
Interviewed Guest Natalie Samarasinghe
Interviewed Guest Pahlavon Turganov
Interviewed Guest Tony Palmer
Interviewed Guest Jim Anderson