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Shimon Peres, Nathalie Evans, Arnold Palmer, Bill Mollison, Jean Shepard

Matthew Bannister on Israeli president Shimon Peres, zookeeper Nathalie Evans, golfer Arnold Palmer, permaculturist Bill Millison.

Matthew Bannister on

Shimon Peres, the Israeli elder statesman who was twice Prime Minister of his country and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in negotiating the Oslo Accord with the Palestinians.

Nathalie Evans who co founded the Twycross Zoo and provided the chimps for the PG Tips TV adverts.

Arnold Palmer, the legendary golfer who won 91 professional titles and was followed by fans known as "Arnie's Army".

Bill Mollison, the Australian author and lecturer who was known as the "father of permaculture".

Produced by Neil George.

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28 minutes

Shimon Peres

Last Word spoke to his former foreign press spokesman Yair Zivan, to the BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen and to former Foreign Secretary, Lord Owen.

Born 1 August 1923; died 28 September 2016 aged 93.

Nathalie Evans

Matthew spoke to her niece, Jane Storkey.

Born 12 June 1918; died 9 September 2016 aged 98.

Arnold Palmer

Matthew spoke to Iain Carter, the BBC’s golf correspondent.

Born 10 September 1929; died 25 September 2016 aged 87.

Bill Mollison

Matthew spoke to the CEO of the Permaculture Association, Andy Goldring.

Born 4 May 1928; died 24 September 2016 aged 88.

Jean Shepard

Born 21 November 1933; died 25 September 2016 aged 82.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Yair Zivan
Interviewed Guest Jeremy Bowen
Interviewed Guest David Owen
Interviewed Guest Jane Storkey
Interviewed Guest Iain Carter
Interviewed Guest Andy Goldring
Producer Neil George