Andrew Sachs, Fidel Castro, Mose Allison, The Honourable Margaret Rhodes
Matthew Bannister on actor Andrew Sachs, Cuban leader Fidel Castro, jazz singer Mose Allison and the Queen's cousin The Honourable Margaret Rhodes.
Matthew Bannister on
Andrew Sachs, the actor who was so much more than Manuel in Fawlty Towers. We hear about his acclaimed radio career.
Also the Cuban leader Fidel Castro - brutal dictator or benevolent champion of his people?
The jazz and blues singer Mose Allison, whose songs were covered by the Who, the Clash, Bonnie Raitt and Van Morrison.
And The Honourable Margaret Rhodes, the Queen's cousin, who became a celebrity after writing her memoirs of life in the royal household.
Producer: Neil George.
Andrew Sachs (pictured)
Matthew spoke to writer and director Dirk Maggs who worked with him many times.
Born 7 April 1930; died 23 November 2016 aged 86.
Matthew spoke to Professor Anthoni Kapcia, Director of the Centre for Cuban Research at Nottingham University.
Born 13 August 1926; died 25 November 2016 aged 90.
Matthew spoke to journalist and broadcaster, Russell Davies.
Born 11 November 1927; died 15 November 2016 aged 89.
Matthew spoke to Tom Corby who co-wrote her memoirs.
Born 9 June 1925; died 25 November 2016 aged 91.
|Interviewed Guest||Dirk Maggs|
|Interviewed Guest||Anthoni Kapcia|
|Interviewed Guest||Russell Davies|
|Interviewed Guest||Tom Corby|