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Peter Gibson, AA Gill, Coral Atkins, William Chaloner, Ian McCaskill

Matthew Bannister on glazier Peter Gibson, journalist AA Gill, carer Coral Atkins, palaeobotanist William Chaloner, weatherman Ian McCaskill.

Matthew Bannister on

Peter Gibson the master glazier who devoted his life to the care of the stained glass windows in York Minster.

AA Gill, who overcame alcoholism and dyslexia to become one of the UK's best known critics.

Coral Atkins who gave up a career as an actress to run homes for disadvantaged children.

William Chaloner, an authority on fossil plants who used pollen from the past to reconstruct ancient environments.

Ian McCaskill, the BBC weather man much imitated by impressionists.

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Peter Gibson

Matthew spoke to Sarah Brown, Director and Chief Executive of theĀ York Glaziers Trust.

Born 9 September 1929; died 13 November 2016 aged 87.

Adrian Anthony Gill

Matthew spoke to Eleanor Mills, Editorial Director of the Sunday Times.

Born 28 June 1954; died 10 December 2016 aged 62.

Coral Atkins

Matthew spoke to her son, Harry Whitehead.

Born 13 September 1936; died 2 December 2016 aged 80.

William Chaloner

Matthew spoke to his colleague, Professor Andrew C. Scott.

Born 22 November 1928; died 13 October 2016 aged 87.

Ian McCaskill

Born 28 July 1938; died 10 December 2016 aged 78.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Sarah Brown
Interviewed Guest Eleanor Mills
Interviewed Guest Harry Whitehead
Interviewed Guest Andrew Cunningham Scott