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Michael Nicholson, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Lord Prior, Rabbi Lionel Blue, Pauline Oliveros

Julian Worricker on TV journalist Michael Nicholson, actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, politician James Prior, Rabbi Lionel Blue, composer Pauline Oliveros.

Julian Worricker on:

The journalist and TV correspondent, Michael Nicholson, who covered numerous conflicts for ITN

The actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, famous for her one-liners and nine husbands

James Prior, who served in government under Margaret Thatcher despite her regarding him as a 'wet'

Rabbi Lionel Blue, a regular presenter on Thought for the Day on Radio 4

and the composer Pauline Oliveros. an electronic music pioneer best known for her philosophy of 'deep listening'.

Producer: Neil George.

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28 minutes

Michael Nicholson

Julian spoke to newsreader Alastair Stewart and to the journalist, Max Hastings.

Born 9 January 1937; died 11 December 2016 aged 79.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Julian spoke to film critic Angie Errigo.

Born 6 February 1917; died 18 December 2016 aged 99.

Lord Prior

Julian spoke to his son, The Lord Prior of Brampton and to documentary maker, Michael Cockerell.

Born 11 October 1927; died 12 December 2016 aged 89.

Rabbi Lionel Blue

Julian spoke to his friend, the Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger.

Born 6 February 1930; died 19 December 2016 aged 86.

Pauline Oliveros

Last Word spoke to Louise Gray, writer for the music publication ‘Wire’.

Born 30 May 1932; died 24 November 2016 aged 84.


Role Contributor
Presenter Julian Worricker
Producer Neil George
Interviewed Guest Alastair Stewart
Interviewed Guest Max Hastings
Interviewed Guest Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest David Prior
Interviewed Guest Michael Cockerell
Interviewed Guest Julia Neuberger
Interviewed Guest Louise Gray


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