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Baroness Heyhoe Flint, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Una Kroll, William Peter Blatty, Sir James Mancham

Matthew Bannister on cricketer Baroness Heyhoe Flint, Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, campaigner Una Kroll, writer William Peter Blatty.

Matthew Bannister on

Baroness Rachael Heyhoe Flint who captained the England women's cricket team to victory in the World Cup.

Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of the key players in the country's revolution.

Dr. Una Kroll, a tireless campaigner for the ordination of women.

William Peter Blatty who wrote the book and the film "The Exorcist"

And Sir James Mancham, the first President of the Seychelles

Producer: Neil George.

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28 minutes

Baroness Heyhoe Flint

Matthew spoke to fellow cricketer Barbara Daniels and to Sir Tim Rice.

Born 11 June 1939; died 18 January 2017 aged 77.

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Matthew spoke to Kasra Naji, Special Correspondent for BBC Persian TV.

Born 25 August 1934; died 8 January 2017 aged 82.

Una Kroll

Matthew spoke to her friends and fellow activists, Linda Hurcomb and Susan Dowell.

Born 15 December 1925; died 6 January 2017 aged 91.

William Peter Blatty

Matthew spoke to the film critic, Kim Newman.

Born 7 January 1928; died 12 January 2017 aged 89.

Sir James Mancham

Author Tim Ecott pays tribute.

Born 11 August 1939; died 8 January 2017 aged 77.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Producer Neil George
Interviewed Guest Barbara Daniels
Interviewed Guest Tim Rice
Interviewed Guest Kasra Naji
Interviewed Guest Linda Hurcomb
Interviewed Guest Susan Dowell
Interviewed Guest Kim Newman
Interviewed Guest Tim Ecott