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Al Jarreau, Betty Tebbs, Sir Peter Mansfield, Dame Jennifer Jenkins, Hans Rosling

Matthew Bannister on campaigner Betty Tebbs, physicist Sir Peter Mansfield, chairwoman Dame Jennifer Jenkins, statistician Hans Rosling and singer Al Jarreau.

Matthew Bannister on

Betty Tebbs who devoted her life to fighting for women's rights and nuclear disarmament.

Sir Peter Mansfield, the Nobel Prize winning physicist who led the development of MRI scanning.

Dame Jennifer Jenkins, chairwoman of the Consumers Association and the National Trust.

Hans Rosling the statistician known for his skill as a communicator who worked to end poverty.

Al Jarreau the versatile singer who won Grammy awards for jazz, pop and R&B.

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28 minutes

Betty Tebbs

Matthew spoke to actress Maxine Peake and Helen Antrobus from the People’s History Museum, Manchester.

Born 10 April 1918; died 23 January 2017 aged 98.

Sir Peter Mansfield

Matthew spoke to Professor Peter Morris CBE from Nottingham University and his granddaughter Charlotte Mansfield.

Born 9 October 1933; died 8 February 2017 aged 83.

Dame Jennifer Jenkins

Matthew spoke to her son Charles Jenkins.

Born 18 January 1921; died 2 February 2017 aged 96.

Hans Rosling

Matthew spoke to Dr. Johan von Schreeb, Senior Lecturer at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

Born 27 July 1948; died 7 February 2017 aged 68.

Al Jarreau

Matthew spoke to Paul Pace from Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club.

Born 12 March 1940; died 12 February 2017 aged 76.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Producer Maire Devine