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Gerald Kaufman, Dick Bruna, Desmond Connell, Rita Barberá, Frank Delaney

Julian Worricker on Labour MP Gerald Kaufman; illustrator Dick Bruna; Cardinal Desmond Connell, former Archbishop of Dublin; mayor of Valencia, Rita Barbera; writer Frank Delaney.

Julian Worricker on:

The long-serving Labour MP and former minister, Gerald Kaufman

The prolific Dutch illustrator and author Dick Bruna

Cardinal Desmond Connell, who as Archbishop of Dublin presided over the Church's handling of the child abuse scandal

Controversial city mayor Rita Barbera, who ran Valencia in Spain for twenty years

Writer and broadcaster, Frank Delaney, best known for Radio 4 programmes Bookshelf and Word of Mouth.

Producer: Neil George.

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28 minutes

Gerald Kaufman

Last Word spoke to Roy Hattersley and to his nephew, Brian Selby.

Born 21 June 1930; died 26 February 2017 aged 86.

Dick Bruna

Julian spoke to broadcaster Rosie Millard, who interviewed him.

Born 23 August 1927; died 16 February 2017 aged 89.

Desmond Connell

Julian spoke to Professor John Horgan, former religious correspondent on The Irish Times.

Born 24 March 1926; died 21 February 2017 aged 90.

Rita Barberá

Julian spoke to journalist James Badcock.

Born 16 July 1948; died 23 November 2016 aged 68.

Frank Delaney

Julian spoke to his friend, Ruth McCarthy and to Professor Simon Kövesi, Head of Department of English and Modern Languages at Oxford Brookes University. 

Born 24 October 1942; died 21 February 2017 aged 74.


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Roy Hattersley
Interviewed Guest Brian Selby
Interviewed Guest Rosie Millard
Interviewed Guest John Horgan
Interviewed Guest James Badcock
Interviewed Guest Ruth McCarthy
Interviewed Guest Simon Kovesi
Presenter Julian Worricker
Producer Neil George