David Storey, Ahmed Kathrada, Barbara Buss, Aloysius 'Lucky' Gordon
Matthew Bannister on writer David Storey, anti apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, editor Barbara Buss, drug dealer Lucky Gordon.
Matthew Bannister on
Playwright and novelist David Storey who drew on his experiences as a professional rugby league player in some of his work.
The South African anti apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada who spent twenty six years in prison with Nelson Mandela and then became his parliamentary adviser.
Barbara Buss who edited Woman Magazine in its 1970s heyday.
And Lucky Gordon, the drug dealer, jazz singer and cook whose brief relationship with Christine Keeler led to the uncovering of the Profumo Affair in the 1960s.
Producer: Neil George.
Last Word spoke to his daughters, Kate and Helen Storey, to theatre critic, Michael Billington and to poet and broadcaster, Ian McMillan.
Born 13 July 1933; died 27 March 2017 aged 83.
Ahmed Kathrada (pictured)
Matthew spoke to Milton Nkosi of the BBC Africa Service.
Born 21 August 1929; died 28 March 2017 aged 87.
Matthew spoke to Maggie Alderson, former editor of the Evening Standard Magazine and Elle and to Maggie Koumi, former editor of 19 Magazine and Hello.
Born 14 August 1932; died 14 March 2017 aged 84.
Aloysius “Lucky” Gordon
Matthew spoke to his friend, the journalist and writer Chris Salewicz.
Born 5 July 1931; died 15 March 2017 aged 85.
|Interviewed Guest||Kate Storey|
|Interviewed Guest||Helen Storey|
|Interviewed Guest||Michael Billington|
|Interviewed Guest||Ian McMillan|
|Interviewed Guest||Milton Nkosi|
|Interviewed Guest||Maggie Alderson|
|Interviewed Guest||Frances Fyfield|
|Interviewed Guest||Chris Salewicz|