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Masha Leon, Tim Pigott-Smith, Christopher Morahan, Parv Bancil, Marthe Gosteli, Brian Matthew

Julian Worricker on columnist Masha Leon, actor Tim Pigott-Smith, director Christopher Morahan, playwright Parv Bancil, campaigner Marthe Gosteli and broadcaster Brian Matthew.

Julian Worricker on:

The society columnist and Holocaust survivor, Masha Leon....

Actor Tim Pigott-Smith and director Christopher Morahan, who worked together on ITV's The Jewel in the Crown....

Playwright Parv Bancil whose work tackled issues affecting young British Asians....

Marthe Gosteli, who was at the forefront of the campaign to get women the vote in Switzerland....

And the broadcaster, host of 'Sounds of the Sixties', Brian Matthew.

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28 minutes

Masha Leon

Born 21 March 1931; died 5 April 2017 aged 86.

Julian spoke to her daughter, Karen Leon.

Tim Pigott-Smith and Christopher Morahan

Tim Pigott-Smith: Born 13 May 1946; died 7 April 2017 aged 70.

Christopher Morahan: Born 9 July 1929; died 7 April 2017 aged 87.

 Julian spoke to actors Art Malik and Geraldine James.

Parv Bancil

Born 1967; died 2 April 2017 aged 50.

Julian spoke to theatre director Madani Younis.

Marthe Gosteli

Born 22 December 1917; died 7 April 2017 aged 99.

Julian spoke to her biographer Franziska Rogger and to academic Beat Kappeler.

Brian Matthew

Born 17 September 1928; died 8 April 2017 aged 88.


Role Contributor
Presenter Julian Worricker
Producer Paul Waters