Robert Pirsig, Shobha Nehru, Michael Ballhaus, Leo Baxendale, Bruce Langhorne
Matthew Bannister on writer Robert Pirsig, ambassador's wife Shobha Nehru, cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, cartoonist Leo Baxendale, musician Bruce Langhorne.
Matthew Bannister on
Robert Pirsig, author of the best selling book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
Shobha Nehru, the Hungarian woman who married into India's most powerful political dynasty - and used her position to confront Prime Minister Indira Ghandi about human rights abuses.
Michael Ballhaus, the cinematographer who worked closely with Martin Scorsese.
Leo Baxendale, the cartoonist and publisher who created the Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx.
And Bruce Langhorne, the guitarist on some of Bob Dylan's best known songs.
Producer: Neil George.
Born 6 September 1928; died 24 April 2017 aged 88.
Matthew spoke to journalist Tim Adams of the Observer.
Born 5 December 1908; died 25 April 2017 aged 108.
Last Word spoke to her daughter in law, Chanda Nehru and to the New York Times’ South East Asia Bureau Chief, Ellen Barry.
Born 5 August 1935; died 11 April 2017 aged 81.
Matthew spoke to his friend, the film editor Thelma Schoonmaker.
Born 27 October 1930; died 25 April 2017 aged 86.
Ian McMillan pays tribute.
Born 11 May 1938; died 14 April 2017 aged 78.
Last Word spoke to his friend Peter Fonda and to journalist Robert Chalmers.
|Interviewed Guest||Tim Adams|
|Interviewed Guest||Chanda Nehru|
|Interviewed Guest||Ellen Barry|
|Interviewed Guest||Thelma Schoonmaker|
|Interviewed Guest||Ian McMillan|
|Interviewed Guest||Peter Fonda|
|Interviewed Guest||Bruce Chalmers|