Sir Peter Hall, Kate Millett, Sir Edward du Cann, JP Donleavy
Matthew Bannister on theatre director Sir Peter Hall, radical feminist Kate Millett, Tory MP Sir Edward Du Cann, writer JP Donleavy.
Matthew Bannister on
Sir Peter Hall, the director who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company, ran the National Theatre and created many acclaimed theatrical and operatic productions.
Kate Millett, the radical feminist whose 1970 book Sexual Politics suggested that men's institutionalised power over women is a social construct, rather than innate or biological.
Sir Edward Du Cann, the Tory MP and businessman who chaired the 1922 backbench committee, fell out with Edward Heath, and went bankrupt in the 1990s.
J.P. Donleavy, the US-born Irish writer whose bawdy tale of Dublin Life - The Ginger Man - sold fifty million copies.
Sir Peter Hall
Matthew spoke to theatre critic Michael Coveney
Born 22 November 1930; died 11 September 2017 aged 86
Matthew spoke to writer and feminist Julie Bindel
Born 14 September 1934; died 6 September 2017 aged 82
Sir Edward du Cann
Matthew spoke to Dr Mark Garnett, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, and former Conservative MP and columnist Matthew Parris
Born 28 May 1924; died 31 August 2017, aged 93
Matthew spoke to his friend and publisher Antony Farrell
Born 23 April 1926; died 11 September 2017, aged 91
|Interviewed Guest||Michael Coveney|
|Interviewed Guest||Julie Bindel|
|Interviewed Guest||Mark Garnett|
|Interviewed Guest||Matthew Parris|
|Interviewed Guest||Antony Farrell|