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Lord Hutchinson of Lullington QC, Linda Nochlin, Dennis Banks, Geoff Tootill, Tim Gudgin

Obituary Series. Matthew Bannister on barrister Lord Hutchinson QC, art historian Linda Nochlin, Native American activist Dennis Banks and computer pioneer Geoff Tootill.

Matthew Bannister on

Lord Hutchinson of Lullington, the barrister who appeared in many celebrated cases, including defending the publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover and the director of the play Romans In Britain and securing the acquittal of Howard Marks on drug smuggling charges.

Linda Nochlin the feminist art historian who wrote a celebrated article in the 1970s entitled "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?"

Dennis Banks the Native American activist who campaigned for the rights of his people and took part in the siege of Wounded Knee.

Geoff Tootill, who helped to design the world's first stored-programme computer, known as "Baby".

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Lord Hutchinson of Lullington QC

Last Word spoke to Tom Grant QC.

Born 28 March 1915; died 13 November 2017, aged 102.

Linda Nochlin

Last Word spoke to artist Natalie Frank.

Born 30 January 1931; died 29 October 2017, aged 86.

Dennis Banks

Last Word spoke to his niece Wishelle Banks, and Akim Reinhardt, Associate Professor of History at Towson University.

Born on 12 April 1937; died 29 October 2017, aged 80.

Geoff Tootill

Last Word spoke to his son Peter Tootill, and Chris Burton from the Computer Conservation Society.

Born 4 March 1922; died 26 October 2017, aged 95.

Tim Gudgin

Born 26 November 1929; died 8 November 2017, aged 87.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Tom Grant
Interviewed Guest Wishelle Banks
Interviewed Guest Akim Reinhardt
Interviewed Guest Natalie Frank
Interviewed Guest Peter Tootill
Interviewed Guest Chris Burton