John W Young, Peter Preston, Raymond Thomas, Sir Brian Neill QC, Heather Stewart
Matthew Bannister on astronaut John W Young, editor Peter Preston, musician Ray Thomas, judge Sir Brian Neill and pilot Heather Stewart.
Photo: John W. Young
Matthew Bannister on
John W. Young the American astronaut who went into in space six times, including landing on the moon and commanding the first space shuttle flight.
Peter Preston the long serving editor of the Guardian who re-designed and modernised the paper.
Ray Thomas the flautist and singer who was a founding member of the Moody Blues.
Sir Brian Neill, the barrister and judge who defended the Sunday Times in the Thalidomide court case.
Heather Stewart, the pilot who risked her life to fly cargo and passengers through war zones in Africa.
John W. Young
Last Word spoke to space historian Andrew Chaikin, and writer Andrew Smith.
Born 24 September 1930; died 5 January 2018, aged 87.
Last Word spoke to journalist David McKie.
Born 23 May 1938; died 6 January 2018, aged 79.
Last Word spoke to music journalist Malcolm Dome.
Born 29 December 1941; died 4 January 2018, aged 76.
Sir Brian Neill QC
Last Word spoke to his son Mike Neill, Professor Richard Susskind OBE, and retired Judge Sir Henry Brooke.
Born 2 August 1923; died 24 December 2017, aged 94.
Last Word spoke to her friend and fellow pilot Iris McCallum.
Born 3 March 1939; died 21 October 2017, aged 78.
|Interviewed Guest||Andrew Chaikin|
|Interviewed Guest||Andrew Smith|
|Interviewed Guest||David McKie|
|Interviewed Guest||Malcolm Dome|
|Interviewed Guest||Mike Neill|
|Interviewed Guest||Richard Susskind|
|Interviewed Guest||Henry Brooke|
|Interviewed Guest||Iris McCallum|