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Barbara Bush, Milos Forman, Dame Daphne Sheldrick, Livia Gollancz, Dale Winton

Matthew Bannister on former US first lady Barbara Bush, film director Milos Forman, conservationist Daphne Sheldrick, publisher Livia Gollancz, TV and radio presenter Dale Winton.

Matthew Bannister on

Barbara Bush, the first woman in history to see both her husband and son sworn in as President of the USA.

Milos Forman, the film director who made Amadeus and the multi Oscar winning One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.

Dame Daphne Sheldrick who devoted her life to saving elephants orphaned by poachers and other Kenyan wild animals.

Livia Gollancz, the french horn player who took over the running of the family's successful publishing house from her father.

And Dale Winton who presented Pick of the Pops on radio and Supermarket Sweep on TV.

Producer: Neil George.

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28 minutes

Barbara Bush

Born 8 June 1925; died 17 April 2018 aged 92.

Last Word spoke to Kate Brower who interviewed her for her book First Women: The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies and to Chris Frangione, Interim CEO at Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

Milos Forman

Born 18 February 1932; died 13 April 2018 aged 86.

Film writer Angie Errigo pays tribute.

Dame Daphne Sheldrick

Born 4 June 1934; died 12 April 2018 aged 83.

Matthew spoke to her daughter, Angela Sheldrick.

Livia Gollancz

Born 25 May 1920; died 29 March 2018 aged 97.

Matthew spoke to Joanna Goldsworthy who worked with her and to Paul Barritt of the Halle Orchestra.

Dale Winton

Last Word spoke to his friend, the broadcaster David Lloyd.

Born 22 May 1955; died 18 April 2018 aged 62.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Kate Brower
Interviewed Guest Chris Frangione
Interviewed Guest Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest Angela Sheldrick
Interviewed Guest Joanna Goldsworthy
Interviewed Guest Paul Barritt
Interviewed Guest David Lloyd
Producer Neil George