Baroness Jowell, Will Alsop, Tom Wolfe, Dennis Nilsen
Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on politician Baroness Jowell, writer Tom Wolfe, murderer Dennis Nilsen and architect Will Alsop.
Matthew Bannister on
Baroness Jowell - the former Labour Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell - who led the campaign to bring the Olympic Games to London and supported the survivors of the 7/7 bombings.
Tom Wolfe, author of The Right Stuff and Bonfire of the Vanities and a pioneer of using literary techniques to tell factual stories.
Dennis Nilsen, who killed up to fifteen young men at his home in North London before dismembering their bodies. Kate Adie recalls covering the story for the BBC.
And Will Alsop, the maverick architect who won the Stirling Prize for designing the Peckham Library in South London.
Presenter: Matthew Bannister
Producer: Neil George.
Born 17 September 1947; died 12 May 2018.
Last Word spoke to BBC's former political editor, Nick Robinson and Tim Coulson a survivor of the 7/7 London Bombings.
Born 2 March 1930; died 14 May 2018.
Author and journalist Michael Goldfarb paid tribute.
Born 12 December 1947; died 12 May 2018.
Last Word spoke to Oliver Wainwright the Guardian's architecture and design critic, who interviewed Alsop and followed his career.
Last Word spoke to Kate Adie, BBC's former Chief News Correspondent and Nilsen’s biographer journalist Russ Coffey.
|Interviewed Guest||Nick Robinson|
|Interviewed Guest||Tim Coulson|
|Interviewed Guest||Michael Goldfarb|
|Interviewed Guest||Oliver Wainwright|
|Interviewed Guest||Kate Adie|
|Interviewed Guest||Russ Coffey|