Beth Chatto, Philip Roth, Doreen Simmons, Khurshid Drabu, June Milne.
Julian Worricker on gardener Beth Chatto, author Philip Roth, sumo expert Doreen Simmons, judge Khurshid Drabu, writer and publisher June Milne.
Photo: Philip Roth
Julian Worricker on:
Beth Chatto, the gardener and writer regarded as one of the most influential horticulturists of the past 50 years
The multiple award-winning American novelist, Philip Roth...author of Portnoy's Complaint and American Pastoral
Doreen Simmons, who moved to Japan in her forties and became an authority on sumo wrestling
Britain's first Muslim judge, Khurshid Drabu, described as a pioneer in promoting community cohesion
And June Milne, writer, publisher, and trusted guardian of the works of independent Ghana's first leader, Kwame Nkrumah.
Archive clips from: The Cancer of Betrayal, 03/03/07 Radio 4; Woman's Hour, 18/08/08 Radio 4; Gardening Gurus, 30/01/00 Radio 4; Front Row, 27/06/11 Radio 4; The World Tonight, 15/07/05 Radio 4; Sumo wrestling commentary, NHK TV.
Born 27 June 1923; died 13 May 2018, aged 94.
Last Word spoke to her granddaughter Julia Boulton, and gardening expert Pippa Greenwood.
Born 19 March 1933; died 22 May 2018, aged 85.
Last Word spoke to journalist and broadcaster Michael Carlson.
Born 29 May 1932; died 23 April 2018, aged 85.
Last Word spoke to her friend and fellow sumo commentator Stuart Varnam- Atkin.
Born 8 March 1946; died 20 April 2018, aged 72.
Last Word spoke to his friend and former Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, Sir Iqbal Sacranie OBE.
Born 1920; died 7 May 2018, aged 98.
Last Word spoke to Solomon Kakembo, Director of Panaf Books.
|Interviewed Guest||Julia Boulton|
|Interviewed Guest||Pippa Greenwood|
|Interviewed Guest||Michael Carlson|
|Interviewed Guest||Stuart Varnam-Atkin|
|Interviewed Guest||Iqbal Sacranie|
|Interviewed Guest||Solomon Kakembo|