Oliver Knussen CBE, Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE, Sam Chisholm, Steve Ditko, Anna Sándor de Kénos
Julian Worricker on musician Oliver Knussen, anthropologist Barbara Harrell-Bond, media executive Sam Chisholm, artist Steve Ditko, Transylvanian aristocrat Anna Sandor de Kenos.
Pictured: Oliver Knussen
Julian Worricker on:
British composer and conductor, Oliver Knussen, described as a towering figure in contemporary music....
Barbara Harrell-Bond, who founded and then directed the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University....
The media executive, Sam Chisholm, who drove the development of multi-channel television in Britain....
Steve Ditko, the American artist and writer best known as co-creator of the Marvel Comics superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange...
and the last Transylvanian aristocrat to have lived through the communist purges, Anna Sandor de Kenos.
Archive clips from: Jonathan Ross in Search of Steve Ditko, BBC Four, 16/09/07; Music Matters, Radio 3, 09/07/18; Horizon: Exodus, BBC Two, 06/03/95; Breakfast Time, BBC One, 05/01/89.
Oliver Knussen CBE
Born 12 June 1952; died 8 July 2018, aged 66.
Last Word spoke to Sir Nicholas Kenyon CBE, Managing Director of the Barbican Centre.
Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE
Born 7 November 1932; died 11 July 2018, aged 85.
Last Word spoke to Professor Roger Zetter, Emeritus Professor and former Director of the Refugee Studies Centre; and Dr Laura Hammond of SOAS, her friend, colleague and former student.
Born 8 October 1939; died 9 July 2018, aged 78.
Last Word spoke to Raymond Snoddy, journalist, television presenter, author and media commentator.
Born 2 November 1927; died 29 June 2018, aged 90.
Writer Michael Carlson pays tribute.
Anna Sándor de Kénos
Born 21 March 1921; died 18 May 2018, aged 97.
Last Word spoke to her friend, writer Dr Michael O'Sullivan.
|Interviewed Guest||Nicholas Kenyon|
|Interviewed Guest||Roger Zetter|
|Interviewed Guest||Laura Hammond|
|Interviewed Guest||Raymond Snoddy|
|Interviewed Guest||Michael Carlson|
|Interviewed Guest||Michael O'Sullivan|