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Lady Coleridge, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Jacqueline Pearce, Lord Thomas of Macclesfield, Stan Brock

Matthew Bannister on nurse and explorer Lady Coleridge, Afghan warlord Jalaluddin Haqqani, actor Jacqueline Pearce, banker Lord Thomas and cowboy and philanthropist Stan Brock.

Pictured: Jacqueline Pearce

Matthew Bannister on

Lady Coleridge, the nurse and adventurer who explored the Congo river with Colonel John Blashford-Snell. He pays tribute.

Jalaluddin Haqqani, the Afghan warlord who was backed by the CIA to fight the Soviets but sided with the Taliban after the civil war.

Jacqueline Pearce, the actor best known for playing villains in "Blake's Seven" and "Dr Who".

Lord Thomas, the Chief Executive who introduced ethical banking at the Co-op.

And Stan Brock , the cowboy and pilot who provided free health care to thousands in the USA.

Producer: Neil George.

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28 minutes

Lady Coleridge

Born 24 July 1947; died 12 August 2018 aged 71.

Matthew spoke to her daughter, Vanessa Coleridge and to her friend and fellow explorer, Colonel Blashford Snell.

Jalaluddin Haqqani

Born 1939, death announced 3 September 2018.

Matthew spoke to Sana Safi, Afghan broadcast journalist for the World Service.

Jacqueline Pearce

Born 20 December 1943; died 3 September 2018 aged 74.

Fan Matthew Sweet pays tribute.

Lord Thomas of Macclesfield

Born 19 October 1937; died 1 July 2018 aged 80.

Matthew spoke to his friend and former colleague, Malcolm Hurlston.

Stan Brock

Born 21 April 1936; died 29 August 2018 aged 82.


Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Bannister
Interviewed Guest Vanessa Coleridge
Interviewed Guest John Bashford-Snell
Interviewed Guest Sana Safi
Interviewed Guest Malcolm Hurlston
Participant Matthew Sweet
Producer Neil George