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Sister Wendy Beckett, Nicolas Roeg, Inge Borkh, Professor Sir Aaron Klug, Geoff Emerick

Julian Worricker on art historian Sister Wendy Beckett, director Nicolas Roeg, operatic singer Inge Borkh, scientist Professor Sir Aaron Klug and sound engineer Geoff Emerick.

Pictured: Sister Wendy Beckett

Julian Worricker on:

The nun, Sister Wendy Beckett, who became an unlikely television star when she brought her knowledge of the history of art to the small screen...

Nicolas Roeg, the film director behind such classics as Don't Look Now and The Man Who Fell to Earth...

The German soprano, Inge Borkh, described as one of the most exciting operatic performers of her era...

The Nobel prize winning scientist, Professor Sir Aaron Klug, credited with ground-breaking work on the structure of viruses...

And Geoff Emerick, a recording engineer regarded as the technical genius behind the sound of the Beatles...

Producer: Paula McGinley

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28 minutes

Sister Wendy Beckett

Born 25 February 1930; died 26 December 2018, aged 88

Last Word spoke to friend and book publicist, Gina Rozner 

Nicolas Roeg

Born 15 August 1928; died 23 November 2018, aged 90

Last Word spoke to actress, Jenny Agutter

Inge Borkh

Born 26 May 1921; died 26 August 2018, aged 97
Last Word spoke to opera professional, Roger Pines 

Professor Sir Aaron Klug

Born 11 August 1926; died  20 November 2018, aged 92

Last Word spoke to his son David Klug

Geoff Emerick

Born 5 December 1945; died 2 October 2018, aged 72

Last Word spoke to sound engineer, Dave Harries