Matthew Bannister on a film editor, a historian, a doctor, a video game pioneer, a trainer
John Ashdown-Hill, Anne Coates OBE, Dr Davida Coady, Samuel F 'Ted' Dabney, Brendan Ingle
Peter Stringfellow, Graham Corbett, Kate Spade, Lord John Julius Norwich, Eli Avivi
Tina Daheley on a nightclub owner, a businessman, a fashion designer and a historian.
Peter Mayer, Professor Celia Brackenridge OBE, Anthony Bourdain, Leslie Grantham, Teddy Johnson
Tina Daheley on a publisher, a sports scientist, a chef, an actor and a singer.
Gennady Rozhdestvensky CBE, Maria Bueno, Gena Turgel, Zhao Kangmin, Leo Sarkisian
Matthew Bannister on a conductor, a tennis player, a holocaust survivor, an archaeologist.
Joe Jackson, Paul Lamplugh OBE, Myrtle Allen, Daisy Kadibil, Paddy Feeny
Matthew Bannister on a manager, a campaigner, a chef, an escapee and a broadcaster.
Dame Gillian Lynne, Peter Firmin, Reinhard Hardegen, Alan Longmuir
Matthew Bannister on a choreographer, an animator, a U-boat captain and a pop star.
Lord Carrington, Karen Finch, Claude Lanzmann, Harlan Ellison
Matthew Bannister on a politician, a textile conservator, a film maker and a writer.
Oliver Knussen CBE, Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE, Sam Chisholm, Steve Ditko, Anna Sándor de Kénos
Julian Worricker on a musician, an anthropologist, a media boss, an artist, an aristocrat.
Charles Gimingham, Felicia Langer, Julian Tudor Hart, Anne Olivier Popham Bell, Adrian Cronauer
Julian Worricker on an ecologist, a lawyer, a doctor, an editor, and a disc jockey.
Mary Ellis, Shinobu Hashimoto, Dr William McBride AO, CBE, Dr Lincoln Brower, Mahendra Kaul
Matthew Bannister on a pilot, a screenwriter, a doctor, a lepidopterist and a broadcaster.
Tony Bullimore, Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, Barry Chuckle, June Jacobs, Tommy Peoples
Matthew Bannister on a yachtsman, a campaigner, a comedian, an activist, a fiddle player.
Aretha Franklin, VS Naipaul, Winston Ntshona, Nan Joyce
Matthew Bannister on an author, an activist, an actor and a singer.
Kofi Annan, Janice Tchalenko, Hugh Synge, Helen MacLeod, Hettie Williams
Julian Worricker on a diplomat, a ceramicist, a botanist, a harpist and a teacher.
Lindsay Kemp, John Calder, Hilary Lister, John Calcutt, Neil Simon
Julian Worricker on a dancer, a publisher, a sailor, an academic and a playwright.
Burt Reynolds, Lord Peter Melchett, Rita Borsellino, Ajit Wadekar
Matthew Bannister on a film star, an environmentalist, a campaigner, a cricketer.
Lady Coleridge, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Jacqueline Pearce, Lord Thomas of Macclesfield, Stan Brock
Matthew Bannister on a nurse, a warlord, an actor, a banker and a cowboy.
Denis Norden, Diane Leather, Johnny Kingdom, Fenella Fielding
Andrea Catherwood on a comedy writer, an athlete, a wildlife expert and an actress.
Chas Hodges, MJ Long, Arthur Mitchell, Rick Turner, Rachid Taha
Matthew Bannister on a musician, an architect, a dancer, an archaeologist and a singer.
Charles Aznavour, Dr Charles Kao, Elizabeth de Mauny Wainwright, John Cunliffe
Matthew Bannister on a singer, a physicist, a journalist and a writer
Ray Galton, Professor Gerald Russell, Evelyn Anthony, Sir Roger Gibbs, Montserrat Caballé
Matthew Bannister on a comedy writer, a psychiatrist, a novelist, a financier, a singer
Paul Allen, Dr Mary Midgley, Leon Lederman, Roger Mainwood
Matthew Bannister on an entrepreneur, a philosopher, a particle physicist and an animator.
Anthea Bell OBE, Captain Michael Howard, Baroness Hollis of Heigham, Cicely Berry CBE, Tony Hiller
Matthew Bannister on a translator, an army officer, a peer, a voice coach and a songwriter
Wanda Ferragamo, Wim Kok, Ntozake Shange, Mohamed Sahnoun, Keith Killby
Matthew Bannister on a businesswoman, a politician, a writer, a diplomat and a pacifist.
Lord Heywood, Pamela Lonsdale, Sangharakshita, Tom Jago, Francis Lai
Matthew Bannister on a civil servant, a producer, a Buddhist, a marketeer and a composer.
Aubrey Manning, Max Levitas, Babs Beverley, Janet Paisley, Stan Lee
Matthew Bannister on a naturalist, a Communist, a singer, a writer, a comic book creator.
John Large, William Goldman, Dr Sarah Ntiro, Richard Baker, Patsy Rodgers
Matthew Bannister on a screenwriter, an engineer, a broadcaster, a campaigner and a king.
Baroness Trumpington, Roy Bailey, Chief Inspector Henry Stevens GC, Bernardo Bertolucci
Matthew Bannister on a baroness, a singer, a police officer and a film director.
Harry Leslie Smith, Pete Shelley, Monica Sims, Professor Wendy Atkin OBE, Ivan March
Matthew Bannister on a campaigner, a singer, a BBC manager, an epidemiologist, a critic
Peter Boizot, Judith Kazantzis, Sir Sze-Yuen Chung, Sister Cecylia Roszak, Scott English
Matthew Bannister on a businessman, a poet, a politician, a nun and a songwriter.
Sir David Weatherall, Penny Marshall, Evelyn Berezin, Zhores Medvedev, Nancy Wilson
Matthew Bannister on a haematologist, a film director, an inventor, a dissident, a singer
Sister Wendy Beckett, Nicolas Roeg, Inge Borkh, Professor Sir Aaron Klug, Geoff Emerick
Julian Worricker on an art historian, a director, a singer, a scientist, a sound engineer.
Dame June Whitfield, Sir Jack Zunz, Thomas Baptiste, David Austin OBE, Karre Mastanamma
Matthew Bannister on an actress, an engineer, an actor, a rosarian and a cook.
Nancy Roman, Ralph Koltai CBE, Julia Grant, Jin Yong, Norman Gimbel
Matthew Bannister on an astronomer, a designer, a transgender activist and a writer.
Joe Casely-Hayford, Judge Nicholas Crichton, Professor Sophie Oluwole, Professor Paul O’Brien CBE, Carol Channing
Matthew Bannister on a designer, a judge, a philosopher, a nanotechnologist and a singer.
Hugh McIlvanney, Jennie Buckman, John Beavis, David Pritchard
Matthew Bannister on a sports writer, a theatre director, a surgeon and a producer.
Jeremy Hardy, Diana Athill OBE, Sir Conrad Swan, Michel Legrand
Julian Worricker on a comedian, an editor, a herald and a composer.
Rosamunde Pilcher OBE, Hugh Lewin, Lamia Al-Gailani, Dr Stewart Adams OBE, Dr Adam Watson
Andrea Catherwood on an activist, a pharmacist, an ecologist, an archaeologist, an author
Gordon Banks OBE, Vikki Orvice, David Garman OBE, Mary Oliver, Albert Finney
Matthew Bannister on a goalkeeper, a sportswriter, an inventor, a poet and an actor.
Lady Falkender, Karl Lagerfeld, John Stalker, Andrea Levy, Peter Tork
A political secretary, a designer, a police officer, an author and a pop star.
André Previn KBE, John Haynes OBE, Tony Mendez, Lady Grantchester
Matthew Bannister on a conductor, a publisher, a spy and a businesswoman.
France-Albert Rene, Simon Norton, Belle Tutaev, Dr Ian Adamson OBE, Keith Flint
Matthew Bannister on a President, a mathematician, a campaigner, a historian, a singer
Professor Mike Oliver, Jacques Loussier, Professor Richard Lacey, The Reverend Ruth Scott
Matthew Bannister on a disability rights activist, a pianist, a microbiologist, a vicar.
Gillian Freeman, Sir Peter Hutchison, Sister Dorothy Bell, Dick Dale
Matthew Bannister on a writer, a botanist, a nun and a guitarist.
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