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Alongside radio programmer Monica Sims, Pete Shelley (quick turnaround on that one), colon cancer expert Dr Wendy Atkin (who died of leukaemia)  and classical music critic Ivan March. 

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Bit behind on this thread

 

14th December 2018

Peter Boizot

Judith Kazantzis

Sir Sze-Yuen Cung

Sr. Cecylia Roszak

Scott English

 

21st December 2018

Sir David Weatherall

Penny Marshall

Evelyn Berezin

Zhores Medvedev

Nancy Wilson

 

28th December 2018

Sister Wendy Beckett

Inge Borkh

Nicolas Roeg

Sir Aaron Klug

Geoff Emerick

 

 

4th January 2019

Dame June Whitfield

Jack Zunz - designer of the Sydney Opera House

Thomas Baptiste

David Austin - rosarian

Karre Mastanamma - YouTube chef, allegedly 106.

 

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Today's lot:

 

Nancy Roman

Born 16 May 1925; died 25 December 2018, aged 93.

Last Word spoke to Kimberly Kowal Arcand, the Visualization Lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, and astronomy journalist Dr Stuart Clark.

Ralph Koltai CBE

Born 31 July 1924; died 15 December 2018, aged 94.

Last Word spoke to The Stage critic Michael Quinn and director Professor Pamela Howard OBE.

Julia Grant

Born 21 September 1954; died 2 January 2019, aged 64.

Last Word spoke to her brother Gary Roberts, and former BBC television executive and commissioner David Pearson.

Jin Yong

Born 1924; died 30 October 2018, aged 94.

Last Word spoke to translator Anna Holmwood.

Norman Gimbel

 

 

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designer Joe Casely-Hayford, judge Nicholas Crichton, philosopher Sophie Oluwole, nanotechnologist Paul O'Brien and singer Carol Channing.

 

This weeks lot.

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11 hours ago, msc said:

designer Joe Casely-Hayford, judge Nicholas Crichton, philosopher Sophie Oluwole, nanotechnologist Paul O'Brien and singer Carol Channing.

 

This weeks lot.

Carol excepted that is slim pickings

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As an example of just how bad things are at the moment this week's line up is

Sydney Brenner

Dan Robbins

Edda Tasiemka

Ian McDonald 

 

No me neither

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Bit of a line up or line down this week:

 

Grand Duke Jean

Terry Rawlings

Neus Catala

Heather Harper

Peter Mayhew

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The two episodes in between the two mentioned before:

 

A week ago:

Lyra McKee

Una-Mary Parker

Mira Markovic

Doreen Spooner

Edward Kelsey

 

Two weeks ago:

David Thouless

Nadja Poderegin

Ian Cognito

Dr. Michael O'Donnell

Les Reed

 

Meh...

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Lawdy.

 

Winnie Jordan

Richard Green

Karol Modzelewski

Liz Howe

John Singleton.

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On 03/05/2019 at 18:47, gcreptile said:

The two episodes in between the two mentioned before:

 

A week ago:

Lyra McKee

Una-Mary Parker

Mira Markovic

Doreen Spooner

Edward Kelsey

 

Two weeks ago:

David Thouless

Nadja Poderegin

Ian Cognito

Dr. Michael O'Donnell

Les Reed

 

Meh...

 

Not been keeping up too well with this of late.

 

Ian Cognito - fair play to them on that one

 

Bet McKee caused some scurrying in the office that week - not like they had a neatly prepared package for her, eh?

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Friday's selection:

 

Doris Day

Brian Walden

Dorothy Rowe

Lorraine Warren

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We're A-list this week: Lauda, Kerr, IM Pei, Wouk.

 

EDIT - And the Alabama 3 guy.

 

 

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18 hours ago, msc said:

We're A-list this week: Lauda, Kerr, IM Pei, Wouk.

 

EDIT - And the Alabama 3 guy.

 

 

Can't have been many weeks where 2 centenarians were covered.

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This week:

 

Murray Gell-Mann

Nan Winton

James W McCord

Gregory Gray aka Mary Cigarettes

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1 hour ago, YoungWillz said:

This week:

 

Murray Gell-Mann

Nan Winton

James W McCord

Gregory Gray aka Mary Cigarettes

Death Shortage this week - McCord death has been known a month and Gray died over a month ago.

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No Paul Darrow on the show today WTactualF?????????

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Matthew Sweet tweeted that he had recorded a piece on Paul Darrow. So barring the deaths of all of Kirk Douglas, Olivia de Havilland, Prince Philip and Vera Lynn today he should be on tomorrow.

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Worry not, Biblio.

 

John Tidmarsh OBE

Born 13 August 1928; died 30 May 2019, aged 90.

Last Word spoke to producer Bob Chaundy and journalist John McCarthy.

Sylvia Denman

Born 16 September 1932; died 1 May 2019, aged 86.

Last Word spoke to barrister Daniel Stilitz QC, and barrister Lincoln Crawford OBE, Law Employment and Discrimination Specialist.

Paul Darrow

Born 2 May 1941; died 3 June 2019, aged 78.

Matthew Sweet pays tribute.

Sheila Turner

Born 28 September 1937; died 3 June 2019, aged 81.

Last Word spoke to Marian Reed, Chair of Thyroid Patient Advocacy (TPAUK).  

Leon Redbone

Born 26 August 1949; died 30 May 2019, aged 69.

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