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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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