Antony Hewish (pictured), Roger Michell, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Jane Powell
Matthew Bannister on
Antony Hewish, the radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for his work on discovering pulsars.
Roger Michell, the film, theatre and TV director who brought us Notting Hill, The Buddha of Suburbia and Persuasion.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the President of Algeria for more than twenty years, who was ousted from power after trying to secure a fifth term in office.
And Jane Powell, the American actor, singer and dancer who starred in many classic film musicals in the 1940s and 50s.
Producer: Neil George
Interviewed guest: Astronomer Royal Lord Rees
Interviewed guest: Michael Rowan-Robinson
Interviewed guest: Jeremy Sams
Interviewed guest: David Benedict
Interviewed guest: Maher Mezahi
Archive clips used: Web of Stories, Antony Hewish interview 01/08/2017; New York Times, Almost Famous - The Silent Pulse of the Universe 27/07/2021; Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Notting Hill (film) 1999; BBC Radio 3, The Essay – Roger Michell 06/05/2016; BBC 2, Downtown Lagos 07/10/1992; Paramount/Scott Rudin, Changing Lanes (film) 2002; BBC/Millésime Productions/WGBH, Jane Austen’s Persuasion (tv series) 1995; YouTube, From Our Mountains – revolution song; BBC Newsnight, Algerian Elections 15/04/1999; BBC World Service, This Week and Africa – Algeria Referendum 18/09/1999; BBC Radio 4, Today – Algerian Elections 09/04/2009; HBO/VICE News, The Youth-Led Protests That Forced Algeria's President To Not Run Again 13/03/2019; SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Conversation with Jane Powell 02/12/1997; Charles R. Rogers Productions, Song of the Open Road (trailer) 1944; NBC RADIO, The Big Show 12/11/1950.