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Last Word
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme, telling the life stories of those who have died recently
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 248 ratings
Last Word
I love this podcast, inspiring, fascinating, informative. The very best of listening
24gizzy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/18/20
A beautiful listen
I think this is my favourite podcast. It’s just so lovely and interesting to hear the varied lives of people I have heard and many who I have not.
Shimizu18 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/20/19
❤️ this Podcast
It’s sad we only hear some details about people after they pass; but this podcast is a lovely farewell to the good and bad 😘
kelly via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/08/19
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Published 01/21/22
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Published 01/21/22
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