Lord Sainsbury, David Stuart, Elizabeth Selby, Ronnie Spector (pictured)
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Matthew Bannister on Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover who led the expansion of the family grocery business during the 1970s and 80s. David Stuart, the former gay escort and drug dealer who turned his life around and became a much loved support worker and advocate for the LGBT community. Elizabeth Selby, who with her husband ran one of the UK’s most successful photographic agencies, supplying pictures to newspapers and magazines around the world. And Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes and wife of the notorious music producer Phil Spector. Producer: Neil George Interviewed guest: Sir Timothy Sainsbury Interviewed guest: Adam Leyland Interviewed guest: Matthew Hodson Interviewed guest: John Selby Interviewed guest: Herbie Knott Archive clips used: Sainsburys, Jamie Oliver Advert 2003; BBC Archive, Woman's Hour - Centenary of J. Sainsbury Ltd 18/04/1969; BBC Radio 4, The Fall & Rise of Reginald Perrin: The Manipulators 29/01/1980; .NOBI Films, hu.mans: David Stuart 2016; David Stuart YouTube Channel, Why chemsex support doesn't belong in traditional addiction services 30/12/2021; BBC 6 Music, Lauren Laverne with Ronnie Spector 15/06/2016; BBC Radio 2, Tycoon of Teen 21/12/1996.
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