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Barbara Thompson on 24 hours in A&E

Barbara Thompson on 24 hours in A&E

Channel 4Barbara Thompson will feature in an edition of 24 hours in A&E on Channel 4, broadcast on Wednesday, 7th October, at 9 pm. The TV programme acknowledges Barbara’s ongoing battle with Parkinson’s Disease, but more pertinently addresses a new heart condition, and touches upon the untimely death of her husband Jon Hiseman in 2018. The programme looks at the experience of two other patients, Barbara’s segment is narrated by her daughter, Ana Gracey. This very poignant episode puts focus on this new threat to her health, but also celebrates the force of nature that she has been throughout her life and career, including footage from her Live ’05 DVD, and even features a brief segment playing her soprano at home. This incredible dynamism is in full effect in the music contained within Live at the BBC, and in her autobiography.

One Response

  1. Lindsay Tosh says:

    Enormous dignity and abiding strength. Inspiring. Great musician, great lady.

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