Currently (at 25th March 2018) on the BBC Radio Iplayer: BBC Radio 4 Extra - A Tribute to Leslie Howard BBC Home Service tribute to 'Gone with the Wind' film star, Leslie Howard, broadcast to mark his tragic wartime death on 1st June 1943 - when his flight from Lisbon to London came under attack from enemy aircraft. The plane went missing and was assumed lost. Born on 3rd April 1893, Howard started as a bank clerk, but went on to become a huge cinema box office draw in the 1930s. Writer JB Priestley, who broadcast with Howard many times, pays tribute. Narrator: Joseph MacLeod Written by Basil Woon. Producer: Laurence Gilliam First broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 6th June 1943.