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Sat 16 May 2015
Mark Coles profiles veteran American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.
Sat 9 May 2015
Mark Coles profiles Sir Christopher Geidt, private secretary to the Queen.
Sat 2 May 2015
Edward Stourton profiles Loretta Lynch, newly appointed to the job of US attorney general.
Sat 25 Apr 2015
Mark Coles profiles Aidan Turner, the Irish actor playing Poldark.
Sat 18 Apr 2015
Mark Coles profiles snooker legend Ronnie 'The Rocket' O'Sullivan.
Sat 11 Apr 2015
The four brightly coloured, furry children's television stars who are making a comeback.
Sat 4 Apr 2015
The South African comedian set to take over from Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.
Sat 28 Mar 2015
Mark Coles profiles the Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood.
Sat 21 Mar 2015
Becky Milligan profiles Italy's famous couture couple Dolce & Gabbana.
Sat 14 Mar 2015
Nigel Dodds, the DUP's leader at Westminster, is a possible post-election kingmaker.
Sat 7 Mar 2015
Iranian General Qassem Suleimani, possibly the most powerful operative in the Middle East.
Sat 28 Feb 2015
Mark Coles profiles the Green leader Natalie Bennett after her rocky campaign launch.
Sat 21 Feb 2015
Mark Coles profiles the flamboyant and hugely important Greek finance minister.
Sat 14 Feb 2015
Mark Coles profiles the former HSBC boss and trade minister Lord Green.
Sat 13 Dec 2014
Chris Bowlby profiles the anti-poverty campaigner and veteran Labour MP Frank Field.
Sat 6 Dec 2014
Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan, the anthropologist with the explosive temper.
Sat 29 Nov 2014
Mark Coles profiles the refugee from Bosnia as she takes her seat in the House of Lords.
Sat 22 Nov 2014
Jo Fidgen profiles Grace Mugabe, the first lady of Zimbabwe.
Sat 15 Nov 2014
An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Sat 8 Nov 2014
Mark Coles profiles Senator Rand Paul, a likely Republican challenger for the White House.
Sat 1 Nov 2014
The Hollywood film director Christopher Nolan is profiled by Mark Coles.
Sat 25 Oct 2014
Migration Watch UK founder Sir Andrew Green's elevation to the House of Lords.
Sat 18 Oct 2014
Becky Milligan on Richard Flanagan, the fourth Australian to win the Man Booker Prize.
Sat 11 Oct 2014
Ed Stourton profiles Douglas Carswell, the first elected UKIP MP.
Sat 4 Oct 2014
Mark Coles profiles White Dee, the controversial star of Channel 4's Benefits Street.
Sat 27 Sep 2014
The story of Ricky Tomlinson, top TV actor with a controversial trade union past.
Sat 20 Sep 2014
Mark Coles profiles Shane Smith, Ottawa punk rocker-turned-media mogul.
Sat 13 Sep 2014
How did Jack Ma become one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs?
Sat 6 Sep 2014
Edward Stourton profiles Rona Fairhead, the woman nominated to chair the BBC Trust.
Sat 30 Aug 2014
Edward Stourton profiles the Ukrainian president.
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