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  1. 03/05/2014

    Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

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  2. The Glazer Family

    Jo Fidgen profiles the Glazer family, American owners of Manchester United.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

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  3. Sajid Javid

    Mark Coles presents a profile of Sajid Javid, the new Cabinet culture secretary.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

  4. Narendra Modi

    Ritula Shah presents a profile of Indian prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  5. Sir Alan Ayckbourn

    Alan Ayckbourn is a celebrated comedy playwright. But what is behind his acerbic wit?

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

  6. Noah

    As a new Hollywood film version opens, Mark Coles profiles the character of Noah.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

  7. Matteo Renzi

    Edward Stourton asks if Matteo Renzi, Italy's dynamic new PM, can fulfil his promises.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

  8. Rupert Harrison

    Ahead of the budget, a profile of Rupert Harrison, the man some call the 'real chancellor'

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

  9. Vladimir Putin

    Mary Ann Sieghart explores what has shaped Vladimir Putin's view of the world.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

  10. Janet Yellen

    Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Janet Yellen, Obama's choice to lead the US Federal Reserve.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2014

  11. Idris Elba

    Chris Bowlby profiles actor Idris Elba, who plays Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom.

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2013

  12. Vitali Klitschko

    Mark Coles profiles world boxing champion turned Ukrainian politician, Vitali Klitschko.

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2013

  13. Michelle Bachelet

    Edward Stourton profiles Michelle Bachelet, former and perhaps future president of Chile.

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2013

  14. Tom Daley

    Mark Coles profiles British Olympic diver Tom Daley.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2013

  15. Nicola Sturgeon

    Lesley Curwen profiles Nicola Sturgeon, a key figure in Scotland's push for independence.

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2013

  16. Bill de Blasio

    Mark Coles profiles the radical New York mayor-elect, Bill de Blasio.

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2013

  17. Sachin Tendulkar

    Tim Franks profiles the man who embodied the Indian dream, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2013

  18. Alison Saunders

    Becky Milligan profiles Alison Saunders, the new Director of Public Prosecutions.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2013

  19. Jim Ratcliffe

    Jo Fidgen profiles Jim Ratcliffe, billionaire boss of the Grangemouth petrochemical plant.

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2013

  20. Andrew Mitchell

    Becky Milligan profiles the man at the centre of the so-called 'Plebgate' scandal.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2013

  21. Rufus Norris

    Mary Ann Sieghart presents a biographical sketch of British theatre director Rufus Norris.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2013

  22. Maajid Nawaz

    Mark Coles presents a profile of the co-founder of counter-extremism think tank Quilliam.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2013

  23. Paul Dacre

    Mark Coles presents a profile of Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2013

  24. Hassan Rouhani

    Mary Ann Sieghart asks, is Hassan Rouhani a completely new kind of Iranian leader?

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2013

  25. Billy Connolly

    Mark Coles explores how comedian Billy Connolly has tackled adversity with humour.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2013

  26. Sergei Lavrov

    Mark Coles profiles Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2013

  27. Angela Merkel

    Chris Bowlby profiles German chancellor Angela Merkel, as she campaigns for a third term.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2013

  28. John Kerry

    Mark Coles explores the life and motivations of the US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2013

  29. General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

    Edward Stourton profiles the head of Egypt's Armed Forces, General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2013

  30. Mo Farah

    Jane Deith profiles the double Olympic and World champion, Mo Farah.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2013

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