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  1. 20/09/2014

    Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

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  2. Jack Ma

    How did Jack Ma become one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs?

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2014

  3. Rona Fairhead

    Edward Stourton profiles Rona Fairhead, the woman nominated to chair the BBC Trust.

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2014

  4. Petro Poroshenko

    Edward Stourton profiles the Ukrainian president.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2014

  5. Nicholas Macpherson

    Sir Nicholas Macpherson, treasury supremo and key figure in the Scots independence debate.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2014

  6. Haider al-Abadi

    Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister-designate.

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2014

  7. Karren Brady

    The life and times of Karren Brady, successful in business and now rising political star.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2014

  8. Radoslaw Sikorski

    Becky Milligan profiles the Polish foreign minister, Radoslaw Sikorski.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2014

  9. Mazher Mahmood

    Edward Stourton profiles journalist Mazher Mahmood, the so-called 'fake sheikh'.

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2014

  10. Nicky Morgan

    Mark Coles profiles the new education secretary, Nicky Morgan.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2014

  11. Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

    A profile of Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, head of a major new enquiry into abuse allegations.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2014

  12. Elizabeth Warren

    Could Elizabeth Warren be the next president of the United States of America?

    First broadcast: 10 May 2014

  13. Amal Alamuddin

    London barrister Amal Alamuddin has become engaged to George Clooney. But who is she?

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

  14. The Glazer Family

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

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

  15. Sajid Javid

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

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

  16. Narendra Modi

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

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  17. Sir Alan Ayckbourn

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

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

  18. Noah

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

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

  19. Matteo Renzi

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

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

  20. Rupert Harrison

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

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

  21. Vladimir Putin

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

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

  22. Janet Yellen

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

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2014

  23. Idris Elba

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

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2013

  24. Vitali Klitschko

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

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2013

  25. Michelle Bachelet

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

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2013

  26. Tom Daley

    Mark Coles profiles British Olympic diver Tom Daley.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2013

  27. Nicola Sturgeon

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

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2013

  28. Bill de Blasio

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

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2013

  29. Sachin Tendulkar

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

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2013

  30. Alison Saunders

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

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2013

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