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  1. Elizabeth Jane Howard

    Discussing her life and work, the author explains why her novels are hard to write.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2015

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  2. Frank Field

    Chris Bowlby profiles the anti-poverty campaigner and veteran Labour MP Frank Field.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2014

  3. Ashraf Ghani

    Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan, the anthropologist with the explosive temper.

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2014

  4. Arminka Helic

    Mark Coles profiles the refugee from Bosnia as she takes her seat in the House of Lords.

    First broadcast: 29 Nov 2014

  5. Grace Mugabe

    Jo Fidgen profiles Grace Mugabe, the first lady of Zimbabwe.

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2014

  6. Benedict Cumberbatch

    An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.

    First broadcast: 15 Nov 2014

  7. Rand Paul

    Mark Coles profiles Senator Rand Paul, a likely Republican challenger for the White House.

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2014

  8. Christopher Nolan

    The Hollywood film director Christopher Nolan is profiled by Mark Coles.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2014

  9. Sir Andrew Green

    Migration Watch UK founder Sir Andrew Green's elevation to the House of Lords.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2014

  10. Richard Flanagan

    Becky Milligan on Richard Flanagan, the fourth Australian to win the Man Booker Prize.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2014

  11. Douglas Carswell

    Ed Stourton profiles Douglas Carswell, the first elected UKIP MP.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2014

  12. White Dee

    Mark Coles profiles White Dee, the controversial star of Channel 4's Benefits Street.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2014

  13. Ricky Tomlinson

    The story of Ricky Tomlinson, top TV actor with a controversial trade union past.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2014

  14. Shane Smith

    Mark Coles profiles Shane Smith, Ottawa punk rocker-turned-media mogul.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

  15. Jack Ma

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

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2014

  16. Rona Fairhead

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

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2014

  17. Petro Poroshenko

    Edward Stourton profiles the Ukrainian president.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2014

  18. Nicholas Macpherson

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

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2014

  19. Haider al-Abadi

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

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2014

  20. Karren Brady

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

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2014

  21. Radoslaw Sikorski

    Becky Milligan profiles the Polish foreign minister, Radoslaw Sikorski.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2014

  22. Mazher Mahmood

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

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2014

  23. Nicky Morgan

    Mark Coles profiles the new education secretary, Nicky Morgan.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2014

  24. Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

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

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2014

  25. Elizabeth Warren

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

    First broadcast: 10 May 2014

  26. Amal Alamuddin

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

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

  27. The Glazer Family

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

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

  28. Sajid Javid

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

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

  29. Narendra Modi

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

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  30. Sir Alan Ayckbourn

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

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

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