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  1. 01/11/2014

    Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2014

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  2. Sir Andrew Green

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

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2014

  3. Richard Flanagan

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

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2014

  4. Douglas Carswell

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

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2014

  5. White Dee

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

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2014

  6. Ricky Tomlinson

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

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2014

  7. Shane Smith

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

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

  8. Jack Ma

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

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2014

  9. Rona Fairhead

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

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2014

  10. Petro Poroshenko

    Edward Stourton profiles the Ukrainian president.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2014

  11. Nicholas Macpherson

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

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2014

  12. Haider al-Abadi

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

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2014

  13. Karren Brady

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

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2014

  14. Radoslaw Sikorski

    Becky Milligan profiles the Polish foreign minister, Radoslaw Sikorski.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2014

  15. Mazher Mahmood

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

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2014

  16. Nicky Morgan

    Mark Coles profiles the new education secretary, Nicky Morgan.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2014

  17. Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

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

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2014

  18. Elizabeth Warren

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

    First broadcast: 10 May 2014

  19. Amal Alamuddin

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

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

  20. The Glazer Family

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

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

  21. Sajid Javid

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

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

  22. Narendra Modi

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

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  23. Sir Alan Ayckbourn

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

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

  24. Noah

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

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

  25. Matteo Renzi

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

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

  26. Rupert Harrison

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

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

  27. Vladimir Putin

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

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

  28. Janet Yellen

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

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2014

  29. Idris Elba

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

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2013

  30. Vitali Klitschko

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

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2013

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