4/9 Travel writer Dervla Murphy discusses the life of another woman traveller, Freya Stark.
BBC Radio 4
3/9 George Galloway chooses British poet and political activist John Cornford.
2/9 David Miliband discusses the life of Joe Slovo, a leading member of the ANC.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
1/9 Andrew Motion champions the life of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate for over 40 years