Jeff Randall nominates the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Penelope Keith nominates the masters of classless entertainment Morecambe and Wise.
DJ Annie Nightingale nominates the late comic Marty Feldman.
Writer and actress Helen Lederer nominates the writer-poet Dorothy Parker.
Historian and broadcaster Adam Hart-Davis nominates the author Nevil Shute.
Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of the National Trust, nominates Beatrix Potter.
Historian and author Derek Wilson proposes 16th century politician Thomas Cromwell.
Robert Thomson maps the rise and fall of the reforming Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang.
Francine Stock presents a discussion about the Soviet writer Vasily Grossman.
Composer Howard Goodall champions the composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
Francine Stock presents a discussion about the Glaswegian psychiatrist R D Laing.
Writer Kathy Lette proposes Mae West, the iconic Hollywood actress.
Francine Stock presents a discussion about the first Duke of Wellington.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan for great life status.
Amanda Vickery and Jenny Uglow discuss the life of the Elizabeth Gaskell.
Lawyer Yvonne Brown nominates the pan-African Nationalist leader Marcus Garvey.
Martin Smith, the Chairman of English National Opera proposes John D Rockefeller.
Francine Stock presents the biographical details of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's great life.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates the writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
Times journalist Valerie Grove nominates the 'Peanuts' cartoonist Charles M Schulz.
Comedian Linda Smith nominates Ian Dury.
Feminist campaigner Lesley Abdela nominates the suffragette Millicent Garrett Fawcett.