Writer and broadcaster Clement Freud chooses comedian Tommy Cooper.
TV producer Peter Bazalgette chooses the actor, lyricist and playwright, Noel Coward.
Kate Adie discusses Britain's first commissioned female officer in World War One.
Writer Brian Keenan chooses Bernardo O'Higgins, who liberated Chile in the 19th century.
Comedienne Jenny Eclair chooses one of the first acting superstars, Sarah Bernhardt.
6/9 Comedian and performer Ken Dodd explains how Stan Laurel inspired him to go into comedy.
Broadcaster and campaigner Esther Rantzen chooses Queen Elizabeth I.
Athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson chooses her Welsh compatriot, politician David Lloyd George.
8/8 Mervyn King champions the life of former prime minister of Finland Risto Ryti.
7/9 Lord Digby Jones chooses Winston Churchill, with contribution from Prof David Reynolds.