Back up to: Great Lives
9/9 Ken Livingstone discusses his hero Robert Kennedy.
8/9 Horticulturalist Rachel De Thame champions her heroine, the ballerina Margot Fonteyn.
7/9 Travel writer Redmond O'Hanlon champions the life of naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace.
6/9 Pam Ayres discusses her admiration for Tony Hancock.
5/9 Actress Tracy-Ann Oberman champions the life of Hollywood actress Bette Davis.
4/9 Actor David Soul champions the life of German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
3/9 Raymond Briggs celebrates Beachcomber.
2/9 Michael Grade and William G Stewart champion the life of the theatrical agent Billy Marsh.
1/9 Luciano Pavarotti is nominated by the music promoter Harvey Goldsmith.