Back up to: Great Lives
8/8 Journalist Misha Glenny remembers the life of anti-Mafia campaigner Giovanni Falcone.
7/8 Dr Michael O'Donnell discusses celebrated singer, actor and choreographer Fred Astaire.
6/8 Musician Andy Sheppard chooses influential saxophonist John Coltrane.
5/8 Broadcaster and DJ Colin Murray chooses Frank Sinatra.
4/8 Ruby Wax discusses the life and work of Carl Gustav Jung.
3/8 David Mellor promotes the life of conductor Sir Thomas Beecham.
2/8 Journalist Polly Toynbee chooses one of the most noted of post-war politicians Roy Jenkins
1/8 Television and radio presenter Stuart Hall discusses his lifelong hero, Napoleon Bonaparte