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Great Lives, Series 26 Episode guide

  1. Razia Sultana

    9/9 Conservative politician Baroness Warsi nominates a 13th-century Indian princess.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2012

  2. Vera Brittain

    8/9 Baroness Shirley Williams discusses her mother, the feminist and pacifist Vera Brittain.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2012

  3. Gracie Allen

    7/9 Actress Emma Kennedy chooses the life of the American comedienne Gracie Allen.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2012

  4. Joseph Rotblat

    6/9 Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees champions the life of his hero, physicist Joseph Rotblat.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2012

  5. Lonnie Donegan

    5/9 Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter champions the life and work of skiffle king Lonnie Donegan.

    First broadcast: 03 Jan 2012

  6. Ludwig II of Bavaria

    4/9 Brian Sewell on his love of 'Mad' King Ludwig II of Bavaria.

    First broadcast: 27 Dec 2011

  7. Thomas Hobbes

    3/9 Steven Pinker joins Matthew Parris to discuss the life of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes.

    First broadcast: 20 Dec 2011

  8. Ludwig Wittgenstein

    2/9 Ludwig Wittgenstein, fascinating and misunderstood thinker, is chosen by Raymond Tallis.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2011

  9. Philip K Dick

    1/9 Michael Sheen champions Philip K Dick who has had an influence on his production of Hamlet

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2011

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