5/9 Author Monica Ali champions the life of controversial explorer Richard Francis Burton.
One teenager survived anorexia with her friend's help, now both campaign on the issue. (R)
3/9 Former leader of the Conservative Party Michael Howard talks about the life of Elizabeth I
3/9 Former leader of the Conservative Party Michael Howard talks about the life of Elizabeth I (R)
Sue MacGregor looks back at the foot-and-mouth epidemic of 2001. (R)
Obituary series, analysing and celebrating the lives of people who have recently died.
An accident ended Fiona's career as a dancer, but her father helped her to become a singer (R)
Roddy, who died just before he turned 17, remembered by his father and sister. (R)
Singer Will Young and businesswomen Deborah Meaden join Richard Coles and Suzy Klein.
Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines.