An insight into the character of an influential figure making news headlines
The chief strategic advisor to PM Boris Johnson who thrives on solving political problems.
The former bricklayer steering Liverpool through the latest coronavirus lockdown.
Sat 10 Oct 2020
The man from Indiana who's 'a heartbeat away' from the US presidency.
Sat 3 Oct 2020
The billionaire who has given away his fortune. With Mark Coles.
Sat 26 Sep 2020
The first and only black Formula 1 driver stands on the brink of a world record.
Sat 19 Sep 2020
The woman who, come November, could be "just a heartbeat away" from the US presidency.
Sat 12 Sep 2020
Why is Tony Abbott, former Australian PM, such a controversial choice for trade adviser?
Sat 5 Sep 2020
Who is the man newly promoted to head up the Civil Service?
Sat 29 Aug 2020
Who is the horse-loving peer now in charge of our public health? With Mark Coles
Sat 25 Jul 2020
Mark Coles profiles the scientist leading the Oxford University vaccine team.
Sat 18 Jul 2020
Mark Coles profiles President Trump’s political strategist and confidante Roger Stone.
Sat 11 Jul 2020
Mark Coles hears about the life of the man behind the Magnitsky Act, Bill Browder.
Sat 4 Jul 2020
Becky Milligan looks at the life of actor and activist Sir Ian McKellen.
Sat 27 Jun 2020
The No 10 adviser's appointment on a race inequality commission has caused controversy.
Sat 20 Jun 2020
The Manchester United forward who is credited with forcing a government U-turn this week.
Sat 13 Jun 2020
Mark Coles profiles former NASA astronaut and oceanographer, Dr Kathy Sullivan
Sat 6 Jun 2020
Mark Coles looks at the life of American rapper and activist Killer Mike.
Sat 30 May 2020
Edward Stourton profiles the attorney general for England and Wales, Suella Braverman.
Sat 23 May 2020
Mark Coles profiles Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation.
Sat 16 May 2020
Mark Coles profiles Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, Labour MP.
Sat 9 May 2020
Mark Coles profiles Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York.
Sat 2 May 2020
Becky Milligan looks at the life of North Korean politician Kim Yo-jong.
Sat 25 Apr 2020
Mark Coles profiles Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care for England
Sat 18 Apr 2020
Mark Coles looks at the life of Dame Vera Lynn.
Sat 11 Apr 2020
Mark Coles looks at the life and career of Dominic Raab.
Sat 4 Apr 2020
Mark Coles profiles America’s top immunologist.
Sat 28 Mar 2020
Marks Coles looks at the life and music of the Polish pianist.
Sat 21 Mar 2020
The Bank of England's new governor starts his job amid economic chaos. How will he do?
Sat 14 Mar 2020
The coronavirus epidemic is a crisis for England's chief medical officer. How will he do?
Sat 7 Mar 2020
The home secretary facing allegations of bullying.
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