4/9 Matthew Parris talks to the National Trust's Dame Helen Ghosh about James Lees-Milne.
Benito Mussolini, founder of fascism and ruler of Italy 1922-1943
Artist Frida Kahlo nominated by Jessie Burton
9/9 Matthew Parris talks to crime writer Val McDermid about the life of PD James
The best-selling historian Peter Frankopan nominates Russia's "father of space travel"
5/9 Matthew Parris talks to Wendy Cope about her poetic hero John Clare. From 2015.