6/9 Steven Knight picks Sitting Bull as his hero thanks to an obsession with Native Americans.
5/9 Matthew Parris invites Bristol's lord lieutenant Peaches Golding to choose a life.
4/9 Biographical series presented by Matthew Parris.
3/9 The Albanian opera singer Ermonela Jaho chooses the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
2/9 Germaine Greer makes the case for sculptor Dame Elizabeth Frink.
1/9 Matthew Parris invites Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet to choose his great life.
8/8 Chris Patten on the pope who rocked the Roman Catholic church by pushing it towards change
7/8 Len Goodman champions Lionel Bart, the man who created the musical Oliver, as his hero.
6/8 One of the UK's leading choreographers nominates the Indian mathematician Ramanujan.
5/8 CS Lewis, author of the Narnia Chronicles, chosen by Suzannah Lipscomb.