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Anthony Horowitz champions the life of Alfred Hitchcock.
Michael Palin nominates Ernest Hemingway as his Great Life.
Monty Python's Michael Palin chooses the American writer, Ernest Hemingway.
Dr Michael O'Donnell discusses celebrated singer, actor and choreographer Fred Astaire.
Blur drummer David Rowntree discusses the life of Lord Denning.
Blind Argentinian writer Borges is championed by Marcus de Sautoy.
Historian and broadcaster Adam Hart-Davis nominates the author Nevil Shute.
Adam Hart-Davis selects 'On the Beach' and 'A Town Like Alice' novelist Nevil Shute.
Matthew Parris presents Julian Clary's nomination of Noel Coward.
TV producer Peter Bazalgette chooses the actor, lyricist and playwright, Noel Coward.