1908 births in all BBC programmes
Tracy-Ann Oberman champions the life of one of the silver screen's most enduring icons.
Matthew Parris talks to Dame Helen Ghosh about James Lees-Milne.
Don McCullin chooses his old travel companion Norman Lewis for Great Lives.
Former British SAS commander Graeme Lamb champions the life of spy Christine Granville.
British spacewoman Helen Sharman chooses scientist Elsie Widdowson as her great life.
Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees champions the life of his hero, physicist Joseph Rotblat.
Camilla Wright chooses Martha Gellhorn, who wrote at length about the Spanish Civil War.
Journalist Camilla Wright nominates the war reporter Martha Gellhorn for greatness.
Nick Stadlen and Joel Joffe champion the life of Afrikaner revolutionary Bram Fischer.
Actress Diana Quick selects philosopher Simone de Beauvoir for Great Lives.