19th-century British short story writers in all BBC programmes
Satirist and writer Armando Iannucci chooses novelist Charles Dickens.
Nicholas Parsons nominates Edward Lear, now remembered best for his nonsense verse.
Amanda Vickery and Jenny Uglow discuss the life of the Elizabeth Gaskell.
Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist.
Geneticist Steve Jones chooses 19th-century fiddle-playing shepherd and writer James Hogg.
Writer Lynne Truss chooses the creator of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates the writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island.
John Major discusses the life of Rudyard Kipling, poet to the British Empire.
Gyles Brandreth praises the life of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.