Alumni of the University of Edinburgh in all BBC programmes
Alex Salmond chooses Thomas Muir, whom he describes as the father of Scottish democracy.
Businessman and academic, Adair Turner looks at the life of Charles Darwin.
Businessman and academic Adair Turner talks about the life of Charles Darwin.
Paul Nurse discusses scientist, inventor and poet Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates the writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island.
Gyles Brandreth praises the life of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
Conservative politician, author and adventurer Rory Stewart chooses Sir Walter Scott.