British male poets in all BBC programmes
Nicholas Parsons nominates Edward Lear, now remembered best for his nonsense verse.
Richard Ingrams nominates author and journalist GK Chesterton for regularly being right.
Writer Lynne Truss chooses the creator of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll.
As a young man looking for a literary hero, poet Ian McMillan found writer Malcolm Lowry
Gyles Brandreth praises the life of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
Presenter Matthew Parris and journalist Jeremy Vine discuss W H Auden's poetry.
Jeremy Vine is joined by Richard Davenport-Hines to explore the life and work of WH Auden.