Critics of the Catholic Church in all BBC programmes
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Sir Harry Kroto chooses the philosopher Benedict Spinoza.
Irish Comic Dave Allen is chosen by actor and comedian Adil Ray. Matthew Parris presents
Cartoonist Ralph Steadman and translator Adam Czerniawski discuss the philosopher's life.
Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist.
Jeremy Paxman nominates the Victorian social reformer Lord Shaftesbury.
Benito Mussolini, founder of fascism and ruler of Italy 1922-1943
Comedian Ray Peacock nominates the controversial life of Lenny Bruce.
Steven Pinker joins Matthew Parris to discuss the life of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes.