Deaths from cancer in England in all BBC programmes
AA Gill nominates Arthur Neville Chamberlain as his great life.
Lord Kinnock chooses the life of Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the NHS.
John Motson nominates former Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough.
Writer, broadcaster and charity founder Marjorie Wallace chooses composer Edward Elgar.
Germaine Greer makes the case for sculptor Dame Elizabeth Frink.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
Comedian Linda Smith nominates musician, actor and artist Ian Dury.
Arabella Weir nominates Joyce Grenfell. Biographer Janie Hampton assists.
Broadcaster Sue MacGregor nominates singer Kathleen Ferrier who died tragically young.
TV presenter Konnie Huq chooses Lord Byron's daughter, the mathematician Ada Lovelace.
Len Goodman champions Lionel Bart, the man who created the musical Oliver, as his hero.
Ludwig Wittgenstein, fascinating and misunderstood thinker, is chosen by Raymond Tallis.
Maureen Lipman champions the life of Dame Cicely Saunders.
Mark Gatiss champions Peter Cushing, a quintessentially English star of stage and screen.
Politician Tam Dalyell chooses cabinet minister and political diarist Richard Crossman.
Ruth Holdaway picks sports broadcaster Helen Rollason as her great life.
Professor Tom Solomon talks about his former patient, writer Roald Dahl.
Novelist Tracy Chevalier chooses the fossil hunter Mary Anning as her great life.
Victoria Wood, creator of Dinnerladies, Acorn Antiques and As Seen on TV.