English explorers in all BBC programmes
Physicist Jim al-Khalili nominates Gertrude Bell who shaped modern-day Iraq.
Scientist Lord Robert May nominates the naturalist and botanist, Joseph Banks.
Journalist Ann Leslie chooses the pioneering writer and explorer Mary Kingsley.
Sir Stuart Rose discusses the life of the cartographer who mapped Australia.
Novelist, Meg Rosoff explores the life of the Victorian travel writer Isabella Bird
Author Monica Ali champions the life of controversial explorer Richard Francis Burton.
Author Beryl Bainbridge selects explorer Falcon Scott as a hidden romantic.