English socialists in all BBC programmes
Travel writer Redmond O'Hanlon proposes the pioneering naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace.
Travel writer Redmond O'Hanlon champions the life of naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace.
Bill Bailey and his love for Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace
John Motson nominates former Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough.
Bookseller Tim Waterstone and biographer Ben Pimlott discuss the former prime minister.
Alan Johnson tells Matthew Parris about the impact George Orwell has had on his life.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist.
Comedian Barry Cryer nods to his Yorkshire roots by choosing JB Priestley.
With Matthew Parris. Phill Jupitus nominates former Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
Cultural commentator John Harris discusses the life of John Lennon.
Kurt Vonnegut on Kurt Vonnegut, with a little help from Josie Long
DJ Annie Nightingale nominates the late comic Marty Feldman.
Sara Pascoe champions Virginia Woolf, author of Mrs Dalloway and A Room of One's Own.