Marxist writers in all BBC programmes
Playwright John Godber discusses the life of German writer Bertolt Brecht.
David Miliband discusses the life of Joe Slovo, a leading member of the ANC.
Christopher Hitchens nominates Leon Trotsky, hero of the Russian Revolution.
Actress Diana Quick selects philosopher Simone de Beauvoir for Great Lives.
Dr Tom Shakespeare tells Matthew Parris why Antonio Gramsci's is a Great Life.