Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour in all BBC programmes
Bookseller Tim Waterstone and biographer Ben Pimlott discuss the former prime minister.
Ed Balls discusses the influence of 20th-century composer Herbert Howells on his life.
Germaine Greer makes the case for sculptor Dame Elizabeth Frink.
War reporter Tim Butcher chooses an exploration into the strange world of Graham Greene.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
British spacewoman Helen Sharman chooses scientist Elsie Widdowson as her great life.
Jude Kelly nominates legendary Edwardian theatre producer Lilian Baylis.
David Mellor promotes the life of conductor Sir Thomas Beecham.
Lord Digby Jones chooses Winston Churchill, with contribution from Prof David Reynolds.