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CLR James

4 Extra Debut. Writer and broadcaster Darcus Howe discusses his uncle, the Trinidadian sportsman, writer and revolutionary CLR James, with host Humphrey Carpenter. From Nov 2002.

Darcus Howe chooses activist and philosopher CLR James, with help from his biographer Farrukh Dhondy. Presented by Humphrey Carpenter.

The biographical series in which a distinguished guest chooses someone who's inspired their life. Will their hero stand up to intensive scrutiny and merit the description of having led a great life? From 2002.

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