4/6 Profiling the revolutionary leader who became a left-wing hero, despite chronic asthma.
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3/6 A profile of the Italian artist and scholar - genius or hopeless absent-minded buffoon?
2/6 The radical comedian profiles the Greek philosopher, who he thinks was hard done by.
1/6 The life and times of the 'mad, bad and dangerous to know' Romantic poet.