Dev Anand, Christopher Logue, Sócrates, Helen Forrester, Wilfred Lambert
John Wilson on:
Christopher Logue, the performance poet who translated Homer, wrote for Private Eye, and acted alongside Jonathan Pryce in Hamlet.
Socrates - doctor of medicine, political activist and Brazilian World Cup captain.
We hear about Professor Wilfred Lambert , a scholar whose unrivalled knowledge of ancient Babylonian languages helped unlock historical mysteries.
Dev Anand - the matinee idol of Hindi cinema.
And Helen Forrester who wrote about childhood poverty in Liverpool in the 1930s.