Dev Anand, Christopher Logue, Sócrates, Helen Forrester, Wilfred Lambert

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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.

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Sun 11 Dec 2011 20:30