Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour in all BBC programmes
James Naughtie profiles one of the greatest composers of the 20th century.
James Naughtie considers the celebrated broadcaster and naturalist.
James Naughtie profiles the artist who has long been at the forefront of British art.
Doris Lessing. Spirited, straight-talking Nobel Laureate.
James Naughtie on the novelist who was a master of moral guilt and cold war intrigue.
James considers one of modern Britain's most influential dramatists, Harold Pinter.
James considers the lasting impact of the trade union leader.
Jim Naughtie assesses the pair at the creative heart of the Beatles, Lennon and McCartney.
One of the great English poets, famous for his day job as librarian at Hull University.
Epidemiologist instrumental in proving the link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.
James considers the impact of Terence Conran - designer, retailer, restaurateur and writer