Random Edition Special to mark the 50th anniversary of Gagarin's first manned spaceflight.
Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
Marcel Duchamp, father of conceptual art, is fellow artist Cornelia Parker's great life.
Poet and composer Edouard Mesens discusses his friendships with Man Ray.
Richard Sykes champions Sir Howard Florey, a forgotten man in the discovery of penicillin.
Jenny Agutter champions the life and work of pioneering Austrian physicist Lise Meitner.
Lise Meitner, the humanitarian physicist who unlocked the science of the atom bomb.
Marcel Duchamp describes his dissatisfaction with Cubism.
Remembering a wartime surrealist exhibition put on by Marcel Duchamp.
Ernie Rea discusses the faith and philosophy of Martin Luther King.
Ken Livingstone discusses his hero, US politician Robert Kennedy.
Matthew Parris is joined by Brendan Barber, who nominates John Steinbeck as his Great Life
Humphrey Carpenter invites Ned Sherrin to discuss actor Sir Donald Wolfit.
Dr Geoff Bunn on how chemical transmission became a fundamental concept in neuroscience.
The US Supreme Court orders schools to become racially mixed.
Alistair Cooke reflects on Sir Alexander Cadogan, Philip Larkin and Mister Rogers.
Comedy actor Tony Hancock epitomised the little man's struggle against the world.
Poet Pam Ayres chooses the lad himself, Tony Hancock.
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