The fastest pair of fists in East Asia and the first global Chinese film star.
A small boy's phobia of horses seemed unlikely evidence for the Oedipus complex.
Tom Robinson explains how educationalist George Lyward saved his life.
Eric Pickles chooses Hollywood director John Ford.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the theology of JRR Tolkien.
Grace Dent loves Nancy Mitford, author of Love in a Cold Climate. From 2013.
TV producer Peter Bazalgette chooses the actor, lyricist and playwright, Noel Coward.
Matthew Parris presents Julian Clary's nomination of Noel Coward.
Former athlete and television commentator Steve Cram nominates Paavo Nurmi.
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of Periyar, the rationalist and social activist.
Photographer David Bailey discusses the life and work of Pablo Picasso.
How an artist changed our way of seeing.
The creation and unexpected afterlife of WH Auden's poem September 1, 1939.
An excerpt from The Letters of John F Kennedy by Martin W Sandler.
An excerpt from In Montmartre read by Stella Gonet
Joss Ackland narrates a search through BBC archives for unheard gems from JRR Tolkien.
Presenter Matthew Parris and journalist Jeremy Vine discuss W H Auden's poetry.
Jeremy Vine is joined by Richard Davenport-Hines to explore the life and work of WH Auden.