Henry Goodman reads an excerpt from Mitterrand
Physicist Brian Cox tells Matthew Parris how Carl Sagan's Cosmos TV show changed his life.
John McCarthy explores the fascinating life of British author Derek Tangye.
Ivan Massow nominates the great jazz singer, with expert advice from Cleo Laine.
The entrepreneur Ivan Massow nominates 'the first lady of song', Ella Fitzgerald.
Mara Carlyle on Ella Fitzgerald's vocal magnificence, marking 100 years since her birth.
Memories of columnist Erma Bombeck (1927 -96).
The frauds of Phineas T Barnum, Hershel Geguzin and Ruldolph Walter Wanderone.
Greg Jenner on the great song and dance man Gene Kelly.
Iwona Blazwick profiles installation artist and photographer Helen Chadwick.
Christine Finn examines the life and work of fellow archaeologist Jacquetta Hawkes.
Max Factor Jr, make-up artist and American businessman, remembered.
Lawyer Melvin Belli, whose clients included Mohammed Ali, Zsa Zsa Gabor and Mae West.
David Attenborough hosts a celebration of bird impersonator Percy Edwards.
Alan Dein tells the story of pioneering oral historian Tony Parker.
Poet and playwright Al Letson recalls the life of Tupac Shakur.
Do the theories of Hyman Minsky provide a radical challenge to mainstream economics?
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