Bookseller Tim Waterstone and biographer Ben Pimlott discuss the former prime minister.
Sir Ernest Shackleton
The polar explorer's life is scrutinised by Rosie Boycott and his granddaughter Alexandra.
Sir Terence Conran nominates the Michelin brothers, makers of the pneumatic tyre.
Cartoonist Ralph Steadman and translator Adam Czerniawski discuss the philosopher's life.
Barbara Castle and biographer Mary Davis discuss the life of suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst.
Writer Frank Delaney and biographer Hilary Spurling discuss the painter Henri Matisse.
Kim Henry Veltman joins director Jonathan Miller to discuss the Canadian writer on media.
Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist.
Rabbi Lionel Blue and Gwilym Beckerlegge discuss Swami Vivekananda.
Jackie Stewart discusses his good friend King Hussein of Jordan with writer Patrick Seale.
Sir Donald Wolfit
Humphrey Carpenter invites Ned Sherrin to discuss actor Sir Donald Wolfit.
Ex-parliamentary standards commissioner Elizabeth Filkin on the novelist George Eliot.
Cellist Steven Isserlis and musicologist Brian Newbould on the composer Franz Schubert.
Lord Carrington and Lord John Slim discuss military leader, Field-Marshal Viscount Slim.
Alexander the Great
Writer Frederic Raphael chooses part man, part myth Alexander the Great.
Band leader Chris Barber chooses the legendary jazz trumpeter, Louis Armstrong.
Writer Sue Limb chooses the 'mad, bad and dangerous to know' poet, Lord Byron.
Sports journalist Frank Keating talks about 19th-century bare-knuckle boxer Tom Spring.
Broadcaster Kirsty Young chooses newspaper publisher Katherine Graham.
Nicola Meighan explores Glasgow's Barras with actor Gavin Mitchell.
Rescued from a dark past, two lost circus children create the performance of their lives.
My Mormon mum, my gay rights hero
Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black’s mum inspired him to fight for marriage equality
Inspirational people and feel-good stories from across Coventry and Warwickshire.
Emily Eavis, the Glastonbury Festival organiser, shares her musical milestones in 2013.