Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist. Read more
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.