Stirling Moss nominates the great racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio. Read more
Juan Manuel Fangio
Stirling Moss nominates the great racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio.
Anna Ford nominates singer, actor and civil rights activist Paul Robeson.
Poet Simon Armitage nominates Joy Division singer Ian Curtis.
Nicholas Parsons nominates Edward Lear, now remembered best for his nonsense verse.
Arabella Weir nominates Joyce Grenfell. Biographer Janie Hampton assists.
Author Colin Dexter nominates scholar and poet AE Housman. With Robert Douglas-Fairhurst.
Taken from their families: a colonial legacy
Meeting the mixed race people taken from their African mothers in Belgium’s colonial era
GBBO contestant Liam Charles, podcaster Helen Zaltzman and folk singer Shirley Collins.
Stephen Poliakoff on The Forsyte Saga theme by Eric Coates and Willow by Joan Armatrading.
The Cambridge spy network
The distinguished British art historian exposed as a former Soviet spy.
Mark Coles looks at the life of former rugby player Gareth Thomas.