Andrew Motion champions the life of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate for over 40 years Read more
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Andrew Motion champions the life of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate for over 40 years
David Miliband discusses the life of Joe Slovo, a leading member of the ANC.
George Galloway chooses British poet and political activist John Cornford.
Travel writer Dervla Murphy discusses the life of another woman traveller, Freya Stark.
Sir Kyffin Williams
Rolf Harris discusses the life of the Welsh painter Sir Kyffin Williams.
The A-Z of Dr Johnson
Politician Boris Johnson chooses the creator of the English dictionary, Dr Samuel Johnson.
Kate Humble discusses the South African singer and anti-apartheid activist, Miriam Makeba.
Paul Daniels explores the life of Harry Houdini, with help from biographer William Kalush.
John Major discusses the life of Rudyard Kipling, poet to the British Empire.