Conductor Charles Hazlewood chooses Leonard Bernstein. Read more
Conductor Charles Hazlewood chooses Leonard Bernstein.
Simone de Beauvoir
Actress Diana Quick selects philosopher Simone de Beauvoir for Great Lives.
Broadcaster Sue MacGregor nominates singer Kathleen Ferrier who died tragically young.
Writer Lynne Truss chooses the creator of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll.
Green MP Caroline Lucas nominates Petra Kelly, the German Green superstar politician.
Matthew Syed chooses the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.