Playwright Tanika Gupta chooses Rabindranath Tagore as her Great Life.
Tanika Gupta on Rabindranath Tagore
Julie Burchill on Ava Gardner
Writer Julie Burchill talks to Matthew Parris about Hollywood star Ava Gardner.
Paul Mason on Louise Michel
Paul Mason talks to Matthew Parris about 19th-century French anarchist Louise Michel.
Peter Bowles on George Devine
Matthew Parris is joined by Peter Bowles to discuss the life of director George Devine.
Konnie Huq on Ada Lovelace
Lord Byron's only legitimate child is championed by Konnie Huq.
Sir Brendan Barber on John Steinbeck
Matthew Parris is joined by Brendan Barber, who nominates John Steinbeck as his Great Life
Al Murray on Bernard Montgomery
Comedian Al Murray champions the life of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
Jason Mohammad sits in
Is Cardiff airport a waste of taxpayers money?
Phoebe’s story is about how the place doesn’t make home, but the people do.
Sara Palmer sits in (19/07/2019)
Sara Palmer sits in. Stories, music and life across Leicestershire and Rutland.
Join Anna for the light and shade of Gloucestershire. Real life, your life.
My ancestors, the slave traders
How I discovered my forefathers traded not only in goods, but also in slaves