Humphrey Carpenter invites Ned Sherrin to discuss actor Sir Donald Wolfit.
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.
Peter Fonda, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, Geoffrey Paul OBE, Jim Bouton
Matthew Bannister on a film star, a princess, an editor and a baseball player.
The day's main news stories, topical debate and interviews.
PP Arnold, John Eliot Gardiner
Singer PP Arnold, artist Mackenzie Thorpe, poet Charly Cox and the Reverend Peter Allen.
Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, fourth movement and 'Candle in the Wind' by Elton John.
The return of the wolf
Restoring the wolf in the US, the liberation of Paris and El Salvador's lost children