Ex-parliamentary standards commissioner Elizabeth Filkin on the novelist George Eliot. Read more
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.