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Matthew Parris talks to Philippa Langley about the life of Richard III.
Michael Dobbs on Guy Burgess
Michael Dobbs looks back at the life of Cambridge spy Guy Burgess.
Journalist Eve Pollard explores Hollywood screenwriter Nora Ephron with Matthew Parris.
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Mervyn King champions the life of former prime minister of Finland Risto Ryti.
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Two artists and activists talk light-heartedly about how much their art means to them.
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with Adrian Goldberg
Adrian Goldberg presents the day's main news stories, topical debate and interviews.