Ermonela Jaho on Mother Teresa
The Albanian opera singer Ermonela Jaho chooses the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Read more
The Albanian opera singer Ermonela Jaho chooses the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Anton Du Beke on Arnold Palmer
Anton Du Beke chooses the golfer Arnold Palmer to discuss with Matthew Parris.
Peaches Golding on Shirley Chisholm
Peaches Golding OBE, nominates African American politician Shirley Chisholm.
Steven Knight on Sitting Bull
Steven Knight, creator of ‘Peaky Blinders’, nominates Sitting Bull.
Sue Cameron on Emma of Normandy
Twice queen of England and mother of two kings, but have you heard of Emma of Normandy?
Peter Williams of Jack Wills chooses Steve Jobs
Peter Williams of Jack Wills champions the abrasive Steve Jobs, founder of Apple.
Iain Lee on Andy Kaufman
Cult legend Andy Kaufman chosen by Iain Lee as his great life.
Peggy Seeger on her husband Ewan MacColl
Ewan MacColl - folk singer and labour activist - was born Jimmy Miller in Salford in 1915.
Dorothy Byrne on Catherine of Siena
The president of Murray Edwards College, Cambridge champions the life of the Italian saint
Yanis Varoufakis on Hypatia
The life and brutal death of a gifted mathematician and philosopher from the ancient world
Ruth Rogers on James Baldwin
Ruth Rogers chooses the life of writer James Baldwin.