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Hans Rausing, Sir Dawda Jawara, Sue Crockford, Terrance Dicks
Matthew Bannister on an industrialist, a president, a feminist and a writer.
Chester Williams, Sheikh Yusuf Motala, Jan Ruff O’Herne, Ric Ocasek
Matthew Bannister on an Islamic scholar, a rugby player, a campaigner and a rock star.
Jacques Chirac, Sir Michael Edwardes, Cokie Roberts, Pat Cavendish O’Neill
Julian Worricker on a politician, a business leader, a TV journalist, a racehorse trainer.
Jessye Norman, Peter Sissons, Al Alvarez, Marita Lorenz
Julian Worricker on a singer, a journalist, an author, a spy.
Ginger Baker, Su Beng, John Haylett, Diahann Carroll
Matthew Bannister on an activist, a drummer, an editor and an actress.
Alexei Leonov, Sally Soames, Kary Mullis, Reg Watson
Matthew Bannister on a cosmonaut, a photographer, a biochemist and a producer
An environmental history special
A pioneer of climate change science, UK's nuclear accident, the man who fed the world
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The painful secret I hid from my twin
When Alex lost his memories his identical twin helped him restore them, or some of them
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