Great Lives

by BBC · · · · 175 subscribers

Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.

Nancy Dell'Olio explains to Matthew Parris why she picked the life of Lucrezia Borgia.
Nancy Dell'Olio champions the much maligned Lucrezia Borgia.
Anthony Horowitz champions the life of Alfred Hitchcock.
Anthony Horowitz champions the life of Alfred Hitchcock.
Eliza Manningham-Buller on why she regards Abraham Lincoln as a great life.
Eliza Manningham-Buller on why she regards Abraham Lincoln as a great life.
Nitin Sawhney champions the life of Jeff Buckley, who he regards as a genius.
Nitin Sawhney champions the life of Jeff Buckley, who he regards as a genius.
Comedian Susan Calman nominates Scottish actress Molly Weir.
Comedian Susan Calman nominates Scottish actress Molly Weir.
Sculptor Martin Jennings champions the life of sculptor Charles Sargeant Jagger.
Sculptor Martin Jennings champions the life of sculptor Charles Sargeant Jagger.
Matthew Parris explores the remarkable life of Professor Wangari Maathai.
Matthew Parris explores the remarkable life of Professor Wangari Maathai.
Matthew Parris meets financial guru Alvin Hall, whose hero is James Baldwin.
Matthew Parris meets financial guru Alvin Hall, whose hero is James Baldwin.
Matthew Parris invites fashion designer Roger Saul to nominate a great life.
Matthew Parris invites fashion designer Roger Saul to nominate a great life.
Dickie Bird champions his hero Sir Leonard Hutton.
Dickie Bird champions his hero Sir Leonard Hutton.