Great Lives

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

Charlie Chaplin wasn’t funny but a political rebel. Mark Steel nominates him as his hero.
Tim Smit of the Eden Project talks about the life of the artistHumphrey Jennings.
Comedian Russell Kane nominates novelist Evelyn Waugh, with Ann Pasternak Slater helping.
Laura Ingalls Wilder: author Tracy Chevalier joins Samira Ahmed
Christina Lamb, author and journalist, nominates Benazir Bhutto as her great life.
Christina Lamb, author and journalist, nominates Benazir Bhutto as her great life.
Matthew Parris invites Olympic rower Helen Glover to choose her great life.
Matthew Parris invites Olympic rower Helen Glover to choose her great life.
Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, chosen by Mark Carwardine.
Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, chosen by Mark Carwardine.
Cherie Blair picks Rose Heilbron, her role model, as her great life.
Cherie Blair picks Rose Heilbron, her role model, as her great life.
Greg Jenner on the great song and dance man Gene Kelly.
Greg Jenner on the great song and dance man Gene Kelly.
Patricia Greene, the actress who plays Jill Archer, nominates Bess of Hardwick as her hero
Patricia Greene, the actress who plays Jill Archer, nominates Bess of Hardwick as her hero
Simon Evans on JS Mill Aug. 14, 2018
Simon Evans nominates JS Mill, author of On Liberty.
Simon Evans on JS Mill Aug. 14, 2018
Simon Evans nominates JS Mill, author of On Liberty.
Matthew Parris on Roald Amundsen, first man to the South Pole.
Matthew Parris on Roald Amundsen, first man to the South Pole.