Great Lives

by BBC · · · · 175 subscribers

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

Muhammad Ali is economist Nicholas Stern's great life as he tells Matthew Parris.
Muhammad Ali is economist Nicholas Stern's great life as he tells Matthew Parris.
British spacewoman Helen Sharman chooses scientist Elsie Widdowson as her great life.
British spacewoman Helen Sharman chooses scientist Elsie Widdowson as her great life.
Novelist Tracy Chevalier chooses the fossil hunter Mary Anning as her great life.
Novelist Tracy Chevalier chooses the fossil hunter Mary Anning as her great life.
Don McCullin chooses his old travel companion Norman Lewis for Great Lives.
Don McCullin chooses his old travel companion Norman Lewis for Great Lives.
Author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera nominates Alexander Gardner as his great life.
Maxine Peake nominates her working class hero the MP Ellen Wilkinson as her great life.
Maxine Peake nominates her working class hero the MP Ellen Wilkinson as her great life.
Stephen Fry nominates his hero, PG Wodehouse, who just simply cheers him up.
Stephen Fry nominates his hero, PG Wodehouse, who just simply cheers him up.
Peter Williams of Jack Wills champions the abrasive Steve Jobs, founder of Apple.
Peter Williams of Jack Wills champions the abrasive Steve Jobs, founder of Apple.
Cult legend Andy Kaufman chosen by Iain Lee as his great life.
Cult legend Andy Kaufman chosen by Iain Lee as his great life.
Twice queen of England and mother of two kings, but have you heard of Emma of Normandy?
Twice queen of England and mother of two kings, but have you heard of Emma of Normandy?
Steven Knight picks Sitting Bull as his hero thanks to an obsession with Native Americans.