Great Lives

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

Ruth Holdaway picks sports broadcaster Helen Rollason as her great life.
Chef and food writer Orlando Murrin discusses the life of the celebrated Romanian pianist.
Chef and food writer Orlando Murrin discusses the life of the celebrated Romanian pianist.
Sir Ben Kingsley champions the life of holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel as his great life.
Sir Ben Kingsley champions the life of holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel as his great life.
Comedian and writer Lucy Porter champions Cary Grant as her Great Life.
Comedian and writer Lucy Porter champions Cary Grant as her Great Life.
Cyrus Todiwala picks Dadabhai Naoroji, who in 1892 became Britain's first Asian MP.
Cyrus Todiwala picks Dadabhai Naoroji, who in 1892 became Britain's first Asian MP.
AA Gill nominates Arthur Neville Chamberlain as his great life.
AA Gill nominates Arthur Neville Chamberlain as his great life.
Eliza Carthy chooses Caroline Norton, who campaigned for women in the 19th century.
Eliza Carthy chooses Caroline Norton, who campaigned for women in the 19th century.
Maureen Lipman champions the life of Dame Cicely Saunders.
Maureen Lipman champions the life of Dame Cicely Saunders.
Tony Hawks champions Marshall Rosenberg, creator of nonviolent communication.
Tony Hawks champions Marshall Rosenberg, creator of nonviolent communication.
Matthew Parris presents a dramatic account of the life and death of Dag Hammarskjold.
Matthew Parris presents a dramatic account of the life and death of Dag Hammarskjold.
Sara Pascoe champions Virginia Woolf, author of Mrs Dalloway and A Room of One's Own.