Great Lives

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

Sara Pascoe champions Virginia Woolf, author of Mrs Dalloway and A Room of One's Own.
Alex Salmond chooses Thomas Muir, whom he describes as the father of Scottish democracy.
Alex Salmond chooses Thomas Muir, whom he describes as the father of Scottish democracy.
The life of Dame Gracie Fields is championed by Hilary Devey.
The life of Dame Gracie Fields is championed by Hilary Devey.
Frank Turner chooses Joseph Grimaldi, who changed the face of clowning forever.
Frank Turner chooses Joseph Grimaldi, who changed the face of clowning forever.
George Fox May 24, 2016
George Fox, founder of the Quakers, nominated by Ann Limb.
George Fox May 24, 2016
George Fox, founder of the Quakers, nominated by Ann Limb.
George Fox May 24, 2016
George Fox, founder of the Quakers, nominated by Ann Limb.
Cancer pioneer Gordon Hamilton-Fairley, killed by an IRA bomb when he was just 45.
Cancer pioneer Gordon Hamilton-Fairley, killed by an IRA bomb when he was just 45.
Richard the Lionheart May 16, 2016
Richard the Lionheart, nominated by Timmy Mallett.
Richard the Lionheart May 16, 2016
Richard the Lionheart, nominated by Timmy Mallett.
Former British SAS commander Graeme Lamb champions the life of spy Christine Granville.
Former British SAS commander Graeme Lamb champions the life of spy Christine Granville.
Playwright and actress Sudha Bhuchar nominates the life of actor Zohra Sehgal.
Playwright and actress Sudha Bhuchar nominates the life of actor Zohra Sehgal.
Comedian Ray Peacock nominates the controversial life of Lenny Bruce.
Comedian Ray Peacock nominates the controversial life of Lenny Bruce.