Great Lives

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

Eden Project founder chooses documentary maker and artist Humphrey 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.
Olympic rower Helen Glover nominates the mountaineer Alison Hargreaves who died on K2.
Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, chosen by Mark Carwardine.
Douglas Adams the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Cherie Blair picks Rose Heilbron, her role model, as her great life.
Cherie Blair chooses her role mode, England's first woman judge, Rose Heilbron
Greg Jenner on the great song and dance man Gene Kelly.
'Horrible Histories' consultant Greg Jenner on his all time favourite - 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
Comedian 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.
Hanif Kureishi nominates his friend David Bowie as his hero.