Great Lives

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

Gisela Stuart nominates Joseph Chamberlain as her great life.
Great Lives Jan. 23, 2018
Liza Tarbuck on Nikola Tesla
Liza Tarbuck nominates Nikola Tesla as her great life. Matthew Parris presents.
Herodotus - father of history or father of lies? Matthew Parris presents.
Herodotus - father of history or father of lies? Matthew Parris presents.
Hertha Ayrton Jan. 2, 2018
Helen Arney, scientist and geek songstress, nominates pioneer physicist Hertha Ayrton.
Hertha Ayrton Jan. 2, 2018
Helen Arney, scientist and geek songstress, nominates pioneer physicist Hertha Ayrton.
Nazir Afzal on Gandhi Jan. 2, 2018
Nazir Afzal chooses Mahatma Gandhi as his great life.
Nazir Afzal on Gandhi Jan. 2, 2018
Nazir Afzal chooses Mahatma Gandhi as his great life.
Daniel O'Connell Dec. 19, 2017
Louise Richardson nominates Daniel O'Connell, hero of Catholic emancipation in 1829.
Louise Richardson nominates Daniel O'Connell, hero of Catholic emancipation in 1829.
Marcel Duchamp, father of conceptual art, is fellow artist Cornelia Parker's great life.
Marcel Duchamp, father of conceptual art, is fellow artist Cornelia Parker's great life.
Goldfrapp's Will Gregory takes the stage to nominate Irish writer Flann O'Brien.
Goldfrapp's Will Gregory takes the stage to nominate Irish writer Flann O'Brien.
City boss Helena Morrissey champions the life of Rachael Heyhoe Flint as her great life.
City boss Helena Morrissey champions the life of Rachael Heyhoe Flint as her great life.
Constance Markievicz, Irish rebel countess and the first woman elected to Parliament.
Constance Markievicz, Irish rebel countess and the first woman elected to Parliament.
Muhammad Ali is economist Nicholas Stern's great life as he tells Matthew Parris.