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Great Lives

Series 46

Episode 3: Simon Evans on JS Mill

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Simon Evans nominates JS Mill, author of On Liberty. Matthew Parris presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Phillips
Producer:
Miles Warde

Great Lives

Series 49

Fiona Shaw nominates actress Eleonora Duse

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Her fans included Stanisklavski, Chekhov and Chaplin. Matthew Parris is joined by Fiona Shaw and Professor Kirsten Shepherd-Barr to discover the life of actress Eleonora Duse. Show more

Great Lives

Series 46

Episode 5: Helen Glover on Alison Hargreaves

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Parris meets Helen Glover to discuss the life of the mountaineer Alison Hargreaves who lost her life on K2 in Pakistan in 1995. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Glover
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Douglas
Producer:
Maggie Ayre

Great Lives

Series 48

Malcolm Lowry, writer, nominated by Ian McMillan

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for over a year

Matthew Parris hears how Ian McMillan discovered the life and work of Malcolm Lowry, author of Under the Volcano. Bryan Biggs joins them to profile Lowry's remarkable life. Show more