Great Lives

Cherie Blair's own law career was inspired by the barrister Rose Heilbron, a role model, and an example of what a Liverpool girl could achieve in law. Matthew Parris presents, and contributors include the subject's daughter, Hilary Heilbron QC, and Dr John Tribe.

Genre: History Documentary

When is Great Lives next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Extra Tonight, 6:30pm and on BBC Radio 4 Extra Tomorrow, 12:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Matthew Parris
Christina Lamb
Greg Jenner
Cherie Blair
Anna Maxwell Martin
Susie Boyt
Rob Newman
Tracy Chevalier
Samira Ahmed
David B Woolner
Image for Caroline QuentinCaroline Quentin
Image for Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
Image for Stephen FrearsStephen Frears
Image for Simon CallowSimon Callow
Image for Stephen FryStephen Fry
Image for Ian McKellenIan McKellen
Image for Ben KingsleyBen Kingsley
Image for Sally PhillipsSally Phillips
Image for Brian CoxBrian Cox
Mark Steel