Great Lives is a History Documentary programme.

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Great Lives

Biographical series presented by Matthew Parris. Catherine the Great is championed by Dame Barbara Stocking, former head of Oxfam. With biographer Virginia Rounding.

Genre: History Documentary

When is Great Lives next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 May 29th, 4:30pm and on BBC Radio 4 Longwave May 29th, 4:30pm. See more...

Main Cast

Matthew Parris
Robin Wilson
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Adam Phillips
Stan Stennett
Francine Stock
Richard Ingrams
Gillian Slovo
Stephen Johnson
Joan Bakewell
John Murray
Janette Scott
Victor Spinetti
Meredith Daneman