Great Lives is a History Documentary programme.

Image for the History Documentary programme "Great Lives"
Picture: BBC


Great Lives

4 Extra Debut. Andrew Motion chooses the troubled life of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate for over 40 years. Matthew Parris presents. From August 2009.

Genre: History Documentary

When is Great Lives next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Extra June 29th, 6:30pm and on BBC Radio 4 Extra June 30th, 12:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Matthew Parris
Joan Bakewell
Victor Spinetti
Meredith Daneman
Adam Phillips
Image for Mike LeighMike Leigh
Francine Stock
Richard Ingrams
Stephen Johnson
Janette Scott
Stan Stennett