Great Lives is a History Documentary programme.

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Great Lives

Poet John Hegley chooses the author of 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', 'Sons and Lovers' and 'The Rainbow', DH Lawrence. Matthew Parris presents the biographical series in which his guests choose someone who has inspired their lives. Author Geoff Dyer offers the expert's view. From December 2010.

Genre: History Documentary

When is Great Lives next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Extra March 22nd, 6:30pm and on BBC Radio 4 Extra March 23rd, 12:30am. See more...

Main Cast

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