Great Lives is a History Documentary programme.

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Great Lives

4 Extra Debut. Matthew Parris presents the biographical series in which his guests choose someone who has inspired their lives. TV comedy producer John Lloyd selects the maverick American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome, as his choice of a great life. From April 2010.

Genre: History Documentary

When is Great Lives next on TV?

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