Great Inspirations

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01Lord Hattersley - R H Tawney2001081320060713 (BBC7)
20061120 (BBC7)
20070917 (BBC7)
20080505 (BBC7)
20081208 (BBC7)
20091019 (BBC7)
20091020 (BBC7)
20100614 (BBC7)
20130825 (BBC7)
20130826 (BBC7)

The former Labour Deputy Leader talks about how he was inspired by the socialist thinker RH Tawney's vision of equality.

Lord Hattersley talks about how he was inspired by the socialist thinker R H Tawney's vision of equality.

The former Labour Deputy Leader talks about RH Tawney's vision of equality.

The former Labour deputy leader on socialist thinker RH Tawney's vision of equality.

The former Labour deputy leader talks to Anne Perkins about his admiration for socialist thinker RH Tawney's vision of equality.

02Lord Howe - The Napoleon Of Notting Hill2001081420060714 (BBC7)
20061121 (BBC7)
20070918 (BBC7)
20080506 (BBC7)
20081209 (BBC7)
20091020 (BBC7)
20091021 (BBC7)
20100615 (BBC7)
20130901 (BBC7)
20130902 (BBC7)

The former foreign secretary talks about his admiration for the novels of GK Chesterton.

The former foreign secretary talks to Anne Perkins about his admiration for the political message of a GK Chesterton novel.

The former Foreign Secretary discusses how he was influenced by one of his favourite books, written by GK Chesterton.

Former Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe discusses one of his favourite books and its influence on him.

Former Foreign Secretary Lord Howe talks about his admiration for GK Chesterton's comic novel The Napoleon of Notting Hill.

The former Foreign Secretary discusses how he was influenced by a GK Chesterton book.

03Baroness Williams - Karl Polanyi2001081520060717 (BBC7)
20061122 (BBC7)
20070919 (BBC7)
20080507 (BBC7)
20081210 (BBC7)
20091021 (BBC7)
20091022 (BBC7)
20100616 (BBC7)
20130908 (BBC7)

The Liberal Democrat grandee talks to Anne Perkins about her admiration for Karl Polanyi.

The Liberal Democrat grandee talks to Anne Perkins about her admiration for the economic historian Karl Polanyi.

The Liberal Democrat grandee talks to Anne Perkins about why the economic historian Karl Polanyi was her great inspiration.

Baroness Williams talks to Anne Perkins about why the economic historian Karl Polanyi was her great inspiration.

04Boris Johnson - Thucydides2001081620060718 (BBC7)
20061123 (BBC7)
20070920 (BBC7)
20080508 (BBC7)
20081211 (BBC7)
20091022 (BBC7)
20091023 (BBC7)
20100617 (BBC7)

The Mayor of London talks to Anne Perkins about his admiration for the Greek historian Thucydides.

The Mayor of London talks about his admiration for the Greek historian Thucydides.

The Conservative politician talks to journalist Anne Perkins about how he became inspired by the Greek historian Thucydides.

Gaffe-prone tory toff Boris Johnson talks to political journalist Anne Perkins about how he became inspired by the Greek historian Thucydides.

05 LASTFrank Field - John Strachey2001081720060719 (BBC7)
20061124 (BBC7)
20070921 (BBC7)
20080509 (BBC7)
20081212 (BBC7)
20091023 (BBC7)
20091024 (BBC7)
20100618 (BBC7)

The Labour MP talks to Anne Perkins about his great inspiration, the communist writer and philosopher, John Strachey.

Frank Field talks to Anne Perkins about his great inspiration, the communist writer and philosopher, John Strachey.

The Labour MP tells Anne Perkins of his admiration for communist writer John Strachey.

The Labour MP talks to Anne Perkins about his admiration for the communist writer and philosopher John Strachey.