The Specials frontman on George Best, Fleabag and bumper-crossword books for the over-50s.
The pianist talks Mozart in the Jungle, music education in schools, and Paris in the nineteenth century.
The poet talks Aneurin Bevan, “Lily the Pink”, and voice-activated socks.
The comedian and author talks Upstart Crow, PG Wodehouse, and Churchill and Attlee.
The writer talks punctuation, Seinfeld, and Nancy Pelosi.
The actress and activist talks Elizabeth I, Harry Potter, and Brexit.
The psychotherapist on admiring Mhairi Black, Chopin and why her Mastermind subject would be Jane Austen.
The judge talks Angela Merkel, standing to be an MP, and Modern slavery.
The novelist talks Angela Rayner, the bus routes of London, and Artemisia Gentileschi.
The Lib Dem MP talks Paddy Ashdown, Game of Thrones, and Charles Handy’s The Second Curve.
The broadcaster and former Paralympian on Nineties rave music, Nelson Mandela, and Game of Thrones.