NEW BBC show Icons is set to look at the people who influenced the 20th Century.
But when is it on? And what presenters are involved? Here’s the lowdown…
When is Icons on BBC2?
You can catch the first episode of Icons on BBC Two TONIGHT (January 8, 2018) at 9pm.
The next episode is TOMORROW at the same time.
You can watch it on the iPlayer once it has aired.
How does the show work?
Each episode a different presenter explores the achievements and legacies of some of the most acclaimed figures of the 20th century.
At the end of each programme, the public can vote for the greatest leader of the past century from that particular episode.
Then, along with the finalists from the other categories, will be put through to the live final at the end of the series.
Which presenters are taking part?
Leaders – Winston Churchill, Franklin D Roosevelt, Margaret Thatcher and Nelson Mandela.
Presented by Sir Trevor McDonald.
Explorers – Ernest Shackleton, Gertrude Bell, Neil Armstrong and Jane Goodall.
Presented by Dermot O’Leary.
Marie Curie, Alan Turing, Albert Einstein and Tu Youyou.
Presented by Chris Packham.
Entertainers – Charlie Chaplin, Billie Holiday, Marilyn Monroe, David Bowie.
Presented by Kathleen Turner.
Activists – Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller and Martin Luther King Jr.
Presented by Sanjeev Bhaskar.
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Sport stars – Muhammad Ali, Pelé, Billie Jean King and Tanni Grey-Thompson.
Presented by Clare Balding.
Artists and writers – Virginia Woolf, Pablo Picasso, Alfred Hitchcock and Andy Warhol.
Presented by Lily Cole.