Radio 4's breakfast news show traditionally welcomes in famous guests to run the festive programmes.
Emma Barnett has spoken about her most memorable 'breathtaking' interviews, and they are two which show the range of the topics the broadcaster covers.
"I have seen five foreign secretaries changed over the course of six years. That is unprecedented given the politics of the UK."
Nazanin Ratcliffe-Zahari remains held hostage in Iran. For her husband, Christmas is still about trying to create happy memories for their seven-year-old daughter.
Richard Ratcliffe has issued an urgent plea to Boris Johnson to help free his wife and make amends
The former Foreign Secretary said he feels 'sorry' for jailed British-Iranian charity worker Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe but said responsibility lies with Iran.
Her lawyer has confirmed that early release could be a possibility.