Omnibus Episode guide

  1. Gore Vidal's Gore Vidal Part One

    The first part of a profile follows Gore Vidal around the scenes of his youth.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 1995

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  2. Omnibus Special:One Prom Short of a Season

    An off-beat history of the Proms told through music, archive and anecdote.

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 1995

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  3. Jean Renoir:1:from La Belle Epoque to World War II

    Part one of a documentary on Jean Renoir, one of the greatest French film directors.

    First broadcast: 04 Apr 1995

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  4. Freeze, but Is It Art?

    A portrait of Damien Hirst, presented as a drug-induced nightmare.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 1994

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  5. Studs Terkel's Chicago

    Profile of Studs Terkel, the acclaimed Chicagoan broadcaster. (1985)

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 1985

  6. Richard Long

    Richard Baker celebrates the elusive English sculptor and land artist Richard Long. (1983)

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 1983

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  7. Portraits - Face to Face

    A film about portrait painting, focusing on the role of the artist and the human face.

    First broadcast: 18 Mar 1976

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  8. Shafts of Sunlight

    A look at a weekend in the coal-mining village of South Elmsall, near Doncaster. (1975)

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 1975

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  9. Omnibus File: Thrillers and Crime Fiction

    Omnibus reports on play The Mousetrap, now on its 8,320th performance. (1972)

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 1972

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  10. The More We Are Together

    Profile of architect Eric Lyons, whose company builds modern suburban housing. (1969)

    First broadcast: 04 May 1969

  11. Makers of the Queen's Music

    Recruiting regimental musicians at Kneller Hall Military School of Music. (1969)

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 1969

  12. Diaghilev: The Years Abroad

    Peter Ustinov examines the early career of Russian impresario Diaghilev. (1968)

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 1968

  13. Henry Moore

    John Read joins sculptor Henry Moore on a trip to Castleford, Moore's home town. (1967)

    First broadcast: 11 Nov 1967

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