Omnibus (UK) - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • Diaghilev: The Years Abroad
    1/2/68
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    Part one of a two-part documentary looking at the life and works of the Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev.
  • Diaghilev: The Years in Exile
    1/9/68
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    Part two of a two-part documentary looking at the life and works of the Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev.
  • Edith Evans: A Birthday Tribute
    1/16/68
    0.0
    Dame Edith Evans speaks to director Michael Elliott and film maker Bryan Forbes, about her varied career in films and on the stage.
  • Top Brass
    Top Brass
    Episode 4
    1/23/68
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    A documentary about a brass band competition between the Woodfalls silver, the Black Dyke mills, and The G.U.S. (footwear) bands.
  • Abelard and Heloise
    1/30/68
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    A tv dramatisation based on the story of the love letters sent between the mediaeval philosopher Peter Abelard and his one true love Héloïse, following their forced separation.
  • The Exile
    The Exile
    Episode 6
    2/6/68
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  • Tommy
    Tommy
    Episode 7
    3/26/68
    0.0
    Portrait of conductor and founder of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • God's Tunes
    God's Tunes
    Episode 8
    4/2/68
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  • China and the Barbarians
    4/23/68
    0.0
    Documentary focusing on the civilisation in China during the same time period that the Industrial Revolution was taking place in the West.
  • Whistle and I'll Come to You
    5/7/68
    10
    Original first showing of the tv adaptation of the M.R. James ghost story 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'.
  • My Name is Benvenuto Cellini
    5/21/68
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    TV dramatisation based on the autobiography of the Italian Renaissance artist and sculptor Benvenuto Cellini.
  • The Charm of Dynamite!
    5/28/68
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    A profile of and tribute to the French film director, producer and writer Abel Gance.
  • Corporal Jan
    Corporal Jan
    Episode 13
    6/18/68
    0.0
  • The Ken Russell Festival: Part 1
    6/25/68
    8.0
    A selection of earlier tv work by director Ken Russell. A House in Bayswater (1960). Prokofiev (1961).
  • The Ken Russell Festival: Part 2
    7/2/68
    9.5
    A selection of earlier tv work by director Ken Russell. The Dotty World of James Lloyd (Monitor 1964). Always On Sunday (Monitor 1965).
  • Song of Summer
    Song of Summer
    Episode 16
    9/15/68
    10
    Documentary drama about the life of composer Frederick Delius, based on Eric Fenby's 1936 novel 'Delius as I Knew Him'.
  • J.B. Priestley
    J.B. Priestley
    Episode 17
    9/22/68
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    British writer John Boynton Priestley talks about his life and literary works.
  • Olympia 1936
    Olympia 1936
    Episode 18
    10/29/68
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    A look at Olympia, the film of the Olympic Games held in Berlin in 1936, which was officially opened by Adolf Hitler.
  • Blow The Wind Southerly
    10/6/68
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    A profile of the life and work of classical singer Kathleen Ferrier.
  • All My Loving
    All My Loving
    Episode 20
    11/3/68
    4.5
    Documentary which uses violent film clips and pop star interviews to illustrate just how far removed the pop world is from the real world.
  • Rossini: The Long Farewell
    11/10/68
    0.0
  • The Hunted Man
    The Hunted Man
    Episode 22
    11/17/68
    8.5
    Profile of the life and works of writer Graham Greene, including some dramatised scenes from his books, and an interview with him conducted on the Orient Express, which was recorded in sound only due to his reluctance to be filmed.
  • Paul Gauguin: Quest For Silence
    11/24/68
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  • Rubinstein Speaks
    Rubinstein Speaks
    Episode 24
    12/1/68
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  • Hadrian VII
    Hadrian VII
    Episode 25
    12/8/68
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  • Tallulah Bankhead
    Tallulah Bankhead
    Episode 26
    12/15/68
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  • Make A Joyful Noise
    Make A Joyful Noise
    Episode 27
    12/22/68
    0.0
    A look at some of the musical works of composer Edward Gregson.
  • Eric Porter
    Eric Porter
    Episode 28
    12/29/68
    6.5