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Summer 2011

Episode 2: The Pharaohs' Museum on Liberation Square

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Alan Yentob visits Egypt's National Museum, possibly the most precious museum in the world, which stood at the centre of the action during the revolution on Cairo's Tahrir Square. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Producer:
Jill Nicholls
Director:
Jill Nicholls
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Omar Sharif
Interviewed Guest:
Ahdaf Soueif

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Summer 2011

Episode 5: Iraq in Venice

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Arts documentary. With Iraq having a presence at the Venice Biennale for the first time since Saddam Hussein's rise to power, Imagine follows the chosen artists ahead of the show. Show more

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Summer 2011

Episode 4: Harry Nilsson: The Missing Beatle

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Channel IslandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Alan Yentob introduces John Scheinfeld's documentary, which tells the story of the riotous life and music of Harry Nilsson, a friend and hero of John Lennon's. Show more

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Summer 2011

Episode 1: The Man Who Forgot How to Read and Other Stories

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Alan Yentob meets clinical neurologist Dr Oliver Sacks. Through fascinating case studies, the film explores how humans see, not just with their eyes, but also with the mind. Show more

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Summer 2011

Episode 3: Lennon: The New York Years

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 5 months

Alan Yentob introduces Michael Epstein's film uncovering John Lennon and Yoko Ono's move to New York City, as Lennon sought to escape the mayhem of the Beatles era. Show more