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Summer 2014

Episode 1: Rio 50 Degrees: Carry on CaRIOca

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

As Brazil prepares to host the Fifa World Cup this summer and the Olympic Games in 2016, imagine... explores the cultural and social history of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Show more

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Summer 2014

Episode 2: Philip Roth Unleashed Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Hailed by many as America's greatest living writer, Philip Roth, in conversation with Alan Yentob, is ready to tell the whole story in this special two-part film. Show more

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Summer 2014

Episode 3: Philip Roth Unleashed Part 2

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

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

Alan Yentob talks to author Philip Roth about his exploration of some of the great themes of the American century, including civil rights, McCarthyism and the Vietnam war. Show more

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Summer 2014

Episode 4: Monty Python: And Now for Something Rather Similar

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Alan Yentob meets the five surviving members of Monty Python - John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle - as they prepare to reunite on stage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
John Cleese
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Palin
Interviewed Guest:
Terry Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Terry Gilliam
Interviewed Guest:
Eric Idle
Producer:
Jack Cocker
Director:
Jack Cocker
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob