Season episodes list 1996

S1996E01

S1996E01 : Paul Verhoeven : from Holland to Hollywood (aired on 01/08/1996)

Paul Verhoeven's directorial career has produced hits such as Robocop, Total Recall and Basic…
S1996E02

S1996E02 : Through Many Dangers: the Story of Gospel Music (aired on 01/15/1996)

Omnibus tells the story of how black American gospel music evolved. The African tradition of slave…
S1996E03

S1996E03 : The Ploughboy of the Western World (aired on 01/22/1996)

Tonight, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the death of Robert Burns , Omnibus explores his…
S1996E04

S1996E04 : Theft of the Century (aired on 01/23/1996)

The events that led up to the discovery of Edvard Munch 's masterpiece, The Scream, that was stolen…
S1996E05

S1996E05 : A Day on the Mountain (aired on 02/05/1996)

Artist Paul Cezanne was obsessed with the mountain of Saint Victoire in Provence. Here three…
S1996E07

S1996E07 : Written on Water: a Film about Budapest (aired on 04/22/1996)

A report on the city of Budapest which has been in an almost ceaseless struggle for survival in the…
S1996E08

S1996E08 : What a Relief! Ten Years of Comic Relief (aired on 04/29/1996)

With the help of the stars and founders Omnibus tells the history of Comic Relief and examines how…
S1996E09

S1996E09 : Eve Arnold In Retrospect (aired on 05/13/1996)

Celebrated photographer Eve Arnold has travelled the world, crossed political and social boundaries…
S1996E10

S1996E10 : Degas: the Old Man Mad about Art (aired on 05/20/1996)

It was always said that Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas , the great impressionist painter, became a…
S1996E11

S1996E11 : Royal Court Diaries (aired on 11/05/1996)

Tonight's special edition of Omnibus provides an insider's guide to how the world-famous Royal…