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The arts series edited and presented by Alan Yentob.

imagine... Episodes

Summer 2017: 1. Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures

Imagine... - Summer 2017: 1. Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures

An unflinching and uncompromising portrait of one of the most controversial photographers.

29-07-2017

BBC 4

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Summer 2010 - Tom Jones - What Good Am I?

Imagine... - Summer 2010 - Tom Jones - What Good Am I?

Alan Yentob examines the extraordinary story of one of Britain's most recognisable pop icons, Sir Tom Jones. In a frank and revealing interview, Sir Tom describes his rise ...

31-08-2014

BBC 4

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BBC 4

Summer 2013 - Rod Stewart: Can't Stop Me Now

Imagine... - Summer 2013 - Rod Stewart: Can't Stop Me Now

Rod Stewart has had a remarkable musical journey. Alan Yentob visits Rod at his homes and examines an entertaining career across five decades.

08-08-2014

BBC 4

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Summer 2013 - Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?

Imagine... - Summer 2013 - Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?

Alan Yentob with the story of a nanny who died in 2009 and left behind a secret hoard of photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, and found by chance, they now sell for thousands.

06-08-2014

BBC 4

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Winter 2013 - Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

Imagine... - Winter 2013 - Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

The story of how a shy, former private in the 101st Airborne - Jimi Hendrix - became the greatest rock guitarist of all time, using never-before-seen performance footage.

12-07-2014

BBC 4

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Summer 2014 - Monty Python: And Now For Something Rather Similar

Imagine... - Summer 2014 - Monty Python: And Now For Something Rather Similar

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.

29-06-2014

BBC 4

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Summer 2014 - Philip Roth Unleashed Part 2

Imagine... - Summer 2014 - Philip Roth Unleashed Part 2

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.

27-05-2014

BBC 4

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Summer 2014 - Philip Roth Unleashed Part 1

Imagine... - Summer 2014 - Philip Roth Unleashed Part 1

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.

20-05-2014

BBC 4

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Summer 2014 - Rio 50 Degrees: Carry On Carioca

Imagine... - Summer 2014 - Rio 50 Degrees: Carry On Carioca

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.

18-05-2014

BBC 4

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BBC 4