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Season 1973 1973

  • 1973-02-18T00:00:00Z on BBC One
  • 50 mins
  • 50 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary

Omnibus was an arts-based BBC television documentary series, broadcast mainly on BBC1 in the United Kingdom. The programme was the successor to the long-running arts-based series 'Monitor'.
It ran from 1967 until 2003, usually being transmitted on Sunday evenings. During its 35-year history, the programme won 12 Bafta awards.
The series was replaced by Imagine hosted by Alan Yentob.

1 episode

1973x01 Fools Rush in: Morecambe and Wise

  • Season Premiere

    1973-02-18T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

This documentary follows Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise through the making of one of their BBC shows. Their name was once so far down the bill they could have been mistaken for the printers, but at the height of their fame, this program follows two weeks of rehearsals leading up to the broadcast of show 5 series 7.