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.
Bestselling crime writer Patricia Cornwell has set herself her toughest assignment yet - discovering the true identity of Jack the Ripper, widely seen as the world's first serial killer. Cornwell applies 21st Century scientific methods to these century-old crimes and is now convinced she knows the Ripper's identity. But how will her evidence be received?
Earlier this year Les Misérables became the first full-scale western musical to be performed inside Communist China. Given only days to rehearse, get used to the Shanghai Grand Theatre and let voices acclimatise, how would the US touring cast cope? Omnibus was there to find out.