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Season 2004 2004

  • 2004-05-22T23:00:00Z 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

2004x01 Syd Barrett: Crazy Diamond

  • Season Premiere

    2004-05-22T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Omnibus pays tribute to rock legend and founder member of Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett, the creative genius behind the band's early pioneering music. His departure from the band, after a drug-induced breakdown, was a bitter blow for them all, but hs legacy remains hugely influential. As this film tells of Barrett;s disintegration and struggle with the demons in his head, members of Pink Floyd describe the ways in which he still haunts their lives and their music