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.
The first of a two-part profile aboutthe surrealist painter Salvador Dali. Biographer Ian Gibson delves into Dali's life and art, uncoveringthe sources of his most startling images.
In the second and concluding part of the biography of artist Salvador Dali , Ian Gibson explores Dali and his wife Gala's wealth and celebrity in the USA. The programme looks at the commercialisation and the dominating themes of Dali's later work, which included impotence, sexual voyeurism and the latest scientific discoveries, and examines his controversial declining years which were plagued by tax problems, fakes of his work, and his physical decay.