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2008

27 May 2008
Doris Lessing: The Hostess and the Alien
Arts and culture program. Doris Lessing, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature, is both 'hostess' and 'alien' - the hostess, who presents a public face to the world, and the private person who writes, dreams and 'experiments with her life'. Alan Yentob meets the feisty 88-year-old whose 'myth country' is still the African bush where she was brought up. All her life she's been fighting her mother - a relationship she explores in her latest book.
 
3 Jun. 2008
Oliver Sacks: Tales of Music and the Brain
Alan Yentob talks to Dr. Oliver Sacks about his latest book 'Musicophila: Tales of Music and the Brain' which deals with the power of music and how it helps those with extreme neurological conditions, and meets some extraordinary people overcame their conditions with music.
 
10 Jun. 2008
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens
Barbara Leibovitz's intimate biography of her sister the photographer Annie Leibovitz.
 
17 Jun. 2008
A Trip to Asia: On the Road with the Berlin Philharmonic
Following the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra with the conductor Simon Rattle as they embark on a concert tour of Asia.
 
1 Jul. 2008
Werner Herzog: Beyond Reason
Alan Yentob meets the renowned German film director Werner Herzog in this documentary from the BBC's flagship 'Imagine' strand. Herzog is as far from the mainstream as it is possible to be, so it is a surprise when Alan finds him living in the Hollywood Hills. Spending time with Werner at some of his favorite Los Angeles locations, Alan attempts to uncover whether Herzog is the maverick risk-taker he appears to be. He also questions what the future is for Herzog - will he succeed in bucking the Hollywood system, or will he be forced to compromise his unique vision and...
 

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