imagine… returns to BBC One schedule this weekend

Presented by Alan Yentob, BBC One’s flagship arts documentary strand, produced by BBC Studios returns this weekend with an impressive line-up.

imagine… joins Rupert Everett halfway through his epic ten year quest to write, direct and star in his own film about the tragic last years of his hero Oscar Wilde. Turkey’s best known writer, the Nobel prize-winning Orhan Pamuk visits the backstreets of Istanbul and places which have inspired his work. And another chance to see imagine… Margaret Atwood: You Have Been Warned!

Alan Yentob, presenter and Series Editor of imagine… says: “This month imagine… embarks on some awfully big adventures. We have been stalking Rupert Everett for five long years in his relentless pursuit of the backing to make his dream come true. And we’ve spent days and nights in the company of the Nobel prize winning author Orhan Pamuk capturing the sights and sounds and stories of the city he loves with a passion. Finally as Margaret Atwood ‘s The Handmaid’s Tale continues to receive accolades around the world, the television sequel comes to air and here is another opportunity to see the imagine… broadcast last year.”

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