On a road trip to Rahasthan, the team meet musicians whose existence is threatened by the new India; gypsy dancers literally bend over backward to pick up rupees.
Iraq has a presence at the Venice Biennale for the first time since Saddam Hussein's rise to power; Iraqi artists prepare exhibits for the prestigious show.
Alan Yentob meets clinical neurologist and author Dr Oliver Sacks; he looks at fascinating and bizarre cases of patients who have lost the ability to read, recognize faces and see in three dimensions.
Tony Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, is followed through a testing year that reaches its climax with the launch of a production of Wagner's Ring Cycle.
Alan Yentob looks at the life of playwright Arthur Miller and interviews him about his life and his latest play.
An intimate look at one of Britain's greatest living painters, Lucian Freud, by the people who know him best - the sitters seen in his extraordinary portraits.
Sir John Soane, the first innovator of British architecture who broke away from classical styles.
How Bryn Terfel adapts his voice for everything from Wagner to traditional Welsh songs.