Waris Hussein Remembers… A Passage to India Airs January 31 2024 on BBC Four

Set to air at 10:00 PM on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, on BBC Four, “Waris Hussein Remembers… A Passage to India” offers a captivating glimpse into the world of British television in 1965. The episode centers on a young Waris Hussein, an experienced Indian director, who was taken aback to discover that the BBC planned a TV adaptation of E.M. Forster’s “A Passage to India” without him at the helm.

This documentary unfolds a compelling narrative, delving into the challenges faced by Hussein and the backdrop of a time when diversity in the industry was not as prevalent as it is today. The episode provides a unique opportunity to witness the clash of creative visions and the determination of an emerging director striving for recognition and representation.

Viewers can anticipate a journey through television history, exploring the impact of decisions made behind the scenes and shedding light on the challenges faced by artists of diverse backgrounds in the 1960s. “Waris Hussein Remembers… A Passage to India” promises an insightful and thought-provoking retrospective on the intersection of culture and creativity in the world of television.

Release Date & Time: 10:00 PM Wednesday 31 January 2024 on BBC Four

Waris Hussein Remembers… A Passage to India Cast –

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