" is a long-running current affairs documentary
series on BBC television
, focusing on investigative journalism
. The concept inspired the Australian ABC
documentary series Four Corners
. Richard Dimbleby was the original presenter, during the 1960s
. His son, David Dimbleby, went on to present the programme in later years.
Probably the most famous Panorama programme of all time was the interview of Diana, Princess of Wales by Martin Bashir, which occurred after her divorce and in which she admitted that many of the rumours about her private life were true.
The term panorama originally referred to the panoramic format.