Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn is an acclaimed documentary television series that debuted in the United States on PBS on January 21, 1993. It is Audrey Hepburn's final performance before the camera, filmed on location in seven countries in the spring and summer of 1990. Hepburn was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement posthumously.
The series features Hepburn visiting exemplary and elegant gardens both private and public; each episode sets forth a different garden theme, as well as aesthetic, environmental, historical or horticultural concepts. Interspersed with Hepburn's on-camera performances are expository and historical background segments narrated both by Audrey Hepburn and Michael York.<br />The first six episodes aired in 1993, however the final two installments were not broadcast until 1996. In all, there are eight episodes: These are:<br />
Episode 1. "Roses and Rose Gardens": An adventure with the flower of legend, romance and beauty
Episode 2. "Formal Gardens": A journey through the evolution of formal garden design