BBC One, Thursday 19th October, 9 pm.
The Ganges is like no other river on Earth. It brings life to hundreds of millions of people across India. In this ambitious, entertaining and illuminating three-part series, Sue Perkins goes on an extraordinary journey, spanning over 1,500 miles, from the Ganges source high in the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal. She travels through some of the most extraordinary, chaotic and exciting places on earth exploring the lives and landscapes of modern India.