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Happy Birthday BBC Two

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

A look back at some of BBC Two's most popular programmes, including Red Dwarf, Top Gear, Later... with Jools Holland, Gardeners' World and Have I Got News For You?

In the 1990s, the channel was home to groundbreaking drama series such as Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Our Friends in the North and This Life, as well as the Screen Two strand of one-off films.

The Death of Yugoslavia was a landmark documentary series chronicling the breakup of the former Yugoslavia, made and shown while the conflicts in the region were far from over. Meanwhile, Video Diaries allowed members of the public to make programmes about themselves.

There is also a look at some memorable comedy moments from The Fast Show, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer and I'm Alan Partridge. Show less

Contributors

Participant:
Rob Grant
Participant:
Robert Llewellyn
Participant:
Chris Barrie
Participant:
Jeremy Clarkson
Participant:
Jeanette Winterson
Participant:
Beeban Kidron
Participant:
Alan Yentob
Participant:
Bob Long
Participant:
Ian Hislop
Participant:
Anthony Minghella
Participant:
Mark Cooper
Participant:
Jools Holland
Participant:
Alan Titchmarsh
Participant:
Michael Jackson
Participant:
Brian Lapping
Participant:
Norma Percy
Participant:
Michael Wearing
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Peter Flannery
Participant:
Mark Strong
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Tony Garnett
Participant:
Amy Jenkins
Producer:
Mark Turnbull
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

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