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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Topical news quiz with guest presenter Michael Aspel. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by Sara Cox and Reginald D Hunter.

Cosmetic enhancement may be chiefly associated with the last 30 years, but surgeons have long been fascinated with the idea of re-sculpting the human form, blurring the line between medicine and art. Here, Michael Mosely traces the often bizarre history of the controversial practice, from ancient reconstruction attempts to 21st-century Botox.
First shown on BBC4
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.20pm on BBC4

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosely
Producer:
John Holdsworth
Series producer:
Claudia Lewis
Series producer:
Kate Shiers-Ghellere

Mathew is in a mood; but fortunately for him, James has a very special surprise in store. Meanwhile, a bank job is interrupted by a mobile-phone problem and the Burger Boys visit the dentist.
Featuring a guest appearance by Paul Whitehouse.
First shown on BBC3

Contributors

Star:
Matthew Horne
Star:
James Corden
Guest:
Paul Whitehouse
Director:
Kathy Burke

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sketch show with Mathew Horne and James Corden. A bank job is interrupted when someone needs a phone charger, while the Burger Boys visit the dentist with disastrous results. Show more

The Culture Show

2009/2010

Episode 5: Manchester International Festival

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Tim Marlow presents from Albert Square in the final week, and looks at the collaboration between Elbow and the Halle. Tom Dyckhoff reviews Zaha Hadid's new chamber music hall. Show more

Bittersweet comedy drama. As a vain middle-aged woman prepares to undergo plastic surgery, her two grown-up daughters seem to have inherited her self-absorbed attitude.
Review page 34. (2001, 15)

Contributors

Director:
Nicole Holofcener
Michelle Marks:
Catherine Keener
Jane Marks:
Brenda Blethyn
Elizabeth Marks:
Emily Mortimer
Annie Marks:
Raven Goodwin
Lorraine:
Aunjanue Ellis
Bill:
Clark Gregg

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Family-oriented drama about a mother (Brenda Blethyn), her two grown-up daughters (Catherine Keener and Emily Mortimer), and a third adopted child who is just eight years old. Show more

Contributors

Michelle Marks:
Catherine Keener
Jane Marks:
Brenda Blethyn
Elizabeth Marks:
Emily Mortimer
Annie Marks:
Raven Goodwin
Kevin McCabe:
Dermot Mulroney
Dr Crane:
Michael Nouri

Unsettling Norwegian black comedy drama starring Trond Fausa Aurvag. Amnesiac Andreas settles slowly into a new, ordered life, but comes to realise the more sinister aspects of what everyone else deems a utopia.
In Norwegian with English subtitles.
Review page 34. (2006, 15)

Contributors

Director:
Jens Lien
Andreas:
Trond Fausa Aurvag

BBC Two England

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