Programme Index

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Richard Hammond's Blast Lab

Series 3

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Science game show. The theme is pressure and the two teams of budding scientists set off mini rockets by dropping fizzy tablets into pots of various sorts of liquid. Show more

Pixelface

Series 2

Episode 4: Fast and Furious

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series set in the imagined world inside a games console. Sgt Riley realises something is not quite right and that he has accidentally entered a parallel console. Show more

Contributors

Aethelwynne:
Will Andrews
Rex Dynamo:
David Armand
Claireparker:
Anna Crilly
Voice of the Console:
Tara Flynn
Kiki Nova:
Hannah Job
Sgt Riley:
Gareth Tunley
Director:
Syd Macartney
Series Producer:
Jeremy Salsby

The Sky at Night

Age of the Infrared

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Patrick Moore looks at how space telescopes such as Herschel and Spitzer use their infrared eyes to see the cold parts of the sky where stars are being born. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Paul G Abel

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two England

Slapstick comedy about an impoverished man who poses as a dentist to escape loan sharks who are after him, while staying with an unsuspecting couple. Sinbad and Phil Hartman star. Show more

Contributors

Kevin Franklin (Derek):
Sinbad undefined
Gary Young:
Phil Hartman
Emily Young:
Kim Greist
Larry, Tattoo Artist:
Stan Shaw
Dr Derek Bond:
Ron Glass
Ron Timmerman:
Jeffrey Jones
Jason Young:
Chauncey Leopardi
Sarah Young:
Talia Seider
Brooke Young:
Kim Murphy
Pauly Gasperini:
Paul Ben-Victor
Joey Gasperini:
Tony Longo
Steve 'ST-3':
Kevin Jordan
Mr Pike:
Mason Adams
Producer:
Joe Roth

Genres

Formats

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Witty update of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan. A gold-digging American pursues a wealthy Lord as he honeymoons with his young wife on the Amalfi coast.

Contributors

Meg Windermere:
Scarlett Johansson
Mrs Erlynne:
Helen Hunt
Lord Darlington:
Stephen Campbell Moore
Contessa Lucchino:
Milena Vukotic
Robert Windemere:
Mark Umbers
Director:
Mike Barker

Formats

Birds Britannia

Episode 2: Waterbirds

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Documentary series about birds that live in the UK. The British have always had a passion for waterbirds but our destruction of wetlands meant their possible extinction. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Mastermind

BBC Two Northern Ireland

EĆ²rpa

BBC Two Scotland

Dad's Army

Series 1

Episode 4: Sgt Wilson's Little Secret

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wartime sitcom. Sergeant Wilson's commitment to Home Guard activities wavers while he has a little problem of his own to contend with.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Producer:
David Croft

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 22

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Featuring the National Theatre of Scotland's new adaptation of The Wicker Man, a major new Picasso exhibition opening at Tate Britain, and Mark Kermode's very own film awards. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Antony Penrose
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Producer:
Eleanor Horne
Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Presenter:
Charlie Luxton
Participant:
Gary Gard
Presenter:
Toby Young
Presenter:
Noddy Holder

Regional Variations (2)

Track Cycling World Cup

2011/2012

London - Day 2

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two Scotland

Jake Humphrey introduces action from the second day of the World Cup meeting at the Olympic Velodrome in London. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Baka: A Cry from the Rainforest

BBC Two Scotland

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Painted Life explores the life and work of Lucian Freud. Including interviews with those closest to him and unique footage of him painting his last work shortly before his death. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Extended version of the classic news quiz with Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Benedict Cumberbatch and guest panellists Victoria Coren and Jon Richardson.

Pan Am

Episode 13: Romance Languages

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series about a 1960s airline. The Clipper Majestic is bound for Rome. Colette looks after an unescorted young boy who becomes infatuated with her. Show more

Contributors

Ted Vanderway:
Michael Mosley
Dean Lowrey:
Mike Vogel
Kate Cameron:
Kelli Garner
Niko Lonza:
Goran Visnjic
Roger Anderson:
David Harbour

Genres

Series

Pan Am

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Witty drama about a baseball groupie, Annie Savoy, who must choose between a raw, talented rookie and a mature but fading veteran. Starring Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon. Show more

Contributors

Crash Davis:
Kevin Costner
Annie Savoy:
Susan Sarandon
Ebby LaLoosh:
Tim Robbins

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 22

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Featuring the National Theatre of Scotland's new adaptation of The Wicker Man, a major new Picasso exhibition opening at Tate Britain, and Mark Kermode's very own film awards. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Antony Penrose
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Pauline Law
Series Producer:
Eleanor Horne
Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Presenter:
Charlie Luxton
Participant:
Gary Gard
Presenter:
Toby Young
Presenter:
Noddy Holder

BBC Two England

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