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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Richard Hammond presents another edition of his science game show, with experiments involving two plumbing plungers, opera singers and a septic tank. Show more

Pixelface

Series 2

Episode 5: You're History

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series set in the imagined world inside a games console. Alexia receives a gift from her Russian uncle: a red jigsaw block. But the block starts multiplying... Show more

Contributors

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

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. A young girl is forced to toil in a hat shop. Her only joy is her friendship with Howl the wizard. But when a witch sees her happiness, she curses her to be old. Show more

Contributors

Grandma Sophie:
Jean Simmons
Calcifer:
Billy Crystal
Young Sophie:
Emily Mortimer
Madame Suliman:
Blythe Danner
The Witch of the Waste:
Lauren Bacall

Birds Britannia

Episode 3: Seabirds

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Series about the UK's birds. Our relationship with seabirds is an ancient and turbulent one, an untold chapter in the history of our rise and fall as a seafaring people. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bill Paterson
Narrator:
Bill Paterson
Series Producer:
Stephen Moss
Series Producer:
Stephen Moss
Producer:
Susie Painter
Producer:
Susie Painter
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Tony Soper
Participant:
Tony Soper
Participant:
Kate Humble
Participant:
Kate Humble
Participant:
Andrew Motion
Participant:
Andrew Motion
Participant:
Jeremy Mynott
Participant:
Jeremy Mynott
Participant:
David Lindo
Participant:
David Lindo
Participant:
Roy Dennis

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

The Irish Sea

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Coast team reveals how shared seas unite us all. Neil Oliver explores the Isle of Man, while Alice Roberts gets trapped in quicksand at Morecambe Bay. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

The Culture Show

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales

EĆ²rpa

BBC Two Scotland

Flog It!

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 13: Melksham

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and the team are in rural Wiltshire. Some 18th-century bottles that have lain discarded at the bottom of a canal for over 100 years attract attention. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Director:
Rebecca Whyte
Series Producer:
Carole Lochhead

Regional Variations (2)

Mastermind

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dad's Army

Series 3

Episode 1: The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Classic sitcom about the Home Guard unit of Walmington-on-Sea. The men add an armoured car to their fighting strength.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Walker:
James Beck
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Miss Meadow:
Jean St Clair
Angry Man:
Nigel Hawthorne
Mrs Peters:
Queenie Watts
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Regional Variations (2)

Story of Light Entertainment

Episode 1: Double Acts

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition looks at double acts from Laurel and Hardy to Morecambe and Wise, from Reeves and Mortimer to Ant and Dec. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

A look at how British musicals reclaimed the West End from American domination after WWII, with contributions from Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cameron Mackintosh and Tim Rice. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Juliet Rice
Participant:
Cameron Mackintosh
Participant:
Tim Rice
Participant:
Elaine Paige
Participant:
Ron Moody
Participant:
Bill Kenwright
Participant:
Sheila Hancock
Participant:
Harold Prince
Participant:
Robert Stigwood
Participant:
Tommy Steele
Participant:
Paul Nicholas
Participant:
Willy Russell

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime caper set in Dublin and starring Colin Farrell. The fates of various characters become intertwined after a shelf-stacker loses his girlfriend to the local bank manager. Show more

Contributors

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

An old professor creates a mind-capturing device. His wife uses it on a bored young man and becomes obsessed with the pleasures she experiences. Starring Boris Karloff. Show more

Contributors

Professor Marcus Monserrat:
Boris Karloff
Estelle Monserrat:
Catherine Lacey
Mike Roscoe:
Ian Ogilvy

BBC Two England

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