Programme Index

Discover 10,050,376 listings and 230,622 playable programmes from the BBC

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Science series. Communication is more important than ever. But what is the fastest way of sending a message? The Lab Rats' experiment solves this important debate once and for all. Show more

Pixelface

Series 2

Episode 8: Strictly Romford

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series set inside a games console. Romford acquires himself a body, but it is not exactly what he expected; and Kiki enters a ballroom dancing competition. Show more

Contributors

Aethelwynne:
Will Andrews
Rex Dynamo:
David Armand
Sgt Riley:
Gareth Tunley
Kiki Nova:
Hannah Job
Claireparker:
Anna Crilly
Voice of the Console:
Tara Flynn
Director:
Syd Macartney
Series Producer:
Jeremy Salsby
Additional Voices:
Chris Pavlo
Alien Cloned Robot:
Jeremiah Krage
Alien Cloned Robot:
James Dodd
Romford's Body:
James Dodd

Blue Peter

Helen's Polar Challenge for Sport Relief

Episode 7

on BBC Two England

It is just day two of Helen's 500-mile Sport Relief trek to the South Pole, and already she is behind schedule. But Helen hopes to make up the miles by using the kites. Show more

Hacker Time

Series 1

Episode 10: Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams

on BBC Two England

Hacker T Dog has managed to get his own TV programme! Hacker tricks BBC Breakfast presenters Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams into the studio. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Sid Cole
Executive Producer:
Annette Williams
Puppeteer:
Phil Fletcher
Participant:
Bill Turnbull
Participant:
Sian Williams

Escape to the Country

Series 10 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 19: Norfolk

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Denise Nurse helps a couple swap the suburbs of Southampton for semi-retirement in north Norfolk. They have a maximum budget of 450,000 pounds. Show more

Formula 1

2012

The Australian Grand Prix - Qualifying Highlights

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jake Humphrey presents highlights of the qualifying action from Melbourne as the new Formula 1 season gets underway. Commentary by Ben Edwards and David Coulthard. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jake Humphrey
Commentator:
Ben Edwards
Commentator:
David Coulthard
Editor-of-the-Day:
Mark Wilkin

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Historical drama set before and during the English Civil War in the 17th century. Charles I and Oliver Cromwell first clash in Parliament before taking to the battlefield. Show more

Contributors

Oliver Cromwell:
Richard Harris
King Charles I:
Sir Alec Guinness
Earl of Manchester:
Robert Morley
Queen Henrietta Maria:
Dorothy Tutin
John Carter:
Frank Finlay
Prince Rupert:
Timothy Dalton
The Earl of Strafford:
Patrick Wymark
Hugh Peters:
Patrick Magee
Sir Edward Hyde:
Nigel Stock
The Earl of Essex:
Charles Gray
Director:
Ken Hughes
Producer:
Irving Allen
Writer:
Ken Hughes

Regional Variations (2)

Flog It!

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 17: Monmouth

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

In this edition, coming from Monmouth, Paul Martin is joined by experts Charlie Ross and Mark Stacey. Their finds include an Austrian bronze and an art deco bracelet. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Charlie Ross
Participant:
Mark Stacey

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

Series 3

Episode 4: The Bullet Is Not for Firing

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring calls a court of inquiry when the platoon's ammunition is used up on a passing aircraft. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Leading Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
The Verger:
Edward Sinclair
Captain Cutts:
Michael Knowles
Captain Pringle:
Tim Barrett
Mrs Dowding:
May Warden
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Regional Variations (2)

The Story of Light Entertainment

Series 1 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 4: The Comics

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Series tracing the roots of light entertainment. This edition charts the comedian's rise to the top, from working men's clubs to Tony Hancock to 1980s alternative comedy. Show more

How God Made the English

Episode 1: A Chosen People?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Diarmaid MacCulloch explores what it means to be English. In this episode, he chronicles the roots of the idea that the English think themselves better than others. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Anna Cox
Director:
Anna Cox
Executive Producer:
Jean-Claude Bragard

Regional Variations (2)

Have I Got Old News For You

Series 41

Episode 7

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Popular news quiz. Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Bill Bailey, and guest panellists Armando Iannucci and Jack Whitehall. Show more

Arena

The Dreams of William Golding

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

An insight into the private obsessions and insecurities of the author of Lord of the Flies. With contributions from his daughter and son and bestselling author Stephen King. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Anthony Wall
Director:
Adam Low
Participant:
Judy Golding
Participant:
David Golding
Participant:
John Carey
Participant:
John Gray
Participant:
Nigel Williams
Participant:
June Osborne
Participant:
Stephen King

Brand

Arena

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sarah Millican presents a mixture of comedy and interviews inspired by TV. She looks at costume drama with special reference to zombies, and meets Simon Callow and Phyllis Logan. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama about a woman (Thandie Newton) who is forced to leave Africa when her husband is wrongly imprisoned, becoming housekeeper to a reclusive pianist (David Thewlis) in Italy. Show more

Contributors

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