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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Over the course of six short films, Simon Armitage goes behind the scenes of some of his most famous poems to help viewers understand the building blocks that create them. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Armitage
Producer:
Sarah Ager
Director:
Sarah Ager
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Executive Producer:
Katy Jones

Big City Park

Episode 15: Happy Birthday May

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dara tells Ruairi and Billy that it is May's birthday but that she is keeping it quiet. Dara and Billy try to find something special for her birthday. Show more

Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 2

Episode 15: Why Parrot Can't Keep a Secret

on BBC Two England

Stories about how different animals became distinctive. Parrot cannot open his beak, until one day when he sees a beast steal Lion's mane. Show more

ZingZillas

Series 3

Episode 3: Giddyup and Go

on BBC Two England

A band of primate friends play music in their tropical island paradise. Drum wants to make clippity clop noises in the Big Zing, which is inspired by the French horn. Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Two amateur cooks go head-to-head to see if they can create a restaurant in their own homes for one night. Karen Bielby pits her eclectic menu against Martin Le Vogeur. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nadia Sawalha
Participant:
Karen Bielby
Participant:
Martin Le Vogeur
Producer:
Ben Roy
Director:
Ben Roy

Hairy Bikers' Best of British

Series 1

Episode 19: Takeaways

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

The bikers celebrate British food. The duo explore how Britain's love affair with takeaway food has evolved and cook some of their favourites. Show more

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Series 4

Episode 10: Charlie Ross vs Paul Hayes: Showdown

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Antiques challenge. Experts Paul Hayes and Charlie Ross have a 48-hour face-off at a Nottinghamshire antiques fair, trying to make the most profit from running an antiques stall. Show more

Eggheads

Series 13

Episode 30

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Alan Titchmarsh celebrates the great craftsmanship behind the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Plus there is a profile of designer Arne Maynard. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Michael Wood begins his people's history of Britain by tracing the roots of the country, from the end of the Roman Empire in Britannia through to the coming of the Anglo-Saxons. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Wood
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Producer:
Sally Thomas
Series Editor:
Gerry Branigan
Series Producer:
Rebecca Dobbs

Episodes

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy series. When network head Merc Lapidus's father dies, Sean and Beverly get a lesson in grief, Hollywood-style.

Contributors

As Himself:
Matt LeBlanc
Beverly Lincoln:
Tamsin Greig
Sean Lincoln:
Stephen Mangan
Merc Lapidus:
John Pankow
Morning Randolph:
Mircea Monroe
Jamie Lapidus:
Genevieve O'Reilly
Carol's Assistant:
Laurie Calvert
Hair Guy:
Ronan Summers
Andy Button:
Joseph May
Myra Licht:
Daisy Haggard
Executive Producer:
David Crane
Executive Producer:
Jeffrey Klarik
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Hazel Irvine introduces the best of the action from day two of the PGA Championship at Wentworth, as the European Tour's finest look to make the cut for the final two rounds. Show more

Contributors

Commentator:
Peter Alliss
Commentator:
Ken Brown
Commentator:
Andrew Cotter
Executive Producer:
Paul Davies
Producer:
Kate McKeag

Later... with Jools Holland

Series 40

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Joining Jools on the final show of the series are Jamaican legend Jimmy Cliff, Esperanza Spalding, Swedish quintet The Hives, Paloma Faith, pop synth duo Beach House and Jake Bugg. Show more

Taken

Episode 4: Acid Tests

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sci-fi series. 1970: Owen Crawford's son Sam makes a discovery in Alaska that has serious consequences, while Jesse returns from Vietnam and tries to rebuild his life. Show more

Contributors

Sam Crawford:
Ryan Merriman
Owen Crawford:
Joel Gretsch
Eric Crawford:
Andy Powers
Marty Erikson:
John Hawkes
Tom Clarke:
Ryan Hurst
Becky Clarke:
Chad Morgan
Director:
Bryan Spicer

Series

Taken

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