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The Adventures of Abney & Teal

Series 1

Episode 22: Christmas Adventures of Abney and Teal

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Animated adventures of two friends who live on an island in the middle of the big city. Abney and Teal search all over the island to find the perfect tree. Show more

4 O'Clock Club

The First Gang

Episode 3: Maths

on BBC Two England

Available for 9 months

Comedy. To get out of maths homework, Josh claims he has number blindness and persuades novice supply teacher Janucek to let him off. Show more

M.I. High

Series 5

Episode 3: Ghosts

on BBC Two England

Available for 10 months

Children's spy drama. Both Rose and Oscar begin to see strange sights and a mysterious figure after Bodleian, the world's first artificial intelligence is destroyed by SKUL. Show more

Contributors

Carrie Stewart:
Charlene Osuagwu
Oscar Cole:
Ben Kerfoot
Frank London:
Jonny Freeman
Mr Flatley:
Chris Stanton
Scoop Doggy:
Sam Melvin
Avril Franklin:
Jenny Huxley Golden
Davina Berry:
Eliza Cummings-Cove
Donovan Butler:
Joseph Cocklin
Homie Apathy:
Anthony Genas
Theo Phantom:
William Beck
Patsy Stooge:
Joanna Brookes
Bodleian/Crime:
Don Warrington
Writer:
Ben Ward
Director:
Mat King

Dani's House

Series 2

Episode 12: Christmas Special - Scrooge Tube

on BBC Two England

Available for 8 months

Surreal sitcom about an aspiring actress. Max is visited by a series of ghosts, who do their best to teach him the real meaning of Christmas. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated musical fantasy set in a world where every holiday has its own special land. Tired of the same old routine in Hallowe'en Town, the Pumpkin King gatecrashes Christmas Town. Show more

Contributors

Jack Skellington:
Chris Sarandon
Jack Skellington (singing):
Danny Elfman
Sally / Shock:
Catherine O'Hara
Dr Finkelstein:
William Hickey
Big Witch / WWD:
Susan McBride
Corpse Kid / Corpse Mom / Small Witch:
Debi Durst
Harlequin Devil / Devil / Sax Player:
Greg Proops
Man Under Stairs / Vampire / Corpse Dad:
Kerry Katz
Producer:
Tim Burton
Writer:
Tim Burton

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comic fantasy in which a cartoon rabbit, framed for a murder he did not commit, teams up with a down-and-out private eye to clear his name. Bob Hoskins and Christopher Lloyd star. Show more

Contributors

Eddie Valiant:
Bob Hoskins
Voice of Roger Rabbit:
Charles Fleischer
Voice of Jessica Rabbit:
Kathleen Turner
Marvin Acme:
Stubby Kaye
RK Maroon:
Alan Tilvern
Voice of Baby Herman:
Lou Hirsch
Jessica's Performance Model:
Betsy Brantley
Voice of Betty Boop:
Mae Questel
Voice of Dipped Shoe:
Nancy Cartwright
Producer:
Robert Watts

The Great British Bake Off

Series 3

Episode 11: Masterclass

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry show how the Bake Off technical challenges should be done, including how to tackle treacle tarts, rum babas and an eight-strand plaited loaf. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Hollywood
Presenter:
Mary Berry
Executive Producer:
Kieran Smith
Executive Producer:
Anna Beattie
Series Producer:
Amanda Westwood

Wartime Farm

Christmas Special

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 15 days

Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn return to Manor Farm in Hampshire to recreate the conditions of Christmas 1944, the sixth Christmas at war, when shortages were biting deeper than ever. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Springwatch

Guide to Otters

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

The Springwatch team are joined by Simon King and Charlie Hamilton James for an in-depth view of one of the United Kingdom's most charismatic yet enigmatic animals - the otter. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 8 days

Comedy starring Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen. A teacher brags that his ex, a Hollywood producer, is thinking of turning his school's Nativity play into a film. Show more

Contributors

Paul Maddens:
Martin Freeman
Jennifer Lore:
Ashley Jensen
Mr Poppy:
Marc Wootton
Mrs Bevan:
Pam Ferris
Mrs Lore:
Phyllis Logan
Mr Parker, Studio Boss:
Clarke Peters
Gordon Shakespeare:
Jason Watkins
The Lord Mayor:
Ricky Tomlinson
Harrison:
Matt Rippy
Critic:
Alan Carr
Director:
Debbie Isitt
Producer:
Nick Jones

Dad's Army

My Brother and I

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 3 days

1975 Christmas special of the classic comedy about Walmington-on-Sea's Home Guard unit. Captain Mainwaring has an unexpected and most unwelcome guest. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Chief ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Producer:
David Croft

Penelope Keith throws a spotlight on Eric and Ernie's passion for music, showcasing the most brilliant Morecambe & Wise routines and unearthing the stories behind them. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Open All Hours

Series 4

Episode 6: The Mystical Boudoir of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sitcom about a miserly shopkeeper. Arkwright tries all manner of schemes to get into Nurse Gladys Emmanuel's bedroom. Show more

Contributors

Arkwright:
Ronnie Barker
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
Lynda Baron
Mrs Parsloe:
Frances Cox
Granville:
David Jason
Milkwoman:
Barbara Flynn
Mrs Featherstone:
Stephanie Cole
Cash Register Salesman:
Eric Richard
Customer:
Bobby Bragg
Writer:
Roy Clarke

Porridge

Christmas Special: No Way Out

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 months

Christmas special of the classic sitcom from 1975. The festive season falls upon HMP Slade and finds the inmates planning a jailbreak. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Warren:
Sam Kelly
Prison Doctor:
Graham Crowden

The Many Faces of...

Series 2

Episode 1: Ronnie Barker

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

A portrait of Ronnie Barker, one of the country's favourite comedy stars. With contributions from Ben Elton, Michael Grade, David Renwick and Josephine Tewson. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ben Elton
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
David Renwick
Participant:
Josephine Tewson
Series Producer:
Charlie Stuart
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Production Company:
Green Inc Film and TV Ltd

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Documentary charting Ronnie Corbett's long career in comedy, featuring the man himself and the many comedians who admire him. Includes interviews with Miranda Hart and Rob Brydon. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ronnie Corbett
Participant:
Miranda Hart
Participant:
Rob Brydon
Participant:
Stephen Merchant
Participant:
Bill Bailey
Participant:
Matt Lucas
Participant:
David Walliams
Participant:
Catherine Tate
Participant:
Reece Shearsmith
Participant:
Bruce Forsyth
Participant:
Michael Palin
Participant:
Ben Miller
Participant:
Jessica Hynes
Participant:
Jon Culshaw
Participant:
Kevin Bishop
Participant:
Tamsin Greig
Participant:
Stephen K Amos
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer:
Geoff Posner

QI

Series J

Episode 14: Jingle Bells

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quiz show. In a special Christmas edition, Stephen Fry jingles a few bells with Sarah Millican, Phill Jupitus, Danny Baker and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Sarah Millican
Participant:
Phill Jupitus
Participant:
Danny Baker
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Brand

QI

An Island Parish

Series 7

Episode 6: All Creatures Great and Small

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series about the community on the island of Sark. David Scott has a difficult decision to make and Reverend Gill is faced with leaving the island. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Light-hearted tale of a happy-go-lucky family who live a leisurely life on a South Sea island. The head of the family decides to risk their home on a bet. Show more

Genres

Formats

BBC Two England

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