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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 1 month

Wartime drama based on the true story of a courageous Frenchwoman who returned to her occupied homeland to spy for the Special Operations Executive. Show more

Contributors

Odette/Marie/Lise:
Anna Neagle
Captain Peter Churchill/Raoul:
Trevor Howard
Colonel Henrie:
Marius Goring
Lieutenant Alex Rabinovich/Arnauld:
Peter Ustinov
Commandant:
Alfred Schieske

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 3

Episode 1: Forces of Nature

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

In a programme focusing on the French Revolution, Simon Schama explores why the British proved immune to the siren call of liberty, equality and fraternity. Show more

Climbing Great Buildings

Episode 1: Durham Cathedral

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dr Jonathan Foyle scales Britain's most iconic structures to reveal the buildings' secrets. His journey begins in the North East of England at Durham Cathedral. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Foyle
Presenter:
Jonathan Foyle
Participant:
Lucy Creamer
Participant:
Lucy Creamer
Camera Operator:
Ian Burton
Camera Operator:
Ian Burton
Series Producer:
Adam Barry
Series Producer:
Adam Barry
Executive Producer:
Emma Read
Executive Producer:
Emma Read

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series. Aldo Zilli and Silvena Rowe create very different takes on a classic cheesecake for the Trawden Show in Lancashire, competing against some of the best local bakers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aldo Zilli
Presenter:
Silvena Rowe
Series Producer:
Gill Waddington
Series Producer:
Paul Hineman

Mastermind

2012/13

Episode 31: Grand Final

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Six contenders battle it out in the grand final. Subjects include UK chart music of the 1970s, Shakespeare's War of the Roses, Abraham Lincoln, Verdi's operas and more. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Mark Helsby
Executive Producer:
Kieron Collins

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Available for 10 months

Amateur sewers test their sewing and dressmaking skills. The contestants make an A-line dress, alter a high street top and create a made-to-measure dress under the clock. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy about a doctor who intends to make a fortune selling the weight-reducing potion he discovered while working at a mission in the South Seas. With Kenneth Williams. Show more

Contributors

Frederick Carver:
Kenneth Williams
Dr James Nookey:
Jim Dale
Gladstone Screwer:
Sidney James
Ellen Moore:
Joan Sims
Dr Ernest Stoppidge:
Charles Hawtrey
Goldie Locks:
Barbara Windsor
Miss Fosdick:
Patsy Rowlands
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Producer:
Peter Rogers

Genres

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The Many Faces of...

Series 2

Episode 3: Sid James

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Documentary telling the story of the well-known face - and trademark yacking laugh - of Sid James of the Carry On films, a huge star who learned his craft in postwar British films. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 1: Ring Dem Bells

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic wartime sitcom. When the platoon members are ordered to play Nazi soldiers in a training film, Captain Mainwaring is far from happy. Show more

Contributors

Captain Wainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Harold Forster:
John Bardon
Landlord:
Jack Haig
Doris, the Barmaid:
Janet Mahoney
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Queenie Beal:
Hilda Fenemore
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Producer:
David Croft

QI XL

Series I

Episode 8: Inequality

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stephen Fry addresses inequality and injustice with Sandi Toksvig, Clive Anderson, Henning Wehn and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Sandi Toksvig
Participant:
Clive Anderson
Participant:
Henning Wehn
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Action drama set at the outset of World War I in which an Englishman and an American attempt to destroy a German warship being repaired in Zanzibar, Mozambique. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Flynn O'Flynn:
Lee Marvin
Sebastian Oldsmith:
Roger Moore
Mohammed:
Ian Holm
Rosa O'Flynn:
Barbara Parkins
Herman Fleischer:
Rene Kolldehoff
Director:
Peter Hunt
Actor:
Jean Kent

BBC Two England

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