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Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

Historical drama. The headstrong Mary Stuart arrives from France to assume the Scottish throne, but her cousin Queen Elizabeth is afraid she has designs on the English monarchy. Show more

Contributors

Queen Mary Stuart:
Katharine Hepburn
Bothwell:
Fredric March
Elizabeth Tudor:
Florence Eldridge
Leicester:
Gavin Muir
Moray:
Ian Keith
Knox, John:
Moroni Olsen
Randolph:
Ralph Forbes
Throckmorton:
Alan Mowbray
Director:
John Ford

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

on BBC Two England

World War II drama about the struggles of the Philippine army and resistance movement following the Japanese capture of the Bataan Peninsula. Show more

Contributors

Col Joseph Madden:
John Wayne
Capt Andres Bonifacio:
Anthony Quinn
Bertha Barnes:
Beulah Bondi
Dolici Dalgado:
Fely Franquelli
Maj Hasko:
Richard Loo
Col Coroki:
Philip Ahn
Lt Commander Waite:
Lawrence Tierney
Sgt Bernessa:
Alex Havier
Gen Homma:
Leonard Strong
Bindle Jackson:
Paul Fix

Regional Variations (2)

A History of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 5: Project Scotland

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series. Neil Oliver looks at 20th-century Scotland, and how the country was driven to self-determination through a series of deep economic crises. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Director:
Colin Murray
Producer:
Colin Murray
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Executive Producer:
Neil McDonald

The A to Z of TV Cooking

Original Series

Episode 4: Letter D

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

John Torode sifts through archive cookery clips linked by the letter D, including Raymond Blanc's roast duck with celeriac puree and a blackberry sauce. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ian is pushed to breaking point. A guilty Jean prepares for her date. Denise is pleasantly surprised by an unlikely offer of help for Shirley. Dot takes matters into her own hands. Show more

Contributors

Whitney Dean:
Shona McGarty
Bianca Butcher:
Patsy Palmer
Tyler Moon:
Tony Discipline
Carol Jackson:
Lindsey Coulson
Dexter Hartman:
Khali Best
Ava Hartman:
Clare Perkins
Sam James:
Cornell S John
Sharon Rickman:
Letitia Dean
Janine Butcher:
Charlie Brooks
Michael Moon:
Steve John Shepherd
Danny Pennant:
Gary Lucy
Ian Beale:
Adam Woodyatt
Denise Fox:
Diane Parish
Lucy Beale:
Hetti Bywater
Peter Beale:
Ben Hardy
Jean Slater:
Gillian Wright
Alfie Moon:
Shane Richie
Roxy Mitchell:
Rita Simons
Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb:
Ricky Norwood
Poppy Meadow:
Rachel Bright
Tamwar Masood:
Himesh Patel
Kirsty Branning:
Kierston Wareing
Carl White:
Daniel Coonan
Patrick Trueman:
Rudolph Walker
Cora Cross:
Ann Mitchell
Dot Branning:
June Brown
Abi Branning:
Lorna Fitzgerald
Shirley Carter:
Linda Henry
Phil Mitchell:
Steve McFadden
Jay Brown:
Jamie Borthwick
Liam Butcher:
James Forde
Bobby Beale:
Rory Stroud
Tiffany Butcher:
Maisie Smith
Dennis Rickman:
Harry Hickles
Morgan Butcher:
Devon Higgs
Ollie Walters:
Tony O'Callaghan
Nora White:
Lynn Farleigh
Executive Producer:
Lorraine Newman
Writer:
Matt Evans

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Kate Humble lives with shepherds in some of the most extreme environments on earth. In the Peruvian Andes, Kate immerses herself in the everyday life of the alpaca herders. Show more

Springwatch

Springwatch Guide to Butterflies and Moths

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

An in-depth view of the UK's butterflies and moths, including filming of their extraordinary life cycles and the latest science on their remarkable adaptations and lifestyles. Show more

BBC Proms

Proms Extra 2013

Episode 1

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Weekly review of the the 2013 Proms season with Katie Derham, including a report from Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle. Guests include Semyon Bychkov, Susan Bullock and Stephen Hough. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Participant:
Stephen Hough
Participant:
Semyon Bychkov
Participant:
Susan Bullock
Performer:
Nobuyuki Tsujii
Producer:
Dawn Payne

Regional Variations (2)

Wild Cameramen at Work

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dad's Army

Series 1

Episode 1: The Man and the Hour

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic comedy about the Home Guard unit of Walmington-on-Sea. Captain Mainwaring assumes command of the newly formed platoon of volunteers. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Bracewell:
John Ringham
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Producer:
David Croft

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

In the 17th century, religious conflict threatened not only the lives of musicians and monarchs, but the monarchy's future and the tradition of British music itself. Show more

Top of the Lake

Series 1

Episode 3: The Edge of the Universe

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mystery drama series. Robin makes a breakthrough in her investigation, but Al warns that her own dark past is colouring her judgement. Show more

Contributors

Detective Robin Griffin:
Elisabeth Moss
Detective Al Parker:
David Wenham
Matt Mitcham:
Peter Mullan
Johnno Mitcham:
Thomas M Wright
Mark Mitcham:
Jay Ryan
Officer Pete:
Stephen Lovatt
Officer Joy:
Gavin Rutherford
Grishina:
Skye Wansey
ESR Officer 1:
Ashleigh Fox
Constable Howe:
Tammy Davis
Penguin:
Byron Coll
Anne-Marie:
Alison Bruce
Writer:
Gerard Lee
Director:
Garth Davis
Executive Producer:
Emile Sherman
Executive Producer:
Iain Canning
Executive Producer:
Jane Campion

QI XL

Series I

Episode 5: Invertebrates

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stephen Fry looks at insects and other invertebrates. With Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr, Johnny Vegas and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Sarah Millican
Participant:
Johnny Vegas
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Emotional drama about a California-based writer who returns to his Afghan birthplace, now in the grip of the Taliban, to try to make amends for betraying his childhood best friend. Show more

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

The story of a group of American nurses based in the Philippines during World War II who are captured, starved and tortured in a Japanese POW camp.

Contributors

Col Margaret Ann Jessup:
Susan Sarandon
Lt Helen Prescott:
Alberta Watson
Lt Katherine R Grace:
Valerie Mahaffey
Lt Gail Polson:
Suzanne Lederer
Lady Judith Eason:
Neva Patterson
Capt Matome Nakayama:
Patrick Bishop
Director:
Buzz Kulik

BBC Two England

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