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Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 11: Zambezi

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary following life along Africa's wildest river, from the wet season when the riverbanks burst to the dry season when animals fight over the few precious pools of water. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Family science fiction adventure. In 1978, a 12-year-old boy takes a tumble and wakes up to find it is 1986. Meanwhile, Nasa scientists discover a mysterious alien spacecraft. Show more

Contributors

David Freeman:
Joey Cramer
Helen Freeman:
Veronica Cartwright
Bill Freeman:
Cliff De Young
Carolyn McAdams:
Sarah Jessica Parker
Dr Faraday:
Howard Hesseman
Voice of Max:
Paul Reubens
Jeff (1978):
Albie Whitaker
Jeff (age 16):
Matt Adler
Detective Banks:
Raymond Forchion
Producer:
Robert Wald

The Great British Bake Off

Series 4

Episode 5: Biscuits and Traybakes

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Almost halfway through the competition, the remaining eight bakers are faced with biscuits and traybakes. They also take on the French classic tuiles. Show more

The Great British Bake Off

Series 4

Episode 6: Sweet Dough

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

It's time for sweet dough week, but will it prove bittersweet for the bakers? They start with a signature tea loaf, while the Showstopper involves 36 European buns. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra's traditional programme of music live from the Musikverein, alongside specially filmed performances by the Vienna State Ballet. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Many Faces of...

Series 1

Episode 3: Michael Caine

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A look at Sir Michael Caine's impressive 50-year-long career, featuring archive clips woven together with interviews from colleagues and critics. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

on BBC Two England

All-action World War II adventure. A squad of German paratroopers is sent to England to kidnap Winston Churchill. Based on the bestseller by Jack Higgins. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Steiner:
Michael Caine
Liam Devlin:
Donald Sutherland
Colonel Radl:
Robert Duvall
Captain Clark:
Treat Williams
Colonel Pitts:
Larry Hagman
Director:
John Sturges
Producer:
Jack Wiener

BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Sports Personality of the Year at 60

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Gary Lineker looks back on the 60-year history of BBC Sports Personality of the Year, as past winners such as David Beckham and Steve Redgrave recall their memories of the event. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gary Lineker
Executive Producer:
Carl Doran

Genres

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

on BBC Two England

Tom Hanks stars in a drama inspired by a true story. Viktor Navorski has to live in an airport terminal after there is a coup in his home country while he is visiting New York. Show more

Contributors

Viktor Navorski:
Tom Hanks
Amelia Warren:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Frank Dixon:
Stanley Tucci
Enrique Cruz:
Diego Luna
Gupta Rajan:
Kumar Pallana
Salchak:
Eddie Jones
Karl Iverson:
Jude Ciccolella
Bobby Alima:
Guillermo Diaz

Regional Variations (2)

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham examines some of the world's weirdest natural events. He finds out why whales and dolphins would forge an unlikely friendship and how trees are oozing red blood. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

An affectionate portrait of Glasgow's rich entertainment history. Featuring interviews with stars who braved some of the UK's toughest venues and footage of classic performances. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stanley Baxter
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

The Many Faces of...

Series 2

Episode 2: Stanley Baxter

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Fans including Michael Grade, Barry Cryer and Bill Oddie celebrate the extraordinary career of entertainer Stanley Baxter, who captivated huge TV audiences for twenty years. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Charlie Stuart
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
Barry Cryer
Participant:
Bill Oddie
Participant:
Gregor Fisher

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sarah Millican is joined on the comedy show by Phillip Schofield, her favourite television star of all time, and some of the cast of Call The Midwife. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Psychological thriller starring Hilary Swank. A woman moves into a new apartment in Brooklyn, but strange events in the property means she finds herself in a dangerous position. Show more

Contributors

Dr Juliet Devereau:
Hilary Swank
Mrs Portes:
Deborah Martinez
August ER Doctor:
Michael Showers
Real Estate Agent:
Nana Visitor
Director:
Antti Jokinen
Writer:
Robert Orr
Executive Producer:
Hilary Swank

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

While on location in Czechoslovakia to film the 1920s classic Nosferatu, director FW Murnau (John Malkovich) and actor Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) conceal a secret from the crew. Show more

Contributors

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau:
John Malkovich
Max Schreck:
Willem Dafoe
Greta Schröder:
Catherine McCormack
Albin Grau:
Udo Kier
Fritz Arno 'Fritzy' Wagner:
Cary Elwes
Gustav von Wangenheim:
Eddie Izzard
Henrik Galeen:
Aden Gillett
Wolfgang Müller:
Ronan Vibert
Producer:
Nicolas Cage
Producer:
Paul Brooks
Producer:
Jeff Levine
Composer:
Dan Jones
Director of photography:
Lou Bogue

BBC Two England

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