On a rainy day at the Hampstead Women's Club, two women unknown to each other impulsively decide to answer an advertisement to rent a holiday villa in Italy.
Ealing Studios comedy drama starring Paul Douglas and Alex Mackenzie about the culture clash between a hard-nosed American financier and a crafty Scottish sea captain. Show more
David Attenborough looks at the history of reptiles, the first back-boned creatures to solve the problems of living high and dry on land. Show more
The story of life, from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals that live around us. David Attenborough looks at the advantages of birds' feathers. Show more
Fred Dibnah travels Britain in a traction engine in search of engineering skills and technology from a bygone age. He visits a forge in Sheffield. Show more
Documentary series. Michael Portillo learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns in Filey and meets Scarborough's 4,000-year-old Gristhorpe Man. Show more
John Torode presents cookery features linked by the letters X, Y and Z. Raymond Blanc makes exotic fruit ravioli and Lorraine Pascale bakes a zebra cake. Show more
Simon Hopkinson demonstrates how to make his mother's cheese and onion pie, Tuscan tomato and bread salad, Rockefeller-style mussels, and tender breast of lamb with onions. Show more
Musical about two sailors (Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra) who find love in Hollywood. Gene Kelly is paired with Jerry the mouse in a scene combining animation and live action. Show more
Vultures are the birds that many people love to hate, but cameraman and naturalist Charlie Hamilton James reveals an intelligent and caring side to these characterful birds. Show more
Stephen Fry asks some taxing questions about things that start with 'i'. Joining him are Sandi Toksvig, Al Murray, Dara O Briain and Alan Davies.
Comedy drama charting the fight of female factory workers at the Ford Dagenham plant for equal pay. In 1968, one determined factory worker leads her colleagues out on strike. Show more
Romantic comedy. After meeting while shopping, Jonathan and Sara (John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale) fall in love, but they part the same evening. Years later, destiny reunites them. Show more
Stephen Fry looks at insects and other invertebrates. With Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr, Johnny Vegas and Alan Davies.
Quirky comedy in which a Scottish DJ with personal problems is landed with a whole lot more when he becomes involved in a feud between two rival families of ice cream sellers.