Programme Index

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Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 7: Meerkats: Secrets of an Animal Superstar

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Two England

David Attenborough tells the full story of a 20-year study of the meerkat, the longest-running animal behaviour study in the world. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Musical fairy tale based on the classic Brothers Grimm story. A woodcutter and his wife wish for a small boy. They are granted this wish in the miniature form of Tom Thumb.

Contributors

Tom Thumb:
Russ Tamblyn
Forest Queen:
June Thorburn
Jonathan:
Bernard Miles
The Cobbler:
Ian Wallace
Kapellmeister:
Peter Butterworth
Town Crier:
Peter Bull
Voice of Yawning Man:
Stan Freeberg
Voice of Con-Fu-Shon:
Dal McKennon
Producer:
George Pal
Director:
George Pal

Formats

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Presenters of Homes Under the Hammer, Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts, trade homes for antiques as they scour the shops of Hampshire in search of a bargain. Show more

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 3

Episode 6: Lyon to Marseille

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michael Portillo follows a route recommended in Bradshaw's guide, journeying from the heart of France to the Mediterranean coast. Show more

The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

Series 1

Episode 6: South Korea

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

The bikers head to South Korea and discover a cuisine that does not pull any punches when it comes to flavour. Dave brushes up on his Gangnam-style dancing. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 26 minutes

on BBC Two England

Epic western about three generations of a pioneer family, showing how its fortunes fluctuated during the dynamic westward expansion of America during the 19th century. Show more

Contributors

Lilith Prescott:
Debbie Reynolds
Cleve Van Valen:
Gregory Peck
Linus Rawlings:
James Stewart
Eve Prescott:
Carroll Baker
Zeb Rawlings:
George Peppard
Jethro Stuart:
Henry Fonda
General William Tecumseh Sherman:
John Wayne
Mike King:
Richard Widmark
Julie Rawlings:
Carolyn Jones
Zebulon Prescott:
Karl Malden
Abraham Lincoln:
Raymond Massey
Charlie Gant:
Eli Wallach
Marshal Lou Ramsey:
Lee J Cobb
Roger Morgan:
Robert Preston
Narrator:
Spencer Tracy
Dora Hawkins:
Brigid Bazlen
Colonel Jeb Hawkins:
Walter Brennan
Rebecca Prescott:
Agnes Moorehead
General Ulysses S Grant:
Harry Morgan
Agatha Clegg:
Thelma Ritter
Confederate Deserter:
Russ Tamblyn
Director:
John Ford
Producer:
Bernard Smith
Composer:
Alfred Newman
Director of photography:
William H Daniels
Director of photography:
Milton Krasner
Director of photography:
Charles Lang Jr
Director of photography:
Joseph LaShelle

Formats

Food & Drink

Series 3

Episode 1: Express Cooking

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Tom Kerridge challenges the Hairy Bikers to come up with a speedy meal to rival his hearty and wholesome sausage and bean casserole. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Participant:
Dave Myers
Participant:
Simon King
Executive Producer:
Robi Dutta
Series Producer:
Hannah Corneck

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gardening challenge series with Fern Britton. Nine gardeners must grow matching new potatoes and perfect zinnia stems, and create floral baskets and two Sunday roast sauces. Show more

Mock the Week

Series 13

Episode 13: Christmas Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dara O Briain and the team bring out the comedy tinsel and don their satirical paper hats for a special Christmas edition featuring brand new material, outtakes and Dara's harp. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime drama. Two young men kill a school friend and then invite the dead boy's father and fiancee to a party in the room where the corpse is hidden. Show more

Contributors

Rupert Cadell:
James Stewart
Brandon Shaw:
John Dall
Mr Kentley:
Cedric Hardwicke
Janet Walker:
Joan Chandler
Mrs Atwater:
Constance Collier
Kenneth:
Douglas Dick
David Kentley:
Dick Hogan

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy drama. A government scientist receives an almost impossible task from a sheik - to create a salmon-fishing paradise in the highlands of Yemen. Show more

Contributors

Harriet Chetwode-Talbot:
Emily Blunt
Alfred Jones:
Ewan McGregor
Patricia Maxwell:
Kristin Scott Thomas
Sheikh Muhammed:
Amr Waked
Robert Mayers:
Tom Mison
Malcolm:
Hamish Gray
Betty Burnside:
Jill Baker
Mary Jones:
Rachael Stirling
Brian Fleet:
Hugh Simon
Bernard Sugden:
Conleth Hill

Genres

Formats

BBC Two England

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