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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

British comedy about a born loser who enrols at the College of Lifemanship and turns his life around by learning how to charm and cheat his way to the top with little effort. Show more

Contributors

Henry Palfrey:
Ian Carmichael
Raymond Delauney:
Terry-Thomas
Mr S Potter:
Alastair Sim
April Smith:
Janette Scott
Dunstan:
Dennis Price
Producer:
Hal E Chester
Director:
Robert Hamer

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 12 days

Classic Ealing comedy about the mayhem that ensues when a whisky-laden ship runs aground off the coast of the Outer Hebrides during the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Captain Paul Waggett:
Basil Radford
Peggy Macroon:
Joan Greenwood
George Campbell:
Gordon Jackson
Mrs Waggett:
Catherine Lacey
Sergeant Odd:
Bruce Seton
Joseph Macroon:
Wylie Watson
Catriona Macroon:
Gabrielle Blunt
Mrs Campbell:
Jean Cadell
The Biffer:
Morland Graham
Sammy MacCodrum:
John Gregson

Formats

A Taste of Britain

Series 1 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 5: Essex

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Food programme exploring specialities from around Britain. In Essex, Janet Street-Porter and Brian Turner visit the Cudmore Grove coastal path before heading to Mersea. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Turner
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Series Producer:
Amanda Fidler
Production Company:
Cactus TV

Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes

on BBC Two England

World War II drama starring George Hamilton which follows a platoon of Allied soldiers as they progress from Sicily to the Normandy landing and the advance into Germany. Show more

Contributors

Sgt Trower:
George Hamilton
Cpl Chase:
George Peppard
Sgt Craig:
Eli Wallach
French Woman:
Jeanne Moreau
Sikh Soldier:
Tutte Lemkow
Russian Soldier:
Albert Finney
Director:
Carl Foreman

Natural World

2015-2016

Episode 1: Africa's Fishing Leopards

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wildlife documentary. David Attenborough narrates the story of a leopard mother and her two cubs as they try to survive in the wilds of Botswana. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Available for 11 months

Amateur sewers test their sewing and dressmaking skills. The remaining sewers take on a set of tasks designed to test their ability to add shape and structure to clothing. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime thriller. Three unconnected Brooklyn cops (Richard Gere, Don Cheadle and Ethan Hawke) end up at the same deadly location despite vastly different career paths. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Romantic comedy. A journalist goes undercover at a finance company for a piece about finding her dream man. She finds a colleague who fits the bill - but will her editor agree?

BBC Two England

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