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Homes Under the Hammer

Series 17

Episode 59

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Property redevelopment series. Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a cottage in Stockton-on-Tees, a semi-detached house in Bexleyheath, Kent, and a commercial unit in Devon. Show more

Close Calls: On Camera

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nick Knowles presents close calls caught on film. A man fights for life in the cold waters of the north Pacific Ocean - the rescue is captured by a yacht's onboard cameras. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Executive Producer:
Chris Riley
Executive Producer:
Kate Roberts

Genres

Formats

Heir Hunters

Series 8

Episode 20: Fraser/Lancaster

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series following probate researchers. The team compete against rival heir hunters to find and sign up heirs to the valuable estate of a Hampshire man, but will it be in vain? Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Laura McHugh
Director:
Laura McHugh
Series Producer:
Sarah Rest
Executive Producer:
John Widdup
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Escape to the Continent

Series 2

Episode 6: Algarve

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Property show. Nicki Chapman is in the Algarve region of Portugal with a couple who have dreams of leaving Cheshire and relocating to sunnier climes. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dramatisation of the life of tenor Enrico Caruso, from his days singing on the street corners of Naples to his sensational success in America. Show more

Contributors

Enrico Caruso:
Mario Lanza
Dorothy Benjamin:
Ann Blyth
Louise Heggar:
Dorothy Kirsten
Maria Selka:
Jarmila Novotna
Carlo Santi:
Richard Hageman
Park Benjamin:
Carl Benton Reid
Giulio Gatti-Casazza:
Eduard Franz
Alfredo Brazzi:
Ludwig Donath
Jean de Reszke:
Alan Napier
Antonio Scotti:
Pal Javor
Caruso, as a boy:
Peter Edward Price
Producer:
Joe Pasternak

Yes, Minister

Series 3

Episode 7: The Middle-Class Rip-Off

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Political sitcom. Jim Hacker supports the sale of an art gallery, which will help fund the ailing local football club. Sir Humphrey is horrified. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Sir Ian Whitchurch:
John Barron
Brian Wilkinson:
Patrick O'Connell
Aston Wanderers Board Member:
Derek Benfield

'Allo 'Allo!

Series 6

Episode 1: Desperate Doings in the Graveyard

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wartime sitcom. Rene tries to send a message to London to inform them of the plan to return the British airmen, but gets a little carried away. Show more

Contributors

Mimi Labonq:
Sue Hodge
Fanny Blanc:
Rose Hill
Officer Crabtree:
Arthur Bostrom
Kurt Von Klinkerhoffen:
Richard Marner
Helga Geerhart:
Kim Hartman
Lt Hubert Gruber:
Guy Siner
Edith Artois:
Carmen Silvera
Capt Alberto Bertorelli:
Gavin Richards
General Von Klinkerhoffen:
Hilary Minster
Rene Artois:
Gorden Kaye
Monsieur Leclerc:
Jack Haig
Herr Flick:
Richard Gibson
Flying Officer Carstairs:
Nicholas Frankau
Michelle Dubois:
Kirsten Cooke
Monsieur Alfonse:
Kenneth Connor
Flying Officer Fairfax:
John D Collins
Englebert Von Smallhausen:
John Louis Mansi
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

'Allo 'Allo!

Series 6

Episode 2: The Gestapo for the High Jump

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wartime sitcom. The Gestapo and the Italians plan to infiltrate the Resistance. Little do they know that Rene and friends are waiting for them. Show more

Contributors

Rene Artois:
Gorden Kaye
Lt Hubert Gruber:
Guy Siner
Herr Flick:
Richard Gibson
Helga Geerhart:
Kim Hartman
Englebert Von Smallhausen:
John Louis Mansi
Michelle Dubois:
Kirsten Cooke
Edith Artois:
Carmen Silvera
Agent Crabtree:
John D Collins
Fanny Blanc:
Rose Hill
Monsieur Leclerc:
Jack Haig
Kurt Von Klinkerhoffen:
Richard Marner
Capt Alberto Bertorelli:
Gavin Richards
General Von Klinkerhoffen:
Hilary Minster
Italian corporal:
John Readman
Mimi Labonq:
Sue Hodge
Monsieur Alfonse:
Kenneth Connor
Flying Officer Carstairs:
Nicholas Frankau
Flying Officer Fairfax:
Arthur Bostrom
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 3: The Hold-Up

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic sitcom. Thieves break into Grace Brothers. It looks like an easy job, but they have not taken the first floor staff into account.

Contributors

Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mr Humphreys:
John Inman
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Executive Producer:
David Croft

Monkey Planet

Episode 1: Meet the Family

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dr George McGavin looks at the world of primates. He meets an orangutan who uses soap to improve her personal hygiene and heads underground to a monkey dormitory. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jo Shinner
Executive Producer:
Chris Cole
Presenter:
George McGavin
Producer:
Rosie Thomas

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 6

Episode 1: Ayr to Stewarton

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michael Portillo embarks on a journey through southern Scotland from west to east. From Ayr, he admires Ailsa Craig before getting to grips with curling. Show more

Two Tribes

Series 2

Episode 47

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Richard Osman presents the fast-paced quiz show where what contestants have in common is just as important as their general knowledge.

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Michelle Woods
Executive Producer:
Dominic Waugh
Series Producer:
Eve Winstanley

Eggheads

Series 12

Episode 134

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jeremy Vine hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

Great British Menu

Series 10

Episode 6: South West Starter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Creative culinary competition. Three of the south west's finest chefs - Jude Kereama, Josh Eggleton and Dominic Chapman - attempt to impress with their starters. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jessica Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicola Moody

Only Connect

Series 11

Episode 5: Wayfarers v Bookworms

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Victoria Coren Mitchell presents the quiz show about making connections. A team of travel enthusiasts take on a trio of bibliophiles. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Production Company:
RDF Television
Production Company:
Parasol Media
Participant:
Gerard Mackay
Participant:
Barbara Thompson
Participant:
Matt Beatson
Participant:
David Knapp
Participant:
Tristram Cole
Participant:
Katy Bateman

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama mini-series. Vanessa and Duncan's daughter Angelica is grown up but still unaware of her true parentage. Vanessa finally reveals her long-withheld secret. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rhonda Smith
Director:
Simon Kaijser
Writer:
Amanda Coe
Older Vanessa Bell:
Eve Best
Older Virginia Woolf:
Catherine McCormack
Older Duncan Grant:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Older Bunny:
Jack Davenport
Lytton Strachey:
Ed Birch
Angelica Bell:
Lucy Boynton
Vita Sackville-West:
Emily Bruni
Quentin Bell:
Edmund Digby-Jones
Young Vanessa Bell:
Phoebe Fox
Older Clive Bell:
Andrew Havill
Older Leonard:
Guy Henry
Julian Bell:
Finn Jones
Young Duncan Grant:
James Norton
Eribert:
Adam Palsson
George Bergen:
Simon Thomas

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

Ar Scáth na Sléibhte

BBC Two Northern Ireland

QI

Series L

Episode 17: VG: Part One

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Quiz show in which the aim is to be interesting. Stephen Fry and Alan Davies are joined by a selection of guests for some favourite moments from the L series.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback

Brand

QI

Regional Variations (2)

Dragons' Den

Series 13

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to multimillionaires. A technology entrepreneur brings a sports car into the Den to demonstrate his vehicle security app. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Participant:
Sarah Willingham
Participant:
Nick Jenkins
Executive Producer:
Ceri Aston
Series Producer:
Darrell Olsen

Odyssey

Episode 8: Kmag Yo Yo

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

US drama series. After an extensive background check, Bob learns of Ruby Simms's original identity, but his attempts to warn Harrison backfire. Show more

Contributors

Sgt Odelle Ballard:
Anna Friel
Peter Decker:
Peter Facinelli
Harrison Walters:
Jake Robinson
Bob Offer:
Nate Mooney
Colonel Stephen Glen:
Treat Williams
Ron Ballard:
Jim True-Frost
Sarah Decker:
Sarah Wynter
Suzanne Ballard:
Sadie Sink
Maya Decker:
Elena Kampouris
Ruby Simms:
Daniella Pineda
Sophia Tsaldari:
Orla Brady
Alex Baker:
Jay O Sanders
Luc Girard:
Gregory Fitoussi
Shakir Khan:
Yousef Swied
Rose Offer:
Jayne Houdyshell
Senator Darnell:
Reed Birney
General Diallo:
Itoya Osagiede
Michael Banks:
Connor Trinneer
Bartender:
Jason Babinsky

Genres

Series

Odyssey

Documentary film about professor Stephen Hawking, the world's most celebrated scientist. Dara O Briain spends time with his boyhood hero in Cambridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Hawking
Executive Producer:
Mark Wells
Executive Producer:
Steven Lappin
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Director:
Paul Vanezis

Britain at the Bookies

Episode 2: Punter vs Bookie

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Documentary examining the winners and losers in Britain's gambling revolution. The battle between punter and bookie plays out over one big race day at Doncaster. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Patrick Holland
Executive Producer:
Victoria Silver
Series Producer:
Shona Thompson
Production Company:
Boundless Productions

BBC Two England

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