Programme Index

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Countryfile

The Peaks

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Ellie Harrison and Matt Baker are in the Peaks in Derbyshire, looking at how the geology there gives rise to two distinct landforms - the Dark Peak and the White Peak. Show more

An Island Parish

Series 10 - Falklands

Episode 6: The Final Chapter

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series following the Falkland Islands' community. Richard's seven-year posting as rector is almost up, but there is some pastoral care to be done before he leaves. Show more

Natural World

2014-2015

Episode 8: Beavers Behaving Badly

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 21 days

Nature documentary following Drew Reed, a wetland conservationist helping to keep the peace between beavers and people in Wyoming's Jackson Hole valley. Show more

Saturday Kitchen Best Bites

2007-16

Episode 213

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

James Martin takes a look back at some of the best moments from Saturday Kitchen. Including recipes from John Burton Race, Dave Myers, James Tanner and Tristan Welch. Show more

Simply Nigella

Episode 7: Christmas Special

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Nigella shares her foolproof guide to stress-free festive cooking in this hour-long Christmas special. Nigella's slow-cooked black treacle ham replaces turkey as the centrepiece. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigella Lawson
Executive Producer:
Jennifer Fazey

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 4

Episode 3: Eruptions

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic comedy from Christmas 1982. Comedian Ted isn't happy when Joe Maplin installs a model volcano which erupts during his act. The only thing to do is sabotage it. Show more

Contributors

Jeffrey Fairbrother:
Simon Cadell
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge:
Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Barry Stuart-Hargreaves:
Barry Howard
Stanley:
David Webb
Bruce:
Tony Webb

Regional Variations (2)

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 2

Episode 7: Jessica's First Christmas

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 days

Classic sitcom about one-man disaster area Frank Spencer. Frank and Betty are looking forward to Christmas, especially the church's Nativity play.

Regional Variations (2)

Flog It!

Series 11

Episode 57: Hampshire 42

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Antiques series. The Flog It! team are aboard the HMS Warrior in Portsmouth, with Will Axon and Micheal Baggot the experts. Paul Martin delves into Portsmouth's history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Expert:
Will Axon
Series Producer:
Heidi Ellert
Director:
Vicki Lines

The Good Life

Silly, But It's Fun

Duration: 26 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 10 hours, 6 minutes

Seasonal special of the suburban sitcom. The Goods and the Leadbetters plan their respective Christmases, but neither go according to plan. Classic from 1977. Show more

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbeatter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbeatter:
Paul Eddington
Writer:
Bob Larbey

University Challenge

Christmas 2015

Episode 1: UCL v Birmingham

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jeremy Paxman asks the questions in the Christmas quiz for university alumni. The UCL team includes Lynne Truss and the Birmingham team features John Hammond. Show more

To the Manor Born

25th Wedding Anniversary Special

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Two England

A special edition first shown on the BBC in 2007 after a 26-year-hiatus. Audrey and Richard plan for their upcoming 25th wedding anniversary. Show more

Contributors

Audrey DeVere:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Marjory Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Emmeridge:
Alan David
Adam fforbes-Hamilton:
Alexander Armstrong
The Rector:
Gerald Sim
Archie Pennington-Booth:
Michael Cochrane
Panel Chairman:
Georgie Glen
Sgt Trubshaw:
David Hedges
Producer:
Justin Davies
Executive Producer:
Jon Plowman

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama. The mysterious Katie moves to a quiet village in North Carolina, where she is slowly letting love back into her life. But then the secrets from her past come to the surface. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Sportscene

BBC Two Scotland

BBC Proms

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Live at the Apollo

Series 11

Christmas Special - Extended Version

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Stand-up comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo. In the festive final episode, Nina Conti introduces Tanyalee Davis, Hal Cruttenden and Josh Widdicombe. Show more

Family Guy

Series 13

Episode 6: The 2000-Year-Old Virgin

Duration: 21 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated comedy. Peter and the guys set out to throw Jesus the best birthday party ever to help him lose his virginity. Show more

Contributors

Peter Griffin:
Seth MacFarlane
Stewie Griffin:
Seth MacFarlane
Brian Griffin:
Seth MacFarlane
Lois Griffin:
Alex Borstein
Chris Griffin:
Seth Green
Meg Griffin:
Mila Kunis
Cleveland Brown:
Mike Henry
Joe Swanson:
Patrick Warburton

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stand-up comedy, live music and sketches. In the first of the series, Javone gives his take on modern life in multicultural Britain and welcomes Mica Paris to the show. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Lee Tucker
Executive Producer:
Myfanwy Moore
Producer:
Phil Bowker
Director:
Phil Bowker
Studio Director:
Julia Knowles
Associate Producer:
Jon Macqueen
Presenter:
Javone Prince
Various:
Ann Akin
Various:
Chris Leask
Boobyman:
Kerron Darby
Policeman:
Martin Marquez
MC White Girl:
Melanie McLean
Various:
Phoebe Walsh
Various:
Samson Kayo
Studio Announcer:
Stephen Harvey
Date Man:
Tom Bell

Country Strife: Abz on the Farm

Series 1

Episode 1: Green Dreams

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Three-part series following ex-boyband rapper Abz Love and his girlfriend Vicky Fallon as they leave their city life and purchase a smallholding in Carmarthenshire. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Andrea Cornes
Producer:
Sian Jones
Producer:
Kieran Turner
Producer:
Caz Stuart
Director:
Caz Stuart
Participant:
Abz Love
Participant:
Vicky Fallon
Participant:
Simon Dale
Participant:
Tao Wimbush
Participant:
Gemma O'Neil
Participant:
John Davies
Participant:
Nigel Jones
Participant:
Geraint Thomas

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

A series in which 29 men and women take on gruelling army tests in a search to find the country's toughest recruit. Here, they are challenged by former members of the Navy Seals. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

A search to find the country's toughest recruit. 29 started, now 22 remain. Episode two sees recruits under the command of former Israeli YAMAM operative Itay Gil. Show more

Countryfile

The Peaks

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Ellie Harrison and Matt Baker are in the Peaks in Derbyshire, looking at how the geology there gives rise to two distinct landforms - the Dark Peak and the White Peak. Show more

Holby City

Series 18

Episode 10: Bad Blood, Fake Snow

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Fran escalates her campaign against Jac, with disastrous consequences. The AAU team lack festive cheer, but Serena restores some Christmas goodwill. Show more

Contributors

Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Oliver Valentine:
James Anderson
Zosia March:
Camilla Arfwedson
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Arthur Digby:
Rob Ostlere
Henrik Hansen:
Guy Henry
Raffaello Di Lucca:
Joe McFadden
Adrian 'Fletch' Fletcher:
Alex Walkinshaw
Morven Shreve:
Eleanor Fanyinka
Serena Campbell:
Catherine Russell
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Cara Martinez:
Niamh Walsh
Mo Effanga:
Chizzy Akudolu
Guy Self:
John Michie
Fran Reynolds:
Carli Norris
Evie Fletcher:
Macey Chipping
'Aubrey' Alan Bacom:
Desmond Barrit
Alice Gardner:
Emma McMorrow
Kathryn Gardner:
Jackie Knowles
Angela Williams:
Kika Mirylees
Producer:
Sarah Creasey
Director:
James Larkin

Home Comforts at Christmas

Episode 6: Christmas Presents

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

James Martin shares his secrets for Christmas home cooking and making gourmet gifts, with special guest Mary Berry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Martin
Participant:
Annie Gray
Participant:
Ivan Day
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Berry
Executive Producer:
Jeff Anderson
Series Producer:
Nicola Kingscote

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