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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. Two rogues in 16th-century Spain stow away on a ship bound for South America, and end up at a fabled city of gold. With the voices of Kevin Kline and Kenneth Branagh. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Tulio:
Kevin Kline
Voice of Miguel:
Kenneth Branagh
Voice of Chel:
Rosie Perez
Voice of Tzekel-Kan:
Armand Assante
Voice of the Chief:
Edward James Olmos
Voice of Cortes:
Jim Cummings
Voice of Altivo:
Frank Welker
Voice of Zaragoza:
Tobin Bell
Narrator:
Elton John
Director:
Don Paul
Director:
Will Finn
Director:
Bibo Bergeron

Natural World

2015-2016

Episode 3: Galapagos: Islands of Change

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wildlife documentary. David Attenborough reveals how the unique and bizarre wildlife of the Galapagos Islands is adapting to a human revolution. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sequel in which free-wheeling Herbie teams up with all the other Volkswagens in San Francisco to take on ruthless property developers. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Steinmetz:
Helen Hayes
Willoughby Whitfield:
Ken Berry
Nicole Harris:
Stefanie Powers
Mr Judson:
John McIntire
Alonzo Hawk:
Keenan Wynn
Chauffeur:
Ivor Barry
Lawyer:
Dan Tobin
Taxi Driver:
Vito Scotti
Doctor:
Liam Dunn
Secretary:
Elaine Devry
Loostgarten:
Chuck McCann
Sir Lancelot:
Hank Jones
Barnstorff:
Don Colley
Writer:
Bill Walsh
Producer:
Bill Walsh

Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

Film version of the Dr Seuss story. The magical, mischievous cat visits two bored youngsters who are stuck in the house on a rainy day. Show more

Contributors

The Cat:
Mike Myers
Mr Humberfloob:
Sean Hayes
Denise:
Paige Hurd
Dumb Schweitzer:
Steven Anthony Lawrence
Director:
Bo Welch
Producer:
Brian Grazer
Writer:
Alec Berg
Author:
Dr. Seuss

Sue Perkins uncovers the true story of The Sound of Music's Trapp Family Singers and witnesses Salzburg's first ever performance of the musical. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Executive Producer:
Judith Holder
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hammond
Interviewed Guest:
Marko Feingold
Interviewed Guest:
Yukihiko Koyama
Interviewed Guest:
David Brenner
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Husty
Interviewed Guest:
Franz Wasner
Interviewed Guest:
Rosmarie von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Maria von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Kristina von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Sam von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Johannes von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Uwe Kroger
Interviewed Guest:
Laurence Maslon
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Kleibel
Interviewed Guest:
Georg Steinitz

The Good Life

When I'm 65

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Special edition of the comedy series recorded in the presence of the Queen. After Jerry takes out another endowment policy, the Goods begin to plan for their old age. Show more

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Jerry Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Mr Downs, the bank manager:
George Cole
Writer:
Bob Larbey

Tim Rice: A Life in Song

Episode 1: A Life in Song

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

A celebration of one of our greatest musical lyricists. Tim Rice, in the company of Michael Grade, reminisces over 40 years of hit songs. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tim Rice
Presenter:
Michael Grade
Performer:
David Arnold
Performer:
Gemma Arterton
Performer:
Rob Brydon
Performer:
Roger Daltrey
Performer:
Cynthia Erivo
Performer:
James Fox
Performer:
Seth Lakeman
Performer:
Robert Lonsdale
Performer:
Tim Minchin
Performer:
Laura Mvula
Performer:
Julian Ovenden
Performer:
Clare Teal
Performer:
Rick Wakeman
Music Director:
Mike Dixon

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

on BBC Two England

Lavish retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy that sees an illicit affair between two star-crossed lovers ignite a bitter rivalry between Verona's ruling families. Show more

Contributors

Lord Capulet:
Damian Lewis
Lady Capulet:
Natascha McElhone
Lady Montague:
Laura Morante
Lord Montague:
Tomas Arana
Prince of Verona:
Stellan Skarsgard
Friar Laurence:
Paul Giamatti
Count Paris:
Tom Wisdom
Capulet Servant:
Matt Patresi
Abraham (House of Montague):
Anton Alexander
Apothecary:
Leon Vitali
Director:
Carlo Carlei

World's Sneakiest Animals

Series 1

Episode 1: Staying Alive

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Chris Packham meets the animals using devious tactics and sneaky tricks to survive, from illusionist zebras to vanishing geckos and shape-shifting cuttlefish. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 6: Turkey Dinner

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon decides to give a turkey dinner to the old-age pensioners of Walmington-on-Sea.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Private Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Mr Bluett:
Harold Bennett
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Mrs Yeatman:
Olive Mercer
Producer:
David Croft

The Two Ronnies

Christmas Special 1984

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett star in a special Christmas programme of sketches, jokes and songs from 1984, with special guests Elaine Paige and Peter Wyngarde. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Ronnie Barker
Performer:
Ronnie Corbett
Participant:
Elaine Paige
Participant:
Patrick Troughton
Participant:
John Owens
Participant:
Gerrie Raymond
Participant:
Peter Wyngarde
Participant:
Michael Cantwell
Participant:
Daryl Debeau
Participant:
Ron Pember
Participant:
John Rutland
Participant:
Derek Ware

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Former ballerina Darcey Bussell celebrates male ballet, with archive footage, backstage access, visits to rehearsal studios and interviews with some of the great male dancers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Darcey Bussell
Participant:
Irek Mukhamedov
Participant:
Anthony Dowell
Participant:
Nikolaj Hubbe
Participant:
Peter Schaufuss
Participant:
Luke Schaufuss
Participant:
Arthur Mitchell
Participant:
Carlos Acosta
Participant:
Wayne McGregor
Participant:
Matthew Bourne
Participant:
Stephen Daldry
Participant:
Edward Watson
Participant:
Eric Underwood
Participant:
Julie Kavanagh
Participant:
Clement Crisp
Participant:
Joan Acocella
Participant:
Judith Mackrell
Director:
Mike Christie
Executive Producer:
Fiona Morris
Production Company:
Leopard Films

QI

Series M

Episode 8: Merriment

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quiz show in which the aim is to be interesting. Stephen Fry conjures up some seasonal merriment with Jenny Eclair, Johnny Vegas, Bill Bailey and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Panellist:
Bill Bailey
Panellist:
Jenny Eclair
Panellist:
Johnny Vegas
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback Thames

Brand

QI

Scripted comedy drama about how the legendary creators of Dad's Army overcame BBC management scepticism, focus groups and cast constipation to get the much-loved show to air. Show more

Contributors

Gilda Perry:
Sarah Alexander
Bud Flanagan:
Roy Hudd
James Beck:
Kevin Bishop
Clive Dunn:
Mark Heap
Michael Mills:
Harry Peacock
Jimmy Perry:
Paul Ritter
Arthur Lowe:
John Sessions
Sylvia:
Amy Hughes
Bill Pertwee:
Shane Richie
Paul Fox:
Keith Allen
John Le Mesurier:
Julian Sands
Waitress:
Amy O'Dwyer
Ann Croft:
Sally Phillips
Arnold Ridley:
Michael Cochrane
Ian Lavender:
Kieran Hodgson
John Laurie:
Ralph Riach
David Croft:
Richard Dormer
Production Company:
Darlow Smithson Productions
Producer:
Brett Wilson

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime comedy. Art curator Harry Deane plans to seek revenge on his tyrannical boss, so he hatches an elaborate plan to con him into buying a fake Monet. Show more

Contributors

Harry Deane:
Colin Firth
PJ Puznowski:
Cameron Diaz
Shabandar:
Alan Rickman
The Major:
Tom Courtenay
Zaidenweber:
Stanley Tucci
Desk Clerk:
Pip Torrens
Grandma Merle:
Cloris Leachman
Bigman Chon:
Masashi Fujimoto
Takagawa:
Togo Igawa
Mr Dunlop:
Alex Macqueen
Gas Station Cashier:
Joe Berryman
Rodeo PA Man:
Ralph Alderman
Writer:
Joel Coen
Writer:
Ethan Coen

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two England

Offbeat Hitchcock comedy thriller about an old sea captain who finds a corpse and, wrongly supposing that he has killed the victim, wonders how to dispose of the body.

Contributors

Jennifer Rogers:
Shirley MacLaine
Captain Albert Wiles:
Edmund Gwenn
Sam Marlowe:
John Forsythe
Miss Ivy Gravely:
Mildred Natwick
Mrs Wiggs:
Mildred Dunnock
Calvin Wiggs:
Royal Dano
Arnie Rogers:
Jerry Mathers
Dr Greenbow:
Dwight Marfield
Millionaire:
Parker Fennelly

BBC Two England

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