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Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Musical comedy. Jimmy Haskell, a harmonica player, joins a poor but talented band. Their rehearsals annoy a local health food magnate - who happens to be Jimmy's uncle.

Contributors

Jimmy Haskell:
James Stewart
Molly McCorkle:
Paulette Goddard
Himself:
Horace Heidt
Charlie Haskell:
Charles Winninger
Ma McCorkle:
Mary Gordon
Willie McCorkle:
Dick Hogan
Donna McCorkle:
Donna Wood

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventure story about a group of climbers who set out to ascend a notoriously difficult mountain in the Alps, each one with a different reason for going. Show more

Contributors

Martin Ordway:
Glenn Ford
Carla Alten:
Alida Valli
Paul DeLambre:
Claude Rains
Dr Nicholas Radcliffe:
Cedric Hardwicke
Madame Astrid Delambre:
June Clayworth
Frau Andreas:
Lotte Stein
Knuebel:
Fred Essler
Frau Knuebel:
Edit Angold
Producer:
Sid Rogell
Composer:
Roy Webb
Director:
Ted Tetzlaff
Director of photography:
Ray Rennahan

Secret Britain

Series 1

Episode 2: The Hidden Heart

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Matt Baker and Julia Bradbury continue their journey across Secret Britain, from the eerie flatlands of East Anglia to the staggering sea cliffs of Pembrokeshire. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 7: Jungle Gremlins of Java

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

The slow loris is the real-life gremlin, extremely cute but with a venom that can kill. Dr Anna Nekaris travels to the jungles of Java to solve the riddle of its toxic bite. Show more

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 44: Finals Dessert

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Creative culinary competition. It is the final day of the competition, and the last chance for the eight champions to get one of their dishes to the banquet. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Classic Hitchcock suspense drama in which a couple investigate the mysterious disappearance of an elderly lady on a train from Switzerland to England. Show more

Contributors

Iris Henderson:
Margaret Lockwood
Dr Hartz:
Paul Lukas
Mr Todhunter:
Cecil Parker
Mrs Todhunter:
Linden Travers
Caldicott:
Naunton Wayne
Charters:
Basil Radford
Baroness:
Mary Clare
Hotel Manager:
Emile Boreo
Producer:
Edward Black

Talking Pictures

Alfred Hitchcock

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood director Alfred Hitchcock, capturing the highlights of his life and career. Show more

Escape to the Country

Series 15

Episode 7: Wiltshire

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Property series. Jules Hudson goes property shopping with a couple who want to move to be nearer to their son in the Wiltshire countryside on a budget of £400,000. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Weather Watchers with Barra Best

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Flog It!

Series 9 Reversions

Episode 48: Warminster

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Paul Martin leads the team to Warminster with experts Kate Bliss and David Fletcher. Paul visits the American Museum near Bath to find out about Shaker furniture.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Expert:
Kate Bliss
Series Producer:
Susie Staples
Director:
Barry Hecker
Series Editor:
Peter Smith

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Compelling drama based on the true story of a regiment of black soldiers who, under the command of a white officer, fought for the Union during the American Civil War. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw:
Matthew Broderick
Private Trip:
Denzel Washington
Sergeant Major John Rawlins:
Morgan Freeman
Major Cabot Forbes:
Cary Elwes
Private Jupiter Sharts:
Jihmi Kennedy
Corporal Thomas Searles:
Andre Braugher
Captain Charles Fessenden Morse:
Donovan Leitch
Henry Sturgis Russell:
JD Cullum
Governor John Albion Andrew:
Alan North
General Charles Garrison Harker:
Bob Gunton
Colonel Montgomery:
Cliff DeYoung
Sergeant Major Mulcahy:
John Finn
General George Crockett Strong:
Jay O Sanders
Director:
Edward Zwick

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama set in Arizona in 1881. A sergeant in the all-black 9th Cavalry is falsely accused of the murder of his white commander and the rape and murder of the man's daughter. Show more

Contributors

Lieutenant Thomas Cantrell:
Jeffrey Hunter
1st Sergeant Braxton Rutledge:
Woody Strode
Mary Beecher:
Constance Towers
Colonel Fosgate:
Willis Bouchey
Mrs Fosgate:
Billie Burke
Captain Shattuck:
Carleton Young
Lieutenant Mulqueen:
Judson Pratt
Sergeant Skidmore:
Juano Hernandez
Nellie:
Mae Marsh
Dr Ecker:
Charles Seel
Director:
John Ford
Producer:
Patrick Ford

Formats

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series exploring the lives of Scottish writers. Andrew Marr looks into the life of poet Hugh MacDiarmid, who reinvented Scots as a language for serious writing. Show more

BBC Two England

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