Programme Index

Discover 9,908,689 listings and 222,779 playable programmes from the BBC

The World's Most Photographed

Episode 5: Marilyn Monroe

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series analysing the public image of ten world icons. This programme explores the ways in which Marilyn Monroe used photography to gain a sense of control over her life. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Deborah Lee
Series Producer:
Chris Granlund
Executive Producer:
Kim Thomas

Heir Hunters

Series 11

Episode 2: McMurrich/Overbury

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series following the work of probate researchers. The search is on for heirs to the million-pound estate of Douglas McMurrich, who was survived by his 76-year-old pet tortoise. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Widdup
Executive Producer:
John Widdup
Executive Producer:
Tim Quicke
Production Company:
Flame Television

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 1

Episode 12: Cheese

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Farming series. Cheesemakers compete against one another at the prestigious Global Cheese Awards in Frome. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Series Producer:
Wendy Wolfson
Production Manager:
Leanne Troop
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 8

Episode 6: Blackpool to Manchester Victoria

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

There is terror on the tracks in Blackpool as Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey across Bradshaw's Britain with his Victorian guidebook. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones

BBC Two Scotland

Cash in the Attic

Series 17 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 58: Bessey

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Antiques series. One couple invite Angela Rippon and Paul Hayes to help clear out some clutter. They hope to raise enough to fund horse-riding lessons for their five grandchildren. Show more

Beat the Brain

Episode 19

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

John Craven hosts the quiz in which a team must navigate puzzles and problems to win money. Four morris dancers attempt to Beat the Brain and win the jackpot of £3,000. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Craven
The Brain:
Josie Lawrence
Series Producer:
Sean Miller
Executive Producer:
Jo Street
Executive Producer:
Paul Gilheany
Executive Producer:
Nigel Hall
Series Editor:
Fi Cotter Craig
Production Company:
Objective Productions

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Architect Chris Loyn gets to grips with an upside-down house near Cardiff, while Laurence Bowen and Paul Robinson work with a family in Winchester. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jonny Wharton
Director:
Jonny Wharton
Producer:
Chris Harries
Director:
Chris Harries
Executive Producer:
Sarah Walmsley
Executive Producer:
Andrew Walmsley

Regional Variations (2)

Channel Patrol

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary following life on the English Channel. A giant car carrier is grounded on a sandbank in the Solent, while a premature baby seal prepares to return to the water. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
undefined Ricochet

Regional Variations (2)

Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones

Episode 3: Highland Cattle Drovers

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Accompanied by a herd of cows, Griff Rhys Jones retraces the 250-mile droving route from the Isle of Skye to Falkirk market used in the 19th century. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nick Shearman
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle

Africa

Episode 5: Sahara

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 5 months

David Attenborough's breathtaking journey through Africa. In the Sahara Desert, huge zebras battle for resources, camels seek water, and tiny swallows search for an oasis. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton
Series Producer:
James Honeyborne
Producer:
Verity White

Series

Africa

Bargain Hunt

Series 43

Episode 10: Newark 17

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Charlie Ross presents this episode from Newark antiques fair. Natasha Raskin and Ben Cooper are the experts guiding two teams of couples hoping to make a profit at auction. Show more

Eggheads

Series 18

Episode 53

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Executive Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 4 - Reversions

Episode 8: Athens to Thessaloniki - Part 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michael Portillo ends this journey in Thessaloniki where, in 1913, Greece's King George I was assassinated. Show more

Antiques Road Trip

Series 13 Reversions

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Anita Manning uncovers the story behind the bloody murder of Thomas Becket. Charles Hanson and James Braxton set off on a trip through the Scottish Highlands. Show more

The House That £100k Built

Series 3

Episode 2: Derek & Christine

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Following people trying to build a house on less than £100k. At 71 years old, Derek is attempting to build his first house from scratch. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Gabriel Weston uncovers extraordinary cases that are bringing new discoveries about the human body. In this episode, we meet a man who injects himself with deadly snake venom. Show more

Mock the Week

Series 15

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis mock the events of the previous seven days with guests Loyiso Gola, Milton Jones, Miles Jupp, Ellie Taylor and Josh Widdicombe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Participant:
Hugh Dennis
Participant:
Loyiso Gola
Participant:
Milton Jones
Participant:
Miles Jupp
Participant:
Ellie Taylor
Participant:
Josh Widdicombe
Producer:
Ewan Phillips
Production Company:
Angst Productions

Regional Variations (2)

Dragons' Den

Series 14

Episode 16

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to multimillionaires. A couple showcase their Welsh super-food, and a businessman offers a slice of his food delivery service. Show more

Contributors

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

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 5 months

Drama documentary series. Dan Snow explores the political intrigues and family betrayals between Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and Normans that led to war and the Battle of Hastings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Snow
William the Conqueror:
Ed Stoppard
Harald Hardrada:
Clive Russell
Harold Godwinson:
Adam James
Edward the Confessor:
Tim Preece
Matilda:
Freya Parker
Robert De Beaumont:
Jotham Annan
English Noble:
David Sterne
Archbishop Stigand:
Andrew Havill

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Dr Zoe Williams looks at boosting metabolism, Michael Mosley examines the effects of air pollution, and Dr Saleyha Ahsan identifies signs and symptoms of eating disorders. Show more

Royal Recipes

Series 1

Episode 9: Diplomatic Relations

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michael Buerk is joined by chef Paul Ainsworth to showcase food served at the grandest royal state banquets. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Buerk
Participant:
Paul Ainsworth
Participant:
Matt Green
Executive Producer:
Juliet Rice
Series Producer:
Kate Roberts
Production Manager:
Euan McRae
Production Company:
Spun Gold TV

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More