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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

The search for the country's 2017 culinary superstar continues. Marcus sets the six chefs the task of preparing and cooking a fresh pasta dish with tiger prawns. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Pertwee
Executive Producer:
David Ambler
Executive Producer:
Franc Roddam
Editor:
Carl Smith
Series Producer:
Rachel Palin
Production Company:
Shine TV
Production Manager:
Claire Fletcher
On-line editing:
Matt Parry
Unit Manager:
Clare Elliot

An Island Parish

Series 11 - Shetland

Episode 1: The Island Above All Others

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

This series of An Island Parish comes from Shetland's most northerly island - Unst. The islanders are gearing up for the biggest festival of the summer. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Romantic drama in which two very different men court a widow. In search of a gift for her son, the widow meets a sales clerk who proceeds to woo her. Her fiance is not impressed. Show more

Contributors

Family Cooking Showdown

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Competitive food show. Grandmother Toren's age-old family recipe for Swedish meatballs goes up against Betty's risotto. Show more

Comedy. A wealthy newspaper proprietor puts up a £10,000 prize for the fastest flight from London to Paris. His wager attracts a weird and eccentric collection of competitors. Show more

Contributors

Orvil Newton:
Stuart Whitman
Patricia Rawnsley:
Sarah Miles
Sir Percival Ware-Armitage:
Terry-Thomas
Colonel Manfred Von Holstein:
Gert Frobe
Pierre Dubois:
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Lord Rawnsley:
Robert Morley
Courtney:
Eric Sykes
Fire Chief Perkins:
Benny Hill
Richard Mays:
James Fox
Count Emilio Ponticelli:
Alberto Sordi
Brigitte/Ingrid/Marlene/Françoise/Yvette/Betty:
Irina Demick
Mother Superior:
Flora Robson
Neanderthal Man/Birdman/Inventors/Pilot/Airline Passenger:
Red Skelton
Captain Rumpelstoss:
Karl Michael Vogler
George Gruber:
Sam Wanamaker
French Postman:
Eric Barker
Colonel:
Fred Emney
Assistant Fire Chief:
Norman Rossington
Fireman:
Graham Stark
Harry Popperwell:
Tony Hancock
Trawler Skipper:
Maurice Denham
MacDougal:
Gordon Jackson
French Painter:
John Le Mesurier
Lieutenant Parsons:
Jeremy Lloyd
Countess Sophia Ponticelli:
Zena Marshall
Airline Hostess:
Millicent Martin
Italian Mayor:
Eric Pohlman
Tremayne Gascoyne:
William Rushton
Photographer:
Jimmy Thompson
Director:
Ken Annakin

Best Bakes Ever

Series 1

Episode 16: Best Christmas Bakes Ever

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jane Asher brings together two of the nation's favourite things: baking and Christmas. This feast of festive bakes should inspire everyone to get creative this Christmas. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adaptation of Oscar Wilde's comedy of manners. An MP's idyllic marriage is threatened by a blackmail plot. Show more

Contributors

Lady Gertrude Chiltern:
Cate Blanchett
Mabel Chiltern:
Minnie Driver
Lord Arthur Goring:
Rupert Everett
Mrs Laura Cheveley:
Julianne Moore
Sir Robert Chiltern:
Jeremy Northam
Earl of Caversham:
John Wood
Lady Markby:
Lindsay Duncan
Baron Arnheim:
Jeroen Krabbe
Tommy Trafford:
Ben Pullen
Vicomte de Nanjac:
Nickolas Grace
Miss Danvers:
Anna Patrick
Miss Prism:
Janet Henfrey
Brackpool:
Douglas Bradley
Young Mother:
Susannah Wise
Sir Hugo Danforth:
Oliver Ford Davies
Producer:
Bruce Davey
Director:
Oliver Parker

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy. A worried new teacher has to juggle a pregnant wife and a class of children on a road trip to the national Song for Christmas competition. Show more

Contributors

Donald/Roderick Peterson:
David Tennant
Mr Poppy:
Marc Wootton
Gordon Shakespeare:
Jason Watkins
Mrs Peterson:
Joanna Page
Mr Peterson's Dad:
Ian McNeice
Angel Matthews:
Jessica Hynes
Mrs Bevan:
Pam Ferris
Baby's mother:
Isabel Ford
Supply Teacher 1:
George Potts
Producer:
Nick Jones
Director:
Debbie Isitt

Only Connect

Series 13

Episode 19: Meeples v Parishioners

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quiz show presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. The Meeples and Parishioners compete for their last chance to stay in the competition. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Production Company:
Parasol Media

Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 months

John Travolta, Barry Gibb and the Saturday Night Fever cast and crew tell the story behind the mega-hit film. Bruno Tonioli goes through the disco steps that made movie history. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bruno Tonioli
Executive Producer:
Franny Moyle
Director:
Ian Denyer
Production Company:
IWC Media

Panorama

Myanmar: The Hidden Truth

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Justin Rowlatt reveals how the Rohingya population has been isolated and weakened, and shows that attacks were part of a highly planned and organised operation. Show more

Employable Me

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Eight job seekers with disabilities battle to find work. 29-year-old Marve has been visually impaired since birth. He wants to find a job so he can support his growing family. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Optomen
Director:
Jack Wood
Series Producer:
Anna Stickland
Executive Producer:
Alannah Richardson

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Documentary series examining the impact of four individual bombs during the Blitz. Episode three follows a bomb that fell on Jellicoe Street in the Scottish town of Clydebank. Show more

BBC Two England

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