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Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 5: 45 Minute Reversions

Episode 1

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Chris Packham delves into the world of weird. Chris finds out why Spain is under attack from spaceballs and how a penguin became a man's best friend. Show more

An Island Parish

Series 11 - Shetland

Episode 3: Unstoppable

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series following community life on Unst. Businessman Frank Strang is preparing for Shetland's biggest music festival, but will rain put paid to his ambitious plans? Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two England

Romantic comedy. A Danish prince travels to America incognito and falls for a medical student. When he reveals his identity, she must choose between her dreams and her ambitions. Show more

Contributors

Paige Morgan:
Julia Stiles
Eddie/Prince Advard:
Luke Mably
Queen Rosalind:
Miranda Richardson
King Haraald:
James Fox
Amy Morgan:
Alberta Watson
Ben Morgan:
John Bourgeois
John Morgan:
Zachary Knighton
Mike Morgan:
Stephen O'Reilly
Princess Arabella:
Eliza Bennett
Producer:
Mark Amin
Writer:
Mark Amin
Writer:
Jack Amiel

Family Cooking Showdown

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Competitive food show. Will the Pigott brothers and their bold flavours impress or will the classic home cooking of the Hilliard family be what the judges are looking for? Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Matt Tebbutt takes a look back at some of his favourite Christmas recipes from Saturday Kitchen, including dishes by Si King, Yotam Ottolenghi and Will Holland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Series Producer:
Anna Coane
Assistant Producer:
James Bedwell
Production Company:
Cactus TV

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mary Berry shares recipes for a stress-free Christmas Day, including mini filo beef wellington canapes, mince pies and the all-important turkey crown with all the trimmings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Berry
Editor:
Karen Ross
Series Producer:
Ed St Giles
Production Manager:
Daniel Bankover
Production Company:
Shine TV

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Bikers create mouthwatering festive dishes with Denise Lewis, Alex Jones, Jon Culshaw and Rev Kate Bottley. There are also ideas for edible Christmas presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon King
Presenter:
Dave Myers
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Bottley
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Culshaw
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence
Series Editor:
Will Knott
Series Producer:
Natasha Hayes
Production Secretary:
Joanna Poulton
Production Company:
Hungry Gap Productions
Editor:
Pete Price
Editor:
Alex Boyle
Assistant Producer:
Guy Arthur
Lighting:
Rob Partis
Camera Operator:
Peter Lown
Camera Operator:
Jack Coathupe
Set Designer:
Stephanie Williams
Set Designer:
Charlotte Buchan
Colourist:
Mark Adams
Re-recording mixer:
Tom Knott
Graphic Designer:
Robin Littlewood
Composer:
Matt Slater

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 9: Cheetahs: Growing Up Fast

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

David Attenborough narrates the amazing story of a wild cheetah family, revealing in detail what it takes to turn tiny cubs into accomplished predators. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 months

Classic Broadway musical. Nathan Detroit, a gambler in need of cash, bets Sky Masterson that he will not get Sarah Brown, who works at the Save a Soul Mission, to go out on a date. Show more

Contributors

Sky Masterson:
Marlon Brando
Sarah Brown:
Jean Simmons
Nathan Detroit:
Frank Sinatra
Miss Adelaide:
Vivian Blaine
Lieutenant Brannigan:
Robert Keith
Nicely-Nicely Johnson:
Stubby Kaye
Big Jule:
BS Pully
Benny Southstreet:
Johnny Silver
Harry the Horse:
Sheldon Leonard
Rusty Charlie:
Dan Dayton
Society Max:
George E Stone
Arvide Abernathy:
Regis Toomey
General Cartwright:
Kathryn Givney

Formats

Dad's Army

Battle of the Giants

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Two England

Captain Mainwaring tries to get out of attending a big church parade when the Home Guard are ordered to wear their medals from previous conflicts.

Contributors

Captain George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
Producer:
David Croft

University Challenge

Christmas 2017

Episode 1: Durham University v Keble College, Oxford

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

A festive quiz featuring university alumni. The Durham team includes musician Rod Clements and the Keble team includes comedian Katy Brand. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Duration: 2 hours, 19 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel of the sumptuous life of enigmatic American millionaire Jay Gatsby, viewed through the eyes of neighbour Nick Carraway. Show more

Contributors

Nick Carraway:
Tobey Maguire
Daisy Buchanan:
Carey Mulligan
Pammy Buchanan:
Emily Foreman
Tom Buchanan:
Joel Edgerton
Jordan Baker:
Elizabeth Debicki
Myrtle Wilson:
Isla Fisher
George Wilson:
Jason Clarke
Meyer Wolfsheim:
Amitabh Bachchan
Director:
Baz Luhrmann

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 27 days

Made with rare footage and exclusive live recordings, Nick Broomfield's film tells Whitney Houston's incredible and poignant life story with insights from those closest to her. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Rudi Dolezal
Executive Producer:
John Battsek
Executive Producer:
Patrick Holland
Executive Producer:
Kate Townsend
Executive Producer:
Vinnie Malhotra
Executive Producer:
Charles Finch
Executive Producer:
Shani Hinton
Executive Producer:
Ben Silverman
Production Company:
Gospel & Beyond

Holby City

Series 19

Episode 64: Always Forever

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

An overworked Morven finds herself torn between her past and her future on Christmas Eve. Essie is surprised to bond with Gaskell over an unusual patient. Show more

Contributors

Morven Digby:
Eleanor Fanyinka
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Adrian 'Fletch' Fletcher:
Alex Walkinshaw
Nicky McKendrick:
Belinda Owusu
Essie Harrison:
Kaye Wragg
John Gaskell:
Paul McCann
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern:
Lee Mead
Meena Chowdhury:
Salma Hoque
Henrik Hanssen:
Guy Henry
Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Jason Haynes:
Jules Robertson
Jeremy Warren:
Nick Rhys
Cameron Dunn:
Nic Jackman
Ken Davies:
Hamish Clark
Producer:
Yasmin Kalli
Director:
Toby Frow

BBC Two England

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