Programme Index

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Coast

Series 9

Episode 4: Offshore!

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Coast embarks on its first adventure to North America, exploring British connections far offshore and surprising stories in the waters just off Britain's shoreline. Show more

The Instant Gardener

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Garden transformation show. Claire and Richard in Barnsley are desperate for somewhere to socialise and reconnect with friends and family following difficult fertility treatment. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Skelton
Presenter:
Danny Clarke
Executive Producer:
Matt Walton
Series Producer:
Kerry Richardson
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

Gardeners' World

2015

Episode 11

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gardening magazine. With the hanging basket season under way, Joe Swift meets a florist with a modern take. Plus a trip to South Africa to learn about cape primroses. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Diarmuid Gavin and Helen Dillon visit three different secret hideaways. They travel to County Down and County Antrim to cast an expert eye over three picturesque landscapes. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Matt Tebbutt takes a look back at some of his favourite recipes and best moments from Saturday Kitchen. Jimmy Osmond faces his food heaven or food hell. Show more

Contributors

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

Food & Drink

Series 3

Episode 7: Weekend Entertaining

Duration: 35 minutes

on BBC Two England

Tom Kerridge and Ching He Huang compete to prepare the perfect party food, and Joe Wadsack has some unusual drinks suggestions that would be a hit at any party. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Participant:
Ching-He Huang
Participant:
Oliver Peyton
Participant:
Kimberley Wilson
Series Producer:
Hannah Corneck
Executive Producer:
Robi Dutta

Regional Variations (2)

The A to Z of TV Cooking

Shorts

Episode 16: Letter P

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 6 months

John Torode sifts through the archives and serves up a selection of mouthwatering cookery clips from some of the nation's favourite chefs linked by the letter P. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Torode
Executive Producer:
Gillian Scothern
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt
Director:
Simon Catt

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 3: Meet the Moose Family

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature documentary. In the wilds of the Rocky Mountains, a mother moose tends to her newborn calf. Cameraman Hugo Kitching follows the mother and calf through the four seasons. Show more

Money for Nothing

Series 2 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 16

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Junk makeover show. Sarah Moore unearths some hidden gems at the recycling centre in Altrincham, but can she turn these tip-bound items into a profit? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sarah Moore
Narrator:
Arthur Smith
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Executive Producer:
Michelle Friel
Executive Producer:
Jules Kean
Production Company:
Friel Kean Films Ltd

Talking Pictures

Maggie Smith

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Sylvia Syms presents rarely seen footage from the BBC archives that explores the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved actresses, Maggie Smith. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Maggie Smith
Narrator:
Sylvia Syms
Executive Producer:
Carla-Maria Lawson
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Assistant Producer:
Kate Robertson

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

on BBC Two England

Period drama. Two sisters (Judi Dench and Maggie Smith) befriend a man who they find washed up on the beach of their 1930s Cornish village. Directed by Charles Dance. Show more

Contributors

Ursula:
Judi Dench
Jan Pendered:
Freddie Jones
Luke Pendered:
Gregor Henderson-Begg
Dr Francis Mead:
David Warner
Adam Penruddocke:
Clive Russell
Olga Daniloff:
Natascha McElhone
Fisherman:
Ian Marshall
Hedley:
Toby Jones
Mrs Pendered:
Joanna Dickens
Director:
Charles Dance

Genres

Formats

Flog It!

Series 13

Episode 27: Birmingham 4

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Antiques series. Paul Martin presents from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Antiques experts Christina Trevanion and Thomas Plant search for the best antiques. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Louise Hibbins
Series Editor:
Heidi Ellert

Regional Variations (3)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Chris Packham discovers the animal behind centuries of Hollywood misrepresentation. Using groundbreaking science and the latest CGI, Chris creates the most authentic T rex ever. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Young Chris Packham:
Toby Stewart
Special thanks:
Peter Falkingham
Director of photography:
Robert Vroom
Camera Operator:
Victor Wong
Sound Recordist:
Marco Fiana
Production Manager:
Martha Fernandez
Production Manager:
Nicola King
Assistant Producer:
Dom Walter
Editor:
Matt Lowe
Assistant Editor:
Luke Flight
Executive Producer:
Glen Salzman
Producer:
Andre Barro
Director:
Mark Everest
Producer:
Ruth Roberts
Executive Producer:
Martin Williams
Production Company:
Talesmith Limited

Robot Wars

World Series

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

The best teams in the UK take on the rest of the world. Reigning champions Eruption lead a team of some of the fiercest robots in the UK - Big Nipper, Concussion and Thor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Series Producer:
Henry Imbert
Production Manager:
Emily Ricketts
Production Company:
Mentorn Media

Dragons' Den

Series 15

Episode 9

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Entrepreneurs pitch business ideas hoping for investment. In this Christmas episode, a serial entrepreneur pitches his online greeting card business. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Jenny Campbell
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Presenter:
Evan Davis
Executive Producer:
Darrell Olsen
Series Editor:
Samantha Davies

A Life on Screen

Michael Palin

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michael Palin tells the story behind his success. Including interviews from John Cleese, David Jason, Connie Booth, Armando Iannucci and Clem Vallance. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Michael Palin
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Hewison
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Mills
Interviewed Guest:
David Jason
Interviewed Guest:
John Cleese
Interviewed Guest:
Basil Pao
Interviewed Guest:
Connie Booth
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Elbourne
Interviewed Guest:
Clem Vallance
Interviewed Guest:
Armando Iannucci
Series Producer:
Samantha Peters
Executive Producer:
Clare Brown
Executive Producer:
Katherine Allen
Executive Producer:
Kate Phillips
Executive Producer:
Pinki Chambers
Production Company:
Whizz Kid Entertainment
Off-line editing:
Peter Elphick
Producer:
Louise Meager
Graphic Designer:
Keith Haynes
On-line editing:
Ben Salkeld
Re-recording mixer:
Jules Woods
Production Company:
Spin Cycle TV
Production Company:
Asia Pacific Vision

Regional Variations (2)

My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Film version of classic sketches and memorable moments from the Monty Python gang's long-running television series, including Nudge Nudge, Hell's Grannies and Dead Parrot. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

on BBC Two England

Offbeat satire about a young ballroom dancing sensation who causes uproar among the tradition-loving Australian Dance Federation when he tries out some unorthodox new steps. Show more

Contributors

Scott Hastings:
Paul Mercurio
Barry Fife:
Bill Hunter
Shirley Hastings:
Pat Thomson
Liz Holt:
Gia Carides
Les Kendall:
Peter Whitford
Doug Hastings:
Barry Otto
Ken Railings:
John Hannan
Tina Sparkle:
Sonia Kruger
Charm Leachman:
Kris McQuade
Director:
Baz Luhrmann

Holby City

Series 20

Episode 1: The Prisoner

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ric arrives in prison to begin his sentence. A popular prisoner takes him under his wing, but Ric starts to question who he should trust on the inside. Show more

Contributors

Oliver Valentine:
James Anderson
Ric Griffin:
Hugh Quarshie
Essie Di Lucca:
Kaye Wragg
Roxanna MacMillan:
Hermione Gulliford
Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern:
Lee Mead
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Jac Naylor:
Rosie Marcel
Zosia March:
Camilla Arfwedson
Ronnie Clemens:
Will Barton
Dillon Mathews:
Chord Melodic
Blanche Valentine:
Diana Kent
Burim Grigor:
Faton Gerbeshi
Danny Fincher:
Gruffudd Glyn
Writer:
Ed Sellek
Producer:
Sholla Coker

BBC Two England

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