Programme Index

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Inside the Factory

Series 5

Xmas Party Food

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gregg Wallace is in Nottingham at an enormous party food factory where they produce 200,000 canapes every 24 hours. Show more

This Farming Life

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dairy farmers the McLean family are introduced. Raymond goes the extra mile to save his lambs. Stevie faces buffalo number 666, and Kirsty and Aimee take their calves to market. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jane Fitzgerald
Executive Producer:
Jo Roe
Production Manager:
Sam Breslin

Race Across the World

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

The five teams head out of Delphi to their next checkpoint - Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan - a journey that sees them leave behind the familiarity of the west. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hannah
Executive Producer:
Mark Saben
Executive Producer:
Tim Harcourt
Executive Producer:
Stephen Lambert
Series Editor:
Stephen Day
Director:
Rob Fisher

The Planets

Series 1

The Two Sisters - Earth and Mars

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Professor Brian Cox continues his tour of the solar system revealing that it was once home to not one, but two blue planets. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Gideon Bradshaw
Production Manager:
Evih Efue

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about two young cowboys' attempts to woo their sweethearts. Stars Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson and Rod Steiger. Show more

Contributors

Curly McLain:
Gordon MacRae
Ado Annie Carnes:
Gloria Grahame
Laurey Williams:
Shirley Jones
Jud Fry:
Rod Steiger
Andrew Carnes:
James Whitmore
Gertie Cummings:
Barbara Lawrence
Ike Skidmore:
Jay C Flippen

Formats

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

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 27 days

Screen version of the classic television comedy about habitual prison inmate Norman Stanley Fletcher and his cellmate Lennie Godber. Show more

The Many Faces of...

Series 2

Episode 1: Ronnie Barker

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

A portrait of Ronnie Barker, one of the country's favourite comedy stars. With contributions from Ben Elton, Michael Grade, David Renwick and Josephine Tewson. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ben Elton
Participant:
Michael Grade
Participant:
David Renwick
Participant:
Josephine Tewson
Series Producer:
Charlie Stuart
Executive Producer:
Stephen Stewart
Production Company:
Green Inc Film and TV Ltd

University Challenge

Christmas 2019

Liverpool v Hull

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

In the fourth match, the Liverpool team, with actor Anna Maxwell Martin and broadcaster Roger Bolton, fight it out against the Hull team, with comedian Lucy Beaumont and novelist Tracy Borman. Show more

Contributors

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

With readings by Hugh Bonneville, animation and contributions from celebrity fans, this film looks at the beloved character of Paddington and tells the story of his unassuming creator Michael Bond. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Eric Haynes
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Clarkson
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard Cribbins
Editor:
Gary Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Konnie Huq
Assistant Producer:
Louise Arthur
Interviewed Guest:
Heston Blumenthal
Production Manager:
Claire McCluskey
Interviewed Guest:
Valerie Singleton
Production Coordinator:
Susan Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Child
Animator:
Ross Hogg
Interviewed Guest:
Paul King
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Farnaby
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Alison
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Jankel
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Bond
Interviewed Guest:
Brenda Bond
Interviewed Guest:
Tobago Cursoe
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Joseph
Interviewed Guest:
Barry Macey
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Edwards
Director:
Eric Haynes

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 days

Biographical comedy drama set in 1940s New York. A wealthy socialite opens herself up to ridicule when she pursues a career in opera, despite being unable to sing. Show more

Contributors

Florence Foster Jenkins:
Meryl Streep
St Clair Bayfield:
Hugh Grant
Cosmé McMoon:
Simon Helberg
Agnes Stark:
Nina Arianda
Carlo Edwards:
David Haig
Arturo Toscanini:
John Kavanagh
Phineas Stark:
Stanley Townsend
John Totten:
Allan Corduner
Earl Wilson:
Christian McKay
Dr Hermann:
John Sessions
Mrs James O'Flaherty:
Maggie Steed
Mrs Oscar Garmunder:
Thelma Barlow
Baroness Le Feyre:
Paola Dionisotti
Orlando Adams:
Carl Davis
Tallulah Bankhead:
Nat Luurtsema

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama starring Laurence Olivier as an egotistical vaudeville entertainer who considers himself a star but whose life is an untold failure. Show more

Contributors

Archie Rice:
Laurence Olivier
Phoebe Rice:
Brenda De Banzie
Jean Rice:
Joan Plowright
Billy Rice:
Roger Livesey
Frank Rice:
Alan Bates
Mick Rice:
Albert Finney
Tina Lapford:
Shirley Anne Field
Mrs. Ada Lapford:
Thora Hird
Soubrette:
Miriam Karlin

Genres

Formats

In this nostalgic documentary, restaurant critic Giles Coren challenges Heston Blumenthal to take his restaurant The Fat Duck back to 2001 for a magical feast. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Heston Blumenthal
Participant:
Giles Coren
Director:
Sam Roubicek
Executive Producer:
Rebecca Templar
Executive Producer:
Samantha Anstiss
Production Company:
Wonderhood Studios

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Rick Stein approaches the end of his meander through France with a final glance at the culinary delights of the Languedoc before crossing over to Provence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rick Stein
Music:
Crocodile
Executive Producer:
Arezoo Farahzad
Production Manager:
Olwyn Goldsmith
Production Manager:
Natalie Brightman
Production Company:
Denham Productions

The Baby Has Landed

Series 1

Jobs for the Boys

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

There are emotional goodbyes as the dads go back to work. Mo feels pressure to earn more cash, while Paul and Craig leave Mel to begin their new family with the twins. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Graeme McAulay
Executive Producer:
Magnus Temple
Executive Producer:
Jessie Versluys
Director:
Barnaby Peel
Series Producer:
Gemma Brady
Production Company:
The Garden Productions

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