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Wanted Down Under

Series 14

Goodinson Family

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dad Michael believes his family's future lies down under, but wife Lisa values her close ties with loved ones in the UK. Will a week in New Zealand change her mind? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicki Chapman
Series Producer:
Jacqui Berkeley
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Bradbury
Executive Producer:
Paul Connolly

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 5 months

This quarter-final sees the six most talented chefs from the week's heats face an invention test focusing on the onion. Show more

Coast

Series 7

Episode 3: The Hidden History of Harbours

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Coast ventures to the furthest flung reaches of the British Isles. In Newlyn, Nick Crane relives an unsung feat of British seamanship. Show more

Get Away for Winter

Series 1

Episode 1: Portugal

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Couples and friends search for the perfect rental properties abroad. Dave and Trish head to Portugal, hoping to leave the Sussex winter behind for a place in the Algarve. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michelle Friel
Executive Producer:
Jules Kean
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet

The Best Dishes Ever

Series 1

Episode 7: Cheap and Cheerful

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 5 months

Ainsley Harriott introduces classic recipes from some of the BBC's best-loved television chefs. The menu includes Ainsley's own perfect potato tart. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 12

Episode 10: Frances de la Tour

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 days

Celebrity genealogy series. Frances de la Tour's family tree holds a tantalising clue which hints at aristocratic ancestors. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Three-part series examining the harsh elements and rich rewards of the Alaskan wilderness. A mother sea otter nurses her baby through the chilly days of early spring. Show more

Flog It!

Series 17

Episode 9

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 3 days

Today Flog It! is at the Old College, part of Aberystwyth University on the west coast of Wales. Paul Martin discovers how the myth of Merlin is at the heart of Wales. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Expert:
Raj Bisram
Director:
Emma Rimmer
Series Producer:
Amanda Lowe

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gary Delaney, Rose Matafeo, Valerie Singleton and Rav Wilding test their general knowledge skills on this week's House of Games. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11

Newcastle to County Durham

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Beginning just outside Newcastle in Jarrow, Michael Portillo uncovers the desperation which led 200 men to march 300 miles to Westminster to petition the government for work. Show more

The Twinstitute

Series 1

Episode 1: Get Thin Fast

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Identical twins put competing health theories to the test. This episode tests the best way to lose weight, improve memory and beat pain without pills. Show more

Mastermind

2019/20

Episode 16

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Four more contenders brave the black chair. The specialist subjects are the Gordon Riots of 1780, the history of Marvel Comics, Franklin D Roosevelt and FE McWilliam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young

Only Connect

Series 15

Orwellians v Turophiles

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts the series where knowledge will only take you so far. Two teams who won their first match return to fight it out for a place in the quarter-finals. Show more

Contributors

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

University Challenge

2019/20

Episode 22

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

The second round of the quiz for students continues. Two teams representing their universities aim to reach the quarter finals. Show more

Contributors

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

The Choir

Aylesbury Prison

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gareth Malone faces a challenge which will test him like no other – to form a choir in one of the toughest prisons for young offenders. What he learns takes him by surprise. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gareth Malone
Series Producer:
Harry Beney
Executive Producer:
Amanda Westwood
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

Regional Variations (3)

Pro14 Highlights – Wales

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales HD

Pro14 Highlights – NI

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The extraordinary story of General Qassem Suleimani with first-hand accounts of his secret deals and shifting alliances across Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Waldron
Reporter:
Jane Corbin

Regional Variations (2)

Shadow Commander: Iran’s Military Mastermind

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales HD
BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Adrian Chiles takes a look at his love of boozing, exploring why he and others don't think they are addicted to alcohol but find it almost impossible to enjoy life without it. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Adrian Chiles
Director of photography:
Jonathan Young
Camera Operator:
Joss Cubitt
Camera Operator:
George Vernon
Re-recording mixer:
Matt Faulkner
On-line editing:
Fred Baillod
Camera Assistant:
Ash Connaughton
Camera Assistant:
Alban Thomson
Assistant Producer:
Keaton Stone
Producer:
Jess Austin
Production Manager:
Malaine Adams
Executive Producer:
Joanna Ball
Production Company:
undefined Ricochet
Film Editor:
Amanda Baxter

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Hugh Grant tells the story behind his success, after being honoured with the Best Actor award at the Baftas for his performance in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sandra Bullock
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Curtis
Line Producer:
Louise Meager
Interviewed Guest:
Colin Firth
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Frears
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Grant
Commissioning Editor:
Pinki Chambers
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hoult
Interviewed Guest:
Paul King
Executive Producer:
Clare Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Marc Lawrence
Executive Producer:
Katherine Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Ang Lee
Interviewed Guest:
Andie MacDowell
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Weitz
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Weitz
Production Company:
Whizz Kid

The Apprentice

Series 15

Music Managers

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Lord Sugar challenges the candidates to act as talent managers. They must audition unsigned musicians, choose which one to represent, then head to a studio to create a remix of one of their tracks. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Lord Sugar
Participant:
Karren Brady
Participant:
Claude Littner
Executive Producer:
Paul Broadbent
Executive Producer:
Emma Peach
Series Editor:
Rebecca McLaughlin
Series Editor:
Joe Wildman
Production Company:
FremantleMedia

Countryfile

Caring for Our Community

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Steve Brown is in Somerset celebrating the work that volunteers and communities do in our countryside. He spends the day on a community farm that's doing its bit for sustainability. Show more

BBC Two England

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