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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Suspense drama about a writer who dices with death when he implicates himself in a murder to highlight the dangers of circumstantial evidence. Starring Dana Andrews. Show more

Contributors

Tom Garrett:
Dana Andrews
Director:
Fritz Lang
Susan Spencer:
Joan Fontaine
Austin Spencer:
Sidney Blackmer
Dolly Moore:
Barbara Nichols
Bob Hale:
Arthur Franz
Lieutenant Kennedy:
Ed Binns
Terry Larue:
Robin Raymond

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wartime drama. A fishing boat captain (Dana Andrews) encounters a stranded schooner apparently shelled by Nazi U-boats, but soon becomes mistrustful of its captain (Claude Rains). Show more

Contributors

Formula 1

2013

The Spanish Grand Prix - Practice 3

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Live coverage of the third practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix. Last year's race produced a surprise result, with Pastor Maldonado claiming his first grand prix victory. Show more

The Sky at Night

Stunning Saturn

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two HD

With Saturn in our evening skies, the team investigate the storm that is still raging in the planet's atmosphere, and illustrate Saturn's 'opposition effect'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Reporter:
Paul G Abel
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Producer:
Paul Vanezis
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Indian Food Made Easy

Series 2

Episode 4: Punjabi Cuisine

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Anjum Anand shows Wendy Barrie how to cook Indian bread, pecoras, tarka dal and Punjabi cranachan so she can demonstrate them at a Scotland gardening festival. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The classic British black comedy about a rich cad who murders eight relatives - all played by Alec Guinness - to inherit a dukedom. Show more

Contributors

the D'Ascoyne family:
Sir Alec Guinness
Louis Mazzini:
Dennis Price
Edith D'Ascoyne:
Valerie Hobson
Sibella Holland:
Joan Greenwood
Mama Mazzini:
Audrey Fildes
The Hangman:
Miles Malleson
Lionel Holland:
John Penrose
The Prison Governor Colonel:
Clive Morton
Director:
Robert Hamer
Producer:
Michael Relph

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Biting Ealing satire about a scientist (Alec Guinness) who invents an indestructible fibre but finds that everyone wants to destroy his formula. Show more

Contributors

Sidney Stratton:
Sir Alec Guinness
Daphne Birnley:
Joan Greenwood
Alan Birnley:
Cecil Parker
Bertha:
Vida Hope
Michael Corland:
Michael Gough
Sir John Kierlaw:
Ernest Thesiger
Producer:
Sidney Cole

Formats

Coast

Series 6 (Shortened Versions)

Western Isles and Shetland

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The Coast team are island-hopping in Scotland. Nick Crane visits Eriskay and the Isle of Lewis, while Miranda Krestovnikoff travels north to Shetland. Show more

Restoration Home

Series 2

Episode 6: Coulton Mill

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Following the restoration of historic properties. Converting a disused farm into a dream home is challenging - but Coulton Mill in Yorkshire has a whole set of them. Show more

Flog It!

Series 7 Reversions

Episode 22: Coventry

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Experts Will Axon and Michael Baggott join presenter Paul Martin at Coventry's magnificent cathedral. With a great turnout, our experts are spoilt for choice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Michael Baggott
Participant:
Will Axon
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Director:
Gavin Boyland

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 5: High Finance

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring, in his capacity as bank manager, calls in Corporal Jones to explain why his account is always in the red. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Mr Swann:
Ronnie Brody
Miss Twelvetrees:
Natalie Kent
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mavis Pike:
Janet Davies
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Producer:
David Croft

The Culture Show

The Magic Tricks of JJ Abrams: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

JJ Abrams talks to Mark Kermode about his lifelong love of filmmaking and takes him on a tour of Bad Robot, the top secret Los Angeles hub of his production company. Show more

The Many Faces of...

Series 3

Episode 2: Robbie Coltrane

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Telling the story of actor Robbie Coltrane, who talks candidly about his career. Featuring exclusive interviews with JK Rowling, Jimmy McGovern and Keith Allen. Show more

Blackadder

Blackadder the Third

Episode 2: Ink and Incapability

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy series set in the 18th century. When Samuel Johnson's dictionary is used for firewood, Edmund must rewrite it. Show more

Contributors

Edmund Blackadder:
Rowan Atkinson
Baldrick:
Tony Robinson
The Prince Regent:
Hugh Laurie
Dr Samuel Johnson:
Robbie Coltrane
Shelley:
Lee Cornes
Coleridge:
Jim Sweeney
Writer:
Ben Elton
Producer:
John Lloyd

Exploring the social history of America through its primetime television. Alan Yentob looks at heroes and the often slender line that separates them from the villains. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama set in 1960s New York. When a young boy witnesses a murder by the local Don, he finds his loyalties torn between his family and a growing friendship with the gangster.

Contributors

Lorenzo Aneilo:
Robert De Niro
Calogero Anello - aged 9:
Francis Capra
Calogero Anello - aged 17:
Lillo Brancato
Carmine:
Joe Pesci
Jimmy Whispers:
Clem Caserta
Tony Toupee:
Robert D'Andrea
Eddie Mush:
Eddie Montanaro
Director of photography:
Reynaldo Villalobos
Producer:
Jon Kilik

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