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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Postwar drama following the fortunes of three returning veterans as they try to reconcile their dreams with the reality of civilian life. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wartime drama. Whilst pilots of a US fighter squadron fight the Japanese in the air, on the ground resentment builds against their unyielding commander. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Nicholas Ray
Cowboy:
Don Taylor
Sergeant clancy:
Jay C Flippen
Shorty Vegay:
Maurice Jara
General:
Barry Kelley

Regional Variations (2)

A History of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 1: The Last of the Free

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series. At the dawn of the first millennia, there was no Scotland or England. Neil Oliver reveals how the Gaelic Scottish Kingdom - Alba - was born. Show more

The A to Z of TV Gardening

Shorts

Episode 7: Letter G

Duration: 19 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 month

A look at some of the BBC's most popular gardening programmes and personalities, presented by Carol Kirkwood. Carol explores subjects that all begin with the letter G. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

Series 7

Episode 6: The Secret Life of Beaches

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Coast explores the glorious diversity and delights offered by our beaches. Nick Crane discovers what it is like to live on Britain's most unusual beach. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Auction Hero

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques dealer Andrew Lamberty buys a range of fascinating objects and donates all the profits to a dementia support charity and an animal shelter, in dire need of repair. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Lamberty
Presenter:
Andrew Lamberty
Executive Producer:
Dan Goldsack
Executive Producer:
Dan Goldsack

Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 15 days

All-action World War II adventure. A squad of German paratroopers is sent to England to kidnap Winston Churchill. Based on the bestseller by Jack Higgins. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Steiner:
Michael Caine
Liam Devlin:
Donald Sutherland
Colonel Radl:
Robert Duvall
Captain Clark:
Treat Williams
Colonel Pitts:
Larry Hagman
Director:
John Sturges
Producer:
Jack Wiener

Regional Variations (2)

Flog It!

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 24: Wilmslow

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Paul Martin and the team visit Wilmslow. Jewellery, toys, porcelain and a Georgian tea table all go under the hammer, and Paul visits Manchester's Victoria Swimming Baths. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Carole Lochhead

Dad's Army

Series 3

Episode 6: The Face on the Poster

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring starts an advertising campaign to increase recruiting but Wilson mixes up the photographs for the poster. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Polish Officer:
Gabor Vernon
Chief ARP Warden Hodge:
Bill Pertwee
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Mr Bluett:
Harold Bennett
Police Sergeant:
Michael Bevis
Producer:
David Croft

The Culture Show

2012/2013

Episode 32: Sincerely, F Scott Fitzgerald

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Novelist Jay McInerney explores the life and writing of F Scott Fitzgerald, who captured the reckless spirit of New York life in the twenties in his masterwork The Great Gatsby. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

QI XL

Series I

Episode 13: Intelligence

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Stephen Fry asks some intelligent questions. With Jo Brand, David Mitchell, Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Jo Brand
Participant:
David Mitchell
Participant:
Phill Jupitus
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Culture-clash comedy drama set in 1976, the sequel to East Is East. Sulky, Salford-born teenager Sajid (Aqib Khan) is transported to rural Pakistan with his father. Show more

Contributors

Sajid Khan:
Aqib Khan
Jahangir 'George' Khan:
Om Puri
Ella Khan:
Linda Bassett
Mr. Jordan:
Robert Pugh
Tariq Khan:
Jimi Mistry
Pir Naseem:
Nadim Sawalha
Tanvir:
Vijay Raaz
Maneer Khan:
Emil Marwa
Basheera Khan:
Ila Arun
Neelam Haqq:
Zita Sattar

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Stylish drama about an affable male escort in Washington DC who becomes embroiled in a murder plot that threatens to derail both his life and his career. Show more

Contributors

Carter Page:
Woody Harrelson
Natalie Van Miter:
Lauren Bacall
Abigail Delorean:
Lily Tomlin
Jack Delorean:
Ned Beatty
Larry Lockner:
Willem Dafoe
Emek Yoglu:
Moritz Bleibtreu
Chrissie Morgan:
Mary Beth Hurt
Mungo Tenant:
William Hope
Detective Dixon:
Geff Francis
Director:
Paul Schrader

BBC Two HD

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