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Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wartime romance, set in a Chinese village hospital. A doctor returns from the US with his new wife, whose jealous behaviour towards his loyal assistant causes problems. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ray Enright
Dr Thompson:
Randolph Scott
Dr Sara Durand:
Ruth Warrick
Louise Thompson:
Ellen Drew
Col Yasuda:
Richard Loo
Dr Kim:
Philip Ahn
Magistrate:
HT Tsiang
Little Charlie:
Chin Kuang Chow
Producer:
Jack J Gross

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Musical comedy. Jimmy Haskell, a harmonica player, joins a poor but talented band. Their rehearsals annoy a local health food magnate - who happens to be Jimmy's uncle.

Contributors

Jimmy Haskell:
James Stewart
Molly McCorkle:
Paulette Goddard
Himself:
Horace Heidt
Charlie Haskell:
Charles Winninger
Ma McCorkle:
Mary Gordon
Willie McCorkle:
Dick Hogan
Donna McCorkle:
Donna Wood

Animal Park

Series 8: 30 minute reversions

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Meet Longleat Safari Park's latest arrivals, the wild warthogs: Vlad the Impaler, Genghis Khan and Attila the Hun. Plus, Ben Fogle puts out supersized cat toys for the lions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Producer:
Joff Wilson
Executive Producer:
Annette Clarke
Executive Producer:
Chris Powell

The Sky at Night

Exploring Mars

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two HD

As the spacecraft Mars Express celebrates a decade at the red planet, Chris Lintott and Lucie Green pick out some of the highlights, including the 'face of Mars'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Lintott
Presenter:
Lucie Green
Presenter:
Jon Culshaw
Reporter:
Chris North
Reporter:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The true story of English war widow Violette Szabo, who was awarded the George Cross for her work as a secret agent in occupied France in the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Violette Szabo:
Virginia McKenna
Tony Fraser:
Paul Scofield
Mr Bushell:
Jack L Warner
Mrs Bushell:
Denise Grey
Etienne Szabo:
Alain Saury
Lillian Rolfe:
Anne Leon
Vera Atkins:
Avice Landon
Denise Bloch:
Nicole Stephane
Director:
Lewis Gilbert

Cookery series. In Beijing, Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang cook for world-class chefs before learning traditional cooking methods in the homes of ordinary Beijingers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ken Hom
Presenter:
Ching-He Huang
Director:
James Nutt
Executive Producer:
Paula Trafford
Series Producer:
Emma Peach

Wild China

Episode 1: Heart of the Dragon

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The hills of Guilin and the fishermen of the Li River form the heart of this exploration of the rice-growing cultures and strange creatures of southern China. Show more

BBC Proms

Proms Extra 2013

Episode 3

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Katie Derham looks back on another week at the BBC Proms. Guests include Vasily Petrenko and Alison Balsom, and we spend 24 hours with violinist Daniel Hope on a whirlwind day. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Participant:
Vasily Petrenko
Participant:
Alison Balsom
Participant:
Daniel Hope
Producer:
Dawn Payne

David Starkey's Music and Monarchy

Episode 4: Reinventions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music concludes in the 19th and 20th centuries, when the crown rediscovered the power of pageantry. Show more

Top of the Lake

Series 1

Episode 5: The Dark Creator

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Mystery drama series. Robin is back on the case. Matt gathers troops to hunt for Tui while her friends trek deep into the mountains to celebrate her birthday. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy about a failed actor turned drama teacher (Steve Coogan) who sets about creating a controversial and 'inspirational' sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Show more

Contributors

Dana Marschz:
Steve Coogan
Brie Marschz:
Catherine Keener
Octavio Marquez:
Joseph Soria
Rand Posin:
Skylar Astin
Epiphany Sellars:
Phoebe Strole
Vitamin J:
Arnie Pantoja
Elisabeth Shue:
Elisabeth Shue
Cricket Feldstein:
Amy Poehler
Principal Rocker:
Marshall Bell
Producer:
Aaron Ryder
Producer:
Eric Eisner
Writer:
Pam Brady

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Oscar-winning South African drama following a young street thug who finds a baby in the car he has stolen and resolves to care for it himself. Starring Presley Chweneyagae. Show more

Contributors

David/Tsotsi:
Presley Chweneyagae
Butcher:
Zenzo Ngqobe
Captain Smit:
Ian Roberts
Sergeant Zuma:
Percy Matsemela
David/Tsotsi's father:
Israel Makoe
Director:
Gavin Hood
Writer:
Gavin Hood

Formats

BBC Two HD

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