Programme Index

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Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 9: Grizzlies of Alaska

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Documentary about a mother grizzly bear bringing up her two cubs in the wilds of Alaska. She must keep them safe, teach them to hunt and prepare them for the savage winter. Show more

Antiques Road Trip

Series 6 Reversions

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Thomas Plant gets to ride in a special classic car and Philip Serrell has an eye for a particular lady, on the third leg of their road trip through the Peak District.

Africa

Episode 2: Savannah

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

David Attenborough takes a breathtaking journey through Africa, looking at the constantly changing landscape of east Africa and creatures found nowhere else on Earth. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A 17-year-old bookworm (Michelle Trachtenberg) decides to do a project on the physics of figure skating, and soon falls in love with the sport. But can she compete with the best? Show more

Contributors

Casey Carlyle:
Michelle Trachtenberg
Joan Carlyle:
Joan Cusack
Tina Harwood:
Kim Cattrall
Gen Harwood:
Hayden Panettiere
Teddy Harwood:
Trevor Blumas
Nikki's Mom:
Connie Ray
Director:
Tim Fywell
Mr. Bast:
Steve Ross
Writer:
Meg Cabot
Tiffany Lai:
Jocelyn Lai
Director:
Tim Fywell

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romantic comedy. Sabotaging a Southern belle's wedding is the mission of two childhood friends for the sake of an unhappy bridesmaid, and to spite the bride's manipulative mother. Show more

Contributors

Abigail Scanlon:
Raven-Symone undefined
Olivia McNabb:
Beth Broderick
Lt Henry Kent:
David Clayton Rogers
Caitlyn McNabb:
Virginia Williams
Rachel Phipps:
Chryssie Whitehead
Tony Penning:
Lyle Brocato
Charlotte Willington:
Ann McKenzie
Director:
James Hayman
Writer:
Bob Young
Writer:
Mark Amato

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romantic comedy starring Uma Thurman. When a radio agony aunt advises one of her female listeners to break off her engagement, the jilted fiance decides to get his revenge on her. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Griffin Dunne
Dr. Emma Lloyd:
Uma Thurman
Patrick Sullivan:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Richard Bratton:
Colin Firth
Wilder Lloyd:
Sam Shepard
Carolyn:
Brooke Adams
Greta Bollenbecker:
Isabella Rossellini

James Cracknell and Ben Fogle travel across the world's largest sand desert. In this episode they train with Bedouins and push themselves and their friendship to the limit. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Cracknell
Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Executive Producer:
Lucy Carter

Regional Variations (3)

Ben and James versus the Arabian Desert

BBC Two Scotland

Waterworld

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Flog It!

Series 9 Reversions

Episode 48: Warminster

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Paul Martin leads the team to Warminster with experts Kate Bliss and David Fletcher. Paul visits the American Museum near Bath to find out about Shaker furniture.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Expert:
Kate Bliss
Series Producer:
Susie Staples
Director:
Barry Hecker
Series Editor:
Peter Smith

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A group of crack commandos during the Second World War attempt to destroy the formidable German artillery on the Greek island of Navarone. Starring Gregory Peck and David Niven. Show more

Contributors

Captain Keith Mallory:
Gregory Peck
Cpl Miller:
David Niven
Pte 'Butcher' Brown:
Stanley Baker
Col Andrea Stavros:
Anthony Quinn
Maj Roy Franklin:
Anthony Quayle
Pte Spyros Pappadimos:
James Darren
Maria Pappadimos:
Irene Papas
Commodore Jensen/Prologue Narrator:
James Robertson Justice
Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF:
Richard Harris
Producer:
Carl Foreman

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 6: Turkey Dinner

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon decides to give a turkey dinner to the old-age pensioners of Walmington-on-Sea.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring :
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones :
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike :
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges :
Bill Pertwee
Private Cheeseman :
Talfryn Thomas
Mr Bluett :
Harold Bennett
Mrs Pike :
Janet Davies
Mrs Yeatman :
Olive Mercer
Producer:
David Croft

Regional Variations (2)

Cliff Richard, Bruce Forsyth, Michael Crawford and Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrate the 100th birthday of the world's most famous theatre. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Participant:
Cliff Richard
Participant:
Bruce Forsyth
Participant:
Michael Crawford

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sci-fi adventure. A teenage alien and his guardian move from place to place in a bid to escape the evil extraterrestrial race who are trying to wipe out their species.

Charlie Brooker and guests take an irreverent look back at 2013, a year where nothing happened - apart from meteors, edible horses, fake space monkeys and other ordinary events. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Charlie Brooker
Philomena:
Diane Morgan
Participant:
Doug Stanhope
Executive Producer:
Annabel Jones
Executive Producer:
Charlie Brooker

Ambassadors

Episode 2: The Prince's Trousers

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Comedy following diplomats to the fictional Tazbekistan. The embassy is thrown into chaos when minor royal Prince Mark of Bath arrives on a trade mission. Show more

Contributors

Keith Davis:
David Mitchell
Neil Tilly:
Robert Webb
Jennifer:
Keeley Hawes
The Prez:
Igal Naor
Caitlin:
Susan Lynch
Natalia:
Shivani Ghai
Prince Mark:
Tom Hollander
French Ambassador:
Oliver Dimsdale
Mike Treasure:
Julian Lewis Jones
Amil Zarifi:
Krystian Godlewski
Sergei:
Andy Lucas
Ludmilla:
Debbie Chazen
US Ambassador:
Lachele Carl
Tall surveillance man:
George Lasha
Short surveillance man:
Sevan Stephan
Mrs Petrova:
Jenny Galloway
Tazbek Journalist:
Isobel Pravda
Director:
Jeremy Webb
Producer:
Chris Carey
Writer:
James Wood

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Condemned to death for a series of murders, Baron Frankenstein tries to convince his captors that the crimes were those of a strange half-human creature he created in a laboratory. Show more

Contributors

Victor Frankenstein:
Peter Cushing
Elizabeth:
Hazel Court
Paul Krempe:
Robert Urquhart
The Creature:
Christopher Lee
Young Victor:
Melvyn Hayes

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 9: Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary revealing the social side of the killer whale; a creature long feared as a sea monster until it was studied in captivity for the first time. Show more

The Silent War

Episode 2: The Russians Are Coming!

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary. Cold War submariners talk more openly than ever before to reveal how the underwater arms race took ballistic missiles beneath the Arctic ice. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Haydn Gwynne
Producer:
Graham Cooper
Director:
Graham Cooper
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Participant:
Frank Turban
Participant:
Martin MacPherson
Participant:
Bo Bohannon
Participant:
John Lehman
Participant:
JD Williams
Participant:
Vladimir Chernavin
Participant:
Paul Williamson
Participant:
James Taylor
Participant:
Bruce De Mars
Participant:
Al Konetzni
Participant:
Igor Abrarnov
Participant:
Gavin Lane
Participant:
Igor Kurdin
Participant:
Dorrie Williams
Participant:
Dorrie Williams
Participant:
Maria Kuznetsova

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