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Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama. A dim-witted drunkard during the Irish Rebellion dreams of escaping to America with his girlfriend, and is presented with the opportunity of realising his dream. Show more

Contributors

Gypo Nolan:
Victor McLaglen
Mary McPhillip:
Heather Angel
Dan Gallagher:
Preston Foster
Katie Madden:
Margot Grahame
Frankie McPhillip:
Wallace Ford
Mrs McPhillip:
Una O'Connor
Director:
John Ford
Producer:
Cliff Reid

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Fantasy about a politician plagued by a pair of re-embodied spirits of women who were burned at the stake as witches by his Puritan ancestor. Starring Frederic March. Show more

Contributors

Wallace Wooley:
Fredric March
Jennifer:
Veronica Lake
JB Masterson:
Robert Benchley
Dr Dudley White:
Robert Benchley
Estelle Masterson:
Susan Hayward
Tabitha:
Eily Malyon
JB Masterson:
Robert Warwick
Director:
Rene Clair

Genres

Formats

Life on Earth

Episode 3: The First Forests

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

The story of life, from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals of today. In this programme, David Attenborough looks at the first land flora. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 2: Manchester to Bury

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo travels around Britain by train. He is fitted for a trilby in Denton and discovers the role the railways had in the creation of fish and chips. Show more

The A to Z of TV Cooking

Original Series

Episode 21: Letter U

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

John Torode presents a selection of cookery features linked by the letter U. In the 'unusual' category, Heston Blumenthal makes snail porridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Torode
Participant:
Heston Blumenthal
Participant:
Nigel Slater
Executive Producer:
Gillian Scothern
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt
Director:
Simon Catt

The A to Z of TV Gardening

Shorts

Episode 4: Letter D

Duration: 4 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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 D. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Disney comedy. A recently widowed mother is forced to leave the expensive house she can no longer afford and take her children to live in a ramshackle country home. Show more

Contributors

Nancy Carey:
Hayley Mills
Osh Popham:
Burl Ives
Margaret Carey:
Dorothy McGuire
Cousin Julia:
Deborah Walley
Mrs Popham:
Una Merkel
Gilly Carey:
Eddie Hodges
Peter Carey:
Jimmy Mathers
Digby Popham:
Michael J Pollard
Thomas Hamilton:
Peter Brown
Lallie Joy Popham:
Wendy Turner
Director:
James Neilson
Producer:
Walt Disney

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A boy is drawn into being messenger between an aristocratic woman who persuades him to act as a go-between in her affair with a farmer. Starring Julie Christie and Alan Bates. Show more

Contributors

Marian Maudsley:
Julie Christie
Ted Burgess:
Alan Bates
Young Leo Colston:
Dominic Guard
Mrs Maudsley:
Margaret Leighton
Mr Maudsley:
Michael Gough
Leo as an old man:
Michael Redgrave
Hugh Trimingham:
Edward Fox
Director:
Joseph Losey

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Formats

Darts: World Championships

2014

Day 8 - Part 2

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Colin Murray introduces live coverage of the women's final at the 2014 BDO World Professional Darts Championships in Frimley Green. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Colin Murray
Commentator:
Tony Green
Commentator:
Jim Proudfoot
Commentator:
Vassos Alexander
Director:
Simon Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Alison Witkover

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham examines some of the world's weirdest natural events. He finds out why whales and dolphins would forge an unlikely friendship and how trees are oozing red blood. Show more

Morecambe & Wise In Pieces

Episode 2: The Curtains

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Penelope Keith takes an in-depth look at Eric and Ernie, with a celebration of those famous tan-coloured drapes and the great double-act who cross-talked in front of them. Show more

QI XL

Series K

Episode 15: Kitsch

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Quiz show. Stephen Fry goes decidedly kitsch with Sue Perkins, Reginald D Hunter, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Sue Perkins
Participant:
Reginald D Hunter
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dark comedy with Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis as the infamous 19th-century duo who find new ways to supply bodies for Edinburgh's medical establishment to keep up with demand. Show more

Contributors

William Burke:
Simon Pegg
William Hare:
Andy Serkis
Doctor Knox:
Tom Wilkinson
Doctor Monro:
Tim Curry
Mad Maggie:
Gabrielle Downey
Hangman:
Bill Bailey
Patterson:
Michael Smiley
Captain Tam McLintoch:
Ronnie Corbett
Danny McTavish:
David Hayman
Old Joseph:
Christopher Lee
Director:
John Landis

Genres

Formats

Highlights of the men's semi-finals and the women's final at the 2014 BDO World Professional Darts Championships in Frimley Green.

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama exploring the desperation of couples competing in a Hollywood dance marathon during the Depression. Stars Susannah York and Gig Young. Show more

BBC Two HD

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