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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Prehistoric monsters run riot in the Wild West when a travelling show discovers a valley that time forgot. Stop-motion special effects by the legendary Ray Harryhausen. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Two HD

African adventure about a man (Victor Mature) who poses as a safari leader in order to seek revenge against the Mau Mau rebels who murdered his son. Show more

Contributors

Ken Duffield:
Victor Mature
Linda Latham:
Janet Leigh
Sir Vincent Brampton:
Roland Culver
Brian Sinden:
John Justin
Roy Shaw:
Liam Redmond
Chief Massai:
Cy Grant
Jerusalem:
Orlando Martins
Director:
Terence Young

Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments

Episode 1: Forts and Castles

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 6 months

Steeplejack Fred Dibnah tours Britain's engineering marvels. This edition visits Warwick, Edinburgh and Conwy to explore the development of the fortress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fred Dibnah
Executive Producer:
Claire Powell
Executive Producer:
Mike Greenwood

A Taste of Britain

Series 1

Episode 14: Somerset

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Food programme exploring specialities from around Britain. Janet and Brian come face to face with bison and wild boar at Wooden Top Farm in Somerset. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Turner
Series Producer:
Melanie Jappy
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross

A Taste of Britain

Series 1

Episode 15: Oxfordshire

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Food programme exploring specialities from around Britain. Brian Turner and Janet Street-Porter start the programme in Oxford at the UK's oldest botanic garden. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Turner
Series Producer:
Amanda Fidler
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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

Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Family science fiction adventure. In 1978, a 12-year-old boy takes a tumble and wakes up to find it is 1986. Meanwhile, Nasa scientists discover a mysterious alien spacecraft. Show more

Contributors

David Freeman:
Joey Cramer
Helen Freeman:
Veronica Cartwright
Bill Freeman:
Cliff De Young
Carolyn McAdams:
Sarah Jessica Parker
Dr Faraday:
Howard Hesseman
Voice of Max:
Paul Reubens
Jeff (1978):
Albie Whitaker
Jeff (age 16):
Matt Adler
Detective Banks:
Raymond Forchion
Producer:
Robert Wald

Escape to the Country

Series 11 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 64: Cornwall

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Jonnie Irwin is in Cornwall, helping a couple leave behind their urban coop in search of some free-range living for their menagerie of horses, dogs and maybe even llamas. Show more

Kew on a Plate

Episode 1: Spring

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Gardening and cooking show. Raymond makes a light spring dish of grilled asparagus tips and plants some crowns. Ruth Goodman shows Kate Humble an old Roman asparagus recipe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Blanc
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Participant:
Ruth Goodman
Series Producer:
Giulia Clark
Assistant Producer:
Georgina Stewart
Assistant Producer:
Emma Randle-Caprez
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Amy Tapper

Dad's Army

Series 8

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

Documentary looking at the first murder on Britain's railways. On a Hackney bound train in 1864, a guard discovers blood in a first-class carriage and a body on the embankment. Show more

Contributors

Frederick Wicks:
Ben Addis
Richard Tanner:
Robert Whitelock
Jonathan Matthews:
Jim Conway
Elizabeth Jones:
Teresa Churcher
Thomas Briggs Junior:
Patrick Warner
Mary Ann Eldred:
Genevieve Barr

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama. A terminally ill teenager resolves to use her remaining time living life to the full, but her clear-headed approach becomes clouded when she falls for her new neighbour.

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama in which a young maid (Scarlett Johansson), employed by artist Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth), charms him to the point where he feels compelled to paint her portrait. Show more

Contributors

Johannes Vermeer:
Colin Firth
Pieter Van Ruijven:
Tom Wilkinson
Maria Thins:
Judy Parfitt
Catharina Bolnes Vermeer:
Essie Davis
Cornelia Vermeer:
Alakina Mann
Griet's Father:
Chris McHallem
Griet's Mother:
Gabrielle Reidy
Director:
Peter Webber
Producer:
Andy Paterson
Producer:
Anand Tucker
Director of photography:
Eduardo Serra

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Biopic charting the rise and fall of one of the most important and controversial figures in Ireland's struggle for independence, Michael Collins. Show more

Contributors

Michael Collins:
Liam Neeson
Harry Boland:
Aidan Quinn
Eamon de Valera:
Alan Rickman
Kitty Kiernan:
Julia Roberts
Ned Broy:
Stephen Rea
Joe O'Reilly:
Ian Hart
Thomas Clarke:
Jer O'Leary
Director:
Neil Jordan

BBC Two HD

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