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Homes Under the Hammer

Series 16

Episode 61

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a cafe with a flat in Pembrokeshire, a three-bedroom mid-terrace house in London and a two-bedroom mid-terrace in Stoke-on-Trent. Show more

Heir Hunters

Series 9

Episode 3: Hassnip/Selman

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following probate researchers. A search tries to establish the value of one Lincolnshire railwayman's estate. Another investigation is complicated by numerous name changes. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Sophie Galt
Executive Producer:
John Widdup
Executive Producer:
Matthew Gordon

Coast

Series 10

Episode 4: The Irish Sea

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Coast investigates how the Irish Sea has shaped our island story. Nick Crane explores a seasonal phenomenon of this sea - a current called a gyre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Presenter:
Cassie Newland
Series Producer:
Sian Price
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Powerful melodrama adapted from the Tennessee Williams play. Strained emotions mark the birthday celebration of southern plantation owner and patriarch Big Daddy.

Contributors

Maggie Pollitt:
Elizabeth Taylor
Brick Pollitt:
Paul Newman
Big Daddy Pollitt:
Burl Ives
Gooper Pollitt:
Jack Carson
Big Momma Pollitt:
Judith Anderson
Mae Pollitt:
Madeleine Sherwood
Dr Baugh:
Larry Gates
Deacon Davis:
Vaughn Taylor
Writer:
James Poe
Director of photography:
William Daniels

Genres

Formats

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 1

Episode 3: The Smoke Screen

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Political sitcom. Jim sees how he can use the health minister's desire to abolish smoking through taxation to stop Treasury opposition to his plans for tax cuts. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Ian Whitworth - DHSS Secretary:
John Barron
Dr Peter Thorn - Minister of State at the DHSS:
Clive Merrison
Sir Frank Gordon, Permanent Secretary of the Treasury:
Peter Cellier
Leslie Potts - Minister for Sport:
Bill Wallis
Gerald - Chairman British Tobacco Group:
Brian Hawksley
Writer:
Antony Jay

'Allo 'Allo!

Series 6

Episode 7: Crabtree's Podgeon Pist

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sitcom set in Second World War France. Fanny and Leclerc's wedding is timed to coincide with the execution of Michelle's most audacious escape plan yet.

Contributors

Rene Artois:
Gorden Kaye
Edith Artois:
Carmen Silvera
Colonel Von Strohm:
Richard Marner
Lt Hubert Gruber:
Guy Siner
Capt Alberto Bertorelli:
Gavin Richards
Helga Geerhart:
Kim Hartman
Englebert Von Smallhausen:
John Louis Mansi
Herr Flick:
Richard Gibson
Mimi Labonq:
Sue Hodge
Michelle Dubois:
Kirsten Cooke
Fanny Blanc:
Rose Hill
General Von Klinkerhoffen:
Hilary Minster
Agent Crabtree:
Arthur Bostrom
Ernest Leclerc:
Derek Royle
Flying Officer Fairfax:
John D Collins
Flying Officer Carstairs:
Nicholas Frankau
Monsieur Alfonse:
Kenneth Connor
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
Martin Dennis

'Allo 'Allo!

Series 6

Episode 8: Rising to the Occasion

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

World War II-era sitcom. Michelle has an audacious escape plan for the airmen involving a barrage balloon and 24 cylinders of helium disguised as marrows. Show more

Contributors

René Artois:
Gorden Kaye
Edith Artois:
Carmen Silvera
Michelle Dubois:
Kirsten Cooke
Flying Officer Fairfax:
John D Collins
Flying Officer Carstairs:
Nicholas Frankau
Agent Crabtree:
Arthur Bostrom
Lt Hubert Gruber:
Guy Siner
General Von Klinkerhoffen:
Hilary Minster
Capt Alberto Bertorelli:
Gavin Richards
Mimi Labonq:
Sue Hodge
Helga Geerhart:
Kim Hartman
Colonel Von Strohm:
Richard Marner
Fanny Blanc:
Rose Hill
Monsieur Alfonse:
Kenneth Connor
Ernest Leclerc:
Derek Royle
General Von Flockenstuffen:
Ken Morley
Herr Flick:
Richard Gibson
Englebert Von Smallhausen:
John Louis Mansi
Director:
Martin Dennis
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 6: Friends and Neighbours

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Department store sitcom. The staff are offered accommodation on the premises, but they soon discover that flat-sharing is no bed of roses.

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 6

Episode 4: Stirling to Pitlochry

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo begins his journey in Stirling, where he visits the scene of a bloody battle at Bannockburn. In Perth, he learns how to make a sporran. Show more

Two Tribes

Series 2

Episode 50

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Richard Osman presents the fast-paced quiz show where what contestants have in common is just as important as their general knowledge.

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Michelle Woods
Executive Producer:
Dominic Waugh
Series Producer:
Eve Winstanley

Eggheads

Series 12

Episode 137

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Jeremy Vine hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

Regional Variations (2)

Hairy Bikers' Bakeation

Series 1 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 2: Low Countries

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Hairy Bikers begin the second leg of their journey in the Netherlands, where they bake lazybones buns beside a windmill and sample a classic Dutch apple pie. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Great British Menu

Series 10

Episode 9: South West Dessert

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Culinary competition. The south west chefs have one last chance to impress as they face the dessert course. Only two chefs can go through to cook for the judges. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jessica Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicola Moody

Regional Variations (2)

Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School

BBC Two Scotland

Coast

Series 10

Episode 6: Caves and Coves

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Coast embarks on a quest to explore the endless nooks and crannies of our curving and twisted coastline and asks: why are our caves and coves so captivating? Show more

Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth

Episode 3: From Heaven to Hell

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nature documentary series. All manner of creatures thrive in the Caribbean's warm waters. But extreme heat in Africa unleashes terrifying hurricanes. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Renee Godfrey
Director:
Renee Godfrey
Series Producer:
Dan Rees
Executive Producer:
Tim Martin
Executive Producer:
Tim Scoones

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

A mix of stand-up comedy, live music and sketches. Javone finds out what Omar really thinks of him, and Real Talk looks at Britain's latest street gang. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Myfanwy Moore
Producer:
Phil Bowker
Director:
Phil Bowker
Studio Director:
Julia Knowles
Associate Producer:
Jon Macqueen
Dinner Party Guest:
Alastair Roberts
Sammie Blazes Jr:
Ann Akin
Presenter:
Colin Hoult
Liberal White Man:
James Holmes
Various:
Phoebe Walsh
Various:
Samson Kayo
Studio Announcer:
Stephen Harvey
Dinner Party Guest:
Tom Bell

Transplant Tales

Episode 1: Staying Alive

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Charting how the transplant system is in crisis. A look at how medics are finding new ways to get around organ shortages, including using innovative organ 'chains'. Show more

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