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Food: Truth or Scare

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate whether we should really be giving up bacon and sausages, after new research suggested they're bad for us. Show more

Wanted Down Under Revisited

Series 9

Episode 15: Howes Family

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In 2013, Dave Howes was hoping a trial week in Australia would persuade wife Laurra to move their family there for good. Have they moved two years later? Show more

Claimed and Shamed

Series 6

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series which sees insurance fraudsters caught on camera. A fraudster goes on the run after a claim for over £100,000 worth of camera equipment is exposed as a fraud. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Knockout week of the culinary competition. The chefs travel to Lord's Cricket Ground, where they cook a three-course menu for ex-England captain Mike Gatting and guests. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Executive Producer:
David Ambler
Editor:
Tom Savage
Series Producer:
Rachel Palin
Director:
Tony Crumpton
Production Manager:
Ross Booker
Production Company:
Shine TV

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

Shorts

Episode 72: John Paul Jones at Whitehaven

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Neil Oliver discovers why a delegation from the US Navy is sent over to the port of Whitehaven every year to honour the Scot John Paul Jones.

The Pallisers

Episode 23

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. Plantagenet has paid Lopez's election expenses and Lopez takes his version of the election expenses story to Quintus Slide. Show more

Contributors

Alice Vavasor:
Caroline Mortimer
Alice's Maid:
Lynn Smith
Mr Fothergill:
John Nettleton
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Burgo Fitzgerald:
Barry Justice
George Vavasor:
Gary Watson
Marchioness of Auld Reckie:
Sonia Dresdel
Lady Dumbello:
Rachel Herbert
Countess of Midlothian:
Fabia Drake
Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Lord Brentford:
Lockwood West
Director:
Hugh David

Regional Variations (2)

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 12

Episode 8: Anita Rani

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 2 days

Celebrity genealogy series. Journalist Anita Rani sets out to see if she can find out more about what happened to her grandfather during the Partition of India. Show more

A Place to Call Home

Series 3

Episode 2: L'Chaim, to Life

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Australian period drama. On returning to Ash Park, George tells the family that he is going to make an important announcement at dinner. Show more

Contributors

Sarah Adams:
Marta Dusseldorp
Elizabeth Bligh:
Noni Hazlehurst
George Bligh:
Brett Climo
Jack Duncan:
Craig Hall
James Bligh:
David Berry
Anna Bligh:
Abby Earl
Gino Poletti:
Aldo Mignone
Roy Briggs:
Frankie J Holden
Carolyn Bligh:
Sara Wiseman
Director:
Mark Joffe

The Best Dishes Ever

Series 1

Episode 15: Mediterranean Favourites

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Recipes from some of the BBC's best-loved TV chefs. Ainsley celebrates dishes from across the Channel, including the Greedy Italians' linguine. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Life of Mammals

Episode 3: Plant Predators

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary series. David Attenborough meets the earth's most astounding herbivores, whose prey is armoured, indigestible and sometimes poisonous. Show more

Bargain Hunt

Series 40

Episode 23: Stafford 9

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques challenge. Tim Wonnacott and the teams travel to the Staffordshire Showground to search for bargains with experts Christina Trevanion and Thomas Plant. Show more

Eggheads

Series 13

Episode 104

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:
Dave Rainford
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 6

Episode 5: St Andrew's to Edinburgh

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

On the last leg of his journey across Scotland from west to east, Michael Portillo pays homage to the birthplace of golf at St Andrews. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown, 95, recounts his flying experiences and adventures up to and during the Second World War in this documentary illustrated with archive footage. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Holland
Executive Producer:
Steve Crabtree

Regional Variations (2)

Britain's Greatest Pilot: The Extraordinary Story of Captain Winkle Brown

BBC Two Wales

Mastermind

2015/16

Episode 27

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

John Humphrys asks the questions as the hunt continues for the nation's Mastermind. Subjects in this semi-final include Men Behaving Badly and Inspector Barnaby novels. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Mark Helsby

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canals were saved following years of postwar neglect, becoming places of tranquillity and popular for boating holidays. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama recounting the true story of Philomena Lee who, decades after being forced to give up her infant son, enlists the help of an investigative journalist to track him down. Show more

Contributors

Philomena Lee:
Judi Dench
Martin Sixsmith:
Steve Coogan
Sally Mitchell:
Michelle Fairley
Sister Hildegarde:
Barbara Jefford
Mother Barbara:
Ruth McCabe
Pete Olsson:
Peter Hermann
Sally Mitchell:
Michelle Fairley
Writer:
Jeff Pope

Artsnight

Series 2

Episode 25: Lynn Barber

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Lynn Barber talks to comedians Rob Delaney and Ruby Wax about the mental health challenges they have both faced in their personal lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lynn Barber
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Delaney
Interviewed Guest:
Ruby Wax
Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
John Mullen

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

British thriller. The daughter of a millionaire is abducted and held against her will by two ex-convicts who have meticulously planned her kidnapping. Show more

Contributors

Alice Creed:
Gemma Arterton
Director:
J Blakeson
Writer:
J Blakeson
Executive Producer:
Steve Christian
Executive Producer:
Marc Samuelson
Director of photography:
Philipp Blaubach

Question Time

25/02/2016

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Poole, Dorset. On the panel are Elizabeth Truss, Diane Abbott, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Giles Fraser and Julian Fellowes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Panellist:
Elizabeth Truss
Panellist:
Diane Abbott
Panellist:
Giles Fraser
Panellist:
Julian Fellowes
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Hayley Valentine

The Real Marigold Hotel

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

With one week left of their Indian adventure, what conclusions will the celebrities reach about the realities of retiring to the other side of the world? Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Miriam Margolyes
Participant:
Sylvester McCoy
Participant:
Wayne Sleep
Participant:
Roy Walker
Participant:
Rosemary Shrager
Participant:
Bobby George
Participant:
Patti Boulaye
Participant:
Jan Leeming
Series Editor:
David Vallance
Director:
Tom Currie
Executive Producer:
David Clews
Executive Producer:
Andrew Mackenzie-Betty
Production Company:
Twofour Broadcast

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