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Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sci-fi classic. The sole survivor of a crashed British rocket is revealed to pose a deadly alien threat. When all else fails, scientist Professor Quatermass is mankind's last hope. Show more

Contributors

Professor Bernard Quatermass:
Brian Donlevy
Inspector Lomax:
Jack Warner
Judith Carroon:
Margia Dean
Dr Gordon Briscoe:
David King-Wood
BBC TV producer:
Gordon Jackson
Rosemary Rigly:
Thora Hird
Victor Carroon:
Richard Wordsworth
Christie:
Harold Lang
Police Sergeant:
Sam Kydd
Mrs Lomax:
Jane Aird
Producer:
Anthony Hinds
Director:
Val Guest
Writer:
Val Guest

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Period comedy drama starring Peter O'Toole. In Edwardian England, a lonely son attempts to find common ground with his distant father through a surreal exploration of spiritualism. Show more

Contributors

Horatio Fisk:
Peter O'Toole
Young Fisk:
Jeremy Northam
Dean Spanley:
Sam Neill
Wrather:
Bryan Brown
Mrs Brimley:
Judy Parfitt
Swami Nala Prash:
Art Malik
Nawab of Ranjiput:
Ramon Tikaram
Harrington Fisk:
Xavier Horan
Shepherd:
Bruce Hopkins
Director:
Toa Fraser
Writer:
Alan Sharp

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 16

Episode 14

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Property redevelopment series. Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a three-bedroom cottage in Yorkshire, a three-storey terrace in Mid Glamorgan and a maisonette in Devon. Show more

Natural World

2007-2008

Episode 11: Elephant Nomads of the Namib Desert

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Martyn Colbeck tells the story of two baby elephants struggling to survive in Namibia - home to one of the most endangered elephant populations in the world. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Alliance Party Conference

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 2 months

Rick Stein cooks a biryani fit for a royal banquet following a visit to Rajasthan, and attends an audience with the Dalai Lama in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh. Show more

The Best Dishes Ever

Series 1

Episode 7: Cheap and Cheerful

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

Ainsley Harriott introduces classic recipes from some of the BBC's best-loved television chefs. The menu includes Ainsley's own perfect potato tart. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Talking Pictures

Alfred Hitchcock

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 4 months

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Hollywood director Alfred Hitchcock, capturing the highlights of his life and career. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Alfred Hitchcock's classic romantic thriller in which the daughter of a convicted traitor is enlisted by the CIA to help foil a Nazi plot. Show more

Contributors

Alicia Huberman:
Ingrid Bergman
TR Devlin:
Cary Grant
Alexander Sebastian:
Claude Rains
Captain Paul Prescott:
Louis Calhern
Madame Sebastian:
Leopoldine Konstantin
Dr Anderson:
Reinhold Schunzel

Formats

Escape to the Country

Series 12

Episode 33: Somerset

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nicki Chapman helps a newly retired couple with a budget of £350,000 pounds escape to rural Somerset. Plus Nicki gets to grips with some of the county's traditional hamstone.

Natural World

2014-2015

Episode 8: Beavers Behaving Badly

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 16 days

Nature documentary following Drew Reed, a wetland conservationist helping to keep the peace between beavers and people in Wyoming's Jackson Hole valley. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC Two Wales

Eòrpa

BBC Two Scotland

Flog It!

Series 11 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 2: Stockport

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Antiques series. Paul Martin and the Flog It! team are in Greater Manchester, where over 800 people come along to have their items valued at Stockport Town Hall. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Heidi Ellert
Director:
Ellie Edwards
Series Editor:
Kate Beetham

Regional Variations (2)

Weather Watchers with Barra Best

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Gardeners' World

2016

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Gardening magazine. Monty Don reviews the effects the winter weather had on his garden. Carol Klein visits a Welsh hillside garden. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Land of Hope and Glory - British Country Life

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

A family gives up its 21st-century technology and travels back in time. The family enter the 90s, where new technology arrives at a dizzying pace. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Director:
Emma Frank
Producer:
Louise Ord
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Regional Variations (2)

Queen Victoria's Children

Episode 2: A Domestic Tyrant

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Series exploring the reign of Victoria through her personal relationships. This episode concentrates on Victoria's relationship with her daughters. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 4: Getting the Bird

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic wartime sitcom. Walker arranges for Jones to get some off-ration pigeons - but did they come from Trafalgar Square?

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Yeatman:
Olive Mercer
Announcer:
Alvar Lidell
Producer:
David Croft

Stag

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dark comedy. The stag weekend from hell continues as the ever-diminishing group of friends are joined by a suspicious latecomer who divides loyalties. Show more

Contributors

Ledge:
JJ Feild
The Gamekeeper:
James Cosmo
Cab Driver:
Gilly Gilchrist
Duncan Galloway:
Dan Renton Skinner
Executive Producer:
Jim Field Smith
Executive Producer:
George Kay
Executive Producer:
Myfanwy Moore
Executive Producer:
Rufus Jones
Writer:
George Kay

Genres

Series

Stag

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

on BBC Two HD

British crime film. Dom Hemingway, who has recently been released from prison, returns to London to claim the money that belongs to him.

Contributors

Dom Hemingway:
Jude Law
Dickie Black:
Richard E. Grant
Mr Fontaine:
Demian Bichir
Sandy Butterfield:
Nick Raggett

Genres

Formats

Line of Duty

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Police drama series. A brutal ambush on a police convoy leaves three officers dead and a protected witness fighting for his life. AC-12 turn their spotlight on Lindsay Denton. Show more

Line of Duty

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Police drama series. Following the tragedy at the hospital, AC12's Kate Fleming is planted undercover in Lindsay Denton's Missing Persons Unit. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Two HD

On the first day of the Lebanon war in 1982, a lone Israeli tank and its platoon of paratroopers are sent in to a Lebanese town. Show more

Contributors

Shmulik:
Yoav Donat
Hertzel:
Oshri Cohen
Syrian prisoner:
Dudu Tassa
1st Phalangist:
Ashraf Barhom
2nd Phalangist:
Fares Hananya
Lebanese Mother:
Reymond Amsalem
Lebanese Father:
Bian Antir
BMW Driver:
Iad Nama
Truck Driver:
Hussein Mahagna
Army Doctor:
David Volach
Director:
Samuel Maoz
Producer:
Leon Edery
Producer:
Moshe Edery
Producer:
Ilann Girard
Producer:
Uri Sabag
Producer:
David Silber

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