Programme Index

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Call the Council

Series 3

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following the work of Wigan's council officers. Fly tippers pose a problem for council officers in Wigan, and history and heroes combine as the council names new streets. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Dan Gooding
Director:
Dan Gooding
Executive Producer:
David Williams

Think Tank

Series 1

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Bill Turnbull hosts a quiz show featuring regular contributors known as the Think Tank. They answer hundreds of questions before the show, but how helpful will their answers be? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bill Turnbull
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Zoe Tait

Caught Red Handed

Series 4

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dom Littlewood shows how technology is being used to catch crooks. A man follows a woman home, then robs her in her own house. And a burglar has trouble stealing from a farm. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 7

Episode 12: Redditch to Gloucester

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo journeys around Britain. Michael heads for the sharp end of the Victorian industrial revolution at a needle manufactory in Redditch. Show more

James Martin's Food Map of Britain

Reversioned Series

Episode 4: West Country

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two HD

James Martin explores regional ingredients around the British Isles. James finds out why Devon's milk is so creamy and makes a decadent clotted cream summer pudding. Show more

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

The Indian Doctor

Series 2

Episode 1: Foreign Bodies

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy drama set in a Welsh mining village in the 1960s. Dr Prem Sharma and his wife Kamini nervously await the arrival of his dreaded mother-in-law, Pushpa. Show more

Contributors

Dr Prem Sharma:
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Kamini Sharma:
Ayesha Dharker
Pushpa Bakshi:
Indira Joshi
Megan Evans:
Mali Harries
Herbert Todd:
Mark Heap
Verity Todd:
Naomi Battrick
Gina Nicolli:
Naomi Everson
Sian Davies:
Erica Eirian
Dan Griffiths:
Jacob Oakley
Owen Griffiths:
Ifan Huw Dafydd
Sergeant Emlyn Dawkins:
Alun ap Brinley
Ceri Joseph:
Dafydd Hywel
Dafydd Lewis:
Rhys Ap William
Mary Lewis:
Sara Lloyd
Director:
Gwennan Sage
Executive Producer:
Deep Sehgal
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

Coast Australia

Series 1

Episode 5: Gold to Sunshine Coast

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series exploring Australia's coastline. Miriam Corowa investigates the engineering behind the 1970s Florida-style canal system of the Gold Coast. Show more

Eggheads

Series 14

Episode 92

Duration: 29 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:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
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 12: Boston to Hensall

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo continues his journey from Derby to Lindisfarne. In Boston, Lincolnshire, he explores the connection between the town and its American namesake. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The Bikers travel to Russia. The papers are awash with stories of Russia's latest anti-western political play, and the Bikers are slightly nervous, but they're going in. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Si King
Presenter:
Dave Myers
Producer:
Dick Sharman
Director:
Dick Sharman
Series Producer:
Helen Simpson
Executive Producer:
Gill Tierney

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The search for Britain's best team of pastry chefs. In the second heat, the teams must produce 36 opera slices, 36 babka knots and 36 petits gateaux. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Kerridge
Executive Producer:
Richard Bowron
Executive Producer:
Richard McKerrow
Executive Producer:
Anna Beattie
Series Producer:
Tara Jang
Production Company:
Love Productions

Inside Obama's White House

Episode 4: The Arc of History

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

How Barack Obama tried to reshape America. The last episode begins with Obama's decision to launch the special operation into Pakistan, to catch Osama Bin Laden. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions
Series Producer:
Norma Percy
Director:
Mick Gold
Producer:
Mick Gold
Executive Producer:
Brian Lapping
Executive Producer:
Paul Mitchell

MasterChef

Series 12

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 month

The cookery competition continues, as five more hopefuls try to prove to judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace that they have the potential to be the 2016 MasterChef champion. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Dhruv Baker
Participant:
Alex Rushmer
Participant:
Tim Kinnaird
Director:
David Crerar
Producer:
Ryan Stowell
Series Producer:
Katie Attwood
Production Manager:
Ross Booker
Production Company:
Shine TV

This Farming Life

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

An insight into modern farming life. In the west of Scotland in Argyll, husband and wife George and Sybil gather in their sheep from over six square miles of rugged mountainside. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden

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