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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two HD

World War II drama based on a true story. The tanker San Demetrio struggles to deliver its cargo of aviation fuel to England during the Battle of the Atlantic.

Contributors

Chief Engineer Charles Pollard:
Walter Fitzgerald
Greaser John Boyle:
Mervyn Johns
Second Officer Hawkins:
Ralph Michael
Yank Preston:
Robert Beatty
Boatswain WE Fletcher:
Frederick Piper
Messboy John Jamieson:
Gordon Jackson
Pumpman Davies:
Herbert Cameron
Cadet Roy Housden:
Michael Allen
Third Engineer Willey:
Neville Mapp
Apprentice John Jones:
Barry Letts
Captain George Waite:
Arthur Young
Director:
Charles Frend

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 15 days

Film drama. Determined to lead the first expedition to reach the South Pole, naval officer Scott assembles a team to try to beat a Norwegian attempt. Show more

Contributors

Captain RF Scott:
John Mills
Director:
Charles Frend
Captain LEG Oates:
Derek Bond
Dr EA Wilson:
Harold Warrender
Petty Officer 'Taff' Evans:
James Robertson Justice
Lieutenant HR Bowers:
Reginald Beckwith
Kathleen Scott:
Diana Churchill
Oriana Wilson:
Anne Firth
Lieutenant EGR 'Teddy' Evans:
Kenneth More
Chief Stoker W Lashly:
Norman Williams
Petty Officer T Crean:
John Gregson
Surgeon Lieutenant EL Atkinson:
James Mc Kechnie
Apsley Cherry-Gerrard:
Barry Letts
Bernard Day:
Christopher Lee
Herbert Ponting:
Clive Morton
Questioner:
Noel Howlett
Caroline:
Dandy Nichols

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Rick Stein's culinary odyssey has brought him from Venice to Istanbul, where he arrives in time for the bluefish season and catches a few himself while fishing on the Bosphorus. Show more

Bargain Hunt

Hour Specials

Episode 1: Edinburgh 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques challenge. Tim Wonnacott presents as a red team of policemen face off against a blue team of community wardens, with Catherine Southon and Paul Laidlaw. Show more

The Hairy Bikers' Pubs That Built Britain

Episode 2: The Lake District

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The history hidden in Britain's boozers. Dave takes Si on a pub tour of his Lake District home patch, following in the footsteps of Wordsworth and Coleridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dave Myers
Presenter:
Si King
Director:
Jon Turner
Series Producer:
Julie Grant
Executive Producer:
Jo Roe

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The search for Britain's best team of pastry chefs. In the last of the heats, three teams must transform chocolate cheesecake into stunning showpiece displays. 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

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Crime caper comedy, starring William H Macy. A jailed petty thief is given a plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison, but pulling it off proves to be a problem. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Hammer horror starring Peter Cushing. An American adventurer and a British scientist lead an expedition high into the Himalayas in search of the legendary yeti. Show more

Contributors

Tom Friend:
Forrest Tucker
Dr John Rollason:
Peter Cushing
Helen Rollason:
Maureen Connell
Peter Fox:
Richard Wattis
Ed Shelley:
Robert Brown
Andrew McNee:
Michael Brill
Majordomo:
Anthony Chin
Director:
Val Guest
Production Company:
Hammer Films
Producer:
Aubrey Baring

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