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Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wartime drama. Experienced Lieutenant Walker (Robert Mitchum) leads a unit of raw recruits from Tunisia to Italy during the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Ernie Pyle:
Burgess Meredith
Lieutenant Walker:
Robert Mitchum
Sergeant Steve Warnicki:
Freddie Steele
Private Dondaro:
Wally Cassell
Private Mew:
William Murphy
Private Spencer:
Jimmy Lloyd
Private Robert 'Wingless' Murphy:
John R. Reilly
Writer:
Guy Endore

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 14 days

Dramatisation of one of the most ingenious escape bids of World War II, in which British soldiers use a wooden vaulting horse as cover when trying to get out of Stalag Luft III. Show more

Contributors

Peter:
Leo Genn
Bennett:
David Greene
Senior British Officer:
Patrick Waddington
Australian in Hospital:
Peter Finch
Director:
Jack Lee

Hairy Bikers Everyday Gourmets

Episode 3: Indulgent Entertaining

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Indulgent entertaining doesn't have to be costly. The Bikers share some of their favourite indulgent dishes and get money-saving secrets from Tom Kitchin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Si King
Presenter:
Dave Myers
Series Producer:
Karen Plumb
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence
Participant:
Tom Kitchin

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romantic drama. An ambitious middle-class woman is marooned on the Isle of Mull en route to her wedding, and falls in love with the Laird of Kiloran. Show more

Contributors

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The search for Britain's best team of pastry chefs. The final three teams must present a fine-dining dessert banquet with enough desserts to feed 100 guests. Who will triumph? 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

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Live coverage from the European Aquatics Championships. On the penultimate day, some previous champions compete for gold in the 50m breaststroke and the 4 x 200m freestyle. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

This Week's World

Episode 2: Will we ever grow rich again?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Politicians around the world have promised that prosperity for all will return. Larry Summers explains how he believes things may never improve. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emily Maitlis
Interviewed Guest:
Larry Summers

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

Gardeners' World

2016

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Gardening magazine. Monty's focus is on summer when he plants up containers for colour in the Jewel Garden. Carol takes a close look at why plants survive in cracks and crevices. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Families journey to find a suitable dog. Kate Humble and Louise Glazebrook help a couple who might be biting off more than they can chew with a giant breed of dog. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
RDF Television West
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Participant:
Louise Glazebrook
Participant:
Gwen Bailey
Participant:
Rachel Butler
Producer:
Bart Corpe
Director:
Bart Corpe
Producer:
Tom Davis
Director:
Tom Davis
Producer:
Sarah Sarkhel
Director:
Sarah Sarkhel
Series Producer:
Mike Ratcliffe
Executive Producer:
Catherine Welton

Regional Variations (2)

The Extraordinary Collector

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Paul Murton explores the Isle of Arran, the island that has something for everyone - castles, rugged mountains, stunning wildlife and even a nudist beach. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 2: My British Buddy

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. As the first contingent of American soldiers arrives in Walmington-on-Sea, Captain Mainwaring and his troops prepare to welcome them.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Walker:
James Beck
Ivy Bandways:
Suzanne Kerchiss
Landlord:
Verne Morgan
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
US Sergeant:
Blain Fairman
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Mr Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Colonel Shultz:
Alan Tilvern
GHQ Colonel:
Robert Raglan
Producer:
David Croft

The Hollow Crown

The Wars of the Roses

Episode 3: Richard III

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Screen adaptations of Shakespeare plays. In his quest for the crown, Richard plans the murder of his brother George. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dominic Cooke
Adaptor:
Ben Power
Buckingham:
Ben Daniels
Cecily:
Judi Dench
Hastings:
James Fleet
Queen Elizabeth:
Keeley Hawes
Henry VI:
Tom Sturridge
Murderer II:
Josef Altin
Prince Richard:
Isaac Andrews
Catesby:
Paul Bazely
Murderer I:
Geoff Bell
Mayor of London:
Robert Bowman
Bishop of Ely:
Alan David
Ratcliffe:
Keith Dunphy
George Stanley:
Simon Ginty
Princess Elizabeth:
Madison Lygo
Brackenbury:
John MacKay
Prince Edward:
Caspar Morley
Messenger:
Jude Owusu
Lady-in-Waiting:
Penny Ryder
Torch Bearer:
Sid Sagar
Rivers:
Al Weaver
Production Company:
Neal Street Productions

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romance about an ill-fated jingle writer who travels to London for his daughter's wedding, where he finds a kindred spirit in an airport worker. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama in which a Moscow housewife and former nurse must take desperate measures to save an inheritance and solve all her family's money worries. Show more

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Formats

BBC Two HD

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