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Coast

Series 6 (Shortened Versions)

Devon and Cornwall

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The team journey around the stunning shores of Devon and Cornwall. Nick Crane is on board one of the last remaining Brixham trawlers, a beautiful sailing boat. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romantic comedy about a best-selling authoress seeking a man to play the hero in a film version of her new book.

Contributors

Christopher 'Kit' Madden:
Claudette Colbert
Rusty Thomas:
John Wayne
Dink Watson:
Don DeFore
Consuela 'Connie' Callaghan:
Anne Triola
Dolores:
Dona Drake
Soldier:
Phil Brown
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Producer:
Jesse L Lasky

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy about a well-intentioned junior professor who hopes to impress the new university chancellor, but only succeeds in messing up everything he touches. Show more

Contributors

Jim Dixon:
Ian Carmichael
Bertrand Welch:
Terry-Thomas
Professor Welch:
Hugh Griffith
Christine Callaghan:
Sharon Acker
Mrs Welch:
Jean Anderson
Margaret Peel:
Maureen Connell
Sir Hector Gore-Urquhart:
Clive Morton
The Principal:
John Welsh
University Porter:
Reginald Beckwith
Cyril Johns:
Kenneth Griffith
Bill Atkinson:
Jeremy Hawk
Roberts:
John Cairney
Director:
John Boulting
Director:
Roy Boulting
Producer:
Roy Boulting

Regional Variations (2)

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 17

Episode 18

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a house in Stoke-on-Trent, a plot of land in Northolt, Middlesex, and a cottage in Redcar. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Bargain Hunt

Hour Specials

Episode 21: Derby 62

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Antiques show. Tim Wonnacott presents from Derby, where it is nurses versus paramedics. On hand are experts Nick Hall and Jonathan Pratt in case of emergency. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Escape to the Continent

Series 2

Episode 9: Asturias

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Property show. Nicki Chapman is in northern Spain's Asturias region with a couple from Bristol who, on a budget of £150,000, are seeking a dream Spanish home. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 5: 1960s Week

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 6 months

Sewing competition. The sewing room is transported back to the 1960s as the six remaining sewers try to prove they deserve a place in the quarter-finals. Show more

Tennis: Queen's

2016

Episode 15: Semi-Finals, Part 2

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sue Barker presents continued live coverage of the semi-finals at Queen's Club in west London. Commentary is by Andrew Castle, Andrew Cotter, John Lloyd and Peter Fleming. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Barker
Commentator:
Andrew Castle
Commentator:
John Lloyd
Commentator:
Andrew Cotter
Commentator:
Peter Fleming
Executive Producer:
Ron Chakraborty

Gardeners' World

2016

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Gardening magazine. Although some vegetables do not respond well to a late sowing, there are others that do and Monty gives his tips on late croppers to sow now. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 2: Nature's Perfect Partners

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 5 months

Bill Bailey introduces extraordinary partnerships found in nature. Hippos join forces with fish for a full-body exfoliation, while ravens invite wolverines to dinner. Show more

The Liver Birds

Series 4

Episode 10: Follow That Ring

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A classic episode of Carla Lane's sitcom set in Liverpool. A mad rush to hospital ensues after Beryl loses her engagement ring while making Sandra a trifle. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Carla Lane
Mrs Hutchinson:
Mollie Sugden
Mrs Hennessey:
Sheila Fay
Mr Hutchinson:
Ivan Beavis

Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 3: The Liver Birds

Duration: 39 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series charting the history of British comedies. A look at The Liver Birds, the groundbreaking sitcom centred around the lives of two young Liverpudlian women. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 6: Things That Go Bump in the Night

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. The platoon's van breaks down outside what looks like a deserted house where Mainwaring decides they should spend the night.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lieutenant Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Captain Cadbury:
Jonathan Cecil
Producer:
David Croft

UK's Best Part-Time Band

Episode 4: Final

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The six finalists and their mentors go head to head in a battle of the bands at the Ritz in Manchester. The bands perform an original and a cover song before the audience vote. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rhod Gilbert
Presenter:
Midge Ure
Presenter:
Peter Hook
Presenter:
Jazzie B
Music Group:
undefined Cadavers
Executive Producer:
Mark Saben
Series Producer:
Tom Willis
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Regional Variations (2)

Versailles

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Sumptuous period drama. A dissident duke tries to pressure Louis to return the royal court to Paris, while a rich African prince suffers a curiously restrained reception. Show more

Contributors

Louis XIV:
George Blagden
Philippe d'Orléans:
Alexander Vlahos
Fabien Marchal:
Tygh Runyan
Bontemps:
Stuart Bowman
Béatrice de Clermont:
Amira Casar
Chevalier:
Evan Williams
Henriette:
Noemie Schmidt
Queen Marie-Thérèse:
Elisa Lasowski
Madame de Montespan:
Anna Brewster
Montcourt:
Anatole Taubman
Colbert:
Steve Cumyn
Sophie de Clermont:
Maddison Jaizani
Louise De La Valliere:
Sarah Winter
Louvois:
Joe Sheridan

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama in which a Russian man asks his friend to help bury his beloved wife according to the customs of their ancient Merja culture. The men set out on a road trip across Russia. Show more

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