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Glorious Gardens from Above

Episode 13: Norfolk

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 7 months

Horticulturist Christine Walkden explores gardens and countryside from a hot-air balloon. Christine travels over the flattest part of Britain as she descends on Norfolk. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama in which a small-time con man falls for the wealthy society girl he had initially intended to fleece in order to obtain the funds to refit his gambling ship. Show more

Contributors

Dorothy:
Laraine Day
Hard Swede:
Charles Bickford
Captain Steadman:
Gladys Cooper
The Crunk:
Alan Carney
Mrs Mary Ostrander:
Kay Johnson
Henchman:
Erford Gage
Commissioner Hargraves:
Walter Kingsford
Mrs Van Every:
Florence Bates
Director:
HC Potter

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic comic drama based on Oscar Wilde's play about two bachelors who each pretend to be the dashing but wholly imaginary Ernest when courting two ladies. Show more

Contributors

Mr Jack Worthing:
Michael Redgrave
Mr Algernon Moncrieff:
Michael Denison
Miss Gwendolen Fairfax:
Joan Greenwood
Lady Bracknell:
Edith Evans
Miss Cecily Cardew:
Dorothy Tutin
Rev Doctor Chasuble:
Miles Malleson
Merriman:
Aubrey Mather
Coach Driver:
Ivor Barnard
Producer:
Teddy Baird

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 16

Episode 80

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit a semi-detached house in Stoke, an end-of-terrace in Surrey and a bungalow in Cumbria. They learn how much each sold for at auction. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

Series following a dramatic expedition searching for tigers hidden in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, featuring explorer Steve Backshall and cameraman Gordon Buchanan. Show more

Hairy Bikers' Best of British

Series 1

Episode 1: Royal Family

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Si and Dave go on a culinary journey through time to celebrate British food. In this episode, they explore the influence the monarchy has had over the food we eat. Show more

Talking Pictures

Bing Crosby

Duration: 38 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A look at TV appearances made over the years by Bing Crosby, with interviews from the archive and classic clips capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A compilation of great moments from nearly a hundred MGM musicals. Numbers include Eleanor Powell in her classic challenge dance with Fred Astaire. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Fred Astaire
Participant:
Gene Kelly
Participant:
Elizabeth Taylor
Participant:
James Stewart
Participant:
Bing Crosby
Participant:
Judy Garland
Participant:
Debbie Reynolds
Participant:
Mickey Rooney
Participant:
Frank Sinatra
Participant:
Eleanor Powell
Participant:
Clark Gable
Director:
Jack Haley Jr

Formats

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. The team find out how more leisure time and cheap rail transport meant more freedom for working-class Victorians. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Participant:
Andy Croggon
Participant:
Matt Green
Participant:
Dan Wealden
Participant:
Paul MacDonald
Participant:
Simon Penn
Participant:
Joby Carter
Participant:
Basil Craske
Participant:
Billy Johnson
Participant:
Hal Debes
Participant:
Guy Debes
Participant:
John Spencer
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam

Gardeners' World

2016

Episode 22

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Gardening magazine. Monty gives a masterclass on how to look after and prune soft fruit to ensure maximum production next year. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 1: Ring Dem Bells

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. When the platoon members are ordered to play Nazi soldiers in a training film, Captain Mainwaring is far from happy. Show more

Contributors

Captain Wainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Harold Forster:
John Bardon
Landlord:
Jack Haig
Doris, the Barmaid:
Janet Mahoney
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Queenie Beal:
Hilda Fenemore
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Producer:
David Croft

Edinburgh Nights

2016

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Kirsty Wark presents highlights from the final week of the Edinburgh Festival and meets the comedians who have hastily rewritten their shows following the vote to leave the EU. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romantic drama set in early 20th-century Sweden about a housewife whose photography helps her see the world anew as she raises six children and copes with an abusive husband. Show more

Contributors

Maria Larsson:
Maria Heiskanen
Sigfrid Larsson:
Mikael Persbrandt
Sebastian Pedersen:
Jesper Christensen
Maja Larsson (age 15-22):
Callin Ohrvall
Maja Larsson (age 8-10):
Nellie Almgren
Maja Larsson (narration)/Aunt Tor:
Birte Heribertson
Miss Fagerdal:
Ghita Norby
Matilda:
Amanda Ooms
Englund:
Emil Jensen
Grandmother Karna:
Claire Wikholm
Director:
Jan Troell
Producer:
Tero Kaukomaa
Writer:
Jan Troell
Writer:
Maja Oman

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