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Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 1: The Face of Power

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon looks at the eternal power of portraiture and sees how it can foster loyalty and control. Show more

Rip Off Britain

Series 8

Episode 16

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary exposing rip-offs. With fake job scams on the rise, the team unpicks how the fraudsters make their ads so plausible - thanks to actors posing as employers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Series Producer:
Chris Walker

Thief Trackers

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Reality series following stolen possessions. A pub landlord in Bristol tracks the criminals who try to steal his caravan and a young woman turns detective to find her stolen phone. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Matt Crook
Executive Producer:
Sarah Wood
Series Producer:
Aileen McCracken
Production Company:
Crook Productions

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

Shorts

Episode 89: Snowdonia to the Menai Straits

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Series exploring Britain's coastline. Nicholas Crane canoes the treacherous Menai Straits to examine the bridges across to Anglesey. Show more

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 5

Episode 3: Empty Saddles

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom. Peggy, Ted and all the staff decide to rally round to protect Fred and his threatened horses.

Contributors

Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Director:
John Kilby

Regional Variations (2)

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 1

Episode 5: A Real Partnership

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic political sitcom. The government runs into a financial crisis just as MPs are due for a pay rise.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Sir Frank Gordon:
Peter Cellier
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Writer:
Antony Jay

To the Manor Born

Series 1

Episode 4: Nation's Heritage

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Stately sitcom. DeVere moves his multinational grocery business to the manor and crosses swords with Audrey over a fireplace.

Contributors

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Margery Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka:
Daphne Heard
Barbringer:
John Rudling
Mrs Patterson:
Daphne Oxenford

Regional Variations (2)

Hidden Kingdoms

Episode 1: Under Open Skies

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Nature documentary looking at wildlife from the perspective of tiny creatures - a baby African elephant shrew and an American grasshopper mouse. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Stephen Fry
Producer:
Simon Bell
Series Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton

The Link

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Mark Williams hosts the quiz where knowing the answers is only half the battle and contestants need to find the link between the answers to win. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Williams
Series Producer:
Julie Kelling
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Production Company:
STV Productions
Production Company:
Linkee TV

Strictly - It Takes Two

Series 14

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Karen Hardy gives her expert views on the routines and judges' comments from the weekend. And we listen to the songs some of the couples will be dancing to in Movie Week. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Zoe Ball
Executive Producer:
Eve Winstanley
Series Producer:
Matt Green

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 26: London & South East Starter

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. Three of the most exciting talents from London and the south east region are competing for a place in the national finals. Show more

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 27: London & South East Fish

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. Ronnie Murray takes a risk with one ingredient by serving it at three different temperatures - warm, deep fried and frozen. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In Israel, the Bikers visit the 2,500-year-old archaeological remains of the world's first poultry farm and also get a freaky glimpse into what is next for poultry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Si King
Presenter:
Dave Myers
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Hannah Corneck

Regional Variations (2)

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 3: Tangier to Marrakech

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Michael Portillo takes in the sights, smells and tastes of north Africa as he travels from the Mediterranean port of Tangier to the Berber city of Marrakech. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Later... with Jools Holland

Series 49 Live

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Music programme featuring sessions from contemporary and classic artists. Guests include Twin Atlantic, James Vincent McMorrow, Blackberry Smoke, Madeleine Peyroux and Tom Chaplin. Show more

The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook

Episode 1: The Sound of the Crowd

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dominic Sandbrook takes a look at a dynamic decade. This episode looks at how the early 80s saw new forces of choice and consumerism reshape British life. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Andrew Marr discovers why Scotland has changed so much politically. Andrew looks back at the historic Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
STV Productions Ltd
Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Producer:
Mark Radice
Director:
Mark Radice
Interviewed Guest:
John Curtice
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Salmond
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair Darling
Interviewed Guest:
Alastair Moffat
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Sturgeon
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Buskie
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Bell
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Van Der Kuyl
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Davidson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Forsyth
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Wilson

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