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Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 3: The Face of Fame

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon looks at portraits of the famous and examines the celebrated faces of Britain's past and present. Show more

Rip Off Britain

Series 8

Episode 17

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary exposing rip-offs. Why residents desperate to get the condition of their roads up to scratch will only be able to do it by forking out thousands of pounds themselves. Show more

Contributors

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

Thief Trackers

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Reality series following stolen possessions. The undercover thief tracker team uses GPS technology to follow a criminal who steals a camera and passes it to an accomplice. Show more

Contributors

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

Daily Politics

05/10/2016: Conservative Leader's Speech

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two HD

Andrew Neil is at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, with live coverage of Theresa May's leader's speech. He is joined by education secretary Justine Greening MP. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Interviewed Guest:
Justine Greening
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Davidson
Interviewed Guest:
Danny Finkelstein

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

The Wash

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 1 month

Magazine documentary. Miranda Krestovnikoff wades out in the mud of the Wash, a tidal feeding ground for migrating birds. Neil Oliver visits the birthplace of Lord Nelson. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 5

Episode 4: The Marriage Settlement

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic holiday camp sitcom. Jeffrey tries to sort out his marital problems.

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 1

Episode 6: A Victory for Democracy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic sitcom about a beleaguered PM. Jim Hacker begins to wonder whether the government runs the Foreign Office, or vice versa.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Foreign Secretary:
Ronald Hines
Sir Richard Wharton:
Donald Pickering
Israeli Ambassador:
David de Keyser
Writer:
Antony Jay

To the Manor Born

Series 1

Episode 5: The Summer Hunt Ball

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sitcom. DeVere hosts the traditional hunt ball but asks Marjory to organise it instead of Audrey, who in turn arranges an exquisite revenge. Show more

Contributors

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Marjory Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Mrs Poulovicka:
Daphne Heard
Barbringer:
John Rudling
Mrs Patterson:
Daphne Oxenford
CSM Godbolt:
Shaun Curry
Brigadier Lemington:
Anthony Sharp
Mrs Plunkett:
Joyce Windsor
Mackenzie McLeod:
Paul Barber

Hidden Kingdoms

Episode 2: Secret Forests

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nature series on tiny wildlife. A chipmunk faces rivals and predators, while a juvenile tree shrew, forced into the jungle, has to find food and escape a python. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Stephen Fry
Producer:
Verity White
Series Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton

The Link

Series 2

Episode 8

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

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Mary Berry shares a selection of her foolproof recipes. Mary prepares salmon fillets with herbs and red pepper and a side of spiralised veg - perfect for any dinner party. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Berry
Editor:
Karen Ross
Director:
David Ambler
Series Producer:
Emma Boswell
Production Manager:
Jane Pelling
Production Company:
Shine TV Ltd

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 28: London & South East Main

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. Mark Froydenlund is showcasing British veal to celebrate the determination of British producers to bounce back from disaster. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Great Continental Railway Journeys

BBC Two Scotland

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 3: England's South East

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 4 months

Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver reveal the stories of trade and defence that characterise England's south east coast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Series Producer:
Sian Price
Production Manager:
Louise Binding
Executive Producer:
Bill Lyons

Documentary about Down's syndrome and the ethics of pregnancy screening, exploring the thinking around the proposed new screening test and its possible availability on the NHS. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sally Phillips
Producer:
Carl Callam
Executive Producer:
Emma Loach

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

Live at the Apollo

Series 11

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Everyone's favourite 'Chatty Man' Alan Carr is your host as he introduces two of comedy's biggest stars - the fabulously funny Francesca Martinez and Nish Kumar. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

NFL This Week

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Today at Conference

BBC Two Scotland

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 2: In with the Old

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture. This episode explores how working-class voices have risen and been absorbed into the elite. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dr Chris van Tulleken has been trying to treat certain patients without drugs. Now he wants to expand and offer drug-free treatments to all 14,000 patients at the practice. Show more

BBC Two HD

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