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Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Biopic. Amy Johnson achieved world-wide fame as one of Britain's best-loved pilots. She set numerous long distance records in the 1930s, both alone and with pilot Jim Mollison. Show more

Contributors

Amy Johnson:
Anna Neagle
Jim Mollison:
Robert Newton
Mr Johnson:
Edward Chapman
ATA Commandant:
Nora Swinburne
Mrs Johnson:
Joan Kemp-Welch
Lord Wakenfield:
Charles Carson
Housekeeper:
Muriel George
Schoolmistress:
Martita Hunt

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of Susan Minot's novel about a dying woman's memories of a complex romantic situation from her youth in 1950s Rhode Island.

Contributors

Ann Grant:
Claire Danes
Nina Mars:
Toni Collette
Harris Arden:
Patrick Wilson
Buddy Wittenborn:
Hugh Dancy
Constance Haverford:
Natasha Richardson
Lila Ross:
Meryl Streep
Mrs Wittenborn:
Glenn Close
Lila Wittenborn:
Mamie Gummer
The Night Nurse:
Eileen Atkins
Mr Wittenborn:
Barry Bostwick
Director:
Lajos Koltai
Producer:
Jeffrey Sharp

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Biologist George McGavin goes on a journey around the British Isles to show the extraordinary little things that are vital to the land, with the help of a microscope camera. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
George McGavin
Producer:
Jo Scofield
Producer:
John Miller
Director:
Jo Scofield
Director:
John Miller
Production Manager:
Michelle Soldani
Executive Producer:
Tim Martin

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series combining stunning wildlife with adventure. Explorers search the depths of the Guyanan wilderness, the last great unspoilt jungle. George McGavin hunts for whip spiders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
George McGavin
Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Presenter:
Justine Evans
Presenter:
Gordon Buchanan
Executive Producer:
Tim Martin
Series Producer:
Steve Greenwood

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for over a year

Lorraine turns her attention to some seriously posh nosh that's guaranteed to impress but won't leave you slaving away in the kitchen for days in advance. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Amy Joyce
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 24: Central Dessert

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. Danny Gill is making a staggering eight elements for his imaginative dessert - even using a machine usually found in the fairground. Show more

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 25: Central Judging

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. The region's two highest scoring chefs cook for judges Oliver Peyton, Prue Leith and Matthew Fort and guest judge Enam Ali MBE. Show more

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

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham delves into the world of weird. Chris examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia and finds out what poisoned a scientist on a jungle expedition. 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 (3)

Inside the Commons

BBC Two Scotland

Final Score from NI

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Gardeners' World

2016

Episode 28

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

Gardening magazine. After months of nurturing his plants, Monty reaps a harvest of a different kind when he investigates how productive his bees have been at making honey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Don
Presenter:
Adam Frost
Presenter:
Alan Power
Presenter:
Joe Swift
Presenter:
Frances Tophill
Series Producer:
Chloe Rawlings
Executive Producer:
Paolo Proto

Regional Variations (2)

Inside the Commons

Episode 2: Upstairs, Downstairs

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

Political documentary series. Michael Cockerell examines what goes on backstage at the state opening, when the Queen comes to open the parliamentary year. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Anthony Geffen
Series Producer:
Emma Whitlock
Producer:
Jack MacInnes
Director:
Jack MacInnes
Participant:
Robert Halfon
Participant:
Thomas Docherty
Participant:
Kate Emms
Participant:
Lawrence Ward
Participant:
Robin Fell
Participant:
Andrew George
Participant:
John Dowzell
Participant:
Peter Wosahlo
Participant:
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Participant:
Steve Rotheram
Participant:
Peter Bone
Participant:
Andrew Percy
Participant:
Angela Eagle
Participant:
William Hague
Participant:
Dennis Skinner
Participant:
David Blunkett
Participant:
Nicholas Soames

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sister series to The Great British Bake Off. Jo Brand and guests Rebecca James, Cherish Finden and Chris Addison discuss dessert week. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Mastermind

BBC Two Wales

Dad's Army

Series 9

Episode 1: Wake Up Walmington

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring's platoon masquerade as traitors to test the town's reaction to the threat of invasion. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
The Verger:
Edward Sinclair
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
The Yokel:
Sam Kydd
Captain Square:
Geoffrey Lumsden
The Soldier:
Jeffrey Holland
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Perkins the Butler:
Charles Hill
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
The Van Driver:
Barry Linehan
Producer:
David Croft

A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley

Episode 1: The New Taste for Blood

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Lucy Worsley investigates our curious relationship with killing, exploring notorious real-life crimes from the first half of the 19th century. Show more

Artsnight

Series 4

Episode 2: Michael Palin Meets Jan Morris

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Magazine arts show. Veteran broadcaster Michael Palin travels to north Wales to interview the legendary travel writer Jan Morris. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 6 months

British popstar Boy George assesses how the 1970s moulded the person and artist he has become. The 1970s were his musical, social and sexual coming of age. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Boy George
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Tyson
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Polaris
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Sallon
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Princess Julia
Interviewed Guest:
Rusty Egan
Interviewed Guest:
Caryn Franklin
Interviewed Guest:
Marilyn undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Savage
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Degville
Producer:
Ian Denver
Director:
Ian Denver
Executive Producer:
Paul Murray
Executive Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Production Company:
IWC Media

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Bob Fosse's musical set in 1930s Berlin. Cabaret singer Sally Bowles is lovestruck by a naive young Englishman amid the city's louche cafe society. Show more

Contributors

Sally Bowles:
Liza Minnelli
Brian Roberts:
Michael York
Maximilian von Heune:
Helmut Griem
Master of Ceremonies:
Joel Grey
Fritz Wendel:
Fritz Wepper
Natalia Landauer:
Marisa Berenson
Fräulein Schneider:
Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel
Fräulein Kost:
Helen Vita
Fräulein Mayr:
Sigrid von Richthofen
Herr Ludwig:
Ralf Wolter
Writer:
Jay Allen
Director:
Bob Fosse
Producer:
Cy Feuer

Formats

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Psychological melodrama in which a beautiful thief is led by her husband to a confrontation with her repressed emotions and the secrets of her past. Show more

Contributors

Marnie Edgar:
Tippi Hedren
Mark Rutland:
Sean Connery
Lil Mainwaring:
Diane Baker
Sidney Strutt:
Martin Gabel
Bernice Edgar:
Louise Latham
Cousin Bob:
Bob Sweeney
Mr Rutland:
Alan Napier
Sam Ward:
S John Launer
Susan Clabon:
Mariette Hartley
Sailor:
Bruce Dern
First Detective:
Henry Beckman

BBC Two HD

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