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Thief Trackers

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Reality series following stolen possessions. The undercover thief tracker team use GPS technology to follow criminals as they snatch a purse from a young woman outside a cafe. Show more

Contributors

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

Going Back Giving Back

Series 1

Episode 7

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series exploring generosity. Aled Jones meets a man who has overcome adversity after his mother was one of thousands of pregnant women who took the drug thalidomide. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Series Editor:
Michelle Heeley
Executive Producer:
Will Smith
Executive Producer:
Bernie Kay
Production Company:
ITN Productions

Celebrating the 50th birthday of the Severn Bridge, revealing the behind-the-scenes battle to maintain the iconic structure and keep traffic moving. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Lifeline

Medical Detection Dogs

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

An appeal on behalf of the charity Medical Detection Dogs, which has identified in dogs an incredible ability to sniff out human health conditions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Series Producer:
Fiona Cushley
Executive Producer:
Ruth Shurman

Genres

Formats

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

JFK in Galway

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Just five months before president John F Kennedy was assassinated, he was riding in an open-top limo through the streets of Galway. Neil Oliver tells the story. Show more

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 6

Episode 3: Opening Day

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Holiday camp sitcom with the Yellowcoats at Maplin's. The staff gather to welcome the first guests of a new season.

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
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 3: A Diplomatic Incident

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic political sitcom. When Jim Hacker discovers the French are planning some dirty tricks to get political advantage, the PM turns the tables on them.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
French Ambassador:
Christopher Benjamin
Police Commissioner:
Nicholas Courtney
US Vice-President:
Bill Bailey
Peter Gascoigne:
Robert East
Writer:
Antony Jay

Regional Variations (2)

To the Manor Born

Series 2

Episode 4: Tramps and Poachers

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Stately sitcom. Arthur arrives as usual to help out on the Grantleigh estate, but Audrey can't give him work.

Contributors

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Marjory Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka:
Daphne Heard
The Brigadier:
Anthony Sharp
Mrs Patterson:
Daphne Oxenford
SCRIPT ASSOCIATE:
Christopher Bond

Wonders of the Monsoon

Episode 3: The Drought

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series exploring the greatest weather system on earth. During the part of the year that the monsoon does not bring rain, the winds reverse, bringing dry air instead. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Colin Salmon
Producer:
Nick Lyon
Series Producer:
Paul Bradshaw
Executive Producer:
Chris Cole
Executive Producer:
James Honeyborne

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 33: North East Main

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. There has been a dramatic development ahead of the main course, and it is a tough day for the chefs as they react to the news. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Kate Roberts
Production Company:
Optomen

Regional Variations (2)

Great Continental Railway Journeys

BBC Two Scotland

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 4: East Anglia

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 5 months

Neil Oliver and Tessa Dunlop present the ultimate guide to East Anglia - from The Wash to Canvey Island. Neil takes to the sea on a variety of boats to seek out stories. Show more

Contributors

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

Horizon

2016

Episode 16: The Lost Tribes of Humanity

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Alice Roberts explores recent discoveries in the study of human origins, revealing the transformation that has been brought about in this field by genetics. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

MOTD: The Premier League Show

Jenas meets Pochettino

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Gabby Logan is joined by Chris Coleman to look ahead to a weekend of Premier League action. Jermaine Jenas meets Mauricio Pochettino. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gabby Logan
Participant:
Chris Coleman
Participant:
Jermaine Jenas
Participant:
Trevor Sinclair
Interviewed Guest:
Mauricio Pochettino
Producer:
Ian Finch

Regional Variations (2)

MOTD: The Premier League Show

BBC Two Northern Ireland

No Such Thing as the News

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

An interesting, impish angle on the events of the week from the QI Elves, with James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski and Dan Schreiber.

Regional Variations (3)

Scottish Questions

BBC Two Scotland

No Such Thing as the News

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 3: Modern Victorians

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture. This episode reveals how postwar culture demonstrated many of the same anxieties as Victorian Britain. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

BBC Two Scotland

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 7: My Congo

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 5 months

Nature documentary. Wildlife cameraman Vianet Djenguet returns to his beloved Congo to explore the extraordinary wildlife of this remarkable country. Show more

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 8: Jaguars: Brazil's Super Cats

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Nature documentary. A pioneering team in Brazil track and follow individual wild jaguars to gain amazing new insights into their lives. Show more

BBC Two HD

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