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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following tradesmen and looking at cowboy contractors. A party is in danger of being over before it has even started, unless plumber John can get the heating to work again. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tommy Walsh
Production Company:
Brown Bob Productions
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Hewer
Series Producer:
Sarah Rest

Claimed and Shamed

Series 7

Episode 10

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series which sees insurance fraudsters caught on camera. A speeding fine leads to Greater Manchester Police busting a sophisticated fraud racket worth £250,000. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ore Oduba
Series Producer:
David Ayres
Production Manager:
Conor Sullivan
Production Company:
Curve Media Ltd

Pressure Pad

Series 2

Episode 17

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

John Barrowman hosts the general knowledge quiz. Contestants from two teams descend into the Pressure Pad to compete in a series of head-to-head games in a bid to reach the final. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Barrowman
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Zoe Tait
Director:
Ian Hamilton

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 8

Episode 4: God Bless Our Family

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Holiday camp sitcom. Clive's family arrives en masse to stop his marriage to Gladys.

Contributors

Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Director:
David Croft

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 2

Episode 1: Cliffhanger

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom with one-man disaster area Frank Spencer. Frank and Betty go for a spin in his new car and end up having a clifftop picnic.

Open All Hours

Series 1

Episode 6: Apples and Self Service

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom about a miserly shopkeeper. Arkwright has a sales drive with Granville demonstrating the product - very reluctantly.

Contributors

Arkwright:
Ronnie Barker
Granville:
David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
Lynda Baron
Mrs Jardine:
Madge Hindle
Woman Customer:
Edna Dore
Man Customer:
John McKelvey
Writer:
Roy Clarke

The House That £100k Built

Series 2

Episode 6: Sue and Tim

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Following people trying to build a house on less than £100k. Having spent years living in a caravan, Sue and Tim now want to build a low-cost contemporary farmhouse. Show more

Wild China

Episode 6: Tides of Change

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series. A look at how tea-growing cultures, bird-filled wetlands and futuristic cities jostle along China's eastern seaboard in a battle for resources. Show more

Antiques Road Trip

Series 11

Episode 21

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques challenge. Auctioneers Thomas Plant and Mark Stacey begin their week's adventure in Kent, on the way to their first auction in Rye, East Sussex. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Production Company:
STV Productions

Strictly - It Takes Two

Series 14

Episode 26

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Zoe Ball kicks off your weekly fix of Strictly action and chats to the latest couple to leave the competition. Choreography Corner takes a look at the weekend's performances. Show more

Contributors

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

Richard Parks attempts to summit Mount Everest without the use of supplementary oxygen, in a bid to discover the relationship between exercise and dementia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Parks
Producer:
Luke Lovell
Director:
Gareth Morrow
Executive Producer:
Tim Green
Executive Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Owen Gay
Production Coordinator:
Jessie Anderson
Production Manager:
Claire Efergan

University Challenge

2016/17

Episode 16

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

It is the last of the two highest-scoring loser matches when two teams get another chance to make it to the second round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Only Connect

Series 12

Episode 16: Wrestlers v Genealogists

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Two teams who lost their first heats return as highest-scoring losers in this show. Presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Production Company:
RDF Television
Production Company:
Parasol Media

The Victorian Slum

Episode 4: The 1890s

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A group of people move into a recreated Victorian slum. The slum dwellers have moved into the 1890s, when Britain was slowly recovering from an economic depression. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Expert:
Sarah Wise
Executive Producer:
Cate Hall
Series Producer:
Mark Ball
Director:
Emma Frank
Producer:
Leah Caffrey
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Regional Variations (2)

Píobairí Ard Mhacha - The Armagh Pipers

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy impressions show. In this episode, Vincent has some potentially career-changing news for Miranda Hart - an audition for a part in Game of Thrones. Show more

Contributors

Natalie Cassidy:
Morgana Robinson
Gregg Wallace:
Morgana Robinson
Joanna Lumley:
Morgana Robinson
Fearne Cotton:
Morgana Robinson
Russell Brand:
Morgana Robinson
Miranda Hart:
Morgana Robinson
Danny Dyer:
Morgana Robinson
Cheryl Cole:
Morgana Robinson
Vincent Mann:
Cavan Clerkin
Archaeologist:
Neil Edmond
Casting Director:
Terry Mynott
Female Archaeologist:
Joanna Neary
Ad Director:
Sam Pamphilon
Producer:
Jack Bayles
Director:
Tom McKay
Executive Producer:
Neil Webster
Executive Producer:
Ben Palmer
Production Company:
Happy Tramp Ltd

Regional Variations (3)

Píobairí Ard Mhacha - The Armagh Pipers

BBC Two Northern Ireland

A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley

BBC Two Wales

Horizon

2016

Episode 17: The Wildest Weather in the Universe

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series exploring topical scientific issues. A look at the fledgling field of extra-terrestrial meteorology, as technology allows astronomers to study other planets in new ways. Show more

Docudrama exploring one of the most significant moments in gothic history - the night when Mary Shelley, Lord Byron and their cohorts gathered at Lake Geneva to tell ghost stories. Show more

Contributors

Lord Byron:
Rob Heaps
Percy Shelley:
Timothy Renouf
Claire Clairmont:
Catherine Lamb
John William Polidori:
Sam Swann
Director:
Philip Smith
Executive Producer:
Steve Condie
Producer:
Hugo Godwin
Production Company:
Oxford Scientific Films

The Great British Bake Off

Series 7

Episode 9: Patisserie Week

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The semi-final sees the bakers tackling three patisserie-based challenges, including a French pastry, a yeast-based cake and a multiple mini-cake showstopper. 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

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