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Bargain Hunt

Series 42

Episode 25: Detling 31

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques challenge. Tim Wonnacott presents from the Kent County Showground. Experts Christina Trevanion and Kate Bateman lead the way for the teams. Show more

Coastal Path

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, he explores the spectacular South Cornwall coastline, where he discovers one of the world's finest stages at the Minack Theatre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Rose
Executive Producer:
Samantha Smith
Producer:
Jo Horsey
Director:
Jo Horsey

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

Robot Wars

Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 weeks

Robot-fighting series. This show features 'launcher' Apollo, a robot with huge piercing claws, a future-tech machine called Sweeney Todd and PP3D, built using 3D-printed parts. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Mentorn
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Matt Wilkinson
Director:
Nikki Parsons
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce

Money for Nothing

Series 2 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 9

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sarah Moore salvages a dressing table, a designer chair, a sun lounger and some smelly old hessian sacks from the tip and transforms them into desirable products.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sarah Moore
Narrator:
Arthur Smith
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Executive Producer:
Michelle Friel
Executive Producer:
Jules Kean
Production Company:
Friel Kean Films Ltd

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Comedy sequel with Steve Martin. When he learns that he is to become a grandfather, George panics and decides to sell the family home. But his wife has a surprise in store for him. Show more

Contributors

George Banks:
Steve Martin
Nina Banks:
Diane Keaton
Franck Eggelhoffer:
Martin Short
Annie Banks-MacKenzie:
Kimberly Williams
Bryan MacKenzie:
George Newbern
Matty Banks:
Kieran Culkin
Howard Weinstein:
BD Wong
John MacKenzie:
Peter Michael Goetz
Joanna MacKenzie:
Kate McGregor Stewart
Dr Megan Eisenberg:
Jane Adams
Mr Habib:
Eugene Levy
Young Woman at Gym:
Rebecca Chambers
Mr Habib's Wife:
Lori Alan
Dr Brooks:
Jay Wolpert
Dr Brooks' Nurse:
Ann Walker
Frantic Father:
William Akey
Check-In Nurse:
Caroline Lagerfelt
Prostate Nurse:
Wendy Worthington
Nina's Nurse:
Roxanne Beckford
Annie's Nurse:
Susan Beaubian
Director:
Charles Shyer
Producer:
Nancy Meyers
Director of photography:
Elliot Davis
Director of photography:
William A Fraker

Genres

Formats

Regional Variations (2)

Trish Deseine's Christmas Dishes

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 3 days

Rick Stein has a chance to enjoy Christmas in his beloved adopted county of Cornwall, where he joins in the ancient festival of Wassailing and cooks his own goose. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

World's Sneakiest Animals

Series 1 (45-Minute Versions)

Episode 2: The Hunger Game

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 20 days

Chris Packham meets a host of animals that use deceptive tactics to find food. Meet the drongo, an African bird running a false protection racket. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. The team visit the South Devon Railway to explore the life of the branch line before the Beeching cuts of the 60s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Researcher:
Fjolla Iberhysaj
Participant:
Sandra Fry
Participant:
Jim Jeffrey
Participant:
Dave Knowling
Participant:
Alan Taylor
Participant:
Barbara Turner
Participant:
Alasdair Page
Participant:
Mike Esbester
Participant:
Brian Robinson
Participant:
Alan Johnson
Participant:
Darren Robinson
Participant:
John Brodribb
Participant:
Jeremy John
Participant:
Marc Lucas

Nigella Lawson leads a tribute to food writer Anna Del Conte who, moving to England in 1949, helped transform Britain's understanding and appreciation of Italian cooking. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Nigella Lawson
Participant:
Anna Del Conte
Participant:
Antonio Carluccio
Participant:
Prue Leith
Participant:
Tom Parker Bowles
Participant:
Angela Hartnett
Participant:
Loyd Grossman
Participant:
Matthew Fort
Participant:
Ruth Rogers
Participant:
Giorgio Locatelli
Executive Producer:
Paula Trafford
Director:
James Nutt

University Challenge

Christmas 2016

Episode 4: Soas v Leeds

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A festive edition of the quiz, featuring distinguished university alumni. A team representing Soas take on a University of Leeds side for a place in the semi-finals. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 7 months

One chef will be crowned the 2016 champion. The remaining three contenders cook for the last time, and just three courses stand between them and the life-changing title. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The drama series concludes. Victor suspects Callum is about to take violent action and is desperate to find a way of stopping him. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Helen Flint
Callum Ferguson:
Jim Sturgess
Victor Ferguson:
Freddie Highmore
Rachel Lombard:
Charlotte Riley
Kathy Griffiths:
Phoebe Fox
Dieter Koehler:
August Diehl
Brigadier Wainwright:
Robert Glenister
Ringwood:
Alfie Allen
Alex Lombard:
Sebastian Armesto
Geoffrey Salter:
Julian Bleach
Miss Clarkson:
Emma Fielding
Bergit Mentz:
Antje Traue
Frau Bellinghausen:
Lindsay Duncan
Harold Lindsay-Jones:
Alfred Molina
Lotte Koehler:
Lucy Ward
Lucy Lindsay-Jones:
Ciara Charteris
Pete (Sleeping Man):
Robert Cawsey
Psychiatrist:
Laurence Kennedy
Victor's Minder:
Lee Long
Mentz's Minder:
Kirsty Hoiles
Maitre D':
Andrew Price
Production Company:
Little Island Productions

QI

Series N

Episode 9: Noel

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 24 days

Sandi Toksvig hosts the QI Christmas special with guests Josh Widdicombe, Susan Calman, Matt Lucas and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Josh Widdicombe
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Matt Lucas
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback

Brand

QI

Regional Variations (2)

Mock the Week

Series 15

Episode 13: Christmas Special

Duration: 32 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Dara O Briain presents the now traditional Mock the Week Christmas special, filled with all the usual festive irreverence and inappropriateness. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Participant:
Hugh Dennis
Producer:
Ewan Phillips
Production Company:
Angst Productions

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy. Local radio DJ and former talk show presenter Alan Partridge ends up in a siege when a disgruntled colleague decides to take the staff hostage. Show more

Contributors

Alan Partridge:
Steve Coogan
Pat Farrell:
Colm Meaney
Lynn Benfield:
Felicity Montagu
Side Kick Simon:
Tim Key
Jason Tresswell:
Nigel Lindsay
Janet Whitehead:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Detective Martin Finch:
Darren Boyd
Angela Ashbourne:
Monica Dolan
Dave Clifton:
Phil Cornwell
Danny Sinclair:
Dustin Demri-Burns
Steve Stubbs:
Sean Pertwee
Greg Frampton:
Karl Theobald
Director:
Declan Lowney

Regional Variations (2)

The Choir: Gareth's Best in Britain

BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Big Life Fix

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The UK's top inventors build life-changing solutions for people in desperate need. Seven-year-old Rosie wants the team to invent a new medical helmet for her that is less visible. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Participant:
Haiyan Zhang
Participant:
Jude Pullen
Participant:
Ross Atkin
Participant:
Yusuf Muhammad
Participant:
Zoe Laughlin
Participant:
Ruby Steel
Participant:
Ryan White
Executive Producer:
Tim Harcourt
Executive Producer:
Ros Ponder
Series Producer:
Tom Watt-Smith
Production Company:
Studio Lambert
Executive Producer:
Mick Ebeling
Executive Producer:
Caskey Ebeling
Production Company:
Not Impossible Labs

The Apprentice

Series 12

Episode 14: The Final

Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

The two finalists must launch their business by creating a brand and presenting to industry experts, before Lord Sugar chooses his next business partner. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Lord Sugar
Participant:
Karren Brady
Participant:
Claude Littner
Executive Producer:
Cal Turner
Executive Producer:
Tom Garland
Series Editor:
Paul Broadbent
Series Editor:
Claire Walls
Production Company:
Boundless Productions

The Apprentice: You're Fired

Series 12

Episode 12: You're Hired

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Rhod Gilbert meets the series winner and runner-up as well as Lord Sugar himself to discuss the tears, triumphs and most memorable moments of the past 12 weeks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rhod Gilbert
Participant:
Lord Sugar
Executive Producer:
Cal Turner
Executive Producer:
Hannah Wyatt
Series Producer:
Amanda Sangorski
Production Company:
Boundless Productions

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 13

Episode 4: Cheryl

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Genealogy series. Singer Cheryl discovers a sea-faring ancestor and a family tragedy. She also learns the story of her great-grandfather, who fought in WWI. Show more

BBC Two HD

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