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Fern Britton Meets...

Series 8

Episode 3: Michael Gove

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Fern Britton meets former Conservative cabinet member Michael Gove, who played a prominent role in the Brexit campaign and then ran for the Tory party leadership. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fern Britton
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Gove
Producer:
Emily Davis
Executive Producer:
Dave Stanford

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Romantic comedy. A Danish prince travels to America incognito and falls for a medical student. When he reveals his identity, she must choose between her dreams and her ambitions. Show more

Contributors

Paige Morgan:
Julia Stiles
Eddie/Prince Advard:
Luke Mably
Queen Rosalind:
Miranda Richardson
King Haraald:
James Fox
Amy Morgan:
Alberta Watson
Ben Morgan:
John Bourgeois
John Morgan:
Zachary Knighton
Mike Morgan:
Stephen O'Reilly
Princess Arabella:
Eliza Bennett
Producer:
Mark Amin
Writer:
Mark Amin
Writer:
Jack Amiel

Robot Wars

Series 8

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Presented by Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon. This episode features the tallest robot ever seen on Robot Wars - Gabriel, built by Mensa member Craig and his three sons. Show more

Contributors

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

Money for Nothing

Series 2 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 10

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 6 months

Sarah puts in some hard graft at the nation's tips to uncover four items that can be transformed. Norman Wilkinson, Anthony Devine and Jay Blades are on hand to help. Show more

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

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy sequel. Deloris Van Cartier, now a successful entertainer, is persuaded to become Sister Mary Clarence again in order to teach at an inner-city school. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Bill Duke
Deloris Van Cartier/Sister Mary Clarence:
Whoopi Goldberg
Sister Mary Patrick:
Kathy Najimy
Father Maurice:
Barnard Hughes
Sister Mary Lazarus:
Mary Wickes
Mr Crisp:
James Coburn
Father Ignatius:
Michael Jeter
Sister Mary Robert:
Wendy Makkena
Florence Watson:
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Joey Bustamente:
Robert Pastorelli
Mother Superior:
Maggie Smith
Rita Louise Watson:
Lauryn Hill
Westley Glen 'Ahmal' James:
Ryan Toby
Producer:
Dawn Steel
Producer:
Scott Rudin
Writer:
James Orr

Genres

Formats

Regional Variations (2)

Trish Deseine's Christmas Dishes

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 4 days

Rick Stein and his chefs use local ingredients to create a Christmas banquet for all his Cornish friends, including the famous comedian Jethro. Show more

This Farming Life

Series 1

Episode 7

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

An insight into modern farming life in Scotland. Lambing season is just a month away. Martin tends to their 500 pregnant ewes and gets the lambing sheds ready with dad Stevie. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden

Regional Variations (2)

World's Sneakiest Animals

Series 1

Episode 3: Sex, Lies and Dirty Tricks

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Chris Packham meets the animals who use devious tactics to win a mate, including fiddler crabs, who use optical illusions to impress females. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. The team find out how more leisure time and cheap rail transport meant more freedom for working-class Victorians. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Participant:
Andy Croggon
Participant:
Matt Green
Participant:
Dan Wealden
Participant:
Paul MacDonald
Participant:
Simon Penn
Participant:
Joby Carter
Participant:
Basil Craske
Participant:
Billy Johnson
Participant:
Hal Debes
Participant:
Guy Debes
Participant:
John Spencer
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam

Porridge

Christmas Special: The Desperate Hours

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Classic sitcom. Fletcher plans to add a bit of Christmas spirit to the festive season at Slade Prison in the form of his very own homemade liquor. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Reg Urwin:
Dudley Sutton
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Keegan:
Ken Wynne
Governor Venables:
Michael Barrington
Mrs Jamieson:
Jane Wenham

Inside the Factory

Christmas 2016

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In this Christmas special, Gregg Wallace, Cherry Healey and Ruth Goodman explore the fascinating factory processes and surprising history behind our favourite festive treats. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Executive Producer:
Alice Harper
Executive Producer:
Sanjay Singhal
Producer:
Sam Bailey
Director:
Sam Bailey
Producer:
Emma Pound
Production Company:
Voltage TV Productions Ltd

University Challenge

Christmas 2016

Episode 5: Edinburgh v St Catharine's, Cambridge

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A festive edition of the quiz. Distinguished alumni of the University of Edinburgh take on a team from St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

A year in the life of an extraordinary village, hidden away in the French countryside, showing the parallel world of tiny creatures that live side by side with unsuspecting humans. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tcheky Karyo
Producer:
Verity White
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton
Production Company:
BBC Natural History Unit

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Uplifting drama telling the tale of how Walt Disney persuaded the guarded author of Mary Poppins to bring her creation to the big screen. Show more

Contributors

PL Travers:
Emma Thompson
Walt Disney:
Tom Hanks
Travers Goff:
Colin Farrell
Margaret Goff:
Ruth Wilson
Don DaGradi:
Bradley Whitford
Robert Sherman:
BJ Novak
Richard Sherman:
Jason Schwartzman
Aunt Ellie:
Rachel Griffiths
Diarmuid Russell:
Ronan Vibert

Regional Variations (2)

Travis with the BBC SSO at the Barrowland

BBC Two Scotland

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

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

Film version of classic sketches and memorable moments from the Monty Python gang's long-running television series, including Nudge Nudge, Hell's Grannies and Dead Parrot. Show more

Darcey Bussell uncovers the life of Margot Fonteyn, revealing how she got drawn into a failed foreign revolution, danced on for far too long and died alone and in poverty. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Darcey Bussell
Producer:
Marion Milne
Director:
Marion Milne
Executive Producer:
Ross Wilson
Executive Producer:
Emma Cahusac
Production Company:
Matchlight

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary following a family who give up their modern lives for one summer. The Irwins learn how a new generation of black Britons forged their way through the 70s, 80s and 90s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Emma Dabiri
Participant:
Janet Kay
Participant:
Clive Lloyd
Participant:
Jazzie B
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Series Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Director:
Geoff Small
Producer:
Carl Callam

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