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Natural World

2010-2011

Episode 1: The Monkey-Eating Eagle of the Orinoco

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The discovery of a nest in the Orinoco rainforest gives film-maker Fergus Beeley a unique opportunity to see the rare harpy eagle. Show more

Coastal Path

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 3 months

Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, Paul explores the soft and rolling south Devon coastline, where he takes a snorkelling trip around Burgh Island. Show more

Contributors

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

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 28: London & South East Main

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Creative culinary competition. Mark Froydenlund is showcasing British veal to celebrate the determination of British producers to bounce back from disaster. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The third of the comedy Love Bug films, in which the irrepressible Beetle with a mind of its own takes part in a race from Paris to Monte Carlo. Show more

Contributors

Jim Douglas:
Dean Jones
Wheely Applegate:
Don Knotts
Diane Darcy:
Julie Sommars
Quincey:
Roy Kinnear
Inspector Bouchet:
Jacques Marin
Bruno von Stickle:
Eric Braeden
Detective Fontenoy:
Xavier Saint Macary

This Farming Life

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A look at modern farming life in Scotland. Bobby's father's 90th birthday is looming and thoughts turn to who will run the farm when it's time to hand it on to the next generation. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Amanda Murray
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden

Money for Nothing

Series 2 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 12

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Aided by three of the nation's master craftsmen, Sarah is hoping to transform four items she salvaged from the country's tips before then selling on the new pieces for a profit.

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: 2 hours, 5 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Historical epic depicting the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, where a small group of Texans were besieged in an abandoned mission by a massive Mexican army. Show more

Contributors

Davy Crockett:
Billy Bob Thornton
Sam Houston:
Dennis Quaid
William Travis:
Patrick Wilson
Jim Bowie:
Jason Patric
Juan Seguin:
Jordi Molla
Susanna Dickinson:
Laura Clifton
Sergeant William Ward:
Leon Rippy
Micajah Autry:
Kevin Page
Colonel Green Jameson:
Tom Davidson
Albert Grimes:
Robert Prentiss
Producer:
Brian Grazer
Producer:
Mark Johnson
Producer:
Ron Howard

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 23 days

Adventure set in World War II. A US Navy lieutenant aboard a submarine is assigned the dangerous task of retrieving a top-secret code book from the Japanese.

Contributors

Lieutenant Kenneth Braden:
James Garner
Commander Paul Stevenson:
Edmond O'Brien
Lieutenant Pat Malone:
Alan Hale Jr
Sally Johnson:
Andra Martin
Lieutenant Phil Carney:
Carleton Carpenter
Ensign Cy Mount:
Frank Gifford
Lieutenant Doherty:
William Leslie
Seaman Peck:
Richard Bakalyan
Pharmacist Mate Ash:
Edward Byrnes
Seaman Floyd:
Sean Garrison
Chief Petty Officer York:
Henry Kulky

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 5: 45 Minute Reversions

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham delves into the world of weird. Chris examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia and why goats are flying in Utah. Show more

Inside the Factory

Series 2

Episode 5: Sweets

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series. Gregg Wallace helps to unload a tanker full of sugar from Norfolk and follows it through one of the oldest sweet factories in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Executive Producer:
Alice Harper
Executive Producer:
Sanjay Singhal
Series Producer:
Chris Parkin
Director:
Chris Parkin
Series Producer:
Amanda Lyon
Producer:
Emma Pound
Production Company:
Voltage TV Productions Ltd

Tribes, Predators & Me

Series 1

Episode 2: Lion People of the Kalahari

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Gordon Buchanan joins a group of Bushmen in Botswana's Kalahari Desert to learn how to survive on foot among wild lions. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 7 days

From hyper-intelligent parrots to sinister snails and magical constellations of glow-worms, this is the story of New Zealand's wildest places and resilient pioneers. Show more

The Good Life

When I'm 65

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Special edition of the comedy series recorded in the presence of the Queen. After Jerry takes out another endowment policy, the Goods begin to plan for their old age. Show more

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Jerry Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Mr Downs, the bank manager:
George Cole
Writer:
Bob Larbey

Robot Wars

Battle of the Stars

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The Brownlee brothers, Scott Mills, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Suzi Perry help design their own fighting robots to battle it out in the bulletproof Robot Wars arena. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Series Producer:
Henry Imbert
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce
Participant:
Alistair Brownlee
Participant:
Jonny Brownlee
Participant:
Chris Stark
Participant:
Scott Mills
Participant:
Suzi Perry

Dragons' Den

Series 14

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to multimillionaires. A Scottish entrepreneur bearing chocolate gifts hopes the Dragons are feeling generous in the season of goodwill. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Touker Suleyman
Participant:
Sarah Willingham
Participant:
Nick Jenkins
Executive Producer:
Ceri Aston
Series Editor:
Darrell Olsen

Regional Variations (3)

Wales Arts Review

BBC Two Wales

Opry an Iúir

BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Real Marigold on Tour

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary. Miriam Margoyles, Wayne Sleep, Bobby George and Rosemary Shrager discover what retired life is like in other countries. In this episode they visit sunny Florida. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Miriam Margolyes
Participant:
Rosemary Shrager
Participant:
Bobby George
Participant:
Wayne Sleep
Series Producer:
Simon Draper
Director:
Simon Draper
Executive Producer:
David Clews
Executive Producer:
Andrew Mackenzie Betty
Executive Producer:
David Vallance

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Grumpy Arthur promises his wife he will join a choir. With the encouragement of its leader, he embarks on a life-affirming musical journey. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The true story of Miss Shepherd, an eccentric woman of uncertain origins, who 'temporarily' parked her broken-down van in writer Alan Bennett's London driveway for 15 years. Show more

Contributors

Miss Shepherd:
Maggie Smith
Alan Bennett:
Alex Jennings
Underwood:
Jim Broadbent
Ursula Vaughan Williams:
Frances de la Tour
Miss Briscoe:
Cecilia Noble
Mr Fairchild:
David Calder
Giles Perry:
Nicholas Burns
Lady Wiggin:
Selina Cadell
Market Trader:
James Corden
Man with Earring:
Russell Tovey
Man in Confessional:
Clive Merrison

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