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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy in which a young woman marries an inveterate gambler on the condition that he reforms, but ends up being bitten by the craze herself. Show more

Contributors

Larry Scott:
Robert Young
Mary Audrey:
Barbara Hale
William Audrey:
Frank Morgan
Sacremento Sam:
James Gleason
Dan Morgan:
Douglas Morrow
Eddie:
Don Rice
Judge Martin:
Harry Davenport
Little Joe:
Lloyd Corrigan
Little Guy:
Teddy Hart
Happy Johnson:
Joseph Vitale
Director:
Edwin L Marin
Producer:
Warren Duff
Writer:
Lynn Root

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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

British comedy about a born loser who enrols at the College of Lifemanship and turns his life around by learning how to charm and cheat his way to the top with little effort. Show more

Contributors

Henry Palfrey:
Ian Carmichael
Raymond Delauney:
Terry-Thomas
Mr S Potter:
Alastair Sim
April Smith:
Janette Scott
Dunstan:
Dennis Price
Producer:
Hal E Chester
Director:
Robert Hamer

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Britain's Secret Seas

Episode 1: Giants of the West

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series exploring the seas surrounding Great Britain. The team looks at Britain's largest fish, the basking shark, and giant spiny spider crabs. Show more

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 16

Episode 64

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander visit an end-of-terrace house in Staffordshire, a three-bedroom flat in London and a pair of two-bedroom flats in Newcastle. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of Oscar Wilde's masterpiece, set in 1890s England. A comedy of mistaken identity ensues when two gentlemen friends use the same alias to pursue the women they love. Show more

Contributors

Lady Bracknell:
Judi Dench
Dr Chasuble:
Tom Wilkinson
Miss Prism:
Anna Massey
Gribsby:
Charles Kay
Pew opener:
Cyril Shaps
Director:
Oliver Parker

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Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 9: Cheetahs: Growing Up Fast

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

David Attenborough narrates the amazing story of a wild cheetah family, revealing in detail what it takes to turn tiny cubs into accomplished predators. Show more

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

Series 1

Episode 3: Coast

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin visit extraordinary homes built in coastal locations. In Norway, they stay in a four-bedroom house built on a footprint of 100 square metres. Show more

Davis Cup

2017

Episode 4: First Round: Canada v Great Britain - Day 2

Duration: 3 hours, 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Live coverage of day two's doubles match as Great Britain take on Canada in the first round of the Davis Cup. Commentary by Chris Bradnam, John Lloyd and Jamie Baker. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Barker
Commentator:
Chris Bradnam
Commentator:
John Lloyd
Commentator:
Jamie Baker
Director:
Liz Thorburn

QI XL

Series N

Episode 15: Next

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Sandi Toksvig hosts the 'next' episode of QI with Lucy Porter, Frankie Boyle, Ross Noble and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Lucy Porter
Panellist:
Frankie Boyle
Panellist:
Ross Noble
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC Two HD

1969. At their strait-laced girls' school friends Abbie and Lydia find their lives touched by tragedy. The resulting wave of unusual behaviour seeps into Lydia's home life.

Contributors

Lydia Lamont:
Maisie Williams
Abbie Mortimer:
Florence Pugh
Eileen Lamont:
Maxine Peake
Miss Edith Mantel:
Greta Scacchi
Kenneth:
Joe Cole
Miss Martha Alvaro:
Monica Dolan
Miss Charron:
Morfydd Clark
Mr Hopkins:
Mathew Baynton
Miss Fanshawe:
Elizabeth Marsh
Director:
Carol Morley

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Duration: 1 hour, 56 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In this dual biopic, Julia Child's story as a 1950s cookbook author is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 bid to cook all 524 recipes in Child's debut book in a year. Show more

Contributors

Julia Child:
Meryl Streep
Julie Powell:
Amy Adams
Paul Child:
Stanley Tucci
Eric Powell:
Chris Messina
Simone Beck:
Linda Emond
Louisette Bertholle:
Helen Carey
Dorothy McWilliams:
Jane Lynch
Madame Brassart:
Joan Juliet Buck
Irma Rombauer:
Frances Sternhagen
Director:
Nora Ephron

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Polish drama. During World War II, a Polish man tries to hide Jewish refugees in the sewers of the city Lvov. Show more

Contributors

Leopold Socha:
Robert Wieckiewicz
Mundek Margulies:
Benno Furmann
Paulina Chiger:
Maria Schrader
Ignacy Chiger:
Herbert Knaup
Yanek Weiss:
Marcin Bosak
Jacob Berestycki:
Jerzy Walczak
Pawel Chiger:
Oliwer Stanczak
Krystyna Chiger:
Milla Bankowicz
Szczepek Wróblewski:
Zygmunt Skonieczny
Wanda Socha:
Kinga Preis
Young Woman with Child:
Weronika Rosati

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