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My Life in Books

Series 1

Episode 1: PD James and Richard Bacon

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Anne Robinson invites well-known personalities to discuss their favourite books. Novelist PD James and presenter Richard Bacon talk about their top five. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
PD James
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Bacon
Series Producer:
Zoe Tait
Executive Producer:
Eileen Herlihy
Executive Producer:
Jo Street

Wanted Down Under Revisited

Series 10

Episode 6: Orrett Family

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

An updated look at families previously featured on Wanted Down Under. Four years after their trial week in Australia, where do the Orrett family call home? Show more

Royal Recipes

Series 1

Episode 15: On the Move

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Buerk is joined by chefs Paul Ainsworth and Anna Haugh to showcase food inspired by the royal family's tours overseas and home lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Buerk
Participant:
Paul Ainsworth
Participant:
Anna Haugh
Participant:
Atul Kochhar
Participant:
Matt Green
Executive Producer:
Juliet Rice
Series Producer:
Kate Roberts
Production Manager:
Euan McRae
Production Company:
Spun Gold TV

The Great Interior Design Challenge

Series 4

Episode 3: Highgate Gothic Revival

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

It is the last of the heats and an artist, a freelance makeup artist and a solicitor each transform a bedroom in imposing Victorian Gothic cottages. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Lee McKenzie presents highlights of the second weekend of action from the Women's Six Nations. Analysis comes from former Wales international Non Evans. Show more

Beat the Brain

Episode 10

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

John Craven hosts the quiz in which a team must navigate puzzles and logic problems to win money. Four mathematicians see whether they can Beat the Brain and win the jackpot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Craven
The Brain:
Josie Lawrence
Series Producer:
Sean Miller
Executive Producer:
Jo Street
Executive Producer:
Paul Gilheany
Executive Producer:
Nigel Hall
Series Editor:
Fi Cotter Craig
Production Company:
Objective Productions

Landward

2015/2016

Episode 14

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Scotland's countryside magazine. Dougie goes in search of Scotland's best biking road on a Triumph Bonneville, while Sarah visits a stunning restored walled garden. Show more

Italy Unpacked

Series 3

Episode 2: To the Centre of the Earth

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore the culture and cuisine of the east coast of Italy. They visit the regions of Le Marche and Umbria. Show more

A Place to Call Home

Series 4

Episode 1: A Nagging Doubt

Duration: 53 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Australian period drama. Inverness is shocked by the death of a young teacher whose fiance is serving overseas. Show more

Contributors

Sarah Nordmann:
Marta Dusseldorp
Elizabeth Bligh:
Noni Hazlehurst
George Bligh:
Brett Climo
Dr Jack Duncan:
Craig Hall
James Bligh:
David Berry
Anna Poletti:
Abby Earl
Gino Poletti:
Aldo Mignone
Carolyn Bligh:
Sara Wiseman
Regina Bligh:
Jenni Baird
Roy Briggs:
Frankie J Holden
Writer:
Bevan Lee

Flog It!

Series 13

Episode 1: Birmingham 1

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques series. Flog it! comes from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Paul Martin examines the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Louise Hibbins
Executive Producer:
Heidi Ellert

Eggheads

Series 14

Episode 88

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Jeremy Vine hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Participant:
Dave Rainford
Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

Great American Railroad Journeys

Series 2

Episode 16: Chicago, The Windy City

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo is blown away by the skyscrapers in Illinois's Windy City, where he discovers how modern Chicago's skyline replaced a largely wooden city. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Series 13 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 9: David Harper v Phil Serrell - Foreign Antiques Market

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Philip Serrell and David Harper visit an antiques market in Maastricht, Holland, where Phil struggles to find a bargain and David discovers a Victorian museum piece. Show more

University Challenge

2016/17

Episode 29

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The quarter-final stage continues as teams representing two more universities fight it out to reach the next stage of the competition. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

An Island Parish

Series 12 - Anguilla

Episode 7: The Spirit of Life

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

This series of An Island Parish visits the island of Anguilla. The carnival is here - from boat racing to parades, there are celebrations all over the island. Show more

SAS: Rogue Warriors

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

The remarkable story behind the fighting force. With the tragic loss of Jock Lewes, Stirling's second in command is now Captain Paddy Mayne, an unpredictable and dangerous officer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Macintyre
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy

Regional Variations (2)

Píobairí Ard Mhacha - The Armagh Pipers

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Sitcom based on a book by Danny Baker. Spud's money-making schemes end up giving him a nasty shock, whilst a trip to the theatre has an equally surprising outcome for Danny. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Píobairí Ard Mhacha - The Armagh Pipers

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Snooker: Welsh Open Highlights

BBC Two Wales

Hospital

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The day-to-day realities facing the NHS. This episode looks at pioneering treatments for some of the oldest and youngest patients in the hospital. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Lorraine Charker Phillips
Executive Producer:
Simon Dickson
Executive Producer:
Helen Littleboy
Series Producer:
Tom Currie
Series Producer:
Gilly Greenslade
Series Editor:
Graeme McAulay
Production Company:
Label 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Scott continues his journey through Sicily, tracing the island's story through the arrival of the Muslim Arabs and then the Normans. Show more

Countryfile

Feathered Friends

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Matt is up at the crack of dawn at the RSPB reserve at Snettisham on the north Norfolk coast to witness thousands of pink-footed geese taking flight. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 13

Episode 7: Greg Davies

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 day

Greg Davies explores his Welsh ancestry, identifying a wayward great-grandfather and the deepest Welsh roots anyone could wish for. Show more

BBC Two HD

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