Programme Index

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My Life in Books

Series 1

Episode 3: Clare Balding and Hardeep Singh Kohli

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Anne Robinson invites well-known personalities to discuss their favourite books. Clare Balding and Hardeep Singh Kohli reveal their top five. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest:
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Series Producer:
Zoe Tait
Executive Producer:
Eileen Herlihy

Wanted Down Under Revisited

Series 10

Episode 8: Horn Family

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A catch-up with the Horn family. Six years after a trial week in Adelaide, Australia, have they made the move, or are they still living in the UK? Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 1

Episode 2: Farmers Against the Odds

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Farming challenge series. Five groups of farmers from across the country compete against each other at the British Farming Awards. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Series Producer:
Wendy Wolfson
Production Manager:
Leanne Troop
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

Series 1

Episode 2: Forest

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin explore extraordinary homes built in forested areas around the world, meeting the owners and architects. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Countryfile

Shorts

Fife

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In the historic kingdom of Fife, Matt Baker explores Tentsmuir forest and Helen Skelton is at Falkland Palace. Tom Heap investigates a controversial issue - culling badgers. Show more

Beat the Brain

Episode 11

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

John Craven hosts the quiz in which a team must navigate puzzles and logic problems to win a cash prize. A group of friends from Birmingham see if they can Beat the Brain. 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 16

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Scotland's countryside magazine. Dougie and Sarah explore the islands of Barra, Eriskay, South and North Uist. Show more

Wild Shepherdess with Kate Humble

Episode 1: Afghanistan

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Kate Humble lives with shepherds in some of the most extreme environments on earth. In Afghanistan, she meets traditional shepherds in the remote Wakhan Corridor. Show more

The Blue Planet

Episode 3: Open Ocean

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. The deadly game of hide-and-seek played by the sea's charismatic hunters - whales, shark and billfish. Show more

A Place to Call Home

Series 4

Episode 3: When You're Smiling

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Australian period drama. Ash Park prepares for the visit of the prime minister and his wife in support of George's election campaign. 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
Director:
Kriv Stenders
Writer:
Bevan Lee

Flog It!

Series 13

Episode 3: Wallasey 11

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques series. This episode comes from Wallasey Town Hall. Experts Anita Manning and Philip Serrell select the best antiques and collectables to take to auction. Show more

Contributors

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

Eggheads

Series 14

Episode 90

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 18: Homewood to Champaign, Illinois

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Steered by his Appleton's Guide, Michael Portillo continues his 1,000-mile rail journey south from Chicago through Kankakee to Champaign, Illinois. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The Hairy Bikers are on a mission to find the world's most delicious chicken and egg recipes. They start their search on home turf with the perfect roast chicken. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Si King
Presenter:
Dave Myers
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Hannah Corneck
Producer:
Dick Sharman
Director:
Dick Sharman

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 6

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Michael Mosley and Dr Chris van Tulleken investigate omega-3 supplements, and Dr Zoe Williams discovers why eating a lot of fat affects men and women differently. Show more

Hospital

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The day-to-day realities facing the NHS. Surgeons are forced to use unconventional methods to get their operations completed against the odds. 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

Regional Variations (2)

Common Sense

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Fast turnaround comedy series voiced by Ruth Jones. Topics include Jeremy Corbyn's future as Labour leader, NHS funding, Trump's meeting with Shinzo Abe and Obama on holiday. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ruth Jones
Executive Producer:
Tania Alexander
Production Company:
Studio Lambert

Regional Variations (3)

Snooker: Welsh Open Highlights

BBC Two Wales

Common Sense

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dragons' Den

Series 14

Episode 14

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to multimillionaires. A husband and wife team enter the Den with a range of baby products but a Dragon breaks one of their products. Show more

Contributors

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

The secrets of George III revealed as Robert Hardman explores his private files. George III may be mostly remembered for his madness but these documents reveal another side to him. Show more

Contributors

Voice of King George III:
Simon Callow
Voice of Queen Charlotte:
Sian Thomas
Presenter:
Robert Hardman
Producer:
John Bridcut
Production Company:
Crux Productions Ltd

Royal Recipes

Series 1

Episode 2: Weddings

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Buerk is joined by chef Anna Haugh in the magnificent kitchen of one of Britain's grandest stately homes to celebrate food served at royal weddings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Buerk
Participant:
Anna Haugh
Participant:
Annie Gray
Executive Producer:
Juliet Rice
Series Producer:
Kate Roberts
Production Manager:
Euan McRae
Production Company:
Spun Gold TV

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