Programme Index

Discover 10,061,043 listings and 231,460 playable programmes from the BBC

My Life in Books

Series 1

Episode 10: Robert Harris and Trinny Woodall

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Anne Robinson talks to bestselling novelist Robert Harris and television style guru Trinny Woodall about the books that have shaped their lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Trinny Woodall
Series Producer:
Zoe Tait
Executive Producer:
Eileen Herlihy
Executive Producer:
Jo Street

Wanted Down Under Revisited

Series 10

Episode 14: Cornish Family

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In 2014, the Cornish family were considering a move to Australia to escape a busy life in the UK. Was a week in Melbourne enough to convince them to make the trip? Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 1

Episode 8: Horses

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Farming series. Traditional farmers and horsemen demonstrate the skill and passion needed to do well in one of the country's top ploughing competitions. Show more

Contributors

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

An Island Parish

Series 12 - Anguilla

Episode 6: Beauty Is Power, a Smile Is Its Sword

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

This series of An Island Parish visits the island of Anguilla. The bishop and the National Trust visit the island of Sombrero. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 8

Episode 5: Longniddry to Edinburgh

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo concludes his journey from London to Edinburgh, discovering the history of body snatchers and murderers who contributed to science. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Politics

23/02/2017

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn are joined by Lord Willetts for the latest news from Westminster, including the Brexit Bill and the latest immigration figures. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jo Coburn
Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Participant:
David Willetts

Regional Variations (2)

Beat the Brain

Episode 16

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

John Craven hosts the quiz in which a team must navigate puzzles and problems to win money. Four friends who define themselves as 'dorkes' try to 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

Regional Variations (2)

Landward

2015/2016

Episode 22

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Scotland's countryside magazine. Dougie Vipond visits anglers fearing for their hobby, Euan McIlwraith counts geese in Montrose, and Sarah Mack joins an all-woman shooting club. Show more

Africa

Episode 1: Kalahari

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

David Attenborough explores two deserts in Africa's south west, where he encounters meerkats, black rhinos, giant insects and the greatest giraffe battle ever filmed. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton
Series Producer:
James Honeyborne
Producer:
Hugh Pearson

Series

Africa

A Place to Call Home

Series 4

Episode 9: Where Will the Baby's Dimple Be?

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Australian period drama series. Sarah's friends and neighbours wait anxiously while she goes through a difficult birth, overseen by Dr Jack Duncan. Show more

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

Antiques Road Trip

Series 12

Episode 9

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Antiques challenge. In their penultimate leg, Charles Hanson and Margie Cooper start off in Nottingham and make their way towards an auction in Lincoln. Show more

Eggheads

Series 14

Episode 101

Duration: 30 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 Editor:
Rob Dean

Regional Variations (2)

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 4 - Reversions

Episode 4: Vienna to Trieste - Part 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Michael Portillo travels the Habsburg imperial line across the Semmering Pass. Michael savours the imported coffee which fuelled Vienna's cafe culture. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The Bikers question whether the best chicken dish in the world might actually be from the UK. They head to Bromsgrove for some of the best jerk chicken in Britain. Show more

Contributors

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

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Home potters compete to become the new champion of British pottery. It is garden week, and the seven remaining potters must make stunning ceramics for the great outdoors. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Growing up in Scotland: A Century of Childhood

BBC Two Scotland

This World

Born Too White

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary in which NHS doctor Oscar Duke, who has albinism, uncovers the discrimination and persecution of people with albinism in Tanzania and Malawi in East Africa. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Oscar Duke
Executive Producer:
Clare Mottershead
Production Manager:
Jack White
Executive Producer:
Edwina Silver

Regional Variations (2)

MOTD: The Premier League Show

Gary Lineker Meets Juan Mata

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Gary Lineker meets Juan Mata to discuss life at Manchester United. Gabby Logan travels to Swansea City and speaks to manager Paul Clement and midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gabby Logan
Presenter:
Gary Lineker
Interviewed Guest:
Juan Mata
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Clement
Interviewed Guest:
Gylfi Sigurdsson

Regional Variations (3)

This World

BBC Two Scotland

MOTD: The Premier League Show

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary telling the story of one of the most infamous medical emergencies in recent British history, when six healthy men took part in a drug trial that went terribly wrong. Show more

Contributors

David Oakley:
Philip Buck
Raste Khan:
Nadim Khan
Volunteer 003:
Arun Daniel
Volunteer 004:
Leo Hunter
Rob Oldfield:
Jonathan Davenport
Daniel Bradford:
Anthony Shuster
Dr Ganesh Suntharalingham:
Oliver Gatz
Dr Nicki Panoskaltsis:
Melissa Franklyn
Executive Producer:
Dimitri Doganis
Executive Producer:
Richard Bond
Production Company:
Raw TV

Royal Recipes

Series 1

Episode 6: Jubilee

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Buerk is joined by chef Anna Haugh to celebrate food created for royal jubilees, including a pudding recipe hidden in the archives for over a hundred years. Show more

Contributors

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

BBC Two HD

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

About this data

This data is drawn from the data stream that informs BBC's iPlayer and Sounds. The information shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was/is subject to change and may not be accurate. More