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Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Biopic. Amy Johnson achieved world-wide fame as one of Britain's best-loved pilots. She set numerous long distance records in the 1930s, both alone and with pilot Jim Mollison. Show more

Contributors

Amy Johnson:
Anna Neagle
Jim Mollison:
Robert Newton
Mr Johnson:
Edward Chapman
ATA Commandant:
Nora Swinburne
Mrs Johnson:
Joan Kemp-Welch
Lord Wakenfield:
Charles Carson
Housekeeper:
Muriel George
Schoolmistress:
Martita Hunt

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The story of a ship from its construction to its participation at Dunkirk and finally its sinking at the Battle of Crete. As the ship sinks, the crew remember their loved ones. Show more

Contributors

Captain 'D':
Noel Coward
O/S 'Shorty' Blake:
John Mills
Alix Kinross:
Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy:
Joyce Carey
Freda Lewis:
Kay Walsh
Chief Petty Officer Walter Hardy:
Bernard Miles
Director:
Noel Coward
Director:
David Lean
Producer:
Noel Coward

Britain's Secret Seas

Episode 4: The Bustling South

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series exploring the seas surrounding Great Britain. The team explores our busy southern seas, which are littered with wrecks. Show more

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 19

Episode 22

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Property renovation series. A couple buy their first home together in Newcastle, and a new dad thinks developing a flat in Leyton in London will give him more time with his son. Show more

Two Greedy Italians

Series 2

Episode 1: Calabria and Bambinone

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series exploring Italian culture and cuisine. Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo investigate how children's food has changed since they were boys. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Epic historical drama recreating Napoleon's final defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington and his allied forces in Belgium. Starring Rod Steiger and Christopher Plummer. Show more

Contributors

Napoleon Bonaparte:
Rod Steiger
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington:
Christopher Plummer
King Louis XVIII:
Orson Welles
General Sir Thomas Picton:
Jack Hawkins
Duchess of Richmond:
Virginia McKenna
Marshal Michel Ney:
Dan O'Herlihy
Lord Gordon:
Rupert Davies
Le Bedoyere:
Philippe Forquet
General Drouot:
Gianni Garko
Marshal Soult:
Ivo Garrani
William De Lancey:
Ian Ogilvy
Sir William Ponsonby:
Michael Wilding
Lord Uxbridge:
Terence Alexander
Muffling:
John Savident
Writer:
HAL Craig

Regional Variations (2)

Mastermind

2016/17

Episode 30

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

John Humphrys tests the last five semi-finalists on The Sweeney, Mary Seacole, James Cook, Tranmere Rovers and the travel writings of Bill Bryson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Mark Helsby

University Challenge

2016/17

Episode 30

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

Only Connect

Series 12

Episode 31: Surrealists v Korfballers

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The Surrealists take on the Korfballers in a quarter-final to find out what connects Tuvalu, hijab, Defra and nope. Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Production Company:
RDF Television
Production Company:
Parasol Media

The House That £100k Built

Series 3

Episode 1: Alistair & Karen

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Following people trying to build a house on less than £100k. Alistair and Karen hope that building a home in County Antrim could be the key to a mortgage-free life. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Flog It!

Series 9 Reversions

Episode 11: Ashbourne

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Antiques series. Paul Martin and experts Will Axon and Michael Baggott visit Ashbourne in Derbyshire. Finds include a pearlware cow and an Asprey and Co's picnic set. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Expert:
Will Axon
Series Producer:
Susie Staples

Regional Variations (2)

Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands

Series 4

Episode 2: Bridging the Gap: Scarp, Great Bernera and Scalpay

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Paul Murton experiences island life. Here, he tours the coast of the Long Island of Harris and Lewis, beginning on Scarp. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

Series 2

Episode 2: The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage

Duration: 32 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic sitcom. Mainwaring and his outfit, convinced that a German invasion has already begun, mount a gun placement at Private Godfrey's cottage. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Dolly:
Amy Dalby
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Member of the Platoon:
Richard Jacques
Member of the Platoon:
Frank Godfrey
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Inheriting a Paris apartment, Mathias 'Jim' Gold arrives to find the place comes with strings attached - tenant-for-life Mathilde Girard and her daughter. Comical, poignant drama. Show more

Contributors

Mathias Gold:
Kevin Kline
Mathilde Girard:
Maggie Smith
Monsieur Lefebvre:
Dominique Pinon
François Roy:
Stephane Freiss

Regional Variations (2)

Where You're Meant to Be

BBC Two Scotland

QI XL

Series M

Episode 1: A Medley of Maladies

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Quiz show in which the aim is to be interesting. Stephen Fry mulls over some medical matters with Lucy Porter, Ross Noble, Matt Lucas and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Panellist:
Lucy Porter
Panellist:
Ross Noble
Panellist:
Matt Lucas
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback Thames

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Period drama. Industrious but introverted Albert hides a secret from the world, especially his fellow staff at a Dublin hotel. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama about an aged scholar (Tim Roth) who grows younger after being struck by lightning, allowing him a chance to finish his life's work - a study of ancient languages. Show more

Contributors

Dominic:
Tim Roth
Veronica/Laura:
Alexandra Maria Lara
Professor Stanciulescu:
Bruno Ganz
Josef Rudolf:
Andre Hennicke
Professor Giuseppe Tucci:
Marcel Iures

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Formats

BBC Two HD

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