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Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two HD

More classic excerpts from MGM musicals, starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and a supporting cast of similarly great names. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Gene Kelly
Participant:
Esther Williams
Participant:
Cyd Charisse
Participant:
Debbie Reynolds
Participant:
Lena Horne
Participant:
Mickey Rooney
Participant:
June Allyson
Participant:
Ann Miller
Participant:
Howard Keel
Producer:
Bud Friedgen
Director:
Bud Friedgen

Formats

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

The story of the Hollywood musical, featuring interviews with stars from the genre's golden age, as well as some of the directors and songwriters who helped create them. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A Cole Porter-scored musical remake of Ninotchka, in which a beautiful Soviet girl is sent on a mission to Paris and falls for an American film producer. Show more

Contributors

Steve Canfield:
Fred Astaire
Ninotchka Yoschenki:
Cyd Charisse
Peggy Dayton:
Janis Paige
Brankov, Commisar:
Peter Lorre
Vassili Markovitch:
George Tobias
Bibinski, Commisar:
Jules Munshin
Ivanov, Commisar:
Joseph Buloff
Peter Ilyitch Boroff:
Wim Sonneveld

Formats

Great British Menu

Series 12

Episode 1: London and South East Starter

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Creative culinary competition. Three chefs from London and south east England meet their surprise veteran judge and cook summery starters. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tom Clarke
Series Producer:
Sally Wingate
Production Company:
Optomen

Great British Menu

Series 12

Episode 2: London and South East Fish

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Creative culinary competition. One chef shocks when he pairs his fish dish with some unusual flavours - white chocolate and strawberry. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tom Clarke
Series Producer:
Sally Wingate
Production Company:
Optomen

Great British Menu

Series 12

Episode 3: London and South East Main

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Creative culinary competition. It's a smoke-filled kitchen as the chefs prepare their summer-themed mains in the hope of impressing the veteran judge. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tom Clarke
Series Producer:
Sally Wingate
Production Company:
Optomen

Gardeners' World

2017

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Monty gets to work in the cutting garden, plants his tomatoes and moves pots of citrus out of the greenhouse. Carol Klein visits one of her gardening heroes, Penelope Hobhouse. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Don
Presenter:
Carol Klein
Presenter:
Alan Power
Production Manager:
Mandy Knight
Series Producer:
Sharon Fisher
Executive Producer:
Paolo Proto

Springwatch

Springwatch in Japan: Cherry Blossom Time

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and James Wong join the lively cherry blossom celebrations taking place across Japan this spring. Show more

Japan's Northern Wilderness

Episode 1: Episode One

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Naturalist Steve Backshall and double Olympic gold medallist Helen Glover go on an adventure travelling a thousand kilometres through Japan's northern highlands. Show more

Hot on the heels of Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, Alastair Sooke travels to America to ask what the new president's impact on America's cultural landscape will be. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alastair Sooke
Interviewed Guest:
Lucian Wintrich
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Baldwin
Executive Producer:
Janet Lee
Director:
John O'Rourke

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 6: Wish You Were Here

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. Here, he journeys from St Andrews across the Firth of Forth and ends up in Edinburgh. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 3

Episode 7: Big Guns

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom featuring the Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea. The platoon is sent a huge naval gun - but how does it work? What's more, where is it pointing?

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
The Verger:
Edward Sinclair
Mr Rees:
Edward Evans
Mr Bennett:
Roy Denton
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Crime thriller about a driven young man who enters the shady world of TV journalism. He soon discovers that he has got the business acumen to obtain the best crime footage in LA. Show more

Contributors

Louis Bloom:
Jake Gyllenhaal
Nina Romina:
Rene Russo
Joe Loder:
Bill Paxton
Frank Kruse:
Kevin Rahm
Detective Frontieri:
Michael Hyatt
Detective Lieberman:
Price Carson
Writer:
Dan Gilroy
Director:
Dan Gilroy

Formats

Versailles

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Period drama. A cool welcome awaits Princess Palatine in the palace salons and her new husband's bed, but Sophie's destiny is worse. Marchal finds a suspect for the poisonings. Show more

Contributors

Louis XIV:
George Blagden
Fabien Marchal:
Tygh Runyan
Madame de Montespan:
Anna Brewster
Bontemps:
Stuart Bowman
Chevalier:
Evan Williams
Queen Marie-Thérèse:
Elisa Lasowski
Princess Palatine:
Jessica Clark
Gaston de Foix:
Harry Hadden-Paton
Madame de Foix:
Greta Scacchi
Thomas Beaumont:
Mark Rendall
Bishop Bossuet:
Geoffrey Bateman
Father Pascal:
James Joint
Colbert:
Steve Cumyn
Louvois:
Joe Sheridan

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