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Council House Crackdown

Series 3

Episode 10

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following housing fraud investigators. Michelle Ackerley hears how a council tenant posed as a landlord and tricked a couple into paying him £1,500 a month. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Lorna-Dawn Creanor
Series Editor:
David Warren
Unit Manager:
Clare Elliott
Production Company:
Shine TV

Garden Rescue

Series 2

Episode 20: Birkenhead

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Garden renovation series. Charlie Dimmock and the Rich brothers attempt to give Joanna a quirky garden space without the decking she hates. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Charlie Dimmock
Presenter:
David Rich
Presenter:
Harry Rich
Executive Producer:
Fintan Maguire
Production Manager:
Paul Krajewski
Series Producer:
Kerry Richardson
Production Company:
Spun Gold TV

Family Cooking Showdown

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Competitive food show. The Massaccesi family from Wiltshire face the Gangotras from Birmingham. Which family's clever use of flavour will see them through to the semi-finals? Show more

For What It's Worth

Series 1

Episode 8

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques quiz show hosted by Fern Britton. Antiques expert Charles Hanson assists Fern as the three teams compete for the prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fern Britton
Executive Producer:
Karen Smith
Series Producer:
Gail Harman
Series Producer:
Sean Miller

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Kieran Long and Piers Taylor come to the aid of homeowners as they take on ambitious building projects. In this programme they help former nurse Dawn with her tiny cottage. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 13

Episode 6: Sir Ian McKellen

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 days

As the 'last of the McKellens', actor and civil rights champion Sir Ian McKellen admits to a degree of melancholy as he delves into his family history. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 7

Episode 11: Birmingham to Worcester

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo journeys around Britain. Michael Portillo blasts off from Birmingham's jewellery quarter to the sound of the Acme whistle. Show more

Human Planet

Episode 6: Grasslands - Roots of Power

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Documentary featuring the remarkable people who live in the world's grasslands, exploring their relationship with the natural world around them. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Series Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Brian Leith

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Anita Rani, Chris Ramsey, Janet Ellis and Jamie Theakston take on a series of challenging quiz games selected by the host, teatime quiz legend Richard Osman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Panellist:
Chris Ramsey
Panellist:
Janet Ellis
Panellist:
Jamie Theakston
Panellist:
Anita Rani
Series Producer:
Stephen Lovelock
Executive Producer:
Tamara Gilder
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Production Company:
Remarkable Television

Regional Variations (2)

This Farming Life

BBC Two Scotland
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales

Antiques Road Trip

Series 14 Reversions

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Christina and Mark continue their adventure in the West Midlands. Mark buys a spooky 'Green Man' stone mask, while Christina finds a colourful dragon and an unusual bijou des res. Show more

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 9

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Students from the University of Leicester fight it out against Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, for a place in the next stage of the competition. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Upstart Crow

Series 2

Episode 2: I Know Thee Not, Old Man

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy. When his terrifying old teacher invites himself to stay, Will is unable to say no even though his presence stirs up some pretty awful memories. Show more

Contributors

Kit Marlowe:
Tim Downie
John Shakespeare:
Harry Enfield
Robert Greene:
Mark Heap
Susanna Shakespeare:
Helen Monks
Bottom:
Rob Rouse
Anne Shakespeare:
Liza Tarbuck
Mary Shakespeare:
Paula Wilcox
Will Shakespeare:
David Mitchell
Judith Shakespeare:
Rosanna Beacock
Hamnet Shakespeare:
Joe Willis
Writer:
Ben Elton
Director:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Chris Sussman

Regional Variations (2)

Horizon

2017

Goodbye Cassini - Hello Saturn

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 6 months

After 13 years traversing the Saturn system, the spacecraft Cassini is plunging to a fiery death. Horizon will be there for with a ringside seat for its final moments. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Cumhacht an Cheoil

BBC Two Northern Ireland

W1A

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy. In the year of charter renewal, head of values Ian Fletcher is tasked with identifying what the BBC does best and finding more ways of doing less of it better. Show more

Contributors

Jack Patterson:
Jonathan Bailey
Ryan Chelford:
Ben Batt
Barney Lumsden:
Alex Beckett
Ian Fletcher:
Hugh Bonneville
Jens Smit:
Kare Conradi
Tracey Pritchard:
Monica Dolan
Karl Marx:
Joel Fry
Jerry Guildencrantz:
Ivan Gonzalez
Siobhan Sharpe:
Jessica Hynes
Matt Taverner:
Daniel Ings
David Wilkes:
Rufus Jones
Izzy Gould:
Ophelia Lovibond
Ben Rosenstern:
Max Olesker
Anna Rampton:
Sarah Parish
Coco Lomax:
Sara Pascoe
Clive Cook:
Derek Riddell
Michael Chung:
Will Sharpe
Will Humphries:
Hugh Skinner
Lucy Freeman:
Nina Sosanya
Simon Harwood:
Jason Watkins
Neil Reid:
David Westhead
Narrator:
David Tennant
Participant:
Gary Lineker
Participant:
Alan Shearer
Director:
John Morton
Executive Producer:
Jon Plowman

Brand

W1A

Regional Variations (3)

Horizon

BBC Two Scotland

It's My Shout: Short Films from Wales

BBC Two Wales

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Professor Stephen Hawking, Professor Danielle George and Christophe Galfard join forces to find out if, and how, humans can reach for the stars and relocate to different planets. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Hawking
Presenter:
Danielle George
Series Producer:
Lucy Haken
Executive Producer:
Greg Sanderson
Executive Producer:
Lucy Van Beek
Director:
Lucy Haken
Production Company:
Brook Lapping Productions

Celebrity MasterChef

Series 12

Episode 7

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

The final five celebrities - Brian Bovell, Jaymi Hensley, Patti Boulaye, Abdullah Afzal and Reverend Kate Bottley - face three culinary challenges. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Torode
Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Participant:
Brian Bovell
Participant:
Jaymi Hensley
Participant:
Patti Boulaye
Participant:
Abdullah Afzal
Participant:
Kate Bottley
Executive Producer:
David Ambler
Series Producer:
Genevieve Welch
Director:
David Crerar
Editor:
Ian Kelsey
Production Manager:
Sarah Howard
Production Company:
Shine TV

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