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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 month

The search for the country's 2017 culinary superstar continues. Six chefs face a skills test, set by Monica. They have 20 minutes to prepare a dish using cod cheeks. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Pertwee
Executive Producer:
David Ambler
Executive Producer:
Franc Roddam
Editor:
Theo Goble
Series Producer:
Rachel Palin
Production Company:
Shine TV
Production Manager:
Claire Fletcher

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Caroline Quentin narrates the tale of a group of baby animals, including emperor penguins and polar bears, born in some of the coldest and harshest places on Earth. Show more

Natural World

2017-2018

Episode 4: Nature's Miniature Miracles

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

This film tells the epic survival stories of the world's smallest animals. It really is a big bad world out there. So what happens if you are the little guy? Show more

Victorian Bakers

Episode 4: Christmas

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

How the Victorians invented Christmas as it's known today, through the eyes of four bakers, who make favourite festive products from a revolutionary era in British history. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Sweasey
Director:
Peter Sweasey
Executive Producer:
Cate Hall
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Annie Gray
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Back in Time for Christmas

Episode 1: The 1940s, 50s and 60s

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

One family time-travels through six decades of festive nostalgia. A wartime Christmas has the Robshaws embracing the 'make do and mend' spirit of the era. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Participant:
Polly Russell
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Abigail Priddle

Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve

Episode 3: The Yangtze

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Simon Reeve explores the influence three rivers have on the countries they flow through. He travels along the Yangtze, discovering a revival of religious faith in China. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Series Producer:
Dominic Ozanne
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 month

Gregg Wallace, Marcus Wareing and Monica Galetti edge closer to finding the 2017 champion. Just one almighty cook-off remains for them to assess the talent of the finalists. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Pertwee
Executive Producer:
David Ambler
Executive Producer:
Franc Roddam
Series Producer:
Rachel Palin
Production Manager:
Claire Fletcher
Unit Manager:
Clare Elliot
Editor:
Theo Goble
Production Company:
Shine TV

Two of the country's best-loved comedians, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders, take a trip to France to find out how to put the bubbles into bubbly. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joanna Lumley
Executive Producer:
Rachel Arnold
Executive Producer:
Jon Green
Producer:
Will Yapp

Duration: 35 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Award-winning sitcom set in the world of fashion and PR. Edina plans her first Christmas with the family. This break in tradition gives Patsy a serious trauma. Show more

Insert Name Here

Series 3

Episode 5: Christmas

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy panel show about people with the same name. In this special festive edition, Jack Dee and Suzannah Lipscomb join Josh and Martin Kemp and Liz Bonnin join Richard. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Panellist:
Liz Bonnin
Panellist:
Jack Dee
Panellist:
Martin Kemp
Executive Producer:
Paul McGettigan
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Dan Gaster
Executive Producer:
Will Ing
Producer:
Breid McLoone
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

Genres

QI

Series M

Episode 8: Merriment

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Quiz show in which the aim is to be interesting. Stephen Fry conjures up some seasonal merriment with Jenny Eclair, Johnny Vegas, Bill Bailey and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Panellist:
Bill Bailey
Panellist:
Jenny Eclair
Panellist:
Johnny Vegas
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback Thames

Brand

QI

Dara & Ed's Road to Mandalay

Series 1

Episode 3: Myanmar

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dara and Ed arrive in Yangon, Myanmar at a time of great political change. After 50 years of brutal military rule, Myanmar recently heralded a new era of democracy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Ed Byrne
Executive Producer:
Fiona Caldwell
Series Producer:
Pamela Gordon
Production Company:
Freemantle Media UK

The Apprentice

Series 13

Episode 14: The Final

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

For the final head to head, the finalists have to bring their business plans to life by creating ad campaigns and pitching to industry experts. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Lord Sugar
Participant:
Karren Brady
Participant:
Claude Littner
Executive Producer:
Cal Turner
Series Editor:
Paul Broadbent
Executive Producer:
David Vallance
Production Company:
FremantleMedia

The Apprentice: You're Fired

Series 13

Episode 12: You're Hired

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Rhod Gilbert meets the winner, runner-up and Lord Sugar himself to discuss the tears, triumphs and most memorable moments of the past 12 weeks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rhod Gilbert
Participant:
Lord Sugar
Panellist:
Russell Kane
Panellist:
Karren Brady
Panellist:
Claude Littner
Executive Producer:
Hannah Wyatt
Executive Producer:
Cal Turner
Series Producer:
Amanda Sangorski
Production Company:
FremantleMedia

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Four modern confectioners immerse themselves in the world of their predecessors, discovering how sweet makers of old helped shape the way Christmas is celebrated. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Dabiri
Presenter:
Annie Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Short
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Stroud
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Young
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Baxendale
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Lucy Swingler
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

BBC Two HD

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