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An Island Parish

Series 11 - Shetland

Episode 2: Your People Shall Be My People

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following community life on Unst. Islanders Frank and Jem Roberts prepare their Shetland ponies for the prestigious pony assessment. Show more

Family Cooking Showdown

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Competitive food show. The Karim family from west London go up against the Dawes family from Hampshire. Will the Karims, with their Indian recipes, curry favour with the judges? Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Comedy. When an oil well is discovered below the Muppet theatre, the gang must reform and combine forces in order to save the building from demolition. Show more

Contributors

Tex Richman:
Chris Cooper
CDE Executive:
Rashida Jones
Tour Guide:
Alan Arkin
Grandfather:
Bill Cobbs
Director:
James Bobin
Writer:
Jim Henson

Natural World

2017-2018

Episode 3: Nature's Wildest Weapons: Horns, Tusks and Antlers

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 12 months

Professor Doug Emlen discovers the secrets of nature's arms races, what triggers them and what they can teach us about the most formidable weapons on earth - our own. Show more

Mary Berry shows how to prepare for the festive season with dishes including horseradish mustard beef and chocolate mousse cake. She also visits a traditional stilton factory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Berry
Editor:
Karen Ross
Series Producer:
Ed St Giles
Production Manager:
Daniel Bankover
Production Company:
Shine TV

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Nigella decamps to the countryside for her cosiest Christmas yet. Recipes include roast duck, garlic and parmesan mashed potato gratin and brandy salted caramel ice cream. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigella Lawson
Series Producer:
Hannah Griffiths
Executive Producer:
Robi Dutta

Talking Pictures

Bette and Joan

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 13 days

Sylvia Syms looks through the BBC archives to tell the story of one of Hollywood's greatest ever feuds - the rivalry between legendary actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 9 days

Family comedy from the performers of Horrible Histories. Young Bill Shakespeare leaves Stratford to follow his latest dream, to be a playwright in London. Show more

Contributors

Bill Shakespeare/Lord Burghley/English Messenger:
Mathew Baynton
Earl of Crawley/Croydon/Juan Domingo/Sausage/Dmitri Alexandr:
Simon Farnaby
Anne Hathaway/Molly/Spanish Courtier/Body Collector:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Christopher Marlowe/Gabriel Montoya/Cynical Jester:
Jim Howick
Sir Francis Walsingham/Lope Lopez/Ian:
Laurence Rickard
King Philip II of Spain/Earl of Southampton/Grubby Thief:
Ben Willbond
Queen Elizabeth I:
Helen McCrory
Sir Richard Hawkins:
Damian Lewis
Francis Drake:
Justin Edwards
Sir Walter Raleigh:
Rufus Jones
Ramon/Sergeant:
David Crow

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 6: Turkey Dinner

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon decides to give a turkey dinner to the old-age pensioners of Walmington-on-Sea.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring :
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones :
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike :
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges :
Bill Pertwee
Private Cheeseman :
Talfryn Thomas
Mr Bluett :
Harold Bennett
Mrs Pike :
Janet Davies
Mrs Yeatman :
Olive Mercer
Producer:
David Croft

Feud: Bette and Joan

Series 1

Episode 3: Mommie Dearest

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama series. A truce seems on the cards when both actresses reveal hardships in their lives, but hostilities soon break out again. Show more

Contributors

Joan Crawford:
Jessica Lange
Bette Davis:
Susan Sarandon
Hedda Hopper:
Judy Davis
Robert Aldrich:
Alfred Molina
Jack Warner:
Stanley Tucci
Pauline Jameson:
Alison Wright
Writer:
Tim Minear

Feud: Bette and Joan

Series 1

Episode 4: More or Less

Duration: 47 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama series. Having wrapped Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, Bette and Joan are disappointed when their agents are not receiving the offers they had anticipated. Show more

Contributors

Bette Davis:
Susan Sarandon
Joan Crawford:
Jessica Lange
Hedda Hopper:
Judy Davis
Robert Aldrich:
Alfred Molina
Jack Warner:
Stanley Tucci
Pauline Jameson:
Alison Wright
Frank Sinatra:
Toby Huss
Writer:
Tim Minear
Writer:
Gina Welch
Writer:
Tim Minear
Director:
Liza Johnson

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 14 days

Terrifying gothic chiller about two sisters, ageing former movie stars, who live together in a decaying Hollywood mansion. Show more

Contributors

Baby Jane Hudson:
Bette Davis
Blanche Hudson:
Joan Crawford
Edwin Flagg:
Victor Buono
Delia Flagg:
Marjorie Bennett
Marty Mc Donald:
Wesley Addy
Baby Jane Hudson, in 1917:
Julie Allred
Cora Hudson:
Ann Barton
Ben Golden:
Bert Freed
Mrs Bates:
Anna Lee
Elvira Stitt:
Maidie Norman
Ray Hudson:
Dave Willock
Bank Teller:
Maxine Cooper

Film following British Vogue over a year, seeing how the magazine is put together. Editor-in-chief Alexandra Shulman tries to appeal to the Instagram generation. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Lightbox
Director:
Richard Macer
Executive Producer:
Katie Buchanan
Participant:
Alexandra Shulman
Participant:
Lucinda Chambers
Participant:
Fiona Golfar
Participant:
Jaime Perlman
Participant:
Rosie Vogel-Eades

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Mary Berry opens her kitchen to some of TV's best-loved faces as they join her in cooking delicious dishes especially for her Christmas party. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Berry
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Darcey Bussell
Interviewed Guest:
Fearne Cotton
Interviewed Guest:
Adil Ray
Participant:
Myleene Klass
Director:
Dave Crerar
Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Production Manager:
Bethany Medcalf
Editor:
Tom Savage
Production Coordinator:
Mary Mullarkey
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

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