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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Mary Berry visits Goodwood House. She makes a race day breakfast, a coq au vin and a four-tier cake for a sumptuous tea set in one of the oldest cricket clubs in the world. Show more

An Island Parish

Series 11 - Shetland

Episode 6: Reap the Harvest of Your Land

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following community life on Unst. Mother Mary turns her hand to DIY as she puts the finishing touches to her sanctuary and chapel on her croft. Show more

Family Cooking Showdown

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Competitive food show. The Kings from south west London cook their favourite dishes, hoping to win against the Codougan family from Northamptonshire and their Caribbean-style food. Show more

Nadiya's British Food Adventure

Series 1

Episode 3: East of England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nadiya's journey starts in Cromer, where she boards a sea-fishing boat for the first time in her life to catch Cromer crabs, but she struggles to keep her sea legs. Show more

Nadiya's British Food Adventure

Series 1

Episode 4: London

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nadiya heads to an indoor, urban farm in a London industrial estate. She helps co-creator Kate Hofman feed their fish and harvest watercress, and then cooks a fish curry. Show more

The Sweet Makers

Series 1

Episode 2: A Georgian Treat

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Confectioners use original recipes to recreate a Georgian dessert course and discover how the quest to satisfy the nation's sweet tooth transformed Britain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andy Baxendale
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Short
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Stroud
Interviewed Guest:
Pedro Welch
Interviewed Guest:
Paul A Young
Presenter:
Emma Dabiri
Presenter:
Annie Gray
Costume designer:
Heidi Miller
Makeup Artist:
Isabel While
Director of photography:
Patrick Acum
Production Secretary:
Emma Marks
Production Coordinator:
Gemma Templar
Production Manager:
Emily Assael
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Director:
Lucy Swingler
Series Producer:
Helen Nixon
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media
Producer:
Noa Snowdon
Producer:
Hermione Drew

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama about a young ballerina torn between two creative but possessive men - one a struggling composer, the other an autocratic impresario. Show more

Contributors

Boris Lermontov:
Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page:
Moira Shearer
Julian Craster:
Marius Goring
Ivan Boleslawsky:
Robert Helpmann
Sergei Ratov:
Albert Basserman
Irina Boronskaja:
Ludmilla Tcherina
Composer:
Brian Easdale
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

Series 1

Episode 1: Mountain

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin explore extraordinary homes built in mountain locations around the world, meeting the owners and architects. Show more

Inside the Factory

Series 3

Episode 1: Tea Bags

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Documentary series. Gregg Wallace receives some tea leaves from Kenya and follows them through the factory that produces one quarter of all the tea drunk in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Executive Producer:
Alice Harper
Executive Producer:
Sanjay Singhal
Series Producer:
Amanda Lyon
Director:
Michael Rees
Producer:
Emma Pound
Producer:
Sam Bailey
Director:
Sam Bailey
Producer:
Will Aspinall
Director:
Will Aspinall
Production Manager:
Sally Finigan
Production Company:
Voltage TV Productions Ltd

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Espionage thriller based on the true story of an intelligence officer who plans an elaborate hoax to fool the Nazis into thinking the Allies are about to invade Greece, not Sicily. Show more

Contributors

Lieutenant Commander Ewen Montagu:
Clifton Webb
Lucy Sherwood:
Gloria Grahame
Lieutenant George Acres:
Robert Flemyng
Patrick O'Reilly:
Stephen Boyd
Sir Bernard Spilsbury:
Andre Morell
Admiral Cross:
Laurence Naismith
General Nye:
Geoffrey Keen
General Coburn:
Michael Hordern
The Father:
Moultrie Kelsall
Taxi Driver:
Cyril Cusack
Landlady:
Joan Hickson
Club Porter:
Miles Malleson
Shop Assistant:
Richard Wattis
Director:
Ronald Neame
Producer:
Andre Hakim

Regional Variations (2)

Thailand: Earth's Tropical Paradise

Episode 1: The Secrets of the South

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 14 days

Documentary series. A look at southern Thailand, known for its natural beauty. For the animals that live here, this is a natural wonderland. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

The Love of Three Oranges

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 days

A special Christmas episode from 1976. Three oranges are to be auctioned, and Captain Mainwaring is determined to get one for his wife. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Town Clerk:
Eric Longworth
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Yeatman:
Oliver Mercer
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Director:
David Croft
Producer:
David Croft

University Challenge

Christmas 2017

Episode 3: University of York v University of Southampton

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A festive quiz featuring university alumni. The York team features Tom Service, and the Southampton team includes John Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Six Robots & Us

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Following families as they welcome robots into their homes to assist with their needs. Mum Amanda meets a robot programmed to help her son Isaac, who has a rare form of dwarfism. Show more

Documentary looking back at Alan Partridge's journey from broadcaster caricature to the award-winning study of complexity and pathos that he has become. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Steve Coogan
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Baynham
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Cornwell
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Front
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Greenall
Interviewed Guest:
Armando Iannucci
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Key
Interviewed Guest:
Doon Mackichan
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Marber
Interviewed Guest:
Felicity Montagu
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
David Schneider
Executive Producer:
Christine Langan
Executive Producer:
Steve Coogan
Director:
Joe Fraser
Production Company:
Baby Cow Productions Ltd

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: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 month

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

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