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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. Marcus gives the chefs 20 minutes to make a fruit-based dessert featuring Italian meringue. Show more

Contributors

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

Family Cooking Showdown

Series 1

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In the final heat, the Boyes family from Liverpool, for whom presentation matters, take on the Rignalls from Buckinghamshire, who draw on their Indian heritage. Show more

Nadiya's British Food Adventure

Series 1

Episode 7: West Country

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 11 months

In the West Country, Nadiya meets a jam maker and visits a garlic farm. She cooks doughnuts, pasties, summer salad and a cream tea. Show more

Nadiya's British Food Adventure

Series 1

Episode 8: Wales

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 10 months

Nadiya is in Wales being taught to be a shepherdess by sheep farmer Richard Roderick. In return, she cooks him lamb bhuna served with garlic naan. Show more

Natural World

2017-2018

Episode 1: Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 3 days

David Attenborough tells the story of the island's exotic but vulnerable wildlife. A team of conservation champions are making it their mission to save the most precious species. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Peter Fison
Director of photography:
George Woodcock
Production Manager:
Marie Coyne
Re-recording mixer:
Wounded Buffalo Sound Studio
Aerial Photographer:
Airlenspr
Graphic Designer:
Blair Harrower
Executive Producer:
David Dugan
Production Coordinator:
Cassy Walkling
Production Coordinator:
Joanna Manley
Production Manager:
Helena Berglund
Production Manager:
Pauline Gates
Series Editor:
Roger Webb
Production Company:
Windfall Films

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Three American woman working in Rome share a spacious apartment and the desire to find love and marriage, each experiencing a few bumps in their journeys to romance. Show more

Contributors

John Frederic Shadwell:
Clifton Webb
Miss Frances:
Dorothy McGuire
Anita Hutchins:
Jean Peters
Prince Dino di Cessi:
Louis Jourdan
Maria Williams:
Maggie McNamara
Giorgio Bianchi:
Rossano Brazzi
Mrs Burgoyne:
Kathryn Givney
Principessa:
Cathleen Nesbitt
Producer:
Sol C Siegel

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 2 Reversions

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 10 days

Chris Packham examines some of the world's weirdest natural events. Chris visits the town brought to a standstill by a swarm of flying insects. Show more

Inside the Factory

Series 3

Episode 3: Biscuits

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 9 days

Documentary series. Gregg Wallace follows the production of chocolate digestives and discovers that we are all eating them the wrong way up. 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
Production Manager:
Sally Finigan
Production Company:
Voltage TV Productions Ltd

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Humanistic biopic of Hitler's greatest commander, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, famous for bringing the British in north Africa to a standstill for two years during World War II. Show more

Contributors

Frau Rommel:
Jessica Tandy
Dr Karl Strolin:
Cedric Hardwicke
General Burgdorf:
Everett Sloane
Field Marshall Von Rundstedt:
Leo G Carroll
General Fritz Bayerlein:
George Macready
Aldinger:
Richard Boone

University Challenge

Christmas 2017

Episode 5: St John's College, Cambridge v St Edmund Hall, Oxford

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Quiz featuring university alumni. The St John's team includes Laura Bates and the St Edmund Hall team features Emma Kennedy. Show more

Contributors

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

Morecambe & Wise In Pieces

Episode 1: Leading Ladies

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Penelope Keith takes an in-depth look at Eric and Ernie, presenting a celebration of their stalwart band of funny women from Glenda Jackson to Angela Rippon. Show more

An in-depth look at the early days of the legendary double act - both on and off screen - using previously unseen footage from Morecambe & Wise's own home movie collection. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joan Morecambe
Interviewed Guest:
Gail Morecambe
Interviewed Guest:
Gary Morecambe
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Morecambe
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Castle
Interviewed Guest:
Laurie Holloway
Interviewed Guest:
Ken Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Ceri Stennett
Interviewed Guest:
William Cook
Producer:
Ali Lynch
Executive Producer:
Mark Robinson
Executive Producer:
Kate Daughton
Production Company:
Shiver

QI XL

Series O

Episode 9: O Christmas

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sandi Toksvig hosts the QI Christmas special, with Jason Manford, Romesh Ranganathan, Holly Walsh and Alan Davies. Learn how to wrap an awkwardly shaped present. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Jason Manford
Panellist:
Holly Walsh
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Production Company:
FremantleMedia

Duration: 2 hours, 19 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel of the sumptuous life of enigmatic American millionaire Jay Gatsby, viewed through the eyes of neighbour Nick Carraway. Show more

Contributors

Nick Carraway:
Tobey Maguire
Daisy Buchanan:
Carey Mulligan
Pammy Buchanan:
Emily Foreman
Tom Buchanan:
Joel Edgerton
Jordan Baker:
Elizabeth Debicki
Myrtle Wilson:
Isla Fisher
George Wilson:
Jason Clarke
Meyer Wolfsheim:
Amitabh Bachchan
Director:
Baz Luhrmann

Genres

Formats

Doctor Who

Twice Upon a Time

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

In the final chapter of the Twelfth Doctor's adventure, he must face his past to decide his future, discovering hope in his darkest moment. Show more

Contributors

The Doctor:
Peter Capaldi
The Doctor:
David Bradley
The Captain:
Mark Gatiss
The Glass Woman:
Nikki Amuka-Bird
German Soldier:
Toby Whithouse
The Doctor:
Jodie Whittaker
Producer:
Peter Bennett
Executive Producer:
Steven Moffat
Executive Producer:
Brian Minchin

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

Live-action adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Subjected to cruelty and misery by her evil stepmother, Ella dreams of escaping her life and marrying a prince. Show more

Contributors

Stepmother:
Cate Blanchett
Prince 'Kit':
Richard Madden
Fairy Godmother:
Helena Bonham Carter
Captain:
Nonso Anozie
Ellas's Father:
Ben Chaplin
Ella's Mother:
Hayley Atwell
Royal Crier:
Alex Macqueen
Master Phineus:
Rob Brydon
Princess Chelina of Zaragosa:
Jana Perez

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