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The Wonder of Animals

Episode 11: Snakes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 days

Chris Packham reveals the variety of ways in which snakes use their bodies not just to slither, but to climb, fly and swim, and explores how they use their senses to hunt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature

Series 1

Episode 3: California

on BBC Two HD

Naomi Wilkinson's search for nightmarish critters. Looking for scary wildlife in California, she finds sea otters, carcass-munching condors and a venomous rattlesnake. Show more

The Pets Factor

Series 1

Episode 8: Kacie, Blade and Coco

on BBC Two HD

Available for 1 month

Documentary series. James has a real emergency on his hands when a colleague's dog is badly injured. Cheryl puts her detective skills to the test. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stacey Dooley
Participant:
Rory Cowlam
Participant:
Cheryl Lucas
Participant:
Cat Henstridge
Participant:
James Greenwood
Series Producer:
Sima Ray
Production Manager:
Clare Thomas

The Dengineers

Series 2

Episode 8: Plane Den

on BBC Two HD

Available for 3 months

Mark and Lauren get the help of experts to design dream dens for children. The team build 11-year-old Philip his own den where he can build model planes. Show more

Absolute Genius: Monster Builds

Episode 3: Battling Nature

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 days

Dick and Dom go head to head with the fiercest forces in nature as they enter the genius world of engineering against floods, wind and earthquakes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dominic Wood
Presenter:
Richard McCourt
Expert:
Fran Scott
Executive Producer:
Annette Williams
Series Producer:
James Knight

Robot Wars

Series 9

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 9 months

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon host the robot fighting show. Competing in this round are Foxic, Expulsion, Heavy Metal, MR Speed Squared, Thor, Tauron, Chimera 2 and Concussion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Series Producer:
Henry Imbert
Production Company:
Mentorn Media
Production Manager:
Emily Ricketts

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 17 Reversions

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Property redevelopment series. Lucy meets a property-developing family in Kent, and Martin meets a father-and-son team in Stoke. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham and Liz Bonnin battle it out to find out whether cats or dogs are the better animal. The final round looks at whether cats and dogs really love us. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Series Producer:
Dale Templar
Director:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Fiona Caldwell
Production Company:
Boundless Productions

Talking Pictures

Orson Welles

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Orson Welles, capturing the milestones and highlights of his life and career. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Epic historical drama recreating Napoleon's final defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington and his allied forces in Belgium. Starring Rod Steiger and Christopher Plummer. Show more

Contributors

Napoleon Bonaparte:
Rod Steiger
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington:
Christopher Plummer
King Louis XVIII:
Orson Welles
General Sir Thomas Picton:
Jack Hawkins
Duchess of Richmond:
Virginia McKenna
Marshal Michel Ney:
Dan O'Herlihy
Lord Gordon:
Rupert Davies
Le Bedoyere:
Philippe Forquet
General Drouot:
Gianni Garko
Marshal Soult:
Ivo Garrani
William De Lancey:
Ian Ogilvy
Sir William Ponsonby:
Michael Wilding
Lord Uxbridge:
Terence Alexander
Muffling:
John Savident
Writer:
HAL Craig

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham hosts as owners and their dogs compete. This episode's challenges are all designed to test the owners' ability to immerse themselves in their dog's world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Dog Trainer and Behaviourist:
Sian Ryan
Consultant:
Emily Blackwell
Participant:
Andrew Paterson
Participant:
Colin Edwards
Participant:
Daisy Cheng
Participant:
Ellie Sheedy
Participant:
Jake Binnington
Participant:
Jennie Routley
Participant:
Joshua Rice
Executive Producer:
Cate Hall
Series Producer:
Jeremy Daldry
Director:
Barny Revill
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media
Production Company:
Ten66 Television

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 3: The Royal Train

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wartime sitcom. The king is coming to Walmington-on-Sea. Captain Mainwaring and the platoons prepare to greet him but things don't quite go according to plan. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Station Master:
William Moore
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Producer:
David Croft

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Thriller based on a true story. In 1940s Eastern Europe, four Jewish brothers flee to the forest to escape persecution and death at the hands of Nazi forces. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Edward Zwick
Tuvia Bielski:
Daniel Craig
Zus Bielski:
Liev Schreiber
Asael Bielski:
Jamie Bell
Aron Bielski:
George MacKay
Lilka Ticktin:
Alexa Davalos
Shimon Haretz:
Allan Corduner
Isaac Malbin:
Mark Feuerstein
Ben Zion Gulkowitz:
Tomas Arana
Konstanty 'Koscik' Kozlowski:
Jacek Koman
Chaya Dziencielsky:
Mia Wasikowska
Tamara Skidelsky:
Jodhi May
Riva Reich:
Kate Fahy
Yitzhak Shulman:
Iddo Goldberg
Arkady Lubczanski:
Sam Spruell
Viktor Panchenko:
Ravil Isyanov
Jewish Elder:
Mark Margolis

Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 3: Picturing Paradise

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Simon Schama explores the depiction of nature. Simon discovers that landscape painting is seldom a straightforward description of observed nature. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Schama
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway
Executive Producer:
Michael Jackson
Series Producer:
Melanie Fall
Assistant Producer:
Scarlet Moore

BBC Two HD

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