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An Island Parish

Series 8 - Sark Winter

Episode 4: The Wheel Has Come Full Circle

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series following the community on the island of Sark. With Easter approaching, the beginning of Sark's tourist season, it is a busy time for many. Show more

Animal Park

Summer Special 2018

Episode 8

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The gorilla team are forced to call in the vets for Alfie when it seems an abscess could signify something more sinister. But how do you sedate a 150kg gorilla? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Jean Johansson
Executive Producer:
Joff Wilson
Series Producer:
Jessica Parrish
Production Company:
Remarkable Television

Impossible

Series 4

Episode 13

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Game show in which players score points by answering questions correctly while avoiding the impossible answers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rick Edwards
Executive Producer:
Lynn Sutcliffe
Executive Producer:
Hugh Rycroft
Production Manager:
Emma Stone
Production Manager:
Jane Jenkins
Production Company:
Mighty Productions Ltd

The Big Life Fix

Inventing the Impossible

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The inventors help a disabled man who dreams of snowboarding, a hairdresser who was born with one hand, and a young man who could die if his skin is exposed to sunlight. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Ealing Studios comedy drama starring Paul Douglas and Alex Mackenzie about the culture clash between a hard-nosed American financier and a crafty Scottish sea captain. Show more

Contributors

Calvin B Marshall:
Paul Douglas
Captain MacTaggart:
Alex Mackenzie
The Engineer:
Abe Barker
Campbell:
Geoffrey Keen

Genres

Formats

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Architect Chris Loyn gets to grips with an upside-down house near Cardiff, while Laurence Bowen and Paul Robinson work with a family in Winchester. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jonny Wharton
Director:
Jonny Wharton
Producer:
Chris Harries
Director:
Chris Harries
Executive Producer:
Sarah Walmsley
Executive Producer:
Andrew Walmsley

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Living history series with Fi Glover. Six celebrities work in four Victorian workplaces. The six celebrities spend their final 24 hours in the workhouse. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fi Glover
Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Participant:
Alistair McGowan
Participant:
Ann Widdecombe
Participant:
Colin Jackson
Participant:
Miquita Oliver
Participant:
Tyger Drew-Honey
Participant:
Zoe Lucker
Series Producer:
Mark Ball
Executive Producer:
Rachel Morgan
Executive Producer:
Emily Dalton
Production Company:
Darlow Smithson Productions

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Available for 13 days

Chris Packham delves into the world of weird. Chris examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia and finds out what poisoned a scientist on a jungle expedition. Show more

Oceans

Episode 4: Atlantic Ocean

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

The team makes a dangerous dive into a 'black hole' in the Atlantic Ocean to discover how different earth's earliest oceans were 3.5 billion years ago. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Rose
Presenter:
Lucy Blue
Presenter:
Tooni Mahto
Director:
Penny Allen
Producer:
Matthew Gyves
Series Producer:
Helen Thomas
Executive Producer:
Anne Laking

Series

Oceans

Antiques Road Trip

Series 16

Episode 19

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Antiques challenge. Catherine Southon and Raj Bisram are headed to the land of bakewell tarts and strong blue cheese in beautiful Derbyshire. Show more

Contributors

Expert:
Raj Bisram
Executive Producer:
Liam Hamilton
Series Producer:
John Redshaw
Production Company:
STV Productions

Celebrity Eggheads

Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Jeremy Vine hosts a special celebrity edition of the quiz. Can a team of authors, poets and illustrators triumph over the general knowledge goliaths? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Executive Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

The Repair Shop

Series 3

Episode 15

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In the Repair Shop today, Jay Blades and the team bring back to life a battered but beloved chair, a military riding crop and an ornate and intricate piece of Hungarian pottery Show more

Contributors

Expert:
Jay Blades
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Series Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited
Executive Producer:
Sam Wilson

Regional Variations (2)

Great British Menu

Series 13

Episode 4: North East - Dessert

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Creative culinary competition. One chef hopes to transform a childhood comfort classic into a show-stopping dessert. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tom Clarke
Series Producer:
Claudine Parrish
Director:
Phil Ashton
Series Editor:
Genevieve Welch
Production Company:
Optomen

The Big Life Fix

Inventing the Impossible

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A boy with Tourette’s needs help to control his tics, a paralysed man is determined to be independent, and the parents of a disabled child ask for help to make his legs stronger. Show more

Contributors

Expert:
Ross Atkin
Expert:
Ruby Steel
Expert:
Ryan White
Executive Producer:
Ros Ponder
Executive Producer:
Tom Watt-Smith
Production Manager:
Eleanor Roffe
Production Company:
Studio Lambert
Director:
John Deol
Executive Producer:
Mick Ebeling
Executive Producer:
Caskey Ebeling
Production Company:
Not Impossible Labs

Searching for Mum

Series 1

Episode 1: Sri Lanka

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Following two women, who were both adopted as babies, as they return to Sri Lanka to try and find their birth families. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tom Barry
Executive Producer:
Liesel Evans
Director:
Will Lorimer
Composer:
Nainita Desai
Narrator:
Adrian Lester
Line Producer:
Caroline Daly
Production Company:
Raw TV
Production Coordinator:
Georgia Summers

Regional Variations (3)

Young, Welsh and...

BBC Two Wales

Beauty Queen and Single

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Quacks

Series 1

Episode 5: The Bishop's Appendix

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy. John falls in love with Nicola Bell from the apothecary, but she is promised to another man. Can John see off his rival? Show more

Contributors

Mrs Roberts:
Rebecca Gethings
Caroline:
Lydia Leonard
Bishop Of Lambeth:
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Dr Wyatt:
David Bamber
Fitz The Guard:
Andy Linden
Nicola Bell:
Miranda Hennessy
Mrs Agar:
Marcia Warren
Working Girl 1:
Sarah Hoare
Working Girl 2:
Bunmi Mojekwu
Producer:
Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer:
James Wood
Composer:
Ian Arber
Writer:
James Wood
Executive Producer:
Justin Davies
Production Company:
Lucky Giant
Stunt coordinator:
Gary Arthurs

Regional Variations (2)

Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Hospital

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The day-to-day realities facing the NHS. This episode looks at pioneering treatments for some of the oldest and youngest patients in the hospital. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Lorraine Charker Phillips
Executive Producer:
Simon Dickson
Executive Producer:
Helen Littleboy
Series Producer:
Tom Currie
Series Producer:
Gilly Greenslade
Series Editor:
Graeme McAulay
Production Company:
Label 1

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 15

Episode 6: Marvin Humes

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

DJ, presenter and former member of boy band JLS, Marvin Humes looks at his Jamaican and his English heritage, finding exceptional stories on both sides of the family. Show more

Documentary in which Alison Millar sets out to unearth the secrets behind the mystery of Shergar's disappearance in 1983, at the height of the Troubles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alison Millar
Producer:
Alison Millar
Director:
Alison Millar
Executive Producer:
Angus Macqueen
Executive Producer:
Clare Sillery
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding
Production Company:
Erica Starling Productions

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