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The TV That Made Me

30-minute Reversions

Episode 12: Stephen K Amos

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Celebrities choose the TV moments that have shaped their lives. Stephen K Amos looks back at the classic TV that shaped him into one of Britain's funniest men. Show more

Animal Park

Summer Special 2018

Episode 13

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Two new gorillas arrive in the park. But how will these adolescent boys fair leaving their family groups for the very first time, and will they be accepted into the group? 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 18

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 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The inventors help the parents of a child who suffers life-threatening seizures, an elderly lady who is struggling to remain independent, and a disabled man who dreams of sailing. 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
Executive Producer:
Mick Ebeling
Executive Producer:
Caskey Ebeling
Production Company:
Not Impossible Labs

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

The story of a ship from its construction to its participation at Dunkirk and finally its sinking at the Battle of Crete. As the ship sinks, the crew remember their loved ones. Show more

Contributors

Captain 'D':
Noel Coward
O/S 'Shorty' Blake:
John Mills
Alix Kinross:
Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy:
Joyce Carey
Freda Lewis:
Kay Walsh
Chief Petty Officer Walter Hardy:
Bernard Miles
Director:
Noel Coward
Director:
David Lean
Producer:
Noel Coward

Talking Pictures

Noel Coward

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by award-winning actor Noel Coward, with archive interviews and classic clips. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. Show more

Natural World

2010-2011

Episode 3: Sea Otters - a Million Dollar Baby

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wildlife documentary. Among the yachts of a millionaire's marina on the coast of California, a sea otter mum teaches her pup to survive. Show more

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 5

Episode 7

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Chris Packham uncovers the mysterious sudden death of hundreds of reindeer in Norway, discovers a mythical boiling river in Peru and finds out why blood red rain appeared in Spain. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 16 days

Documentary following the lives of grizzly bears. In this episode the cameras follow Parsnip, a first-time grizzly mum, and her young cub, Pushki. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Jeff Wilson
Series Producer:
Mary Summerill
Executive Producer:
Gavin Henderson
Executive Producer:
Vanessa Berlowitz

Antiques Road Trip

Series 14

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Charles Hanson sets out with his metal detector, while Catherine Southon sticks to antiques shops in her quest to find items to take to a Nottingham auction. Show more

Celebrity Eggheads

Series 8

Episode 9

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Jeremy Vine hosts a special celebrity edition of the quiz. Sports presenters Mike Bushell, Hugh Woozencroft, Holly Hamilton, Sonali Shah and Jessica Creighton face the Eggheads. 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 9

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Jay Blades and the team bring family heirlooms back to life. Lucia Scalisi repairs a much-loved landscape that has been left hanging together by a few threads of canvas. Show more

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

Great British Menu

Series 13

Episode 9: London and South East - Dessert

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Creative culinary competition. It is the last chance for the chefs to secure a place cooking for the judges. Selin puts a twist on tea and toast. Show more

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Courtown's inshore lifeboat crew must keep a girl with suspected spinal injuries immobile and afloat for 40 minutes. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Director:
Luke Proctor
Director:
Louis Grover
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Searching for Mum

Series 1

Episode 2: India

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Following two women who were adopted from Kolkata, returning to find their birth mothers. What they discover will affect them for the rest of their lives. 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)

Beauty Queen and Single

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Quacks

BBC Two Wales

Quacks

Series 1

Episode 6: The Physician's Hernia

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy. William and Caroline's affair gathers speed, and Caroline asks him to run away with her. Robert must work with his rival on a prestigious patient. Show more

Contributors

Peters:
Ed Gaughan
Dr Hendrick:
Rupert Everett
Caroline:
Lydia Leonard
Patrice Dupont:
Ben Willbond
Producer:
Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer:
James Wood
Composer:
Ian Arber
Writer:
James Wood
Executive Producer:
Justin Davies
Production Company:
Lucky Giant

Regional Variations (4)

The Rugby Codebreakers

BBC Two Wales

Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Quacks

BBC Two Scotland

Hospital

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

The day-to-day realities facing the NHS. Surgeons are forced to use unconventional methods to get their operations completed against the odds. 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 7: Robert Rinder

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 2 months

Robert 'Judge' Rinder follows the story of his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, as well as investigating the dark mystery surrounding his great-grandfather. Show more

A dark and delicious foray into novelist Angela Carter's extraordinary life, narrated by Sally Phillips. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Maureen Lipman
Participant:
Kelly Macdonald
Participant:
Laura Fraser
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Director:
Jude Ho
Producer:
Jude Ho
Young Angela:
Hattie Morahan

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