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Series 4

Episode 9: Quarter-Final 1: Hamilton v Cardwell

on BBC Two HD

Available for 7 months

Susan Calman presents the search to find the UK's smartest school. In this first quarter-final Hamilton College take on Cardwell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Susan Calman
Executive Producer:
Simon Marsh
Executive Producer:
Barry Hart

All Over the Place

Europe: Part 2

Episode 6: Stuffed Dogs, Cave Art and Boat Slides

on BBC Two HD

Ed Petrie and friends visit unusual places in Europe. They meet two of the world's most famous scientists in Poland's Garden of Experiences. Show more

Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom

Series 1

Episode 8: Elsie Widdowson

on BBC Two HD

Available for 17 days

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of food expert Elsie Widdowson, who helped to devise wartime rationing. Under her diet, Britain was the healthiest it had ever been. Show more

Elephant Diaries

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series about orphaned elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. The keepers pull out all the stops to give newly rescued blind baby Ndololo a second chance in life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Executive Producer:
Lucinda Axelsson
Series Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Elephant Diaries

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Series about orphaned elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. A new baby orphan has been rescued in Tsavo, but needs to be flown to Nairobi if it is to survive. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 2: Empire of the Desert Ants

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Natural World visits the Arizona desert, where a new honey ant queen wages an intense battle for survival as she attempts to build and defend her empire. Show more

The Incredible Spice Men

Episode 5: Somerset

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Cookery series with Tony Singh and Cyrus Todiwala. The pair sample some of Somerset's best produce. Recipes include gammon in cider and a chilli cheese toast extravaganza. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tony Singh
Presenter:
Cyrus Todiwala
Series Producer:
Caroline Ross Pirie
Series Producer:
Jessica Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicola Gooch

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Rick Stein embarks on a new gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul. His journey continues in Ravenna, where he discovers piadinas - a street food dating back to Roman times. Show more

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 21

Episode 33

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The team catches up on the progress made on projects in Anthorn in Cumbria, Hounslow in west London and Crewe in Cheshire. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 1 Shorts

Episode 1: Stretched to the Limit

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sir David investigates creatures that have made the ordinary extraordinary. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute

on BBC Two HD

Series looking at the Red Arrows and the RAF's finest aerial display teams. At the UK's largest air show in Gloucestershire, the Red Arrows battle with the weather. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Toby Stephens
Director:
Steve Bonser
Series Producer:
Jenny Cole
Executive Producer:
John A Marley

Blue Peter

Big 60th Birthday

on BBC Two HD

Sixty years on from Blue Peter's very first episode, past presenters return to celebrate with makes, games and lots of classic BP. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lindsey Russell
Production Manager:
Claudia Spofforth
Participant:
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Participant:
Jonas Blue
Participant:
Ed Sheeran

Regional Variations (3)

Help! We're Having a Baby

BBC Two Wales

The Beechgrove Garden

BBC Two Scotland

A House Through Time

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The story of those who lived in one house, from the time it was built until now. David Olusoga follows the story from 1891 to 1945, through two World Wars and the Great Depression. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Manager:
Nicola Wicks
Director of photography:
Andrew Kemp
Production Coordinator:
Erin Bateson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

Regional Variations (3)

Family Footsteps

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs

BBC Two Scotland

Dad's Army

Series 1

Episode 3: Command Decision

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Classic comedy about the Home Guard unit of Walmington-on-Sea. Captain Mainwaring puts the defence of the realm before personal pride. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Colonel Square:
Geoffrey Lumsden
The Soldier:
Gordon Peters
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 4 months

Setting off from a snowy mountain ski resort in Cyprus, Simon Reeve finds an island and a capital city still deeply divided between Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Scotland from the Sky

BBC Two Scotland

Mastermind

BBC Two Wales

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

A look at the world's first secret service. When the pope declares Queen Elizabeth I a heretic, spymaster William Cecil must stop the Catholic assassins getting through. Show more

Black Hollywood: 'They've Gotta Have Us'

Series 1

Episode 2: Black Film is Not a Genre

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Documentary series. A look at how black film-makers regained their voice, following an era when only white directors told prominent black stories. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Barry Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Jesse Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Kasi Lemmons
Interviewed Guest:
Milton 'Lil Rel' Howery
Interviewed Guest:
John Boyega
Interviewed Guest:
David Oyelowo
Interviewed Guest:
Debbie Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Brian White
Interviewed Guest:
George Nelson
Interviewed Guest:
Laurence Fishburne
Interviewed Guest:
Ernest Dickerson
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth E Carter
Interviewed Guest:
Delroy Lindo
Interviewed Guest:
John Singleton
Interviewed Guest:
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Interviewed Guest:
Cuba Gooding Jr
Interviewed Guest:
Destiny Ekaragha
Interviewed Guest:
Boots Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Townsend
Interviewed Guest:
Menelik Shabazz
Interviewed Guest:
Ashley Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Taylor Hackford
Interviewed Guest:
Whoopi Goldberg
Interviewed Guest:
David Harewood
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Wokoma
Interviewed Guest:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Interviewed Guest:
Reggie Rock Bythewood
Interviewed Guest:
Carmen Ejogo
Presenter:
Simon Frederick
Executive Producer:
Mike Connolly
Production Manager:
Storm Stewart
Production Company:
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Snowfall

Series 2

Episode 3: Prometheus Rising

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 8 months

Drama series. Teddy and Matt are in Colombia for their pickup, but things do not go smoothly for them. Show more

Contributors

Franklin Saint:
Damson Idris
Teddy McDonald:
Carter Hudson
Lucia Villanueva:
Emily Rios
Gustavo 'El Oso' Zapata:
Sergio Peris-Mencheta
Leon Simmons:
Isaiah John
Jerome Saint:
Amin Joseph
Louise Saint:
Angela Lewis
Cissy Saint:
Michael Hyatt
Kevin Hamilton:
Malcolm Mays
Avi Drexler:
Alon Aboutboul
Matt McDonald:
Jonathan Tucker
Alton Saint:
Kevin Carroll
Wanda:
Gail Bean
Claudia Crane:
Judith Scott
Executive Producer:
Dave Andron
Executive Producer:
Eric Amadio
Executive Producer:
John Singleton

Later... with Jools Holland

Series 53

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Joining Jools Holland on the show are Sigrid, Paul Weller, Jacob Banks, Villagers, Joe Bonamassa, Octavian and Rosalia. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama following twin sisters Olanna and Kainene as their lives take very different courses after they are swept up in the turbulence of civil war in 1960s Nigeria. Show more

Contributors

Richard:
Joseph Mawle
Captain Dutse:
Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Aniekwena:
OC Ukeje
Redhead Charles:
Robert Davide
Professor Lehman:
Paul Hampshire
Ms Adebayo:
Genevieve Nnaji
Director:
Biyi Bandele

Trust

Series 1

Episode 6: Trust: John, Chapter 11

Duration: 56 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Drama series. When a gruesome discovery is made, the Getty family fears the worst.

Contributors

J Paul Getty Senior:
Donald Sutherland
Gail Getty:
Hilary Swank
J Paul Getty III:
Harris Dickinson
John Paul Getty Junior:
Michael Esper
Penelope Kitson:
Anna Chancellor
Belinda:
Amanda Drew
James Fletcher Chace:
Brendan Fraser

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