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Home Is Where the Art Is

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 3 months

In Birmingham, a buyer who was born on the weekend of the moon landings wants to mark her 50th year with something out of this world. Show more

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Jay Blades uses three repairs – a butter churn, spinning wheel and a set of ploughing trophies – and some fascinating archive to trace the changing face of rural life in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jay Blades
Series Producer:
Paula Fasht
Executive Producer:
David Sayer
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

Blue Planet Revisited

Series 1

A Shark's Tale

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

Steve Backshall discovers why the Bahamas provide ideal sanctuary for sharks. What we can learn from these rich tropical waters that will help oceans all across the planet? Show more

Into the Wild with Gordon Buchanan

Episode 4: Dermot O'Leary

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Gordon Buchanan takes household names on a wildlife adventure. Gordon and Dermot begin their trip on Skye on the lookout for seals and golden eagles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gordon Buchanan
Participant:
Dermot O'Leary
Colourist:
Eric Smith
Dubbing Editor:
Karen Imbusch
Camera Assistant:
Kirsty Elliott
Camera Assistant:
Kostas Giamarelos
Camera Operator:
Jim Manthorpe
Production Coordinator:
Jena Hunter
Assistant Producer:
Allanah Langstaff
Production Manager:
Kate Hook
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Director:
Ben Reid
Producer:
Ben Reid
Participant:
Gavin Martin
Production Company:
Hello Halo

Regional Variations (2)

The Hairy Bikers' Cookbook

The Hairy Bakers Shorts

Episode 1: Bread

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dave Myers and Simon King look at baking bread. They make a classic brown loaf to go with a ploughman's lunch, and brown ale and cheese bread, served with onion soup. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 19 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Historical epic. A young French peasant woman leads an army against the English. Show more

Contributors

Father Jean Massieu:
Shepperd Strudwick
Georges la Tremouille:
Gene Lockhart
Isabelle d'Arc:
Selena Royle
Count John of Luxembourg:
J Carrol Naish
La Hire:
Ward Bond
Jean Dunois:
Leif Erickson
Jean Le Maistre:
Cecil Kellaway
Pierre Cauchon:
Francis L Sullivan
Charles VII:
Jose Ferrer
Jeanne d'Arc:
Ingrid Bergman
Producer:
Walter Wanger

Great Australian Railway Journeys

Series 1 Reversions

Port Augusta to Darwin – Part 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo ventures down under to ride one of the world’s greatest rail journeys aboard the legendary Ghan Railway. Along the way, Michael uncovers the history of the ambitious project. Show more

Back in Time for Tea

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

The Ellis family travel back in time to reveal how life has changed for northern working-class families over the past 100 years. Their experience begins in 1918. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sara Cox
Presenter:
Polly Russell
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Christina Nutter
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Our Friend Victoria

Series 1

Episode 1: Age

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Celebrating the comedy of Victoria Wood. This edition tackles age and features classic clips, including Chrissie the long-distance swimmer, dinnerladies and Acorn Antiques. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julie Walters
Participant:
Celia Imrie
Participant:
Duncan Preston
Participant:
Anne Reid
Participant:
Maxine Peake
Participant:
Thelma Barlow
Participant:
Shobna Gulati
Participant:
Michael Ball
Participant:
Richard E. Grant
Participant:
Aisling Bea
Participant:
Ted Robbins
Participant:
Kate Robbins
Participant:
Harriet Thorpe
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ansbro
Executive Producer:
Lindsay Jex
Director:
Richard Dean
Production Company:
Phil McIntyre TV

University Challenge

2020/21

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

In the opening match of the quiz series for students, the University of Glasgow takes on Exeter University for a place in the second round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for years

Documentary series. As war began, many Iraqis were hopeful. Ahmed Al Bashir, now a famous comedian, remembers practising his English with US troops before the realities of occupation became clear. Show more

Contributors

Director:
James Bluemel
Series Producer:
Jo Abel
Composer:
Simon Russell
Executive Producer:
Will Anderson
Executive Producer:
Andrew Palmer
Narrator:
Andy Serkis
Production Company:
KEO Films

Regional Variations (2)

Tír na nÓg

BBC Two Northern Ireland HD
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Comedians: Home Alone

Series 1

Episode 7

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sketch show. Mat Horne shows how life in isolation is familiar territory for actors, Tim Key provides food for thought from his kitchen, and Rachel Parris and Marcus Brigstocke have a lip-sync battle. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Tim Key
Performer:
Mathew Horne
Performer:
Rachel Parris
Performer:
Bob Mortimer
Series Producer:
Lisa Clark
Executive Producer:
Simon Pizey
Production Manager:
Becky Mount
Associate Producer:
Sam Martin
Production Company:
Done and Dusted

Mock the Week

Series 17

Episode 6

Duration: 32 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on events around the world along with guests Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Nish Kumar and Suzi Ruffell.

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Panellist:
Hugh Dennis
Panellist:
Angela Barnes
Panellist:
Rhys James
Panellist:
Ed Byrne
Panellist:
Nish Kumar
Panellist:
Suzi Ruffell
Producer:
Ewan Phillips
Production Company:
Angst Productions

Countryfile

Grand Union Canal

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

Matt Baker explores the stretch of the Grand Union Canal that runs near his home in the Chilterns, and John Craven launches this year’s Countryfile photo competition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
John Craven
Presenter:
Tom Heap
Series Editor:
Jane Lomas
Executive Producer:
Bill Lyons

Saving Our Nurses

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Mentor Beverley helps Philippine nurse Francis get used to life 7,000 miles from home, while Katie needs support to get signed off on two of her key nursing competencies. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve McConville
Executive Producer:
Alex Menzies
Executive Producer:
Dympna Jackson
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Production Company:
Betty TV

Celebrity MasterChef

Series 15

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 7 months

The first heats feature singer Myles Stephenson, Apprentice star Thomas Skinner, comedian Judi Love, footballer John Barnes and Death In Paradise actor Shyko Amos. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Torode
Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Narrator:
India Fisher
Series Editor:
Katie Attwood
Series Producer:
Genevieve Welch
Director:
David Crerar
Production Company:
Shine TV

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