Mary teaches three novices to make festive feasts with help from Jay Blades, Tom Allen and Angela Scanlon. Show more
A Stone Age tribe is threatened by bronze-mining invaders, led by greedy Lord Nooth. To win back their home, they challenge these more sophisticated folk to a game of football. Show more
Liz Bonnin joins a team of scientists studying endangered Siberian tigers in Russia's Far East. When three orphaned cubs are discovered, the team launch a desperate rescue mission. Show more
Liz Bonnin and the team return to the Russian Far East to track endangered Siberian tigers. They realise breeding females are in particularly short supply. Show more
Adaptation of Cole Porter's hit about a theatre company attempting a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Songs include So in Love. With Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson. Show more
The story of the Hollywood musical, featuring interviews with stars from the genre's golden age, as well as some of the directors and songwriters who helped create them. Show more
Wild West musical. Calamity Jane is the roughest, toughest gal in the town of Deadwood, and only Wild Bill Hickock is man enough to discover the lady underneath the tough talk and gun belts. Show more
Live-action adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Subjected to cruelty and misery by her evil stepmother, Ella dreams of escaping her life and marrying a prince. Show more
Oscar-winning animated comedy thriller. While Wallace is distracted by a romance with the local wool shop owner, Gromit is framed for sheep rustling in a fiendish criminal plot. Show more
Regional Variations (2)
Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon decides to give a turkey dinner to the old-age pensioners of Walmington-on-Sea.
Sketches and stand-up comedy from Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise from 1968. Among Eric and Ernie's guests in this episode is Michael Aspel. Chris Langford sings Old Devil Moon. Show more
Sketches and stand-up comedy from Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise from 1968. Ronnie Carroll joins Eric and Ernie in two sketches - Irish of course! - and sings Once upon a Time. Show more
Drama. Author Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a Guernsey farmer inviting her to attend his literary society. What Juliet discovers on the island leads to her staying much longer than planned. Show more
It’s match five of this special Christmas series for distinguished alumni, featuring UCLAN against Loughborough University. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more
Sketches handpicked by Victoria Wood exclusively from her seminal sketch show As Seen on TV. Including Shoe Shop, Two Soups and Acorn Antiques, plus matchless comic big belters. Show more
A 1997 recording of Victoria Wood's stand-up show, hailed as the best of the decade. Full of jokes, routines about cellulite, children, crumpets and Christmas traditions. Show more
Sir Tom Jones and Beverley Knight present a special evening of music and spiritual cheer, featuring performances from choirs and a house band from the British gospel scene. Show more
British biographical drama, adapted from Claire Tomalin's book. At the peak of his career, Charles Dickens meets a young actress who soon becomes his muse and mistress.
Classic Top of the Pops performances from 1987 including Rick Astley, New Order, Wet Wet Wet, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Boy George, The Bee Gees, Pepsi and Shirlie, and Iggy Pop. Show more
Highlights of programmes on BBC Two.