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Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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

Contributors

Director:
Nick Park
Dug (voice):
Eddie Redmayne
Lord Nooth (voice):
Tom Hiddleston
Goona (voice):
Maisie Williams
Chief Bobnar (voice):
Timothy Spall
Message Bird / Brian / Bryan (voice):
Rob Brydon
Queen Oofeefa (voice):
Miriam Margolyes
Treebor (voice):
Richard Ayoade
Gravelle (voice):
Gina Yashere
Asbo (voice):
Johnny Vegas

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Series Producer:
Ted Oakes
Executive Producer:
Tim Martin

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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

Contributors

Fred Graham / Petruchio:
Howard Keel
Lilli Vanessa / Katherine:
Kathryn Grayson
Lois Lane / Bianca:
Ann Miller
Hortensio:
Bob Fosse
Cole Porter:
Ron Randell
Director:
George Sidney

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 4 months

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

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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

Contributors

Stepmother:
Cate Blanchett
Prince 'Kit':
Richard Madden
Fairy Godmother:
Helena Bonham Carter
Captain:
Nonso Anozie
Ellas's Father:
Ben Chaplin
Ella's Mother:
Hayley Atwell
Royal Crier:
Alex Macqueen
Master Phineus:
Rob Brydon
Princess Chelina of Zaragosa:
Jana Perez

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 6: Turkey Dinner

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon decides to give a turkey dinner to the old-age pensioners of Walmington-on-Sea.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Private Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Mr Bluett:
Harold Bennett
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Mrs Yeatman:
Olive Mercer
Producer:
David Croft

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

Contributors

Eddie Meares:
Andy Gathergood
Eben Ramsay:
Tom Courtenay
Juliet Ashton:
Lily James
Isola Pribby:
Katherine Parkinson
Director:
Mike Newell
Elisabeth McKenna:
Jessica Brown Findlay
Dawsey Adams:
Michiel Huisman
Charlotte Stimple:
Bronagh Gallagher
Amelia Maugery:
Penelope Wilton
Eli Ramsay:
Kit Connor
Writer:
Kevin Hood
Mrs Burns:
Bernice Stegers
Mark Reynolds:
Glen Powell
Sidney Stark:
Matthew Goode
Writer:
Don Roos

University Challenge

Christmas 2020

UCLAN v Loughborough

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

It’s match five of this special Christmas series for distinguished alumni, featuring UCLAN against Loughborough University. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Narrator:
Roger Tilling
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 10 months

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

Contributors

Narrator:
Sara Pascoe
Series Producer:
Lindsay Jex
Executive Producer:
Lucy Ansbro
Production Company:
Phil McIntyre TV

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Jones
Presenter:
Beverley Knight
Executive Producer:
Mark Cooper
Producer:
Dawn Payne
Director:
Rhodri Huw
Production Manager:
Sue Perry-Grech

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two HD

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.

Contributors

Ellen 'Nelly' Ternan/Wharton Robinson:
Felicity Jones
Charles Dickens:
Ralph Fiennes
Catherine Ternan:
Kristin Scott Thomas
Wilkie Collins:
Tom Hollander
George Wharton Robinson:
Tom Burke
Reverend Benham:
John Kavanagh
Catherine Dickens:
Joanna Scanlan
Caroline Graves:
Michelle Fairley
Maria Ternan:
Perdita Weeks
Charley Dickens:
Michael Marcus
Director:
Ralph Fiennes

BBC Two HD

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