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Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Wartime romance, set in a Chinese village hospital. A doctor returns from the US with his new wife, whose jealous behaviour towards his loyal assistant causes problems. Show more


Ray Enright
Dr Thompson:
Randolph Scott
Dr Sara Durand:
Ruth Warrick
Louise Thompson:
Ellen Drew
Col Yasuda:
Richard Loo
Dr Kim:
Philip Ahn
HT Tsiang
Little Charlie:
Chin Kuang Chow
Jack J Gross

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Musical comedy. Jimmy Haskell, a harmonica player, joins a poor but talented band. Their rehearsals annoy a local health food magnate - who happens to be Jimmy's uncle.


Jimmy Haskell:
James Stewart
Molly McCorkle:
Paulette Goddard
Horace Heidt
Charlie Haskell:
Charles Winninger
Ma McCorkle:
Mary Gordon
Willie McCorkle:
Dick Hogan
Donna McCorkle:
Donna Wood

Animal Park

Series 8: 30 minute reversions

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Meet Longleat Safari Park's latest arrivals, the wild warthogs: Vlad the Impaler, Genghis Khan and Attila the Hun. Plus, Ben Fogle puts out supersized cat toys for the lions. Show more


Kate Humble
Ben Fogle
Joff Wilson
Executive Producer:
Annette Clarke
Executive Producer:
Chris Powell

The Sky at Night

Exploring Mars

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

As the spacecraft Mars Express celebrates a decade at the red planet, Chris Lintott and Lucie Green pick out some of the highlights, including the 'face of Mars'. Show more


Chris Lintott
Lucie Green
Jon Culshaw
Chris North
Pete Lawrence
Series Producer:
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The true story of English war widow Violette Szabo, who was awarded the George Cross for her work as a secret agent in occupied France in the Second World War. Show more


Violette Szabo:
Virginia McKenna
Tony Fraser:
Paul Scofield
Mr Bushell:
Jack L Warner
Mrs Bushell:
Denise Grey
Etienne Szabo:
Alain Saury
Lillian Rolfe:
Anne Leon
Vera Atkins:
Avice Landon
Denise Bloch:
Nicole Stephane
Lewis Gilbert

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Cookery series. In Beijing, Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang cook for world-class chefs before learning traditional cooking methods in the homes of ordinary Beijingers. Show more


Ken Hom
Ching-He Huang
James Nutt
Executive Producer:
Paula Trafford
Series Producer:
Emma Peach

Wild China

Episode 1: Heart of the Dragon

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The hills of Guilin and the fishermen of the Li River form the heart of this exploration of the rice-growing cultures and strange creatures of southern China. Show more

BBC Proms

Proms Extra 2013

Episode 3

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Katie Derham looks back on another week at the BBC Proms. Guests include Vasily Petrenko and Alison Balsom, and we spend 24 hours with violinist Daniel Hope on a whirlwind day. Show more


Katie Derham
Vasily Petrenko
Alison Balsom
Daniel Hope
Dawn Payne

David Starkey's Music and Monarchy

Episode 4: Reinventions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music concludes in the 19th and 20th centuries, when the crown rediscovered the power of pageantry. Show more

Top of the Lake

Series 1

Episode 5: The Dark Creator

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Mystery drama series. Robin is back on the case. Matt gathers troops to hunt for Tui while her friends trek deep into the mountains to celebrate her birthday. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Oscar-winning South African drama following a young street thug who finds a baby in the car he has stolen and resolves to care for it himself. Starring Presley Chweneyagae. Show more


Presley Chweneyagae
Zenzo Ngqobe
Captain Smit:
Ian Roberts
Sergeant Zuma:
Percy Matsemela
David/Tsotsi's father:
Israel Makoe
Gavin Hood
Gavin Hood


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