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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The head of a flagging opinion-poll company discovers a town which accurately reflects the average American's opinions, and immediately recognises its money-making potential. Show more

Contributors

Rip Smith:
James Stewart
Mary Peterman:
Jane Wyman
Hoopendecker:
Kent Smith
Ike Sloan:
Ned Sparks
Ed Weaver:
Regis Toomey
Lou Dicketts:
Wallace Ford
Mrs Weaver:
Ann Doran
Mr Twiddle:
Donald Meek
Producer:
Robert Riskin

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

One of the most famous of the 1950s Ealing comedies. An unassuming bank clerk, in charge of gold bullion deliveries for almost 20 years, hatches a plot to steal a consignment. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Formats

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

Series 7 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 1: Life Beyond the Edge 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

A journey to the furthest-flung reaches of our isles to discover the most extreme locations, lifestyles and challenges of 'Life Beyond the Edge'.

Britain's Secret Seas

Episode 2: The Wild North

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary exploring the seas around Great Britain. The team travel to Bass Rock, one of the world's largest gannet colonies, to track its trend-bucking success. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Homes Under the Hammer

Series 19

Episode 29

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Property renovation series. Terraced houses in Gravesend and Shipley are given a new lease of life, while former church premises in Harrow Weald get a new use for the community. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

A Cook Abroad

Episode 2: Tony Singh's India

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Cooking show. Scottish chef Tony Singh travels to India to trace his family roots and discover whether his mum's Punjabi cooking is the real deal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tony Singh
Executive Producer:
Gill Tierney
Series Producer:
Katy Fryer

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 2 hours, 42 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Lavish historical epic. Under the Roman Emperor Nero, Christianity is outlawed. The beautiful daughter of a Roman general is forced to choose between her religion and her lover. Show more

Contributors

Marcus Vinicius:
Robert Taylor
Petronius:
Leo Genn
Plautius:
Felix Aylmer
Tigellinus:
Ralph Truman
Nazarius:
Peter Miles
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Writer:
SN Behrman
Producer:
Sam Zimbalist
Composer:
Miklos Rozsa
Director of photography:
William V Skall
Director of photography:
Robert Surtees

Flog It!

Series 12

Episode 52: Wiltshire 54

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Antiques series. This episode comes from Longleat in Wiltshire, with valuations happening both inside 16th-century Longleat House and in the formal gardens. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Louise Hibbins
Series Editor:
Kate Beetham

Regional Variations (3)

Sportscene

BBC Two Scotland

Final Score

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two England
BBC Two HD

Final Score

11/02/2017

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Jason Mohammad presents, as Manchester United continue their march towards the top four and the bottom three are all in action. Garth Crooks and Martin Keown provide the analysis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jason Mohammad
Participant:
Garth Crooks
Participant:
Martin Keown

Regional Variations (3)

Only Connect

BBC Two Wales

University Challenge

BBC Two Scotland

Mastermind

2016/17

Episode 28

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Five more semi-finalists try to claim a place in the grand final. The subjects are Alan Bennett, Cream, the novels of Dan Brown, Herbert von Karajan and Queen Mary.

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Mark Helsby

Regional Variations (4)

Great American Railroad Journeys

BBC Two Scotland

Big Dreams Small Spaces

BBC Two Wales

University Challenge

BBC Two England
BBC Two HD

Getaways

Series 8

Episode 5: Portugal

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Travel series. Joe Lindsay and Vogue Williams take a trip to the Algarve in Portugal to find out why this area is a perennial family favourite for Irish holidaymakers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Joe Lindsay
Presenter:
Vogue Williams
Series Producer:
Sarah Reddin
Executive Producer:
Jannine Waddell
Executive Producer:
Deirdre Devlin

Only Connect

Series 12

Episode 29: Fire-Eaters v Verbivores

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Two losing teams return for a last chance to make it to the quarter-finals. Presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jenny Hawker
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Production Company:
RDF Television
Production Company:
Parasol Media

Regional Variations (3)

George III - The Genius of The Mad King

BBC Two Scotland
BBC Two England
BBC Two HD

Mastermind

BBC Two Wales

Big Dreams Small Spaces

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Monty Don helps people transform their gardens. Monty comes to the rescue of two couples in need of help transforming their rubble-filled gardens into havens of tranquillity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Monty Don
Narrator:
Carol Starks
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Director:
Bob Jefford
Producer:
Bob Jefford
Series Editor:
Alexandra Henderson
Production Company:
Lion Television

Dad's Army

Series 1

Episode 6: Shooting Pains

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic wartime sitcom. The crew use their rifles and their wits to compete for the honour of guarding a VIP.

Contributors

Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Sargeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Major Regan:
Martin Wyldeck
Captain George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Laura la Plaz:
Barbara Windsor
Producer:
David Croft

QI XL

Series N

Episode 16: New

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 5 months

Sandi Toksvig finds out what's new with Jo Brand, Clive Anderson, Jimmy Carr and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Jo Brand
Panellist:
Clive Anderson
Panellist:
Jimmy Carr
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Introduced into the inner circle of supreme showman Liberace, young Scott is flattered and the pair become lovers, but Scott's position proves precarious. Award-winning drama. Show more

Contributors

Scott Thorson:
Matt Damon
Seymour Heller:
Dan Aykroyd
Dr Jack Startz:
Rob Lowe
Bob Black:
Scott Bakula
Frances Liberace:
Debbie Reynolds
Scott's Attorney:
Paul Reiser
Rose Carracappa:
Jane Morris
Joe Carracappa:
Garrett M Brown
Ray Arnett:
Tom Papa
Billy Leatherwood:
Cheyenne Jackson
Carlucci:
Bruce Ramsay

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Danish drama. Caroline Mathilde, the young wife of the schizophrenic Danish king Christian VII, starts an affair with her husband's personal physician. Show more

Contributors

Caroline Matilda:
Alicia Vikander
Johann Friedrich Struensee:
Mads Mikkelsen
Christian VII of Denmark:
Mikkel Boe Folsgaard
Juliane Marie:
Trine Dyrholm
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg:
David Dencik
Schack Carl Rantzau:
Thomas Waern Gabrielsson
Enevold Brandt:
Cyron Bjorn Melville
JHE Bernstorff:
Bent Mejding
Augusta Princess of Wales:
Harriet Walter
Hartmann:
Soren Malling
Louise von Plessen:
Laura Bro
Director:
Nikolaj Arcel

BBC Two Northern Ireland

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