Programme Index

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Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 2 (Cutdowns)

Episode 1

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary series exploring bizarre and extraordinary natural events. Using footage taken by eyewitnesses, presenter Chris Packham reveals how these events occur. Show more

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature

Series 1

Episode 1: Yellowstone

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 2 months

Naomi faces some of America's most fearsome wildlife - bears and wolves. Could the challenge of sitting alone in the dark be her worst nightmare? Show more

The Pets Factor

Series 1

Episode 6: Hepsie, Poppy and Sadie

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 3 months

Documentary series. James performs surgery on a pampered rabbit, Cat has a dirty job on her hands and Rory gets the hostile treatment from a kitty. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stacey Dooley
Participant:
Rory Cowlam
Participant:
Cheryl Lucas
Participant:
Cat Henstridge
Participant:
James Greenwood
Series Producer:
Sima Ray
Production Manager:
Clare Thomas

Absolute Genius: Monster Builds

Episode 1: Deep Underground

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 28 days

Dick and Dom don their hard hats and head underground to reveal the three tunnelling geniuses whose ideas revolutionised the way we dig deep below the earth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dominic Wood
Presenter:
Richard McCourt
Expert:
Fran Scott
Executive Producer:
Annette Williams
Series Producer:
James Knight

Robot Wars

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 8 months

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present this series of Robot Wars, with commentary by Jonathan Pearce. In this first explosive episode, a brand new spinner has something to prove. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Kirsten Highet
Series Producer:
Henry Imbert
Production Company:
Mentorn Media

Escape to the Continent

Series 2

Episode 9: Asturias

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Property show. Nicki Chapman is in northern Spain's Asturias region with a couple from Bristol who, on a budget of £150,000, are seeking a dream Spanish home. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Chris Packham hosts as owners and their dogs compete together in a series of challenges designed to test communication skills between human and canine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Dog Trainer and Behaviourist:
Sian Ryan
Consultant:
Emily Blackwell
Participant:
Andrew Paterson
Participant:
Colin Edwards
Participant:
Daisy Cheng
Participant:
Ellie Sheedy
Participant:
Jake Binnington
Participant:
Jennie Routley
Participant:
Joshua Rice
Executive Producer:
Cate Hall
Series Producer:
Jeremy Daldry
Director:
Barny Revill
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media
Production Company:
Ten66 Television

Hugh's Wild West

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is in the Wye Valley hoping to come face to face with an animal that has intrigued him since boyhood - the barbel. Show more

Getaways

Series 9

Episode 7: Camping in Spain

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Travel series. Tommy Bowe and Mairead Ronan go camping in the Spanish region of Catalonia, following the path of pilgrims on a trip to the monastery of Montserrat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mairead Ronan
Presenter:
Joe Lindsay
Reporter:
Tommy Bowe
Series Producer:
Sarah Reddin
Executive Producer:
Jannine Waddell
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding

Athletics

2018

Episode 6: World Indoor Championships - Day 3, Part 2

Duration: 4 hours

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Live coverage featuring the final of the men's 60m, 400m and 800m, and the women's 400m and 1500m. Commentary is provided by Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter and Steve Backley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gabby Logan
Commentator:
Steve Cram
Commentator:
Andrew Cotter
Commentator:
Steve Backley

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Drama. Two talented landscape artists begin a romance while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles. Show more

Contributors

Sabine de Barra:
Kate Winslet
Andre Le Notre:
Matthias Schoenaerts
King Louis XIV:
Alan Rickman
Philippe, Duc d'Orleans:
Stanley Tucci
Madame Le Notre:
Helen McCrory
Thierry Duras:
Steven Waddington
Madame De Montespan:
Jennifer Ehle
Antoine Lauzun:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Princess Palatine:
Paula Paul
Claude Moulin:
Danny Webb
Suzanne:
Phyllida Law
Monsieur de Barra:
Adam James
Daniel Le Vielle:
Adrian Scarborough
Director:
Alan Rickman

Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Drama based on Kathryn Stockett's novel. An aspiring writer decides to focus on the story of Mississippi's black maids - much to the consternation of her well-to-do white friends. Show more

Contributors

Aibileen Clark:
Viola Davis
Hilly Holbrook:
Bryce Dallas Howard
Skeeter Phelan:
Emma Stone
Minny Jackson:
Octavia Spencer
Missus Walters:
Sissy Spacek
Celia Foote:
Jessica Chastain
Stuart Whitworth:
Chris Lowell
Jolene French:
Anna Camp
Constantine Jefferson:
Cicely Tyson
Johnny Foote:
Mike Vogel
Elizabeth Leefolt:
Ahna O'Reilly
Charlotte Phelan:
Allison Janney
Mae Mobley:
Eleanor Henry
Mae Mobley:
Emma Henry
Robert Phelan:
Brian Kerwin
Yule Mae Davis:
Aunjanue Ellis
Mr Blackly:
Leslie Jordan
Elain Stein:
Mary Steenburgen
Preacher Green:
David Oyelowo
Gracie Higginbotham:
Dana Ivey
Director:
Tate Taylor

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Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 1: Second Moment of Creation

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

Simon Schama looks at the formative role art and the creative imagination have played in the forging of humanity itself. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Schama
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway
Executive Producer:
Michael Jackson
Series Producer:
Melanie Fall
Director:
Tim Niel
Assistant Producer:
Billie Shepherd
Production Company:
Nutopia

BBC Two Northern Ireland

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