Programme Index

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The Wonder of Animals

Episode 12: Birds of Prey

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. What enables birds of prey, from peregrine falcons to bald eagles, to rule the aerial roost? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Producer:
Emily Taylor
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature

Series 1

Episode 4: South Africa: South

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Naomi Wilkinson's global search for nightmarish critters takes her to South Africa where she delves deep into a scary subterranean world. Show more

The Pets Factor

Series 1

Episode 9: Scout, Baraka and Jack

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 8 months

Documentary series. It is a first for Cheryl when she performs an extraordinary operation on a 16-year-old goldfish called Baraka. 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
Production Department:
Carol Mckenzie

The Dengineers

Series 2

Episode 9: Magical Library Den

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 23 days

Mark and Lauren get the help of experts to design dream dens for children. Eleanor, ten, loves books, so the team bring the library to her - a magical library! Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Mel Taylor
Director:
Mel Taylor
Series Producer:
Jennifer Morrison
Presenter:
Lauren Layfield
Presenter:
Mark Wright

Robot Wars

Series 9

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 3 months

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon host the robot fighting show. Competing in this round are Supernova, Frostbite, Wyrm, High 5, Crushtacean, Ironside 3, Pulsar and Apex. 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
Production Manager:
Emily Ricketts

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Gordon Buchanan tries to gain the trust of a herd of elephants in the wilds of Kenya to film this uniquely intimate portrait of their family life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gordon Buchanan
Executive Producer:
Tim Martin
Executive Producer:
Ted Oakes
Series Producer:
Rachael Kinley

Sport Relief

2018

Famously Unfit for Sport Relief

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Les Dennis, Susannah Constantine, Tameka Empson and Miles Jupp embark on a mission to regain their fitness, while trying to inspire the public to get active for Sport Relief. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Les Dennis
Participant:
Miles Jupp
Participant:
Tameka Empson
Participant:
Greg Whyte
Participant:
Zoe Williams
Executive Producer:
Ben Gale
Executive Producer:
Natasha Bondy

Regional Variations (3)

Homes Under the Hammer

BBC Two Scotland
BBC Two England
BBC Two HD

Coast

BBC Two Wales

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Mark Carruthers presents live coverage of the Alliance Party's annual conference, including the keynote speech by party leader Naomi Long.

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 4

Episode 2: Finding the Way

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

David Attenborough examines animals with an amazing ability to find their way - the dung beetle uses the sun, moon and even the Milky Way. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Planet Earth

Episode 11: Ocean Deep

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 2 months

Series showing our planet in its natural glory. A look at the largest of all habitats, the ocean, which encompasses 90 per cent of all the living space on the planet. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Chris Packham hosts as owners and their dogs compete. The finalists compete in a triathlon involving a 2km bike race, a 100m open-water swim and a 1.5km cross-country run. 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

Regional Variations (2)

The Repair Shop

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Jay Blades and the team repair a water-damaged rosewood table, an antique French steamboat and a much-loved but threadbare panda bear that holds many cherished memories. Show more

Contributors

Expert:
Jay Blades
Executive Producer:
Sam Wilson
Executive Producer:
Rob Butterfield
Series Producer:
Emma Walsh
Production Company:
Ricochet Limited

The Secret Helpers

Series 1

Episode 1: Dan and Brett

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ten Brits embark on one of the toughest weeks of their lives with the secret advice of strangers from around the world. Here, a husband-to-be and a new dad get help. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sam Bickley
Series Editor:
Chloe Court
Production Company:
undefined Auntie Productions

Regional Variations (2)

Big Cats about the House

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Big cat expert Giles Clark adopts Maya a jaguar cub and hand raises her at home while raising funds for wild cats. But Maya’s health deteriorates and her life hangs in the balance. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Hugh's Wild West

Series 1

Episode 12

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

In the last episode, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall meets Beryl Casey, who has transformed her home into a hedgehog hospital, nursing sick and injured hogs back to health. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby

Shorts

Episode 4: Ashford Castle, Ireland

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 4 months

Monica and Giles work in Ireland's 800-year-old Ashford Castle, which has sustained strong community ties despite its changing fortunes over the centuries. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 4

Episode 6: Ferocious Fighters

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

David Attenborough investigates the Siamese fighting fish and the kangaroo, examining why both species fight and what skills a winner must have. Show more

Dad's Army

Series 6

We Know Our Onions

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring and the platoon take part in a Home Guard efficiency test using Jones's van, which happens to be full of onions.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Private Walker:
James Beck
Captain Ramsey:
Fulton Mackay
Producer:
David Croft

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Drama. The cellist of a famous string quartet announces to his fellow musicians that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and wants to retire. Show more

Contributors

Juliette Gelbart:
Catherine Keener
Peter Mitchell:
Christopher Walken
Robert Gelbart:
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Daniel Lerner:
Mark Ivanir
Alexandra Gelbart:
Imogen Poots
Gideon Rosen:
Wallace Shawn
Sotheby's Executive:
Megan McQuillan
Auctioneer:
David Redden

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Drama. The mysterious Katie moves to a quiet village in North Carolina, where she is slowly letting love back into her life. But then the secrets from her past come to the surface. Show more

Civilisations

Series 1

Episode 4: The Eye of Faith

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

Professor Mary Beard explores the controversial topic of religion and art. How, and at what cost, do different religions make the unseen visible? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Beard
Executive Producer:
Denys Blakeway
Executive Producer:
Michael Jackson
Series Producer:
Melanie Fall
Director:
Matthew Hill
Writer:
Mary Beard
Production Company:
Nutopia

BBC Two Northern Ireland

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