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This Farming Life

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Hit farming documentary series returns with the introduction of three new farming families, while buffalo farmer Stevie Mitchell’s story continues. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jane Fitzgerald
Executive Producer:
Jo Roe
Production Manager:
Samantha Breslin
Director:
Edel O'Mahony

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 5 weeks

Only the four most talented chefs out of the original 48 remain. The first challenge they face is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to cook at the chef’s table. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 5 weeks

The four finalists are challenged to create a single exceptional and evocative dish inspired by a place that is special to them. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 6 months

A film of the high-energy Broadway musical inspired by the newsboys' strike of 1899 New York, with music by Alan Menken. Show more

Contributors

Jack Kelly:
Jeremy Jordan
Katherine:
Kara Lindsay
Joseph Pulitzer:
Steve Blanchard
Medda Larkin:
Aisha de Haas
Director:
Jeff Calhoun

Formats

Victorian Bakers

Episode 4: Christmas

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

How the Victorians invented Christmas as it's known today, through the eyes of four bakers, who make favourite festive products from a revolutionary era in British history. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Sweasey
Director:
Peter Sweasey
Executive Producer:
Cate Hall
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Annie Gray
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 5: 45 Minute Reversions

Episode 1

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Chris Packham delves into the world of weird. Chris finds out why Spain is under attack from spaceballs and how a penguin became a man's best friend. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Clare Balding presents coverage from one of the highlights of the equestrian calendar, as the some of the globe's best riders compete in the show jumping World Cup at the Olympia Horse Show. Show more

Porridge

Christmas Special: The Desperate Hours

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 3 months

Classic sitcom. Fletcher plans to add a bit of Christmas spirit to the festive season at Slade Prison in the form of his very own homemade liquor. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Reg Urwin:
Dudley Sutton
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Keegan:
Ken Wynne
Governor Venables:
Michael Barrington
Mrs Jamieson:
Jane Wenham

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 3 months

Four children, camping on an island in the Lake District, embark on a series of adventures that teach them the skills of survival and the value of friendship. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Walker:
Kelly Macdonald
Captain Flint:
Rafe Spall
Mrs Jackson:
Jessica Hynes
Mr Jackson:
Harry Enfield
Old Billy:
Richard Bremmer
Harbour Master:
John Henshaw
Susan Walker:
Orla Hill
John Walker:
Dane Hughes
Roger Walker:
Bobby McCulloch
Adaptor:
Andrea Gibb

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 3: Meet the Moose Family

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 4 months

Nature documentary. In the wilds of the Rocky Mountains, a mother moose tends to her newborn calf. Cameraman Hugo Kitching follows the mother and calf through the four seasons. Show more

Dad's Army

The Love of Three Oranges

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A special Christmas episode from 1976. Three oranges are to be auctioned, and Captain Mainwaring is determined to get one for his wife. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Town Clerk:
Eric Longworth
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Yeatman:
Oliver Mercer
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Director:
David Croft
Producer:
David Croft

Natural World

2019-2020

Meet the Bears

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

How bears across the world have overcome the challenges of life - from finding food and raising cubs to confronting rivals and habitat loss - all thanks to brains, brawn and amazing adaptability. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

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: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The story of New Jersey boxer Chuck Wepner, nicknamed the Bayonne Bleeder, whose bruising 15-round bout with Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone's film Rocky. Show more

Contributors

Chuck Wepner:
Liev Schreiber
Phyllis Wepner:
Elisabeth Moss
Al Braverman:
Ron Perlman
Muhammad Ali:
Pooch Hall
Sylvester Stallone:
Morgan Spector
Writer:
John Stahl

BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

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