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The Instant Gardener

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Garden transformation show. The team are in Bradford to breathe new life into a thoroughly overgrown garden lost in time for owner Beverley and her family. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Skelton
Presenter:
Danny Clarke
Executive Producer:
Matt Walton
Series Producer:
Kerry Richardson
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

This Farming Life

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

New entrant crofters Lynn and Sandra’s pigs go to slaughter. Raymond’s bull Major is injured in a brawl. The Rodgers face another TB test and Stevie goes buffalo shopping. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jane Fitzgerald
Executive Producer:
Jo Roe
Production Manager:
Sam Breslin

Countryfile

Buckinghamshire

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Matt Baker joins a group of schoolchildren making their first visit to a farm, while Margherita Taylor meets the people preserving some of the UK's last box trees. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
Steve Brown
Presenter:
Adam Henson
Presenter:
Tom Heap
Series Producer:
Joanna Brame
Executive Producer:
William Lyons

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 5 months

The final three chefs face one last challenge - to cook the best three courses of their lives. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Matt Tebbutt takes a look back at some of his favourite recipes and best moments from Saturday Kitchen.

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Series Producer:
Charlotte Collins
Producer:
James Bedwell
Production Company:
Cactus TV
Production Coordinator:
MJ Andarcia-Bravo
Assistant Producer:
Scott Anderson

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 9 days

Four modern confectioners immerse themselves in the world of their predecessors, discovering how sweet makers of old helped shape the way Christmas is celebrated. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Emma Dabiri
Presenter:
Annie Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Short
Interviewed Guest:
Cynthia Stroud
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Young
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Baxendale
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Lucy Swingler
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 6 months

Sylvia Syms looks back through the BBC’s archives to tell the story of what is perhaps cinema’s most enduring and most visual genre. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 26 days

Musical western. On the rugged trail west, hard-fighting, hard-drinking Ben joins forces with the quiet-living Pardner, but their friendship is tested when Pardner falls in love with Ben's wife. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Joshua Logan
Ben Rumson:
Lee Marvin
Elizabeth:
Jean Seberg
Rotten Luck Willie:
Harve Presnell
Mad Jack Duncan:
Ray Walston
Horton Fenty:
Tom Ligon
Horace Tabor:
William O'Connell

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Drama about the people and events that inspired Scottish playwright and author JM Barrie to write the classic children's story Peter Pan. Show more

Contributors

James Matthew Barrie:
Johnny Depp
Sylvia Llewelyn Davies:
Kate Winslet
Charles Frohman:
Dustin Hoffman
Director:
Marc Forster
Arthur Conan Doyle:
Ian Hart
Peter Pan:
Kelly Macdonald
Peter Llewelyn Davies:
Freddie Highmore
Emma du Maurier:
Julie Christie
Mary Ansell Barrie:
Radha Mitchell
Jack Llewelyn Davies:
Joe Prospero
George Llewelyn Davies:
Nick Roud
Michael Llewelyn Davies:
Luke Spill
Mr Jaspers:
Mackenzie Crook
Mrs Snow:
Eileen Essel
Hook / Lord Carlton:
Tim Potter
Stage Manager:
Paul Whitehouse
Set Mover:
Tony Way
Author:
Allan Knee
Composer:
Jan Kaczmarek
Director of photography:
Roberto Schaefer

Porridge

Christmas Special: No Way Out

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

Christmas special of the classic sitcom from 1975. The festive season falls upon HMP Slade and finds the inmates planning a jailbreak. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Warren:
Sam Kelly
Prison Doctor:
Graham Crowden

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 1 day

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan go on a Christmas adventure in search of some of nature's greatest celestial wonders and winter wildlife, unique to this time of year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Producer:
Kim Maddever
Director:
Kim Maddever
Executive Producer:
Dan Kendall
Production Company:
Windfall Films

Top Gear

Series 27

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 6 months

Paddy and Freddie head to Borneo for a jungle adventure with the Gurkhas in a pair of very rare, very cheap old cars. Bob Mortimer is the studio guest. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Alex Renton
Presenter:
Chris Harris
Series Producer:
Nick Dalton

Dragons' Den

Series 17

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Dragons’ Den with a festive feel. An eco-friendly gift wrap business gets a helping hand from Santa, while a sock entrepreneur embodies the holiday spirit with his buy-one give-one business model. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Tej Lalvani
Participant:
Sara Davies
Series Producer:
Samantha Davies
Executive Producer:
Chi Ukairo
Participant:
Touker Suleyman

Regional Variations (2)

The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan

BBC Two England
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BBC Two Wales HD
BBC Two Wales

Samuel Beckett has fascinated Adrian Dunbar since he was a young student. Now, 30 years after Beckett's death in Paris, Dunbar explores what made the man who made Waiting for Godot.

Regional Variations (2)

The Ranganation

BBC Two HD
BBC Two Wales HD
BBC Two Wales
BBC Two England

Singing the Messiah

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Will composer Neil Martin and his Ards community choir be ready for their performance of Handel's Messiah? Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

In a festive special, Rom visits the Sahara Desert. Guided by Bobo, a local of Berber descent, Rom discovers a place that is vast and inhospitable - at once impossibly bleak and impossibly beautiful. Show more

Contributors

Himself (Bobo):
Mohamed Boulfrifi
Production Company:
Rumpus Media
Executive Producer:
Emily Hudd
Executive Producer:
Morgan Roberts
Production Manager:
Lucy Cartledge
Producer:
Laura Senior
Director:
Chris Cottam

The Blame Game

Series 16

Episode 7

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Neil Delamere, Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy and Jake O’Kane are joined by comedian Lucy Porter at this special seasonal recording at the Island Arts and Civic Centre, Lisburn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim McGarry
Panellist:
Neil Delamere
Panellist:
Colin Murphy
Panellist:
Jake O'Kane
Panellist:
Lucy Porter
Director:
Fiona Nelson
Executive Producer:
Justin Binding
Executive Producer:
Paul Evans

Genres

The Ranganation

Series 1

Best Bits

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Romesh Ranganathan presents the best bits of series one. Joined by celebrity guests, his mum and focus group The Ranganation, Romesh takes a funny, topical look at modern Britain

Contributors

Series Producer:
Mark Barrett
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Production Company:
Zeppotron
Executive Producer:
Richard Cohen
Producer:
Monica Long
Producer:
Mia Cross

Cunk & Other Humans on 2019

Series 1

Jumbo All-in-One Edition

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Philomena Cunk, Barry Shitpeas and a galaxy of two other new faces look back at 2019. It wasn't the best year ever, but one thing we can agree on is that it happened. Show more

Waterworld

Shorts

Episode 5: Strangford Lough Rock Pool

Duration: 3 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Darryl Grimason takes a scuba diving adventure around the shores of Northern Ireland. Here, he discovers a remarkable rock pool in Strangford Lough.

Inside the Supermarket

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 1 month

Sainsbury's embarks on an ambitious makeover of one of its biggest stores, and campaigns manager Laura needs to come up with a concept for the company's Christmas TV ad. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Chris Taylor
Series Producer:
Anoushka Roberts
Executive Producer:
Michele Carlisle
Executive Producer:
Will Smith
Production Company:
ITN Productions

Best House in Town

Series 1

Cardiff: Semi-Detached

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The owners of three exceptional semi-detached houses in Cardiff are handing over their keys to a group of local knowledgeable ‘nosey neighbours’. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Marcus Garvey
Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Executive Producer:
Lucy Shepherd
Series Producer:
Diccon Green
Production Manager:
Katherine Kempster
Director:
Jessica Reid
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

Holby City

Series 21

Lemons

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

On the day he and Dom are due to renew their wedding vows, Lofty finally makes a decision about what he really wants in life. Show more

Contributors

Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern:
Lee Mead
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Chloe Godard:
Amy Lennox
Ange Godard:
Dawn Steele
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Essie Di Lucca:
Kaye Wragg
Writer:
Ed Sellek
Director:
David Tucker

BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

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