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Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Traditional Christmas celebrations from the candlelit chapel of King's College, Cambridge. The world-famous choir is directed for the first time by former King's College organ scholar Daniel Hyde. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Pamela Hossick
Executive Producer:
Hugh Faupel

Inside the Factory

Series 5

Xmas Party Food

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Gregg Wallace is in Nottingham at an enormous party food factory where they produce 200,000 canapes every 24 hours. Show more

The Planets

Series 1

A Moment in the Sun - The Terrestrial Planets

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

The rocky planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars were born at the same time from the same material - yet have lived radically different lives. What immense forces are at play? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Cox
Executive Producer:
Andrew Cohen
Series Producer:
Gideon Bradshaw
Production Manager:
Evih Efue

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The Royal Ballet gives full access behind the scenes for a landmark documentary as they prepare for this season's yuletide production of The Nutcracker. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nicolas Kent
Production Company:
Oxford Film and Television

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Gareth embeds himself in Watford General Hospital, enlisting the help of staff, patients and their families to stage a Christmas concert full of wonder for everyone to enjoy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gareth Malone
Executive Producer:
Joe Evans
Executive Producer:
Neil Crombie
Producer:
Matt Rudge
Producer:
Emma Parsons
Researcher:
Joe Fell
Production Company:
Swan Films
Director:
Matt Rudge

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Musical adaptation of Dickens's classic story, A Christmas Carol. It's Christmas Eve, but the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge dismisses the festivities around him. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ronald Neame
Ebenezer Scrooge:
Albert Finney
Jacob Marley's Ghost:
Sir Alec Guinness
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Edith Evans
Ghost of Christmas Present:
Kenneth More

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Playful, moving portrait of Raymond Briggs, told through interviews with Raymond, animation illustrated by Chris Riddell, and contributions from friends and admirers. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Raymond Briggs
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Park
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Serkis
Interviewed Guest:
Posy Simmonds
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Bell
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Assistant Producer:
Amy Cameron
Production Manager:
Claire McCluskey
Production Coordinator:
Susan Scott
Animator:
Ross Hogg

Upstart Crow

A Christmas Crow

Duration: 39 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Shakespeare comedy. When Marlowe, Kate and the usually awful Robert Greene look to be facing a miserable Christmas in London, Will's heart gets the better of him. Show more

Contributors

Kit Marlowe:
Tim Downie
John Shakespeare:
Harry Enfield
Robert Greene:
Mark Heap
Susanna Shakespeare:
Helen Monks
Bottom:
Rob Rouse
Anne Shakespeare:
Liza Tarbuck
Queen Elizabeth:
Emma Thompson
Mary Shakespeare:
Paula Wilcox
Will Shakespeare:
David Mitchell
Judith Shakespeare:
Rosanna Beacock
Hamnet Shakespeare:
Joe Willis
Writer:
Ben Elton
Director:
Richard Boden
Executive Producer:
Chris Sussman

Dad's Army

My Brother and I

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

1975 Christmas special of the classic comedy about Walmington-on-Sea's Home Guard unit. Captain Mainwaring has an unexpected and most unwelcome guest. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Chief ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Producer:
David Croft

University Challenge

Christmas 2019

Guildhall School of Music and Drama v UCL

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Christmas quiz for distinguished alumni. The UCL team features BBC news presenter Maryam Moshiri and Arctic explorer Pen Hadow. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Narrator:
Roger Tilling
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A landmark film charting the extraordinary life and music of the queen of country Dolly Parton, with exclusive interviews and archive footage. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Dolly Parton
Executive Producer:
Justin Gorman
Executive Producer:
Hannah Dodson
Executive Producer:
Dan McGaughey
Production Company:
Man Alive Entertainment

Gregory Porter hosts a seasonal cocktail of festive music, with special guests Corinne Bailey Rae, Jacob Collier, Courtney Pine and Clare Teal. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Moana, the daughter of a Polynesian chief, answers the ocean's call to set sail on a seaborne adventure in order to save her island. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ron Clements
Director:
John Musker
Moana (voice):
Auli'i Cravalho
Maui (voice):
Dwayne Johnson
Gramma Tala (voice):
Rachel House
Chief Tui (voice):
Temuera Morrison
Tamatoa (voice):
Jemaine Clement
Sina (voice):
Nicole Scherzinger

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