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Call That Hard Work?

Series 1

Episode 8

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A tree surgeon, a sandwich factory supervisor and a zookeeper swap jobs to see which is hardest. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Harriet Ryder
Executive Producer:
Meredith Chambers
Executive Producer:
Rachael Barnes
Production Company:
Electric Ray

Genres

Animal Park

Summer 2020

Episode 8

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

The park sees the formation of its first ever all-female wolf pack, the aardvarks do some work to get dinner, and Jean hears why cockroaches are amazing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Presenter:
Jean Johansson
Series Producer:
James Mair
Executive Producer:
Joff Wilson
Production Company:
Remarkable Television

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 7

Orleans to Reims

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 1 month

Beginning in historic Orleans, Michael follows his Bradshaw’s guide to the magnificent stained-glass windows of the Cathedral of Sainte-Croix, which tell the story of Joan of Arc. Show more

Wanted Down Under

Series 12

Episode 5: Stockley Family

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

British families explore the idea of moving to Australia or New Zealand. Having survived tough times, Gavin is convinced a new start down under is what is needed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicki Chapman
Production Manager:
Joy Hines
Series Producer:
Jacqui Berkeley
Executive Producer:
Paul Connolly

The Boss

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Susan Calman hosts the quiz show where being in control is everything. Who will emerge as the boss and walk away with the cash?

Contributors

Presenter:
Susan Calman
Executive Producer:
Barry Hart
Executive Producer:
Kieron Collins
Executive Producer:
Gareth Edwards

Curious Creatures

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Kate Humble hosts this quiz show all about the fascinating world of animals. Wildlife buffs Steve Leonard and Miranda Krestovnikoff team up with Lucy Cooke and Chris Packham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Panellist:
Chris Packham
Panellist:
Lucy Cooke
Panellist:
Steve Leonard
Production Company:
Mighty Productions Ltd
Executive Producer:
Lynn Sutcliffe
Executive Producer:
Hugh Rycroft
Series Producer:
Stuart Harrison
Production Manager:
Emma Stone

A Place to Call Home

Series 5

Episode 9: All That Lies Ahead

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Australian period drama. Douglas's son Matthew explains to Elizabeth why his father refused to acknowledge him as he makes the acquaintance of Anna and Olivia. Show more

Contributors

Sarah Nordmann:
Marta Dusseldorp
Elizabeth Goddard:
Noni Hazlehurst
George Bligh:
Brett Climo
Jack Duncan:
Craig Hall
Anna Poletti:
Abby Earl
Carolyn Duncan:
Sara Wiseman
Regina Bligh:
Jenni Baird
Henry Fox:
Tim Draxl
Doris Collins:
Deborah Kennedy
Roy Briggs:
Frankie J Holden
Director:
Mark Joffe

The A to Z of TV Gardening

Shorts

Episode 22: Letter R

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A look at some of the BBC's most popular gardening programmes and personalities, presented by Carol Kirkwood. Carol explores subjects that all begin with the letter R.

Life in the Air

Episode 3: Crowded Skies

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

Exploring how animals effortlessly beat gravity, including a creature that creates sound out of thin air with the world's fastest courtship display. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Chris Packham explores the unexplained, unexpected and unidentifiable. Chris uncovers the cause of some mysterious holes in the Russian tundra and finds an underwater lake. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Executive Producer:
Jo Shinner

Flog It!

Series 17

Episode 32

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

In Blackburn, Charles Hanson is valuing a rare Eureka clock, Anita Manning is drawn to four oil paintings of the Ribble Valley, and Paul Martin meets up with Michelin-star chef Nigel Haworth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Amanda Lowe
Director:
Emma Rimmer

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling test their general knowledge skills on this week's House of Games. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

Diarmuid Gavin invites us into his garden, encouraging everyone to get gardening together. This week he helps design a garden for Nichola McGregor, in memory of her late partner.
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Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Former Holby City actors Tina Hobley and Sharon Maughan traverse the beautiful Cotswold countryside in search of some classy antiques. Show more

Live at the Apollo

The One About...

Sex

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

This episode features classic routines about sex from Rob Brydon, Sara Pascoe, Dara O Briain, Lou Sanders, Rich Hall, Rosie Jones, Dane Baptiste and more.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions
Performer:
Rob Brydon
Performer:
Lou Sanders
Performer:
Mike Wilmot
Performer:
Rosie Jones
Performer:
Rich Hall
Performer:
Sara Pascoe
Performer:
Dane Baptiste
Performer:
Dara O Briain

Mandy

Series 1

Meat

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 4 months

It is dinner at Trent Manor, and everyone around the table has a motive for murdering Lord Trent. But who did? Mandy wasn't invited to the manor, so she is off doing something else.

Contributors

Mandy

Series 1

Broadsword to Donna Ball

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 4 months

She’s lived a life that's full, she’s travelled each and every highway. And more, much more than this, she did it Mandy. Show more

Contributors

Semi-Detached

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The dodgy dealing antics of Stuart’s brother Charlie finally catch up with them both.

Squeamish About…

Series 1

The Countryside

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Squeamish offers his unique take on the countryside, shining a distorted light on ancient customs and modern rural life, from Stonehenge to the rituals of the Druids and May Day festivals to gurning. Show more

Contributors

Michael Squeamish:
Matt Berry
Writer:
Matt Berry
Producer:
Hannah Mackay
Executive Producer:
Ben Farrell
Production Company:
undefined Objective Fiction

Genres

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

Paul and Bob take a trip to the River Tweed in Scotland, where they continue their quest to catch a salmon. Show more

Contributors

Featured Artist:
Bob Mortimer
Featured Artist:
Paul Whitehouse
Production Manager:
Madeleine Molinier
Series Producer:
Stephanie Fyfe
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Director:
Will Yapp
Executive Producer:
David Brindley
Executive Producer:
Max Gogarty
Production Company:
Owl Power TV

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 7 months

Harry explores the world of soap operas, finding the funny where you least expect it. Part how-to guide on making your own soap and part history of soaps on TV, Harry leaves no stone unturned. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Harry Hill
Series Editor:
Mobashir Dar
Producer:
Sam Terroni
Producer:
David Price
Production Manager:
Tracey Keeman
Music Director:
Steve Brown
Writer:
Dan Mersh
Production Company:
NIT Television

The Repair Shop

60-Minute Versions

Episode 18

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

In the Repair Shop today, the team tackle a radio that survived Dunkirk, a battered leather gaming case, a grandfather clock with a poignant history and a pair of Viking statues. Show more

Stories of Us

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 9 months

The Rev Kate Bottley and broadcaster Ashley John-Baptiste take in the great outdoors as they explore how interacting with nature and the world around us could improve our lives in unexpected ways. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Bottley
Series Producer:
Neil Dimmock
Executive Producer:
Caroline Short

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Barristers Sasha Wass and Jeremy Dein reassess the case of a petty criminal who was sentenced to death for murdering a policeman in Essex in 1927. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sasha Wass
Presenter:
Jeremy Dein
Director:
James Pearson
Producer:
Gary Senior
Series Producer:
James Pearson
Executive Producer:
Mike Benson
Executive Producer:
Simon Cooper
Production Manager:
Johanna Scammell
Production Department:
Michael Klokkos
Production Company:
Chalkboard TV

BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

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