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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Ealing Studios comedy drama starring Paul Douglas and Alex Mackenzie about the culture clash between a hard-nosed American financier and a crafty Scottish sea captain. Show more

Contributors

Calvin B Marshall:
Paul Douglas
Captain MacTaggart:
Alex Mackenzie
The Engineer:
Abe Barker
Campbell:
Geoffrey Keen

Genres

Formats

Life on Earth

Episode 8: Lords of the Air

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 2 months

The story of life, from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals that live around us. David Attenborough looks at the advantages of birds' feathers. Show more

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 5: Filey to Scarborough

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. Michael Portillo learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns in Filey and meets Scarborough's 4,000-year-old Gristhorpe Man. Show more

The A to Z of TV Cooking

Original Series

Episode 24: Letter X, Y and Z

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

John Torode presents cookery features linked by the letters X, Y and Z. Raymond Blanc makes exotic fruit ravioli and Lorraine Pascale bakes a zebra cake. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Torode
Participant:
Raymond Blanc
Participant:
Levi Roots
Participant:
Lorraine Pascale
Executive Producer:
Gillian Scothern
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt
Director:
Simon Catt

Regional Variations (2)

The Big Bread Experiment

Episode 3: Baked to Perfection

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two HD

A unique social experiment to unite a community through bread. It is a year since the project started and the group are forging ahead with plans for the bakery. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Andrew Palmer
Executive Producer:
Katie Buchanan
Director:
Sandi Scott

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Musical about two sailors (Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra) who find love in Hollywood. Gene Kelly is paired with Jerry the mouse in a scene combining animation and live action. Show more

Contributors

Clarence Doolittle:
Frank Sinatra
Susan Abbott:
Kathryn Grayson
Joseph Brady:
Gene Kelly
Himself:
Jose Iturbi
Donald Martin:
Dean Stockwell
Girl from Brooklyn:
Pamela Britton
Police Sergeant:
Rags Ragland
Cafe Manager:
Billy Gilbert
Admiral Hammond:
Henry O'Neill
Director:
George Sidney
Producer:
Joe Pasternak

Formats

Regional Variations (3)

Coast

BBC Two HD
BBC Two England
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Coast

BBC Two Wales

The Great Interior Design Challenge

Series 1

Episode 10: Brutalist Tower Block - Bethnal Green

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Series searching for untapped interior design talent. The amateurs must redesign bedrooms in a 1950s brutalist tower block in Bethnal Green. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

The Great Interior Design Challenge

BBC Two Wales

Flog It!

BBC Two HD
BBC Two England
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 10: Vultures: Beauty in the Beast

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Vultures are the birds that many people love to hate, but cameraman and naturalist Charlie Hamilton James reveals an intelligent and caring side to these characterful birds. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

Series 3

Episode 14: Sons of the Sea

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring and the men of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard take to the water when they acquire a platoon boat.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mr Maxwell:
Michael Bilton
First soldier:
John Leeson
Second soldier:
Jonathan Holt
Man on station:
Ralph Ball
Producer:
David Croft

QI XL

Series I

Episode 10: Inland Revenue

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Stephen Fry asks some taxing questions about things that start with 'i'. Joining him are Sandi Toksvig, Al Murray, Dara O Briain and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Sandi Toksvig
Participant:
Al Murray
Participant:
Dara O Briain
Director:
Ian Lorimer

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy drama charting the fight of female factory workers at the Ford Dagenham plant for equal pay. In 1968, one determined factory worker leads her colleagues out on strike. Show more

Contributors

Rita O'Grady:
Sally Hawkins
Albert Passingham:
Bob Hoskins
Eddie O'Grady:
Daniel Mays
Barbara Castle:
Miranda Richardson
Lisa Hopkins:
Rosamund Pike
Robert Tooley:
Richard Schiff
Mr Clarke:
Andrew Lincoln
Monty Taylor:
Kenneth Cranham
Peter Hopkins:
Rupert Graves
Undersecretary:
Miles Jupp
Bartholomew:
Peter-Hugo Daly
Harold Wilson:
John Sessions
Trevor Innes:
Matt King
Director:
Nigel Cole

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Romantic comedy. After meeting while shopping, Jonathan and Sara (John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale) fall in love, but they part the same evening. Years later, destiny reunites them. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Trager:
John Cusack
Sara Thomas:
Kate Beckinsale
Dean Kansky:
Jeremy Piven
Lars Hammond:
John Corbett
Bloomingdale's Salesman:
Eugene Levy
Halley Buchanan:
Bridget Moynahan
Customer at Bloomingdale's:
Michael Guarino Jr
Host at Serendipity:
Stephen Bruce
Customer at Bloomingdale's:
Abdul Alshawish
Producer:
Peter Abrams
Producer:
Simon Fields
Writer:
Marc Klein
Director:
Peter Chelsom
Producer:
Robert L Levy

QI

Series I

Episode 5: Invertebrates

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Stephen Fry looks at insects and other invertebrates. With Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr, Johnny Vegas and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Sarah Millican
Participant:
Johnny Vegas
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Brand

QI

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Quirky comedy in which a Scottish DJ with personal problems is landed with a whole lot more when he becomes involved in a feud between two rival families of ice cream sellers.

Contributors

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Quirky comedy in which a Scottish DJ with personal problems is landed with a whole lot more when he becomes involved in a feud between two rival families of ice cream sellers.

Contributors

Genres

Formats

BBC Two Scotland

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