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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Romantic drama about a concert pianist who gives up music to join his countrymen in the Polish squadron of the Royal Air Force during World War II. Starring Anton Walbrook. Show more

Contributors

Stefan Radetzky:
Anton Walbrook
Carol Peters:
Sally Gray
Specialist:
Cecil Parker
Bill Peters:
Percy Parsons
Andre De Guise:
Kenneth Kent

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

World War II drama based on a true story. The tanker San Demetrio struggles to deliver its cargo of aviation fuel to England during the Battle of the Atlantic.

Contributors

Chief Engineer Charles Pollard:
Walter Fitzgerald
Greaser John Boyle:
Mervyn Johns
Second Officer Hawkins:
Ralph Michael
Yank Preston:
Robert Beatty
Boatswain WE Fletcher:
Frederick Piper
Messboy John Jamieson:
Gordon Jackson
Pumpman Davies:
Herbert Cameron
Cadet Roy Housden:
Michael Allen
Third Engineer Willey:
Neville Mapp
Apprentice John Jones:
Barry Letts
Captain George Waite:
Arthur Young
Director:
Charles Frend

Great British Menu

Series 10

Episode 6: South West Starter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Creative culinary competition. Three of the south west's finest chefs - Jude Kereama, Josh Eggleton and Dominic Chapman - attempt to impress with their starters. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Jessica Jones
Executive Producer:
Nicola Moody

Alex Polizzi: Chefs on Trial

Episode 16: Potli Final

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Alex Polizzi searches for head chefs. It's the final at Potli, an Indian restaurant in London. The chefs must produce an authentic three-course menu to be tested by loyal regulars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alex Polizzi
Series Producer:
Maria Knowles
Producer:
Robin Leach
Director:
Robin Leach
Executive Producer:
Rachel Innes-Lumsden
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Production Company:
Twofour Broadcast

Talking Pictures

Omar Sharif

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

A look back at the life of the actor Omar Sharif, who died in July 2015 at the age of 83. Featuring archive interviews with the BBC and contributions from director David Lean. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 21 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 3 months

The Oscar-winning film debut of Barbra Streisand, portraying the bittersweet life of singer-comedienne Fanny Brice in early 20th-century New York. Show more

Contributors

Fanny Brice:
Barbra Streisand
Nick Arnstein:
Omar Sharif
Georgia James:
Anne Francis
Florenz Ziegfeld:
Walter Pidgeon
Rose Brice:
Kay Medford
Eddie Ryan:
Lee Allen
Mrs Strakosh:
Mae Questel
Director:
William Wyler
Producer:
Ray Stark
Composer:
Jule Styne
Lyricist:
Bob Merrill
Director of photography:
Harry Stradling

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Action adventure. A wealthy Arab sheikh invites a disenchanted ex-cavalry officer from the United States (Viggo Mortensen) to enter the famous Ocean of Fire race in the desert. Show more

Contributors

Frank Hopkins:
Viggo Mortensen
Sheikh Riyadh:
Omar Sharif
Lady Anne Davenport:
Louise Lombard
Prince Bin Al Reeh:
Said Taghmaoui
Buffalo Bill Cody:
JK Simmons
Rau Rasmussen:
Victor Talmadge
Director:
Joe Johnston
Writer:
John Fusco
Producer:
Patricia Carr

Genres

Formats

VE Day 70

Episode 1: Remembering Victory

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Seventy years on, some of Britain's best-loved entertainers and broadcasters recall the jubilation of VE Day and the years that followed. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Julie Walters
Participant:
David Attenborough
Participant:
Johnny Ball
Participant:
Honor Blackman
Participant:
Jilly Cooper
Participant:
John Craven
Participant:
Bruce Forsyth
Participant:
Cleo Laine
Participant:
Kenny Lynch
Participant:
Miriam Margolyes
Participant:
Michael Parkinson
Participant:
Leslie Phillips
Participant:
Anne Reid
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
Patrick Stewart
Participant:
Una Stubbs
Participant:
June Whitfield
Producer:
Mary Cranitch
Director:
Mary Cranitch
Executive Producer:
Chris Granlund
Production Manager:
Michelle Clinton
Production Coordinator:
Josef d'Bache-Kane

Series

VE Day 70

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Merchant-Ivory period drama about the relationship between a blind former diplomat and the Russian countess who saves him from a violent attack on the streets of 1930s Shanghai. Show more

Contributors

Todd Jackson:
Ralph Fiennes
Countess Sofia Belinskya:
Natasha Richardson
Princess Vera Belinskya:
Vanessa Redgrave
Olga Belinskya:
Lynn Redgrave
Director:
James Ivory
Prince Peter Belinsky:
John Wood
Samuel Feinstein:
Allan Corduner
Crane:
Lee Pace
Director of photography:
Christopher Doyle

Documentary film celebrating the big band sound and uncovering the social history behind the music that kept the nation's spirits up through the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Malcolm Gerrie
Executive Producer:
Samantha Peters
Director:
Geoff Wonfor
Presenter:
Jools Holland
Presenter:
Len Goodman
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley

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