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Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Episode 3: The Face of Fame

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture. Simon looks at portraits of the famous and examines the celebrated faces of Britain's past and present. Show more

Rip Off Britain

Series 8

Episode 17

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary exposing rip-offs. Why residents desperate to get the condition of their roads up to scratch will only be able to do it by forking out thousands of pounds themselves. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Series Producer:
Chris Walker

Thief Trackers

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Reality series following stolen possessions. The undercover thief tracker team uses GPS technology to follow a criminal who steals a camera and passes it to an accomplice. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Matt Crook
Executive Producer:
Sarah Wood
Series Producer:
Aileen McCracken
Production Company:
Crook Productions

Daily Politics

05/10/2016: Conservative Leader's Speech

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two Scotland

Andrew Neil is at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, with live coverage of Theresa May's leader's speech. He is joined by education secretary Justine Greening MP. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Interviewed Guest:
Justine Greening
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Davidson
Interviewed Guest:
Danny Finkelstein

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales
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BBC Two HD

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 5

Episode 4: The Marriage Settlement

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic holiday camp sitcom. Jeffrey tries to sort out his marital problems.

Contributors

Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Director:
John Kilby

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 1

Episode 6: A Victory for Democracy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic sitcom about a beleaguered PM. Jim Hacker begins to wonder whether the government runs the Foreign Office, or vice versa.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Foreign Secretary:
Ronald Hines
Sir Richard Wharton:
Donald Pickering
Israeli Ambassador:
David de Keyser
Writer:
Antony Jay

Regional Variations (2)

Hi-de-Hi!

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To the Manor Born

Series 1

Episode 5: The Summer Hunt Ball

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Sitcom. DeVere hosts the traditional hunt ball but asks Marjory to organise it instead of Audrey, who in turn arranges an exquisite revenge. Show more

Contributors

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton:
Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Marjory Frobisher:
Angela Thorne
Mrs Poulovicka:
Daphne Heard
Barbringer:
John Rudling
Mrs Patterson:
Daphne Oxenford
CSM Godbolt:
Shaun Curry
Brigadier Lemington:
Anthony Sharp
Mrs Plunkett:
Joyce Windsor
Mackenzie McLeod:
Paul Barber

Hidden Kingdoms

Episode 2: Secret Forests

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Nature series on tiny wildlife. A chipmunk faces rivals and predators, while a juvenile tree shrew, forced into the jungle, has to find food and escape a python. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Stephen Fry
Producer:
Verity White
Series Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton

The Link

Series 2

Episode 8

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Mark Williams hosts the quiz where knowing the answers is only half the battle and contestants need to find the link between the answers to win. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Williams
Series Producer:
Julie Kelling
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Production Company:
STV Productions
Production Company:
Linkee TV

Eggheads

Series 18

Episode 7

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Executive Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

Strictly - It Takes Two

Series 14

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Zoe Ball presents all the backstage gossip and exclusive news from Strictly Come Dancing. Ian Waite gives his thoughts on the couples' training progress. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Zoe Ball
Executive Producer:
Eve Winstanley
Series Producer:
Matt Green

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Mary Berry shares a selection of her foolproof recipes. Mary prepares salmon fillets with herbs and red pepper and a side of spiralised veg - perfect for any dinner party. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mary Berry
Editor:
Karen Ross
Director:
David Ambler
Series Producer:
Emma Boswell
Production Manager:
Jane Pelling
Production Company:
Shine TV Ltd

Great British Menu

Series 11

Episode 28: London & South East Main

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Creative culinary competition. Mark Froydenlund is showcasing British veal to celebrate the determination of British producers to bounce back from disaster. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

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Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 5

Episode 3: Tangier to Marrakech

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Michael Portillo takes in the sights, smells and tastes of north Africa as he travels from the Mediterranean port of Tangier to the Berber city of Marrakech. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary about Down's syndrome and the ethics of pregnancy screening, exploring the thinking around the proposed new screening test and its possible availability on the NHS. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sally Phillips
Producer:
Carl Callam
Executive Producer:
Emma Loach

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

Live at the Apollo

Series 11

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Everyone's favourite 'Chatty Man' Alan Carr is your host as he introduces two of comedy's biggest stars - the fabulously funny Francesca Martinez and Nish Kumar. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two England
BBC Two HD

NFL This Week

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Today at Conference

2016

Episode 6: Conservative - Wednesday

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Andrew Neil with highlights of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

Dominic Sandbrook: Let Us Entertain You

Episode 2: In with the Old

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Dominic Sandbrook explores British postwar culture. This episode explores how working-class voices have risen and been absorbed into the elite. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Dr Chris van Tulleken has been trying to treat certain patients without drugs. Now he wants to expand and offer drug-free treatments to all 14,000 patients at the practice. Show more

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