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The Wonder of Animals

Episode 1: Penguins

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 2 months

Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. He looks at how the penguin's legs, wings and body shape have allowed it to adapt to a range of environments. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul
Director:
Aaron Paul

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature

Series 4

Episode 14: Behind the Screams

on BBC Two Scotland

Naomi presents a special edition of the nature show, taking viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour that reveals the challenges of battling with nature on location. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Naomi Wilkinson
Series Producer:
Alex Griffiths
Producer:
Emily Taylor
Director:
Emily Taylor
Director:
Jody Bourton
Director:
Rosie Gloyns
Camera Operator:
Stuart Dunn
Camera Operator:
Steve Paton
Camera Operator:
Johnny Rogers
Camera Operator:
Duncan Brake
Sound Recordist:
Gary Moore
Sound Recordist:
Gary Stadden
Sound Recordist:
Rich Whitley
Production Coordinator:
Nicola Kowalski
Production Coordinator:
Hannah Coffey
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Executive Producer:
Jo Shinner

The Pets Factor

Series 1

Episode 4: Pretzel, Bambi and Jasper

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 3 months

Documentary series. James gets a visit from a python, while Cat gets an earful from Jasper the itchy cavapoo. Cheryl tends to a cute pomeranian pup. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stacey Dooley
Participant:
Rory Cowlam
Participant:
Cheryl Lucas
Participant:
Cat Henstridge
Participant:
James Greenwood
Series Producer:
Sima Ray
Production Manager:
Clare Thomas
Production Department:
Carol Mckenzie

Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch

Series 1

Episode 7: The US Sportsday

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 9 months

Matilda Ramsay and her family are in LA to make food and have fun. Matilda cooks up a picnic to eat as they watch the world series of beach volleyball. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Matilda Ramsay
Participant:
Tana Ramsay
Participant:
Gordon Ramsay
Participant:
Jack Ramsay
Participant:
Holly Ramsay
Participant:
Megan Ramsay
Executive Producer:
Hugh Lawton
Executive Producer:
Paul Ratcliffe
Executive Producer:
Gordon Ramsay
Executive Producer:
Pat Llewellyn
Executive Producer:
Sue Murphy

Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch

Series 1

Episode 8: The Sleepover

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 9 months

Matilda tries to banish the boys and have a girls-only sleepover. Megan, Holly and their friend Elspeth head off to check out the night stars at a planetarium. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Matilda Ramsay
Participant:
Tana Ramsay
Participant:
Gordon Ramsay
Participant:
Jack Ramsay
Participant:
Holly Ramsay
Participant:
Megan Ramsay
Executive Producer:
Hugh Lawton
Executive Producer:
Paul Ratcliffe
Executive Producer:
Gordon Ramsay
Executive Producer:
Pat Llewellyn
Executive Producer:
Sue Murphy

The Dengineers

Series 2

Episode 4: Hollywood Cinema Den

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 4 months

Mark and Lauren get the help of experts to design dream dens for children. The Dengineers build 11-year-old Lola an old-fashioned cinema den. Show more

Robot Wars

Series 8

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Presented by Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon. Glitterbomb, designed by nine-year-old April, comes complete with a huge pink axe. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Mentorn
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Matt Wilkinson
Director:
Nikki Parsons
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce

Robot Wars

Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 8 months

Robot-fighting series. This show features 'launcher' Apollo, a robot with huge piercing claws, a future-tech machine called Sweeney Todd and PP3D, built using 3D-printed parts. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
Mentorn
Executive Producer:
Andrew Robertson
Series Producer:
Matt Wilkinson
Director:
Nikki Parsons
Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Commentator:
Jonathan Pearce

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

This time, the Hairy Bikers are in mainland France, in Provence. They begin their journey in Marseille, where the population is as diverse as the Mediterranean itself. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Oscar-winning adaptation of the famous true story. German-occupied Amsterdam, 1942. Young teen Anne details how, to escape persecution, the Franks take refuge with another family. Show more

Contributors

Anne Frank:
Millie Perkins
Petronella Van Daan:
Shelley Winters
Peter Van Daan:
Richard Beymer
Edith Frank:
Gusti Huber
Hans Van Daan:
Lou Jacobi
Margot Frank:
Diane Baker
Albert Dussel:
Ed Wynn

Italy's Invisible Cities

Series 1

Episode 1: Naples

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. Using the latest 3D technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott uncover the hidden history in Naples from its earliest Greek and Roman origins. Show more

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Series 7

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Michael Mosley runs an experiment to find out which foods are best for providing the essential but neglected nutrient iodine, and Giles Yeo discovers why stress can make you fat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Gabriel Weston
Presenter:
Alain Gregoire
Presenter:
Giles Yeo
Presenter:
Zoe Williams
Series Producer:
Matt Barrett
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Tom Kerridge's Lose Weight for Good

Series 1

Episode 4: Takeaway Alternatives

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Tom Kerridge helps local dieters lose weight for good. Tom sets about inventing lower calorie alternatives to takeaways and ready meals. Show more

A House Through Time

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The story of those who lived in one house, from the time it was built until now. David Olusoga follows the story from 1891 to 1945, through two World Wars and the Great Depression. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Olusoga
Series Producer:
Mary Crisp
Executive Producer:
Maxine Watson
Production Manager:
Nicola Wicks
Director of photography:
Andrew Kemp
Production Coordinator:
Erin Bateson
Production Company:
Twenty Twenty TV

Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 10: Brain versus Brawn

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Classic wartime sitcom. The members of the platoon disguise themselves as firemen during an exercise, but then they are called upon to tackle a real blaze.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Mr Fairbrother:
Anthony Roye
Waitress:
Maggie Don
Bridge Corporal:
Geoffrey Hughes
Dump Corporal:
David Rose
Producer:
David Croft

Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs

Series 1

Episode 4: Through the Rough Bounds

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Paul Murton tours Scotland's lochs. He travels into the heart of the Rough Bounds of Knoydart via Loch nan Umbh, Loch Morar, Loch Nevis and Loch Arkaig. Show more

QI XL

Series O

Episode 13: Omnishambles

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Sandi Toksvig organises an omnishambles with Josh Widdicombe, Stephen K Amos, Cally Beaton and Alan Davies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Stephen K Amos
Panellist:
Cally Beaton
Panellist:
Josh Widdicombe
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Production Company:
FremantleMedia

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Darcey Bussell steps out of the world of ballet to pick two modern dance works that take familiar genres into uncharted territory. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Darcey Bussell
Participant:
Danny Boyle
Participant:
Kenrick Sandy
Participant:
Michael Asante
Participant:
Le Patin Libre
Director:
Mark Cohen
Executive Producer:
Helen Spencer

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Powerful, Oscar-winning drama about a former movie star, haunted by self-doubt, who gambles all on mounting a Broadway production of a Raymond Carver short story on Broadway. Show more

Bowls: World Indoor Championships

2018 Highlights

Episode 6: Day 6

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Highlights from both semi-finals in the open singles at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk. Presented by Rishi Persad with commentary by David Corkill and John Price. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Drama in which a young maid (Scarlett Johansson), employed by artist Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth), charms him to the point where he feels compelled to paint her portrait. Show more

Contributors

Johannes Vermeer:
Colin Firth
Pieter Van Ruijven:
Tom Wilkinson
Maria Thins:
Judy Parfitt
Catharina Bolnes Vermeer:
Essie Davis
Cornelia Vermeer:
Alakina Mann
Griet's Father:
Chris McHallem
Griet's Mother:
Gabrielle Reidy
Director:
Peter Webber
Producer:
Andy Paterson
Producer:
Anand Tucker
Director of photography:
Eduardo Serra

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