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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Biography of British film pioneer William Friese-Greene, who designed and patented a working cinematic camera. His life was dogged by hardship and lack of recognition. Show more

Contributors

William Friese-Greene:
Robert Donat
Edith Friese-Greene:
Margaret Johnston
Helena Friese-Greene:
Maria Schell
Maurice Friese-Greene:
John Howard Davies
Lord Beaverbrook:
Robert Beatty
Arthur Collings:
Eric Portman
May Jones:
Glynis Johns
Platform Man:
Cecil Parker
Assistant in Laboratory:
David Tomlinson
Bank Manager:
Emlyn Williams
Hotel Receptionist:
Kay Walsh
Police Officer:
Laurence Olivier
Maida Vale Doctor:
Leo Genn
House Agent:
Marius Goring
Industry Man:
Peter Ustinov
Nursemaid:
Sheila Sim
Broker's Man:
Stanley Holloway
Miss Tagg:
Renee Asherson
Company Promoter:
Roland Culver
Ethel Friese-Greene:
Janette Scott
Cousin Alfred:
Bernard Miles
Mrs Claire:
Joyce Grenfell
Maurice Guttenberg:
Frederick Valk
Official Receiver:
Michael Hordern
Sergeant in Storeroom:
Sydney James
Doctor's Housekeeper:
Thora Hird
Recruiting Sergeant:
William Hartnell
Sitter in Bath Studio:
Googie Withers
Sitter in Bath Studio:
Richard Murdoch
Sitter in Bath Studio:
Sybil Thorndike
Mrs Stukely:
Joan Hickson
Industry Man:
Peter Jones
Director:
John Boulting

The Instant Gardener

Series 2

Episode 8

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Garden transformation show. Helen Skelton and the team help an urban community farm in Southampton create a sheltered seating area, complete with firepit for marshmallow toasting. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Skelton
Presenter:
Danny Clarke
Series Producer:
Kerry Richardson
Executive Producer:
Matt Walton
Production Company:
12 Yard Productions

Countryfile

Isle of Wight

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

John Craven, Helen Skelton and Margherita Taylor are on the Isle of Wight, where John meets the amateur dinosaur hunter finding new prehistoric creatures. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Matt Tebbutt takes a look back at some of his favourite recipes and best moments from Saturday Kitchen.

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Series Producer:
Charlotte Collins
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Producer:
James Bedwell
Researcher:
Scott Anderson
Production Coordinator:
Hannah Dodd
Production Company:
Cactus TV

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Nigel Slater shares recipes for sumptuous centrepieces, sweet treats and luxurious leftovers. In Scandinavia, he learns how Norwegians make the most of festive flavours. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Slater
Director:
Sarah Myland
Series Producer:
Michelle Crowley
Executive Producer:
Pete Lawrence

Flog It!

Series 13 Reversions

Episode 1: Blackpool 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Paul Martin and experts Anita Manning and James Lewis are at the historic Blackpool Tower Circus to pick out a selection of interesting antiques and collectibles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Editor:
Kate Beetham
Series Producer:
Louise Hibbins
Director:
Leon Kay

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 4

Episode 1: Animal Frankensteins

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

David Attenborough examines some fascinating creatures. This episode looks at bizarre and sometimes deadly hybrids, like the pizzly bear and the killer bee. Show more

Track Cycling World Cup

2018

Episode 1: Fourth Round

Duration: 3 hours, 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Great Britain's women, including Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker, have won the last two World Cup madisons this season - can they make it three in a row?

Regional Variations (2)

Top Gear

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales
BBC Two HD
BBC Two Wales HD
BBC Two Northern Ireland HD
BBC Two England

Sportscene

16/12/2018

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Jonathan Sutherland introduces highlights of the weekend's matches, including Hibernian v Celtic, Rangers v Hamilton, St Mirren v Aberdeen and Livingston v Hearts. Show more

Contributors

Regional Variations (3)

Hidden Wales with Will Millard

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales HD

Inside the Factory

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two England
BBC Two HD
BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

River City

11/12/2018

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Maggie's addiction threatens to break the fractured McLeans. Gabriel acts on Callum's rebellion. Nicole starts a new job. Lydia searches for fulfilment. Show more

Contributors

Lenny Murdoch:
Frank Gallagher
Maggie McLean:
Kathryn Howden
Gabriel Brodie:
Garry Sweeney
Nicole Brodie:
Holly Jack
Callum Adams:
Ty McPhee
Suzie Fraser:
Juliet Cadzow
Alex Murdoch:
Jordan Young
Lydia Murdoch:
Jacqueline Leonard
Ruby McLean:
Zindzi Hudson
Charlotte Crozier:
Daisy Veldhoven
Angus Lindsay:
Scott Fletcher
Louise Caplan:
Lesley Hart
Logan Caplan:
Kevin Mains
Caitlin McLean:
Gayle Telfer Stevens
Scarlett O'Hara:
Sally Howitt
Dougie Patterson:
Stewart Porter
Stevie O'Hara:
Iain Robertson
Ellie McLean:
Leah MacRae
Bob Adams:
Stephen Purdon
Kim Monroe:
Frances Thorburn
Isobel MacKenzie :
Alison Peebles
Sonny Caplan:
Jimmy Chisholm
Amandeep Jandhu:
Sanjeev Kohli

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Drama about an Irish immigrant who lands in 1950s Brooklyn and finds romance, before her past catches up with her and she must choose between two countries and two men. Show more

Contributors

Eilis Lacey:
Saoirse Ronan
Jim Farrell:
Domhnall Gleeson
Maurizio:
Michael Zegen
Father Flood:
Jim Broadbent
Miss McAdam:
Mary O'Driscoll
Mrs Kehoe:
Julie Walters
Mr Fiorello:
Paulino Nunes
Mrs Fiorello:
Ellen David
Miss Kelly:
Brid Brennan
Mrs Brady:
Emma Lowe
Rose Lacey:
Fiona Glascott
Mary Lacey:
Jane Brennan
George Sheridan:
Peter Campion
Miss Fortini:
Jessica Pare
Mr Rosenblum:
Alain Goulem
Frankie Doran:
Iarla O'Lionaird
Dolores:
Jenn Murray
Director:
John Crowley

Regional Variations (2)

Sunday Politics Northern Ireland

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

QI

Series N

Episode 9: Noel

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Sandi Toksvig hosts the QI Christmas special with guests Josh Widdicombe, Susan Calman, Matt Lucas and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Josh Widdicombe
Panellist:
Susan Calman
Panellist:
Matt Lucas
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
Talkback

Brand

QI

Match of the Day 2

2018/19

16/12/2018

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Mark Chapman introduces highlights and reaction from the day's three crucial Premier League matches, which include Liverpool taking on arch-rivals Manchester United. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 3 months

Documentary exploring the remarkable life of the footballer George Best, charting how a reserved young prodigy from Northern Ireland became a global superstar. Show more

Question Time

2018

13/12/2018

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

David Dimbleby chairs the debate from Southwark in south London. On the panel are David Davis MP, Angela Rayner MP, Nicky Morgan MP, Caroline Lucas MP and Jo Brand. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Panellist:
David Davis
Panellist:
Angela Rayner
Panellist:
Nicky Morgan
Panellist:
Caroline Lucas
Panellist:
Jo Brand
Executive Producer:
Nicolai Gentchev
Director:
Rob Hopkin
Production Manager:
Danielle Lloyd
Production Company:
Mentorn Media

Holby City

Series 20

Episode 50: The Right Sort of Animal

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Love is in the air, but can Serena and Bernie overcome their issues? Dom fights for his relationship. Mo pushes Nicky to reach her full potential. Show more

Contributors

Xavier 'Zav' Duval:
Marcus Griffiths
Adrian 'Fletch' Fletcher:
Alex Walkinshaw
Donna Jackson:
Jaye Jacobs
Serena Campbell:
Catherine Russell
Dominic Copeland:
David Ames
Henrik Hanssen:
Guy Henry
Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern:
Lee Mead
Nicky McKendrick:
Belinda Owusu
Sacha Levy:
Bob Barrett
Essie Di Lucca:
Kaye Wragg
Leah Faulkner:
Hannah Daniel
Mo Effanga:
Chizzy Akudolu
Jason Haynes:
Jules Robertson
Greta Allinson:
Zoe Croft
Bernie Wolf:
Jemma Redgrave
Sydney Somers:
Gemma Oaten
Alexandra ‘Lexy’ Dunblane:
Jenny Howe
Robyn Miller:
Amanda Henderson
Writer:
Ed Sellek

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