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Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge

Series 1

Episode 7: Baked Goods

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Food producers with fledgling businesses test out their products on the locals in Malhamdale. In the final heat, producers of baked goods fight it out for a place in the final. Show more

Great British Menu

Series 13

Episode 43: Finals - Main

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The chefs serve up venison, rabbit, duck, beef, lamb and pork for scrutiny. The guest judge is Tom Lynch MBE, a former BMX world champion turned healthcare hero. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Tom Clarke
Series Producer:
Claudine Parrish
Director:
Phil Ashton
Series Editor:
Genevieve Welch
Production Company:
Optomen
Judge:
Tom Lynch

Great Indian Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 3: Mysuru to Chennai

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Michael Portillo journeys from Mysore to the first stronghold of the East India Company in Chennai. Michael pitches in at a game of street cricket. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Family comedy from the performers of Horrible Histories. Young Bill Shakespeare leaves Stratford to follow his latest dream, to be a playwright in London. Show more

Contributors

Bill Shakespeare/Lord Burghley/English Messenger:
Mathew Baynton
Earl of Crawley/Croydon/Juan Domingo/Sausage/Dmitri Alexandr:
Simon Farnaby
Anne Hathaway/Molly/Spanish Courtier/Body Collector:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Christopher Marlowe/Gabriel Montoya/Cynical Jester:
Jim Howick
Sir Francis Walsingham/Lope Lopez/Ian:
Laurence Rickard
King Philip II of Spain/Earl of Southampton/Grubby Thief:
Ben Willbond
Queen Elizabeth I:
Helen McCrory
Sir Richard Hawkins:
Damian Lewis
Francis Drake:
Justin Edwards
Sir Walter Raleigh:
Rufus Jones
Ramon/Sergeant:
David Crow

Natural World

2018-2019

Episode 6: The Super Squirrels

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

Documentary. The squirrel family is one of the most widespread on earth, so what is the secret to their success? We uncover the extraordinary abilities of these cheeky characters. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 17 days

A dramatic reconstruction of the World War II defeat at Dunkirk, told through the experiences of three characters. Show more

Contributors

Captain Binns:
John Mills
Charles Foreman:
Bernard Lee
Dave Bellman:
Meredith Edwards
Military Spokesman:
Anthony Nicholls
Frankie:
Sean Barrett
Colonel - Medical Officer:
Lionel Jeffries
Lieutenant Lumpkin:
Kenneth Cope
Sergeant on Parade Ground:
Patrick Allen
Director:
Leslie Norman

Natural World

2017-2018

Episode 8: Attenborough and the Empire of the Ants

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

David Attenborough is in the Swiss Jura Mountains to discover the secrets of a giant. Beneath his feet lies a vast network of tunnels and chambers, home to a huge empire of ants. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary following Judi Dench as she explores the lives of trees, discovering how they feel, how they communicate and how they fight off invading armies and extreme weather. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Judi Dench
Interviewed Guest:
David Mills
Expert:
Mat Disney
Executive Producer:
Anthony Geffen
Director:
Harvey Lilley
Production Manager:
Samantha Tilyard
Producer:
James Manisty
Production Company:
Atlantic Productions

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 5 months

A chance to hang out with Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Joan Plowright and enjoy sparkling conversation spliced with a raft of astonishing archive. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Eileen Atkins
Interviewed Guest:
Judi Dench
Interviewed Guest:
Maggie Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Plowright
Director:
Roger Michell
Producer:
Sally Angel

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Drama recounting the true story of Philomena Lee who, decades after being forced to give up her infant son, enlists the help of an investigative journalist to track him down. Show more

Contributors

Philomena Lee:
Judi Dench
Martin Sixsmith:
Steve Coogan
Sally Mitchell:
Michelle Fairley
Sister Hildegarde:
Barbara Jefford
Mother Barbara:
Ruth McCabe
Pete Olsson:
Peter Hermann
Sally Mitchell:
Michelle Fairley
Writer:
Jeff Pope

QI XL

Series P

Episode 9: Pubs - A Christmas Special

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Quiz show. Sandi Toksvig has a Christmas knees-up in the pub with Alan Davies, Cariad Lloyd, Josh Widdicombe and Noel Fielding.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Panellist:
Noel Fielding
Panellist:
Cariad Lloyd
Panellist:
Josh Widdicombe
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Production Company:
FremantleMedia

Duration: 42 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Frankie Boyle and guests dissect the bewildering year that was 2018. The show features Frankie at his satirical best with stand-up, review and discussion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frankie Boyle
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Executive Producer:
Peter Holmes
Executive Producer:
Richard Cohen
Series Producer:
Christopher Barbour
Production Company:
Zeppotron
Producer:
Tom Baker

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

German historical drama. Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a village in rural Rhineland. Show more

Contributors

Jettchen Niem:
Antonia Bill
Gustav Simon:
Maximilian Scheidt
Margarethe Simon:
Marita Breuer
Johann Simon:
Rudiger Kriese
Florinchen:
Philine Lembeck
Lena Zeitz:
Melanie Fouche
Hedwig Simon:
Eva Zeidler
Director:
Edgar Reitz

BBC Two Scotland

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