Programme Index

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Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 1

Episode 6: Why Bat Hangs Upside Down

on BBC Two Wales

Stories telling a young audience how animals got their distinctive parts. Bat loves scaring the other animals by saying boo, so they teach him a lesson. Show more

Fee Fi Fo Yum

Series 1

Episode 12: Feed Me

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Children's game show in which teams compete for their lives. The Haggis Heads from Scotland battle the Gobstoppers from London to avoid being eaten. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Les Dennis
Brian the Giant:
Nigel Cooper
GTV Announcer:
Brian Blessed
Series Producer:
Anne Dixon

Mortified

Series 1

Episode 5: The Chosen One

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Comedy. Taylor Fry feels like a misfit, but deals with the world around her with a little imagination. Taylor is inspired by the teachings of a Buddhist monk. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Swashbuckling adventure in which a Spanish governor orders a crew of Dutch sailors to be enslaved and their captain hanged, but they escape and plot revenge. With Maureen O'Hara. Show more

Contributors

Francisca:
Maureen O'Hara
Laurent Van Horn:
Paul Henreid
Don Alvarado:
Walter Slezak
Anne Bonny:
Binnie Barnes
Da Bilar:
John Emery
Captain Black:
Barton MacLane
Lieutenant Escobar:
Jack La Rue
Captain Lussan:
Ian Keith
Director:
Frank Borzage

Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

The dramatic story of US marines during World War II. The story centres on a major (Van Heflin) who guides the raw recruits through training. Based on the novel by Leon Uris. Show more

Contributors

Colonel Sam Huxley:
Van Heflin
Private Andy Hookens:
Aldo Ray
Mrs Danny Forrester:
Mona Freeman
Mrs Pat Rogers:
Nancy Olson
Mac/Narrator:
James Whitmore
Major General Snipes:
Raymond Massey
Danny Forrester:
Tab Hunter
Mrs Elaine Yarborough:
Dorothy Malone
Private Ski:
William Campbell
Private Marion Hotchkiss:
John Lupton
Private L Q Jones:
LQ Jones
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Author:
Leon Uris

Regional Variations (2)

Two Greedy Italians

Series 1

Episode 1: The Family

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Chefs Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo return to Italy. They visit Emilia-Romagna to find out if food and family are still at the heart of Italian life. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 13: Time on My Hands

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Wartime sitcom. An enemy pilot bails out and becomes tangled up with the town clock - and so do the members of Mainwaring's platoon when they attempt a rescue.

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 Blewett:
Harold Bennett
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Miss Fortescue:
Joan Cooper
Mr Gordon:
Eric Longworth
Producer:
David Croft

Citizen Smith

Series 1

Episode 1: Crocodile Tears

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Wolfie's long-term girlfriend Shelley misunderstands when he takes buys her some jewellery and thinks that he has proposed. Who ever heard of an engaged Marxist revolutionary? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Extended version of the popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, hosts Gregg Wallace and John Torode, and panellists Samira Ahmed and Richard Herring. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Paul Merton
Participant:
Paul Merton
Participant:
Ian Hislop
Participant:
Ian Hislop
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Mark Barrett
Producer:
Mark Barrett
Participant:
Gregg Wallace
Participant:
Gregg Wallace
Participant:
John Torode
Participant:
John Torode
Participant:
Samira Ahmed
Participant:
Samira Ahmed
Participant:
Richard Herring
Participant:
Richard Herring

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Drama about a fisherman who finds a rare pink gem and teams up with a mercenary smuggler and a US journalist in the hope of using the jewel to save his family. Show more

Contributors

Danny Archer:
Leonardo DiCaprio
Solomon Vandy:
Djimon Hounsou
Maddy Bowen:
Jennifer Connelly
Dia Vandy:
Kagiso Kuypers
Colonel Coetzee:
Arnold Vosloo
Cordell Brown:
Antony Coleman
Jassie Vandy:
Benu Mabhena
Rupert Simmons:
Michael Sheen
Benjamin Kapanay:
Basil Wallace
News Reporter:
Clare Holman
Director:
Edward Zwick
Producer:
Graham King
Producer:
Edward Zwick
Director of photography:
Eduardo Serra

Genres

Formats

Regional Variations (2)

Later... with Jools Holland

Series 38

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

Joining Jools in the studio are Arctic Monkeys, Randy Newman, Brian Wilson, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Warpaint and Gappy Ranks. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Drama centred on an unconventional American family's obsession with a hotel, and following the exploits of the various family members. Starring Jodie Foster and Rob Lowe. Show more

Contributors

John Berry:
Rob Lowe
Frannie Berry:
Jodie Foster
Mr Win Berry:
Beau Bridges
Frank Berry:
Paul McCrane
'Egg' Berry:
Seth Green
Mother:
Lisa Banes
Chip Dove/Ernst:
Matthew Modine

Genres

Formats

BBC Two Wales

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