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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Sci-fi comedy directed by Don Sharp, about an American showman (Burl Ives) who forms an alliance with two crooked English businessmen in a bid to send a man to the moon. Show more

Contributors

Phineas T Barnum:
Burl Ives
Gaylord Sullivan:
Troy Donahue
Sir Charles Dillworthy:
Lionel Jeffries
Sir Harry Washington-Smythe:
Terry-Thomas
Professor Siegfried von Bullow:
Gert Frobe
The Duke of Barset:
Dennis Price
Madelaine:
Daliah Lavi
Bertram Grundle:
Graham Stark
Warrant Officer:
Stratford Johns
Lady Electra:
Judy Cornwell
General Tom Thumb:
Jimmy Clitheroe
Anna Lindstrom:
Renate von Holt
Director:
Don Sharp

Genres

Formats

Life on Earth

Episode 9: The Rise of the Mammals

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Mammals have proved to be one of the most adaptable products of evolution. David Attenborough looks at their evolution from reptiles 200 million years ago. Show more

Life on Earth

Episode 10: Themes and Variations

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

David Attenborough looks at some of the huge variety of mammals. The tree shrew has attracted great interest as it shows how mammals may have originated. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain

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

Flog It!

Series 7 Reversions

Episode 14: Bury St Edmunds

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

Antique experts David Barby and Adam Partridge join Paul Martin in Bury St Edmunds. Paul takes a tour around the house of illustrious painter Thomas Gainsborough.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Adam Partridge
Participant:
David Barby
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 7: Settle to Garsdale

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Travel documentary. Michael Portillo revisits the Settle-Carlisle line, explores the Ribblehead viaduct and learns about the navvies who helped to build it. Show more

James Martin: Home Comforts

Series 1 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 2: Comfort Cooking

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

TV chef James Martin explores home cooking. James shares some of his ultimate comfort food recipes, including a warming beef and red wine pie. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Talking Pictures

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

Nature's Microworlds

Episode 9: Namib Desert

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 8 months

Steve Backshall visits the Namib in Africa, where animals use clever tactics to combat the heat. He reveals the unique secret that allows life to survive here at all. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Doug Mackay-Hope
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke
Executive Producer:
Cerys Griffiths
Executive Producer:
Nick Shearman
Producer:
Chloe Pearne

Snooker: Welsh Open

2014

01/03/2014

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Ashleigh Crowter introduces live coverage from the first of the two semi-finals, featuring Ding Junhui against Joe Perry. Show more

Contributors

Commentator:
Dominic Dale
Commentator:
Terry Griffiths
Commentator:
Darren Morgan
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Executive Producer:
Alison Witkover
Executive Producer:
Geraint Lewis

Regional Variations (3)

Permission Impossible: Britain's Planners

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Restoration Home - One Year On

BBC Two HD
BBC Two Scotland
BBC Two England

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

Galway to Clifden

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Coast ventures to the storm-battered Atlantic shore of Ireland's north west coast. Neil Oliver visits an Atlantic sea monitoring station off the coast of Galway. Show more

Snooker: Welsh Open

2014

01/03/2014

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two Wales

Ashleigh Crowter introduces live coverage from the second semi-final, featuring Ronnie O'Sullivan against Barry Hawkins. Show more

Contributors

Commentator:
Dominic Dale
Commentator:
Terry Griffiths
Commentator:
Darren Morgan
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Executive Producer:
Alison Witkover
Executive Producer:
Geraint Lewis

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

In a specially extended version to celebrate St David's Day, John Inverdale invites Max Boyce to reflect on his remarkable career as the Welsh icon reaches his 70th birthday. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Inverdale
Participant:
Max Boyce
Performer:
Sophie Evans
Performer:
Cerys Matthews
Producer:
Carolyn Hitt
Director:
Siân G Lloyd
Executive Producer:
Chris Stuart

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Ashleigh Crowter presents highlights from today's semi-final matches at the Newport Centre. Show more

Contributors

Commentator:
Dominic Dale
Commentator:
Terry Griffiths
Commentator:
Darren Morgan
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Executive Producer:
Alison Witkover
Executive Producer:
Geraint Lewis

Mock the Week

Looks Back At...

Episode 2: Animals

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Specials featuring archive on a single subject from past Mock the Weeks. This time the subject is the animal kingdom. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Frankie Boyle
Participant:
Russell Howard
Participant:
Micky Flanagan
Participant:
David Mitchell
Participant:
Miles Jupp
Participant:
Adam Hills
Series Producer:
Dan Patterson
Producer:
Mark Leveson
Producer:
Ruth Wallace
Producer:
Ewan Phillips

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Historical drama recounting the story of the scandalous affair between the wife of up-and-coming English politician William Lamb and unconventional Romantic poet Lord Byron. Show more

Contributors

Lady Caroline Lamb:
Sarah Miles
William Lamb:
Jon Finch
Lady Melbourne:
Margaret Leighton
Canning:
John Mills
Lady Bessborough:
Pamela Brown
King George IV:
Ralph Richardson
Duke of Wellington:
Laurence Olivier
Director:
Robert Bolt
Producer:
Robert M Fine

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