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A Very Country Christmas

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 5 weeks

Ellie Harrison and Angellica Bell meet a turkey farmer, visit the town that inspired A Christmas Carol and talk to raucous carollers preparing for Advent in the north of England. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ellie Harrison
Presenter:
Angellica Bell
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes

Race Across the World

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Setting off from Panama City, the remaining four teams take to the Caribbean Sea, but there are complications when a state of emergency is declared in the destination of their next checkpoint. Show more

Contributors

Composer:
Michael Burns
Production Manager:
Juliet Cole
Production Manager:
Katy Goddard
Production Manager:
Anna Wood
Producer:
Kathryn Burke
Series Producer:
Lucy Curtis
Executive Producer:
Stephen Day
Executive Producer:
Tim Harcourt
Executive Producer:
Mark Saben
Executive Producer:
Matt J Smith
Producer:
Niamh Kearney
Line Producer:
Maria Kennedy
Production Company:
Studio Lambert

12 Puppies and Us

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 2 months

Lyra the pomsky moves in with the busy Cuthbertson family in Gateshead. In Cardiff, the big day arrives for Chinese crested powderpuff Fabio. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Rachael Barnes
Production Manager:
Julia Speed
Executive Producer:
Dan Barraclough
Production Department:
Emily Walton
Production Department:
Angela Oakhill
Commissioning Editor:
Abigail Priddle
Production Company:
RDF Television

Grizzly Bear Cubs and Me

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

Wildlife series. Gordon Buchanan joins the Pazhetnovs, a pioneering family of biologists, in snowy Russia to rehabilitate six orphaned grizzly cubs back to the wild. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Community Life

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Lifeline

Winston’s Wish

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Kristin Scott Thomas presents this month’s Lifeline appeal on behalf of the charity Winston’s Wish, who support children and their families after a bereavement.

Contributors

Series Producer:
Hardeep Giani
Production Manager:
Richie West

Genres

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic tale set in the 1840s. Jane Eyre falls in love with Mr Rochester, unaware of the terrible secret that he is harbouring. Show more

Contributors

Jane Eyre:
Mia Wasikowska
Edward Rochester:
Michael Fassbender
Mrs Fairfax:
Judi Dench
St John Rivers:
Jamie Bell
Mrs Reed:
Sally Hawkins
Young Jane Eyre:
Amelia Clarkson
Diana Rivers:
Holliday Grainger
Mary Rivers:
Tamzin Merchant
John Reed:
Craig Roberts
Hannah:
Su Elliot
Eliza Reed:
Freya Wilson
Blanche Ingram:
Imogen Poots
Georgiana Reed:
Emily Haigh
Mr Brocklehurst:
Simon McBurney
Miss Scatcherd:
Sandy McDade
Miss Abbot:
Lizzie Hopley
Dr Carter:
Ned Dennehy
Producer:
Alison Owen
Producer:
Paul Trijbits
Executive Producer:
Peter Hampden
Executive Producer:
Christine Langan

Bargain Hunt

Series 57

Grand Tour of Britain

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 1 month

To celebrate Bargain Hunt’s 20th birthday, Christina Trevanion tours the UK looking back at what our teams have bought over the last two decades. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Paul Tucker
Series Producer:
Joanne Dunscombe
Director:
Tim Holt

Nature's Weirdest Events

Series 2: Cutdowns

Episode 2

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 25 days

Chris Packham examines some of the world's weirdest natural events using eyewitness footage, first-hand accounts and scientific explanations. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 24 days

Nigella indulges in some kitchen-table tourism with food from near and far, including Linzer cookies, pomegranate cocktails, smoked salmon on black bread and Norwegian pork ribs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigella Lawson
Executive Producer:
Paolo Proto
Series Producer:
Martha Swales
Series Producer:
Laura Abrahams
Production Manager:
Matthew Cotton

Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 4 months

Classic romantic drama. Rick's Cafe is a centre for criminals, refugees, resistance fighters and Nazis. Its cynical owner takes risks for no-one - until the arrival of Ilsa.

Contributors

Producer:
Hal B Wallis
Major Strasser:
Conrad Veidt
Victor Laszlo:
Paul Henreid
Ilsa Lund:
Ingrid Bergman
Capt. Louis Renault:
Claude Rains
Annina Brandel:
Joy Page

Regional Variations (2)

A Very Country Christmas

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

Saving Lives at Sea

Series 3

Episode 9

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Documentary following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. As storm Ophelia hits the British Isles, the Rosslare crew try to rescue a small yacht with three people on board. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
George Hodge
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Ayres
Interviewed Guest:
Pauriac Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Nicholas
Director:
Luke Proctor
Director:
Louis Grover
Series Producer:
Alex Raw
Executive Producer:
Sarah Spencer
Production Company:
Blast! Films

Are You Being Served?

Series 6

Episode 6: Happy Returns

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Classic sitcom set in a department store. It is young Mr Grace's birthday and he's in for a surprise courtesy of the Gentlemen's and Ladies' departments.

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Young Mr Grace:
Harold Bennett
Mr Tebbs:
James Hayter
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
Bob Spiers

Regional Variations (2)

Are You Being Served?

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

Dad's Army

Battle of the Giants

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Two Wales HD

Captain Mainwaring tries to get out of attending a big church parade when the Home Guard are ordered to wear their medals from previous conflicts.

Contributors

Captain George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
Producer:
David Croft

Tudur's TV Flashback

Series 2

Law & Order

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 3 months

Comedian Tudur Owen rewinds the funniest, most fascinating clips from half a century and more of Welsh telly. This time he’s searching for clues about crime in Wales. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 27 days

Gone Christmas Fishing follows Bob Mortimer as he returns to his childhood roots in Middlesbrough to fish and reminisce with his dear friend and angling mentor Paul Whitehouse. Show more

Contributors

Featured Artist:
Bob Mortimer
Featured Artist:
Paul Whitehouse
Executive Producer:
Lisa Clark
Series Producer:
Stephanie Fyfe
Production Manager:
Louise Meager
Director:
Rob Gill
Production Coordinator:
Poppy Seekins
Consultant:
John Bailey
Production Company:
Owl Power TV

A celebration of the life and work of Julia Donaldson and the remarkable cast of characters that have sprung from her imagination. Show more

Contributors

Featured Artist:
Julia Donaldson
Narrator:
Julie Walters
Interviewed Guest:
David Walliams
Interviewed Guest:
Nadiya Hussain
Interviewed Guest:
Claudia Winkleman
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Dahl
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Coren Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Rosen
Interviewed Guest:
Axel Scheffler
Interviewed Guest:
Lydia Monks
Interviewed Guest:
Sara Ogilvie
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Cobb
Interviewed Guest:
Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Director:
Katy Homan
Executive Producer:
Tanya Hudson

University Challenge

Christmas 2020

Courtauld v Goldsmiths

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

It's the third match of the Christmas series for university alumni. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Narrator:
Roger Tilling
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Series Producer:
Irene Daniels
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Production Company:
ITV Studios

Motherland

Christmas Special

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

It’s time for Amanda’s festive soiree (dress code: tinsel and tiaras), and nothing says Christmas like evil Santa, Anne’s Christmas cocktails and a ban on dark drinks indoors. Show more

Contributors

Amanda:
Lucy Punch
Mrs Banbury Hughes:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Elizabeth:
Penny Ryder
Stunt coordinator:
Gary Connery
Executive Producer:
Clelia Mountford
Executive Producer:
Sharon Horgan
Executive Producer:
Holly Walsh
Director:
Simon Hynd
Production Company:
Merman Television Ltd

QI

Series R

Rejoice! A Christmas Special

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

It's Christmas, so time to rejoice with Sandi Toksvig and guests Holly Walsh, Justin Moorhouse, Chris McCausland and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sandi Toksvig
Panellist:
Holly Walsh
Panellist:
Alan Davies
Director:
Diccon Ramsay
Series Producer:
Piers Fletcher
Executive Producer:
John Lloyd
Production Company:
FremantleMedia UK

Brand

QI

The Noughties

Series 1

2009

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 2 months

In the last episode of the series, Angela Scanlon is joined by DJ and presenter Gemma Cairney and all-round telly favourite Joe Swash to look at the last year of the decade: 2009. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Scanlon
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Swash
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Cairney
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 26 days

With no customers as Britain enters lockdown, landlord Tom and the pubs he has been supporting must find ways to survive until they are finally allowed to reopen. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 5 weeks

It is the hottest time of year, and the waterhole becomes busier in the cool of the night. Hyena lurk in the shadows as the team uncovers the new dynamics of night-time at the waterhole. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

The final four semi-finalists face an invention test set by Michelin-starred chef Andrew Wong. Show more

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