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A Very Country Christmas

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 7 months

Ellie Harrison and Angellica Bell meet a Cornish choir, visit a donkey sanctuary and discover the history of Christmas cards as part of Advent preparations in Devon and Cornwall. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ellie Harrison
Presenter:
Angellica Bell
Producer:
Andy Twaddle
Director:
Andy Twaddle
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell
Executive Producer:
Brendan Hughes

Race Across the World

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

A frenetic race across the world. The teams have reached the halfway mark in the 25,000km race to Ushuaia. To reach the next checkpoint, they must choose to travel through either Bolivia or Chile. 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
Editor:
Ben Hills

Natural World

2019-2020

Weasels: Feisty and Fearless

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Looking at the true nature of weasels. Often portrayed as the villains of the natural world, do they deserve this reputation? Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Agatha Christie's murder mystery. Detective Hercule Poirot sets out to discover the truth behind the death of a stage star at a resort hotel on an Adriatic island. Show more

Contributors

Hercule Poirot:
Peter Ustinov
Daphne Castle:
Maggie Smith
Christine Redfern:
Jane Birkin
Arlena Marshall:
Diana Rigg
Rex Brewster:
Roddy McDowall
Patrick Redfern:
Nicholas Clay
Myra Gardener:
Sylvia Miles
Odell Gardener:
James Mason
Sir Horace Blatt:
Colin Blakely
Kenneth Marshall:
Denis Quilley
Director:
Guy Hamilton

Formats

Bargain Hunt

Series 56

The Very Best and Worst Buys

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

To celebrate 20 glorious years of Bargain Hunt, Eric Knowles takes a look back at some of the best and worst buys our reds and blues have come up with. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Eric Knowles
Series Producer:
Joanne Dunscombe
Executive Producer:
Paul Tucker
Director:
Tim Holt

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 6 months

Returning to England from Istanbul on the Orient Express, Hercule Poirot is asked to investigate a murder.

Contributors

Hercule Poirot:
Albert Finney
Mrs Hubbard:
Lauren Bacall
Princess Dragomiroff:
Wendy Hiller
Countess Andrenyi:
Jacqueline Bisset
Col. Arbuthnot:
Sean Connery
Beddoes:
John Gielgud
Writer:
Paul Dehn
Director:
Sidney Lumet

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Classic whodunnit. While on a Nile steamer, detective Hercule Poirot investigates the death of an heiress who had stolen her best friend's fiance and crossed other passengers. Show more

Contributors

Hercule Poirot:
Peter Ustinov
Louise Bourget:
Jane Birkin
Mrs Van Schuyler:
Bette Davis
Colonel Race:
David Niven
Jacqueline De Bellefort:
Mia Farrow
Mrs Salome Otterbourne:
Angela Lansbury
Miss Bowers:
Maggie Smith
Linnet Ridgeway:
Lois Chiles
Mr Ferguson:
Jon Finch
Rosalie Otterbourne:
Olivia Hussey
Manager of the Karnak:
IS Johar
Andrew Pennington:
George Kennedy
Dr Bessner:
Jack Warden
Barnstaple:
Harry Andrews
Rockford:
Sam Wanamaker
Composer:
Nino Rota
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

Formats

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 5 months

Michael Palin revisits his first groundbreaking travel series, and fans, including Sir David Attenborough and Joanna Lumley, reflect on his achievement. Show more

Mastermind

2020/21

Episode 11

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys hosts another heat of the classic quiz. Tonight's specialist subjects are Kenneth Williams, UK hit singles 2000-2004, Ada Lovelace and the Rugby World Cup. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Chris Jones
Executive Producer:
Jimmy Mulville
Executive Producer:
David Young
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

University Challenge

Christmas 2020

Durham v Downing Cambridge

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 7 months

It’s the penultimate match of the first round in the Christmas quiz for grown-ups, and both teams are doing battle for a place in the semi-finals. 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

Two Doors Down

Christmas Special

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 4 months

A Christmas holiday break at Colin and Cathy’s luxury lodge in the Scottish Highlands threatens to derail the neighbours’ friendship when Cathy pushes Beth too far. Show more

Live at the Apollo

Secrets of the Apollo

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 7 months

A celebration of Britain’s greatest stand-up show, Live at the Apollo. Stars of the Apollo reminisce and share insider knowledge to reveal their own secrets of the show. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tom Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Desiree Burch
Interviewed Guest:
Nina Conti
Interviewed Guest:
Hal Cruttenden
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Omid Djalili
Interviewed Guest:
Micky Flanagan
Interviewed Guest:
Kerry Godliman
Interviewed Guest:
Darren Harriott
Interviewed Guest:
Chris McCausland
Interviewed Guest:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Ryan
Interviewed Guest:
Sindhu Vee
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Chris Howe
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Unsettling Australian horror tale. Widow Amelia’s worries about her highly strung young son’s behaviour worsen when a mysterious pop-up book inspires fresh fears. Show more

Countryfile

Christmas Special

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for 7 months

Countryfile celebrates Christmas on the stunning Auchlyne estate in Scotland. Charlotte and Emma help monitor beavers on the estate, and Anita joins Adam to help out on his farm. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Charlotte Smith
Presenter:
Joe Crowley
Presenter:
Matt Baker
Presenter:
John Craven
Presenter:
Adam Henson
Presenter:
Anita Rani
Presenter:
Tom Heap
Series Editor:
Jane Lomas
Executive Producer:
Bill Lyons

Great British Menu

Christmas

The Banquet

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Great British Christmas Menu reaches its climax with a special festive feast for some of the heroes of this year’s pandemic. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sarah Eglin
Series Editor:
Antonia Lloyd
Series Producer:
Avril Beaven
Production Company:
Optomen Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

As finals week begins, the six remaining chefs must come up with their own twists on classic dishes including rabbit in mustard sauce and bouillabaisse with a rouille sauce. Show more

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