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Porridge

Series 1

Episode 2: The Hustler

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 3 months

Classic prison sitcom. Fletcher gets a permanent job with the pigs on the prison farm and dreams up a novel way to relieve the boredom of prison life. Show more

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barraclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Appleton:
Graham Ashley
Prison Officer:
John Quarnby

The Best Christmas Food Ever

Series 1

Episode 11: Compilation

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Paul Ainsworth and Catherine Fulvio are joined by special guests as they share their culinary secrets, perfect for creating delicious festive flavours throughout Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Ainsworth
Interviewed Guest:
Martine McCutcheon
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Biggins
Interviewed Guest:
Jay Blades
Interviewed Guest:
Dev Griffin
Director:
Pete Lawrence
Producer:
Natasha Hayes

Porridge

Series 3

Episode 1: A Storm in a Teacup

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 3 months

Sitcom set in Slade Prison. Fletcher inadvertently becomes involved in the murky world of drugs.

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba

Pointless Celebrities

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Celebrities test the depths of their knowledge in this special edition of the quiz, with Christopher Biggins and Lesley Joseph among the guests. Alexander Armstrong presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Executive Producer:
David Flynn
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Michelle Woods
Executive Producer:
Tom Blakeson
Participant:
Lesley Joseph

Pointless Celebrities

Series 4

Episode 6

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman host a celebrity edition of the quiz, with contestants including the Phelps twins, Peter Purves, John Noakes and Christopher Biggins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Executive Producer:
Michelle Woods
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Series Producer:
John Ryan
Participant:
Oliver Phelps
Participant:
James Phelps
Participant:
Peter Purves
Participant:
John Noakes
Participant:
Ricky Groves
Participant:
Natalie Cassidy

The One Show

28/05/2014

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Matt Baker and Alex Jones are joined by actors Simon Callow and Christopher Biggins, plus James perform live and there is footage of Martin Luther King's visit to Newcastle. Show more

Celebrity MasterChef

Series 9

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Cookery competition. The contestants in the final heat must use the ingredients in the Mystery Box to create their own version of fish and chips. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Presenter:
John Torode
Participant:
Kiki Dee
Participant:
Charley Boorman
Participant:
Jason Connery
Participant:
Tina Hobley
Director:
David Crerar
Series Producer:
Katie Attwood

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Series 4

Episode 8: Lesley Joseph and Christopher Biggins

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Actors Lesley Joseph and Christopher Biggins battle in a competition for antique glory around Essex and Buckinghamshire. Lesley comes face to face with a unique artefact. Show more

The Box

Episode 17

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Amateur cooking competition. Three home cooks are pitted against each other as they try to make delicious dishes using the ingredient boxes put together by Christopher Biggins. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Martin
Series Producer:
Rachel Palin
Director:
David Crerar
Unit Manager:
Clare Elliott
Production Company:
Shine TV

Series

The Box

Celebrity MasterChef

Series 10

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Cookery competition. The second week of heats continues as the celebrities fight for a place in the semi-finals, competing in a relay invention test and a mass catering challenge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gregg Wallace
Presenter:
John Torode
Participant:
Phil Vickery
Participant:
Andi Peters
Director:
David Crerar
Series Producer:
Katie Attwood
Production Manager:
Anna Holden-Booth
Production Company:
Shine TV

My Life on a Plate

Episode 8: Christopher Biggins

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Chef Brian Turner takes celebrities back to their youth, using the power of food to jog colourful memories. Christopher Biggins revisits his childhood. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Turner
Producer:
Matt Stewart
Director:
Matt Stewart
Series Editor:
Susie Staples
Production Company:
Tigress Productions

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Series 1

Episode 6: Birthday Boy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Classic sitcom. Terry feels depressed when everyone forgets his birthday. To make up for it Bob throws a surprise party, but preparations don't go according to plan. Show more

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Series 1

Episode 13: End of an Era

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The day of the wedding dawns and the women are racing around getting ready for the big event. Meanwhile, Terry has his hands full looking after a nervous Bob.

Porridge

Series 1

Episode 6: Men without Women

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Classic comedy series set in HM Prison Slade. When Fletcher assumes the role of agony aunt to his fellow inmates, he ends up writing letters home for them.

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 1: Just Desserts

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 3 months

Classic comedy series. The inmates of Slade Prison are horrified to discover there is a thief in their midst - a despicable crime against one's fellow inmates. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Mr Banyard:
Eric Dodson
Mr Appleton:
Graham Ashley

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 3

Episode 7: Learning to Fly

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Frank's grandfather offers to pay for flying lessons so that Frank can help on his Australian sheep farm. Show more

Ready Steady Cook

Series 17

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Christopher Biggins and Lesley Joseph challenge chefs Brian Turner and James Tanner to create some culinary treats. Watch out for high jinks and culinary capers.

Market Kitchen

Episode 12

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Cookery programme. Matt Tebbutt and Rachel Allen welcome Gary Rhodes who cooks up a brunch dish of black pudding and bacon with honeyed apples. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rachel Allen
Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Participant:
Gary Rhodes
Participant:
Jun Tanaka