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Daily Politics

13/09/2012

Duration: 1 hour

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

Andrew Neil with political news, interviews and debate. Andrew talks to Labour's Andy Burnham about the Hillsborough tragedy and Esther Rantzen about her new charity, Silverline.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Interviewed Guest:
Esther Rantzen
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Burnham

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Series 4

Episode 7: Esther Rantzen and Rebecca Wilcox

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Television presenter Esther Rantzen challenges her daughter, and fellow presenter, Rebecca Wilcox in a competition for antique glory in and around Reading. Show more

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 5

Episode 4: Esther Rantzen

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrities trace their ancestry. Esther Rantzen investigates a black sheep in the family and uncovers a scandalous story of fraud, bigamy and murder. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The results of the biggest ever poll of the public’s views on death and dying, which show that not many of us are facing up to what will happen when the big moment comes. Show more

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 1

Episode 8: Esther Rantzen

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Marcus Brigstocke invites his guest Esther Rantzen to step out of her comfort zone and try some new cultural experiences.

Pointless Celebrities

Series 11

Special

Duration: 49 minutes

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

Featuring Kelly Cates and Adrian Chiles, Andy Hamilton and Kate Williams, Mark Dolan and Rustie Lee, and Dame Esther Rantzen and Tim Vine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Participant:
Kelly Cates
Participant:
Adrian Chiles
Participant:
Mark Dolan
Participant:
Andy Hamilton
Participant:
Rustie Lee
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
Tim Vine
Participant:
Kate Williams
Producer:
Richard Hague
Producer:
Tamara Gilder
Producer:
John Ryan

Rip Off Britain

2018 Live

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Live episodes of the consumer series, featuring a look at the lack of consumer choice around water suppliers, as customers reveal disastrous experiences. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Rippon
Interviewed Guest:
Esther Rantzen
Executive Producer:
Rob Unsworth
Series Producer:
Chris Walker

Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Series 6

Episode 2: Esther Rantzen

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Broadcaster Esther Rantzen is raising funds for a cause close to her heart. Lorne Spicer and valuer Paul Hayes look through her mementoes for likely auction lots. Show more

We Need Answers

Series 2

Episode 10: Media and Eating

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy quiz show. Broadcaster and campaigner Esther Rantzen competes against sports broadcaster John Inverdale in answering questions set by members of the public. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Watson
Presenter:
Alex Horne
Presenter:
Tim Key
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
John Inverdale
Producer:
Simon London
Executive Producer:
Jo Sargent
Director:
Nick Wood

Celebrity Eggheads

Series 4

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts. Can a team from That's Life featuring Esther Rantzen, Adrian Mills, Gavin Campbell, Bill Buckley and Robin Bextor triumph over the Eggheads? Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
Adrian Mills
Participant:
Gavin Campbell
Participant:
Bill Buckley
Participant:
Robin Bextor

Ready Steady Cook

Series 18

Episode 59: Xmas Special - Esther Rantzen and Rebecca Wilcox

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Esther Rantzen and her daughter, TV presenter Rebecca Wilcox, join Ainsley Harriott for a feast of seasonal food. Show more

The Matt Lucas Awards

The Matt Lucas Awards

Episode 4

Duration: 35 minutes

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

Matt Lucas once more hosts his own awards ceremony - the Lucases - with the nominations provided by broadcaster Esther Rantzen, presenter Chris Tarrant and comedian Johnny Vegas. Show more

The Funny Side of...

Episode 6: Christmas

Duration: 1 hour

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

Clive Anderson guides us through the best and worst moments in Christmas television, including the Blue Peter Advent crown, Christmas Top of the Pops and The Royle Family. Show more

This Week

29/01/2015

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil is joined by Michael Portillo, Alan Johnson, Miranda Green and Vicky Pryce. Plus Esther Rantzen looks at being Jewish in Britain and George Zach on the Greek election. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Alan Johnson
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Panellist:
Vicky Pryce
Interviewed Guest:
George Zach
Interviewed Guest:
Esther Rantzen
Production Manager:
Paula Prynn
Assistant Producer:
Ed Baranski
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Director:
Claire Bellis
Executive Producer:
Vicky Flind
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Production Company:
Juniper TV

The TV That Made Me

Series 2 (Reversions)

Episode 2: Dame Esther Rantzen

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Celebrities choose the TV moments that shaped their lives. Dame Esther Rantzen talks about the birth of consumer television and why TV is such a powerful tool. Show more

The Matt Lucas Awards

The Matt Lucas Awards

Episode 7: Compilation

Duration: 35 minutes

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

Matt Lucas presents all his favourite bits from his very own awards ceremony - the impeccably-titled 'Lucases' - that recognises the achievements other shows overlook.

Contributors

Series Producer:
Ashley Blaker
Presenter:
Matt Lucas
Participant:
Jason Manford
Participant:
Henning Wehn
Participant:
Graeme Garden
Writer:
Matt Lucas
Participant:
Louis Walsh
Participant:
Germaine Greer
Participant:
Clive Anderson
Participant:
Chris Tarrant
Participant:
Esther Rantzen
Participant:
Johnny Vegas
Participant:
Julian Clary
Participant:
Maureen Lipman
Participant:
Alex Horne
Participant:
Richard Madeley
Participant:
Sue Perkins
Participant:
Marc Wootton
Participant:
Ruth Jones
Participant:
David Baddiel
Participant:
Griff Rhys Jones

The Big Questions

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Nicky Campbell presents from Wychwood School in Oxford. Taking part are Esther Rantzen, Peter Hitchens, Zoe Williams and Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet. Show more

Last Word

Billy Graham, Laura Lee, John Morris, John Bosco McAtasney, John Pitman

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister looks back at the lives of evangelist Billy Graham, sex worker Laura Lee, composer John Morris, weaver John Bosco McAtasney and reporter John Pitman. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Harvey Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Goldfarb
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Smyth
Interviewed Guest:
Mel Brooks
Interviewed Guest:
Bronwen Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Bronagh McAtasney
Interviewed Guest:
Esther Rantzen

Just a Minute

Series 74

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Gyles Brandreth, Tim Rice and Esther Rantzen join Paul Merton and Nicholas Parsons as they try to speak without deviation, hesitation or repetition in the classic panel game. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Tim Rice
Panellist:
Esther Rantzen

Just a Minute

Series 74

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Nicholas Parsons asks Gyles Brandreth, Esther Rantzen, Paul Merton and Tim Rice to speak on the topic of his choosing - for just a minute. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Gyles Brandreth
Panellist:
Tim Rice
Panellist:
Esther Rantzen