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Beautiful People

Series 2

Episode 3: How I Got My Water Feature

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

1998 Ground Force is at its height and Simon feels a desperate need for a water feature. Elaine Page makes a stunning appearance in Simon's imagination. Show more

Contributors

Debbie Doonan:
Olivia Colman
Andy Doonan:
Aidan McArdle
Auntie Hayley:
Meera Syal
Happiness:
Sarah Paul
Miss Perrin:
Michelle Butterly
Herself:
Elaine Paige
Monsieur Antoine:
Barry Howard
Fit Farka:
Shazia Mirza
Virgin Mary:
Nadia Albina
Producer:
Justin Davies
Director:
David Kerr

Close Up

Ted Hughes: Force of Nature

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary examining the career of the late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes through readings by the poet himself and interviews with friends and fellow poets. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ted Hughes
Participant:
Seamus Heaney
Participant:
Diana Rigg
Participant:
Tom Paulin
Participant:
Germaine Greer
Producer:
David Kerr

Inside No. 9

Series 1

Episode 4: Last Gasp

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Dark comedy. Tamsin is very sick, so Jan and Graham asked WishmakerUK to brighten up their daughter's birthday. The charity brings singer Frankie J Parsons. Show more

Whites

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy series set in the kitchen of a country house hotel. Chef Roland White, also a budding writer, is spurred on by the news that a publisher is coming to dine in the restaurant. Show more

Contributors

Series

Whites

Whites

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy series set in the kitchen of a country house hotel. Caroline is annoyed that Roland has not updated the menu, and Roland is put out when a celebrity chef visits the hotel. Show more

Contributors

Shay Marshall:
Kevin Bishop
Melvin:
Matt King
Writer:
Matt King
Producer:
Michelle Farr
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Director:
David Kerr

Series

Whites

Whites

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy series set in the kitchen of a country house hotel. Roland is distracted by a beautiful woman, while Bib struggles to make it to the fertility clinic in time. Show more

Contributors

Series

Whites

Whites

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy series set in the kitchen of a hotel. Roland is used to the restaurant passing health and safety inspections with the help of bribery, but this time there's a new inspector. Show more

Contributors

Heather Critch:
Julia Deakin
Melvin:
Matt King
Writer:
Matt King
Producer:
Michelle Farr
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Director:
David Kerr

Series

Whites

Whites

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy series set in the kitchen of a hotel. Roland finally gets a chance to be in the spotlight when he is invited to take part in the TV show Sunday Chefs. Show more

Contributors

Series

Whites

Whites

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Comedy series set in the kitchen of a country house hotel. Roland searches for a new sous chef now Bib is leaving, while the team prepare for the staff talent show party. Show more

Contributors

Series

Whites

Beautiful People

Series 2

Episode 1: How I Got My Groom

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Simon unearths a terrible secret about his parents' marriage and Ashlene drops a bombshell which will change her life forever. Show more

Beautiful People

Series 2

Episode 2: How I Got My Plumes

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Debbie's millinery choices lead Simon to recall his visit to the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest and a meeting with Dana International in a disabled toilet. Show more

Beautiful People

Series 2

Episode 4: How I Got My Camp

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The Doonans plan a holiday abroad but a plumbing disaster spoils everything. Across the road, Kylie's father meets his match in the form of a dog called Madonna. Show more

Contributors

Debbie Doonan:
Olivia Colman
Andy Doonan:
Aidan McArdle
Auntie Hayley:
Meera Syal
Kylie's Dad:
Guy Porritt
Producer:
Justin Davies
Director:
David Kerr

Beautiful People

Series 2

Episode 5: How I Got My Turner

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The Doonans go deep into the world of Brit Art when they meet rabble rouser Stacey Bile near the Kate Winslet memorial roundabout. Show more

Contributors

Debbie Doonan:
Olivia Colman
Andy Doonan:
Aidan McArdle
Auntie Hayley:
Meera Syal
Stacey Bile:
Alice Lowe
Himself:
Alan Yentob
Himself:
Mark Lawson
Paramedic:
Richard Sutton
Producer:
Justin Davies
Director:
David Kerr

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The story of the man whose visionary ideas about myth helped shape the Star Wars cycle. Joseph Campbell's writings are the missing link between ancient myths and modern films. Show more

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Comedy sketch show with hilarious characters with and absurdist twist from the duo that brought us Peep Show and The Smoking Room - David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

Duration: 25 minutes

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

Comedy sketch show with hilarious characters with and absurdist twist from the duo that brought us Peep Show and The Smoking Room - David Mitchell and Robert Webb.