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The World's Most Extraordinary HomesThe World's Most Extraordinary Homes
BBC Two, 2017 | Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin (who previously presented Restoration Home for BBC Two) explore a range of incredible architect-designed houses in extreme locations around the world. Whether built into the side of a cliff, nestled in a forest, perched at the top of a mountain or under the earth, these are homes that connect to their environment in a spectacular way. Each episode of the 4x60' series is themed according to the houses' environments: Coast, Forest, Mountain and Underground, with Caroline and Piers travelling to locations ranging from North America, Australasia and Europe. To explore how these dramatic designs function as both works of architecture and as real houses, they stay overnight, eat meals and spend time in the homes. Piers and Caroline are a new and entertaining pairing of a property expert and an architect, both bringing their own expertise, humour and experience as they meet some of the owners and architects of these incredible buildings.


Summer of RocketsSummer of Rockets
BBC Two, 2019 | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Set in the UK during the Cold War period and tumultuous year of 1958, fear and excitement of the future permeates the lives of all. Samuel is a 40 something Russian Jewish émigré, inventor and designer of bespoke hearing aids, whose clients include former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. The series follows Samuel and his family, wife Miriam and children Hannah and Sasha, as he is approached by MI5 to demonstrate his work. Yet it is not his inventions the operatives require - instead Samuel is tasked with the secret mission of obtaining information about his charming, newly acquired friends Kathleen and her husband Richard Shaw MP. As Samuel's life becomes more and more intertwined with his mission, how far is he willing to let things unravel for his cause? And who can he truly trust?


Frankie Boyle's New World OrderFrankie Boyle's New World Order
BBC Two, 2017 | Comedy, Talk Shows, News | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

In a time where Donald Trump can be president, who better to dissect the week's news than Frankie Boyle. The show features Frankie at his brilliant best doing stand-up, review, discussion and audience interaction - all in an attempt to make sense of what's going on around us. Each week Frankie makes a series of bold and often outrageous statements about the week's news.


Close to the EnemyClose to the Enemy
BBC Two, 2016 | Drama, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

The show follows intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson, whose last task for the Army is to ensure that a captured German scientist, Dieter, starts working for the British RAF on urgently developing the jet engine. With the background of the emerging Cold War, it is clear to all that it's crucial for British national security that cutting-edge technology is made available to the armed forces as quickly as possible. Callum uses unorthodox methods in his attempt to convince Dieter to work with the British and eventually a friendship develops between the two men, but soon tensions arise as all is not as it seems.


Russell Howard's Good NewsRussell Howard's Good News

The British comedian chuckles at some of the week's biggest, and quirkiest, news stories.


MumMum
BBC Two, 2016 | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year of new beginnings she rebuilds her life surrounded by her family: son Jason and his girlfriend Kelly; her brother Derek and his new partner, Pauline; and her in-laws.


UncleUncle
BBC Two, 2014 | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Uncle stars Nick Helm as Andy, an out-of work musician who makes an unlikely friendship with his 12-year-old nephew Errol after being blackmailed into looking after him by his sister Sam.


Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of CrispsTwo Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps
BBC Two, 2001 | Comedy
Rating: 3.4/5

Sitcom which follows the sex-fuelled lives of five early twenty-somethings in the northern town of Runcorn, Manchester.


Him & HerHim & Her
BBC Two, 2010 | Comedy
Rating: 2.3/5

20-something couple Steve and Becky don't want to get a job. They just want to drink, play games and get it on. So that's exactly what they do.


Two Doors DownTwo Doors Down
BBC Two, 2016 | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Comedy centred around a couple and their insufferable neighbours.