BBC Two England Listings

BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Saturday, May 23 2015
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    • 1 min ago
      Britain's Greatest GenerationSeason 1 Episode 3: The Fight for Freedom

      Stories of courage, suffering and survival from servicemen and women between 1942 and 1945, as revealed by a generation of people now in their nineties and hundreds. This instalment includes the story of Fergus Anckorn who was once the youngest member of the Magic Circle and - at 96 - is now the oldest. He was taken prisoner by the Japanese in Singapore and put to work on the Burma Railway. He managed to survive using his magic to entertain his captors, who rewarded him with food that kept him and his fellow prisoners alive

    • 1:30pm
      Golf: PGA Highlights2015 Day Three

      Hazel Irvine presents highlights of the third round of the PGA Championship, the European Tour event that takes place on the West Course at the Wentworth Club in Surrey. Eventual champion Rory McIlroy was tied for fourth following the third round of last year's tournament, on an overall score of eight-under-par, and had a lot of ground to make up being seven shots behind leader Thomas Bjorn. Commentary comes from Peter Alliss, Ken Brown and Andrew Cotter

    • 2:30pm
      Dad's ArmySeason 1 Episode 3: Command Decision

      Captain Mainwaring puts the defence of the realm before personal pride, resulting in him nearly losing command of the platoon. Classic comedy with the Home Guard, starring Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier

    • 3:00pm
      RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015Season 1 Episode 14: EPISODE: 14

      Monty Don and Joe Swift anticipate the sounding of the bell that announces the end of this year's event, and begins the Great Chelsea sell-off. While they wait, they provide viewers with another chance to relive highlights from the BBC's coverage of the show throughout the last week

    • 4:00pm
      Great Expectations

      A penniless orphan is chosen by a reclusive spinster to be a playmate for her cold-hearted ward, whom he falls in love with. As he grows up, a mysterious benefactor offers him the chance to rise into high society, but dark secrets lie behind both the object of his adoration and his newfound fortune. Period drama based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes and Holliday Grainger

    • 6:00pm
      Season 2 Episode 4: The Many Faces of Michael Crawford

      Documentary tracing the life of one of Britain's most versatile entertainers. His early career featured a part in 1969 Hollywood musical Hello, Dolly!, but his success was short-lived and he spent some time working in his wife's cushion factory before landing his best-known part - the disaster-prone Frank Spencer in 1970s sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. In 1986, he received great acclaim for playing the title role in the first run of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera and recently returned to the stage in musical The Wizard of Oz

    • 7:00pm
      Man of the Year

      When TV talk-show host Tom Dobbs decides on a whim to run for president, his legions of fans launch a campaign to support him, resulting in his appointment as the US head of state. However, when it becomes apparent to a few insiders that Tom's victory was the result of a computer glitch, he faces the tough decision of whether to stay in office. Political comedy, starring Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney and Jeff Goldblum

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