Programme Index

Discover 10,100,220 listings and 230,904 playable programmes from the BBC

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9.10 Spanish Globo (ages 11-12)
Spanish for beginners.

9.15 Clementine: C'est I'amour (ages 14-16) (Stereo)

9.30 Writing and Pictures: Treasure Hunt (ages 6-7) (Subtitled)

9.45 Storytime: Bet You Can't followed by You Just Have to Ask
Two stories about helpers. (ages 4-5)

10.30 Words and Pictures: Owl Babies (ages 5-7) (Stereo)

10.45 Cats' Eyes: Light and Sound: Light and Dark (ages 5-7) (Stereo)

11.00 Look and Read: Spywatch - the Poster Comes to Life (ages 7-9) (Stereo)

11.20 Zig Zag: Geography UK - Changing Environments in England (ages 7-9)

11.40 Landmarks: Victorian Britain - Achievements (ages 9-12) (Stereo)

12.00 Heading South: Technology and Climate of Change (ages 9-12) (Stereo)

12.20 Showcase: Teaching Today (Stereo)

12.25 Firework Safety

Daily series aimed at enhancing viewers' knowledge of the British countryside.
Today Bob Langley visits the New Forest in Hampshire, where he discovers a wildlife oasis on the outskirts of Southampton. Langley also meets wildlife film-maker Simon King, who uses his camera lens to track deer.

Contributors

Presenter:
Bob Langley
Guest:
Simon King
Series Producer:
Mike Finlason

More third-round action from this year's Grand Prix tournament at the Bournemouth International Centre. Presented by David Vine, with Dougie Donnelly

Including at 2.40, 3.25 News Regional News and Weather

Contributors

Presenter:
David Vine
Presenter:
Dougie Donnelly

Quentin Willson explores the appeal of another classic car. This week he examines the enduring charm of the Mini, a symbol of the Swinging Sixties. With guest, society photographer Lord Lichfield.

Contributors

Presenter:
Quentin Willson
Guest:
Lord Lichfield
Producer:
Ben Southwell
Editor:
Jon Bentley

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Neil MacGregor examines the technical and creative processes behind great works of art. He also shows how modern techniques have revolutionised the care and study of paintings.

Regional Variations (2)

Decisive Weapons: The Harrier Jump-Jet: Jumping Jack Flash

BBC Two England

Decisive Weapons

Series 1

Episode 6: The Harrier - Jumping Jet Flash

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series chronicling the impact of technology on war. Untested in combat and generally derided, the Harrier proved itself in the Falklands conflict. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Bean
Producer:
David Upshal
Series Producer:
Martin Davidson

Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright visit Oxfordshire to prepare tea-interval fare at a local cricket club. The menu includes poached chicken, tongue and mustard-butter sandwiches.
See today's choices.
Food: page 44

Contributors

Presenter/Cook:
Jennifer Paterson
Presenter/Cook:
Clarissa Dickson Wright
Producer:
Patricia Llewellyn
Executive Producer:
Peter Gillbe

Regional Variations (2)

The Mrs Merton Show

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Chat show presented by Caroline Aherne, in the guise of Mrs Merton. Guests are Jonathan Ross and Jeff Banks, with music from The Patrick Trio.

Each year, from March to October, 250 painters set about the task of painting the nation's electricity pylons. The work is uncomfortable and carries considerable health risks. Kirkham Jackson's film follows a team of four painters who remain undeterred by the hazards of their profession.

Contributors

Director:
Kirkham Jackson
Series Editor:
Peter Symes

The pop trivia quiz hosted by Mark Lamarr. This week team captains Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus are joined by Saffron from Republica, Placebo's Brian Molko, Bruce Dickinson and comedian David Baddiel.
(Stereo)

Then Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lamarr
Team captain:
Sean Hughes
Team captain:
Phill Jupitus
Panellist:
null Saffron
Panellist:
Brian Molko
Panellist:
Bruce Dickinson
Panellist:
David Baddiel
Director:
Steve Bendelack
Producer:
Jim Pullin

12.30 The Making of...: Benjamin Zephaniah
The former tearaway describes how he became a famous dub poet.

Ecology
12.45 Did Tibet Cool the Earth? (Subtitled)
1.10 Hubbard Brook: The Chemistry of Forest
1.35 Life on the Edge
The UK's coasts.

Schools
2.00 Teaching Today: Dyslexia in the Primary Classroom
Ghostwriter: Ghost Story

Languages
4.00 Suenos World Spanish: Programmes 5-8

Business and Training
5.00 Skills for Work

Arts
6.00 The Great Exhibition: A Lesson in Taste?
6.30-7.00am Informer, Eduquer, Divertir?
Influences on French broadcasting.

Learning Zone Guide: [number removed]

Contributors

Presenter (The Making of...):
Benjamin Zephaniah

BBC Two England

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