Programme Index

Discover 9,916,083 listings and 223,241 playable programmes from the BBC

on BBC Two England

Ends 8.30.

Pocket Dragon Adventures
Philbert has an odd experience.

7.00 Blue Peter
Children's magazine.
With in-vision sign language.
Shown yesterday on BBC1

7.30 Taz-Mania
High-speed animated comedy series.

7.50 Ocean Odyssey
The live-action drama returns. Jason and Winston come across bright lights and magnetic activity in the water.

8.15 Snailsbury Tales
Alice gets a new job.

Ends 10.20.

Little Bear
A triple bill of ursine animation.

8.55 Bob the Builder
Dizzy tries to scare off the mice.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

9.10 Balamory
Josie Jump wants to take the children to the beach.
Written by Penny Lloyd
First shown on CBeebies Channel
Fantasy Island?: page 32

9.30 Teletubbies Everywhere
Children in India count to three.

9.40 Fimbles
Fimbo and Rome discover string's versatility.

10.00 Tweenies
Jake and Doodles fall out over a comic.

Contributors

Writer ("Balamory"):
Penny Lloyd
PC Plum:
Andrew Agnew
Josie Jump:
Buki Akib
Edie McCredie:
Juliet Cadzow
Miss Hoolie Julie:
Wilson Nimmo

Repeats are not indicated.
10.20 Hands Up! (ages 5-7) Signed Words and Pictures:
Ridiculous! 3218352 10.35 Watch (ages 5-7) Famous People with Magic Grandad: Elizabeth I 5818449 10.50 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 6-7) Long
Vowel Spelling: Katie Morag Delivers the Mail "ai/ay"
11.05 Pod's Mission (ages 8-9)
Year Four: Bones and Muscles 4071246 11.20 Primary Geography (ages 9-11)

Contributors

Unknown:
Katie Morag

Regional Variations (2)

Butterflies

Series 1

Episode 2: Breaking the Silence

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Ben and Russell decide to talk after a year of silence. It is not as happy an experience as Ria would have wished. She has also lied to Leonard about her age.

Ray Stubbs , Steve Davis and John Parrott are at the Crucible to introduce the coverage as the first, best-of-33-frames semi-final of this year's world championship gets under way.
Last year's semi-finals saw defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 's ambitions of reclaiming the title thwarted by Stephen Hendry , while the eventual winner Peter Ebdon overcame Matthew Stevens 's challenge in a thrilling, down-to-the-wire epic that ended 17-16.
Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor ,
Willie Thorne and John Virgo are commentating. Including, at 3.20, News; Regional News (Digital: BBC London News) Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Stubbs
Unknown:
Steve Davis
Unknown:
John Parrott
Unknown:
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown:
Stephen Hendry
Unknown:
Peter Ebdon
Unknown:
Matthew Stevens
Unknown:
Dennis Taylor
Unknown:
Willie Thorne
Unknown:
John Virgo

Hazel Irvine hosts the green-baize action from Sheffield as the second semi-final gets underway.
Will top-ranking players Ronnie O'Sullivan ,
Mark Williams , Ken Doherty and John Higgins feature in the last four? Will precocious young talent Paul Hunter , world number eight Stephen Lee , 2000 finalist
Matthew Stevens and seven-times winner Stephen Hendry be vying for a place in Sunday's final? Or can a player further down the list of favourites mount an unexpected challenge, as Peter Ebdon did fast year?

Contributors

Unknown:
Hazel Irvine
Unknown:
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown:
Mark Williams
Unknown:
Ken Doherty
Unknown:
John Higgins
Unknown:
Paul Hunter
Unknown:
Stephen Lee
Unknown:
Matthew Stevens
Unknown:
Stephen Hendry
Unknown:
Peter Ebdon

The Happy Event. Perky gives birth in the middle of the night, but one of her litter turns out to be a runt.
Written by John Esmonde. Bob Larbey ; Producer John Howard Davies 1

Contributors

Written By:
John Esmonde.
Written By:
Bob Larbey
Producer:
John Howard Davies

The fourth in an eight-part series surveying the results of a recent nationwide BBC poll to find Britain's favourite dishes. Fast Food. The scourge of dieticians everywhere, takeaways and convenience food come under the spotlight in a rundown of our most popular ready meals. Arabella Weir dips into the top ten of guilty pleasures - in which chicken tikka massala, perhaps surprisingly, does not occupy the number-one slot - while celebrity chefs offer their conflicting views. Narrated by Richard E Grant.
Director Tim Whitwell ; Series producer Richard Bowron

Contributors

Unknown:
Arabella Weir
Unknown:
Richard E Grant.
Director:
Tim Whitwell
Producer:
Richard Bowron

Seeying the Worlde. The development of scientific instruments gave the Tudors new worlds to explore, both on land and on sea. And did the English, not the Dutch, invent the telescope? Adam Hart-Davis investigates in the first episode of his four-part exploration of the Tudor legacy. Producer Billie Pink ; Series producer Paul Bradshaw

Contributors

Unknown:
Adam Hart-Davis
Producer:
Billie Pink
Producer:
Paul Bradshaw

After a year of violence in Israel, an ultra-orthodox Jewish group based in London campaigns openly for the Palestinian cause, while in Coventry, a football team brings togetherthose who have recently arrived in Britain and those already settled here in an attempt to defuse tension between the groups. The series concludes on Friday at 11.35pm.
Series producer Leo Telling; Executive producer Sandra Jones

Contributors

Producer:
Sandra Jones

First shown in 1998, and introduced by the BBC's World Affairs editor John Simpson , this programme reveals the tense stand-off that on more than one occasion led to threats of war as Unscom inspectors searched for evidence of a deadly arsenal in Iraq.
Producer Judith Bunting

Contributors

Editor:
John Simpson
Producer:
Judith Bunting

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Test Tube Miracle? 3302840 1.05 Hollywood Science -Shanghai Noon 7936531 1.15 Background
Brief: Superbugs on the March 7956395 1.30 The KT Event 19314 2.00 Sex and the Single Gene? 89734 2.30 Rocks and Roads 2639717 3.20 Ever Wondered? Curriculum Development 3.30 Aim Higher
Languages 4.00 Deutsch Plus (parts 17-20) Working In Engineering 5.00 The Future Open University 6.00 Development Aid

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