Programme Index

Discover 9,909,104 listings and 223,042 playable programmes from the BBC

Ends 7.00.

Yoho Ahoy
The crew make music, then Swab battles rats.
(R) (S)

6.10 Fireman Sam
The Fire Station band practices hard.
(R) (S)

6.20 Fimbles
Pom finds a drum that has lost its bang.
(R) (S)

6.40 Tweenies
Jake takes a look at the grass in the garden.
(R) (S)

on BBC Two England

Ends 8.30.

ChuckleVision
It's all very X-Files when Paul investigates the paranormal.
Today and Friday's episodes written by John Sayle

7.20 Rotten Ralph
Ralph forgets to return a rented video.

7.30 I Love Mummy
Nuff fears an upcoming solar eclipse.

8.00 Newsround

8.05 Raven
The final round of the fantasy show begins as Raven's six champions compete.
Win a Golden Ticket: page 40

Contributors

Writer (ChuckleVision):
John Sayle

Ends 10.25.

Tweenies Count to Christmas
The first advent moment.
(R) (S)
Then The Story Makers
Some fairy dust is uncovered.
(R) (S)

8.55 Pingu
The excitable penguin visits the funfair.
(R)

9.00 Tweenies
Fizz's special video gets damaged.
(R) (S)

9.20 Wide Eye
Little Hoots suffers from a strange illness.
(S)

9.30 Fimbles
A pop-up frog won't stop jumping about.
(R) (S)

9.50 Teletubbies
The friends make too much toast.
(R) (S)
Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

10.20 Andy Pandy
A cake is made for Looby Loo's birthday.
(S)

Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 English Express (ages 9-11) Texts -Imaginary Beasts
11.10 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Money - One Pound to Five Pounds 8372913 11.30 Let's Write a Story (ages 9-11) Writing Academy - Yrs 5 and 6: Mystery
11.50 Focus -Social Inclusion
(ages 9-11) New Kid in the Class 7820420 12.10 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) Transport in Scotland - Transport in the Country

Gaugamela. 331 BC: in a virtual Gaugamela - present day northern Iraq - a team of childhood friends from London and Sheffield take command of the Macedonian forces of Alexander the Great as they try to conquer a vast army from the Persian Empire. But will close-knit ties prove a hindrance? Series producer Ludo Graham
Executive producers Adam Macdonald and Cassian Harrison

Contributors

Producer:
Ludo Graham
Producers:
Adam MacDonald
Producers:
Cassian Harrison

Regional Variations (2)

The Good Life

Series 2

Episode 1: Just My Bill

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Seventies sitcom about a self-sufficient couple in suburbia. Tom finds marketing his garden produce more difficult than he thought, especially when the rates are due.

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbeatter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbeatter:
Paul Eddington
Van Driver:
Blake Butler
Restaurant Manager:
Wolfe Morris

4/5. Three years ago John Penzotti was a wannabe playwright living in New York. Then, Lincoln's Theatre Royal chanced upon one of his plays and produced it. The play was a triumph. John quit Manhattan for Lincoln to pursue his dream of being a full-time playwright. But reality turns out to be very different. Series producer Philippa Robinson : Executive producer Nick Mirsky

Contributors

Unknown:
John Penzotti
Producer:
Philippa Robinson
Producer:
Nick Mirsky

London School of Economics take on the St Edmund's team from Cambridge in the second round. Jeremy Paxman hosts. Director Vemon Antcliff ; Producer Peter Gwyn

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Paxman
Director:
Vemon Antcliff
Producer:
Peter Gwyn

Ends 10.30.
Room 101 Stand-up comedian Ross Noble reveals a myriad of irritations he would like to consign to oblivion, including slick popster Craig David , cartoon animals dressed in clothes and clipboards. Paul Merton considers his choices. Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne

Contributors

Unknown:
Ross Noble
Unknown:
Craig David
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Director:
Geraldine Dowd
Producer:
Victoria Payne

Regional Variations (2)

Absolute Power

BBC Two England

Absolute Power

Series 1

Mr. Fox

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

When the health secretary wins an injunction preventing newspapers from reporting an incident in which he was allegedly mugged by two men, Charles agrees to help him keep his job.

Contributors

Charles Prentiss:
Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe:
John Bird
Jamie Front:
James Lance
Alison Jackman:
Zoe Telford
Nick Mayer:
Nicholas Burns
Cat Durnford:
Sally Bretton

1/8. The most distinctive of characters drawn from modern British society feature in the first series of the comedy sketch show from Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Narrated by Tom Baker. Anthony Head guests. Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer Myfanwy Moore First shown on BBC3 BBC PRODUCT: the radio series audio CD. £12.99. ... or was that bizarre Britain?: page 37
Face of the week - Anthony Head : page 69

Contributors

Unknown:
Matt Lucas
Unknown:
David Walliams.
Unknown:
Tom Baker.
Unknown:
Anthony Head
Director:
Steve Bendelack
Producer:
Myfanwy Moore
Unknown:
Anthony Head

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Civil War - Taking Sides
1.00 Ever Wondered?: how the body copes with cold.
1.30 Open Advice -A Different Way of Learning
Secondary Schools 2.00 Geography - Mapping of Crime/Living with Globalisation 98043 (non-PDC)
Languages 4.00 Working with the Spanish/Working with the Japanese: different nations' approaches to business. 36685 (non-PDC) The Confidence Zone 5.00 Confidence Zone 2

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More