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Balamory

Series 4

Episode 214: Signing

on BBC Two England

Live action series for preschool children based around the small island community of Balamory in Scotland. PC Plum is taking the nursery on a nature walk. Show more

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Step Inside

Pass the Jam, Jim

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

The magic house invites viewers to step inside and join Twinkle, Chloe and Boris for a story. Mr Mopple reads a story about getting ready for a party. Show more

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Batfink

Karate's Case/The Rotten Rainmaker

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with the metal-winged, pint-sized crimebuster and his partner Karate. Episodes are Karate's Case and The Rotten Rainmaker. Show more

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Arthur

Series 7

Episode 8: Rhyme Your Life/For Whom the Bell Tolls

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of a young aardvark. Binky travels in a dream to a land where everything must rhyme. Mom asks Arthur to look after DW. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Watch My Chops

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

CBBC: Watch My Chops

BBC Two England

Watch My Chops

Double Jeopardy

Duration: 12 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

The adventures of Corneil the super-intelligent dog and his friend, Bernie. Bernie's school principal confiscates a video tape from him showing Corneil talking. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Mona the Vampire

Series 2/3 Compilation

19/05/2007

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The cartoon adventures of a ten-year-old girl who solves ghoulish mysteries. Episodes are Soccer Sasquatch and The Broken Chain Letter. Show more

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The Story of Tracy Beaker

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

BBC Two England

The Story of Tracy Beaker

Series 1

Episode 9

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Drama about a young girl and her life in a children's home, nicknamed the Dumping Ground. Enemies Tracy and Justine unite in the cause of girls who want to go on sleepovers. Show more

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Hider in the House

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Scotland

Hider in the House

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

CBBC: Hider in the House

BBC Two England

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

JK and Joel present the children's entertainment series with a twist. With the help of their dad, three sneaky kids attempt to hide a celebrity for two days in their house. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jason King
Presenter:
Joel Ross

Regional Variations (2)

Beat the Boss

Series 1

Episode 4: Inflatable

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Saira Khan presents as a team of three children goes head to head with three top business people to create a new product for the children's market. Show more

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Gina's Laughing Gear

Series 1

Episode 1: Harry Batt

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Gina Yashere introduces comedy shows which she found lying around. Dick and Dom's Bungalow favourite DI Harry Batt is called upon to stop a spate of illegal sofa bouncing. Show more

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The Story of Tracy Beaker

Series 1

Episode 10

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Two episodes of the drama series about a young girl who is looking for a foster home. Tracy has a row with Elaine and is banished to the quiet room. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

What's New Scooby Doo?

Series 1

Episode 4: Big Scare in the Big Easy

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated series about a group of teenage sleuths and their cowardly dog. A New Orleans graveyard is the setting for a ghostly re-enactment of a duel.

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See Hear

Series 27

Fostering and Adoption

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Fostering and adoption special which includes one man's search for his birth mother and the difficulties facing deaf people who want to become foster parents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Memnos Costi

Regional Variations (2)

Coast

Shorts

Drake and the Cornish Sardines

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

From Plymouth, Nicholas Crane explores the part played by Sir Francis Drake in the foundation of the slave trade. Also, fishing for pilchards in Newlyn.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane

Regional Variations (3)

Animal Park

Series 4

Episode 9

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble go behind the scenes at Longleat. Duncan Williams needs to give the elephants their jabs, treat a lame zebra and check a lion that has been wounded. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Ben Fogle

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Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

on BBC Two England

Oscar-winning drama following life in a small English village as a housewife waits for her husband and son to return from World War II. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Kay Miniver:
Greer Garson
Mr Clem Miniver:
Walter Pidgeon
Carol Beldon:
Teresa Wright
Lady Beldon:
May Whitty
Mr Ballard:
Henry Travers
Vin Miniver:
Richard Ney
Toby Miniver:
Christopher Severn
Judy MIniver:
Clare Sandars
Director:
William Wyler

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Drama starring Laurence Olivier as an egotistical vaudeville entertainer who considers himself a star but whose life is an untold failure. Show more

Contributors

Archie Rice:
Laurence Olivier
Phoebe Rice:
Brenda De Banzie
Jean Rice:
Joan Plowright
Billy Rice:
Roger Livesey
Frank Rice:
Alan Bates
Mick Rice:
Albert Finney
Tina Lapford:
Shirley Anne Field
Mrs. Ada Lapford:
Thora Hird
Soubrette:
Miriam Karlin

Genres

Formats

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Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Tense Cold War action drama. A US submarine is dispatched to the frozen waters of the North Pole to recover a Soviet spy satellite. Show more

Contributors

Commander James Ferraday:
Rock Hudson
Boris Vaslov:
Ernest Borgnine
David Jones:
Patrick McGoohan
Captain Leslie Anders:
Jim Brown
Lieutenant Russell Walker:
Tony Bill
Admiral Garvey:
Lloyd Nolan
Colonel Ostrovsky:
Alf Kjellin
Lieutenant Commander Bob Raeburn:
Gerald S O'Loughlin
Lieutenant Jonathan Hansen:
Ted Hartley
Lieutenant George Mills:
Murray Rose
Paul Zabrinczski:
Ron Masak
Lieutenant Edgar Hackett:
Sherwood Price
Dr Jack Benning:
Joseph Bernard
Director:
John Sturges
Producer:
James C Pratt
Director of photography:
Daniel L Fapp

Regional Variations (2)

The Culture Show

2007/2008

19/05/2007

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Arts and culture stories of the week, presented by Lauren Laverne. Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips gives a rare masterclass in rock showmanship. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Porridge

Series 3

Episode 3: Rough Justice

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 months

Classic comedy series about the inmates of HM Slade Prison. Fletcher decides that Harris must be put on trial for stealing from another prisoner. Show more

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Judge Rawley:
Maurice Denham
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Mr Collison:
Paul McDowell

Regional Variations (2)

Seven Ages of Rock

The Birth of Rock

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

A journey through the history of rock music. This episode tells the story of the rock revolution of the 1960s, as seen through the life and music of Jimi Hendrix. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop entertain in the extended version of the classic news quiz. Chris Tarrant is the guest host and Lembit Opik MP is a panellist. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

on BBC Two England

Thriller. Nazi hunter Ezra (Laurence Olivier) learns Dr Josef Mengele has ordered his neo-Nazi followers to kill 65 men of similar age, birthday and backgrounds by a certain date. Show more

Contributors

Dr Josef Mengele:
Gregory Peck
Ezra Lieberman:
Laurence Olivier
Eduard Siebert:
James Mason
Esther Lieberman:
Lilli Palmer
Barry Kohler:
Steve Guttenberg
Sidney Beynon:
Denholm Elliott
Mrs Doring:
Rosemary Harris
Henry Wheelock:
John Dehner
David Bennett:
John Rubinstein
Author:
Ira Levin

Regional Variations (2)

The Culture Show

2007/2008

19/05/2007

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Arts and culture stories of the week, presented by Lauren Laverne. Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips gives a rare masterclass in rock showmanship. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama about a young Chinese girl who arrives in London to pursue her dreams as a music student, and of the three men who fall for her. Show more

Contributors

Charles:
David KS Tse

BBC Two England

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