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Teletubbies

Colours - Purple

on BBC Two England

Preschool comedy combining fun, fantasy and education. Some children explore the colour purple, and a beautiful purple flower grows in Teletubbyland. Show more

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Balamory

Series 2

Episode 23: Jennifer

on BBC Two England

Live-action series for preschool children based around the small island community of Balamory in Scotland. Edie wants to build a run for Jennifer the rabbit to play in. Show more

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Step Inside

I Don't Want to Have a Bath

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The magic house invites viewers to step inside for a story. Mr Mopple is muddy after planting seedlings, which reminds Boris of a story about a tiger. Show more

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Dogstar

Series 2

Dog Show

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. The Clark kids pursue their dog across space, who is trapped on board the ship Dogstar. Bob Santino finds the Dogstar. Show more

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Dennis the Menace

Series 1

Gorilla Warfare

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Beano's pint-sized pugilist in an animated tale of authority-baiting. The Colonel takes Dennis and friends into the wilderness, where there's a gorilla loose. Show more

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Watch My Chops

Corneil in Love

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures of a super-intelligent dog. When Corneil falls for a poodle, he tries to convince Bernie to go out with her owner so the dogs can spend time together. Show more

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Hider in the House

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

JK and Joel present this children's entertainment series with a twist. With the help of their mum, three kids try to hide a mystery celebrity in their house and not tell their dad. Show more

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TMi

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's entertainment show presented by Sam Nixon, Mark Rhodes and Caroline Flack. US pop stars Ally & AJ drop by the studio for a morning of games, competitions and mayhem. Show more

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Stupid

Series 2

Episode 1: Virtual Stupidity

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Madcap fantasy comedy. King Stupid and Goober update the software on the stupidity-controlling console and discover it has two new components. Show more

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The Story of Tracy Beaker

Series 1

Episode 2

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Drama series about a young girl who is looking for a foster home. Tracy boldly takes on her new enemy Justine in a game of dares. Show more

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What's New Scooby Doo?

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

CBBC: What's New Scooby-Doo?

BBC Two England

What's New Scooby Doo?

Series 2

Episode 12: Uncle Scooby and Antarctica

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated series about a group of teenage sleuths and their cowardly dog. In Antarctica the gang finds a finned creature dragging victims to an icy fate. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic comedy thriller. Retired detective Nick Charles and his wife Nora are asked to find a missing inventor who went into seclusion and hasn't been heard from since. Show more

Contributors

Nick Charles:
William Powell
Nora Charles:
Myrna Loy
Dorothy Wynant:
Maureen O'Sullivan
Lt. John Guild:
Nat Pendleton

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The latest from the world of movies. Jonathan reviews And When Did You Last See Your Father?, starring Colin Firth, and Control, a biopic of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. Show more

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Clare Balding presents from Longchamp in France: three top class races (2.20, 2.50 and 3.25). Ian Bartlett commentates on three races from Kempton (2.10, 2.40 and 3.15). Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Rishi Persad

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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

on BBC Two England

World War II drama. Exhausted by jungle fighting in Burma, a crack US army unit is ordered to march several hundred more miles to seize a rail yard and then assist the British. Show more

Contributors

Brigadier Gen Frank Merrill:
Jeff Chandler
Lieutenant Lee Stockton:
Ty Hardin
Bullseye:
Peter Brown
Chowhound:
Will Hutchins
Captain Abraham Kolodny:
Andrew Duggan
Sergeant Kolowicz:
Claude Akins
Burmese Girl:
Luz Valdez
General Joseph Stilwell:
John Hoyt
Director:
Samuel Fuller

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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

The long-running newspaper review programme returns for a new series. First in the chair to cast his eyes over the week in the press is Dominik Diamond of the Daily Star.

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The Blue Planet

Episode 5: Seasonal Seas

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans, exploring the richest waters on Earth, where the annual cycle of the sun drives an explosion of life. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Alastair Fothergill
Producer:
Andy Byatt

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Timewatch

2004-2005

The Secrets of the Mary Rose

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Over 20 years after the Tudor warship Mary Rose was lifted from Portsmouth harbour, maritime archaeologists return to the wreck site. Show more

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Michael Palin's New Europe

Episode 3: Wild East

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michael Palin journeys from Transdniester to the rolling hills of Moldova, across the Carpathian Mountains of northern Romania and through Transylvania to the Danube. Show more

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Porridge

Series 1

Episode 3: A Night In

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 months

Classic comedy series. Fletch and Godber reconcile themselves to a quiet evening in at Slade prison.

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Mr Collinson:
Paul McDowell
Prison Warden:
Steve Ismay

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Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

From the most memorable wildlife films and rare cinematic gems to amateur footage and poignant last shots of vanished animals, Bill Oddie explores 100 years of wildlife filming. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bill Oddie
Director:
Clare Brook
Producer:
Clare Brook
Camera Operator:
Mark MacEwen

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Arena

Into the Limelight - Tribute Bands

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

Meet the musicians who perform at Crewe's Limelight Club, where the spirit of rock is alive in the form of tribute acts to the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. (2007) Show more

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The Tudors

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Historical drama series. After French treachery, Henry VIII prepares for war while Cardinal Wolsey conspires for peace. However, affairs closer to home pose threats to the king. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Steve Shill
Cardinal Wolsey:
Sam Neill
Sir Thomas More:
Jeremy Northam
Queen Catherine:
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Lady Blount:
Ruta Gedmintas
Charles Brandon:
Henry Cavill
Thomas Boleyn:
Nick Dunning
Norfolk:
Henry Czerny
Anthony Knivert:
Callum Blue
Anne Boleyn:
Natalie Dormer
Thomas Tallis:
Joe Van Moyland
Ambassador Chapuys:
Anthony Brophy
Mark Smeaton:
David Alpay
George Boleyn:
Padraic Delaney
Thomas Wyatt:
Jamie Thomas King
Richard Pace:
Matt Ryan
Mary Boleyn:
Perdita Weeks
Anna Buckingham:
Anna Brewster

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Espionage thriller about a plot to make America appear responsible for a communist nuclear strike on North Korea. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Samuel Fuller
Capt. Adam Jones:
Richard Widmark
'Ski' Brodski:
Cameron Mitchell
Tugboat Walker:
David Wayne
Hakada Fujimori:
Richard Loo

Formats

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Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery. The friendship of two detectives working on a murder case is threatened when they both fall in love with the same woman whom they meet during the investigation. Show more

Contributors

Christine Downs:
Victoria Shaw
Detective Sergeant Charlie Bancroft:
Glenn Corbett
Detective Joe Kojaku:
James Shigeta
Casale:
Paul Dubov
Director:
Samuel Fuller

Formats

BBC Two England

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