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Fimbles

Snow Globe

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series for young children in which colourful characters explore the magical valley around them. Florrie finds a snow globe, but what could be inside? Show more

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Teletubbies

Christmas Tree

on BBC Two England

Pre-school fun, fantasy and education with Teletubbyland's colourful inhabitants. A voice trumpet rises to tell the Teletubbies that 'Christmas is a-coming'. Show more

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64 Zoo Lane

Series 1

Episode 4: The Story of Snowbert the Polar Bear

on BBC Two England

Cartoon series about a girl who lives next to a zoo and is told stories by the animals. Lucy hears the tale of Snowbert, a lonely polar bear. Show more

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Dogstar

Series 2

Man Bites Dog

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. The Dogstar goes through a radiation anomaly and ends up the size of a tennis ball. Show more

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Dennis the Menace

Series 2

Snowbound

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated series featuring the classic comic character from the Beano. A freak snowstorm traps Dennis and his chums at school with the new Head Prefect - Walter.

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Watch My Chops

Santa Paws

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of Corneil, the super-intelligent dog who hides his genius from his owners. An attempt to become a Santa costume-clad hero meets with unfortunate results. Show more

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Hider in the House

Series 1

Episode 15

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, they will try to hide a mystery celebrity in their house and not tell their dad. Show more

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TMi

Series 2

Episode 16: Christmas Special

Duration: 3 hours

on BBC Two England

Richard Fleeshman joins Sam, Mark and Caroline for some festive games and mayhem. Also features the latest music videos, plus TWF and Hedz. Show more

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Stupid

Series 1

Episode 2: Human Food

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Madcap fantasy comedy. King Stupid revolts against Goober's revolting cooking and forces him to go shopping in the human world. Show more

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The Story of Tracy Beaker

Series 2 (15min Versions)

Episode 13: Takeover

on BBC Two England

Drama series about a young girl and her life in a children's home. Cam is ill so Tracy decides to organise her life for her.

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What's New Scooby Doo?

Series 1

Episode 1: There's No Creature Like Snow Creature

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. The gang try to determine whether a snow creature is attacking the participants of a snowboarding competition.

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Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

on BBC Two England

A US destroyer and a German U-Boat play a deadly game of cat and mouse in the icy waters of the North Atlantic. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dramatisation of a true First World War story. On Christmas Eve 1914, soldiers from opposing sides met peacefully in No Man's Land to play football. Starring Diane Kruger. Show more

Contributors

Anna Sorensen:
Diane Kruger
Nikolaus Sprink:
Benno Furmann
Lt. Audebert:
Guillaume Canet
Palmer:
Gary Lewis
Horstmayer:
Daniel Bruhl

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The Blue Planet

Episode 7: Tidal Seas

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. As snails surf the waves in pursuit of a meal, how do the tides create opportunities for marine life? Show more

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Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

A traditional date in the BBC calendar, the One Man and His Dog sheepdog trial event returns for its 32nd year. Presented by Ben Fogle. Commentary from Matt Baker. Show more

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Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Rawnsley reviews the year in the papers in politics, sport and celebs. Includes a report on yesterday's 'What The Papers Say Awards' which were held at London's Cafe Royal. Show more

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Dad's Army

My Brother and I

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 days

1975 Christmas special of the classic comedy about Walmington-on-Sea's Home Guard unit. Captain Mainwaring has an unexpected and most unwelcome guest. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Chief ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Producer:
David Croft

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Porridge

Christmas Special: No Way Out

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 months

Christmas special of the classic sitcom from 1975. The festive season falls upon HMP Slade and finds the inmates planning a jailbreak. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Warren:
Sam Kelly
Prison Doctor:
Graham Crowden

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TOTP2

Christmas Special

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Seasonal pop compilation show. Steve Wright brings you the greatest Christmas songs of all time. Featuring Slade, Roy Wood, Mud, Aled Jones, Elton John, and The Wombles. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adaptation of Douglas Adams's cult sci-fi comedy novel. Escaping the Earth's destruction, Arthur (Martin Freeman) embarks on a galactic journey in search of the meaning of life. Show more

Contributors

The Whale (voice):
Bill Bailey
Arthur Dent:
Martin Freeman
Narrator/The Guide (voice):
Stephen Fry
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Sam Rockwell
Ford Prefect:
Mos Def
Humma Kavula:
John Malkovich
Questular Rontok:
Anna Chancellor
Jeltz (voice):
Richard Griffiths
Ghostly Image:
Simon Jones
Marvin (voice):
Alan Rickman
Producer:
Gary Barber

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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quirky comedy drama starring Bill Murray and Owen Wilson. Ocean wildlife filmmaker Steve Zissou - joined by a son he never knew of - seeks the sea creature that killed a friend. Show more

Contributors

Steve Zissou:
Bill Murray
Jane Winslett-Richardson:
Cate Blanchett
Ned Plimpton:
Owen Wilson
Eleanor Zissou:
Angelica Houston
Klaus Daimler:
Willem Dafoe
Alistair Hennessey:
Jeff Goldblum
Oseary Drakoulias:
Michael Gambon
Bill Ubell:
Bud Cort
Anne-Marie Sakowitz:
Robyn Cohen
Pelé dos Santos:
Seu Jorge
Vladimir Wolodarsky:
Noah Taylor
Director:
Wes Anderson

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Comedy Connections

Series 4

Episode 5: Shooting Stars

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The history of the best of British comedy shows. Anarchic gameshow Shooting Stars had slapstick, surreality and silliness, and hosts Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

on BBC Two England

Romantic comedy. Carefree Johnny Case (Cary Grant) gets engaged to Julia Seton (Katharine Hepburn) without realising she's a millionaire's daughter. Show more

Contributors

Linda Seton:
Katharine Hepburn
Johnny Case:
Cary Grant
Julia Seton:
Doris Nolan
Ned Seton:
Lew Ayres
Susan Potter:
Jean Dixon
Edward Seton:
Henry Kolker
Laura Cram:
Binnie Barnes
Seton Cram:
Henry Daniell
Director:
George Cukor

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