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Tikkabilla

Series 2

Episode 24: Creepy Crawlies

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Pre-school fun with songs, rhymes and things to make. Paul, Lorna and Tamba find out about clever animals and insect food, and visit Higgledy House. Show more

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Pre-school fun, fantasy and education. Dipsy goes for a walk and sees lots of things in Teletubbyland. The Teletubbies watch as Andy Brown shows some children a rockpool.

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Arthur

Series 3

Episode 18: Arthur Versus the Mean Crossing Guard/DW's Bad Mood

on BBC Two England

Animation. Arthur and the Brain have a run-in with the lollipop man and Francine tries to find out why DW is in a bad mood. Show more

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Hider in the House

Series 1

Episode 8

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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Jackanory Junior

The Great Tug of War

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Story time for young viewers and families. Don Gilet tells the story of a cheeky hare who persuades a hippo and an elephant to have a tug-of-war. Show more

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Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 8: Getting Heavy

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy adventure series in which animated numbers solve mathematical problems. Numbers 3 and 4 are playing on the see-saw with their buddy blocks, balancing each end. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 18: Quiet Please Tombliboos, Upsy Daisy Wants to Sing

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children. Upsy Daisy sets up her own special megaphone to sing but she can't make herself heard. Show more

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What the Ancients Did for Us

Episode 6: The Britons

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series examining the innovations and inventions of ancient civilisations. Adam Hart-Davis and Jamie Darling examine the highlights of ancient British technology.

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BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

The Daily Politics

BBC Two England

Daily Politics

23/04/2008

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Jenny Scott take a look at the challenges facing Gordon Brown and discuss the significance of St George's Day. Guests include Vince Cable and Patricia Hewitt.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Jenny Scott

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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy drama using a mixture of sign language, subtitles and voice. Three deaf men end up trapped on a holiday from hell after one has been jilted at the altar. Show more

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Working Lunch

23/04/2008

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Although the price of shopping is rising, so too are wages - so are we better or worse off? Plus features on problems with traveller's cheques and the new McDonald's uniform.

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Lifeline from Northern Ireland

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Holyrood Live

BBC Two Scotland

Lifeline Jonathan Ross appeals

BBC Two England

Lifeline

Contact the Elderly

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jonathan Ross volunteers as a driver for Contact the Elderly, ferrying 89-year-old Constance to one of the charity's tea parties. Show more

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Formats

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Snooker: World Championship

2008

23/04/2008 Part 1

Duration: 3 hours, 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ray Stubbs presents live coverage from The Crucible in Sheffield. Also featuring horse racing as Jim McGrath and John Hanmer present the 2.10, 2.55 and 3.30 from Nottingham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ray Stubbs
Presenter:
Steve Davis
Presenter:
John Parrott
Commentator:
Dennis Taylor
Commentator:
John Virgo
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Commentator:
Terry Griffiths
Commentator:
Neal Foulds

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 39

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from all over the UK battle to beat the Eggheads. Show more

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Great British Menu

Series 3

Scotland Main

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The country's top chefs compete to cook at London's Gherkin building. The chefs from Scotland prepare their main courses, including Barnsley chop with braised lettuce. Show more

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Snooker: World Championship

2008

23/04/2008 Part 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Hazel Irvine presents live coverage from The Crucible in Sheffield. 1997 World Champion Ken Doherty plays his first round match to a conclusion against Liang Wenbo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hazel Irvine
Commentator:
Dennis Taylor
Commentator:
John Virgo
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Commentator:
Terry Griffiths
Commentator:
Neal Foulds

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Natural World

2007-2008

Episode 14: Naabi - a Hyena Princess

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wildlife documentary about Naabi, a young hyena in Tanzania. Struggling from lack of food and the death of her mother, Naabi scavenges in perilous grounds. Show more

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Wild

Watching the Wild

Episode 3: Otters

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature documentary. Cameraman Charlie Hamilton James takes his seven-year-old son on the hunt for otters on the Isle of Skye.

Contributors

Camera Operator:
Charlie Hamilton James
Producer:
Chris Cole
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Dan Cruickshank explores buildings shaped and threatened by disaster. He visits the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan and sees how San Francisco is preparing for an earthquake. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Companion discussion show to the Apprentice, with Adrian Chiles. Carol Thatcher, creator of Gu Puddings James Averdieck and the MD of Waitrose Mark Price discuss what went wrong. Show more

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Newsnight

23/04/2008

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Newsnight reports on Gordon Brown's response to the 10p tax issue. Plus, what next for the US Democratic candidates? There's also the latest news from Zimbabwe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman

Genres

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Sportscene

BBC Two Scotland

Party Election Broadcasts: Welsh Liberal Democrats

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Party Election Broadcasts: Welsh Liberal Democrats

BBC Two Wales

Desi DNA

BBC Two England

Desi DNA

Series 5

Episode 13: The Great British Curry Trail Part Two

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Asian arts and lifestyle magazine. Second of a two part documentary special. Ravinder Bhogal discovers how Britain fell in love with Indian food. Show more

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Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Hazel Irvine presents highlights from Sheffield, with former winner Ken Doherty looking to improve on last year's first round defeat. Show more

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Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ray Stubbs introduces highlights from the first round in Sheffield. With commentators Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor, John Virgo and Willie Thorne.

BBC Two England

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