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Tikkabilla

Series 2

Episode 55: Diwali

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool magazine programme with songs, rhymes, surprise guests, and things to make. Today in the Tikkabilla House, Paul, Lorna and Tamba learn all about Diwali and India.

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Batfink

Gypsy James and Batfink, This is Your Life

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with the metal-winged, pint-sized crimebuster and his partner, Karate. Episodes are Gypsy James and Batfink, This is Your Life. Show more

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Witch

Series 2

I is for Illusion

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation about five teenage girls who become guardians of the kingdom of Meridian. Nerissa and Sandpit turn W.I.T.C.H. against each other. Show more

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Sorcerer's Apprentice

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Sorcerer introduces the children to their final discipline of magic, mentalism, wowing them with a trick in which he transmits his thoughts to Rebecca. Show more

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Even Stevens

Series 2

Episode 5: Secret World of Girls

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

US sitcom about the rivalry between perfect student Ren Stevens and her class clown brother Louis. Louis comes up with a scheme to tape Ren's slumber party. Show more

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Escape from Scorpion Island

Series 1

Episode 23

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventure game presented by Reggie Yates and Caroline Flack. The teams face a knotty puzzle in Enough Rope, before climbing against a torrent of white water in Colourfall. Show more

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50/50

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sophie McDonnell referees as schools from Hartlepool and Peterhead compete in games including the electrifying Wire and the heart-stopping Pulse.

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The Slammer

Series 1

Episode 9

on BBC Two England

Entertainment show in which a group of comedians enter a mock prison. The Governor welcomes back one of his favourite prisoners, the magician the Great Alfredo. Show more

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What's New Scooby Doo?

Series 2

Episode 9: Simple Plan and the Invisible Madman

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation about a group of teenage sleuths and their cowardly dog. Scooby rescues the band Simple Plan from an invisible madman. Show more

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Beat the Boss

Series 3

Episode 1: Tent

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Saira Khan presents as a team of three children battle a team of three top business people. Both teams get in a flap as they're challenged to design and produce a new tent. Show more

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Scottish Conservative Party Conference

BBC Two Scotland

BBC Switch

BBC Two England

Kyle XY

Series 1

Episode 2: Sleepless in Seattle

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sci-fi drama. Kyle finds the concept of sleep almost as alien as Josh finds Kyle to be - and the mystery of the boy's abilities deepens.

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Class of 2008

Episode 2

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Observational documentary series featuring a group of friends who are all taking defining steps into the worlds of fashion, music, journalism, film and television. Show more

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The Surgery

Series 1

The Surgery

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series presented by Jeff Leach dealing with an assortment of topical issues facing teens. Should parents stay together for the sake of the family? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeff Leach

Genres

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Revealed

Episode 2: Who Really Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

A growing number of teenagers want to run their own business, but how easy is it to turn an idea into a money spinner? Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Romantic comedy about an American showgirl (Marilyn Monroe) living in London, who is romanced by a visiting prince (Laurence Olivier). Show more

Contributors

Prince Charles/The Regent:
Laurence Olivier
Elsie Marina:
Marilyn Monroe
The Queen Dowager:
Sybil Thorndike
Northbrook:
Richard Wattis
King Nicolas:
Jeremy Spenser
Major Domo:
Paul Hardwick
The Ambassador:
Aubrey Dexter
Lady Sunningdale:
Maxine Audley
Valet with Violin:
Andreas Malandrinos
Maisie Springfield:
Jean Kent
The Foreign Office:
David Horne

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Monk

Series 5

Episode 12: Mr Monk Is at Your Service

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime drama series. Natalie presses Monk into investigating the deaths of her parents, which leads to him considering undercover work as a career. Show more

Contributors

Adrian Monk:
Tony Shalhoub
Captain Stottlemeyer:
Ted Levine
Lt. Randall Disher:
Jason Gray-Stanford
Dr. Charles Kroger:
Stanley Kamel
Bobby Davenport:
Michael Cavanaugh
Peggy Davenport:
Holland Taylor
Susie the Maid:
Ashley Johnson

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Wild China

Episode 2: Shangri-La

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

In China's far south west, rich jungles nestle below towering peaks. Jewel-coloured birds and ancient tribes share forested valleys where wild elephants still roam. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Alan Titchmarsh and the team look back at the highlights of the week and announce the winner of the public's favourite showgarden. Show more

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The Supersizers

The Supersizers Go...

Episode 1: Wartime

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Restaurant critic Giles Coren and writer and comedian Sue Perkins grab their ration books for one week and chomp their way through the food of 1940s WWII Britain. Show more

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Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain

Episode 2: The Land of Lost Content

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 13 days

Presented by Andrew Marr. The 1950s were a period of apparent calm, order and prosperity for Britain, but much of the populace was hungry for change. Show more

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Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

A bit more of the popular news quiz with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Lee Mack and guest panellists.

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Comedy Map of Britain

Series 2

Episode 6: Brighton to Whitstable

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Top comics visit old haunts. Alan Davies, Steve Pemberton and Marty Feldman fan Iain Lee head for Whitstable, Rottingdean and Margate. Alan Whicker narrates. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Film adaptation of the madcap Aussie comedy series. The squabbling mother and daughter embark on an excursion into the unexplored crannies of life at Lagoon Court, Fountain Lakes.

Contributors

Kath Day Knight/Prue:
Jane Turner
Kim Craig/Trude:
Gina Riley
Kel Knight:
Glenn Robbins
Brett Craig:
Peter Rowsthorn
Sharon Strzelecki:
Magda Szubanski
John Monk:
Barry Humphries
Director:
Ted Emery
Writer:
Gina Riley

Formats

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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama based on the true story of Brian Keenan and John McCarthy, who were kidnapped in Lebanon in 1986 and held hostage for over four years. With Ian Hart and Linus Roache.

Contributors

Brian Keenan:
Ian Hart
John McCarthy:
Linus Roache

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Mad Men

Series 1

Episode 12: Nixon vs Kennedy

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama set in the 1960s New York advertising world. The staff at Sterling Cooper stay up all night to watch the Nixon/Kennedy election returns. Pete challenges Don. Show more

Contributors

Don Draper:
Jon Hamm
Peggy Olson:
Elisabeth Moss
Pete Campbell:
Vincent Kartheiser
Betty Draper:
January Jones
Joan Holloway:
Christina Hendricks
Roger Sterling:
John Slattery
Midge Daniels:
Rosemarie DeWitt
Paul Kinsey:
Michael Gladis
Ken Cosgrove:
Aaron Staton
Harry Crane:
Rich Sommer
Rachel Menken:
Maggie Siff
Salvatore Romano:
Bryan Batt

Genres

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Monk

Series 5

Episode 12: Mr Monk Is at Your Service

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Crime drama series. Natalie presses Monk into investigating the deaths of her parents, which leads to him considering undercover work as a career. Show more

Contributors

Adrian Monk:
Tony Shalhoub
Captain Stottlemeyer:
Ted Levine
Lt. Randall Disher:
Jason Gray-Stanford
Dr. Charles Kroger:
Stanley Kamel
Bobby Davenport:
Michael Cavanaugh
Peggy Davenport:
Holland Taylor
Susie the Maid:
Ashley Johnson

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama. On trial for his life, Larry Ballentine is given the chance to explain his own story - one of greed, lust, dishonesty and murder.

BBC Two England

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