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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 13: Body, Midas, Sandcastles and World

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun featuring songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Sandcastles, hand prints and Midas with Paul, Sarah-Jane and Tamba.

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Dogstar

Series 1

Underdogs

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. The Clark kids pursue their dog, Hobart, who is trapped onboard the ship Dogstar. The Valiant is captured by robots. Show more

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Batfink

The Atom Boom/Brother Goose

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with the metal-winged, pint-sized crimebuster and his partner Karate. Hugo invents a machine capable of finishing Batfink for good. Show more

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Trapped

Series 1

Episode 7: Brighton

on BBC Two England

Children's adventure game show. Six children work together to complete challenges, bringing them down from a fairy-tale tower. One of the team is a saboteur, however. Show more

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Mortified

Series 1

Episode 7: Flag Fall

Duration: 23 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy. Taylor Fry feels like a misfit, but deals with the world around her with a little imagination. Taylor becomes image-conscious. Show more

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Bob the Builder: Project Build It

Series 7

Episode 6: Scrambler Gets Prepared

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures with Bob the Builder and his vehicle friends. Chip Chipper and Scrambler take the kids on an overnight badger watch. Show more

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Boogie Beebies

Ocean Motion - Tuesday

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's music and dance programme. Head underwater with Nat and Pete and join in with the Ocean Motion.

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Mister Maker

Series 1

Episode 7

on BBC Two England

Arts and crafts for pre-school children. Mister Maker uses all of his huff and his puff to make blow pictures, and shows how to make a crown fit for a king or a queen. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 7: Vet

on BBC Two England

Educational series for four- to seven-year-old children with learning difficulties. Justin meets his friend Savannah, her sister Cheyenne and their guinea pig at the vet. Show more

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Little Red Tractor

Series 1

Episode 7: Berries

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation following life on Gosling Farm. While Stan and the children are blackberry picking at the bottom of a hill, a bale of hay falls off a trailer at the top. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 7: Who's Next on the Pinky Ponk?

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children. The Tombliboos ride the Pinky Ponk. They guess who will board next, but nobody notices the teeny-tiny Pontipines arrive. Show more

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What the Victorians Did For Us

Shorts

Birth of Cinema

Duration: 4 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adam Hart-Davis shows how Victorian cinema began with private viewings through machines called mutoscopes, which worked like giant flick-books. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Screwball comedy about a woman (Irene Dunne) who reappears after being shipwrecked to find that her husband (Cary Grant) has remarried. Show more

Contributors

Nick Arden:
Cary Grant
Stephen Burkett/Adam:
Randolph Scott
Bianca Bates:
Gail Patrick
Chinch Arden:
Mary Lou Harrington
Hotel Clerk:
Donald MacBride
Dr Kohlmar:
Pedro de Cordoba
Producer:
Leo McCarey
Director:
Garson Kanin

Genres

Formats

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What Are You Like?

Episode 12: Thoughtful

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Light entertainment celebrity panel game giving you the inside track on what you're really like. We ask 'How thoughtful are you?'. With Jenny Powell and Perry Fenwick. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Presenter:
Aled Jones
Presenter:
Simon O'Brien
Participant:
Jenny Powell
Participant:
Perry Fenwick

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Out of the Blue

09/09/2008

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama set in the Australian beach resort of Manly. The group of close-knit friends are forced to deal with the horrible truth that one of their best friends is a murderer. Show more

Contributors

Gabby West:
Sophie Katinis
Bec Quilter:
Renai Caruso
Jarrod O'Donnell:
Clayton Watson
Tracy O'Donnell:
Charlotte Gregg
Stavva "Ian" Jones:
Ryan Johnson

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 69: Galway Beans

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Neil Oliver discovers how it was that mysterious flotsam washed up on the Galway shoreline via the Gulf Stream, and inspired Columbus's accidental discovery of America. Show more

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Britain's Dream Homes

Series 1

Episode 13: Schools

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Melissa Porter and Rhodri Owen search Britain for the best property in three price brackets. The pair go back to the classroom to find Britain's dream school conversion. Show more

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Animal 24:7

Series 2

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

In Bolton, RSPCA inspector Mel Furey is on the case of Zak and Charlie – a dog and cat abandoned in a filthy house and left to scavenge the rubbish for food. Show more

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 5

Episode 10: Weave a Tangled Web

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series about a sleuthing writer. At a high-class New York party, Jessica is startled to meet a Cabot Cove citizen who is leading a double life.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Miles Austin:
Mel Ferrer
Ralph Proctor:
James Sutorius
Seth Hazlitt:
William Windom

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 22: Bury St Edmunds

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Antique experts David Barby and Adam Partridge join Paul Martin in Bury St Edmunds. Paul takes a tour around the house of illustrious painter Thomas Gainsborough.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Adam Partridge
Participant:
David Barby
Producer:
Pete Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

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Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Anton Du Beke hosts the cookery show which sees top chefs challenged by keen amateurs. Three antique experts from the Thames Valley do battle with John Burton Race and Ed Baines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anton Du Beke
Participant:
Loyd Grossman

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Wanted Down Under

Series 1

Episode 7: Shields

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nadia Sawalha presents a series in which British families are given a look at life in Australia. The Shields family spend a week in Sydney, but soon have second thoughts. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 7

Episode 42

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, quiz champions including millionaire winner Judith Keppel. Show more

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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

The chefs must make two dishes in 50 minutes from the central ingredient of beef sirloin, then they must recreate two classic dishes - Bouillabaisse and Tarte Tatin. Show more

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Paralympic Games Today

Beijing 2008

Day 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Clare Balding introduces the action from Beijing, with key games for Britain's wheelchair basketball teams and athletics from the Bird's Nest stadium including the men's 100m T44. Show more

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Jamie Owen's Welsh Journeys

BBC Two Wales

University Challenge

BBC Two Scotland

Nigella Express

BBC Two England

Nigella Express

Episode 3: Hey Presto

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nigella Lawson conjures up dazzling Italian food, from sensational pasta to an entire effortless feast, including Calabrian lamb cutlets in a spicy marinade. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigella Lawson

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Maestro

Episode 5: Orchestra

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Clive Anderson presents the live grand final as the three remaining student conductors attempt to master a concerto with world renowned soloists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Participant:
Jane Asher
Participant:
Katie Derham
Participant:
Goldie
Participant:
Alex James
Participant:
Sue Perkins
Participant:
Peter Snow
Participant:
David Soul
Participant:
Bradley Walsh
Producer:
Chris Brogden

Series

Maestro

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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Lauren Laverne presents the prestigious Mercury Prize for the best UK album of the year live from the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Show more

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The Supersizers

The Supersizers Go...

Episode 2: Restoration

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Restaurant critic Giles Coren and writer and performer Sue Perkins try the food of Restoration Britain in the 1660s, a time of fire and plague. Show more

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The French Experience

The French Experience 1

07/05/2003

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

A series offering French for adult beginners covering all the basics you need to get by in French. The series looks at the language, culture and society of France. Show more

BBC Two England

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