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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 22: Flowers, Photos and Paintings

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, guests and things to make. Colours, flowers and Higgledy House with Paul, Sarah-Jane and Tamba.

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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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Best of Friends

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Rani and Abs present the show that tests the friendships of five close mates with a series of terrible tasks and tantalising treats. Show more

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Mortified

Series 1

Episode 14: Little Fish

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy. Taylor Fry feels like a misfit, but deals with the world around her with a little imagination. Taylor's first day at her new school is a disaster. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Bob the Builder: Project Build It

Series 7

Episode 13: An Inspector Calls

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures with Bob the Builder and his vehicle friends. Mr Carruthers, the chief building inspector, comes to inspect Bob's team's work.

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Boogie Beebies

The Kangaroo - Thursday

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's music programme. A chance for viewers to dance to songs. Get your legs leaping because Pete and Nat are off to the zoo to meet the kangaroos.

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Mister Maker

Series 1

Episode 14

on BBC Two England

Arts and crafts show. Mister Maker makes perfect patterns with a paper snowflake and shows how to create terrific art with the help of a cuddly toy. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 14: Camping

on BBC Two England

Educational series using Makaton sign language. Justin is at a campsite in the New Forest where he meets his friend Harry and his family. Show more

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Little Red Tractor

Series 1

Episode 14: The Dam

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animated series about life on Gosling Farm. Stan and Little Red Tractor investigate why the cow's water trough has run dry, and find that Mr Jones is the cause. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 14: Pinky Ponk Adventure

on BBC Two England

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Series for young children set in a magical forest. The Pinky Ponk gets stuck in a tree and tips up. Everybody slides up and down and the Pinky Ponk breaks free. Show more

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 3: The Grass Is Always Greener

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of a group of animals who live on Big Barn Farm. Gobo is bored with the grass in his field. The others help him find tastier grass. Show more

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Get Squiggling

Series 1

Episode 3: Caterpillar

on BBC Two England

Series about a monster who populates his plain white world using magic crayons. Squiglet draws a caterpillar called Arthur, who is as hungry as can be. Show more

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The Maths Channel

Year 1 - Addition

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Maths series for five- to seven-year-olds, addressing the tricky topics that pupils find difficult to learn and teachers find hard to explain. Show more

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I Do This

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Something Special

Series 2

Episode 14: Clothes

on BBC Two England

Educational series using Makaton sign language. Mr Tumble plays dressing up. He changes into a ballet dancer and then a footballer.

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Daily Politics

18/09/2008

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn and the team are here to give you the low-down, grill those responsible and discover the stories behind the stories in the corridors of power. Show more

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Out of the Blue

18/09/2008

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama set in the beautiful Australian beach resort of Manly. Gabby agrees to Paul's impromptu marriage proposal, but they receive some very bad news after the ultrasound. 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

Northern Ireland - Strangford Lough and Torr Head

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane explores the settlement of the Scots in the coastal area of Strangford Lough. He also looks at the Torr Head channel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane

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Open Gardens

Series 2

Episode 18: Doyle Gardens and Ewehurst House

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series which follows people's attempts to have their gardens accepted into the National Gardens Scheme. Featuring an organic urban garden in London. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon and two bargain hunters visit flea markets in the French town of Les Baux in the hope of making a profit back at home.

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 5

Episode 17: The Sins of Castle Cove

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series. A former student of Jessica Fletcher publishes a novel, a piece of work too akin to reality for the liking of Cabot Cove's residents.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Eve Simpson:
Julie Adams
Tim Mulligan:
Frederick Coffin
Phyllis Grant:
Gloria DeHaven
Idal Malloy:
Kathryn Grayson
Noah Harwood:
Luke Askew

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 34: Harlow

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Experts Mark Stacey and Charlie Ross gather a choice selection of antiques to flog in Harlow, including a stunning Japanese pot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Mark Stacey
Participant:
Charlie Ross
Series 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. A trio of food lovers from Merseyside do battle with Ed Baines and Aldo Zilli. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anton Du Beke
Participant:
Loyd Grossman

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Wanted Down Under

Series 2

Episode 14: Gear

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nadia Sawalha presents a series in which families are given a look at life in the Antipodes ahead of possible migration. Laurie and Jackie Gear consider moving to Australia. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 5

Episode 36

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from around the UK attempt to beat the Eggheads. Show more

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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

It's the penultimate show and only three chefs are left. First they must create an amuse bouche and petits fours and then they have to cook for five top restaurateurs. Show more

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Dad's Army

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Blas Ceoil

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC Two England

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 5

Episode 5: Ainsley Harriott

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Celebrities trace their ancestry. The well-known chef heads to the West Indies and discovers his Caribbean history is not quite what he expected. Show more

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The Restaurant

Series 2

Episode 4: Motorway Service

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Three couples face Raymond's challenge and have to persuade as many motorway travellers as possible to eat at their food bars in three different service stations. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Blanc
Executive Producer:
Chloe Solomon
Executive Producer:
Patrick Uden

Regional Variations (3)

Dying for a Drink

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Mock the Week

BBC Two England

Mock the Week

Series 6

Episode 11

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedians take a satirical swipe at the news. Dara O'Briain is joined by Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons with guests Adam Bloom and Gina Yashere. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Participant:
Hugh Dennis
Participant:
Russell Howard
Participant:
Frankie Boyle
Participant:
Andy Parsons
Participant:
Gina Yashere
Series Producer:
Dan Patterson
Producer:
Mark Leveson

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The Cup

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Janice goes ballistic when she discovers her cash stash is missing. But Terry is more concerned with the whereabouts of scout Geoff Hinchcliffe, who still hasn't seen Malky play. Show more

Contributors

Terry McConnell:
Steve Edge
Janice McConnell:
Jennifer Hennessy
Sandra Farrell:
Tanya Franks
Vincent Farrell:
Dominic Coleman
Dr Kaskar:
Pal Aron
Debbie Rossi:
Samantha Power
Steve Robson:
Billy Geraghty
Raymond Mercier:
Emmanuel Leconte
Fourbellies:
Craig Cunningham
Director:
Matt Lipsey

Series

The Cup

Regional Variations (4)

Sport Wales

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

In Cold Blood

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

BBC Two England

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Series 21

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy pop quiz with Simon Amstell, Bill Bailey and Phill Jupitus. Guests include KT Tunstall, Lauren Laverne, Jeremy Edwards and Jon McClure from Reverend and the Makers.

Regional Variations (4)

Blair Castle International Horse Trials

BBC Two Scotland

Mock the Week

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Amazon with Bruce Parry

BBC Two England

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Bruce Parry adventures along the Amazon, following the river from source to sea. From the High Andes source he travels through Peru's cocaine valleys and on to the Ashaninka tribe. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Amazon with Bruce Parry

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Scotland

How I Met Your Mother

BBC Two England

How I Met Your Mother

Series 1

Episode 17: Life Among the Gorillas

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

US sitcom. Marshall begins his new job at Barney's law firm and quickly finds that Barney's colleagues are crude and laddish, mocking everything about him. Show more

Contributors

Ted Mosby:
Josh Radnor
Marshall Eriksen:
Jason Segel
Robin Scherbatsky:
Cobie Smulders
Barney Stinson:
Neil Patrick Harris
Lily Aldrin:
Alyson Hannigan
Director:
Pamela Fryman

How I Met Your Mother

Series 1

Episode 18: Nothing Good Happens After 2A.M.

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

US sitcom. Ted wants to end his long-distance relationship with Victoria, then he finds out that Robin still has feelings for him. Show more

Contributors

Ted Mosby:
Josh Radnor
Marshall Eriksen:
Jason Segel
Robin Scherbatsky:
Cobie Smulders
Barney Stinson:
Neil Patrick Harris
Lily Aldrin:
Alyson Hannigan
Sandy Rivers:
Alexis Denisof
Director:
Pamela Fryman

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

An illustration of key events in British history from 1066 to the 20th century, using reconstructions, footage and graphics from the BBC archive.

BBC Two England

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