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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 66: Hiccups, Sounds and Homes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun, with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Totem poles, homes and sounds with Justin, Veejay and Tamba.

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Teletubbies

Shrimps in the Sand

on BBC Two England

Fun for very young children in Teletubbyland. Three children go searching for shrimps in a rock pool with Andy Brown.

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Charlie and Lola

Series 3

Episode 10: I Can't Stop Hiccupping

on BBC Two England

Children's animation with the siblings who are growing up. Lola and Lotta are practising for the school concert when Lola gets a fit of the hiccups. Show more

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Pinky Dinky Doo and the Party Animals

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation for young children. Pinky tells a story about waking to find a stuffed animal party for Kingsley the dinosaur going on. Show more

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Harry and Toto

Episode 10: Stand and Sit

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation with the hare and tortoise. Opposite Town's residents want to see the latest blockbuster movie starring Opposite Man, Harry's favourite superhero. Show more

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LazyTown

Series 1

Episode 44: Friends Forever

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Fun with Stephanie and Sportacus as they learn how to get active. Stephanie creates a cool playpark for her friends, but they are lured away by Robbie's sweets. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Kirsten O'Brien and Johny Pitts present the ultimate challenge for Britain's kids and teachers. Teach must learn to wakeboard and waterski before an exam in front of class. Show more

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Gimme a Break

Series 1

Episode 5: The Griffins - Caribbean Cruise

Duration: 27 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which kids take over the family break. After choosing a destination, Joe and Jack take control of the holiday and make the tough decisions. Show more

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Prank Patrol

Series 2

Episode 10: Crackers Crocs

on BBC Two England

Children's series in which people play pranks on their friends. The prank targets believe they are helping a zoo vet during an operation on a massive crocodile. Show more

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Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Twelve boys and girls live as 1940s war evacuees. The whole house gathers to hear a special radio announcement from the prime minister: the war in Europe is finally over. Show more

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Serious Ocean

Episode 10

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which eight young adventurers go to extremes to help the planet. In this episode, they attempt to become one of the youngest teams in the world to sail around Cape Horn. Show more

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Dangermouse

Series 3

Episode 12: Hear Hear

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic cartoon adventure series. Greenback's new invention brainwashes anyone who hears his voice into becoming one of his slaves of evil. Show more

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The Flintstones

Episode 105: Fred El Terrifico

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Prehistoric capers with Fred and Barney. On holiday in Rockapulco Fred is unwittingly used as a customs mule by jewel smugglers.

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Daily Politics

31/10/2008

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil gives the low-down, grills those responsible and discovers the stories behind the stories in the corridors of power.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil

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Out of the Blue

31/10/2008

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama set in the beautiful Australian beach resort of Manly. Poppy struggles over what to do about Tracy and a surprise visitor puts Addo's world into a spin.

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

Walton on the Naze

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series exploring Britain's coastline. Nicholas Crane discovers fossils and the early course of the Thames.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane

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Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble are on safari in Namibia. Ben gets airborne to see one of Africa's biggest migrations, and Kate reports on how four-wheel drive vehicles upset the birds. Show more

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Market Kitchen

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery programme. Matt Tebbutt and Amanda Lamb taste Aaron Craze's Sicilian fisherman's stew and Claire Clark makes an Apple Charlotte for under 5 pounds. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Amanda Lamb
Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Participant:
Claire Clark
Participant:
Aaron Craze

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 6

Episode 17: Murder According to Maggie

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mystery series about a sleuthing writer. A cop show producer turns murder investigator when the programmer who was about to cancel her series is killed.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Brian Thursday:
Dwayne Hickman
Julie Pritzer:
Talia Balsam
Bert Rodgers:
Tim Thomerson
Vincent Palermo:
Denis Arndt
Keith Carmody:
Gary Sandy

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 39: Edinburgh

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and the team visit Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. Experts James Lewis and Adam Partridge look for hidden treasures and Paul visits Scottish Parliament. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Adam Partridge
Participant:
James Lewis
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

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Are You an Egghead?

Series 1

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts the general knowledge quiz show that searches for the greatest quiz brain in Britain. The champion of the series will win a regular place on Eggheads. Show more

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Escape to the Country

Series 7

Episode 20: Dorset

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

A couple from Hampshire with a 1.5 million pound budget are in Dorset on the hunt for a property with a water feature. Alistair Appleton shows them around. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 100

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Series Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

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Strictly - It Takes Two

Series 6

Episode 30

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Claudia Winkleman breaks into the Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals and the Friday panel previews Saturday night's costumes and dances. Show more

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Landward

BBC Two Scotland

Sport Wales

BBC Two Wales

Credit Crash Britain

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Fossil Detectives

BBC Two England

Fossil Detectives

Episode 2: London

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Hermione Cockburn leads a team of fossil experts around London, where they visit the home of David Attenborough to view his private fossil collection. Show more

Contributors

Assistant Producer:
Gavin Boyland
Executive Producer:
Fiona Pitcher
Director of photography:
Toby Strong
Director of photography:
Mark McCauley

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Credit Crash Britain

BBC Two Scotland

Scrum V

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

An Island Parish

BBC Two England

An Island Parish

Series 3

Episode 7: Sowing the Seeds

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

The islanders start to feel the economic squeeze, Heike plans to revive her foot-modelling career and Greg announces he wants to train as a Buddhist monk. Show more

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Mastermind

2008/09

Episode 9

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

John Humphrys quizzes four more contenders with questions on The Harry Palmer Novels, Tom Paxton, The Athenian Empire 479-404BC and the Life and Works of Richard Feynman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

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Gardeners' World

2008

Episode 29

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

The team embrace Halloween as Toby adds a touch of magic to the autumn leaves with his wormery, and Joe and his children harvest pumpkins to make lanterns. Show more

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The American Future: a History, by Simon Schama: What Is an American?

BBC Two England

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Simon looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in America. Does Barack Obama's candidacy represent the final triumph of America as a multi-ethnic nation? Show more

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Magic Party

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

QI

BBC Two England

QI

Series C

Episode 10: Cleve Crudgington

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stephen Fry hosts the quiz show. Subjects include corks, cats and carbon dioxide. With Clive Anderson, Mark Steel, John Sessions and Alan Davies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Participant:
Clive Anderson
Participant:
John Sessions
Participant:
Mark Steel

Brand

QI

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Newsnight

31/10/2008

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines. Kirsty Wark presents from New York with the latest on the race for the White House.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark

Genres

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Series 7

Episode 17: Masks

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sci-fi drama series. An ancient alien civilisation exerts a bizarre influence over the Enterprise, and Data is taken over by several different personalities.

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Series 7

Episode 18: Eye of the Beholder

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sci-fi drama series. When an officer commits suicide, Troi and Worf's investigations lead them to develop romantic feelings for each other.

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Melodrama in which a mysterious faith healer threatens to disrupt the career of an ambitious Australian senator. Show more

Contributors

Gregory Wolfe:
Robert Powell
Nick Rast:
David Hemmings
Sandra Rast:
Carmen Duncan
Doc Wheelan:
Broderick Crawford
Mr Bergier:
Gus Mercurio
Mr Porter:
Alan Cassell
Alex Rast:
Mark Spain
Benny Lucas:
Sean Myers
Director:
Simon Wincer

Genres

Formats

Kath and Kim

Series 3

Episode 2: The Mango Espadrille

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Australian sitcom about a mother and daughter in suburbia. Kath and Kim spend a day at the races where they mingle with some C-list celebrities. Show more

Contributors

Kath Day-Knight:
Jane Turner
Kim Craig:
Gina Riley
Kel Knight:
Glenn Robbins
Brett Craig:
Peter Rowsthorn
Sharon Strezlecki:
Magda Szubanski

BBC Two England

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