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Tikkabilla

Series 4

Episode 48: Collections

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool magazine programme with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Collections, babies and the Tikkabilla Jive in the Tikkabilla house.

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Teletubbies

Animal Rhythms

on BBC Two England

Preschool comedy combining fun, fantasy and education. Dipsy and Laa-Laa discover a funny noise and then join the others to watch some children pretend to be animals.

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Pitt and Kantrop

The Spirit of the Woods

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Prehistoric fantasy. 12-year-old Pitt and his pterodactyl pal Kantrop try to help their tribe. The tribe are in a panic about the frightening black woods. Show more

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Roar

Series 3

Episode 13

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series following the keepers at Kent's wild-animal parks. There's drama on the African Experience as the vet is called in to dart and move the zebras. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

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Postman Pat: Special Delivery Service

Series 1

Episode 13: A Wobbly Piano

on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Animation. Pat needs to deliver a piano for Lizzy's first ever concert, but the van breaks down and the piano gets stuck in a field. Pumpkin steps in to help. Show more

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Calum Clachair: Gleann na Grèine/Bob the Builder: Project Fix It

BBC Two Scotland

CBeebies: Chuggington

BBC Two England

Chuggington

Series 1

Episode 8: Wilson Gets a Wash

on BBC Two England

Available for years

The trainees must learn how to do difficult emergency stops with mud, leaves and water on the rails. Wilson loves getting dirty and wants to avoid the chugwash. Show more

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Harry and Toto

Episode 20: High and Low

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation with a hare and tortoise who help children learn about opposites. It is a windy day in Opposite Town and there are lots of things blowing about.

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Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series for preschool children combining animation with live action footage. Max learns not to worry about gaining independence, and to let everything happen naturally. Show more

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Charlie and Lola

Series 2

Episode 24: Never Ever Never Step on the Cracks

on BBC Two England

Children's animation with the siblings. If you step on the cracks, do bears jump out at you? Charlie tries to persuade Lola it's not true. Show more

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Finley the Fire Engine

It's Raining, It's Boring

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation following the adventures of the vehicles of Friendlyville. Finley and his friends amuse themselves indoors when it's too rainy to play outside. Show more

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The Koala Brothers

Series 5

Episode 23: Alice Makes a Movie

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of Frank and Buster, two intrepid koalas. Alice decides to make a film about her friends but she's forgotten to put film in the camera. Show more

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Something Special

Series 1

Episode 10: Family

on BBC Two England

Educational series using Makaton sign language. Mr Tumble wakes up baby Tumble and needs Grandad Tumble to get the baby to sleep again. Show more

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Get Squiggling

Series 1

Episode 23: Hyena

on BBC Two England

Series about Squiglet, a monster who populates his plain white world using a magic crayon. Squiglet draws a laughing hyena who would like to be more serious. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 58: Igglepiggle's Noisy Noises

on BBC Two England

Available for years

In a magical forest, colourful characters have adventures and are read stories. Everything in the garden is so noisy that Igglepiggle finds a quiet place. Show more

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Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

David Attenborough narrates a documentary about crocodiles and alligators, who in over 200 million years have endured the worst the planet could throw at them and survived. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy starring Dirk Bogarde and Kenneth More. Along with three companions, a medical student faces five hectic but hilarious years at St Swithin's Hospital. Show more

Contributors

Magistrate:
Nicholas Phipps
Simon Sparrow:
Dirk Bogarde
Sister Virtue:
Jean Taylor Smith
Richard Grimsdyke:
Kenneth More
Lancelot Spratt:
James Robertson Justice
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Producer:
Betty E Box

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See Hear

Series 28

Episode 21

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

British Sign Language magazine. Deaf people who have experienced financial difficulties due to the credit crunch speak out. They explain how the Citizens' Advice Bureau helped. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Memnos Costi

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Working Lunch

03/12/2008

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Award-winning daily business, personal finance and consumer news with Declan Curry and Naga Munchetty.

Contributors

Presenter:
Declan Curry
Presenter:
Naga Munchetty

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ten-part step-by-step guide to gardening. A shady spot in a garden can be a difficult place to have success so Joe Swift gives his top tips for designing for shade. Show more

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Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Countdown of the UK's top wildlife spectacles. Iolo Williams argues the case for rutting wild goats in Snowdonia, and at number 31 is the migration of swallows in East Sussex. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Series Producer:
Jane French
Participant:
Iolo Williams

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 7

Episode 19: Thursday's Child

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series. Jessica comes to the aid of an accused mother and son despite the woman's startling claims about the sleuth's late husband.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Nancy Landon:
Vera Miles
Steve Landon:
Richard Gilliland
Ben Olston:
John Beck
Clint Phelpes:
Martin Milner
Andrew Dixon:
John Anderson

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Flog It!

Series 6

Yeovil

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin visits a Somerset stable to find out how farriers are faring in the modern world, while antiques experts Michael Baggott and James Lewis seek bargains in Yeovil. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Michael Baggott
Participant:
James Lewis

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Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Anton Du Beke hosts the cookery show which sees chefs challenged by amateurs. Three Celtic cookaholics from Glasgow do battle with James Tanner and John Burton Race. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anton Du Beke
Participant:
Loyd Grossman

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Bargain Hunt Famous Finds

Series 1

Episode 3: Helen Lederer and Bobby Davro

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedienne Helen Lederer takes on comedian Bobby Davro. Presenter Tim Wonnacott oversees as they hunt for bargains in high class Chelsea. Show more

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Queen's Speech Broadcast

BBC Two Scotland

Queen's Speech Broadcast

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Queen's Speech Broadcast

BBC Two England

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Government outlines its legislative programme for the coming year.

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 122

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 53

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Claudia Winkleman is back with backstage gossip and behind-the-scenes action. She takes a peek into the training rooms to find out how the couples are shaping up for the weekend. Show more

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Petrolheads

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Coal House

BBC Two Wales

Pride and Privilege

BBC Two Scotland

Top Gear

BBC Two England

Top Gear

Series 12

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 5 months

Motoring news and views. Richard Hammond celebrates the 40th birthday of the Ferrari Daytona on the Italian Riviera. Jeremy Clarkson tests the new BMW M3 saloon and the Lexus IS-F. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Presenter:
James May
Executive Producer:
Andy Wilman
Star in a Reasonably Priced Car:
Kevin McCloud

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Oceans

Episode 5: Indian Ocean

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

In the first of two episodes in the rich tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, the team explores its remote and pristine underwater worlds and go in search of the elusive dugong. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Rose
Presenter:
Lucy Blue
Presenter:
Tooni Mahto
Director:
Daniel Barry
Producer:
Anne Laking
Series Producer:
Helen Thomas

Series

Oceans

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Heroes

Series 3

Episode 10: The Eclipse: Part 1

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Drama series about people with superpowers. Arthur orders Sylar and Elle to find Claire and bring her to him. Nathan and Peter Petrelli search for the Haitian. Show more

Contributors

Nathan Petrelli:
Adrian Pasdar
Peter Petrelli:
Milo Ventimiglia
Matt Parkman:
Greg Grunberg
Claire Bennet:
Hayden Panettiere
Hiro Nakamura:
Masi Oka
Ando Masahashi:
James Kyson Lee
Mohinder Suresh:
Sendhil Ramamurthy
Tracy Strauss:
Ali Larter
Angela Petrelli:
Christine Rose
Producer:
Tim Kring
Director:
Greg Beeman

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Heroes Unmasked

Series 3

Episode 10: Let's Get Physical

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

From striking visual effects to shocking prosthetics and demanding fights, the outstanding physical skill behind Heroes is on display, including the Elephant Man. Show more

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Kafka Uncovered

BBC Two Wales

Spotlight

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Outnumbered

BBC Two England

Outnumbered

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Semi-improvised sitcom. The Brockmans attempt to revive 1950s values by banning TV and computers for one whole Sunday, freeing up lots of time for explaining the facts of life. Show more

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Hidden Histories

BBC Two Wales

Top Gear

BBC Two Scotland

After Rome: Holy War and Conquest

BBC Two England

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Boris Johnson investigates the beginnings of what some call 'the clash of civilisations' between Christianity and Islam. This first programme looks at the early history of Islam. Show more

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After Rome: Holy War and Conquest

BBC Two Scotland

Long Way Down

BBC Two England

Long Way Down

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Morale is at an all-time low. The team decide to continue, but in Kenya, a bike breaks down in bandit country. Terrified of another packet dinner, the team slaughter a goat. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ewan McGregor
Participant:
Charley Boorman

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GCSE Bitesize Revision

Vocational Bitesize - Applied Business

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

Programme to support this vocational GCSE, covering a diverse range of business issues from franchising to co-operatives, business finances to customer care.

BBC Two England

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