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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 15: Families, Dogs and Wishes

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Families, dogs and wishes with Simon, Lorna and Tamba.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 15: Cowgirl

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Ben and Small are pretending to be cowboys in the cafe but they don't have any cowboy hats. Show more

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Batfink

The Kitchy Kookaper/Spin the Batfink

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with the metal-winged crimebuster. Hugo A Go Go goes on a rampage using his new tickle stick. The Junkman unleashes a tornado machine. Show more

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Animalia

Long Short Story

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alex and Zoe find a portal in the library and are transported to Animalia. An important message is wrongly communicated. The kids struggle to discover the truth. Show more

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Mortified

Series 1

Episode 5: The Chosen One

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 is inspired by the teachings of a Buddhist monk. Show more

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Prank Patrol

Prank Patrol Pocketsize

Episode 5: Giant Spider

on BBC Two England

Children's entertainment presented by Barney Harwood. Erik wants to trick a friend who thinks he can take anything on. Anything? Even a giant spider? Show more

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Skunk Fu

The Art of No Lung Fu

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation about Skunk, a young kung fu student. Skunk is sent to Mr. Fish to study underwater fighting. Show more

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on BBC Two England

Science game show. Richard Hammond and the gang build balloon-powered hovercrafts to learn about lift and friction. Show more

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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes continue their search to find the world's next great superhero. The team must cross a plank suspended 18 metres above the ground. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

More comedy, games and chances to swap something you don't want for something you do want. Plus a guest will be swapping something they no longer want for something you may have. Show more

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Roar

Series 1

Episode 41

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Matthew Skilton and Alex Dolan go behind the scenes at Port Lympne and Howletts wild animal parks to meet a baby tapir, a lion and some elephants. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Skilton
Presenter:
Alex Dolan

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Malcolm in the Middle

Series 6

Episode 11: Dewey's Opera

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sitcom about a gifted boy growing up in a chaotic family. Dewey is inspired to write an operatic masterpiece, basing the story on his parents' rows. Show more

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Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Reggie Yates presents the show with useful tips for teenagers. Terri and Ibs are given a crash course in dating by DJs Ace & Vis and Skins star Georgina Moffat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Reggie Yates
Producer:
Sam Whittaker

Genres

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Myths

Episode 2: The Syrens' Call

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Six well-known Greek myths are given a modern twist. Will Odysseus stay faithful to long-term girlfriend Penelope or will he fall for the Syrens' Call? Show more

Contributors

Genres

Series

Myths

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Trexx and Flipside

Episode 2: Little Orphan Alesha

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sitcom about two wannabe hip hop stars. Ollie secures Trexx and Flipside a live TV slot on Big-Up TV, but first the boys must babysit Ollie's sister Alesha. Show more

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The Surgery

Series 1

Episode 9: Does A Family Need Two Parents?

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Jeff Leach presents a series 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

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Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Historical drama set before and during the English Civil War in the 17th century. Charles I and Oliver Cromwell first clash in Parliament before taking to the battlefield. Show more

Contributors

Oliver Cromwell:
Richard Harris
King Charles I:
Sir Alec Guinness
Earl of Manchester:
Robert Morley
Queen Henrietta Maria:
Dorothy Tutin
John Carter:
Frank Finlay
Prince Rupert:
Timothy Dalton
The Earl of Strafford:
Patrick Wymark
Hugh Peters:
Patrick Magee
Sir Edward Hyde:
Nigel Stock
The Earl of Essex:
Charles Gray
Director:
Ken Hughes
Producer:
Irving Allen
Writer:
Ken Hughes

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Snooker: The Masters

2009

Semi-Final Part 2

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Hazel Irvine and Ray Stubbs introduce semi-final action from the Masters at the Wembley Arena. Commentary from Dennis Taylor, Willie Thorne, John Virgo and Ken Doherty.

Contributors

Presenter:
Hazel Irvine
Presenter:
Ray Stubbs
Commentator:
Dennis Taylor
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Commentator:
John Virgo
Commentator:
Ken Doherty

Flog It!

Series 5

Episode 32: Rochester

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin presents from Rochester in Kent, with experts Philip Serrell and Elizabeth Talbot rummaging through bags and boxes. Paul learns rope-making in Chatham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Presenter:
Philip Serrell
Producer:
Pete Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

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What the Victorians Did For Us

Original

Episode 4: Crime and Punishment

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adam Hart-Davis investigates the Victorian innovations that left a lasting impression on British society. In this programme, the world of crime and retribution. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Historical observational documentary series following a team who live the life of Victorian farmers for a year. As autumn ends, winter-proofing begins in earnest. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
David Upshal

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Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 7: The King Was in His Counting House

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Wartime sitcom. When a bomb falls on the vault of Captain Mainwaring's bank, he insists that the platoon count the money and guard it.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Reverend Timothy Farthing:
Frank Williams
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Henry Yeatman:
Edward Sinclair
Producer:
David Croft

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A History of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 3: Bishop Makes King

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary series charting Scottish history. Neil Oliver investigates the role the church played in Robert Bruce's struggle to secure Scottish independence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Producer:
Tim Niel
Director:
Tim Niel
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Executive Producer:
Neil McDonald

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Snooker: The Masters

2009

Semi-Final Part 3

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Semi-final action continues at the Masters. It's Stephen Maguire v Ronnie O'Sullivan. Presented by Hazel Irvine, Ray Stubbs, Steve Davis and John Parrott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hazel Irvine
Presenter:
Ray Stubbs
Presenter:
Steve Davis
Presenter:
John Parrott
Commentator:
Dennis Taylor
Commentator:
Willie Thorne
Commentator:
John Virgo
Commentator:
Ken Doherty

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QI XL

Series F

Episode 4: Fight or Flight

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quiz in which contestants earn more for interesting answers. Stephen Fry frankly falls for fight and flight with Pam Ayres, Sean Lock, Johnny Vegas and Alan Davies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Johnny Vegas
Participant:
Sean Lock
Participant:
Pam Ayres
Participant:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Affectionate romantic comedy drama starring Stanley Tucci and Rhys Ifans. Frustrated with his life on a remote Mediterranean island, American restaurant pianist Larry hits upon the idea of a gala concert featuring unperformed work by the community's deceased celebrity composer. But Larry's plan soon stirs up discord among the locals. In English and Spanish with subtitles. Review p39.
Director Francesca Joseph (2007, 15) Showing in HD on the BBC HD channel at 11.20pm
Hugh Bonneville stars in Hunter tomorrow at 9pm on BBC1

Contributors

Unknown:
Stanley Tucci
Unknown:
Rhys Ifans.
Director:
Francesca Joseph
Larry:
Stanley Tucci
Dickie:
Rhys Ifans
Sebastian:
Hugh Bonneville
Frankie:
Jena Malone
Miranda:
Jessica Stevenson
Narcisco Ortega:
Virgile Bramly
Veronica:
Marisa Paredes
Helena:
Emmanuelle Seiqner

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Larry is an American pianist living in Majorca, where he was drawn by the music of late composer Valerin Lucinski. Larry dreams of organising a concert in honour of his hero. Show more

Contributors

Dickie:
Rhys Ifans
Sebastian Burrows:
Hugh Bonneville
Frankie:
Jena Malone
Narcisco Ortega:
Virgile Bramly
Executive Producer:
David Thompson
Executive Producer:
Duncan Reid
Executive Producer:
Paula Jalfon
Producer:
Ruth Caleb

Genres

Formats

Relationship drama starring Jennifer Ehle, Danny Huston and Trudie Styler. A prodigal son returns home for his 21st birthday party, still harbouring resentments about his mother's swift remarriage after his father's sudden death. Review page 40.
Director Dan Wilde (2005,15)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jennifer Ehle
Unknown:
Danny Huston
Unknown:
Trudie Styler.
Director:
Dan Wilde

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age. Show more

Contributors

Alice Ferris:
Jennifer Ehle
Jim Ferris:
Danny Huston
Clive Lamis:
Patrick Baladi
Brede Norton:
Trudie Styler
Elyssa Ferris:
Amelia Warner
Maliika:
Jemma Powell
Hilary Benz:
Ewan Stewart
Young Jack:
Arthur Duncan

Genres

Formats

Musical drama starring Isabella Rossellini and Mark McKinney. In snowbound Winnipeg during the Great Depression, Lady Port-Huntly launches a contest to find the world's most melancholy melody. Review page 40.
Director Guy Maddin (2003, 15)

Contributors

Unknown:
Isabella Rossellini
Unknown:
Mark McKinney.
Director:
Guy Maddin

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression. In the belief that people drink more beer when sad, a brewery baroness organises a contest to find the world's unhappiest music. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Formats

BBC Two England

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