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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 28: Happy

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Featuring frogs, Higgledy House and being happy with Simon, Sarah-Jane and Tamba.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 28: Magpie

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Ben is upset - he has lost his gold ring, which was a present from his grandad. Monica the Magpie visits. Show more

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Rocket Boy and Toro

Episode 15: Taking Out the Trash

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Two England

High-speed, action-packed comedy space adventure. Trash returns from an evil sidekick refresher course to find he has been replaced by a bot called Patchverk. Show more

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Watch My Chops

A Friend in Need

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of Corneil, a super-intelligent dog. Corneil is determined to prove to Bernie that Romeo is a fairweather friend. Show more

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Barney's Barrier Reef

Episode 15: The Reef's Got Talent

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Joined by hosts Barmy Barney and Gorgeous Gemma, Simon Coral and Danni Mantaray search for creatures with the fishy factor in Australia's Barrier Reef. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Barney Harwood
Presenter:
Gemma Hunt

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Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Relive the madness of Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow. Celebrities get their just desserts as they sing muckeoke.

Contributors

Little Noely Edmonds:
Ian Kirkby
Participant:
Melvin Odoom
PC Prize Idiot:
Lee Barnett
Director:
Jason Garbett

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Dragon Needs a Beaker

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed media animation for young children. Pinky Dinky Doo loves to make up stories. Pinky helps a dragon stop spilling his drinks by making him a beaker. Show more

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LazyTown

LazyTown Extra

Episode 20: Kick Tricks

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Spin-off series in which the LazyTown characters find out about different sports and activities. Ziggy discovers that you cannot practise soccer tricks with an orange. Show more

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Nuzzle and Scratch

Episode 20: Library

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Puppet-based comedy drama for young children. Nuzzle and Scratch enjoy working at the library - until the librarian catches Snatch trying to file the books with a nail file. Show more

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Harry and Toto

Episode 19: Freeze and Melt

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Harry and Toto are a hare and tortoise who help children learn about opposites. Harry gets an ice sculpture of the two friends for Toto. However, the statue mysteriously disappears. Show more

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Nina and the Neurons

Series 1

Episode 20: Distance

on BBC Two England

Show for preschool children. Atinuke wants to know why things look small when they are far away. Nina and Luke, the sight neuron, answer the question. Show more

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Me Too!

Series 2

Episode 20: Good Advice

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series for four- to six-year-olds about the parallel lives of parents at work and their children. Raymond tries to stock his buffet car with healthier food. Show more

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Mister Maker

Series 1

Episode 20

on BBC Two England

Arts and crafts programme. Mister Maker makes an invisible picture and a magnetic worm-catching game to play with friends. Plus, the Mister Maker Kids build a brilliant picture. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 69: Trousers on the Ninky Nonk

on BBC Two England

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Children's programme. The Tombliboos and Makka Pakka take a ride on the Ninky Nonk. The Tombliboos' trousers fly off and whiz around. Show more

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Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Literacy series for four- to six-year-olds using phonics. The programme features 'k', 'ck' and 'x'.

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Daily Politics

30/01/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Anita Anand looks at the latest from the refinery worker protests. Plus Tory blogger Iain Dale and Labour blogger Hopi Sen guest in the studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Anita Anand
Participant:
Norman Tebbit
Participant:
Phil Woolas

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Working Lunch

30/01/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Simon Gompertz looks at the ways in which you might unearth some money you didn't know you had. Plus the programme visits Swindon's Honda factory ahead of its four month closure. Show more

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Open Gardens

Series 2

Episode 24: Pump Cottage and Green Lane Cottage

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series following gardeners aiming to have their gardens accepted into the National Gardens Scheme. Featuring a romantic garden with a rockery. Show more

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Animal Park

Series 8: 45 minute reversions

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble assist as two lions are knocked out for the vet to perform an essential procedure. Elsewhere at Longleat, two new boats set sail on Half Mile Lake. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ben Fogle
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Producer:
Joff Wilson
Executive Producer:
Chris Powell
Executive Producer:
Annette Clarke

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Trash to Cash

Series 1

Episode 20: Waine

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which people raise money by clearing out the clutter. The team responds to an SOS call from a family in Kent. Mum Karen is a hoarder, so the home is full of junk. Show more

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 9

Episode 3: The Mole

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Detective drama series. Jessica is abducted at New York airport when she is mistaken for a woman who knows too much about a dangerous businessman. Show more

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Lt Ardie Geiber:
Herbert Edelman

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 47: Harlow

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Flog It experts Charlie Ross and Mark Stacey are searching through family heirlooms in Harlow. Presenter Paul Martin sneaks down the road to investigate the Spy Museum. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Presenter:
Charlie Ross
Presenter:
Mark Stacey
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Director:
Liz Taylor

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Hollyoaks actors Nicole Barber-Lane and Claire Cooper cook up a storm in the kitchen. Ainsley Harriott hosts the twenty-minute cooking challenge. Show more

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Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Series 2

Episode 10: Waters

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Chef Lesley Waters hopes to raise money for her local children's hospice. Will Jennie Bond and the team be able to cook up any good auction lots from her Dorset home? Show more

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 144

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
Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Series Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

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Extreme Dreams: The Ultimate Challenge

BBC Two Scotland

Extreme Dreams: the Ultimate Challenge

BBC Two England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

The search of the lost Incan city of Marpa takes the team ever deeper into the Cotahuasi Canyon. Their final challenge is a dizzying 2500m descent straight down the canyon wall. Show more

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Money Programme

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Chelsea Pensioners: Once a Soldier

BBC Two England

Once a Soldier

Series 1

Episode 1: Always a Soldier

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary series about the Chelsea Pensioners. Len Tough is brought in for a four-day trial to be accepted into the ranks of the men in scarlet. Show more

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Mastermind

2008/09

Episode 15

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

John Humphrys quizzes four more contenders. Subjects are The Ashes Series of 1902, AE Housman, British punk and the Trans-Siberian Railway. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

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Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 10: Man-Eating Tigers of the Sundarbans

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary. The Sundarbans forest provides resources for nearby communities, but up to 50 forest workers are killed by tigers each year. Show more

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 9: East Coast: The Wash

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane explores Britain's eastern coastline. He visits the Wash in Norfolk and wades through the vast salt marshes and mudflats.

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Around the World in 80 Faiths

Episode 5: United States of America

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Pete Owen Jones's adventures continue as he embarks on the American leg of his religious odyssey to find out why, when it comes to ritual, anything goes. Show more

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Teethgrinder

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Rab C Nesbitt

BBC Two England

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 8

Episode 1: Heat

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy featuring Scotland's angry middle-aged man. Emerging from prison after doing time for arson, Rab is fixed up with a job as a dishwasher by his prison social worker. Show more

Contributors

Rab C Nesbitt:
Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt:
Elaine C Smith
Gash Nesbitt:
Andrew Fairlie
Jamesie Cotter:
Tony Roper
Ella Cotter:
Barbara Rafferty
Norrie:
John Kazek
Mr Grogan:
Jimmy Logan
Prison Officer:
Paul Riley
Female Attendant:
Carole Anders
Director:
Colin Gilbert
Producer:
Colin Gilbert

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Round-table arts and culture discussion programme with Kirsty Wark.

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Rab C Nesbitt

BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The Culture Show Uncut

BBC Two England

The Culture Show Uncut

2008/2009

Episode 22

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Some of Scotland's finest actors, led by Robert Carlyle and Siobhan Redmond, perform Robert Burns's most striking works. Franz Ferdinand give an acoustic performance. Show more

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Medium

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Scotland

Medium

BBC Two England

Medium

Series 1

Episode 1: Pilot

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Pilot of the supernatural drama about a crime-solving psychic. Allison DuBois sees dead people in her dreams, but her husband thinks the dreams are stress-related. Show more

Contributors

Allison Dubois:
Patricia Arquette
Joe Dubois:
Jake Weber
Manuel Devalos:
Miguel Sandoval
Bridgette Dubois:
Maria Lark
Ariel Dubois:
Sofia Vassilieva
Kenneth Push:
Arliss Howard
Balinda Alexander:
April Grace
Texas Ranger #1:
Tina DiJoseph
Raymond Vargas:
Jamil Z. Smith
Attorney:
Bruce Nozick
Sergeant:
Joe Stevens
Texas Prison Guard:
Terry Woodberry
Older Man:
John Paxton
11-year-old girl:
Jamie Litton
Announcer:
Danny Romero
Crazed Man:
Frank Wood
Lee Scanlon:
David Cubitt

Medium

Series 1

Episode 2: Suspicions and Certainties

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Supernatural crime drama. Allison questions her powers when her old boss asks for her help in selecting a jury for a twisted rapist and murderer. Show more

Contributors

Allison Dubois:
Patricia Arquette
Joe Dubois:
Jake Weber
Manuel Devalos:
Miguel Sandoval
Lee Scanlon:
David Cubitt
Ariel Dubois:
Sofia Vassilieva
Bridgette Dubois:
Maria Lark
Jury Consultant:
Romy Rosemont

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Nero Wolfe Mysteries

Wolfe Stays In

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series about the genius detective and his assistant Archie Goodwin. Two cases tax Nero, each featuring the corpse of a woman found too close for comfort.

Contributors

Nero Wolfe:
Maury Chaykin
Archie Goodwin:
Timothy Hutton
Inspector Cramer:
Bill Smitrovich

BBC Two England

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