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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 30: Cola Trees and Green Queens

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Food, green queens and cola trees with Lorna, Justin and Tamba.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 30: Snail

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Sarah the snail comes into the cafe, and Ben and Small make her delicious cheese and spinach snails. Show more

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Animalia

Over and Beyond

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

CGI animated series. Alex and Zoe stumble upon a portal and are transported to Animalia, where animals can talk. Zoe rescues two zebras from Over and Beyond. Show more

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Sorcerer's Apprentice

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

The trainee sorcerers tackle their first magic discipline, a trick with animals. To inspire them, the Sorcerer has invited the exciting animal magic act, Animalgique. Show more

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Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sue Barker hosts live coverage of the men's Australian Open final. Commentary from Chris Bailey and John Lloyd. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Live recipes, the best of the week's TV and celebrity chat to set up your Sunday. Presented by Richard Bacon, Amanda Hamilton and chef Simon Rimmer.

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Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Military drama set in Mexico in 1916 about a major sent on a suicide mission by his resentful commanding officer. Starring Gary Cooper and Rita Hayworth. Show more

Contributors

Major Thomas Thorn:
Gary Cooper
Adelaide Geary:
Rita Hayworth
Sergeant John Chawk:
Van Heflin
Lt William Fowler:
Tab Hunter
Corporal Milo Trubee:
Richard Conte
Private Andrew Hetherington:
Michael Callan
Private Renziehausen:
Dick York
Colonel Rogers:
Robert Keith
Captain Paltz:
Jim Bannon
Colonel DeRose:
Edward Platt
Mexican federale:
Maurice Jara
Producer:
William Goetz
Director:
Robert Rossen

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Ski Sunday

2009

01/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Graham Bell and Ed Leigh travel to Austria for the men's slalom night race at Schladming. Matt Chilton is the commentator. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Bell
Presenter:
Ed Leigh

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Orangutan Diary

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Michaela Strachan and Steve Leonard present a series featuring orphaned and rescued orangutans in Borneo. They help three babies learn how to behave like wild orangutans. Show more

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The Secret Life of Elephants

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

James May's Big Ideas

BBC Two England

James May's Big Ideas

Episode 3: Power to the People

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

James May tries to find smarter, brighter and bolder ways of powering the planet. He sets off on a global search to find people who share his dream. Show more

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Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Bruce Parry continues his Amazon adventure, travelling through the jungles of Peru to visit the Achuar people, a remote tribe who are fighting to keep oil companies off their land. Show more

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Best of Top Gear

Series 12

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Highlights from Top Gear in 2008, including an epic race in Japan between the Nissan GTR and the Bullet Train. The star in the reasonably priced car is Jay Kay. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter:
James May
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Star in a reasonably priced car:
Will Young

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Explore

The Rift Valley

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Simon Reeve leads a team of journalists on a journey down east Africa's Rift Valley, encountering awe-inspiring landscapes as well as famine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Reeve
Presenter:
Tanya Datta
Presenter:
Emeka Onono
Producer:
Tom McCarthy
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Executive Producer:
Lucy Hetherington

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High Altitude

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

An all-action winter sports show. Ed Leigh and Graham Bell travel to New Zealand where they attempt a 100m crossing between two mountain peaks on a single piece of rope. Show more

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Rally Ireland Highlights

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Two England

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adaptation of Douglas Adams's cult sci-fi comedy novel. Escaping the Earth's destruction, Arthur (Martin Freeman) embarks on a galactic journey in search of the meaning of life. Show more

Contributors

The Whale (voice):
Bill Bailey
Arthur Dent:
Martin Freeman
Narrator/The Guide (voice):
Stephen Fry
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Sam Rockwell
Ford Prefect:
Mos Def
Humma Kavula:
John Malkovich
Questular Rontok:
Anna Chancellor
Jeltz (voice):
Richard Griffiths
Ghostly Image:
Simon Jones
Marvin (voice):
Alan Rickman
Producer:
Gary Barber

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC Two England

A glamorous art-gallery owner from Chicago visits North Carolina to close a deal with a reclusive artist and to meet her husband's family. Starring Amy Adams. Show more

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BBC Two England

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