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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 31: Tartan, Decorating and Pets

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Pets, tartan and the Higgledy House with Paul, Sarah-Jane and Tamba.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 31: Gingerbread Man

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. A gingerbread man enters the cafe and Ben and Small make him some gingerbread people. Show more

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Rocket Boy and Toro

Episode 16: Junk Mail

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Two England

High-speed, action-packed comedy space adventure. A mysterious parcel arrives at Grandpa Sat's with Doctor Square's name on it. Show more

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Watch My Chops

Moonstroke

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of Corneil, the super-intelligent dog. There are strange goings-on in the neighbouring apartment block and Corneil is convinced he saw a vampire. Show more

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Barney's Barrier Reef

Episode 16: Home Sweet Home

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Barney Harwood and Gemma Hunt discover the world of Australia's Barrier Reef. Everyone needs a place to call their own, and the Barrier Reef gang is no different. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Relive the madness of Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow, featuring the best bungalow games, bogies and creamy muck muck!

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Pinky Thinky Doo!

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. Pinky Dinky Doo loves to make up stories, and thinks of amazing solutions for everyday situations. Grandma Dinky Doo teaches Pinky how to think big. Show more

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LazyTown

LazyTown Extra

Episode 21: Do Re Mi

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Spin-off series featuring the LazyTown characters. Ziggy joins friends to learn about playing music. He discovers you can have lots of fun with an invisible guitar. Show more

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 1: Something Is Missing

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The comic adventures of two unlikely best friends. Big feels that there's something missing from his house until his first-ever visitor arrives. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Big and Small:
Lenny Henry
Voice of Ruby and Twiba:
Imelda Staunton
Producer:
David Collier

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Bob the Builder: Project Build It

Series 5

Episode 1: Mr Bentley's Big Parade

on BBC Two England

Bob the Builder and friends construct an ecologically friendly town. Mr Bentley is organising a parade to announce Sunflower Valley's first mayor. Show more

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Harry and Toto

Episode 21: Rise and Fall

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation. It is Patrick the penguin's birthday and there is a surprise party in store. Eager to help, Harry offers to make a cake. Show more

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Nina and the Neurons

Series 1

Episode 21: Stay Cool

on BBC Two England

Fun science for pre-schoolers. Joe has written to Nina because whenever he builds a snowman, it melts. Nina visits the mountains of Andorra to learn about staying cool. Show more

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Me Too!

Series 2

Episode 21: The Burst Water Main

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series for four- to six-year-olds. When a water main bursts right at Rudi's stall, he has to act fast to move it.

Contributors

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Mister Maker

Series 1

Episode 1

on BBC Two England

Arts and crafts for preschool children. Mister Maker makes a fantastic junk picture, shows how to paint with cardboard and creates realistic beans on toast. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 70: Where Are the Wottingers?

on BBC Two England

Available for years

The Pontipines go to meet the Wottingers. The Wottingers are not in. Where could they be? The Pontipines go looking for them around the garden. Show more

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Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Literacy series for four- to six-year-olds using phonics. Pui tells us about Zelda's Zipper, while Will introduces the tale of Yollie the Yorkie who loves to eat Yorkshire pudding.

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Sesame Tree

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Telling Tales

English - The Town Rat and the Country Rat

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Educational programme for seven- to 11-year-olds. Parisian Town Rat misses his sweetheart the Country Rat, so he decides to visit her. Show more

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Na Dódaí

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Around Scotland

The Jacobites

Episode 3: Over the Sea to Skye

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

The story of the 1745 Jacobite rising from an emotionally charged Jacobite point of view. Presenter Gavin Mitchell tries to sort fact from fiction. Show more

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Daily Politics

02/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Sangita Myska have the top political stories of the day.

Contributors

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

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 31: Coastal Erosion

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane and a team of experts present a series exploring Britain's coastline. Nick meets Peter Boggis, a man trying to save his home from coastal erosion.

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Meerkat Manor

Series 1

Episode 1: A Family Affair

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Wildlife documentary series. Meet the Whiskers, a family of meerkats living on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. Shakespeare is bitten by a puff adder. Show more

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Bowls: Welsh International Open

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Animal Park

BBC Two England

Animal Park

Series 8: 45 minute reversions

Episode 7

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Longleat keepers work round the clock to keep a newborn pygmy goat alive. Kate Humble introduces three tigers to some bath toys, and Ben Fogle goes foraging for gorilla food. Show more

Contributors

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

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Secret Gardens

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Trash to Cash

BBC Two England

Trash to Cash

Series 1

Episode 7: Orford

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which people raise money by clearing out the clutter. Janet Orford is about to move to a smaller home, so she's called in the team to help her sell her junk. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lorne Spicer
Participant:
Paul Hayes
Participant:
Mark Franks

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Murder, She Wrote

BBC Two England

Murder, She Wrote

Series 9

Episode 4: The Wind Around the Tower

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series about a sleuthing writer. Jessica stays in Ireland on an estate owned by a man convinced that he is about to die.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Anne Gillen:
Shirley Anne Field
Neal Gillen:
Dakin Matthews
Liam Gillen:
Mark Rolston
Jason McNamara:
Michael Alldredge
Sergeant Devon O'Malley:
Richard Riehle

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Flog It!

Series 6

Aylesbury

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

New expert David Palmer is accompanied by veteran Adam Partridge and presenter Paul Martin, as they value items at Claydon House. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
David Palmer
Participant:
Adam Partridge
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 10

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

From Strictly Come Dancing, top professionals Matthew Cutler and Ian Waite are rivals on the dance floor, but who will be number one in the kitchen? Show more

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Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Series 2

Episode 11: Linda Robson

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Red noses all round, as Birds of a Feather star Linda Robson teams up with ex-EastEnder Jessie Wallace to raise money for Comic Relief. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 145

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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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle is on an adventure across the Andes from the Equator to the Tropic of Capricorn. Crossing the Atacama Desert, the team must battle scree slopes and knife-edge ridges. 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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University Challenge

2008/2009

Episode 28

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

In the last quarter final, St John's College, Cambridge battles City University in the hope of reaching the semi-finals in the student quiz. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

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MasterChef

Series 5

Episode 17

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

John Torode and Gregg Wallace are looking for the country's next star chef. In this heat, six contestants face three high-pressure tests. Show more

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Moses Jones

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

When a brutally mutilated body is discovered in the Thames, Moses Jones is put on the case by his superiors at Scotland Yard, simply because of his ethnic heritage. Show more

Contributors

Moses Jones:
Shaun Parkes
Dan Twentyman:
Matt Smith
Gerald Okoya:
Reginald Tsiboe
Fruit Stallholder:
Howard Coggins
Stallholder:
Tony Jayawardena
Hairdresser:
Antonia Okonma
Young White Boy:
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Joseph:
Obi Abili
Cab Driver:
Irfan Hussein
Matthias Mutukula:
Jude Akuwudike
Dick Catherwood:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Pathologist:
Dominic Kemp
Mick Mahoney:
Lee Ross
Dr Michael Michaels:
Adam Kotz
Frank Costello:
Dennis Waterman
Director:
Michael Offer
Producer:
Cameron Roach

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Not Going Out

Series 3

Episode 1: Pregnant

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Available for years

Sitcom. When Lucy announces her pregnancy, Lee wonders if the father might accidentally have been him. Tim is outraged at the thought of his friend and his sister together. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Lee Mack
Writer:
Lee Mack
Producer:
Jamie Rix
Producer:
Jamie Rix
Barbara:
Miranda Hart
Director:
Nick Wood
Director:
Nick Wood
Daisy:
Katy Wix
Executive Producer:
Lee Mack

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Bowls: Welsh International Open

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Around the World in 80 Faiths

BBC Two England

Around the World in 80 Faiths

Episode 2: The Far East

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Pete Owen Jones presents the definitive guide to faith on earth. Here, Pete encounters the exotic religions of the Far East, including Buddhism, Shinto and Taoism. Show more

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Timelines

How We Won the Vote and Empire

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two England

Two programmes for Key Stage 3 students which tell the story of the struggles for popular democracy in the United Kingdom and England’s imperial ambitions at home and away. Show more

BBC Two England

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