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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 38: Shoes and Moving

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool magazine programme with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Veejay, Paul and Tamba have fun looking at different sorts of shoes. Show more

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 38: Pied Piper

Duration: 19 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and Little Cook Small. Today's customer is the Pied Piper, who eats some potato rats, then helps the duo solve their rodent problem. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 75: Make Up Your Mind Upsy Daisy

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Children's programme. Upsy Daisy has trouble making her mind up about what she wants to do. Show more

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Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation with an elephant who shows her calf and his friends wildlife clips. The gang is introduced to a place that is really rainy, the South American rainforest. Show more

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Kooky Cook-Off

Duration: 12 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed media animation for young children. Pinky takes part in a very special cooking contest on Planet Kooky Kitchen. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Relive the madness of Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow. Games, random comedy moments and creamy muck muck are in abundance.

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Trapped

Series 2

Episode 1: Wolverhampton

on BBC Two England

Adventure game show where six children must work together to complete challenges in order to escape. One of them cannot be trusted, but who is it? Show more

Contributors

The Caretaker:
Simon Greenall
The Voice:
Faith Brown
Wiley Sneak:
Olly Pike
Series Producer:
Rob Hyde
Director:
James Morgan

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Prank Patrol

Prank Patrol Pocketsize

Episode 11: Dinosaur Dig

on BBC Two England

Children's entertainment presented by Barney Harwood. Arian wants to prank three of his schoolfriends into believing dinosaurs still exist. Show more

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on BBC Two England

Science game show. In the opening episode, Richard and his two teams of budding young scientists study rocket propulsion, racing balloons over a gunge tank. Show more

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Dani's House

Series 1

Episode 1: Pirates

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Surreal sitcom about a struggling actress. Dani faces a dilemma after breaking her mum's favourite vase - she is in desperate need of cash to sort out the problem. Show more

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Stake Out

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's hidden camera game show that finds out how well kids know their mates. The sneaky peaky cameras are in Bognor, and one unsuspecting girl is about to enjoy a messy day. Show more

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Gimme a Break

Series 1

Episode 1: The Castellos - Wales

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which kids take control of the family break. Nina and Simone have three holidays to choose from. They pick their favourite and make the holiday rules. Show more

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Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Literacy series for four- to six-year-olds using phonics. Here, an introduction to 'ch' and 'th'. We visit the country to find words with 'th' in them.

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Sesame Tree

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Telling Tales

English - Anansi and Turtle

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Educational series for seven- to 11-year-olds. Anansi invites Turtle to her home for a meal but eats it all herself, so Turtle plans to get his own back. Show more

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Na Dódaí

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

See You See Me

Risk

Episode 1: Living Dangerously

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Environmental studies for 7- to 9-year-olds. Introducing the 'Risky Races', a variety of physical and emotional challenges.

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Daily Politics

09/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Anita Anand have the top political stories of the day. There's a look at the banking bonuses, plus the Daily Mail's Ben Brogan discusses parliamentary expenses.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Anita Anand

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Working Lunch

09/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Antony Worrall Thompson reveals why he wants the heat turned up on the banks. Plus as savings rates continue to fall, there's a warning to investors to watch out for dodgy deals.

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Meerkat Manor

Series 1

Episode 5: Childhood's End

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Documentary following a family of meerkats. A storm forces the Whiskers to shelter in a burrow belonging to their archrivals. Flower lays down the law to Mozart. Show more

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Animal Park

Series 8: 45 minute reversions

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Four keepers travel to the wilds of Tanzania to take part in vital conservation work. Back at Longleat, Ben Fogle and Kate Humble give three hungry tigers a meat feast. Show more

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Secret Gardens

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

The World at War

BBC Two England

The World at War

Episode 4: Alone

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Laurence Olivier narrates the acclaimed series telling the story of WW2. Britain is alone after Dunkirk and facing the Germans across the English Channel. The outlook is grim. Show more

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 9

Episode 9: A Christmas Secret

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series with Jessica Fletcher. Wedding preparations in Cabot Cove are marred by a murder attempt, and a secret emerges from the groom's past.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Charlie McComber:
Sean O'Bryan
Seth Hazlitt:
William Windom
Beth Forsythe:
Eileen Seeley
Alan Forsythe:
Ken Swofford

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Flog It!

Series 6

Paisley

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and the team are in Paisley, where experts Adam Partridge and Philip Serrell are valuing antiques. Paul Martin finds out about the Glasgow Boys. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Philip Serrell
Participant:
Adam Partridge

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 15

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Football pundits and former Chelsea teammates Graeme Le Saux and Jason Cundy line up in the kitchen chasing culinary glory. Ainsley Harriott referees another cookery challenge. Show more

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Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Series 2

Episode 16: Peter Duncan

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan welcomes Jennie Bond and the team to help him raise 400 pounds for the Scout Association and their Jimmy Mizen Bus Appeal. Show more

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Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quiz show hosted by Nicky Campbell. Two teams, featuring some of the brightest brains in Britain, go head to head in a game of nerve, strategy and skill. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 150

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:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman

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Natural World

2008-2009

Episode 11: Elephants Without Borders

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two England

Wildlife documentary. Researcher Mike Chase thinks he has a plan which could safeguard the future of Botswana's elephants. Show more

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Wild

2005-06 Shorts

Episode 4: Deer in the City

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Short film about a pair of roe deer who have made a Scottish cemetery their home. These normally shy creatures are a magical addition to a city's urban population. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Mark Flowers
Series Producer:
Wendy Darke

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University Challenge

2008/2009

Episode 29

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

In the first semi-final, the University of Manchester battle Lincoln College, Oxford in a bid to reach the final of the student quiz. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

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MasterChef

Series 5

Episode 21

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

John Torode and Gregg Wallace host the chefs' contest. Three chefs from the 2008 series spend 18 hours at the Brunello restaurant at the Baglioni Hotel, and Kensington Place. Show more

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Moses Jones

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Continuing their investigation into a brutal murder, Moses and his assistant find a crucial piece of evidence at a brothel, that could tie a famous sports commentator to the case. Show more

Contributors

Moses Jones:
Shaun Parkes
Dan Twentyman:
Matt Smith
Dr Michael Michaels:
Adam Kotz
Joseph:
Obi Abili
Cab Driver:
Irfan Hussein
Matthias Mutukula:
Jude Akuwudike
Dick Catherwood:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Mick Mahoney:
Lee Ross
Frank Costello:
Dennis Waterman
Roger Dankworth:
Shaun Dingwall
Forensic Woman:
Claudia Elmhirst
Father Fred Bone:
Rodger Struan
Producer:
Cameron Roach
Director:
Michael Offer

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Not Going Out

Series 3

Episode 2: Winner

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Sitcom. Lee is insufferably smug when he wins a thousand pounds in a writing competition. But when a journalist turns up, she is expecting to meet a disabled author. Show more

Contributors

Barbara:
Miranda Hart
Daisy:
Katy Wix
Writer:
Lee Mack
Producer:
Jamie Rix
Director:
Nick Wood
Writer:
Simon Dean
Executive Producer:
Richard Allen-Turner
Executive Producer:
Lee Mack
Executive Producer:
Jon Thoday

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Money Programme

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Around the World in 80 Faiths

BBC Two England

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Pete Owen Jones presents the definitive guide to faith on Earth. Pete continues his odyssey with a gruelling journey exploring the spiritual traditions of Africa. Show more

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Timelines

Changing Lives

Duration: 2 hours

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Educational resource for Key Stage three. An epic sweep through the social history of Britain, from the Norman Conquest to the Miners' Strike. Show more

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