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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 56: Weather, Homes and Mice

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Weather, homes and mice with Veejay, Paul and Tamba.

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Our Planet

Loud and Quiet and Oak Trees

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature clips for preschoolers, exploring an aspect of biology. Some animals are quiet, but none are as quiet or as old as an oak tree.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 1

Episode 13: Racing Driver

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Ben and Small are having a race to see who can tie their shoelaces the quickest. Show more

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Tom

Series 2

Tom in Sicily

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation featuring Tom the Dinosaur. In his villa by Mount Etna on Sicily, Carter is keen to get his hands on a sunken Roman galley off shore. Show more

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Roar

Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

The keepers have to make a very difficult decision as old age catches up with a much-loved tiger. The new Roar ranger gets a chance to really go ape. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

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Pinky Dinky Doo

The Trip Not Taken

Duration: 12 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed media animation for young children with Pinky and her family. Pinky helps Jinkins the butler make a home video so he can keep in contact with his family. Show more

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Jackanory Junior

Rastamouse - The Crucial Plan and Da Bag-a Bling

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stories for younger viewers. Lenny Henry reads two tales about the coolest crime-bustin' mouse in the world, Rastamouse. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Illustrator:
Genevieve Webster
Executive Producer:
Kay Benbow
Production Manager:
Sam Moor
Floor Manager:
Charlie Belling
Script Supervisor:
Kelley Axton
Director of photography:
Alan Wright
Sound Recordist:
Dave Chapman
Camera Operator:
Piers Lello
Camera Assistant:
Pete Whitaker
Animator:
Andy Walker

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 9: Playing By the Rules

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely best friends. Big leaves the house and puts Small in charge, but leaves a very long list of things Small should not do. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Big and Small:
Lenny Henry

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Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 4: In, Out, Shake It All About

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated numbers solve real-world mathematical problems with children. Number 3 plays with her beautiful things. A girl has trouble with her pencil case. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 4: Out and About - Theme Park

on BBC Two England

Education series for four to seven-year-old children with learning difficulties. Justin travels to a theme park to meet his friend Nell. They plan to go on three rides. Show more

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Bob the Builder

Series 3

Episode 4: Magnetic Lofty

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Bob is off to lay grass over the old rubbish dump and make it into a park.

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 4: Keeping Quiet

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of a group of baby animals who live together on a farm. The farm welcomes newly born kittens, and the gang must keep quiet all day. Show more

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Charlie and Lola

Series 1

Episode 4: I Am Hurrying, I'm Almost Nearly Ready!

on BBC Two England

Available for 7 days

Children's animation. Charlie wants Lola to hurry so they are not late for school. Unfortunately, there are too many exciting distractions. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 9: The Ninky Nonk Wants a Kiss

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children. Upsy Daisy kisses everything in the garden. She kisses a tree and a flower. Suddenly the Ninky Nonk stops and will not go. Show more

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Dangermouse

Series 3

Episode 3: Tiptoe Through the Penfolds

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation. The Baron accidentally creates an army of thousands of Penfolds during the trial run of his duplicator. Show more

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The Flintstones

Series 3

Episode 11: Ladies' Day

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Prehistoric capers. Barney and Fred skip work to go to the ball park but only have one ticket, so Fred dresses up as a women so he can get in free for ladies' day.

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Daily Politics

26/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn have the top political stories of the day.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Jo Coburn

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 76: Sand Castles

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alice Roberts goes to Weymouth, Lyme Regis and Torquay searching for the best sand and water combination to build the perfect sandcastle.

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Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

Series 2

Episode 10: Chartres

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon and two bargain hunters visit flea markets in Chartres, France, in the hope of making a profit back in the UK, with help from Mark Franks and James Rylands.

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The World at War

Episode 17: Morning

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

The story of the 1944 D-Day invasion, in which British, American and Canadian forces launched the largest ever amphibian invasion on the beaches of Normandy. Show more

Contributors

Director:
John Pett
Producer:
Jeremy Isaacs

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Murder, She Wrote

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Murder, She Wrote

BBC Two England

Murder, She Wrote

Series 9

Episode 22: Love's Deadly Desire

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Murder mystery series with Jessica Fletcher. A romance writer's holiday stay is ruined by threats and infidelities after her assistant is murdered on the beach.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Seth Hazlitt:
William Windom

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Escape to the Country

Series 9

Episode 4: Cotswolds

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alistair Appleton is in the Cotswolds with a couple searching for a dream house with a garden large enough to keep a goat. Show more

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 28

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Record-breaking explorer David Hempleman-Adams and his teenage daughter Camilla (the youngest British woman to ski to the North Pole) are the guests. Ainsley Harriott hosts. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 51: Coventry

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Experts Will Axon and Michael Baggot join presenter Paul Martin at Coventry's magnificent cathedral. Finds include a collection of Clarice Cliff and a trio of watches. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Michael Baggott
Participant:
Will Axon
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Director:
Gavin Boyland

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Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 14

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 8

Episode 34

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from all over the UK battle to beat the formidable Eggheads, a team including millionaire winner Judith Keppel. Show more

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Féile an Phobail - Twenty Years On

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Leadaidh is Breacaist

BBC Two Scotland

Oz and James Drink to Britain

BBC Two England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Oz Clarke and James May travel Britain to profile the drinks on offer. The pair taste some of the world's most extreme beers, and try their hands at being barmen for an evening. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Oz Clarke
Participant:
James May
Producer:
Mark Hill
Producer:
Chris Stuart

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Hearts and Minds

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Eòrpa

BBC Two Scotland

James Caan's Jobs

BBC Two England

Money Programme

James Caan's Jobs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

James Caan takes a trip out of the Dragons' Den to look at the job market as unemployment figures in the UK reach their worst levels in decades. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Caan

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MasterChef

Series 5

Episode 32

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

It is the final and the three remaining contestants travel to three of Europe's finest Michelin-starred restaurants to cook a busy lunch service at the highest level. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama about Margaret Thatcher's fall from power. As Thatcher prepares for the Lord Mayor's banquet, Geoffrey Howe pens the resignation speech that will seal her fate. Show more

Contributors

Director:
James Kent
Margaret Thatcher:
Lindsay Duncan
John Wakeman:
Roger Allam
Caroline Stephens:
Charlotte Asprey
Sue Mastriforte:
Elizabeth Bennett
Nigel Lawson:
Martin Chamberlain
Alan Clark:
Michael Cochrane
Michael Heseltine:
Oliver Cotton
Gordon Reece:
Alan Cox
Airey Neave:
Dermot Crowley
Cranley Onslow:
Nicholas Day
Norman Lamont:
Julian Firth
Charles Powell:
James Fox
Willie Whitelaw:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Garel Jones:
Guy Henry
Cynthia Crawford:
Jenny Howe
John Gummer:
Ian Hughes
Bernard Ingham:
Philip Jackson
Kenneth Baker:
Paul Jesson
Tim Renton:
Nicholas Jones
Margaret King:
Diana Kent
Douglas Hurd:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Mark Thatcher:
Oliver Le Sueur
Edward Heath:
Nigel Le Vaillant
Queen Elizabeth II:
Rosemary Leach
John Whittingdale:
Christian McKay
Official:
Frank Maguire
John Major:
Michael Maloney
Norman Tebbit:
Roy Marsden
Denis Thatcher:
Ian McDiarmid
William Waldegrave:
Tim McMullan
Kenneth Clarke:
Kevin R McNally
Speaker of the Commons:
George Pensotti
John MacGregor:
Mark Perry
Carol Thatcher:
Olivia Poulet
Malcolm Rifkind:
Nicholas Rowe
Geoffrey Howe:
John Sessions
Peter Morrison:
Rupert Vansittart

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Money Programme

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Scotland

The Making of the Iron Lady

BBC Two England

Using unseen archive footage and interviews, Michael Cockerell tells the inside story of the 20 years that took Margaret Thatcher from Commons new girl to prime minister in 1979. Show more

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Iran and the West

Episode 3: Nuclear Confrontation

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Documentary series. Contributors including Iran's President Khatami tell the inside story of the West's continuing nuclear confrontation with Iran. Show more

BBC Two England

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