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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 60: Itchy Animals

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Pre-school fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Explorers, Higgledy House and the sniffles with Lorna, Paul and Tamba.

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Our Planet

Sleeping Animals and Sky

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature clips for preschoolers, exploring an aspect of biology. Humans sleep in a bed but some animals sleep in the open, standing up.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 1

Episode 17: Mermaid

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and Little Cook Small. The pair make some mermaid soup for Miranda the Mermaid, and in return she leaves them a magic comb. Show more

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Tom

Series 2

Tom in Belgium

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation featuring Tom the Dinosaur. Tom, Tip and Wanda meet Jerome, whose father faces ruin if he does not win the Belgian chocolatiers' championship. Show more

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Roar

Series 4

Episode 6

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

Kingo the black rhino bull is supposed to be coming home, but will this important breeding male ever make it back to the parks? Presented by Rani Price and Matthew Skilton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Pinky Dinky Rex

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation series about a seven-year-old girl who loves to make up stories. Tyler worries about what he will eat when his friend Lulu invites him to dinner. Show more

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Jackanory Junior

Harold and the Duck

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sheridan Smith reads the story of Harold, a happy dog living on a farm. Harold's world is turned upside down when a duck moves into his house. Show more

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 11: Rain Dance

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Big is annoyed when Small cuts up his hosepipe to use as a rope in his rodeo show. To repay him, Small helps Big water the garden. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Big and Small:
Lenny Henry
Puppeteer:
Todd Doldersum
Puppeteer:
Jason Hopley
Producer:
David Collier

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Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 6: Forward Thinking

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy adventure series in which animated numbers solve mathematical problems. The Numberjacks are called on to sort out the Problem Blob using the Brain Gain. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 6: Mountain

on BBC Two England

Educational series for four- to seven-year-old children with learning difficulties. Justin, Jack and Jack's teacher are walking up Mount Snowdon. Mr Tumble is walking too. Show more

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Bob the Builder

Series 3

Episode 6: Special Delivery Spud

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Bob's saw is so blunt that Mrs Potts's fence is behind schedule.

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 6: To Catch a Thief

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of a group of baby animals who live together on Big Barn Farm. Digger discovers that his sticks, squeaky toys and blanket are missing.

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Charlie and Lola

Series 1

Episode 6: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

on BBC Two England

Children's animation series. Lola will not eat tomatoes, mushrooms or peas, so Charlie invents some food facts to make them more appealing. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 11: Makka Pakka Gets Lost

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Children's animation. Makka Pakka is in the garden looking for stones but gets lost and worries that he will not be able to find his way back. Show more

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Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Literacy series for four- to six-year-olds using phonics. This episode visits the seaside to find words with the 'sh' sound, and the building site for words with 'ng' in them. Show more

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Sesame Tree

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Telling Tales

English - Narcissus

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Educational programme for seven- to 11-year-olds. Narcissus's good looks turn him into a hot star, but when he dismisses a friend's help, vanity is his downfall. Show more

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Na Dódaí

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Around Scotland

Food Matters

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Educational programme looking at food, presented by Gavin Mitchell. Includes a carton food assault course, a visit to a primary school and a report from South Africa.

Contributors

Presenter:
Gavin Mitchell

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Daily Politics

02/03/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Anita Anand have the top political stories of the day.

Contributors

Presenter:
Anita Anand
Presenter:
Andrew Neil

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 71: Black Fort of Aran

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 21 days

Neil Oliver discovers how the island of Aran was once a bigger island by visiting the prehistoric Black Fort built thousands of years ago.

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Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

Series 2

Episode 12: Marseille

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon presents as two sisters battle it out for the bargain-spotting crown, searching the flea markets of Marseille in the hope of making a profit back in the UK. 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 19: Pincers

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Two England

Acclaimed series about World War II. With the liberation of Paris in August 1944 the war seems to be over. However, as the Germans retreat, Poland suffers a tragic episode. Show more

Contributors

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 10

Episode 2: For Whom the Ball Tolls

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series. Jessica and an old friend investigate the mysterious death of the owner of three brownstone buildings in New York. Show more

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Nolan Walsh:
Jeff Conaway
Eugene Gillrick:
Kevin Kilner
Margaret Johnson:
Hallie Foote
Lee Gillrick:
Susan Walters
Carol Collins:
Barbara Babcock
Walter Gillrich:
Robert Pine
Artie Gelber:
Greg Edelman

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Escape to the Country

Series 9

Episode 6: Oxfordshire

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alistair Appleton is in Oxfordshire with a couple from Germany who dream of finding their own slice of British country life and a house to match. Show more

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 30

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cricketer and Strictly Come Dancing champion Mark Ramprakash is reunited with his ballroom dance partner Karen Hardy. Ainsley Harriott presides over another cooking challenge. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 53: Milton Keynes

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and experts Anita Manning and Kate Bateman unearth some treasures in Milton Keynes: a dazzling art deco ring and a mourning locket. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Presenter:
Anita Manning
Presenter:
Kate Bateman
Producer:
Pete Smith

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Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 16

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 36

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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Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections

Series 1

Episode 3: Deep Space Observatory - Keck, Hawaii

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Richard Hammond visits the Keck Observatory, which has seen further into the universe than any other telescope on earth. Show more

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High Altitude

Shorts

Episode 3

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ed Leigh and Graham Bell explore the concealed dangers lurking beneath the Valley Blanche Glacier. The intrepid presenters abseil down a deep crevasse. Show more

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It's Not Easy Being Green

Series 3

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Lauren Laverne and Phill Jupitus road-test a greened-up Airstream Caravan, and journalist Hunter Davies gives James some thrifty tips on saving money as well as the planet. Show more

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Grow Your Own Drugs

Series 1

Episode 1: Fruit

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series on growing and using natural remedies. Ethnobotanist James Wong reveals there is more to fruit than just nutritional value, and tries out his remedies on the public. Show more

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Heroes

Series 3

Episode 15: Trust and Blood

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Drama series about people with superpowers. Following a chain of unexpected events, the Heroes are on the run from their latest adversary, Nathan Petrelli. Show more

Contributors

Nathan Petrelli:
Adrian Pasdar
Peter Petrelli:
Milo Ventimiglia
Matt Parkman:
Greg Grunberg
Claire Bennet:
Hayden Panettiere
Hiro Nakamura:
Masi Oka
Ando Masahashi:
James Kyson Lee
Noah Bennet:
Jack Coleman
Mohinder Suresh:
Sendhil Ramamurthy
Angela Petrelli:
Christine Rose
Tracy Strauss:
Ali Larter
Producer:
Tim Kring

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Dragons' Den: Best of

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Reliving riveting pitches from the latest series. Plus the answer to that all important question: what happened next?

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
Peter Jones
Participant:
Deborah Meaden
Participant:
Theo Paphitis
Participant:
Duncan Bannatyne
Participant:
James Caan
Series Producer:
Sam Lewens
Executive Producer:
Dominic Bird

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Not Going Out

Series 3

Episode 5: Neighbour

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Sitcom. Lucy brands Lee and Tim cowards when they refuse to go upstairs and confront a new neighbour about the noise, causing both men to take drastic action. Show more

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Around the World in 80 Faiths

Episode 7: Latin America

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Pete Owen Jones's exploration of world faiths continues in Latin America, where he visits a UFO-worshipping community and goes down a mine to meet an underworld god. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Peter Owen Jones journeys across his home continent, Europe. He finds a few surprises, and discovers that his own church was responsible for persecution and death. Show more

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Telling Tales

English and French

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Educational programme for seven- to 11-year-olds. The complete series of animated tales based on fables and short stories, in English followed by French.

BBC Two England

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