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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 61: Musical Owls

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Bagpipes and owls with Sarah-Jane, Justin and Tamba.

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Our Planet

Hop, Skip and Jump and Baby Birds

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature clips for preschoolers, exploring an aspect of biology. You might think you can jump pretty high, but look at these animals jumping.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 1

Episode 18: Clown

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Cook Small. Charlie the Clown comes into the cafe, and Ben and Small make him a strawberry clown in exchange for his red nose. Show more

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Tom

Series 2

Tom in Beijing

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation featuring Tom the Dinosaur. Chinese magician Zheng Long is taking part in a circus festival and must beat Tip and Wanda in order to win. Show more

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Roar

Series 4

Episode 7

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

The wolf keepers think they might soon be hearing the patter of tiny paws, but trying to get a good look at mum is easier said than done. Rani Price and Matthew Skilton present. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Puppy Go Seek

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed-media animation series about a little girl who loves to make up stories. Daffinee asks Pinky to look after her precious pet poodle. Show more

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Jackanory Junior

The Monster Crisp Guzzler

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stories for younger viewers. Angela Griffin reads the story of a little girl who discovers that her teacher turns into a dragon when she eats crisps. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Angela Griffin

Formats

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 12: My Friend Fang

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Small makes a new pet called Fang out of an old sock and pieces of macaroni. Big puts it into the washing machine by mistake. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Twiba:
Imelda Staunton
Voice of Big and Small:
Lenny Henry
Puppeteer:
Todd Doldersum
Puppeteer:
Jason Hopley
Puppeteer:
Jamie Shannon
Producer:
David Collier

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Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 7: Seven Wonders

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy adventure series in which animated numbers solve mathematical problems. The Agents call in when a boy's toys have extra things appearing mysteriously. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 7: Vet

on BBC Two England

Educational series for four- to seven-year-old children with learning difficulties. Justin meets his friend Savannah, her sister Cheyenne and their guinea pig at the vet. Show more

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Bob the Builder

Series 3

Episode 7: Pilchard's Breakfast

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cartoon adventures of builder Bob. Bob and Wendy forget to feed Pilchard. Show more

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 20: Who's Afraid of the Windy Wolf

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of the animals on Big Barn Farm. Gobo, Dash and Digger decide to build their own houses, like the three little pigs. Show more

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Charlie and Lola

Series 1

Episode 7: But That Is My Book

on BBC Two England

Children's animation. Join brother and sister, Lola and Charlie, as they deal with everyday topics. Lola cannot find her favourite book at the library. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 12: Jumping for Everybody

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children set in a magical forest. The Pontipines count to six. Upsy Daisy shows Igglepiggle how to jump up and down, and everyone joins in. Show more

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Bobinogs

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Schools programmes

BBC Two England

Science Clips

Rocks and Soils

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Science for seven- to nine-year-olds. Under every field, road and town, rock is found. From a mine tunnel to the soil beneath people's feet, rock is everywhere. Show more

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Coast

Shorts

Lowestoft Pier

Duration: 4 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mark Horton visits Claremont pier at Lowestoft to investigate the current perilous state of our seaside piers.

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Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

Series 2

Episode 13: Perugia

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon and two bargain hunters visit flea markets in Perugia, Italy in the hope of making a profit back in the UK, with help from Mark Franks and Jonty Hearnden. 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 21: Nemesis

Duration: 52 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary series about the Second World War. As the net closes upon Berlin, Hitler retreats to an underground bunker and faces the end of the Reich with his officers. Show more

Contributors

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 10

Episode 3: The Legacy of Borbey House

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mystery series. Jessica unravels the mystery of the disappearance of a girl from Cabot Cove and the apparent ritual murder of a suspected vampire.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Dr Sorenson:
Roy Dotrice
Peter Jatich:
Christopher Neame
Charles Wetherby:
Richard Gilliland

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Escape to the Country

Series 9

Episode 7: Wales

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jules Hudson is in Ceridigion, West Wales, helping a pair of singers find their perfect rural idyll. They want a home with room for a music studio. Show more

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 31

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Watchdog presenters Nicky Campbell and Julia Bradbury ensure there is no dodgy dealing in the kitchen. Ainsley Harriott hosts another twenty minutes of fast and fabulous cooking. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 54: Dudley

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and experts Adam Partridge and Thomas Plant are in Dudley. Adam is quick to spot an unusual machine, but will it cause a buzz in the auction room? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Producer:
Pete Smith

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Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 17

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 37

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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Secret Wales

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC Two England

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 6

Episode 5: Kevin Whately

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Kevin Whately discovers that his ancestors were among the richest and most powerful men of the 17th century. Show more

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Coast

Series 3

Episode 1: Shetland to Orkney

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

The team takes a journey from the most northerly tip of the British Isles, Muckle Flugga on Shetland, to the Old Man of Hoy on Orkney, which Neil Oliver climbs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Steve Evanson

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Horizon

2008-2009

Episode 6: What's the Problem with Nudity?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Why are people embarrassed about their bodies? Horizon challenges a group of volunteers' attitudes and reveals that nakedness may hold the key to the success of the human species. Show more

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Seacht

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Culture Show

BBC Two England

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 27

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Lauren Laverne presents from the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts in Gateshead. Alastair Sooke meets Yoko Ono and Roberto Saviano examines media portrayals of the mafia. Show more

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The Culture Show Uncut

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Brendel: a Culture Show Special

BBC Two England

The Culture Show

Alfred Brendel: A Culture Show Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

In December 2008, classical pianist Alfred Brendel stopped performing for good. In a rare interview to mark the occasion, he talks to conductor Charles Hazlewood. Show more

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The Culture Show

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

The Rise of the Superchef

BBC Two England

Money Programme

The Rise of the Superchef

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Delia, Jamie, Gordon, Nigella, Rick, Gary and Antony - their names and faces are everywhere. This is the story of how they turned their cooking into multi-million-pound businesses. Show more

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Bitesize Secondary

Society Health & Development

Episode 1: Health

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

A selection of clips taken from BBC programmes to support the area of health for the 14 - 19 Diploma in Society Health and Development.

BBC Two England

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