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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 62: Picnic and Patterns

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Pre-school fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests, and things to make. Featuring picnics and patterns with Simon, Veejay and Tamba.

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Our Planet

Underwater Movements and Orangutans

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature clips for preschoolers exploring an aspect of biology. Orangutans are very like humans, but they are different in some ways.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 1

Episode 19: Pilot

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Ben and Small cook a meal of pilot's plane for Paula the Pilot. She gives them a paper plane in exchange. Show more

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Tom

Series 2

Tom in Cambodia

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation featuring the prehistoric pal. Carter devises a trail to what Tom imagines is his Lost World, but is in fact a booby-trapped boat. Show more

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Roar

Series 4

Episode 8

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

There's an emergency at the primate enclosure, the Javan langurs get a bungee jump to play with, and the gorillas face a new challenge. Presented by Rani Price and Matthew Skilton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

Regional Variations (3)

Pinky Dinky Doo

Pop the Corn

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed-media animation featuring seven-year-old Pinky Dinky Doo and her younger brother Tyler. Pinky and her friends take part in a television quiz show. Show more

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Jackanory Junior

The Little Bear Stories

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stories for younger viewers. Ramon Tikaram reads two classic stories about a family of bears, written by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Barbara Firth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ramon Tikaram

Formats

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 13: Starry Starry Night

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Big takes Small into the garden one evening to look at the stars, which he thinks are beautiful and magical. Show more

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Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 8: Getting Heavy

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy adventure series in which animated numbers solve mathematical problems. Numbers 3 and 4 are playing on the see-saw with their buddy blocks, balancing each end. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 8: High Street

on BBC Two England

Educational series using Makaton sign language. Justin is in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland to meet his friends Bridget and Gary. Show more

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Bob the Builder

Series 3

Episode 8: Scoop's In Charge

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Bob and Wendy have been invited to a lunch at the Town Hall.

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 8: Greedy Goat

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of the animals on Big Barn Farm. Gobo is sure the farmer has missed feeding time. Can he find himself a satisfying snack?

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Charlie and Lola

Series 1

Episode 8: I'm Really Ever Not So Well

on BBC Two England

Children's animation. Charlie has promised Marv that he will play football with him, but poor Lola has a very nasty cold and is stuck in bed. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 13: Hiding in Flowerpots

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children. The Pontipines set off for a walk around the garden. Mr and Mrs Pontipine lose the children. Which flowerpot are they hiding in? Show more

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Wildlife on Two

Rockies and Rollers

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary about wildlife around the Falkland Islands, narrated by David Attenborough. Diverse penguins, ponderous bull sealions and gentle albatrosses feature. Show more

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BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Northern Ireland Question Time

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Daily Politics

BBC Two England

Daily Politics

04/03/2009

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Anita Anand cover Prime Minister's Questions and political stories. Health Minister Ben Bradshaw and Shadow Minister Baroness Warsi offer comment in the studio. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Anita Anand

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See Hear

Series 28

Episode 33: Cochlear Update

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

The British Sign Language magazine series marks the twentieth anniversary of the UK's first cochlear implant by talking to some of the people whose lives it has changed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Memnos Costi

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Working Lunch

04/03/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Business, consumer and workplace news. People who have lost their savings talk, and the UK boss of Cadbury, Trevor Bond, discusses the firm's decision to use only Fairtrade cocoa. Show more

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Coast

Shorts

Snettisham Floods

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane visits north Norfolk and discovers the dramatic effect that the weather can have on sea levels. He also looks at catastrophic floods.

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The World at War

Episode 22: Japan

Duration: 51 minutes

on BBC Two England

The acclaimed documentary series about the Second World War. A look at Japan's fight for survival in 1944, as the country was crippled by shortages of food, metals and fuel. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Hugh Raggett
Series Producer:
Jeremy Isaacs

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 10

Episode 4: The Phantom Killer

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series. A manipulative media man meets his maker, but is a tough-talking literary agent to blame?

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Harrison M Kane:
Alan Thicke
Ben Forman:
David Kriegel
Kathryn Schofield:
Vanessa Angel
Dean Richards:
Scott Valentine
Abby Peters:
Emily Warfield

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Escape to the Country

Series 9

Episode 8: Somerset

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Denise Nurse is in West Somerset helping a couple find a property with a business. With a big budget of 1.25 million pounds, will they find what they are looking for? Show more

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 32

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Actors Ben Hull and Terri Dwyer reveal behind-the-scenes details of their TV soap romance, and Ainsley Harriott explores the chemistry of food and love. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 55: Skegness

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and experts David Barby and Elizabeth Talbot are in Skegness. David finds a collection of ethnic jewellery which includes an exquisite gold snake bangle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Series Producer:
Pete Smith

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Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 18

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 38

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

Regional Variations (2)

Escape to the Country

Series 8 - 60 Minute Versions

Episode 3: Bedfordshire

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alistair Appleton is in Bedfordshire helping a couple who dream of a country home in excellent horse-riding territory with outstanding rural views. Show more

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Orangutan Diary

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Steve Leonard and Michaela Strachan with stories from the world's biggest ape rescue centre. The Rescue Team fights to save a young orangutan held illegally in a tiny crate. Show more

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Building the Olympic Dream

Episode 1: London Calling

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Series charting the run-up to the 2012 Olympics. The Ceremonies Team prepare to mount a show to mark the handover of the Games from Beijing to London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Strong
Producer:
Alex Steinitz

Regional Variations (5)

One Star

BBC Two Scotland

Spotlight

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Hospital 24/7

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Ql

BBC Two England

QI

Series F

Episode 10: Flora and Fauna

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Panel-based quiz where the aim is to be interesting. Stephen Fry finds the fun in flora and fauna with John Sergeant, Jimmy Carr, Jo Brand and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
John Sergeant
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Participant:
Jo Brand
Participant:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer

Brand

QI

Regional Variations (3)

Mad Men

Series 2

Episode 4: Three Sundays

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Drama series set in the 1960s New York advertising world. Sterling Cooper staff are called in over the weekend to prepare for their American Airlines pitch. Show more

Contributors

Don Draper:
Jon Hamm
Peggy Olson:
Elisabeth Moss
Pete Campbell:
Vincent Kartheiser
Betty Draper:
January Jones
Joan Holloway:
Christina Hendricks
Paul Kinsey:
Michael Gladis
Herman "Duck" Phillips:
Mark Moses
Ken Cosgrove:
Aaron Staton
Harry Crane:
Rich Sommer
Salvatore Romano:
Bryan Batt
Bertram Cooper:
Robert Morse

Genres

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Programme inspiring the viewer to consider how scientific process can be used to test ideas, rather than just looking for a given answer to a known question. Aimed at Key Stage 4. Show more

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