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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 63: Trees, Seasons and Fruits

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Seasons, fruits and balloons with Lorna, Justin and Tamba.

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Our Planet

Animal Homes and Beetles

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nature clips for preschoolers, exploring an aspect of biology. You may live in a house or a flat, but animals live in burrows, nests and trees.

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 1

Episode 20: Hairdresser

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Ben wants to change his hairstyle, so a brush with Harriet the Hairdresser is just what is required. Show more

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Tom

Series 2

Tom in Bilbao

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation featuring the prehistoric pal. Carter plans to strip the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao of its titanium roof covering, and Tom gets wind of the plan. Show more

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Roar

Series 4

Episode 9

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

There's an emergency at the rhino house, we see some amazing footage of a baby bongo birth, and the three red river hog piglets cause chaos. With Rani Price and Matthew Skilton. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

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Pinky Dinky Doo

Lord of the Pies

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed-media animation about a seven-year-old girl who loves to make up stories. Pinky and Nicholas visit an island full of delicious desserts. Show more

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Jackanory Junior

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Story time for young viewers. Rupert Penry-Jones reads a reworking of the Brothers Grimm tale, written and illustrated by Jane Ray. Show more

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Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 14: Bad Luck Machine

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Big is working hard on his latest invention, a Good Luck Machine, but Small thinks it is actually giving them bad luck. Show more

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Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 9: Belongings

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy adventure series in which animated numbers solve mathematical problems in the real world. The Numberjacks are playing Thinkyjump, trying to match the pictures. Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 9: Beach

on BBC Two England

Educational series for four- to seven-year-old children with learning difficulties. It is a sunny day and Justin is at the beach with his friends Sophie and Chloe. Show more

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Bob the Builder

Series 3

Episode 9: Scoop Has Some Fun

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Bob is putting up some telegraph poles with Scoop.

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 9: Lester the Leader

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of a group of baby animals. Lester decides it is his job to be leader of the farm, but Mrs Snuffles challenges him. Show more

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Charlie and Lola

Series 1

Episode 9: I Like My Hair Completely the Way it Is

on BBC Two England

Children's animation. Join Lola and Charlie, a brother and sister, as they deal with everyday topics. Lola does not want a haircut. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 14: Pinky Ponk Adventure

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children set in a magical forest. The Pinky Ponk gets stuck in a tree and tips up. Everybody slides up and down and the Pinky Ponk breaks free. Show more

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Bright Sparks

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Schools programmes

BBC Two England

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Maths series for 11- to 14-year-olds. Featuring half measures in an Indian restaurant and whole fractions with Mr Numbervator.

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Daily Politics

05/03/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn discuss plans to cut interest rates and print more money, worker's rights and the miners' strike 20 years on. With guests Lord Bilimoria and Leon Brittan.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jo Coburn
Presenter:
Andrew Neil

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Coast

Shorts

Northern Ireland - Strangford Lough and Torr Head

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane explores the settlement of the Scots in the coastal area of Strangford Lough. He also looks at the Torr Head channel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane

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Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

Series 2

Episode 15: Tarascon

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon and experts Jonty Hearnden and Mark Franks help two sisters as they compete to find the most profitable antiques at a French flea market. Show more

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The World at War

Episode 23: Pacific

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

The acclaimed documentary series about World War II. Severe casualties are incurred by the Americans as they embark on a two-pronged attack. Show more

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Murder, She Wrote

Series 10

Episode 5: A Virtual Murder

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Murder mystery series. Amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher is asked to help develop a murder-mystery video game and soon finds herself investigating a real murder.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Kate Walden:
Kate McNeil
David Salt:
Phil Morris
John Crowley:
Allan Miller

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Escape to the Country

Series 9

Episode 9: Bedfordshire

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alistair Appleton is in south Bedfordshire helping a couple moving in together for the first time. They look for a home with enough space for their antique collection. Show more

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 33

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Olympic double gold medallist Rebecca Adlington and her mother Kay compete in the cooking challenge, presided over by Ainsley Harriott. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 56: Coventry

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Experts Will Axon and Michael Baggott join presenter Paul Martin at Coventry's magnificent cathedral. Michael discovers an exciting selection of Japanese carvings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Michael Baggott
Participant:
Will Axon
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Director:
Rebecca Whyte

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Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 19

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 39

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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Thuige Seo

BBC Two Scotland

Blas Ceoil

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

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 head to Wales where they find a beverage plant that makes famous foreign beers. Show more

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (4)

Hearts and Minds

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Eòrpa

BBC Two Scotland

Cash and Curry

BBC Two England

Money Programme

Cash and Curry

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Britain's curry industry is worth over three billion pounds annually. In this Money Programme, Saira Khan meets those making money from curry and looks at the Indian food's future. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Saira Khan

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Jimmy Doherty in Darwin's Garden

Episode 1: Dangerous Ideas

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Charles Darwin came up with some ingenious experiments to prove his theory of evolution. Jimmy Doherty attempts to recreate some of these investigations. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Andrew Marr explores how Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection has taken on a life of its own far beyond the world of science. Show more

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The Graham Norton Show

Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Graham Norton presents comedy monologues and celebrity chat. His guests are Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, and top comedian Ed Byrne. Show more

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Money Programme

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

The Company

BBC Two England

The Company

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series based on the Robert Littell bestseller of CIA intrigue. It is 1954 and three university friends enter the shadowy spy game, facing futures of betrayal and tragedy. Show more

Contributors

Jack McAuliffe:
Chris O'Donnell
James Angleton:
Michael Keaton
Harvey Torriti/The Sorcerer:
Alfred Molina
Leo Kritzky:
Alessandro Nivola
Yevgeny Tsipin:
Rory Cochrane
Adrian Philby:
Tom Hollander
The Rabbi:
Antony Sher
Frank Wisner:
Ted Atherton
Elliott Ebbitt III:
Stephen Bogaert
Starik Zhilov:
Ulrich Thomsen
Writer:
Ken Nolan

BBC Two England

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