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Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 1

Episode 17: Why Crocodile Has a Bumpy Back

on BBC Two England

Stories telling young children how animals got their distinctive parts. Here, the story of how Crocodile got his bumpy back and became grumpy. Show more

Natural Born Hunters

Episode 6: Ambush

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

A fresh look at some of the most supreme predators in the animal kingdom. A lion, leopard seal and crocodile go head-to-head in a race to eat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Presenter:
Barney Harwood
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke
Series Producer:
John Miller
Producer:
Mark Jones

Regional Variations (2)

Padraig Post: Seirbheis Deis agus Sonraichte

BBC Two Scotland

LazyTown

Series 1

Episode 24: Play Day

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Fun with pink-haired Stephanie, an optimistic eight-year-old, and superhero Sportacus. Robbie arrives in a gorilla costume and tries to spoil the LazyTown children's fun. Show more

Big and Small

Series 2

Episode 13: The Broken Scooter

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely friends. Ruby refuses to let Big and Small have a ride on her new scooter because she is afraid they will break it. Show more

Contributors

Voice of Big and Small:
Lenny Henry
Voice of Twiba and Ruby:
Imelda Staunton
Director:
Wayne Moss
Director:
Wayne Moss
Producer:
David Collier
Producer:
David Collier
Puppeteer:
Todd Doldersum
Participant:
Todd Doldersum
Puppeteer:
Jason Hopley
Participant:
Jason Hopley
Puppeteer:
Jamie Shannon
Participant:
Jamie Shannon
Participant:
Caitlin O'Reilly
Participant:
Darren Pickering

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Puppet alpacas Nuzzle and Scratch now work at Frock 'n' Roll fancy dress shop. Do Nuzzle and Scratch have what it takes to be dance teachers and teach a great dance move? Show more

In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 83: Trubliphone Fun

on BBC Two England

Available for years

The garden is very noisy when Igglepiggle goes out for a walk. Soon he goes too far and gets lost, so the Pontipines use the trubliphone to help. Show more

The Pink Panther Show

GI Pink, Carte Blanched and Pinkadilly Circus

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic animated shorts featuring the Pink Panther and friends, including GI Pink, Carte Blanched and Pinkadilly Circus. Show more

Contributors

Voice of The Inspector/Deux Deux:
Pat Harrington Jr
Director:
Hawley Pratt
Director:
George Singer
Producer:
Friz Freleng

Diagnosis Murder

Series 5

Episode 12: Down and Dirty Dead

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Detective drama series. Steve invites his father and Jesse to the filming of a motocross video at a local track, where a rider has a suspicious accident. Show more

Contributors

Dr Mark Sloane:
Dick Van Dyke
Dr Amanda Bentley:
Victoria Rowell
Lt Steve Sloan:
Barry Van Dyke
Dr Jesse Travis:
Charlie Schlatter
Jake Hallman:
Carey Van Dyke
Kyle Lewis:
Shane Van Dyke
Spleen Elmore:
Jullian Dulce Vida
Jeremy:
Josh Roman
Sheila Mann:
Dendrie Taylor
Director:
Ron Santlof

To Buy or Not to Buy

Series 10

Episode 28: Cheltenham

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series that gives buyers the chance to test-drive properties. Ed Hall and Rani Price head to Cheltenham to hunt out a stylish property for two image-conscious first-time buyers. Show more

Flog It!

Series 8

Episode 58: Wilmslow

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and the team visit Wilmslow. Jewellery, toys, porcelain and a Georgian tea table all go under the hammer, and Paul visits Manchester's Victoria Baths. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
James Lewis
Participant:
Anita Manning
Series Producer:
Carole Lochhead
Producer:
Rosie Riding

Pointless

Series 3

Episode 13

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Executive Producer:
David Flynn
Executive Producer:
Tom Blakeson

Show Me the Monet

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Artists from all over the UK compete for a spot at a grand exhibition and sale at the Royal College of Art in London. Accomplished artist David Cobley submits self-portraits. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Damon Pattison
Executive Producer:
Damon Pattison
Series Producer:
Alison Kreps
Series Producer:
Alison Kreps

Eggheads

Series 12

Episode 28

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

Great British Menu

Series 6

Episode 31: Wales Starter

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Beginning with their starters, the Welsh chefs Aled Williams, Gareth Jones and Hywel Jones battle it out, with Angela Hartnett deciding who gets through to the judges. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Tanya Gottlieb
Executive Producer:
Nicola Moody
Participant:
Aled Williams
Participant:
Gareth Jones
Participant:
Hywel Jones

Regional Variations (2)

Story of Ireland

Episode 1: Age of Invasions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Fergal Keane presents a series charting the history of Ireland and her people. He begins with how Ireland was never a remote island outpost, contrary to myth. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Mike Connolly
Presenter:
Fergal Keane
Executive Producer:
Ailsa Orr

Business Nightmares with Evan Davis

Episode 2: Marketing Mess-ups

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

With British business leaders, Evan Davis reveals how marketing and publicity plans can turn from clever ideas into commercial catastrophes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Presenter:
Evan Davis
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Executive Producer:
Dominic Crossley-Holland
Series Producer:
Ruth Shurman
Series Producer:
Ruth Shurman

Children's Craniofacial Surgery

Episode 3: Rogue Gene

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Series following the surgeons of the Oxford Craniofacial Unit. Finley has Apert syndrome, a mutation in just one gene, which distorts his skull, hands and feet. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Nick O'Dwyer
Executive Producer:
Nick O'Dwyer

Regional Variations (2)

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Series 24

Episode 1

Duration: 35 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Musician and producer Mark Ronson presents. Team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding are joined by Alesha Dixon, Tinie Tempah, Mollie from The Saturdays and Paul Foot. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Ronson
Participant:
Phill Jupitus
Participant:
Noel Fielding
Producer:
Stu Mather
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Participant:
Alesha Dixon
Participant:
Tinie Tempah
Participant:
Mollie King
Participant:
Paul Foot

Regional Variations (2)

Newsnight

16/05/2011

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Jeremy Paxman. What impact will allegations against IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have on French politics and culture? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman

Genres

Regional Variations (3)

Stormont Today

BBC Two Northern Ireland

Story of Ireland

BBC Two Scotland

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections

Series 3

Episode 2: Formula 1

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Richard Hammond reveals the surprising engineering connections behind the Formula 1 car, including a revolutionary 19th-century cannon and ancient sailing boats. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Camera Assistant:
Gail Jenkinson
Sound Recordist:
Grant Covacic
Sound Recordist:
Grant Covacic
Sound Recordist:
Kenny Ralston
Director of photography:
Pete Allibone
Director of photography:
Damian Eggs
Director of photography:
Paul Williams
Producer:
Jake Cardew
Director:
Jake Cardew
Executive Producer:
Tom Brisley
Executive Producer:
Tom Brisley
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Carol Sennett
Series Editor:
Nick Metcalfe

BBC Two England

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