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Balamory

Series 2

Episode 18: The Sing-Along Machine

on BBC Two England

Series for preschool children based around the small island community of Balamory in Scotland. Strange noises are keeping everybody in Balamory awake. Show more

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 2

Episode 2: Elf

Duration: 19 minutes

on BBC Two England

Recipes. Big cook Ben and foot-high little cook Small run a cafe together for a varied fairytale clientele. Ben and Small make Ernie the elf elfy mushrooms. Show more

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Pitt and Kantrop

Pearls of Wisdom

Duration: 24 minutes

on BBC Two England

Prehistoric fantasy. 12-year-old Pitt and his pterodactyl pal Kantrop try to help their tribe. Pearls become mankind's first currency. Show more

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Roar

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

Rani Price and Matthew Skilton with stories from Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal parks. A wild dog puppy is dangerously ill. And there is a baby boom in the gorilla enclosure. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alex Dolan
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 1: Makka Pakka Washes Faces

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children. Makka Pakka visits the inhabitants of the garden to wash their faces. Everyone loves it - even the teeny tiny Pontipines. Show more

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Me Too!

Series 1

Episode 74: Fun with Words

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama about parents at work and their childminded children. Mickey John is teaching poetry but he sends his class to sleep. Tina and Raymond bring them back to life. Show more

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Take a Bow

A Drop of Golden Song

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

A celebration of children's performing talents across the UK. In Carmarthenshire, a talented young choir sing in a huge glass house.

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Lunar Jim

BBC Two England
BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Scotland

CBeebies: Lunar Jim

BBC Two England

Lunar Jim

Night Light

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Preschool stop-frame animation. When Ripple discovers that a solar panel on the other side of the moon is malfunctioning, Jim, Ted and Skye go out to fix it. Show more

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Bob the Builder: Project Build It

Series 5

Episode 1: Mr Bentley's Big Parade

on BBC Two England

Bob the Builder and friends construct an ecologically friendly town. Mr Bentley is organising a parade to announce Sunflower Valley's first mayor. Show more

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Tommy Zoom

Water Water

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's cartoon. Tommy Zoom and Daniel protect the world from the evil schemes of Polluto. Will they manage to stop Polluto draining all the water from the planet?

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Finley the Fire Engine

Handi-Truckable Truck

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animation following the adventures of the vehicles of Friendlyville. Finley befriends Randy, a truck who can't drive on his own but has hidden talents. Show more

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Postman Pat

Series 5

Episode 10: Postman Pat and the Pet Show

on BBC Two England

Children's animation. Sarah Gilbertson borrows Jess for the pet show, but he runs away. Show more

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Around Scotland

Europe - France: Ups and Downs

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Examining some aspects of French landscape and lifestyle. Mr Tweed and his sidekick Brian follow clues that take them from the French Alps to Paris. Show more

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English Express

BBC Two England
BBC Two Scotland
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A year in the lives of six family businesses - the triumphs, tribulations, successes and disappointments. This week, Orla Corr of McAvoy’s in Coalisland. Show more

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Daily Politics

Conference Special

Duration: 3 hours

on BBC Two England

Coverage of the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool, presented by Andrew Neil and Jenny Scott.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Jenny Scott

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Bobinogs

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Schools programmes

BBC Two England

KS1 Science Clips

Groups and Changing Materials

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Science for five- to seven-year-olds. How materials can change, as cars get a second chance at the race track and sand is transformed into glass.

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Thinking Skills

BBC Two England
BBC Two Scotland
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales

Thinking Skills

Think About It: Mystery

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Michael Underwood goes in search of the White Horse of Uffington carving, looking for clues to its origins and purpose. Show more

Contributors

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Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon meets barbeque champions Raj Jethwa and Ben Bartlett who trawl the flea markets of Orleans, France in the hope of making a profit back in the UK. Show more

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Identity

Episode 19

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Donny Osmond presents a game show in which contestants try to match 12 strangers with their secret identities. Featuring Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards and a burlesque dancer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Donny Osmond

Series

Identity

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Open Gardens

Series 2

Episode 18: Doyle Gardens and Ewehurst House

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series which follows people's attempts to have their gardens accepted into the National Gardens Scheme. Featuring an organic urban garden in London. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 6

Rochdale

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Antiques programme in which items owned by members of the public are valued and sold at auction. Experts Anita Manning and Nigel Smith give valuations in Rochdale. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Michael Baggott
Participant:
James Lewis
Producer:
Pete Smith

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 17

Episode 24: Episode 25

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Celebrity cookery show with Ainsley Harriott. Cooking in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign are Shobna Gulati and Jacqueline Gold. James Tanner and Tony Tobin take on the challenge. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
James Tanner
Participant:
Toby Tobin
Participant:
Shobna Gulati
Participant:
Jacqueline Gold

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Weakest Link

01/10/2007

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nine contestants must play as a team to build up the prize fund and then act ruthlessly to remain in the game as, round by round, the weakest link is removed.

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne Robinson

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Eggheads

Series 8

Episode 15

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts a general-knowledge quiz in which teams from around the UK attempt to beat the Eggheads. Show more

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Nature's Calendar

Series 1

Episode 36: Autumn: Migration Watch

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Chris Packham presents a guide to the best places in the UK to see autumn migration in action. Rare song birds can be seen on the Isles of Scilly. Show more

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Jamie Owen's Welsh Journeys

BBC Two Wales

Mastermind

BBC Two Scotland

James May's 20th Century

BBC Two England

James May's 20th Century

Episode 5: Inventing the Teenager

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

During the 20th century teenagers evolved to the point of almost becoming a separate species. James May is on a journey to find out how this came about. Show more

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Mastermind

2007/08

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Host John Humphrys invites four contenders to answer questions in the famous black chair. Subjects include British Top 20 singles of the 1970s and the Black Sox scandal of 1919. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

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University Challenge

2007/2008

Episode 13

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Academic quiz hosted by Jeremy Paxman. The students of St George's, London, take on the University of York.

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Nigella Express

Episode 5: On the Run

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nigella Lawson prepares good food quickly. This time she focuses on food to be eaten on the move, including sesame noodle salad and a velvety pea-and-pesto soup. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigella Lawson

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This World

Inside a Shari'ah Court

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Documentary in which award-winning filmmaker Ruhi Hamid travels to Nigeria to see Shari'ah law in action, and asks whether it could work alongside the UK's existing legal system. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruhi Hamid

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Kath and Kim

Series 3

Episode 5: Hello Nails!

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Australian sitcom about a mother and daughter living in suburbia. Kim gives Sharon a makeover when the latter gets a date. Kath and Kel update their home theatre system. Show more

Contributors

Kath Day-Knight:
Jane Turner
Kim Craig:
Gina Riley
Kel Knight:
Glenn Robbins
Brett Craig:
Peter Rowsthorn
Sharon Strezlecki:
Magda Szubanski

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Newsnight

01/10/2007

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jeremy Paxman introduces comprehensive coverage of today's important national and international news stories. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Presenter:
Emily Maitlis

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Today at Conference

2007

01/10/2007

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Andrew Neil presents the highlights from the day’s speeches and events at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool.

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Documentary in which three British teenagers whose families came from India and Pakistan return there 60 years after the partition that accompanied independence. Show more

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

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