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Balamory

Series 3

Episode 54: The Lost Cow

on BBC Two England

Live-action series for preschool children based around the island community of Balamory in Scotland. It's snowing in Balamory and PC Plum investigates a missing cow. Show more

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Doodle Do

Spray and Splatter

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with the Doodle Doers. Whilst clearing up the paint that Stick has accidentally spilt, Chris has the idea of making spray and splatter pictures. Show more

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Boogie Beebies

I Wish it Would Snow - Wednesday

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's music and dance programme. Pete and the Boogie Bunch make frosty moves in this cool snowy number.

Contributors

Presenter:
Pete Hillier

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Tweenies

Little Blue Plane

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Playtime with the puppet people. Milo doesn't like playing with baby toys like plastic planes - until he meets Joffe the little blue plane in the enchanted toyshop. Show more

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Clifford's Puppy Days

Tell Me a Tale

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated story of Clifford the Big Red Dog before he got so big. Shun decides to entertain his friends with a traditional Japanese story about Issunboshi. Show more

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Postman Pat

Postman Pat's Magic Christmas

on BBC Two England

Aided by his trusty cat Jess, Pat the postman always manages to deliver the mail, no matter what. Pat has too many parcels and letters to deliver. Show more

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Arthur

Series 4

Episode 15: Arthur and DW Clean Up/The Long Dull Winter

on BBC Two England

Animation. Arthur and DW clean their rooms, and Arthur and the gang realise that they are all suffering from the January blues. Show more

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble are on safari in Namibia as they come face to face with some of Africa's wildest animals. They meet the big cat scientist who studies the desert lions. Show more

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Meerkat Manor

Series 1

Episode 3: Some Like It Hot

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Documentary series looking at a family of meerkats living on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. Flower's daughter has pups, making the Whiskers a family of 37. Show more

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Around the World in 80 Days

Episode 3: Ancient Mariners

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

Michael Palin and his film crew continue their journey in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg when they drive across Arabia in only 40 hours to make up for lost time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
Clem Vallance
Film Editor:
David Thomas
Camera Operator:
Nigel Meakin

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How We Built Britain

Episode 4: The West: Putting on the Style

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

David Dimbleby tours Britain to discover the buildings that have made us who we are. He travels west, where he finds the grandeur of Blenheim Palace. Show more

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 3

Episode 6: Nigella Lawson

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Celebrities trace their ancestry. Nigella Lawson discovers how an 1863 romance led to the establishment of a tobacco company that became the Lyons food business. Show more

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Celebrity MasterChef

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Chef John Torode and food writer Greg Wallace are looking for the country's top celebrity chef. The four winning chefs from the heats battle it out for two semi-final places. Show more

Celebrity MasterChef

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

John Torode and Greg Wallace are looking for the country's top celebrity chef. Chris Hollins, Matt James and Pauline Quirke take on two tests for a place in the quarter-final. Show more

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Weakest Link

BBC Two Wales
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

The Magic of Carmen

BBC Two England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

For over a hundred years, Carmen has enthralled audiences. This thrilling tour of Francesca Zambello's spectacular new production includes interviews and sneak previews. Show more

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Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

One of the world's best loved operas, George Bizet's Carmen, from the Royal Opera House. Zambello's production boasts an international cast, lavish sets and live animals on stage. Show more

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

BBC Two Scotland

Coast Nicholas Crane journeys

BBC Two England

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Shorts

Episode 41: From the Royal Charter Gale to the Iron Men of Mersey

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Neil Oliver explores Britain's coastline, visiting the scene of the Royal Charter's sinking and the Iron Men of Mersey. Show more

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 3

Episode 7: A Minor Operation

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series about a 60-year-old private detective. Hetty is in hospital - an unlikely place to find her most urgent case yet.

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 17

Episode 42

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jo Brand and Roland Rivron help chefs James Tanner and Alex Mackay create a meal in just twenty minutes. Presented by Ainsley Harriott.

Contributors

Participant:
James Tanner
Participant:
Alex Mackay
Participant:
Jo Brand
Participant:
Rowland Rivron

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Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes

on BBC Two England

Tom Hanks stars in a drama inspired by a true story. Viktor Navorski has to live in an airport terminal after there is a coup in his home country while he is visiting New York. Show more

Contributors

Viktor Navorski:
Tom Hanks
Amelia Warren:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Frank Dixon:
Stanley Tucci
Enrique Cruz:
Diego Luna
Gupta Rajan:
Kumar Pallana
Salchak:
Eddie Jones
Karl Iverson:
Jude Ciccolella
Bobby Alima:
Guillermo Diaz

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QI

Series E

Episode 13: Elephants

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Stephen Fry hosts a panel game where contestants are rewarded for being 'quite interesting'. Featuring the best bits that couldn't be squeezed into the past series. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry

Brand

QI

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Lead Balloon

Series 2

Episode 7: Rita

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sitcom. Rick lands a cameo in a film, appearing alongside a Hollywood starlet. When it turns out that Michael's father is her biggest fan, Rick promises to get her autograph. Show more

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The Graham Norton Show

Series 2

Episode 12

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Chat show. Christopher Biggins, Barbara Windsor, Russell Brand and Lorraine Kelly are guests and there is music from The Feeling. Show more

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Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Series 19

Episode 7: Bumper Edition

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy pop quiz with Simon Amstell and team captains Bill Bailey and Phill Jupitus, joined by Danny Jones of McFly, David Gest, Jenni Falconer and Dan Gillespie from The Feeling. Show more

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Comedy Connections

Series 5

Episode 6: The Office

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series charting the history of the best of British comedy looks at Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's cult classic, The Office. Show more

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Red Dwarf

I

Episode 2: Future Echoes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cult space comedy series. Having accelerated for three million years, Red Dwarf breaks the light barrier and Rimmer sees a death in the future. Show more

Contributors

Arnold Rimmer:
Chris Barrie
Dave Lister:
Craig Charles
Writer:
Rob Grant
Director:
Ed Bye

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Long Way Down

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Three years after circumnavigating the globe together, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman undertake another overland motorcycle adventure, from John O'Groats to South Africa. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ewan McGregor
Participant:
Charley Boorman

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Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Comedy starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy. A family forced out of their Manhattan apartment court disaster when they buy a dilapidated country house, fit only for demolition. Show more

Contributors

Jim Blandings:
Cary Grant
Muriel Blandings:
Myrna Loy
Bill Cole:
Melvyn Douglas
Henry Simms:
Reginald Denny
Joan Blandings:
Sharyn Moffett
Betsy Blandings:
Connie Marshall
Smith:
Ian Wolfe
John Retch:
Jason Robards
Carpenter Foreman:
Lex Barker
Director:
HC Potter
Producer:
Norman Panama
Producer:
Melvin Frank

Genres

Formats

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Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

A lonely young girl conjures up the spirit of Irena - her father's first wife, a woman who believed herself to be descended from a cat. Show more

Contributors

Oliver:
Kent Smith
Mrs Julia Farren:
Julia Dean
Director:
Robert Wise
Producer:
Val Lewton
Miss Callahan:
Eve March
Police Captain:
Erford Gage

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

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