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Balamory

Series 4

Episode 42: Island in the Sun

on BBC Two England

Live-action series for preschool children based in the small island community of Balamory. It's a snowy day and PC Plum is thinking about his summer holidays.

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Doodle Do

Box Building Bricks

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with the Doodle Doers. Dib-Dab, Scribble and Stick make some massive building blocks out of various cardboard boxes, and use them to tell a story. Show more

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Boogie Beebies

I Wish It Would Snow - Friday

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Pete Hillier

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Tweenies

Christmas Morning

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun. On the most magical night of the year, the Enchanted Toyshop contains some surprises for Christmas morning. Show more

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Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated story of Clifford the Big Red Dog before he got so big. It's the Autumn Feast holiday and the Howards are planning to visit Emily Elizabeth's grandparents. Show more

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Doodle Do

Winter Special

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Adventures with Dib-Dab, Scribble and Stick. Chris takes Dib-Dab, Scribble and Stick on holiday to a snowy place and Scribble ends up trapped in an ice tower. Show more

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Dennis the Menace

Series 2

Snowbound

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated series featuring the classic comic character from the Beano. A freak snowstorm traps Dennis and his chums at school with the new Head Prefect - Walter.

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble are on safari in Namibia as they meet some of Africa's wildest animals. They meet a lion who faces an amputation unless the vet can treat his injured paw. Show more

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Meerkat Manor

Series 1

Episode 5: Childhood's End

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Documentary following a family of meerkats. A storm forces the Whiskers to shelter in a burrow belonging to their archrivals. Flower lays down the law to Mozart. Show more

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Around the World in 80 Days

Episode 5: Oriental Express

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

Michael Palin and his film crew continue their journey, travelling from Singapore to Shanghai via Hong Kong. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Palin
Series Producer:
Clem Vallance
Camera Operator:
Nigel Walters
Film Editor:
Howard Billingham

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How We Built Britain

Episode 6: The South: Dreams of Tomorrow

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two England

David Dimbleby's journey through Britain's architecture concludes with a look at how 20th-century developments changed southern England. Show more

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 1

Episode 5: Ian Hislop

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series in which celebrities trace their ancestry. Ian Hislop discovers many surprises about his family's military roots as he travels to Scotland, France and South Africa. Show more

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Celebrity MasterChef

Series 2

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

John Torode and Greg Wallace are looking for the country's top celebrity chef. Robbie Earle, Gemma Atkinson and Midge Ure take on two tests for a place in the quarter-final. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
John Torode
Participant:
Gregg Wallace
Participant:
Robbie Earle
Participant:
Gemma Atkinson
Participant:
Midge Ure

Celebrity MasterChef

Series 2

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

John Torode and Greg Wallace are looking for the country's top celebrity chef. Sunetra Sarker, Mark Foster and Sherrie Hewson take on two tests for a place in the quarter-final. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
John Torode
Participant:
Gregg Wallace
Participant:
Sunetra Sarker
Participant:
Martin Hancock
Participant:
Emma Forbes
Participant:
Mark Foster
Participant:
Sherrie Hewson

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Identity

Episode 19

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Donny Osmond presents a game show in which contestants attempt to match up 12 strangers with their secret identities to win big cash prizes. Featuring a dancing champion. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Donny Osmond

Series

Identity

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Wildlife on One

Monitor Lizard: Africa's Greatest Thief

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

David Attenborough narrates a documentary about the monitor lizard, which steals food from under the noses of humans, lions and crocodiles. Show more

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Flog It!

Series 4

Episode 51: Tunbridge Wells

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Paul Martin and experts James Lewis and Charlie Ross visit the Kent spa town of Tunbridge Wells in search of antiques to sell at auction. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
James Lewis
Participant:
Charlie Ross
Series Producer:
Peter Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 1

Episode 5: A High Profile

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama series about a 60-year-old private detective. Jessica agrees to help an anxious mother whose schizophrenic adult son has disappeared. Show more

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 1

Episode 6: Safe as Houses

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Drama series about a 60-year-old private detective. An old friend gives Hetty her most baffling case yet. Show more

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 17

Episode 44

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Two England

Matt Di Angelo and Flavia Cacace help chefs Lesley Waters and James Tanner to make a meal in just twenty minutes. Presented by Ainsley Harriott.

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Wild

2007-08

Episode 4: Secret Wilderness: Japan

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two England

Steve Backshall discovers Japan's wilderness. Along the way, he boils an egg by volcano, shares his hot spring with a flock of swans and meets feisty macaque monkeys on the beach. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Feature-length version of the classic sitcom. With an invasion looming, the fate of Walmington-on-Sea rests with Britain's least competent Home Guard unit. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Mavis Pike:
Liz Fraser
Major Gen Fullard:
Bernard Archard
Regimental Sergeant-Major:
Derek Newark
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Reverend Farthing:
Frank Williams
Director:
Norman Cohen
Producer:
John R Sloan

Genres

Formats

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Donny Comes Home - The Concert

BBC Two Wales

Johnny Goes to Scotland

BBC Two England

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Exmoor's Johnny Kingdom is invited wildlife spotting with Sir John Lister-Kaye at his Highland Estate near Inverness. There are all sorts of animal and birds in a stunning setting. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Film adaptation of Alan Bennett's acclaimed stage play, starring Richard Griffiths. Eight history pupils apply to Oxbridge, but they are caught in a clash of education styles. Show more

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Still Game

Plum Number

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 2 months

Sitcom. Once Isa finds out Jack and Victor have joined the community choir, everyone is laughing in Craiglang. Winston takes over from Charlie the lollipop man. Show more

Contributors

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Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two England

Middle-aged celebrities have a good whinge about the New Year festivities. Featuring Jenny Eclair, Arabella Weir, Des Lynam, Bill Oddie, Brian Conley and Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Jenny Eclair
Participant:
Arabella Weir
Participant:
Des Lynam
Participant:
Bill Oddie
Participant:
Brian Conley
Participant:
Alan Titchmarsh
Participant:
Stuart Maconie
Participant:
Dillie Keane
Participant:
Jeremy Clarkson
Participant:
Linda Robson
Participant:
Kathryn Flett
Participant:
Gerry Robinson
Participant:
Rhona Cameron
Participant:
Rick Wakeman
Participant:
Oona King
Participant:
Shobna Gulati
Participant:
Toby Young
Narrator:
Judith Holder
Executive Producer:
Stuart Prebble
Producer:
Judith Holder

Genres

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Comedy Connections

Series 1

Episode 2: The Good Life

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series charting the history of some of our best comedy shows. The Good Life made stars of Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Felicity Kendall and Paul Eddington. Show more

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Red Dwarf

I

Episode 4: Waiting for God

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cult space comedy series following the escapades of the crew of the interstellar mining ship Red Dwarf. Lister 'learns' cat writing and discovers some amazing facts.

Contributors

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

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Long Way Down

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

After sleeping through a sandstorm, the team are despondent. Riding with zero visibility, it's unsafe for them to continue but even more dangerous for them to camp on the roadside. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Ewan McGregor
Participant:
Charley Boorman

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Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

Fantasy about a politician plagued by a pair of re-embodied spirits of women who were burned at the stake as witches by his Puritan ancestor. Starring Frederic March. Show more

Contributors

Wallace Wooley:
Fredric March
Jennifer:
Veronica Lake
JB Masterson:
Robert Benchley
Dr Dudley White:
Robert Benchley
Estelle Masterson:
Susan Hayward
Tabitha:
Eily Malyon
JB Masterson:
Robert Warwick
Director:
Rene Clair

Genres

Formats

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

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