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Regional Variations (2)

Tikkabilla

Series 2

Episode 41: Pancakes and Planes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests, and things to make. Simon, Sarah-Jane and Tamba find out about pancakes and planes. Show more

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 1

Episode 11: Footballer

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and foot-high Little Cook Small. Ben has a box with lots of different balls in it, but Small is worried about playing with the football. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Tom

Series 2

Tom in New Zealand

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation featuring Tom the Dinosaur. Captain Flintoff and Hegg arrive in Dunedin to seize species of endangered wildlife. Tom plans to stop him. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Roar

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two England

The keepers go in search of a group of gorillas born in Kent that are now living wild in Africa - but will they ever find them? Plus a roasting hot rhino gets a cooling treat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rani Price
Presenter:
Matthew Skilton

Regional Variations (3)

Pinky Dinky Doo

The Thundering Thesaurus

Duration: 12 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mixed-media animation for young children. A very special dinosaur helps Cavegirl Pinky make up a story. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

Jackanory Junior

The Gruffalo, and Room on the Broom

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Story time for young viewers. Sanjeev Bhaskar reads two classic children's stories about a mouse in a wood and a witch on a broomstick. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Big and Small

Series 1

Episode 7: The Case of the Missing 'Saur

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two unlikely best friends. Small is scared by Big's favourite toy, so he secretly buries it in the garden. Will Big forgive him? Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Numberjacks

Series 1

Episode 2: Going Wrong, Going Long

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two England

Comedy adventure series where animated numbers solve maths problems. A boy is having trouble with his pencil. 4 goes to see what is wrong, but can he help? Show more

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Something Special

Series 3

Episode 2: Out and About - Wood

on BBC Two England

Educational series for four- to seven-year-old children with learning difficulties. Justin is off to explore a wood, but first he must find his friends Leah and Aidan. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Bob the Builder

Series 3

Episode 2: Mucky Muck

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Bob tries to wash down Scoop and Muck who are both covered in mud, but Muck doesn't want to get washed because she loves being mucky. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 2: Lester Loses His Voice

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two England

Animated adventures of a group of baby animals who live on Big Barn Farm. Lester the cockerel loses his voice, and the farmyard gang help him get it back. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Charlie and Lola

Series 1

Episode 2: I've Won, No I've Won, No I've Won

on BBC Two England

Animation series about a pair of siblings. Lola simply has to win all of the time. Will she think differently when she's beaten in a race? Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 7: Who's Next on the Pinky Ponk?

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Series for young children. The Tombliboos ride the Pinky Ponk. They guess who will board next, but nobody notices the teeny-tiny Pontipines arrive. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Dangermouse

Series 3

Episode 2: By George, It's A Dragon

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic cartoon adventure series. Dangermouse and Penfold are dispatched to Wales to take care of a troublesome green beast - Jones the Dragon.

Regional Variations (2)

The Flintstones

Series 3

Episode 9: Baby Barney

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two England

Prehistoric capers with Fred and Barney. Barney stands in as Fred's fictitious baby when Uncle Tex comes to visit. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Politics

24/02/2009

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jon Gaunt and Elizabeth Hall from CAFCASS discuss adoption. Plus, a look at Royal Mail privatisation and National Service. Presented by Anita Anand and Andrew Neil.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Anita Anand
Participant:
Jon Gaunt
Participant:
Elizabeth Hall

Regional Variations (3)

Coast

Shorts

Shetland Tsunami

Duration: 4 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane discovers evidence of a giant tsunami, a tidal wave which devastated Britain and reshaped the Shetland coast about seven thousand years ago.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Steve Evanson

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Angela Rippon and two bargain hunters visit flea markets in the French town of Reims in the hope of making a profit back at home.

Regional Variations (3)

The World at War

BBC Two England
BBC Two Scotland

The World at War

BBC Two England

Secret Gardens

23/02/2009

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Darryl Grimason visits local gardens around the province.

Regional Variations (2)

Ready Steady Cook

Series 20

Episode 26

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

TV showbiz correspondent Sharon Marshall and soap star critic Alison Hammond may be best friends off screen, but they are taking no prisoners in the kitchen. With Ainsley Harriott. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 49: Milton Keynes

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Paul Martin has brought his Flog It! team to Milton Keynes. Expert Kate Bateman is excited about a pair of canvases but they cause debate at auction. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Presenter:
Kate Bateman
Presenter:
Anita Manning
Series Producer:
Pete Smith
Director:
Gareth Luxton

Regional Variations (2)

Battle of the Brains

Series 2

Episode 12

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

Regional Variations (2)

Eggheads

Series 8

Episode 32

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

Regional Variations (3)

Mastermind

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC Two England

Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 6

Episode 4: Zoe Wanamaker

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

Actress Zoe Wanamaker traces the roots of her family back to the Ukraine via America and the anti-communist witch-hunt that caused her father Sam to flee to the UK. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

For the last in the series, Oz and James are in the Southeast to try British sparkling wine, visit a Kentish hop garden and learn about Churchill's favourite beer. Show more

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

MasterChef

Series 5

Episode 30

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two England

The finalists have to cater for the 450 strong Royal Household at Buckingham Palace during the busiest period of the palace's calendar - the summer exhibition of the State rooms. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Horizon

2008-2009

Episode 11: The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Why are people more likely to have a heart attack at eight in the morning or crash their car on the motorway at two in the afternoon? The answer lies in our biological clock. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

The Culture Show

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

The Culture Show

BBC Two England

Seacht

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Decko confronts Marcas with scary results and Linda makes a career choice she might regret.

Contributors

Genres

Regional Variations (5)

Arena

BBC Two England

Scottish Curling Championships

BBC Two Scotland

Solitary Endeavour on the Southern Ocean

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Arena: Harold Pinter

BBC Two England

The Culture Show

2008/2009

Episode 26

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Lauren Laverne travels to Dublin to interview the world's biggest rock band - U2. The band have a new album out in March and a global tour is expected this summer. Show more

Arena

Harold Pinter - Part Two: Celebration

Duration: 57 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Film biography which explores the relationship between the public and private dimensions of the playwright and actor, following him at work over two years. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Harold Pinter
Participant:
Antonia Fraser
Participant:
Michael Billington
Participant:
Barry Foster
Participant:
John Pilger
Participant:
Lindsay Duncan
Participant:
Indira Varma

Brand

Arena

BBC Two Northern Ireland

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