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Me Too!

Series 2

Episode 50: Watching Foxes

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Drama series about parents, their children and their children's minder Granny Murray. A wildlife programme is being filmed at the bus depot. Show more

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Big Cook Little Cook

Series 3

Episode 42: Kangaroo

Duration: 19 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Cookery series with Big Cook Ben and Little Cook Small. Kim the Kangaroo hops into the cafe, eats a kangaroo pouch and gives the chefs pouches of their own to say thanks. Show more

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Pingu

Series 2

Episode 3: Music Lessons

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Animation. Pingu pulls an accordion out of the toy chest and plays away enthusiastically, but the noise is so awful that his parents send him outside. Show more

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Inside Life

Episode 3: Gibbons

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Behind-the-scenes wildlife show. In the rainforest in Thailand, Bryony Maxwell joins camerawoman Justine Evans as she films gibbons swinging through the jungle canopy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bryony Maxwell
Executive Producer:
Wendy Darke

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Gimme a Break

Series 2

Episode 3: Shaw - Catalonia

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Series in which kids take control of the family break. Matthew and Jonathan organise their family holiday after becoming bored by Dad's habit of reading books. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsten O'Brien
Participant:
Sandra Shaw
Participant:
Simon Shaw
Participant:
Matthew Shaw
Participant:
Jonathan Shaw

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Charlie is Lola

BBC Two Scotland

Wainwright Walks

BBC Two England

Wainwright Walks

Series 1

Episode 3: Castle Crag

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Series in which Julia Bradbury explores the work of fell walker and author Alfred Wainwright. Julia is in the Borrowdale Valley to climb to the summit of Castle Crag. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julia Bradbury
Executive Producer:
Eric Harwood
Participant:
Hunter Davies

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Great Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 3: Tokyo to Kagoshima

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

BBC foreign correspondent Fergal Keane travels through Japan, beginning his journey on the businessman's bullet train in Tokyo. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The much-loved fairy tale of Cinderella (Lesley Ann Warren), embellished with production numbers from the team of Rodgers and Hammerstein. With Ginger Rogers and Celeste Holm. Show more

Contributors

Formats

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 4

Episode 3: Griff Rhys Jones

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Celebrities trace their ancestry. Griff Rhys Jones looks into the history of his maternal great-grandparents and soon learns that all is not as it seems. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The true story of English war widow Violette Szabo, who was awarded the George Cross for her work as a secret agent in occupied France in the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Violette Szabo:
Virginia McKenna
Tony Fraser:
Paul Scofield
Mr Bushell:
Jack L Warner
Mrs Bushell:
Denise Grey
Etienne Szabo:
Alain Saury
Lillian Rolfe:
Anne Leon
Vera Atkins:
Avice Landon
Denise Bloch:
Nicole Stephane
Director:
Lewis Gilbert

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Ready Steady Cook

Series 21

Episode 17

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Ainsley Harriott hosts another twenty-minute cooking challenge. Stan Boardman and his TV presenter daughter Andrea reveal just what makes Christmas special in their household. Show more

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Coast

Series 4

Episode 3: Land's End to Porthcawl

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

The series continues with a journey from Cornwall to South Wales. Neil Oliver casts his own bronze sword and explores the site of the Welsh Great Escape. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Renee Godfrey
Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Producer:
Steve Evanson

Regional Variations (2)

James May's Toy Stories

Series 1

Episode 3: Meccano

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

James May subjects traditional toys to supersize challenges. Here, he joins forces with Edwina Currie and top engineers to build a full-size bridge from nothing but Meccano. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Participant:
Edwina Currie
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb

Genres

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The Good Life

BBC Two Scotland

Rick Stein's Christmas Odyssey

BBC Two England

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

After returning from the Far East, Rick Stein was inspired to come up with the answer to that big cooking dilemma at Christmas time - what to do with that cold turkey? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rick Stein

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Porridge

Christmas Special: No Way Out

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 8 months

Christmas special of the classic sitcom from 1975. The festive season falls upon HMP Slade and finds the inmates planning a jailbreak. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Warren:
Sam Kelly
Prison Doctor:
Graham Crowden

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

A new breed of grumpies bring tales of seasonal Tourette's, inappropriate present-buying and the eating of reindeer. Featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Huey Morgan, John Thomson and more. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Pip Banyard
Director:
Pip Banyard
Executive Producer:
Stuart Prebble
Participant:
Ozzy Osbourne
Participant:
Al Murray
Participant:
Ronni Ancona
Participant:
Alistair McGowan
Participant:
John Thomson
Participant:
Neil Morrissey
Participant:
Huey Morgan
Participant:
Russell Kane
Participant:
Mark Steel
Participant:
Bobby Davro
Participant:
Andi Oliver
Participant:
Penny Smith
Participant:
Terry Christian
Participant:
Donna McPhail
Participant:
Shappi Khorsandi
Participant:
Matt Le Tissier
Participant:
Mark Radcliffe

Genres

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Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Series 23

Episode 13: Where Are They Now?

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Highlights and outtakes from the latest series, plus how guest hosts' lives were changed by presenting the show. Featuring Frankie Boyle, David Tennant, Claudia Winkleman and more. Show more

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Mock the Week

Series 7

Episode 13: Christmas

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Special festive edition of the show with Dara O Briain and his little helpers - Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons. Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Contributors

Presenter:
Dara O Briain
Participant:
Frankie Boyle
Participant:
Hugh Dennis
Participant:
Russell Howard
Participant:
Andy Parsons

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Have I Got News for You

Series 38

Episode 9

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

The popular news quiz, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Bill Bailey and guest panellists Charles Kennedy MP and comedian Mark Watson.

BBC Two Northern Ireland

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