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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Over the course of six short films, Simon Armitage goes behind the scenes of some of his most famous poems to help viewers understand the building blocks that create them. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon Armitage
Producer:
Sarah Ager
Director:
Sarah Ager
Executive Producer:
Jonty Claypole
Executive Producer:
Katy Jones

Bear Behaving Badly

Series 2

Episode 2: Day of the Terrific

Duration: 21 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy series. Barney buys Nev a plant, which the latter feeds excessively. Disaster ensues when the plant becomes enormous and threatens to eat everyone. Show more

Alphablocks

Series 1

Episode 10: Cha Cha Cha

on BBC Two Scotland

SH, CH and TH go dancing - but how can they get off the island?

Tinga Tinga Tales

Series 2

Episode 13: Why Aardvark Has a Sticky Tongue

on BBC Two Scotland

Stories about how different animals became distinctive. Aardvark did not used to have a sticky tongue, until he got it stuck in the honey log. Show more

Small Potatoes

Episode 4: Seasons

Duration: 3 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 1 day

Animated series about a group of singing potatoes. The Potatoes celebrate the four seasons and sing a folksy song about the exciting things that come with each one! Show more

Same Smile

Series 2

Episode 22: My Favourite Shoes

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Nisha Anil and her three cuddly panda friends take a look at children's lives in the UK. Nisha and her special friends cycle all the way to Leeds. Show more

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

Dorset

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

A look around the coast of the British Isles. Nick Crane ventures out into the Portland tidal race to see how this tidal surge creates some of the roughest waters in Britain. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy. A car park attendant at Scotland Yard (Norman Wisdom) dreams of becoming a policeman like his father, but his determination to prove his worth leads to chaos. Show more

Contributors

Norman Pitkin/Giulio Napolitani:
Norman Wisdom
Sir Ronald:
Raymond Huntley
Supt Hobson:
David Lodge
Mrs Stammers:
Esma Cannon
Director:
Robert Asher
Producer:
Hugh Stewart

Genres

Formats

Perfection

Series 1

Episode 21

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

General knowledge quiz show hosted by Nick Knowles. One thousand pounds is up for grabs in each game but only by achieving absolute perfection will contestants win the prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Knowles
Series Producer:
Ed De Burgh
Series Producer:
Andrew Musson
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes

Antiques Road Trip

Series 4

Episode 20

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Antiques experts compete to make the most money at auction. Jonathan Pratt attempts to catch the mighty Phil Serrell as they motor from Sheffield to Wilmslow for the final auction. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Tim Wonnacott
Narrator:
Tim Wonnacott
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Executive Producer:
Wendy Rattray
Series Producer:
Paul Tucker
Series Producer:
Paul Tucker

Eggheads

Series 12

Episode 135

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Jeremy Vine hosts the show in which teams from all over the UK take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quiz champions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Participant:
Barry Simmons
Participant:
Pat Gibson
Participant:
Judith Keppel
Participant:
Chris Hughes
Participant:
Kevin Ashman
Participant:
CJ de Mooi
Participant:
Daphne Fowler
Executive Producer:
Michael Mannes
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin
Series Producer:
Rob Dean

My Life in Books

Series 2

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Anne Robinson is joined by chef Rick Stein and actor Fiona Shaw, who pick their favourite books and discuss why they have been important to them throughout their lives. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 25: London

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Arts magazine. Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on a date with Florence Welch to discuss the influence of Renaissance art on her music. Alastair Sooke meets Gilbert and George. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Mark Kermode
Participant:
Tim Samuels
Participant:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Participant:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Florence Welch
Interviewed Guest:
Gilbert Proesch
Interviewed Guest:
George Passmore
Interviewed Guest:
Paolo Sorrentino
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Safran Foer
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander Shelley
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Cunningham
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac

Gardeners' World

2012

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Monty Don shows how to plant bare-rooted raspberries in his renovated fruit garden and Carol Klein visits ancient woodland where wild species of hellebores are thriving. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Melvyn Bragg explores the relationship between class and culture. Key cultural figures discuss the radical 80s, Thatcherism, and the 90s assertion that we were all middle class. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Director:
Archie Powell
Producer:
Archie Powell
Participant:
Alan Bleasdale
Participant:
Lee Hall
Participant:
Sue Townsend
Participant:
Chris Donald
Participant:
Irvine Welsh

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

on BBC Two Scotland

Slasher horror. A young gang of bullies are terrorised by the spirit of their former classmate Darren, who was driven to suicide by their torment. Show more

The Culture Show

2011/2012

Episode 25: London

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Scotland

Arts magazine. Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on a date with Florence Welch to discuss the influence of Renaissance art on her music. Alastair Sooke meets Gilbert and George. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Alastair Sooke
Participant:
Mark Kermode
Participant:
Tim Samuels
Participant:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Participant:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Florence Welch
Interviewed Guest:
Gilbert Proesch
Interviewed Guest:
George Passmore
Interviewed Guest:
Paolo Sorrentino
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Safran Foer
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander Shelley
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Cunningham
Series Editor:
Janet Lee
Series Producer:
Emma Cahusac

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