Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse, and Philip Pullman, writer of the His Dark Materials trilogy, reveal their inspiration and share the secrets of their writing. Show more
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
Stop-frame animation about Tiny and his Little Robot friends. Spotty cannot bear the din when Noisy practises on his drums and sneaks the drum away. Show more
Animated adventures of a cheeky and spirited zebra and his friends. When Zigby's vegetables keep disappearing, he tries to find out who's eating them. Show more
Animation about a time-travelling brother and sister. Fiann has lost one of his sheep in the snow and it is up to Garth and Bev to help find him. Show more
Animated deep sea adventures with Captain Barnacles and his explorers. When a young dolphin follows Kwazii home, the Octonauts search for its mother. Show more
Mixed media animation for young children. Seven-year-old Pinky Dinky Doo loves to make up stories. Pinky teaches her pet goldfish to swim in a big aquarium. Show more
Wildlife series. Six baby meerkats must brave the great outdoors for the very first time, and a Roar Ranger meets Nico the silverback gorilla. Show more
Animation. Voltar claims Skullossus's space station as his own by having Lose pose as exterminators. He hopes to use the station's mighty mightiness to pester Steve. Show more
Animation. Eliot and his friends get lost in the forest and can't find their way back to the school bus. How is Eliot going to get out of this one? Show more
Daily news magazine keeping young viewers up to date on the latest stories and events happening at home and abroad.
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
Animated comedy shorts. The gorilla takes it upon himself to train the useless hunter Leon to catch springboks. Will a military training regime and a strict diet help? Show more
Animation. When Bitzer tires of running the Farmer's roadside stall, Shaun and the flock get stuck in selling virtually all the Farmer's worldly possessions. Show more
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Lola and her friends go ice-skating, but Lola wants a new pair of skates.
Scriobag uses a curved line to draw a hippopotamus called Doileag. Doileag's big dream is to join the big dance at the mud hole. Show more
SH, CH and TH go dancing - but how can they get off the island?
Pre-school fun set in a magical world of poetry. A cheeky little spider gives a puppy the run around. Show more
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
Driver Dan goes on an exciting journey to Story Corner. When Precious finds a camera she sets out to solve the mystery of what the photos are of and who took them. Show more
Jess the curious black-and-white cat goes exploring. Jess hears a strange hoo-hooing noise at night and searches for where it's coming from. Show more
Animation. Harry and Toto are the best of friends but they are very different. So every time they play together, they find opposites. Show more
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
Animated adventures of Louie and Yoko, who like to draw lots of exciting things. Louie and Yoko need an animal to help them climb a mountain, so Louie draws a llama.
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
Animation in which the trains learn new skills and life lessons. Wilson must remember where he is going to earn his Knowing Where You Are Going badge. Show more
Cartoon series about a girl who lives next door to a zoo. During Harry the hyena's family holiday, everyone wants to do their own thing. Show more
Programme for pre-school children combining animation with action footage. A film-making friend of Mama's, Jacques, visits the savannah. Show more
Animated series set in the magical land of Nara. Lau Lau wants to introduce all the other Piplings to her new tree friend, but ends up being upset that it can't talk. Show more
In a magical forest, colourful characters have adventures. The Tombliboos' trousers get mixed up all over - in the Ninky Nonk, in the Pinky Ponk. Show more
The latest international news from the BBC.
Andrew Neil's studio guests are journalist James Delingpole and political commentator Gaby Hinsliff. Children's Minister, Tim Loughton MP talks about changes to adoption rules. Show more
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
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
Jules Hudson is in North Cornwall to help four generations of the same family find their dream home in the country - a five bedroom house with an annex. Show more
Paul Martin is joined by experts Charlie Ross and Tracy Martin at Oxford University's beautiful Sheldonian Theatre. Finds include a Chinese snuff bottle. Show more
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
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
5 minutes on BBC Two Scotland
A party political broadcast by the Scottish Labour Party.
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
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
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John Humphrys puts the questions. The subjects are: the Life and Career of Peter Cook, French Impressionists 1863-1890, Haydn in England and the History of FC Barcelona. Show more
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
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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
More of the best bits from the I series of QI.
A year after Japan's disaster, what future does nuclear power have? And could Lib Dem activists derail the NHS reform bill? With Gavin Esler.
Round table arts and culture discussion programme with Kirsty Wark and guests.
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
BBC Two joins the BBC's rolling news channel, with bulletins on the hour and the headlines every 15 minutes.