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Tikkabilla

Series 3

Episode 69: Shapes, Hats and Cars

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Preschool fun with songs, rhymes, surprise guests and things to make. Shapes, hats and Higgledy House with Veejay, Paul and Tamba.

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Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Prehistoric fantasy. 12-year-old Pitt and his pterodactyl pal Kantrop try to help their tribe. Romance is in the air, and nothing beats mammoth hair as a token of love. Show more

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50/50

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Sophie McDonnell referees as schools from Hartlepool and Peterhead compete in games including the electrifying Wire and the heart-stopping Pulse.

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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Wales

A host of games, entertainment and comedy from Basil's Swap Shop, with special guests.

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Postman Pat: Special Delivery Service

Series 1

Episode 16: A Teddy

on BBC Two England

Available for 4 months

Children's animation. Meera orders an extra-special teddy for her baby brother Nik, and it is Pat's job to deliver it in time for the teddy bears' picnic. Show more

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Chuggington

Series 1

Episode 12: Late Again Eddie

on BBC Two England

Available for years

Children's animation. Eddie lives so far away from Chuggington that he is always late for work. Hodge and the gang set out to find a home for him in town. Show more

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3rd and Bird

Series 1

Episode 1: Fly, Muffin!

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Colourful adventures of a group of birds who teach social responsibility. Muffin wants to learn to fly, but it is difficult. Mr Beakman tells her to keep trying. Show more

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Charlie and Lola

Series 2

Episode 2: I Spy with My Little Eyes

on BBC Two England

Children's animation with the imaginative siblings. When Charlie goes out with Marv, Lola decides to play spies with her imaginary friend Soren Lorenson. Show more

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Finley the Fire Engine

Down in the Dumps

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Animation following the adventures of the vehicles of Friendlyville. By helping Gorby, Finley and his friends learn about recycling. Show more

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The Koala Brothers

Series 5

Episode 1: George the Sportsman

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

The adventures of two intrepid koalas. George doesn't want to take part in a sports day because he thinks he is no good at anything apart from being a postman. Show more

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Big Barn Farm

Series 1

Episode 6: To Catch a Thief

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Animated adventures of a group of baby animals who live together on Big Barn Farm. Digger discovers that his sticks, squeaky toys and blanket are missing.

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Get Squiggling

Series 1

Episode 1: Snowman

on BBC Two England

Series about Squiglet, a monster who can make drawings real. Squiglet draws a snowman called Steve. They go on holiday to the beach together. Show more

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In the Night Garden

Series 1

Episode 36: Igglepiggle's Accident

on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Children's show. Igglepiggle discovers the stones which Makka Pakka has carefully tidied into a special pattern, but then he accidentally knocks them over. Show more

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Hurley Burley

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Look and Read

Shadow Play

Episode 1: A Light at the Window

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two England

Literacy series. When Ben and his family take refuge in an old mansion, he finds that he can see into the Victorian world through his camcorder. Show more

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Daily Politics

03/11/2008

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Anita Anand is in Westminster to cover the latest UK political stories and Laura Kuenssberg is in Washington to report on the build-up to the US Presidential elections. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anita Anand

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Working Lunch

03/11/2008

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Business, personal finance and consumer news. The team discuss a possible cut in interest rates, and what viewers should do with their savings. Plus, the Lloyds/HBOS merger deal. Show more

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Out of the Blue

03/11/2008

Duration: 22 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama set in the beautiful Australian beach resort of Manly. While Addo figures out what to do with Emily, Tracy tries to get her marriage going again. Show more

Contributors

Gabby West:
Sophie Katinis
Bec Quilter:
Renai Caruso
Jarrod O'Donnell:
Clayton Watson
Tracy O'Donnell:
Charlotte Gregg
Ian 'Stavva' Jones:
Ryan Johnson

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Coast

Shorts

Episode 31: Coastal Erosion

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two England

Nicholas Crane and a team of experts present a series exploring Britain's coastline. Nick meets Peter Boggis, a man trying to save his home from coastal erosion.

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Animal Park: Wild in Africa

Series 1

Episode 13

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble are on safari in Namibia. In Etosha National park, an outbreak of anthrax is threatening the wildlife. Show more

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Secret Gardens

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Market Kitchen

BBC Two England

Market Kitchen

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cookery programme. Rachel Allen and Matt Tebbutt kick off a week of breakfast celebrations as they discover the best way to poach an egg. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Amanda Lamb
Presenter:
Matt Tebbutt
Participant:
Claire Clark
Participant:
Aaron Craze

Regional Variations (2)

Murder, She Wrote

Series 6

Episode 19: Always a Thief

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Mystery series about a sleuthing writer. Jessica's charming friend, a former jewel thief turned insurance investigator, becomes caught up in a high society murder.

Contributors

Jessica Fletcher:
Angela Lansbury
Grace Lambert:
Shirley Knight
Ray Basacomb:
Ed Nelson
Dennis Stanton:
Keith Michell
Robert Butler:
James Sloyan

Regional Variations (3)

Market Kitchen

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Flog It!

BBC Two England

Flog It!

Series 7

Episode 15: St Albans

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Flog It! experts scour St Albans for the best in antiques and collectibles. Paul Martin finds out about the history of the health farm at nearby Champneys. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Martin
Participant:
Mark Stacey
Participant:
Kate Bliss
Producer:
Pete Smith
Executive Producer:
Tom Ware

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Are You an Egghead?

Series 1

Episode 11

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two England

Dermot Murnaghan hosts the general knowledge quiz show that searches for the greatest quiz brain in Britain. The champion of the series will win a regular place on Eggheads. Show more

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Escape to the Country

Series 8

Episode 1: Norfolk

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two England

Alistair Appleton is in sunny Norfolk helping a couple find an amazing country pad. They have four horses and want to find a place with enough land to accommodate them. Show more

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Eggheads

Series 9

Episode 101

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Jeremy Vine hosts a general knowledge quiz in which teams from all over the UK battle to beat the Eggheads. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Vine
Series Producer:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
David Young
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

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Strictly - It Takes Two

Series 6

Episode 31

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Claudia Winkleman shares the latest gossip from the world of Strictly Come Dancing. Judge Craig Revel Horwood analyses the weekend's events and the knocked-out couple are consoled.

Regional Variations (4)

An Island Parish

BBC Two Scotland

Dragons' Den: The Dragons' Stories

BBC Two England
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Dragons' Den: James Caan's Story

BBC Two England

Coal House

Dance House 1944

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

A documentary programme taking a look at how people faced the music and danced during the Second World War despite bombs falling and bad news from abroad. Show more

Regional Variations (3)

An Island Parish

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Porridge

BBC Two Scotland

Time May Change Me

Episode 5: Milford Trawlermen

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Series tracing the people and places featured in past BBC Wales documentaries. This edition revisits the trawlermen in Milford Haven, first filmed in 1979. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Sioned Morys

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Autumnwatch

2008

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Have the red squirrels cracked their Autumnwatch challenge? Simon King reveals the mysterious lives of ravens and Gordon Buchanan reports on this year's grey seal breeding season. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bill Oddie
Presenter:
Kate Humble
Presenter:
Simon King
Presenter:
Gordon Buchanan

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Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

John and Pauline Prescott continue their journey through the British class system, asking if celebrity, the super-rich and the benefits class have changed the landscape of class. Show more

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Dear Green Place

BBC Two Scotland

Seacht

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Have I Got News for You

BBC Two England
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Have I Got News for You

BBC Two England

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Iolo Williams joins law enforcers as they protect wild animals. Including badger baiting, a brutal gun attack on a swan and a security operation to protect Wales' rarest bird. Show more

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Newsnight

03/11/2008

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC Two England

In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Jeremy Paxman in the US and Kirsty Wark in the UK.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Presenter:
Kirsty Wark

Genres

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Jake on the Box

BBC Two England
BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland
BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Jake on the Box

BBC Two England

High Hopes

Series 4

Episode 5: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Wales

Comedy drama series. Walter Coles disappears when investigating strange lights on the Glyn mountain. Show more

Contributors

Hoffman:
Steve Meo
Charlie:
Ben Evans
Sgt Ball:
Boyd Clack
PC Claude Cox:
Keiron Self
Mrs Coles:
Di Botcher

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Ellery Queen

The Adventure of the Judas Tree

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

The Queens investigate when a wealthy industrialist is stabbed to death and hung from a tree with a crown of thorns placed on his head. Show more

Contributors

Ellery Queen:
Jim Hutton
Richard Queen:
David Wayne
Louis Marshall:
Dana Andrews
Gunther Starr:
Jack Kruschen
Dr Anthony Bender:
George Maharis
Stephen Yang:
James Shigeta

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Two England

Educational programmes including China Stories, Free at Last? Race Relations and Higher Modern Studies: Social Issues in the UK. Show more

Genres

BBC Two Wales

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