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BBC Wildlife logo"The world's leading natural history filmmakers meet the world's most charismatic animals" The BBC Wildlife Specials are a occasional series of one-off documentaries commissioned by BBC Television. Each examines the lifestyle of a particular animal. The Wildlife Specials began with a pilot episode in 1995. A further 15 programmes were made over the next decade, and more recently the format has been expanded into two short series.

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Beast logoBeast focused on a veterinary practice and the characters' day-to-day problems. Though it was short lived, Beast was one top notch British sitcom of the highest order. The owner Nick (Alexander Armstrong) is a bad vet who is scared of animals (as we quickly find out in episode 1 during a confrontation with a guinea pig). His situation does of course lead to many humorous incidents. Though most episodes did seem to evolve around Nick's phobia of animals and lack of veterinary skills, the talented cast always offered something on the side with their great performances. Particularly from Emma Pierson, who played Jade, the air headed assistant who somehow always managed to freak everyone one (viewers included) out with her big smile. It was very popular during its short 2 seasons, and given...

Ben Elton, the Man from Auntie

Ben Elton, the Man from Auntie logoBen Elton: The Man from Auntie was a British television comedy series written and performed by Ben Elton. The title of the series was a play on words of the American spy series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,[1] and "Auntie", an informal name for the BBC. The first series aired on BBC1 in 1990. A second series with a slightly different format was aired four years later in 1994.[2] The series was primarily based around Elton's stand-up comedy routines, with his monologues interspersed with occasional filmed sketches and parodies, as well as soundbites from chinface "potato heads".[2] Another regular segment were "Farties Guides" to such tasks as catching a train or setting up home—Elton described "Farties" as "you and me"—ordinary people endeavouring to make it through life despite the effor...
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