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BBC2 marks 50 years with Michael Palin, Harry Enfield and Ricky Gervais

19 March 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Celebration includes one-off Goodness Gracious Me, satirical history of channel and shows on music and sports heritage

BBC2 is marking its 50th anniversary next month with a satirical look at its history through the eyes of Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, a special episode of the ground-breaking comedy Goodness Gracious Me and a tribute show featuring Ricky Gervais, Michael Palin and The Goodies.

Dara O'Briain is also fronting a quiz with Richard Osman called All About Two, while the channel's music and sports heritage in shows such as Pot Black and The Old Grey Whistle Test will be celebrated in Pop Goes BBC2 and 50 Years of Sport on BBC2, presented by Sue Barker.

Meanwhile, BBC2's contribution to new comedy will be covered in Inside the Comedy Vaults, featuring long-unseen or early footage of stars such as Ronnie Barker, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

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