Five TV Programmes To Watch With Your Kids On BBC This November!

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It’s going to be a month filled with learning and discovery as BBC premieres a slew of family-friendly programmes that you and your young ones can enjoy together at home, as well as expand your knowledge about current events happening around the world.

Here's what you and your little ones can look forward to this November:

1. Diwali Stunt

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Celebrate the Hindu festival of lights with friends from all across CBeebies’ shows. This seasonal festive episode features stories of togetherness and joy from Thomas & Friends (Pop Goes Thomas, Surprise Surprise), Teletubbies (Tiddlytubby Party), Hey Duggee (THE DECORATING BADGE, The Family Photo Badge, The Dancing Bug Badge), Go Jetters (The Taj Mahal, India).

  • Available on CBeebies (StarHub Channel 303) and BBC Player (from 14 November onwards)

2. Jojo and Gran Gran

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JoJo is almost five, and Gran Gran is her wise and loving grandmother. They live close to each other, and Gran Gran always has something fun planned to do when JoJo comes to visit.

Hop on a learning journey together with Jojo and Gran Gran as they learn and celebrate the meaning of their heritage through fun and meaningful activities such as baking and making music. Being the first animated series to centre around a Black British family, Jojo & Gran Gran is a series that depicts Britain’s diverse culture whilst combining elements of fun, education and adventure.

  • Available on CBeebies (StarHub Channel 303) and BBC Player (from 17 November onwards)

 3. The Singapore Grip

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From the creators of Poldark and Victoria, The Singapore Grip is an ambitious and exotic family saga set in colonial Singapore during World War Two. This epic drama follows the lives and schemes – both commercial and amorous – of a wealthy British family as they struggle to preserve their prosperous business amid cataclysmic world events. Watch how they navigate through uncertain times and overcome the adversities they face during World War II.

A compelling portrait of a society in decline and a family clinging to a world that is crumbling around them, The Singapore Grip is adapted by Oscar¼-winning screenwriter Christopher Hampton from J.G. Farrell’s classic novel.

  • Available on BBC First (StarHub Channel 502) and BBC Player (from 6 November onwards)

4. The Age of Nature

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A fresh look at our relationship with nature, our impact on it, how it works, and how we can begin to restore the balance for life on Earth. There is hope.

At this crucial turning point in our planet’s history, The Age of Nature brings together inspirational contributors, rare archive material and stunning imagery from around the world, to give us a deeper understanding of nature. Are we ready to reconsider our place within it?

  • Available on BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407) and BBC Player (from 2 November onwards)

5. Race Against The Virus: The Hunt For A Vaccine

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With the drama of a scientific thriller, this documentary reveals – through the eyes of the scientists on the frontline – how Covid-19 spreads, and charts the race to develop a vaccine.

  • Available on BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407) and BBC Player (available from 30 November onwards)


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Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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