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Mon 23 Oct

6:00am
Real Lives Reunited
Angel of Mostar & Witchell and Booan
Season 2 Episode 11/15

A British aid worker who led missions to rescue casualties in war-torn eastern Europe meets up with one of the children she saved in the 1990s, while a Clause 28 protestor is reunited with news journalist Nicholas Witchell back at the BBC
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 4 Episode 10/15

Sarah Moore and company visit Surrey, where they seek to rescue and revamp items left at Earlswood Recycling Centre, including an electrical meter and a time-worn table
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
A Matter of Life and Debt
Season 1 Episode 10/15

How a Glasgow credit union helped animal lover Vikkie set up a dog-walking business. Plus, the efforts of musician Dan to get a loan to visit the US to secure a record contact
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
8:00am
The Big Family Cooking Showdown
Season 1 Episode 9/12

Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain present the first semi-final of the competitive cooking show, which sees three of the nine remaining families returning to the kitchen. There they'll face three new culinary challenges which are judged by Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli, with only one team going through to the final
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
23/10/2017
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.6
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
23/10/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
12:00pm
Daily Politics
23/10/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and filmed reports from around the country. Presented by Jo Coburn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
The Code
Season 1 Episode 10/25

Matt Allwright hosts the quiz in which contestants must answer questions to help crack a three-digit code that will open a safe full of money. The jackpot starts at £3,000 and each time contestants fail - and that could be after just one wrong answer - they have to leave immediately and another £500 is added to the prize. With Lesley-Anne Brewis
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
1:45pm
Restoration Home
Coltman Street
Season 3 Episode 6/8

Simon Kelsey had known and loved one particular property in Hull's Coltman Street since he was 10, a grand Victorian town house in one of the most deprived areas of the city that ended up being converted into flats and left to decline. He bought it on the condition that the house was restored into a single dwelling and to a high standard. But with the council worried about slow progress and Simon's funds diminishing fast, could he end up bankrupt and homeless? Caroline Quentin reviews his progress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
2:45pm
Family Finders
Season 2 Episode 6/15

The stories of three half-sisters who have found one another after years apart, and a classic car enthusiast who employed a genealogist to find out about his birth mother
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
3:15pm
Full Steam Ahead
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The team discover how the combination of increased leisure time and affordable rail transport brought a new kind of freedom for working-class Victorians. Ruth Goodman travels along the south Devon coast from Paignton to Kingswear, where she helps prepare a paddle steamer for a journey up the River Dart, while at Swanage, Peter Ginn finds out what it was like to work on the excursion trains and the impact mass tourism had on the area. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
4:15pm
Sea Cities
Plymouth
Season 1 Episode 1/5

People who live and work around Britain's ports and rivers, beginning in Plymouth in the south west. Local entrepreneur Ben Squire is struggling to make ends meet during a busy summer season, but with a fishing operation, boat trips and a cafe to juggle, it isn't proving easy. The new ship's company of HMS Sutherland also face a testing time as they try to prove they are up to the job so the vessel can rejoin active service in the Royal Navy
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
5:15pm
Flog It!
Somerset 30
Season 12 Episode 50/60

Charlie Ross and Christina Trevanion evaluate antiques at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, situated on the Navy's largest aviation base, HMS Heron in Yeovilton, Somerset. Plus, Paul Martin travels to London to find out more about renowned scientist Thomas Young
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 4/85

Quiz show hosted by Jeremy Vine in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
Season 15 Episode 21/

Zoe Ball is joined by the fourth couple to be voted out by the judges after the dance-off, as well as talking to the pair who survived and looking at the choreography from Saturday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.1
7:00pm
Grenfell Tower - Life and Death on the 21st Floor
In a report first broadcast on Newsnight, Katie Razzall pieces together the events of the night of June 14, when fire spread through the west London tower block, telling the stories of those who lived and died on that tragic night
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

7:30pm
University Challenge
Season 24 Episode 14/37

The academic quiz's first-round matches reach a conclusion, with four students from Merton College, Oxford, pitting their wits against a team from King's College London in a bid to reach the second stage of the competition. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
Autumnwatch
Autumnwatch 2017
Season 12 Episode 1/4

New series. Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games return to showcase the season's wildlife from their base at the National Trust's Sherborne Park in Gloucestershire, updating viewers on some of the characters seen at the end of Springwatch and introducing a whole host of new faces. Meanwhile, Gillian Burke is on the south coast to put urban foxes through their paces in a new intelligence test
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
9:00pm
Elizabeth I's Secret Agents
Season 1 Episode 1/3

New series. Documentary featuring dramatic reconstructions and interviews with historians to examine the network of spymasters and secret agents that helped protect Elizabeth I from assassination, terror and treason for more than 40 years. The first edition reveals how the pope's declaration of Elizabeth as a heretic 12 years into her reign set England's Catholics against her, leading the queen to charge William Cecil with the task of stopping assassins getting through, and the huge espionage network he established saw his spies break Catholic conspiracies at home and abroad
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
10:00pm
W1A
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Claudia Winkleman is close to signing a deal which would keep her at the BBC, but the revelation that an almost identical format to On Your Bike has been developed and offered to Amanda Holden throws a spanner in the works. In the wake of a potentially very expensive lawsuit against the BBC, Izzy volunteers to take the flak and is summoned to the Director General's office, while BBC Me is nearing its official launch - but it's not clear who will be leading the charge to the finish line. Spoof documentary, starring Hugh Bonneville. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
10:30pm
Newsnight
23/10/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:15pm
Chris Packham: Asperger's and Me
The naturalist and broadcaster offers a personal and brutally honest account of his life coping with Asperger's Syndrome, reflecting on the devastating struggles of his adolescence. With scientific advances offering new possibilities to treat his condition, he travels to America to witness radical therapies that appear to offer the chance of entirely eradicating problematic autistic traits, while his long-term partner Charlotte talks about the problems Asperger's creates in their relationship
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
12:15am
Lucy Worsley's Nights at the Opera
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. The history of some of the world's greatest operas, and how they reflect the hopes and fears of the cultures they were written in. The first episode focuses on four operas written in Europe between the 17th and 19th centuries - Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Beethoven's Fidelio and Verdi's Nabucco - and explores the political backdrop of the time
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 0.5
1:15am
Countryfile
Nature Strikes Back Compilation
Season 2017

Ellie Harrison visits Wakehurst Place in Sussex that was devastated in the 1987 hurricane, and discovers how the estate was repaired and its trees replanted, becoming a showcase for global conservation. She also presents reports from the Countryfile archives on places that have needed to be rebuilt due to destructive weather
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.7
2:10am
The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed
Grow
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Chris and Xand van Tulleken explore the secrets of the body, beginning with the changes it goes through. They examine why human childhood is longer than any other creature on earth, reveal the communities of microbes - the microbiome - that people cultivate throughout their lives, and uncover the mysterious trigger from child to adult
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.6
3:10am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Tue 24 Oct

6:00am
Real Lives Reunited
Queen's River Pageant & Thatcher's Last Day
Season 2 Episode 12/15

The organisers of the 2012 Queen's Diamond Jubilee River Pageant meet again, before retracing the route down the Thames. Plus, Margaret Thatcher's driver and bodyguard on the day she left Downing Street for the last time meets the photographer who took a famous picture of the former leader in tears
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 4 Episode 11/15

Sarah Moore salvages three more items from Earlswood recycling centre in Redhill, Surrey, transforming worn-out windsurfing sails, an old desk and a vintage lamp
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
A Matter of Life and Debt
Season 1 Episode 11/15

Loans adviser Sarah catches up with former nurse Marion nine months after the launch of her dog spa. Plus, how pay-day loans plunged a young man into debt
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
8:00am
Billion Dollar Deals and How They Changed Your World
Money
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Jacques Peretti explores the deals that shaped the way people understand money. From the invention of PayPal in the 1990s to the smartphone app economy that followed 10 years later, he reveals how technology giants brought about the digital payment revolution. He investigates why people are choosing to turn their backs on using cash, as card and contactless transactions become the most popular way for people to spend their money, and explores what is going on behind-the-scenes in the world of digitalised spending
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
24/10/2017
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.6
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
24/10/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
12:00pm
Daily Politics
24/10/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and filmed reports from around the country. Presented by Jo Coburn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
The Code
Season 1 Episode 11/25

Matt Allwright hosts the quiz in which contestants must answer questions to help crack a three-digit code that will open a safe full of money. The jackpot starts at £3,000 and each time contestants fail - and that could be after just one wrong answer - they have to leave immediately and another £500 is added to the prize. Matt is assisted by quiz expert Lesley-Anne Brewis
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
1:45pm
Restoration Home
St Peter's Barn
Season 3 Episode 7/8

Caroline Quentin meets Graham and Nicola, who bought a 17th-century barn near Norwich in the hope of transforming the cathedral-sized building into a family home. When builder Graham takes on the massive task of restoring the roof himself, he discovers it is being supported by just one rotten beam, and as he battles to save it, the historical investigation throws up a surprise link to a famous architect
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
2:45pm
Family Finders
Season 2 Episode 7/15

Simon Wrigley discovers a a whole family he never knew about on the Isle of Wight and Lynn Lewis discovered that her parents had had a baby together when they were just teenagers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
3:15pm
World's Busiest Railway 2015
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Dan Snow, Anita Rani, Robert Llewellyn and John Sergeant go behind the scenes at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, revealing the science, systems and staff responsible for keeping this supersized transport system running to schedule. In the opening edition, Dan, Anita and Robert experience conditions known as `super dense crush load' as they ride on the world's busiest commuter trains, while John heads to Darjeeling's steam-powered hill railway to examine the historical connection between tea and trains
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
4:15pm
Sea Cities
Tyneside
Season 1 Episode 2/5

A visit to the Shields Ferry during the Great North Run, which provides staff with the busiest day of the year, and a look at economic challenges facing Tyneside's largest manufacturing yard OGN. Plus, life within South Shields Marine School, where Chris Falconer and Ryan Bird are training to be deck officers
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
5:15pm
Flog It!
Manchester 34
Season 12 Episode 25/60

Paul Martin and the team visit Manchester, where antiques experts Caroline Hawley and Anita Manning examine items brought in by members of the public, including an autograph by a well-known person and a concertina. Meanwhile, the presenter explores the city's musical history from the Halle Orchestra to Happy Mondays
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 5/85

Quiz show presented by Jeremy Vine in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
Season 15 Episode 22/

Zoe Ball chats to the couple who avoided elimination in Sunday night's dance-off and the weekend's choreography is analysed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.1
7:00pm
Back in Time for Dinner
Further Back in Time for Dinner: 1930s
Season 5 Episode 4/6

The family discover a surprising decade of progress and optimism as they journey through the 1930s, with their larder now stuffed with familiar brands and snacks. Brandon and Rochelle take a trip out for dinner in their very first family car and there is popcorn to go with their own home cinema, but the family's old servant Debbie finds out that the 1930s bring hard times for working women such as her. However, as 1939 comes around the family's hopes for the future are dashed as their final party is interrupted by an historic radio announcement
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
8:00pm
Autumnwatch
Autumnwatch 2017
Season 12 Episode 2/4

Gillian Burke reveals the latest in her fox intelligence test from an urban garden in Bournemouth, while Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games are live from the Gloucestershire countryside. They'll be reporting on otters, owls, badgers and blackbirds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
9:00pm
This World
This World: Calais, The End of the Jungle
Filmed deep inside the notorious migrant camp, cameras document the final days of the `Calais Jungle' as the largest migrant settlement in Europe erupted into flames. A year on from the eviction, Dan Reed charts the dilemmas faced by the French police and the team of British volunteers largely responsible for the creation of the camp
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
10:00pm
Later Live - with Jools Holland
Season 51 Episode 5/6

Live version of the music programme, featuring performances by Welsh rockers Stereophonics. Jools Holland also welcomes New Orleans folk-blues band Hurray for the Riff Raff, California-born, Ghana-raised Moses Sumney, British guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson, and Japanese pianist Hiromi. Plus, Californian singer-songwriter Jake Smith, aka the White Buffalo, and jazz vocalist Zara McFarlane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
10:30pm
Newsnight
24/10/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:15pm
Elizabeth I's Secret Agents
Season 1 Episode 1/3

New series. Documentary featuring dramatic reconstructions and interviews with historians to examine the network of spymasters and secret agents that helped protect Elizabeth I from assassination, terror and treason for more than 40 years. The first edition reveals how the pope's declaration of Elizabeth as a heretic 12 years into her reign set England's Catholics against her, leading the queen to charge William Cecil with the task of stopping assassins getting through, and the huge espionage network he established saw his spies break Catholic conspiracies at home and abroad
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
12:15am
NFL This Week
2017/18 Week Seven
Action from the week seven fixtures, including Green Bay Packers v New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots v Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants v Seattle Seahawks
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
1:05am
The Apprentice
Robots
Season 13 Episode 3/14

This week, Lord Sugar summons the contestants to London's new Design Museum, where the teams find out that they are to create, program and sell a prototype robot. The boys team create a product targeting the over 60s market, but their patronising approach does not impress the retailers. Meanwhile, the girls opt for the children's market, but an appalling pitch sees their team in melt down
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.5
2:05am
Russia with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The traveller's second leg of his journey across Russia takes him from south-east Siberia to the far south west and the majestic Caucasus Mountains. Along the way he stops off at the oldest lake on earth, witnesses a commemoration of the Second World War in the city of Irkutsk and visits a cafe where patriotic staff and punters perform a daily rendition of the national anthem. He also finds out how the collapse of communism has seen millions of disenchanted Russians join new sects and religions, with one community worshipping a man claiming to be the reincarnation of Christ
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.7
3:05am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Wed 25 Oct

6:00am
Real Lives Reunited
Windrush & Clinton Visit
Season 2 Episode 13/15

Four people who were on the Empire Windrush - the boat that brought West Indians to the UK in 1948 - are reunited and make an emotional return to the Essex port of Tilbury where it docked. Plus, people who met Bill and Hillary Clinton when they travelled to Northern Ireland to revive the peace process in 1995 reflect on the historic visit. Narrated by Jeremy Vine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 4 Episode 12/15

Sarah Moore transforms and then sells a pink armchair, a rusty old bucket, and an unwanted painting before giving the profits to the owners
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
A Matter of Life and Debt
Season 1 Episode 12/15

A mum of six who went from bankruptcy to being a successful florist, and a man who taught himself the tricks of the trade and ended up making chocolate for the Queen
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
8:00am
Great British Menu
Great British Menu: The Finals: Finals Starter
Season 12 Episode 41/45

It's finals week as the eight winners of the regional heats do battle to get their dishes on the menu for the banquet celebrating 140 years of the Wimbledon Championships. The chefs begins with the starter course, with Oliver Peyton, Matthew Fort and Andi Oliver joined by guest judge Sue Barker, host of the BBC's coverage of the tennis tournament for more than 20 years and a former British number one
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
25/10/2017
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.6
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
25/10/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
11:30am
Daily Politics
25/10/2017
Coverage of Prime Minister's Questions from the House of Commons at 12.00, interspersed with discussions, interviews and reports from around the country
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
The Code
Season 1 Episode 12/25

Matt Allwright hosts the quiz in which contestants must answer questions to help crack a three-digit code that will open a safe full of money. The jackpot starts at £3,000 and each time contestants fail - and that could be after just one wrong answer - they have to leave immediately and another £500 is added to the prize. Matt is assisted by quiz expert Lesley-Anne Brewis
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
1:45pm
Restoration Home
Barnhill
Season 3 Episode 8/8

Geri and her husband Kevin bought an 18th-century property in Devon after falling for its gothic arches, quirky architectural features and a glass lantern-like cupola, but discovered it was in a critical condition. The expected budget for repairs quickly doubles and Geri has to take over management of the build herself - but then the true impact of trying to undo more than 200 years of amateur construction hits home. Caroline Quentin presents
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.5
2:45pm
Family Finders
Season 2 Episode 8/15

A woman from Bristol, given up for adoption when she was very young, meets other members of her family from Ireland, and a woman searches for her long lost half-brother
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
3:15pm
World's Busiest Railway 2015
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Robert Llewellyn go behind the scenes at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to find out what role it plays in long distance travel across India. The station team have to service trains that can be more than 500 metres in length and Robert joins them to watch the quick turnaround in action. Dan goes behind the scenes with the teams who process more than 25,000 dirty sheets a day and ensure that everyone on board is fed and watered, while Anita takes a long distance sleeper across India to discover who is travellling and what the conditions are like on board. Plus, a look at one of the country's poshest trains, which costs £600 per night
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
4:15pm
Sea Cities
Portsmouth
Season 1 Episode 3/5

The working lives of people in and around Britain's port cities, heading to Portsmouth on the south coast, one of three homes to the Royal Navy in the UK. On Her Majesty's Naval Base, three candidates battle for places at the Royal Marines School of Music, while HMS Severn returns home after a seven-month mission patrolling Caribbean waters. Meanwhile, fruit quality inspector Mathew Read talks about his 20-year career ensuring the vast supply of Britain's bananas is ship-shape, and maintaining the rigging of a historic ship requires a good head for heights
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
5:15pm
Flog It!
Suffolk 38
Season 12 Episode 38/60

Presenter Paul Martin and antiques experts Adam Partridge and Philip Serrell visit Ickworth House, a classical mansion near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. The team picks out a selection of interesting collectibles to be sold at auction, including a pair of light cavalry swords. Plus, Paul visits two unusual landmarks, a town centre lighthouse and the Southwold to Walberswick ferry
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 6/85

Quiz show presented by Jeremy Vine in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
Season 15 Episode 23/

Zoe Ball finds out the latest news from the celebrity contestants and their professional partners. Plus, Ian Waite casts his expert eye over our couples' latest training footage
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.1
7:00pm
Back in Time for Dinner
Further Back in Time for Dinner: 1940s
Season 5 Episode 5/6

The Robshaws enter the 1940s and experience a decade dominated by war and entirely fuelled by rations, including powdered egg, nettles on toast and imitation brawn. They are even one family member down as Fred is evacuated to the countryside, but the war brings them together too as they share a Woolton pie in their very own Anderson shelter, the girls go dancing with Debbie and some GIs, and they all start to recognise how the family meal to bring them together in the good and bad times
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
8:00pm
Autumnwatch
Autumnwatch 2017
Season 12 Episode 3/4

Live from their base in the heart of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan share news from the wildlife cameras over the past 24 hours, and Martin Hughes-Games tries his hand at the unusual art of 'worm-charming'. Plus, Gillian Burke visits the UK's newest population of wild beavers in Cornwall
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
9:00pm
Army: Behind the New Frontlines
The New Cold War
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Soldiers from 5 Rifles infantry battalion train in Canada before they are deployed to take part in a major NATO operation in Estonia aimed at deterring Russian expansion into Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, while troops from 1 Mercian help to train Ukrainian soldiers to defend their country
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
10:00pm
The Apprentice: You're Fired
Stadium Sales
Season 13 Episode 4/12

An interview with the show's freshly rejected candidate, who reveals what it is really like to be in the firing line. Studio guests also discuss their views on what has happened in this week's episode. Hosted by Rhod Gilbert
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
10:30pm
Newsnight
25/10/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:15pm
Louis Theroux: Dark States
Louis Theroux: Dark States - Murder In Milwaukee
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The reporter examines gun crime and racial tensions in the US city, where the homicide rate is 12 times the national average and the police are frequently regarded with distrust. He follows the police department's homicide officers as they investigate a shooting, spends time with a family that has lost a loved one to gun crime, and meets a former gang leader who has become a social activist dedicated to finding solutions to her city's problems. He also examines the impact of a recent police shooting. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.4
12:15am
Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
Season 1 Episode 1/3

The stories of people seeking a home in Europe, from families forced to flee war and persecution, to economic migrants searching for a more prosperous life, told through the footage they shot on cameraphones given to them by the production team. The first edition features 11-year-old Isra'a, who is selling blackmarket cigarettes so that her extended family can pay smugglers to take them across the Mediterranean on a dinghy, while 27-year-old Hassan is fleeing imprisonment and torture in his native Damascus and is desperate to make the crossing at all costs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:15am
Sir Bobby Charlton at 80
Documentary celebrating the life and career of the former Manchester United footballer, who won the World Cup with England on home soil in 1966, as he approaches his 80th birthday. Charlton survived the tragedy of the Munich air disaster in 1958, which killed several of his United team-mates, and he became a crucial figure in the club's resurgence, winning two league titles and the European Cup. Featuring archive footage and interviews with the man himself, as well as Alex Ferguson, Eric Cantona, Geoff Hurst, Denis Law, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney, who surpassed Charlton's all-time goalscoring records for both Manchester United and England
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
2:20am
Chris Coleman: Dare to Dream
A profile of the Wales football manager, telling the story of the highs and lows of a playing career cut short by a car crash, the tragic circumstances in which he took over his dream job and how he ended almost 60 years of heartache to take Wales to the semi-finals of last year's European Championships
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 10
3:20am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Thu 26 Oct

6:00am
Real Lives Reunited
Lockerbie & Riverdance
Season 2 Episode 14/15

Eyewitnesses to the Lockerbie plane disaster reunite to reflect on the events of that fateful night in December 1988 and the profound effect it had on their lives. Plus, members of the original Riverdance troupe, which impressed the world in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, put on their dancing shoes once more. Narrated by Jeremy Vine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 4 Episode 13/15

Jay Blades salvages three more items from Altrincham Recycling Centre, including garden vases, floorboards, and a bamboo lounger
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
A Matter of Life and Debt
Season 1 Episode 13/15

A loan helps cancer survivor Cate retrain as a nurse, and a young pet fanatic gets a loan that helps him turn his love of lizards into an award-winning business
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
8:00am
Council House Crackdown
Season 3 Episode 1/3

Michelle Ackerley uncovers outrageous cases of rogue tenants and fraudsters, including a woman caught on camera faking a disability to gain a council flat and a tenant making £1500 a month from illegally subletting his housing association property
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.9
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
26/10/2017
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.6
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
26/10/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
12:00pm
Daily Politics
Jo Coburn and her guests discuss the latest parliamentary proceedings and what has been happening in the world of politics
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
The Code
Season 1 Episode 13/25

Matt Allwright hosts the quiz in which contestants must answer questions to help crack a three-digit code that will open a safe full of money. The jackpot starts at £3,000 and each time contestants fail - and that could be after just one wrong answer - they have to leave immediately and another £500 is added to the prize. Matt is assisted by quiz expert Lesley-Anne Brewis
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
1:45pm
The Planners
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Documentary following the work of council planning officers, whose rulings can make homeowners' dreams come true or bring them crashing down. In the first episode, three national house-building companies propose to construct 540 new homes on a greenfield site outside Winsford in Cheshire, but some locals are not happy and will stop at nothing to derail the development. A Cheltenham couple erect a mock-up of their neighbour's extension to highlight their concerns to planners, while retirees in a conservation area in the heart of Chester submit an application to put up 17 solar panels on their garage roof. Barbara Flynn narrates
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
2:45pm
Family Finders
Basharat & Silva/Michael, Brenda & Janet
Season 2 Episode 9/15

Twins look for their half-sister who was born while their father was away in the Second World War. Plus, a Pakistani woman who has been trying to trace her grandmother for 10 years
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
3:15pm
World's Busiest Railway 2015
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Robert Llewellyn visits Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus's repair facility, where carriages are dispatched for annual MOTs, while Anita Rani samples a commute by road in Mumbai
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
4:15pm
Sea Cities
The Humber Estuary
Season 1 Episode 4/5

The Humber estuary boasts three major ports - Hull, Goole and Immingham - united by a stretch of river that is treacherous but economically essential for Britain's east coast and beyond. As this film reveals, ships' pilots rely heavily on the work of the back-up staff who chart and mark the shipping lanes in the shifting river bed as well as those teams that clear the moving silt. In addition to those workers, this documentary also follows best friends Dave Taft and Gavin Feldt as they ready their powerboats for a Grand Prix of the Sea event
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
5:15pm
Flog It!
Leicestershire 44
Season 12 Episode 44/60

Antiques experts Thomas Plant and Catherine Southon search for valuable collectables at Leicester's De Montfort Hall, and presenter Paul Martin discovers the story of one woman's flamboyant life and passion for interior design at Kelmarsh Hall
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 17 Episode 71/100

Quiz in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize. Jeremy Vine presents
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
Season 15 Episode 24/

Zoe Ball talks to more pro-celebrity couples, Ian Waite examines the contestants' training footage and Vicky Gill gives an exclusive look at some of the costumes for Saturday night
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.1
7:00pm
Back in Time for Dinner
Further Back in Time for Dinner
Season 5 Episode 6/6

The family reflect on their time travels, discovering that much of what they experienced in the past, still lives on around our dinner tables today. Polly Russell shows them the delights of a contemporary canned meal, and Brandon and Rochelle sample a Peruvian dinner with co-presenter Giles Coren. Finally the Robshaws share a celebratory meal with Giles and Polly as they realise how many of our historical eating habits are still a treasured part of modern family mealtimes. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
8:00pm
Autumnwatch
Autumnwatch 2017
Season 12 Episode 4/4

After a busy week in the Gloucestershire countryside, Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan, Martin Hughes-Games and Gillian Burke look back at the stories they have covered. There is a final update on the fox intelligence experiment and a chance to drop in on the live cameras around the estate before saying a final goodbye to the animals that have provided the week's entertainment. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
9:00pm
The Big Family Cooking Showdown
Season 1 Episode 11/12

Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain present the last semi-final, which sees the Pigotts and the Bellamores joined by a third wildcard family - chosen by Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli from the runners-up. The teams face three new culinary challenges - Perfect Puddings, Nation's Favourite with a Twist and What's in the Fridge? - but as ever, only one trio can go through to the final. Hosted by Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
10:00pm
MOTD: The Premier League Show
Gabby Logan presents the magazine programme featuring news and action from the Premier League, plus interviews with the country's biggest football stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
10:30pm
Newsnight
26/10/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:15pm
Army: Behind the New Frontlines
The New Cold War
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Soldiers from 5 Rifles infantry battalion train in Canada before they are deployed to take part in a major NATO operation in Estonia aimed at deterring Russian expansion into Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, while troops from 1 Mercian help to train Ukrainian soldiers to defend their country
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
12:15am
Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Syrian Kurd Ahmad reaches Athens, where he buys a fake passport that he can use to fly to France, although his first attempt to reach the UK almost ends in disaster. Also leaving Athens is 24-year-old Sadiq from Afghanistan, who is fleeing Taliban repression and violence, and heading to Finland, a country of which he's never even seen a picture
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:15am
Stop All the Clocks: WH Auden in an Age of Anxiety
In 1982, documentary maker Adam Low directed The Auden Landscape, the first filmic portrait of WH Auden to come in the wake of his death in 1973. Now, 35 years later, Low turns his focus back to Auden, to identify how the poet, who began as an emerging star of the literary scene of 1930s Britain, came to create verses that would resonate as well in the 21st century as they did in the 20th. Auden's work enjoyed a surge of popularity following its application to a poignant scene in Four Weddings and a Funeral, and a poem with which he had a particularly troubled relationship became an anthem of grief for the people of New York following the 9/11 terror attacks. Here, Alan Bennett, Polly Clark, Alexander McCall Smith, Richard Curtis, James Fenton and Paul Muldoon join Low is celebrating the impact and relevance of Auden's voice
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.7
2:15am
This Farming Life
Season 2 Episode 6/12

Alone on the farm, Mel has to act quickly to help a trapped bull. The Holstein Society assessor comes to judge the merits of the Roans' herd, an avian flu scare puts Robin and Penny's hens on lockdown, and David is called to the rescue when a cow gets stuck in a bog
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 8.2
3:15am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Fri 27 Oct

6:00am
Real Lives Reunited
Ibrox & Come Dancing
Season 2 Episode 15/15

A survivor of the 1971 Ibrox disaster meets some of the first aiders who helped to save lives during the crush at the Old Firm game in Glasgow, before returning to the ground to see how the stadium has changed. Two couples who competed in the first international final of Come Dancing in 1974 take to the floor once more for another contest between England and Wales
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 4 Episode 14/15

Sarah Moore sees what people are about to throw away at a Surrey recycling centre, rescuing two car axle stands, a farmhouse table and some rusty old railings for transformation
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
A Matter of Life and Debt
Season 1 Episode 14/15

Two brothers who used a loan to start a business in which they make furniture from parts of old planes. Plus, an 18-year-old who found himself in debt after his mother's death
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
8:00am
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 29/31

Monty Don adds gooseberries to his fruit garden, divides and moves herbaceous perennials and advises on the best bulbs to plant for cut flowers next year. Frances Tophill meets a couple who have devised a meticulous method of protecting tender plants over the winter, while Adam Frost gives design tips on placing and planting trees. Nick Bailey explores a myriad of colour in leaf, bark and berry when he travels to Bluebell Arboretum in Leicestershire, and Arit Anderson is in Yorkshire where she finds out about a project using innovative techniques for producing food
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
Live Rugby League World Cup
Australia v England
Australia v England (Kick-off 10.00am). Mark Chapman presents coverage of the opening match of the tournament, a Group A fixture staged at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium. England reached the semi-finals on home soil four years, but fell agonisingly short against eventual runners-up New Zealand, with Shaun Johnson scoring a sensational last-minute try to give the Kiwis a 20-18 victory. Head coach Wayne Bennett will be hoping to mastermind a win here against the country of his birth. With commentary by Dave Woods
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:15pm
Daily Politics
27/10/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and filmed reports from around the country. Presented by Jo Coburn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
The Code
Season 1 Episode 14/25

Matt Allwright hosts the quiz in which contestants must answer questions to help crack a three-digit code that will open a safe full of money. The jackpot starts at £3,000 and each time contestants fail - and that could be after just one wrong answer - they have to leave immediately and another £500 is added to the prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
1:45pm
The Planners
Season 1 Episode 2/8

An application to erect a shed to accommodate 169,000 chickens faces huge opposition in the Scottish Borders, while a Cheshire enforcement officer takes drastic action against a man who has been dumping rubbish in his garden for more than 20 years. In Gloucestershire, residents fight a proposal to build new homes on an ancient field near the heart of their village, and a couple's dream to construct a modern house in a conservation area hangs in the balance. Barbara Flynn narrates
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
2:45pm
Family Finders
Season 2 Episode 10/15

A woman seeks information regarding her father, who she lost touch with after the Second World War, learning that he had another daughter, who is still alive. Plus, a 66-year-old man seeks information of his big sister, who he lost touch with then they were separated as foster children
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
3:15pm
World's Busiest Railway 2015
The World's Busiest Railway
Season 1 Episode 4/4

The team considers the challenges faced by Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and ask what the future holds for the city's 5.5million rail commuters. Anita Rani tackles the railway's head of safety on the measures they're taking to reduce the fatality rate of nine people a day, while Dan Snow meets two eyewitnesses to 2008's terror attacks that claimed the lives of 52 people at the station. John Sergeant reveals the heavy human cost of building the line that connects Mumbai to the south and east of India, and Robert Llewellyn fulfills a childhood dream and becomes a train driver for a day. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
4:15pm
Sea Cities
Liverpool
Season 1 Episode 5/5

The working lives of people on Liverpool's waterfront. The city's cruise terminal manager Angie Redhead has a big day ahead as she heads up a 175th-anniversary visit by Cunard Line's Three Queens cruise ships, which rendezvous in the Mersey to perform a special river dance. The Mersey is also the scene for an annual charity swim, although rain, cold water and even jellyfish conspire against the brave souls raising cash for their favourite causes. Plus, the Carmet Tug Company, a three-generation local firm that operates up and down the Manchester Ship Canal. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
5:15pm
Flog It!
Newcastle 49
Season 12 Episode 42/60

Members of the public bring their antiques and collectibles along to the Discovery Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne, where experts Nick Davies and Adam Partridge examine memorabilia from the First and Second World Wars. Plus, presenter Paul Martin travels to the birth place of Thomas Bewick, the Northumbrian engraver
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
Season 15 Episode 25/

Zoe Ball is joined by some of the show's famous fans, who share their thoughts on the stars' progress. Plus, Gethin Jones provides a rehearsals update from the studios in Elstree
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.1
7:00pm
Will Britain Ever Have a Black Prime Minister?
David Harewood presents a documentary examining the obstacles that exist in British society that make it difficult for black people to fulfil their potential and rise to positions of power and influence. He examines some of the nation's biggest institutions, from top universities to the BBC to expose the factors that limit black people from advancing within the organisation. By examining statistics, he is able to calculate the precise likelihood of someone with his background ever leading a government
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
8:00pm
Mastermind
Season 15 Episode 13/31

John Humphrys hosts the quiz as more contenders brave the infamous black chair. The specialist subjects in the first round are TV sitcom Porridge, art collector, bohemian and socialite Peggy Guggenheim, rock band Deep Purple and Bernard Cornwell's Warlord Chronicles. As usual, the second round comprises general knowledge questions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
8:30pm
Only Connect
Eco-Warriors v Snake Charmers
Season 13 Episode 14/37

Victoria Coren Mitchell presents as the Eco-Warriors take on the Snake Charmers in a round two game of the quiz testing general knowledge and lateral thinking. The players must make connections between four things that may at first not appear to be linked, with one set of clues comprising Pressed, Stained, Little Hood and American
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.7
9:00pm
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 31/31

Frances Tophill helps a viewer whose overgrown pond needs some renovation, while Adam Frost visits a garden in Nottinghamshire where the season of winter highlights its design. The programme also celebrates the humble snowdrop and pays a visit to Eunice Mcghie who, at 83, still teaches gardening to young people in her back garden in Handsworth, Birmingham. Monty Don rounds up the series with ideas for pots that will remain colourful throughout winter and gives tips on how to protect tender banana plants and harvests pumpkins. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
10:00pm
QI
Organisms
Season 15 Episode 2/

Nish Kumar, Holly Walsh and Cariad Lloyd join regular panellist Alan Davies and host Sandi Toksvig for an unconventional look at multiple organisms, with questions touching on the world's deadliest hunter, a photographer hidden inside an ox, and a juggling otter. As ever, the quiz sees correctness and even intelligence go out of the window, as the fiendishly difficult questions lead to points being awarded for the answers its questionmaster finds most interesting, as opposed to correct
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:30pm
Newsnight
27/10/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Kirsty Wark
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:05pm
Snowfall
Slow Hand
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Franklin is determined to recover his stolen money and get revenge on the people who took it, and Leon knows someone who might be able to help him achieve his goals. Teddy receives an unexpected visitor just as he and Alejandro are setting up a major arms deal, while Oso, Lucia and Pedro need a fall guy to hand over to Ramiro
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
11:50pm
Rugby League World Cup
Australia v England
Australia v England. Action from the opening match of the tournament, a Group A fixture staged at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium. England reached the semi-finals on home soil four years, but fell agonisingly short against eventual runners-up New Zealand, with Shaun Johnson scoring a sensational last-minute try to give the Kiwis a 20-18 victory. Head coach Wayne Bennett will have been hoping to mastermind a win here against the country of his birth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
12:20am
Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Syrian Kurd Ahmad's attempt to be smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry finally pays off, and he is sent to Wakefield while his asylum claim is processed. Meanwhile, 21-year-old Alaigie prepares to leave Gambia to travel to Italy to find work, however his dangerous journey does not go as hoped. Twenty-seven-year-old Hassan, who survived the sinking of his dinghy in the Mediterranean, has reached Calais, but every attempt to board a train or lorry is thwarted. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
1:20am
Panorama
Life at 100
There are around 14,500 centenarians in the UK and that number is predicted to double every 10 years, with one in every three babies born now likely to live to be at least 100. Joan Bakewell presents this Panorama special following seven people who have reached 100 years or more, looking at their lives, needs and expectations
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.2
2:20am
20 Years of Power with Huw Edwards
Two decades on from devolution referendum, the newsreader goes on a 500-mile journey around Wales to assess the impact of the vote on the country. On his journey, he meets some of those working in the education, the health service and economic sectors to find out what difference the Welsh Assembly has made to people's lives
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

3:20am
Louis Theroux: Dark States
Louis Theroux: Dark States - Heroin Town: Heroin Town
Season 1 Episode 1/3

In Huntington, West Virginia, Louis Theroux embeds himself in an Appalachian community that is being devastated and stretched to its limits by widespread heroin use. He spends time with members of the user community that are caught in the grip of drug addiction, and follows the emergency services as they struggle to cope with multiple overdoses each day
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.4
4:20am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Sat 28 Oct

6:15am
How We Won the War
South-West England
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Jules Hudson discovers how a group of knitters in south-west England helped support troops during the Second World War, and learns why green-coloured honey was introduced during wartime - though it failed to find favour in rationing-era Britain. He also meets relatives of female special agents who carried out missions in occupied Europe
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.3
6:45am
Animal Park Summer Special
Season 1 Episode 3/5

The long, hot summer has caused the safari park's cheetahs to become lazy, so the keepers construct a contraption that could ignite their hunting mode
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:30am
Naomi's Nightmares of Nature
Home Sweet Home
Season 4 Episode 3/15

Naomi Wilkinson teams up with a band of intrepid viewers to explore some of the weird, dangerous and scary nightmares found in the average home
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.5
8:00am
Deadly 60
Southern States
Season 3 Episode 18/26

Steve Backshall visits the southern states of America, where he spots a wild alligator and learns about the carnivorous Venus flytrap
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.5
8:30am
Show Me What You're Made Of
Onesies
Season 6 Episode 3/5

The five pampered teens make onesies in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, but it is more difficult than it looks
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
9:00am
Saturday Mash-Up!
Season 1 Episode 5/12

The Vamps and the stars of The Next Step visit the studio, and Camilla Cabello answers questions in Stars Behind Bars. Plus, Hacker hangs out with JoJo Siwa. Includes episodes of Danger Mouse, Zig and Zag. The Next Step and Ooglies Funsize
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
11:00am
Nature's Weirdest Events
Season 4 Episode 1/3

Chris Packham investigates another selection of unusual natural events, with the help of eyewitness accounts and film clips, and input from scientists. The first edition features scores of pigs swimming in the Caribbean, a tiny tick that is turning Americans to vegetarianism and a giant worm that is invading fish tanks
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
12:00pm
Rick Stein's Long Weekends
Vienna
Season 1 Episode 4/10

The chef visits Vienna, the city that once ran the Austro-Hungarian Empire and continues to be home to comfort dishes such as tafelspitz and goulash, and which gave its name to one of Europe's most popular dishes - the Wiener schnitzel. Rick learns the essential etiquette to the Austrian capital's coffee house culture and indulges in its sweet tooth by enjoying a plate or two of apple strudel and Sacher torte. He also finds time to enjoy the traditional music of the country, typically Mozart and Strauss
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
1:00pm
Bargain Hunt
28/10/2017
Two teams are challenged to scour an antiques fair and pick up bargains to sell for profit at auction
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3
2:00pm
Italy Unpacked
Northern Italy Unpacked: Land of Many Treasures
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli conclude their tour in Piedmont, where they visit an abbey on an ancient pilgrimage route linking Canterbury and Rome. They get the chance to go truffle hunting with a local man and his dog, and have a succulent breakfast with one of their finds. In the region's capital Turin, Giorgio chats to Carlo Petrini, founder of the International Slow Food Movement, while Andrew enjoys the baroque architecture found all over the city. Finally, they head to a sacred site in Varallo, where the mountain-top chapels are full of waxworks depicting scenes including the Massacre of the Innocents. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
3:00pm
Flog It!
Lancaster
Season 7 Episode 18/23

Experts Anita Manning and Philip Serrell are in Lancaster, where members of the public are invited to try to make money out of their antiques by taking a risk at auction. Presenter Paul Martin visits Gillows, one of Britain's leading furniture-makers
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
4:00pm
Mastermind
Season 15 Episode 13/31

John Humphrys hosts the quiz as more contenders brave the infamous black chair. The specialist subjects in the first round are TV sitcom Porridge, art collector, bohemian and socialite Peggy Guggenheim, rock band Deep Purple and Bernard Cornwell's Warlord Chronicles. As usual, the second round comprises general knowledge questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
4:30pm
The Big Family Cooking Showdown
Season 1 Episode 11/12

Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain present the last semi-final, which sees the Pigotts and the Bellamores joined by a third wildcard family - chosen by Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli from the runners-up. The teams face three new culinary challenges - Perfect Puddings, Nation's Favourite with a Twist and What's in the Fridge? - but as ever, only one trio can go through to the final. Hosted by Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
5:30pm
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 31/31

Frances Tophill helps a viewer whose overgrown pond needs some renovation, while Adam Frost visits a garden in Nottinghamshire where the season of winter highlights its design. The programme also celebrates the humble snowdrop and pays a visit to Eunice Mcghie who, at 83, still teaches gardening to young people in her back garden in Handsworth, Birmingham. Monty Don rounds up the series with ideas for pots that will remain colourful throughout winter and gives tips on how to protect tender banana plants and harvests pumpkins. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
6:30pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
JK Rowling
Season 8 Episode 2/10

Harry Potter author JK Rowling investigates her mother's French roots, tracing the background of her great-grandfather Louis Volant, and discovering the truth behind a family belief that he was awarded the prestigious Legion d'honneur during the First World War. Researching further, she finds an ancestor who triumphed against the odds, and discovers how war almost transformed her family's identity
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
7:30pm
Front Row
Season 1 Episode 6/

Historian Mary Beard brings her passion for the classics to the cultural review show, as she visits The Roman Singularity exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum in London. Artist Nathan Coley meets Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, whose new building for the V&A Dundee is nearing completion, and David Gilmour speaks about his recent film David Gilmour Live at Pompeii, before performing in the studio
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
8:00pm
Dad's Army
Asleep in the Deep
Season 5 Episode 1/13

A daring bid to rescue Walker and Godfrey from a stricken pumping station ends with Mainwaring and the entire Walmington-on-Sea platoon trapped and facing the prospect of drowning when a burst pipe floods the building. Comedy first aired in 1972, starring Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:30pm
Talking Pictures
Talking Pictures: Harry Potter
Actor Warwick Davis explores the BBC archives to tell the story of how JK Rowling's Harry Potter novels transitioned from the page to the silver screen. Over the course of 10 years, all seven of Rowling's main Potter books were brought to life for cinemagoers, making stars of Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, the young actors who played the lead roles in the series. Davis - who starred alongside the teens as Professor Flitwick and Griphook the goblin - showcases rarely seen footage and interviews as he goes behind-the-scenes on the franchise that became one of the biggest in cinema history
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
9:00pm
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
Documentary exploring the myths, traditions and everyday artefacts that inspired JK Rowling as she crafted the wizarding world depicted in her celebrated Harry Potter series. The British Library is marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with an exhibition showcasing unseen manuscripts, drawings, drafts and personal items from Rowling's private archives, and this programme sheds light on how the objects on display helped to fire the author's imagination over the course of the past two decades. Famous fans offer playful readings that recreate some of the best-loved spells, potion recipes and magical moments from the books, and the programme introduces individuals who have made the magic of the novels a reality, from real-life wand-makers to passionate Quidditch enthusiasts. Narrated by Imelda Staunton
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
QI XL
Organisms
Season 15 Episode 2/

Nish Kumar, Holly Walsh and Cariad Lloyd join regular panellist Alan Davies and host Sandi Toksvig for an extended edition of the comedy panel quiz show, with questions touching on the world's deadliest hunter, a photographer hidden inside an ox, and a juggling otter. As ever, the panellists face fiendishly difficult questions, and points are awarded for the answers the questionmaster finds most interesting, as opposed to correct
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
10:45pm
Later - with Jools Holland
Season 51 Episode 5/6

Another chance to catch the weekly music programme, featuring performances by Welsh rockers Stereophonics. Jools Holland also welcomes New Orleans folk-blues band Hurray for the Riff Raff, California-born, Ghana-raised Moses Sumney, British guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson, and Japanese pianist Hiromi. Plus, Californian singer-songwriter Jake Smith, aka the White Buffalo, and jazz vocalist Zara McFarlane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
11:50pm
Film Flying Blind (2012)
An aerospace engineer designing military drones begins a passionate affair with a younger Muslim student. The relationship leads to her being questioned by the security services, who claim he is involved in terrorism, forcing her to question how much she knows about her lover and where her loyalties lie. Drama, starring Helen McCrory and Najib Oudghiri
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
1:15am
Film Untouchable (2011)
A millionaire is left quadriplegic after an accident, and sets about recruiting a personal carer. He is struck by the brash attitude of an ex-convict from Paris's housing projects who makes no secret of not actually wanting the job. The wealthy man persuades him to take the position, and a close friendship develops. Comedy drama, with Francois Cluzet and Omar Sy. In French
(In Vision)

Rating: 7.7
2:05am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Sun 29 Oct

6:05am
Coast
Scotland's Western Isles
Season 4 Episode 8/23

Kate Rew seeks out the bone-eating snot-flower, an unusual creature that lives on whale skeletons, and Alice Roberts visits Skye to investigate what remains of the industry that began 200 years earlier to extract valuable chemicals from seaweed for the glass-making industry. Nick Crane makes use of a brain-expanding branch of mathematics to determine the total length of the British coastline, and Neil Oliver searches for sea eagles, following their reintroduction to the island of Canna
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
6:35am
Great British Garden Revival
Conifers & Pelargoniums
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Carol Klein flies the flag for conifers, dropping in on an old friend in the Peak District who has an extraordinary collection of dwarf varieties and trying to sway the people of Matlock in Derbyshire by creating an island installation in a local park. Tom Hart Dyke wants pelargoniums - often incorrectly called geraniums - to take back their rightful name, heading to a garden centre in an attempt to re-educate the public about them. Throughout the programme, both experts offer advice on the cultivation and care of their chosen subjects
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
7:35am
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 31/31

Frances Tophill helps a viewer whose overgrown pond needs some renovation, while Adam Frost visits a garden in Nottinghamshire where the season of winter highlights its design. The programme also celebrates the humble snowdrop and pays a visit to Eunice Mcghie who, at 83, still teaches gardening to young people in her back garden in Handsworth, Birmingham. Monty Don rounds up the series with ideas for pots that will remain colourful throughout winter and gives tips on how to protect tender banana plants and harvests pumpkins. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
8:35am
Countryfile
Cornish Heartlands
Season 2017

John Craven and Margherita Taylor present the show from Cornwall, where they attend a food festival dedicated to using every part of an animal, visit a vineyard with unusual origins, and meet a writer who is trying to preserve the Cornish language. Plus, Adam Henson reports on soya farming and Tom Heap examines calls to suspend public rights of way
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
9:30am
Saturday Kitchen Best Bites
Matt Tebbutt presents highlights of the series, recalling his favourite moments from previous years in the kitchen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
11:00am
Mary Berry's Foolproof Cooking
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The Great British Bake Off judge shares her recipes for those days when time is at a premium, including tomato soup made from ingredients from the store cupboard and an express bacon and pesto pasta. After visiting Wiltshire and meeting a woman who runs a vegetable box scheme, Mary is inspired to create a roasted cauliflower dish to accompany stuffed chicken thighs, and finishes with a pudding of passion fruit pots with sweet lemon crisps
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.1
11:30am
My Life on a Plate
Colin Jackson
Season 1 Episode 10/15

Colin Jackson invites chef Brian Turner to accompany him to Cardiff's fresh food market, where his mother used to take him to as a child, and he still shops at today. Jackson's culinary upbringing combined the staples of Caribbean cuisine with produce from the local larder and Brian finds plenty to inspire him as he sets about creating a dish full of nostalgia for the former professional athlete
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.9
12:15pm
MOTD2 Extra
29/10/2017
Mark Chapman is joined by Leon Osman and Kevin Nolan for a football discussion, focusing on the headlines from yesterday's matches and news ahead of today's fixtures
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.8
1:00pm
NFL Live
Cleveland Browns v Minnesota Vikings
Cleveland Browns v Minnesota Vikings (Kick-off 1.30pm). Nat Coombs presents live coverage from Twickenham, where the inter-conference rivals meet in round eight of the season. The Browns have suffered a dismal start to their AFC North campaign, while the Vikings are in contention in the NFC North
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
5:00pm
Rugby League World Cup
Tanya Arnold introduces action from the opening round of matches in Australia, featuring Scotland v Tonga, Ireland v Italy and France v Lebanon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
Britain's Classroom Heroes
Britain's Classroom Heroes 2017
Naga Munchetty and Sean Fletcher present the awards show celebrating the UK's best teachers. Among the celebrities presenting awards are Call the Midwife's Jenny Agutter, Olympian Heather Stanning, Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas, EastEnders' Diane Parish and presenter Rick Edwards
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
7:00pm
Top Gear
Season 24 Episode 6/7

Chris Harris and Rory Reid take a road trip across Cuba in a pair of second-hand sports cars, Matt LeBlanc test drives the Mercedes-AMG GT R supercar, and Ross Noble takes to the track as this week's Star in a Reasonably Fast Car
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
8:00pm
Robot Wars
Season 3 Episode 2/6

Six more robots compete in the second heat, with last year's champion Carbide returning to face brand new challengers Eruption, Aftershock, Crackers N Smash, Gabriel 2 and Big Nipper. Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present the show, with commentary from Jonathan Pearce
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
9:00pm
Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia
The reporter meets patients at two of London's largest eating disorder facilities, following them through a daily routine of scheduled eating, weigh-ins and group therapy both on and off the wards. Louis discovers the hold the condition has over them, leaving many unsure if they can recover, or want to
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Snowfall
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Teddy travels to Nicaragua in search of Alejandro and the weapons, and is exposed to the horrors of the conflict sweeping the nation and the conditions the Contras are fighting under. Franklin and Leon are double-crossed again, and come to realise they must get things done themselves instead of trusting others. Lucia, Pedro and a wounded Oso hide out in a safe house
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
10:45pm
Mock the Week
Season 16 Episode 10/13

James Acaster, Angela Barnes, Kerry Godliman, Nish Kumar and Glenn Moore join host Dara O Briain and regular participant Hugh Dennis for the topical comedy show, looking back at the week's events through the medium of fast-thinking and improvisation
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
11:15pm
Film What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Premiere. A documentary crew follows the daily lives of four vampires sharing a house in New Zealand as they prepare for an annual gathering of the undead. A new member of the household introduces the bloodsuckers to modern life, but his failure to follow the laws of their kind brings his flatmates nothing but trouble. Horror comedy, directed by and starring Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi
(Subtitles) (Premiere) (Audio Described)

12:40am
Question Time
26/10/2017
David Dimbleby chairs the debate from Portsmouth, with a panel of politicians and other guests facing topical questions from the audience
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4.1
1:40am
Holby City
Things Left Unsaid
Season 19 Episode 55/64

Nina must decide if she can trust Fredrik when he discovers a secret that forces her to question her future with Matteo. Meanwhile, Oliver is stung when a face from the past arrives at Holby, unearthing painful memories and threatening his position on Darwin. And Lofty's first day on AAU takes a bad turn when his meticulous approach annoys an overworked Morven
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
2:40am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9