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Mon 27 Mar

4:00am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
6:30am
Fugitives
Season 1 Episode 10/15

Metropolitan Police officers seek a man accused of a murder in Poland, while detectives in West Yorkshire try to find a man accused of stealing and killing pigs in Hungary
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 3 Episode 14/30

Upcycling expert Sarah Moore tasks carpenter Norman Wilkinson with reimagining an old wall cabinet, while she takes on the challenge of restyling a fashion mannequin
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2
8:00am
The Great Interior Design Challenge
Broadstairs Converted Castle Apartments
Season 4 Episode 9/9

The remaining two designers battle to be crowned champion in the grand final of the competition. Standing in between them and the title is the challenge of transforming three rooms in apartments in an 18th-century mock castle in Broadstairs. To make the challenge more difficult than ever, the rooms are larger than before and for the first time, each designer will be tackling a kitchen. As the race for the title nears its end, the pair must impress Daniel Hopwood and Kelly Hoppen, as well as former judge and interior stylist Sophie Robinson. Presented by Tom Dyckhoff. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.3
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
27/03/2017
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
27/03/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
12:00pm
Daily Politics
27/03/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and reports from correspondents around the country. Presented by Jo Coburn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
Two Tribes
Season 1 Episode 10/30

Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
1:30pm
Building Dream Homes
Season 1 Episode 15/15

Edinburgh-based architect David Blaikie forges ahead with the modern extension that will double the size of a couple's historic home, but money is tight and the pressures of the build push the family to breaking point. In Dorset, Paul Robinson and Laurence Bowen design a state-of-the-art house, but horrific weather and complicated nature of the construction threaten to derail the whole project
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.5
2:00pm
The TV That Made Me
Adil Ray
Season 1 Episode 13/20

Writer and comedy actor Adil Ray joins Brian Conley to discuss the shows of his youth, and to explain how the Liverpool-set Bread inspired him to create Asian sitcom Citizen Khan
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.1
2:45pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
William Roache
Season 9 Episode 7/10

Coronation Street star William Roache, who has played Ken Barlow since the soap began in 1960, learns about his family's entrepreneurial past. He discovers the cafe his grandmother Zillah Waddicor ran on the site of Alton Towers in the 1920s and 30s was a far more ambitious business than he had been led to believe, and learns about the challenges she faced in her personal and professional lives. He also delves into the story of his great-grandfather James, a trader who dealt in some highly unusual wares in late 19th-century Blackpool
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
3:45pm
More Creatures Great and Small
Season 1 Episode 6/15

Adam deals with a life-saving emergency when a dog is hit by a train, and in Teesside, Richard artificially inseminates Welsh black cattle. Meanwhile, at the rural practice Steve tries to clip a budgerigar's claws. Narrated by Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
4:15pm
Life Story
First Steps
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Naturalist David Attenborough documents the universal tale that unites humanity with every other animal on the planet - the journey through life, and the goal to continue the bloodline through offspring. This edition focuses on the first hurdle any animal will face, surviving infancy. Cameras follow flightless barnacle goose chicks as they strive to find food, leaping 400ft down a cliff from the ledge where they hatched. Meanwhile, in New Zealand, young fur seals have stumbled across a safe haven in which they can learn how to avoid predators, while deep in the Gobi Desert, the long-eared jerboa learns to use its impeccable hearing to catch insect pray. Plus, albatross chicks make their first flight, as threatening tiger sharks wait patiently for them to slip up and land in the sea
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 12 Episode 11/25

Anita Manning and Philip Serrell embark on another trip, travelling through the Lake District and West Yorkshire before ending at their first auction in Cleveleys, Lancashire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 70/85

Jeremy Vine hosts the 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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
The Repair Shop
Season 1 Episode 1/15

New series. A team of experts tries to restore family heirlooms and treasured possessions to their former glory, beginning with a clock, a carving of a flying fish and an accordion
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Top Gear
Season 24 Episode 4/7

Chris Harris and Matt LeBlanc compete in a race across the Arabian peninsula, pitting a Bugatti Chiron against an assortment of other ways of travelling - with money no object. Rory Reid creates a life-size arcade game to put city cars to the test, and Tinie Tempah takes a ride on the Top Gear track in a Toyota GT86
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
8:00pm
University Challenge
Season 23 Episode 35/37

The first semi-final takes place as two teams of four students compete to make it to the final of the competition, which was won last year by Peterhouse, Cambridge. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.3
8:30pm
Mary Berry Everyday
Feeding the Family
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The food writer shares ideas to make everyday family meals special with no-fuss dishes and also tries her hand at milking a goat before showing her granddaughter how to make her own goat's cheese for a family picnic
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.8
9:00pm
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Season 1 Episode 1/6

New series. Giles Coren and Monica Galetti join the staff working in some of the most extraordinary hotels around the world, beginning with Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, which employs 9,500 people and caters for a million guests a year. Their duties include acting as attendants at the world's largest infinity pool, working as a butler under a former special forces officer, and joining a catering team that provides Brazilian, Chinese, French and Japanese cuisine for 60 restaurants
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1
10:00pm
Cradle to Grave
Season 1 Episode 7/8

The Bakers find themselves living double lives as Fred starts work as a commissionaire - only to come into conflict with the manager - and Danny is mistaken for David Essex's brother, something he willingly exploits when he realises how much it impresses the girls. However, Bet might be living the most dangerous lie of all with her friendship with Keith from work
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
10:30pm
Newsnight
27/03/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
11:15pm
Imagine
Imagine: A Picture of the Painter Howard Hodgkin
Season 9 Episode 4/4

Alan Yentob's 2006 profile of the reclusive artist, who died earlier this month. Featuring contributions by Seamus Heaney, William Boyd, Julian Barnes and Colm Toibin
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
12:10am
Incredible Medicine: Dr Weston's Casebook
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Gabriel Weston continues to unlock the secrets of the human body, investigating some of the most extraordinary cases in medicine. First, she hears the story of a man with bones much stronger than the norm, and a girl whose arm will not stop growing. Dr Weston also learns of a woman who became pregnant with twins, but in two separate wombs, and a woman with a condition that means she is able to get lost within her own home
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
1:10am
Countryfile
Hoo Peninsula
Matt Baker and Anita Rani present the show from the Hoo Peninsula, reporting on the influence of the local `salt shepherds' and efforts to protect the birds that flock to the area. Plus, there are new arrivals on Adam Henson's farm, and Tom Heap reveals what Britain leaving the EU will mean for the country's migrant labour force and the farmers who employ them
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.7
2:05am
Shop Well for Less?
Season 2 Episode 1/6

The One Show presenter Alex Jones and business journalist Steph McGovern take on a mission to help families change the way they shop without changing their lifestyles. They begin in Glasgow, where Colin and Karen Rodger dream of taking their three sets of twins abroad for the first time. However, they are big spenders, with Karen's shoe addiction rubbing off onto the children, while Colin opts for only the very best when it comes to gadgets. To help them save money, they have their branded products replaced with substitutes, and also test cheaper vacuums and washing detergents. Will they be able to change their spendthrift ways?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4.2
3:05am
The Great Pottery Throw Down
Season 2 Episode 1/8

Sara Cox invites 10 home pottery enthusiasts to gather in Stoke-on-Trent for the second series of the competition to find a champion of British pottery. They will be judged on their craft skills and creativity by ceramic artist Kate Malone and master potter Keith Brymer Jones - and things get under way with a challenge to produce a 16-piece dinner set. After this they must decorate a pair of jugs and then demonstrate their prowess at the wheel by throwing the tallest cone they can in 15 minutes
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
4:05am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Tue 28 Mar

6:30am
Fugitives
Season 1 Episode 11/15

Officers in Amsterdam search for a Liverpool drugs baron, while the Metropolitan police are hunting down two American brothers who fled the US while awaiting trial
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 3 Episode 15/30

Sarah Moore transforms three items reclaimed from a tip in Witley, Surrey with screen printer Daniel Heath given the task of making a wooden tea trolley desirable again
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2
8:00am
The Big Painting Challenge
Movement
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Mariella Frostrup and Rev Richard Coles challenge the artists to capture the human body in motion, and a solo dancer is brought in to perform for them for two hours. This is only the warm-up for a far greater challenge, when an entire troupe of ballerinas put in an appearance and perform an extract from Swan Lake while the painters try and depict their movements
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
28/03/2017
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
28/03/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
12:00pm
Daily Politics
28/03/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and filmed reports from around the country
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
The Super League Show
Tanya Arnold introduces highlights of Wigan Warriors v Hull FC at the DW Stadium and Castleford Tigers v Catalans Dragons at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle. Plus, action from Huddersfield Giants v Leeds Rhinos at the John Smith's Stadium and St Helens v Warrington Wolves at the Totally Wicked Stadium
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
1:45pm
Countryfile
The presenters are in Hampshire, where Matt Baker helps out on HMS Warrior, and Julia Bradbury tells the story of the Cockleshell Heroes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
2:00pm
The TV That Made Me
Ann Widdecombe
Season 1 Episode 14/20

Former politician and Strictly star Ann Widdecombe tells Brian Conley about significant TV shows and characters from her past, including sailing soap Howards' Way, music and entertainment show Six-Five Special, Richard Chamberlain as Dr Kildare and 1960 biblical drama Paul of Tarsus
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.1
2:45pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Celia Imrie
Season 9 Episode 8/10

Actress Celia Imrie always knew she came from a long line of aristocrats on her mother's side but has resisted finding out any more about her illustrious heritage, fearing her ancestors will turn out to be stuffy and boring. Now she finally sets out on that journey and is quickly proved wrong as she traces her family back to the 17th century, uncovering stories of political intrigue and impotence. She discovers one ancestor who broke all the rules and ended up in the Tower of London, and explores the extraordinary legacy of another who was accused of plotting to kill a king
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
3:45pm
More Creatures Great and Small
Season 1 Episode 7/15

Vet Megan treats a Great Dane with a life-threatening condition in Fife, and in the countryside Richard inspects a herd of cows to see how many are pregnant and fits nose rings to some of the bulls. Plus, Steve meets a rabbit with wonky teeth. Narrated by Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
4:15pm
Life Story
Growing Up
Season 1 Episode 2/6

David Attenborough details the transition animals go through as they grow into adults. Looking at examples including a tiger cub whose family is under threat, a vulnerable veined octopus and a pair of sibling cheetahs guarding against starvation, the veteran naturalist illustrates how they develop new skills and learn how to survive on their own
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 12 Episode 12/25

Anita Manning and Philip Serrell visit Barnard Castle in Co Durham, and try to uncover some hidden gems to take to auction in Driffield, East Yorkshire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 71/85

Jeremy Vine hosts the 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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
The Repair Shop
Season 1 Episode 2/15

Jay Blades and Will Kirk restore a piano stool, clock restoration expert Steve works on a vintage telephone and antique projector specialist Richard Rigby enlivens a magic lantern
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
The Best of British Takeaways
Indian
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Chef Tom Kerridge tries to find out what makes the best Indian curry and uncovers the trade secrets behind our takeaways, while Cherry Healey explores the fascinating stories that helped shape our communities as well as our palates, and learns how Queen Victoria put curry on the British menu. Three award-winning Indian takeaways are then invited to compete in a contest in Bradford, each with their own ideas as to what makes the best takeaway, with Enam Ali acting as judge to decide the winner. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
8:00pm
Stargazing Live
Stargazing Live Australia
Season 7 Episode 1/3

New series. Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain travel to Australia to explore the night skies, with the programme joining them as they finish a long night under the stars and as dawn approaches. Brian and Dara are joined by Liz Bonnin on a remote mountain top in New South Wales, site of the world-famous Siding Spring Observatory, and will have Australian outback astronomer Greg Quicke as their guide to the southern sky, revealing some of the wonderful star tales told by indigenous people
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
9:00pm
American Justice
Witness
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Detectives investigate a shooting at the Eureka Gardens apartment complex in Jacksonville, Florida, where three gunmen have fired more than 50 rounds at a group of 10 people, including a baby. Despite numerous witnesses, nobody will talk to the police for fear of retribution, leaving the detectives to knock on doors in the hope that somebody breaks. This tension is mirrored in the courtroom at the trial of Lenard Anderson, who is accused of shooting another black man in a strip club
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.4
10:00pm
Inside No 9
The 12 Days of Christine
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Christine Clarke brings a man back to her flat from a New Year's Eve party and her life immediately starts to unravel. Who is the terrifying stranger who keeps appearing in the apartment at night? Darkly comic tale by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, starring Sheridan Smith, Tom Riley and Michele Dotrice
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
10:30pm
Newsnight
28/03/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
11:15pm
Turkey with Simon Reeve
Gallipoli to the Syrian Border
Season 1 Episode 1/2

The first of two programmes in which the presenter explores the country that lies at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, and discovers the dramatic changes it is undergoing. The first leg of his journey begins in Istanbul, from which he travels along the Aegean coast to the hostile border with Syria. He meets refugees trying to start a new life and a billionaire taking advantage of a property boom. He moves on into the Taurus Mountains and the Black Sea Coast, and visits a community trying to keep an ancient language alive
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
12:15am
SAS: Rogue Warriors
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Ben Macintyre concludes his history of formation of the British Army special forces unit. With David Stirling locked away in Hitler's most secure prison Colditz, the leadership of the SAS passed to Paddy Mayne, a man who built his reputation on the battlefield as a warrior of the first rank. In 1943, the SAS leaves the desert for Europe to enter a darker and far more complex theatre of war, where they face the threat of execution and the trauma of civilian casualties, as well as being the first to witness the nightmare of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
1:10am
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) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
2:10am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Wed 29 Mar

6:30am
Fugitives
Season 1 Episode 12/15

The hunt for fugitive Robert Knight in Spain and the search in Worcestershire for a 33-year-old drug dealer who has already been sentenced to two years prison back in Poland
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 3 Episode 16/30

Sarah Moore transforms items reclaimed from a tip in Altrincham, Greater Manchester - an old leather sofa, a Victorian cabinet and an Arts and Crafts-style bench
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2
8:00am
Mary Berry Everyday
Hearty and Wholesome
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The food writer and former Great British Bake Off judge continues her celebration of the everyday food and ingredients she has always loved to cook, and which have formed the cornerstone of her work for more than six decades. In this edition, Mary shares recipes for inspiring hearty dishes full of wholesome goodness, from her secret tip for a rich bolognese sauce to a soup that will warm the cockles. She also dons a white suit and tries her hand at beekeeping, collecting fresh honey to make a winning pudding
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.8
8:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Great British Railway Journeys Goes to Ireland: Greystones to Dublin
Season 8 Episode 12/15

At Trinity College, Dublin, Michael Portillo discovers one of Ireland's greatest treasures, and also explores the house and gardens of Powerscourt in County Wicklow
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.4
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
29/03/2017
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
29/03/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
11:30am
Daily Politics
29/03/2017
Coverage of Prime Minister's Questions from the House of Commons at 12.00, interspersed with discussions, interviews and reports from around the country. Presented by Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:30pm
Two Tribes
Season 1 Episode 4/30

Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
2:00pm
The TV That Made Me
Martin Roberts
Season 1 Episode 15/20

Homes Under the Hammer presenter Martin Roberts talks to Brian Conley about his favourite TV shows from his childhood, including The Goodies, Trumpton and Call My Bluff
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.1
2:45pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
John Barnes
Season 9 Episode 9/10

Former footballer John Barnes explores the role his grandfather played in Jamaica's fight for independence from Britain. He discovers how his relative became the subject of secret telegrams, why he was interned by the British during the Second World War and how, having been at the heart of Jamaican politics, he fell from grace among his former allies
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
3:45pm
More Creatures Great and Small
Season 1 Episode 8/15

In Teesdale, equine specialist Sybil attempts a delicate operation to save a horse's sight, and farm vet Erika is called out to an emergency on a farm where a cow is having difficulty giving birth. In Fife, the team is on tenterhooks to see if a first-time mum will accept her minute-old puppies. Narrated by Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
4:15pm
Life Story
Home
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The importance of homes to animals, not only as a place to live but as a shelter from the elements and a refuge from enemies. A pack of African hunting dogs have made their home on a vast plain in Zambia, but it's far from safe as they must battle hyenas and protect their young. Hermit crabs on a tropical island settle down in empty snail shells - and when a new property washes ashore, they all form a queue, then move up the housing chain until all the shells are taken. On the edge of the Sahara are chimpanzees, whose survival relies on knowing where to find water in the most extreme droughts. Here the elders lead a troop on a brutal trek to a dried-out riverbed to dig wells
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 12 Episode 13/25

Philip Serrell and Anita Manning hunt for antiques in Frodsham, Cheshire, with Anita taking a risk by blowing her whole budget, before the auction in Easingwold, North Yorkshire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 72/85

Jeremy Vine hosts the 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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
The Repair Shop
Season 1 Episode 3/15

Jay Blades and Will Kirk restore a prized Davenport desk which was damaged by burglars, and Steve Fletcher tackles a tricky time-travelling conundrum
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Great Continental Railway Journeys
Genoa to the Brenner Pass
Season 5 Episode 4/6

Michael Portillo travels from the Italian Riviera to the Austrian Alps, starting in Genoa, where he learns how an Edwardian Briton introduced football to the port. He takes the train as it clings to the cliffs along the Riviera Di Levanti to reach the picturesque and remote villages of the Cinque Terre, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before ending his journey in the famous Brenner Pass, the scene of a ground-breaking engineering project to build one of the world's longest rail tunnels
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
Stargazing Live
Stargazing Live Australia
Season 7 Episode 2/3

Professor Brian Cox and comedian Dara O Briain present their second report from the Warrumbungle National Park in Australia as they complete another night under the stars. The pair showcase unprecedented views of the Milky Way, including an unbeatable view of the planet Saturn. Meanwhile, Australian astronomer Greg Quicke reveals ancient tales from the indigenous astronomers of Australia, and also explores the remarkable link between the moon and the Great Barrier Reef
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
9:00pm
Incredible Medicine: Dr Weston's Casebook
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Gabriel Weston continues to unlock the secrets of the human body, hearing the stories of a man who fixed his own heart and a girl whose immune system attacked her own brain. Dr Weston also hears the remarkable story of a man who can taste words, and how his condition is helping develop new ways for blind people to navigate and recognise colours. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
10:00pm
Mock the Week
Season 15 Episode 10/13

Ed Byrne, Zoe Lyons, Milton Jones, Nish Kumar and Josh Widdicombe 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
10:30pm
Newsnight
29/03/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
10:30pm
Weather
(Subtitles) (Follow On)

Rating: 9
11:35pm
American Justice
Witness
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Detectives investigate a shooting at the Eureka Gardens apartment complex in Jacksonville, Florida, where three gunmen have fired more than 50 rounds at a group of 10 people, including a baby. Despite numerous witnesses, nobody will talk to the police for fear of retribution, leaving the detectives to knock on doors in the hope that somebody breaks. This tension is mirrored in the courtroom at the trial of Lenard Anderson, who is accused of shooting another black man in a strip club
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.4
12:35am
The Secrets of Your Food
A Matter of Taste
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Michael Mosley and James Wong unpack the wonderful evolutionary story of food and people's sense of taste and smell. In this instalment, Michael heads to Spain to search for some of the most powerful tastes on the planet, while James travels high in the Peruvian Andes to discover how a bitter potato - a cousin of the traditional type - has been `tamed' to help the inhabitants survive the extreme altitude. The presenters also touch upon strawberries that deceive their eaters into thinking they are sweeter than they actually are
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
1:35am
The Sheriffs Are Coming
Season 5 Episode 4/6

The sheriffs try to recover owed money from a limousine company, but the boss is not keen on meeting with them. Elsewhere, sheriff Ken Warby goes to a dress shop to get money back for a client who was left more than £1,000 out of pocket when her order went badly wrong, but even with the help of a High Court Writ, Ken finds himself in the most difficult confrontation of his career. Plus, the enforcers come to the aid of a luxury motorhome owner, who was left high and dry when a customer cancelled a crucial booking at short notice
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
2:35am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Thu 30 Mar

6:30am
Fugitives
Season 1 Episode 13/15

Police hunt down a dangerous robber on the run in the Netherlands, and officers in London try to extradite a convicted Turkish man refusing to leave his home
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 3 Episode 17/30

The team transform items reclaimed from a skip in Walsall in the West Midlands, featuring a leather chair, metal shoes and four kitchen chairs
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2
8:00am
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 2/31

Monty Don mulches the borders in preparation for spring and pots up his dahlias for the year ahead. Carol Klein celebrates her plant of the month, which can only mean the bright and beautiful daffodil. Frances Tophill heads to Barbados to offer her services to Andromeda Botanic Gardens and using the opportunity to brush up on her horticultural skills. And as part of the programmes 50th anniversary, Nick Bailey reveals the plant he thinks has had the most impact on British gardens over the last half-century
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.3
8:30am
Great British Railway Journeys
Great British Railway Journeys Goes to Ireland: Navan to Mullingar
Season 8 Episode 13/15

Michael Portillo continues his journey across Ireland, travelling from Navan to Mullingar. Along the way, he gets up to speed with modern archaeology in County Meath, where he uncovers a controversial Victorian dig at the sacred Hill of Tara. Later, he investigates leaping salmon in Leixslip, and in Mullingar, bangs the drum for the town's traditional marching band
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.4
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
30/03/2017
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
30/03/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
12:00pm
Daily Politics
30/03/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and filmed reports from around the country. Presented by Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
Two Tribes
Season 1 Episode 12/30

Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
1:30pm
Holiday of My Lifetime with Len Goodman
Lisa Riley
Season 2 Episode 4/25

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman takes actress Lisa Riley - best known to Emmerdale fans as Mandy Dingle on a journey to Bronte Country - Haworth in West Yorkshire - to re-create a family trip there in 1992. The pair travel in a Citroen CX, just like the one Lisa's mum drove all those years ago, and after the obligatory Barbra Streisand singalong, Lisa explains the importance of the Bronte sisters on her childhood. Along the way, Len and Lisa take a trip on a steam trip, visit the Bronte memorial chapel and chat about the actress's career
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
2:00pm
The TV That Made Me
Penny Smith
Season 1 Episode 17/20

Brian Conley invites broadcaster Penny Smith to choose the TV programmes that have shaped her life, including children's saga The Singing Ringing Tree
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.1
2:45pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
John Bishop
Season 9 Episode 10/10

John Bishop was once a pharmaceuticals sales director, but changed career to become a stand-up comedian. As he traces his family tree, he is surprised to discover he is not the only one in his family to have ended up on the stage - although what his great-great-grandfather Charles Bishop did gives him something to think about. He also explores what happened to his other great-great-grandfather, who spent time as a prisoner of war in Crimea
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
3:45pm
More Creatures Great and Small
Season 1 Episode 9/15

Megan helps to rehome 80 caged hens with local families in Fife, and when one is discovered with a broken leg, she decides to take care of it. In Teesdale, farm vet Richard takes drastic action to save the life of a calf with bloat, while Helen meets a Jack Russell puppy that has bitten its own tongue. Narrated by Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
4:15pm
Life Story
Power
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The importance of power in the animal kingdom, revealing how dominant creatures have the best access to food and water, and are also the most attractive to the opposite sex. An orphaned young chimp tries to climb the social ladder, but his troop is ruled by big, aggressive males and his first attempt to join them ends in a beating. A meerkat society will only allow newcomers in if they know how to deal with a venomous snake. And the only way to occupy the top spot in a meadow of kangaroos is to beat the ruling male in a boxing match - but few have challenged the current incumbent, who stands at 8ft. Will any animal dare take him on? David Attenborough narrates
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 12 Episode 14/25

Philip Serrell and Anita Manning embark on the penultimate leg of their challenge in the Northumberland village of Amble, before heading to auction in Carlisle, Cumbria
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 73/85

Jeremy Vine hosts the 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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
The Repair Shop
Season 1 Episode 4/15

A firefighting historian restores an antique helmet, a Victorian garden gnome is returned to its original condition and a treasured musical box is mended before the owner finds out
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Great Continental Railway Journeys
Riga to Tampere
Season 5 Episode 5/6

Michael Portillo braves the freezing temperatures of the Baltic Sea and finds peace paddling a canoe on the Lakes of Finland. On his journey from the Latvian capital Riga to Tampere in Finland, he encounters medieval knights in Tallinn, grills sausages in Helsinki and samples cloudberry liqueur in a hot tub. He later arrives in Estonia, where in the setting of a ruined 13th-century cathedral he learns how the Baltic countries demonstrated their desire for independence from the Soviet Union with a `singing revolution'
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
Stargazing Live
Stargazing Live Australia
Season 7 Episode 3/3

Brian Cox and comedian Dara O Briain present their final report from the Warrumbungle National Park in Australia, as they conclude their mission to view the most glorious sights of the southern night sky. With the help of astronomer Greg Quicke, they discover how the apparently monochrome night sky is anything but. They also reveal how Australia is on the frontline when it comes to protecting the planet, and Liz Bonnin reports on how the Australian Outback contains secrets that Nasa hopes will lead it to alien life on Mars. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
9:00pm
The Last Kingdom
Season 2 Episode 3/8

Uhtred and Halig have been condemned to a life of slavery and are forced to row endlessly on a trader ship, while Guthred welcomes Aelfric and the savage Dane brothers Erik and Sigefrid into Eoferwic as a reward for dispatching his enemy. But when their agreement is jeopardised, Guthred offers Gisela as a peace offering. Will she comply? Meanwhile, Alfred, Ragnar and Brida are instructed to rescue Uhtred and set off in search of the slave ship - but with conditions at sea worsening, they may not be able to rescue him in time
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
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: 6
10:30pm
Newsnight
30/03/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
11:15pm
Top Gear
Season 24 Episode 4/7

Chris Harris and Matt LeBlanc compete in a race across the Arabian peninsula, pitting a Bugatti Chiron against an assortment of other ways of travelling - with money no object. Rory Reid creates a life-size arcade game to put city cars to the test, and Tinie Tempah takes a ride on the Top Gear track in a Toyota GT86
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
12:15am
Top Gear: Extra Gear
Season 2 Episode 4/7

Chris Harris, Rory Reid and George Lewis take a look at the new Bugatti Chiron, try out a life-size arcade game, and put a Bentley Mulsanne Speed through its paces
(Subtitles)

Rating: 0.3
12:40am
Meet the Lords
Brexit and Exit
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Peers turn out in huge numbers to have their say on the most important issue in decades and decide whether to rebel on Brexit or not, while there are ermine gowns to put on and ancient traditions to follow for the day of the Queen's speech - the biggest ceremonial event of the year. Plans to overhaul Parliament's Victorian sewage system could mean a move for the five or so years the work will take, and Baroness D'Souza has new research about peers who claim expenses without contributing to the House
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.5
1:40am
Britain on the Fiddle
Season 2 Episode 3/3

An undercover operation is set up to catch out a single mother who says she works for low pay in a betting shop, has been claiming housing benefit in several London boroughs and yet has enough money to fund a wardrobe of designer clothes. An investigator in Staffordshire checks out lifetime disability awards given to a local angling champion, and a woman who claims she has no grip and poor eyesight but is working as a school bus driver
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.1
2:40am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Fri 31 Mar

6:30am
Fugitives
Season 1 Episode 14/15

West Yorkshire police track down a man facing a year in prison for a crime he committed more than 10 years ago and a Liverpool drug dealer on the run from prison is found in Madrid
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 3 Episode 18/30

A team at the Bristol Upholstery Collective get to work on an old three-piece suite, while woodworking duo Josh and Oli try to make something of an old oak beam
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2
8:00am
Back to the Land with Kate Humble
South Devon
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The presenter is in South Devon to meet cider-makers who are trying to reverse the trend of apple orchard decline as they plough a six figure sum into a new orchard on their land. She also follows a farming family who have tapped into the trend for the UK's answer to olive oil, and discovers a young lad with no farming background who is running a modern business with traditional Devon sheep breeds. Plus, entrepreneur Geetie Singh-Watson finds how online shopping is bringing our markets closer together and enabling an edible flower grower to thrive
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.8
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
31/03/2017
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
31/03/2017
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
12:00pm
Daily Politics
31/03/2017
Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and filmed reports from around the country, presented by Andrew Neil
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
Two Tribes
Season 1 Episode 13/30

Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
1:30pm
Holiday of My Lifetime with Len Goodman
Dion Dublin
Season 2 Episode 3/25

Former Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman takes ex-footballer and TV presenter Dion Dublin on a journey to Great Yarmouth to recreate a seaside holiday from 1979. The pair travel in a 1970s Morris Marina Coupe, get competitive in a football match, play a game of air hockey in the arcade, and compete in Segway racing
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
2:00pm
The TV That Made Me
Rebecca Adlington
Season 1 Episode 20/20

Swimmer Rebecca Adlington joins comedy entertainer Brian Conley for a nostalgic look at the archive television programmes that helped set her on the path to Olympic success. Her selections include Fawlty Towers, Blind Date and Art Attack
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.1
2:45pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Julie Walters
Season 11 Episode 1/10

Bafta-winning actress Julie Walters, of Educating Rita, Mamma Mia! and Harry Potter fame, traces her roots back to Co Mayo in western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clark was one of the first members of the Land League. The organisation was formed in 1879 and campaigned for more than 40 years for the rights of tenant farmers to own their own land
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
3:45pm
More Creatures Great and Small
Season 1 Episode 10/15

Vet Steve helps a kestrel with a damaged wing get back into the wild, while equine specialist Sybil treats a pony with a locked leg - and a reputation for misbehaviour. At the Small Animal Hospital in Fife, heart and lung expert Craig is under pressure as he attempts to save a Yorkshire terrier's life. Narrated by Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
4:15pm
Life Story
Courtship
Season 1 Episode 5/6

David Attenborough reveals how the competition to breed creates scenes of the most extraordinary beauty, as well as some of the most violent battles seen in nature. A male flame bowerbird shows off its artistic prowess to impress a potential mate - but if that does not prove enough, it will demonstrate its dancing skills instead. Waved albatrosses pair up for life and spend hours in each other's company, although things are not so simple for a male peacock jumping spider - one wrong move in its dazzling courtship routine could prove fatal. However, one of the most magnificent displays of all is created by a tiny male pufferfish, which impresses the ladies by building a spectacular underwater `crop circle' in the sand - arguably the most perfect and complex structure created by any animal
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 12 Episode 15/25

Antiques experts Anita Manning and Philip Serrell kick off their final leg in Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, and finish at a nail-biting final auction in Crooklands in the Lake District
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 74/85

Jeremy Vine hosts the 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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:30pm
The Repair Shop
Season 1 Episode 5/15

Ceramicist Kirsten Ramsey works on putting a shattered vase by Jean Lurcat, a contemporary of Picasso's, back together again. An Italian chair and a jewellery box are also restored
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Great Continental Railway Journeys
Rotterdam to Utrecht
Season 5 Episode 6/6

Michael Portillo concludes his journey in the Netherlands, where he travels from Rotterdam to Utrecht, including a visit to the world's largest flower auction in Haarlem, a trip to Delft to learn how the city came to specialise in pottery and an exploration of the government buildings in The Hague
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
8:00pm
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 4/31

Monty Don begins a brand new project when he starts a new soft fruit garden, and also plants new potatoes and divides herbaceous plants in the jewel garden. Frances Tophill visits an extraordinary tropical garden in Barbados developed from a collapsed cave, while the programme also catches up with exponent of gardening for wildlife Chris Baines, in his own small town garden. Plus, as part of the series' 50th anniversary, Mark Lane nominates the plant he thinks has had the most impact on British gardens over the last half century. Includes Gardeners' World Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
8:30pm
Only Connect
Semi-final 2
Season 12 Episode 36/37

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts the second semi-final, in which two teams of contenders use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between groups of four things that may appear at first not to be linked, with one set of clues consisting of Pudding and Cheese, Maria and Peter, Widow and Murder, and Ops and Funk
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.7
9:00pm
The House That £100K Built
Jody & Lori
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Kieran Long and Piers Taylor follow the fortunes of Jody and Lori, who are desperate for a modern family home and have decided to gamble everything they have on building a new one from scratch. Kieran takes the couple to see a series of homes tailor-made for the people that live in them. Each is packed with ideas they could try. As the build gathers pace, Lori struggles to make colour choices, so Piers explains the basics of colour theory, but will they really move from safe whites and greys to bold oranges and blues? Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.6
10:00pm
QI
Monster Mash
Season 13 Episode 13/18

Panellists Phill Jupitus, Josh Widdicombe, Sara Pascoe and Alan Davies compete, as Stephen Fry goes looking for monsters. As usual, the host poses questions that are so difficult, points are awarded for the answers he finds most interesting
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
10:30pm
Newsnight
31/03/2017
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Kirsty Wark
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:00pm
Weather
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
11:05pm
Robot Wars
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present the next stage of the contest, with robots Supernova, Frostbite, Wyrm, High 5, Crushtacean, Ironside 3, Pulsar and Apex battling it out through a series of nine face-offs. Professor Noel Sharkey, Dr Lucy Rogers and Professor Sethu Vijayakumar judge the outcomes, while Jonathan Pearce provides running commentary on the action
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.4
12:05am
Film Shadow Dancer (2012)
An IRA member is arrested while attempting to plant a bomb on the London Underground in 1993. A British intelligence operative offers her the chance to avoid a lengthy prison sentence and separation from her son by sending her back to Belfast to spy on her fellow militants - including her own family. Thriller, starring Andrea Riseborough, Clive Owen and Gillian Anderson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
1:40am
Panorama
The Spy in the IRA - Panorama
The story behind one of Britain's most important spies since the Second World War. Code-named Stakeknife, Freddie Scappaticci worked for the IRA for decades, in charge of rooting out and executing suspected informers - but he was also spying for the British security services. Scappaticci denies the allegations, but is now the subject of a £35million criminal inquiry. Reporter John Ware investigates how Stakeknife operated, why his crimes were ignored and why he has been protected for so long
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.2
2:10am
Question Time
Question Time: Britain After Brexit
An audience in Birmingham is given a chance to have a say at a hugely significant moment in British history, with the Government about to trigger Article 50 and start the process of leaving the European Union after the win for the Leave campaign in the vote held on June 23 last year. David Dimbleby hosts this special edition of the programme, which gives members of the public the chance to put questions about the implications of Brexit to a panel of senior politicians from both of the EU referendum campaigns
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4
3:40am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Rating: 9

Sat 1 Apr

6:15am
A to Z of TV Gardening
Letter J
Season 1 Episode 10/25

Carol Kirkwood looks at subjects beginning with the letter J, continuing her alphabetical journey through the world of horticulture. Along the way, she gets inspiration and advice from some of the BBC's most popular gardening presenters
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.9
7:00am
Film Beautiful But Dangerous (1954)
An heiress returns to her home town to shower gifts on the people who donated money in order for her to undergo a life-saving operation when she was a child. However, the woman is not prepared for the consequences of her good deed. Comedy drama, starring Jean Simmons, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Hunnicutt and Edgar Buchanan
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 6.8
8:25am
Film We Dive at Dawn (1943)
A British submarine crew is unexpectedly ordered to carry out a top-secret mission to sink the German fleet's latest battleship in the Baltic Sea. But it is not long before disaster strikes and the vessel becomes stranded in the middle of the ocean with no fuel or food. Second World War adventure, starring John Mills, Eric Portman, Reginald Purdell and Niall MacGinnis
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 8.9
10:00am
Natural World
Africa's Fishing Leopards: Natural World
Season 34 Episode 1/10

David Attenborough narrates Brad Bestelink's documentary, which was filmed over the course of 18 months and follows a female leopard and its two cubs living in the wilds of Botswana alongside less-than-friendly lions, wild dogs and hyenas. The competition for food is tough, and the cats have to learn the new skill of fishing if they are to have any chance of survival
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
11:00am
Homes Under the Hammer
Season 19 Episode 36/80

Lucy Alexander, Dion Dublin and Martin Roberts explore an end-of-terrace house in south Wales, a semi-detached three-bedroomed property in Southampton, and an ex-council flat in east London
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.9
12:00pm
Raymond Blanc: How to Cook Well
Slow Cooking
Season 1 Episode 1/6

The chef gives six masterclasses in basic cooking techniques, using each one to demonstrate five dishes, with recipes ranging from simple to ambitious. He begins with the slow-cooking method, preparing an Asian-flavoured beef shin with papaya salad, a squid and chorizo stew, and a compressed apple terrine
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.7
12:30pm
Hairy Bikers' Best of British
British Waterways
Season 1 Episode 4/40

Si King and Dave Myers explore the food provided by British waterways as they fly-fish for trout, prepare a meal of stuffed wild duck and discover how the Gloucestershire tradition of eating baby eels has virtually disappeared
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
1:15pm
Film Gypsy (1962)
Musical about striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee and her relationship with her ambitious mother, who was determined to make stars of both her daughters. The only place Rose can find work is in a burlesque house, where the established strippers help her make it to the top. Starring Rosalind Russell and Natalie Wood. Stephen Sondheim's songs include Everything's Coming Up Roses, Let Me Entertain You and Small World
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
3:30pm
Natural World
Nature's Perfect Partners
Season 35 Episode 2/

Bill Bailey narrates this natural history documentary telling the story of some of nature's most extraordinary partnerships, revealing what sometimes happens when animals need an itch scratching, help getting into food or home security assistance. The answer is, to find a partner - and not necessarily one of the same species. Highlights include hippos joining forces with fish for a full-body exfoliation and ravens inviting wolverines over for some bone-crunching assistance with their dinner
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
4:30pm
University Challenge
Season 23 Episode 35/37

The first semi-final takes place as two teams of four students compete to make it to the final of the competition, which was won last year by Peterhouse, Cambridge. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
5:00pm
Only Connect
Semi-final 2
Season 12 Episode 36/37

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts the second semi-final, in which two teams of contenders use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between groups of four things that may appear at first not to be linked, with one set of clues consisting of Pudding and Cheese, Maria and Peter, Widow and Murder, and Ops and Funk
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.7
5:30pm
Flog It!
Colchester 10
Season 10 Episode 14/75

Experts Kate Bateman and David Barby search for antiques that can be sold for a profit in Colchester, Essex, where finds include boxes of old toy cars and an art deco item. Presenter Paul Martin tracks down the last remaining practitioner of an ancient craft that once lifted people out of poverty
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
6:30pm
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 4/31

Monty Don begins a brand new project when he starts a new soft fruit garden, and also plants new potatoes and divides herbaceous plants in the jewel garden. Frances Tophill visits an extraordinary tropical garden in Barbados developed from a collapsed cave, while the programme also catches up with exponent of gardening for wildlife Chris Baines, in his own small town garden. Plus, as part of the series' 50th anniversary, Mark Lane nominates the plant he thinks has had the most impact on British gardens over the last half century. Includes Gardeners' World Weather
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Season 1 Episode 1/6

New series. Giles Coren and Monica Galetti join the staff working in some of the most extraordinary hotels around the world, beginning with Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, which employs 9,500 people and caters for a million guests a year. Their duties include acting as attendants at the world's largest infinity pool, working as a butler under a former special forces officer, and joining a catering team that provides Brazilian, Chinese, French and Japanese cuisine for 60 restaurants
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1
8:00pm
Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands
North Rona & the Monach Islands
Season 4 Episode 6/6

Paul Murton embarks on his most difficult journey to date as every destination has been long abandoned by people, meaning there are no ferries, piers or proper landing stages. He visits the once-inhabited island of Heisgeir, sails around the gannet haven of Sula Sgeir and endures rough seas to make landfall on the extraordinarily remote island of North Rona. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.4
8:30pm
Dad's Army
The Bullet Is Not for Firing
Season 3 Episode 4/14

The men of Walmington-on-Sea's Home Guard use up all their ammunition shooting at a passing aircraft, leaving Captain Mainwaring no alternative but to hold a court of inquiry to find out what really happened. Comedy first aired in 1969, starring John Le Mesurier, Arthur Lowe and Clive Dunn
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
9:00pm
QI XL
M-Places
Season 13 Episode 3/16

An extended edition of the comedy quiz, in which the questions are so difficult points are awarded for the answers host Stephen Fry finds most interesting. In this edition, he invites David Mitchell, Sue Perkins and Sami Shah to join regular panellist Alan Davies as he meanders about some places that start with the letter M
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
9:45pm
Film Jimi: All Is By My Side (2013)
Premiere. Biopic of Jimi Hendrix following the events of 1966, when he left New York to spend a year living in London. The relationships he developed over that time would shape his career as a musician, culminating in his famous appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Starring Andre Benjamin, Hayley Atwell and Imogen Poots
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

11:35pm
Film Populaire (2012)
A woman desperate to escape her small-town roots applies for a job as a secretary at an advertising agency. Her ability to type quickly catches the eye of an executive, who trains her to take part in a speed-typing contest. Comedy set in the 1950s, starring Deborah Francois, Romain Duris and Berenice Bejo. In French, English and German
(Subtitles) (In Vision)

1:20am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9

Sun 2 Apr

6:15am
An Island Parish
If You Want Something Doing
Season 8 Episode 5/6

Members of the volunteer fire brigade, led by farmer and church organist Kevin Adams, take part in a weekend of training down at the harbour. There is also a lot of charity fundraising going on, from Zoe Adams' famous jumble sales to a calendar featuring Sark's emergency services personnel as they've never been seen before
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
6:45am
The Beechgrove Garden
Season 39 Episode 1/26

New series. The green-fingered team returns with a fresh season of advice for gardening amateurs. Jim McColl looks at the progress of the over-wintered vegetables, George Anderson challenges himself to produce a weekly salad in his small garden, and Chris Beardshaw demonstrates how to plant and train a hedge on stilts. Carole Baxter looks at the tiny world of snowdrops and also sets about early spring pruning jobs for both ornamental and productive plants
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
7:15am
Around the World in 80 Gardens
The Med: Morocco/Spain/Italy
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Monty Don journeys to the Mediterranean, the cradle of European civilisation, for the next stage in his horticultural tour. In Italy, he witnesses the elaborate stone and water gardens created during the high Renaissance. He also investigates the influence of Moorish culture on European gardens, visiting the Aguedal in Marrakesh, and Spain's magnificent Alhambra
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
8:15am
Gardeners' World
Season 50 Episode 4/31

Monty Don begins a brand new project when he starts a new soft fruit garden, and also plants new potatoes and divides herbaceous plants in the jewel garden. Frances Tophill visits an extraordinary tropical garden in Barbados developed from a collapsed cave, while the programme also catches up with exponent of gardening for wildlife Chris Baines, in his own small town garden. Plus, as part of the series' 50th anniversary, Mark Lane nominates the plant he thinks has had the most impact on British gardens over the last half century. Includes Gardeners' World Weather
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Rating: 7.3
8:45am
Countryfile
Denbighshire
This week's show comes from Denbighshire, where Matt baker meets one of the country's most successful sheep farmers while Ellie Harrison observes the spring mating rituals of grouse and goes in search of adders on the moorland. Sean Fletcher meets an artist who makes edible flowers, Adam Henson visits a college in Cumbria that provides a sheepdog training course, and Tom Heap examines the future of British farming
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Rating: 6.7
9:45am
Saturday Kitchen Best Bites
Matt Tebbutt presents highlights of the series, recalling his favourite moments from previous years in the kitchen
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Rating: 6.5
11:15am
Nigel Slater: Eating Together
Soup
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Nigel visits three home cooks to learn about well-loved soup recipes that have come from around the world. Miles tells him how his mother brought her recipe for spicy fish tea with her when she moved to Wiltshire from Jamaica in the 1960s, while Sumiko gives him a lesson in the art of Japanese miso soup. Finally, Nigel meets 87-year-old Regina at her home in Leeds to find out how she makes a classic Jewish chicken soup, joining her family for a Friday night Shabbat dinner
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Rating: 1.6
11:45am
Simply Nigella
Season 1 Episode 4/7

Food writer Nigella Lawson rustles up more of her favourite recipes, this time with the emphasis on cosy and comforting mood. For breakfast she makes a tray of dairy-free chai muffins, while there's a low-key lunch of Asian-flavoured short ribs - a perfect make-ahead, tender beef stew. Inspired by her visits to America's west coast, an informal supper for friends features Nigella's home-made, oven-baked fish tacos, which involve a bit of DIY at the table, followed by a salted chocolate tart for pudding
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Rating: 2.8
12:15pm
MOTD2 Extra
Mark Chapman presents football discussion with a line-up of guests, focusing on the headlines from yesterday's matches and news ahead of today's fixtures
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Rating: 5.7
1:00pm
Figure Skating
World Figure Skating Championships
Highlights of the event from Helsinki, Finland, where Javier Hernandez and Evgenia Medvedeva were among the favourites. Presented by Robin Cousins and Katherine Downes
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Rating: 6.4
3:00pm
When Danny Won the Masters
The story of Danny Willett's surprise 2016 Masters victory at Augusta, which saw him become the first British golfer to win the Major event since 1996
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3:30pm
Holiday of My Lifetime with Len Goodman
Carol Kirkwood
Season 2 Episode 1/25

Strictly Come Dancing's Len Goodman takes weather presenter Carol Kirkwood back to St Helier, Jersey, to reminisce about a holiday in 1973
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Rating: 5.3
4:00pm
The House That £100K Built
Jody & Lori
Season 3 Episode 6/6

Kieran Long and Piers Taylor follow the fortunes of Jody and Lori, who are desperate for a modern family home and have decided to gamble everything they have on building a new one from scratch. Kieran takes the couple to see a series of homes tailor-made for the people that live in them. Each is packed with ideas they could try. As the build gathers pace, Lori struggles to make colour choices, so Piers explains the basics of colour theory, but will they really move from safe whites and greys to bold oranges and blues? Last in the series
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Rating: 2.6
5:00pm
Flog It!
Colchester 11
Season 10 Episode 20/75

Kate Bateman and David Barby head for Essex to attend a valuing day at Colchester Town Hall, where they find a pair of valuable paintings of fish and two Clarice Cliff items. Meanwhile, Paul Martin visits a nearby stately home being restored to its former glory by a group of local campaigners
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Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Inside the Factory
Inside the Factory: Cereal: Cereal
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey return with the programme shedding light on how some of Britain's biggest factories make the nation's favourite products, beginning with popular breakfast cereals. Gregg starts by receiving a boat-load of corn fresh from Argentina, and witnesses as it is cooked, milled and flavoured to become a top-selling cereal brand. Cherry learns about the immunity-boosting powers of vitamin D, which is added to many of the UK's most popular cereals, and historian Ruth Gordon samples a Victorian breakfast of lobster and pig's head, as part of a daily meal that included 4,500 calories
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Rating: 2.6
7:00pm
Robot Wars
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present the final heat, with reigning champion Apollo taking on rival contenders Ms Nightshade, Coyote, Rusty, Crackers'n'Smash, Meggamouse, Trolley Rage and Carbide through two group battles and a mini-league. The battles are all overseen by judges Professor Noel Sharkey, Professor Sethu Vijayakumar and Dr Lucy Rogers
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Rating: 6.4
8:00pm
Top Gear
Season 24 Episode 5/7

Chris Harris and Sabine Schmitz compete in a buggy race across the Californian desert that is one of the toughest events in motorsport, and Matt LeBlanc test drives new supercar the Ford GT
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Rating: 8.2
9:00pm
Turkey with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 2/2

In the second half of the journey, Simon travels along the Black Sea Coast to the capital of Ankara and the Northern Highlands, witnessing first hand the aftermath of fighting in Kurdish areas and meeting a conservationist attempting to preserve the region's brown bears. He then returns to Istanbul, where he takes part in a popular TV series set in the palace of the Ottoman Sultans
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Rating: 7.3
10:00pm
Live at the Apollo
Season 12 Episode 6/6

Stand-up comedian and author Joe Lycett plays host in this show recorded before a packed house at London's Hammersmith Apollo. He warms up the audience and then introduces routines by fellow funny men Ivo Graham and Phil Wang
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Rating: 6.1
10:45pm
Film Dead Poets Society (1989)
A charismatic English teacher at a New England prep school in the 1950s raises eyebrows among his strait-laced colleagues by encouraging the students to live life beyond their expectations. Unfortunately, the boys find their families and the rest of the teaching staff are not so understanding about their desire to follow their dreams. Peter Weir's drama, starring Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles and Gale Hansen
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Rating: 7.2
12:50am
Question Time
Carlisle
David Dimbleby chairs the debate from Carlisle, with a panel of politicians and other guests facing topical questions from the audience
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4
1:50am
Holby City
Unbreakable
Season 19 Episode 25/52

Dom and Isaac clash professionally over a patient's treatment, leaving Dom to reconsider their personal relationship. When Dom takes a stand against Isaac and confronts him, he finds himself at the receiving end of his boyfriend's temper. Serena is dealt a further blow when a patient arrives on AAU serving as a reminder of Elinor's recent death. Meanwhile, a drunken mistake prompts Ollie to take a big step in his relationship with Zosia
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
2:45am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
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Rating: 9