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BBC Two England

   
2:05am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.2
 
   
6:35am
Wild & Weird
Season 2 Episode 15 of 16
Weird Weather Tim and Naomi present strange stories from the natural world. This time they check out some wild weather, including a storm of giant hailstones at a sunny beach, a terrifying tornado made of fire and the weird winds that help to keep the Amazon rainforest growing

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.9
 
   
6:50am
Marrying Mum and Dad
Season 7 Episode 14 of 15
Circus A brother-and-sister team plan a circus spectacular

Category Children's/Youth
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8
 
   
7:15am
Ricky Wilson's Art Jam
Season 1 Episode 4 of 10
Nile Wilson Former gymnast Nile Wilson shows Ricky three items that mean the world to him, including a black-and-white painting of him in action and his Commonwealth Games gold medal

Category Children's/Youth
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
7:35am
Blue Peter
World Record Spectacular and Medieval Jousting A world record attempt with a freestyle cycle stunt team

Category Children's/Youth
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
7.1
 
   
8:05am
Planet Defenders
Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
Jack and Rewilding Environmentalist Jack Harries films beavers, red squirrels, pine martens and Scottish wildcats as he investigates the impact of rewilding projects in the UK

Category Children's/Youth
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.3
 
   
8:30am
Supersized Earth
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
The Way We Move Dallas Campbell moves on to transport as he continues his investigation into engineering innovations over recent decades. He takes a treacherous walk along what will be one of the longest suspension bridges in the world, rides in a robot car and sees how far aeroplanes have advanced by flying a replica of the Wright brothers' glider from 1902. Along the way he discovers how to transport an object the size of Buckingham Palace halfway around the world and the advances in technology that have now made it possible to build a permanent house in space

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.4
 
   
9:30am
Hugh's Wild West
Season 1 Episode 2 of 12
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall continues his wildlife expedition in the West Country, turning his attention to the curious creatures of the Jurassic Coast, and the local conservationists dedicated to their care. Resident fishermen help Hugh devise a plan to witness the odd behaviour of cuttlefish up-close, and on the shingle expanse of Chesil Beach, a team of volunteers works to ensure nesting terns are able to raise their young in safety

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.4
 
   
10:30am
Chris and Meg's Wild Summer
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
Lake District Chris Packham and his stepdaughter Megan McCubbin continue their a wildlife-watching road trip round Britain, this time exploring the Lake District. They take two alpacas for a short walk and a paddle in Derwentwater, before heading off in search of the elusive red squirrel, and going to a bar with a live badger-cam. Chris then takes Megan to Walney Island, one of his favourite places, where they catch sight of grey seals, eider ducks and terns

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.4
 
   
11:00am
Serengeti
Season 2 Episode 4 of 6
Serengeti II As tensions rise, it is a dangerous time to be born. Old enemies cause trouble for the lions and baboons, while the hyenas make life hard for the jackals and the leopard cubs. A gazelle fawn hides in the short grass to avoid predators, while warthogs demonstrate some unexpected tricks to avoid being eaten by Aiysha's cubs

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.9
 
   
12:00pm
Nigel Slater's Middle East
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
Nigel Slater's Middle East: Turkey Turkey is one of only a handful of nations that has the ability to be self-sufficient. Its hugely diverse landscape produces a spectacular range and quantity of produce that defines its local cuisine. In Istanbul, Nigel gets a taste of the exuberant dishes of the Sultans, before travelling to Central Anatolia where he meets families who are working hard to preserve their traditional food culture in the face of mounting modernity. The food writer also explores the Eastern Black Sea region, where he discovers the truly mosaic-like quality of Turkish culture and cuisine

Category Leisure/Hobbies
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.6
 
   
1:00pm
Animals with Cameras
Season 2 Episode 2 of 4
Chris Watts works with biologists and researchers to develop bespoke cameras tough enough for the Australian landscape, withstanding the heat and the height that the animals have to live with. In New South Wales, Gordon encounters a marsupial facing a complex set of challenges when he meets a population of kangaroos that are being pushed to the very brink by a coastal development boom

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
5.1
 
   
2:00pm
Take a Hike
Season 1 Episode 1 of 15
Devon - Helen Competition held in a different part of Britain each week in which five people showcase countryside walks, with each judged by the other hikers on the quality of the route, the picnic, the views and the entertainment. Kicking off the first week in Devon is 63-year-old taxi-drives Helen, who taking the others for a cultural tour of Ilfracombe's coastal path with a surprise splashy ending

Category Show/Game Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.3
 
   
2:30pm
Take a Hike
Season 1 Episode 2 of 15
Devon - Julian Teaching assistant Julian explores the healing power of nature in Lynmouth, planning to take the group on a wild woodland walk up the East Lyn river

Category Show/Game Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.3
 
   
3:00pm
Take a Hike
Season 1 Episode 3 of 15
Devon - Rosie Single mum and part-time farmer Rosie hopes to take the lead with her farming and country life hike along the Devon coast near Teignmouth, ending on the cliffs above Labrador Bay

Category Show/Game Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.3
 
   
3:30pm
Take a Hike
Season 1 Episode 4 of 15
Devon - Chaz Today's Devon hike is hosted by former deputy mayor Chaz, who serves up snow flurries and a spicy picnic on Dartmoor. Rhod Gilbert narrates

Category Show/Game Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.3
 
   
4:00pm
Take a Hike
Season 1 Episode 5 of 15
Devon - Colin B&B owner Colin hosts the last Devon hike on a woodland trail from Greenway to historic Dartmouth. It remains to be seen whether he will win over the walkers to claim top prize

Category Show/Game Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.3
 
   
4:30pm
A House Through Time
Season 4 Episode 2 of 4
Digging into the affairs of the house's next resident Benjamin Wild, David Olusoga discovers a factory owner with a history of questionable business dealings, including an employee mangled to death on the factory floor. But when his business is burned down, allegedly by a disgruntled employee, will Wild's luck finally run out? David then explores the story of Mary and Andrew Mellish, whose one-year-old child fell victim to one of the Victorian city's most deadly diseases

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.2
 
   
5:30pm
Jay's Yorkshire Workshop
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
Jez and Shane from Huddersfield come to the workshop to tell Jay about a guy known as Mr Bob. He set up a mental health charity for men in the local station called Platform 1 and has helped hundreds of men in crisis, including Shane. They'd like Jay and his team to come up with a chair for Mr Bob to say thank you. Expert woodworker Ciaran designs a contemporary wingback chair set on a pedestal. Jay travels across Bradford to a part of the city called Manningham. Here, he meets PC Husnain, who tells Jay that, having grown up there surrounded by gangs, his life could have turned out very differently if it hadn't been for a youth worker called Sharat

Category Leisure/Hobbies
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
0.5
 
   
6:30pm
Saving Lives at Sea
Season 6 Episode 4 of 10
The crew at Tower, on the River Thames in London, is the busiest of all the lifeboat stations, averaging more than 500 shouts a year and aiming to launch to any emergency in under 90 seconds. When a call comes in about a man in the water near the Thames Barrier, they reach him with just moments to spare. In Fleetwood, on the Lancashire coast, a desperate 999 call alerts the crew to a bait digger - out looking for worms on the sand flats - who has been caught out by the incoming spring tide and is in danger of being submerged and swept out to sea

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.3
 
   
7:30pm
Dad's Army
Season 3 Episode 5 of 14
Something Nasty in the Vault Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson are trapped in the bank vault with an unexploded bomb - so the Home Guard heroes try to defuse the situation without their savings going up in flames. Jimmy Perry and David Croft's classic wartime comedy, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn. First broadcast in 1969

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
7.8
 
   
8:00pm
Natural World
Season 35 Episode 6 of 9
Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants Conservationist Dr Julian Fennessy is on a mission to learn more about the giraffes of Africa, but the most important fact is that they are disappearing. In an urgent attempt to save them, he and a determined Ugandan team round up 20 of the world's rarest giraffes to take across and beyond the mighty Nile River. The stakes are high, but if they succeed the reward will be a brighter future for an animal Dr Fennessy believes has been overlooked. Narrated by David Attenborough

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.9
 
   
9:00pm
QI
Season 16 Episode 4 of 18
Parts Sandi Toksvig hosts the quiz with a difference as comedians Sara Pascoe and Johnny Vegas and former MP Ed Balls join regular panellist Alan Davies. to answer questions about subjects associated with various parts

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8.3
 
   
9:30pm
When Nirvana Came to Britain
Documentary examining the band's visits to the UK between 1989 and 1994, with contributions by former members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic. The programme charts Nirvan's rise from performing in pubs and tiny venues through to their legendary and infamous TV appearances on programmes such as The Word and Top of the Pops - moments that helped to cement their status as one of the biggest rock bands on the planet and brought grunge culture to the mainstream

Category Education/Science/Factual
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
10:30pm
Reel Stories: Dave Grohl
The Foo Fighters frontman joins host Dermot O'Leary to look back on his career, from his first TV performance with Nirvana aged 22, right through to headlining Reading and Leeds Festival with Foo Fighters in 2019

Category News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
9
 
   
11:15pm
Film Detroit (2017)
A group of rogue police officers responds to a complaint with apparent retribution rather than justice in mind, launching a raid on a group of African-Americans. Public anger reaches a peak after the incident, as relationships sour with authority. Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots, starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith

Category General
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
3.9
 
   
1:30am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.2
 
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