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Wed 23 Oct

3:35am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 12/20

Jay Blades and the team are in Bradford, where they restore an old lawnmower and an antique cabinet, and find a creative new use for a cable drum
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Escape to the Perfect Town
Ayr
Season 1 Episode 12/15

Property relocation advice
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
8:00am
Shop Well for Less?
Season 4 Episode 3/5

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern try to help the Miller family in North Lincolnshire, with parents Wes and Mel wanting to save up for their wedding after 10 years together. With no savings and big expectations, they need to make considerable changes if they want the wedding of their dreams - can Alex and Steph show these big spenders that it is possible to create memories without breaking the bank, and help them put money aside for their special day? The Great British public gets their say too, as they put four similar-looking biker jackets to the test
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.8
9:00am
BBC News at 9
23/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
23/10/2019
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.1
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
23/10/2019
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
11:45am
Politics Live
23/10/2019
Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day. Includes live coverage of Prime Minister's Questions from midday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 25/25

Quiz in which one contestant becomes the Boss and has to use judgement and tactics to decide which player is best able to answer questions. Susan Calman hosts
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.8
1:45pm
Heir Hunters
Harrison/Robinson
Season 11 Episode 17/20

A council searches for relatives of a retired builder, but a large family with a common name makes it hard to find anyone. Time is running out on an unclaimed estate in Chelsea
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.7
2:30pm
Yes Chef
Paul Ainsworth
Season 2 Episode 3/20

Michelin-starred Paul Ainsworth takes part in the culinary challenge, putting three home cooks through their paces including a test of their butchery skills. Sheree Murphy presents
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
3:15pm
Hidden Kingdoms
Urban Jungles
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The documentary focuses on small creatures in an urban setting. In Rio de Janeiro, marmosets use power-lines as they would tree branches to scour the streets for food, and one animal becomes separated from its group and is forced to the ground, where it confronts the dangers of the city alone. Almost 11,000 miles away in the neon metropolis of Tokyo, a rhinoceros beetle begins an extraordinary journey to find sanctuary on a rare patch of greenery, along the way facing predatory bats, eight-eyed jumping spiders, praying mantises and a sharp-eyed crow. Including Hidden Kingdoms Revealed, showing how the film was made. Narrated by Stephen Fry
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.1
4:15pm
The Hunt
Hide and Seek
Season 1 Episode 3/7

The challenges predators face finding and catching prey in a forest, where more than half the animal species on Earth live. However, it proves a tricky environment for predators, as vision is often blocked, escape routes are numerous, and the terrain makes travelling at speed almost impossible. The programme features footage of tigers using their surroundings to ambush deer and pine martens making tunnels in the snow, as well as examining the strategies adopted by sparrowhawks, jumping spiders, tarsiers, eagles and chimpanzees
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
5:15pm
Make Me a Dealer
Croydon: Jonathan & Richard
Season 2 Episode 13/20

Paul Martin is in Croydon as chef Jonathan Jones and hospitality consultant Richard Arman use their own cash to buy and sell antiques to try to make the most profit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 13/100

Andi Oliver, Ivo Graham, Phill Jupitus and Kate Humble test their general knowledge skills in a variety of entertaining trivia-based games this week
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 23/60

Rylan Clark-Neal presents more backstage gossip and exclusive news from Strictly Come Dancing. Plus, Ian Waite casts his eye over the couples' latest training footage
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.3
7:00pm
The Andrew Neil Show
23/10/2019
Andrew Neil and guests with interviews, discussion and analysis from Westminster, including the latest news on Brexit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
7:30pm
Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs
Shelter from the Storm
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Paul Murton travels from Loch Gairloch to Loch Maree, along the way meeting the 'king and queen' of Islonia, matching a medieval feat of archery, diving to a wartime wreck in Loch Ewe and finding himself short-changed at a money tree
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.1
8:00pm
Your Home Made Perfect
Season 1 Episode 8/8

In the final episode of the series, architects Laura Jane Clark and Robert Jamison compete to win a commission to transform a garden room in a three-bedroom Victorian terraced house in Shrewsbury for Mike and Lisa. Robert suggests a structure that gives each of them their own separate spaces, while Laura attempts to blend the needs of the whole family with in a highly adaptable garden room
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
9:00pm
Catching Britain's Killers: The Crimes That Changed Us
Interrogation
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The crime documentary reveals how a 1970s miscarriage of justice, involving three teenage boys, led to a new method of police interrogation and investigation. When the body of Maxwell Confait was found in south London, three local boys confessed to arson and murder and were consequently convicted, despite retracting their statements and protesting their innocence. However, each of their convictions were eventually overturned, which shone a light on dangerous police practices that pressured the boys to confess to a crime they did not commit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
10:00pm
The Apprentice: You're Fired
Electric Bikes
Season 15 Episode 4/12

The companion programme to The Apprentice, with Tom Allen talking to the fourth candidate to be ejected from the competition. The host is also joined by a panel of experts and fans, who offer an entertaining analysis of this week's task
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.8
10:30pm
Newsnight
23/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
23/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
Murder, Mystery and My Family
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Criminal barristers Sasha Wass and Jeremy Dein examine a violent burglary and murder in Oxford in 1931, which resulted in the conviction and execution of Henry Seymour
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
12:00am
The Day California Burned
Documentary examining the devastating wildfire that swept through northern California in November 2018, causing the deaths of more than 80 people and approximately $16.5billion of damage. The film features interviews with firefighters, police officers and local residents who came face to face with the fire, including a nurse who evacuated her patients before finding herself trapped in the middle of the blaze
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5
1:00am
The Americas with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 1/5

The explorer travels the length of North and South America. The expedition begins at the northernmost point in Alaska, journeying south through Canada to the border with the US. In Denali National Park, he witnesses first hand the impact of climate change on a glacier. He also hunts caribou with native Americans, hears from both sides of the conflict over a controversial oil drilling plan, and discovers Vancouver's opioid addiction crisis
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
2:00am
Dragons' Den
Season 17 Episode 3/14

Sara Davies, Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Touker Suleyman and Tej Lalvani assess the profit-making potential of an eco-friendly entrepreneur's alternative to straws, a range of skincare products, a device designed to make bikes more visible, and a brand of food with a personal story behind it. Evan Davis presents
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5.4
3:00am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Thu 24 Oct

6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 13/20

Sarah Moore scours Woking Recycling Centre in Surrey for unloved items she can transform, including a chest of drawers and a collection of redundant file boxes
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Escape to the Perfect Town
Season 1 Episode 13/15

Property relocation advice
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
8:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Compton Verney 1
Season 42 Episode 6/

Fiona Bruce and the team are in Compton Verney, Warwickshire, where finds include a sketch by illustrator Quentin Blake, the Duke of Wellington's riding crop and Queen Victoria's chocolate box. Christian Beadman gets his hands on a cricket stump from the infamous Bodyline series, and Fiona learns more about Compton Verney's fascinating folk art collection, which depicts everyday life during the 18th and 19th centuries
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5.8
9:00am
BBC News at 9
24/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
24/10/2019
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.1
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
24/10/2019
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:15pm
Politics Live
24/10/2019
Andrew Neil and guests discuss the big political issues of the day
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 12/25

Quiz hosted by Susan Calman in which one contestant becomes the Boss and has to use judgement and tactics to decide which player is best suited to answer questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.8
1:45pm
Heir Hunters
Winser/MacLennan
Season 11 Episode 18/20

The probate detectives search for relatives of a woman from Lambeth, south London, for whom there is a major question mark over the value of her estate
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
2:30pm
Yes Chef
Jun Tanaka
Season 2 Episode 4/20

Top chef Jun Tanaka has his eye on the prize as he puts three home cooks through a series of culinary challenges, including how to make the perfect red wine sauce
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
3:15pm
Animals in Love
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Liz Bonnin presents the first of two programmes exploring animal relationships, finding out how they meet, mate and form relationships, and asking whether they can fall in love the same as humans. On her travels, she finds several animals that have discovered the secrets of successful long-lasting relationship, including the bonobo of the Congo, Africa's wild dogs and tamarins in the UK. But there are other sides to the story, like the devoted penguin couple that stayed together for 10 years, only for things to turn out not quite as they seemed. Liz also hears how a Siamaon gibbon dealt with the death of his life partner and meets a pair of elephants with an extraordinary friendship
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.3
4:15pm
The Hunt
Hunger at Sea
Season 1 Episode 4/7

Examining the hunting methods of aquatic predators. The vastness of oceans means that wildlife is scattered over a large area, and animals often have to travel great distances in search of food. Blue whales' great size proves useful in their search for krill, while frigate birds have developed a clever means of catching food without having to land on water. Also featuring footage of sharks, sea lions, spinner dolphins, albatross and sargassum fish
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
5:15pm
Make Me a Dealer
Clevedon: Caroline & Jon
Season 2 Episode 14/20

Paul Martin is in Clevedon, where artist Jon Webster and globetrotting retiree Caroline Crutchley learn the tricks of the antiques-buying trade to see who can make the most profit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 14/100

Andi Oliver, Ivo Graham, Phill Jupitus and Kate Humble test their knowledge in a series of trivia-based games across the week, with the ultimate winner declared on Friday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 24/60

Rylan Clark-Neal talks to some of the couples and looks at a few of Saturday's costumes with designer Vicky Gill. Plus, further progress on the contestants' training with Ian Waite
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.3
7:00pm
MOTDx
24/10/2019
Jermaine Jenas is joined by Craig Mitch, Chelcee Grimes and Reece Parkinson to take an offbeat look at the Premier League, also discussing skills, celebrities, fashion, music and culture
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.6
7:30pm
Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs
Taming the Wild
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Paul Murton continues his Grand Tour with a chilly swim across Loch Ba high on Rannoch Moor and struggles against the elements while trainspotting. He also meets some veteran Tunnel Tigers - men who tunnelled deep inside the Grampians, diverting water to hydroelectric schemes
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.1
8:00pm
Hairy Bikers: Route 66
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Dave Myers and Si King mount their bikes for the final leg of their epic journey along the American road. They begin in Las Vegas, where they learn how to make apparently the best mashed potato in the world - inspiring them to cook a massive lobster and prawn cocktail. Back on the road they finally reach California, where they follow the path of the 49ers during the gold rush and learn about cooking with marijuana - which is perfectly legal in Los Angeles. They also enjoy the best tacos they have ever eaten at a taco festival, before reaching Santa Monica pier - the end of their trip
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:00pm
Giri/Haji
Season 1 Episode 2/8

As Kenzo searches Saburo's apartment for clues to his brother's whereabouts, he comes face to face with an assassin who gives him a message from the mob boss Mr Abbot - go home or go to the morgue. But Kenzo is reluctant to leave London without Yuto, and after news from Tokyo that the body count is rising, he realises he has to find his brother before the gang war gets out of control. Besides, he has also begun to form other, more personal, attachments in the English capital. Crime thriller, starring Takehiro Hira and Kelly Macdonald
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.8
10:00pm
Later - with Jools Holland
Season 54 Episode 2/6

Jools presents the second the long-running music show, introducing Liam Gallagher with songs from his second solo album Why Me? Why Not, featuring his son Gene playing drums on The River. Also performing are four-piece Australian rockers Amyl and the Sniffers, Surrey singer-songwriter Rex Orange County and rapper Kojey Radical, with tracks from his latest EP Cashmere Tears. The line-up is completed by soul singer Celeste, making her Later debut, and singer and podcast queen Jessie Ware, who also co-hosts tomorrow's longer show
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
10:30pm
Newsnight
24/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Kirsty Wark
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
24/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
Catching Britain's Killers: The Crimes That Changed Us
Interrogation
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The crime documentary reveals how a 1970s miscarriage of justice, involving three teenage boys, led to a new method of police interrogation and investigation. When the body of Maxwell Confait was found in south London, three local boys confessed to arson and murder and were consequently convicted, despite retracting their statements and protesting their innocence. However, each of their convictions were eventually overturned, which shone a light on dangerous police practices that pressured the boys to confess to a crime they did not commit
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
12:15am
Japan with Sue Perkins
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Sue Perkins continues on her trip around Japan, exploring a nation caught between the demands of a hi-tech future and the pull of a traditional past. In the concluding episode, Sue travels to the ancient city of Kyoto to spend time with geishas and meets those working hard to keep geisha culture alive. She then heads south of Kyoto to experience free diving with Ama divers, before travelling to Hiroshima, where she meets Mr Tetsushi, an 84-year-old survivor of the atomic blast during the Second World War. Finally, Sue returns to Tokyo, to see how the Japanese are tackling challenges of the future
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.2
1:15am
Home Is Where the Art Is
Season 1 Episode 5/

The three artists travel to a home in Birmingham. It's an emotional brief from the mystery buyer, who has up to £750 to spend on a piece of art to reflect a family bond after donating half of her liver to her mother. Presented by Nick Knowles
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
2:00am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Fri 25 Oct

6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 14/20

EJ Osborne rescues a collection of car exhaust parts, a workbench and a metal table frame, before he and two others restyle them in the hope of making a profit for the owners
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Escape to the Perfect Town
Season 1 Episode 14/15

Steve Brown takes a couple round the West Yorkshire market town of Wetherby, showing them properties for their £550,000 budget and also exploring the local cafes and horticulture
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
8:00am
Gardeners' World
Season 52 Episode 29/32

A look at the role that plants and gardening play in people's mental and physical wellbeing, exploring the idea that gardening is a good and positive pastime. Arit Anderson travels to a medical centre in Kent where gardening is prescribed by doctors, to help patients cope with long-term mental and physical problems. Adam Frost is at a community garden in Oxfordshire, created to provide ongoing support for sufferers of Parkinson's disease. Back at Longmeadow, Monty Don plants bulbs for spring and catches up on some seasonal tasks
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.5
9:00am
BBC News at 9
25/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
25/10/2019
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.1
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
25/10/2019
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:15pm
Politics Live
25/10/2019
Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:00pm
Coast
Season 5

Britain's bonds with its Celtic cousins across in Brittany are explored. Neil Oliver visits the province of Finistere, battered by some of the world's wildest waters
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
1:45pm
Heir Hunters
Chase/Wilson
Season 11 Episode 19/20

Heirs to the estate of a Sussex man learn about their grandfather and one relative receives a life-changing knock on the door. Plus, heirs to the estate of a popular Sussex man learn about their remarkable grandfather, a priest in the British Orthodox church
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
2:30pm
Yes Chef
Final 1
Season 2 Episode 5/20

The weekly final sees chefs Nigel Haworth, Amandine Chaignot, Paul Ainsworth and Jun Tanaka pair up with their chosen home cook partners and go head to head in the ultimate pro-am cooking competition. And to pile on the pressure, three-star Michelin chef Pierre Koffmann judges their final dishes. Culinary challenge, hosted by Sheree Murphy
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
3:15pm
Animals in Love
Season 1 Episode 2/2

In the second of two programmes about relationships in the wild, Liz Bonnin explores the ways in which animals get together. She observes a form of extreme flirting in a troop of capuchin monkeys in South America, which sees the females go to extraordinary lengths to attract the alpha male, reveals how African hyenas find it tough getting a girl and how an orang-utan in America chooses its partner in a very 21st-century way. For other animals, it turns out smell is a deal-breaker, while for others, it's all about having the best moves on the dance floor
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.3
4:15pm
The Hunt
Nowhere to Hide
Season 1 Episode 5/7

Examining animals on the hunt in deserts and grasslands, where prey has nowhere to hide - but neither do predators, making the element of surprise difficult to come by. Cheetahs use their unmatched speed to solve this problem, while lions have learned to use desert storms to conceal their approach and caracals are able to blend into the tall dry grass. The programme also features footage of bald eagles stalking snow geese, hot rod ants who rely on the sun to kill their food, and headlight beetles that lure termites to their death with an eerie glow
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
5:15pm
Make Me a Dealer
Stratford: Kamran & Neil
Season 2 Episode 15/20

Paul Martin is in Stratford-upon-Avon, where businessman Kamran Osman challenges behaviour consultant Neil Tomalin to buy and sell antiques to try to make the most profit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
6:00pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 25/60

Rylan Clark-Neal presents analysis of the pro-celebrity couples' progress ahead of tomorrow night's show. Celebrity super fans discuss all things ballroom, Gethin Jones catches up with the couples backstage at this week's Strictly rehearsals, and there's a live music performance in the studio
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.3
7:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 15/100

Andi Oliver, Ivo Graham, Phill Jupitus and Kate Humble go toe-to-toe testing their general knowledge skills in a variety of entertaining trivia-based games, vying to be crowned weekly champion
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
7:30pm
Mastermind
Season 17 Episode 10/31

John Humphrys grills four more contenders on their chosen subjects, which are Jan Morris' Pax Britannica trilogy, the musical Les Misérables, UK number one singles of the 1960s and The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice. This is followed by a two-minute general knowledge round
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
8:00pm
Natural World
Weasels: Feisty and Fearless
Weasels are often portrayed as villains and associated with bad behaviour. In an attempt to determine whether this assessment is correct, this documentary employs the use of over 50 hidden cameras to follow the adventures of first-time stoat mum Bandita as she raises her kits in a unique weasel wonderland. Cameras capture the creatures interacting, revealing the true nature of the weasel family - feisty and fearless. Narrated by Julie Walters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
9:00pm
The Name of the Rose
Season 1 Episode 3/8

After William finds Adso and deduces the meaning of the verses of the Apocalypse on the library frescoes, he begins to suspect that Remigio and Salvatore were followers of Dolcino. When Adso asks for a book about the Dolcinians in the library, he arouses the suspicions and disapproval of Malachia and Benno who warn him to avoid such heretical texts. The papal delegation continues to advance, leaving death and destruction in its wake. John Turturro, Rupert Everett and Damian Hardung star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
9:50pm
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Monica Galetti and Giles Coren head to the foothills of the Swiss Alps to experience a very different type of travel - health and wellness tourism. The duo pay a visit to Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, which lies in the shadow of an ancient gorge, the thermal waters of which have lured visitors for centuries. The water is piped down to the hotel grounds to fill pools, pour out of drinking fountains and be used in the hotel's own beer
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
10:00pm
QI
Qanimals
Season 17 Episode 8/18

Sandi Toksvig asks questions on animals which start with a 'q', this time inviting Daliso Chaponda, Cariad Lloyd and Phill Jupitus to join regular panellist Alan Davies. As usual, the questions are so difficult points are instead awarded for the answers the host finds most interesting as opposed to correct
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
10:30pm
Newsnight
25/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Mark Urban
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:00pm
Weather
25/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:05pm
Later - with Jools Holland
Even Later - with Jools Holland and Jessie Ware
Season 54 Episode 2/6

Extended edition of the music programme, featuring soul singer Celeste and singer and podcast queen Jessie Ware as co-host. Liam Gallagher presents songs from his second solo album Why Me? Why Not, featuring his son Gene on drums. Plus, punk rockers Amyl and the Sniffers, Surrey singer-songwriter Rex Orange County, rapper Kojey Radical and soul singer Celeste
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
12:10am
Film Albert Nobbs (2011)
A woman in 19th-century Ireland has lived in disguise as a man for 30 years, holding down a job as a butler at a Dublin hotel. She meets a married house painter whom she discovers is a fellow cross-dresser, and is inspired by her new friend's happy life to seek a wife of her own. Period drama, starring Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Janet McTeer
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.3
1:55am
Panorama
Can You Trust the Billion Pound Investors? - Panorama
He was the rock star of investing. Hundreds of thousands of people trusted him with their savings and pensions. But Neil Woodford's funds lost billions and now investors are waiting to find out how much of their money they will get back. So how can you know who to trust with your cash? Richard Bilton investigates the secretive world of fund managers - the people who gamble with your money
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.1
2:25am
Catching Britain's Killers: The Crimes That Changed Us
DNA
Season 1 Episode 1/3

The stories of murder investigations and their consequences, which overturned laws, transformed police interrogation and revolutionised forensic detection. It begins with the hunt to find the killer of two teenage girls in 1980s Leicestershire, which led to an extraordinary forensic breakthrough - DNA fingerprinting
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
3:25am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Sat 26 Oct

6:05am
Mustangs FC
Seven and Half Minutes
Marnie desperately wants to get scouted and needs Anton to let her play with the boys
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Top Class
Round 4: Great Kingshill CofE v Broad Heath Primary
Season 5 Episode 4/

Two teams take on the challenge of answering questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.4
7:00am
Blue Peter
Blue Peter: Goes Green with Sir David Attenborough
Wildlife presenter and eco-activist David Attenborough joins Lindsey Russell and Richie Driss and earns his Green Badge
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.1
7:30am
Live International Rugby League
Tonga v Great Britain
Tonga v Great Britain (Kick-off 8.00am). Mark Chapman presents coverage of the opening Test in a four-match tour for the Lions, which takes place at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand and is Great Britain's first game since 2007. Former England head coach Wayne Bennett is in charge of the Lions, and he will be hoping for a repeat of his side's 20-18 victory over Tonga in the 2017 World Cup semi-final. With commentary by Dave Woods and Brian Noble
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:00am
Robot Wars
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present more battles in the arena. A team of engineering students has created a robot that is able to move easily in any direction, which they send into battle against a group of holiday camp staff and a father and son duo whose machine is equipped with huge piercing claws
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
11:00am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 9 Episode 3/20

Daniel Brocklebank and Hayley Tamaddon search for antiques in East Anglia, taking a trip to Great Yarmouth's Pleasure Beach and discovering a scheme to rehouse unwanted dogs
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
12:00pm
Nadiya's Asian Odyssey
Nepal
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Nadiya Hussain takes a trip to the Himalayan country of Nepal to learn more about its people, places and food as part of her adventure to explore her identity. She begins in Kathmandu, where she joins a supper club run by young foodies who share with her the vastly varied cuisine of their country, then heads to the historic city of Bhaktapur, which was devastated by the earthquake of 2015, and visits an abbey to meet nuns from a Buddhist sect who practise kung fu and teach female empowerment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.6
1:00pm
The Best Dishes Ever
Speedy Cooking
Season 1 Episode 2/20

Ainsley Harriott introduces recipes that can be prepared quickly, including Nigel Slater's herb butter squid, James Martin's icebox cake and Mary Berry's chocolate tray bake
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5
1:30pm
Film Laura (1944)
A woman presumed murdered turns up alive and well, confounding the suspicions of the New York detective working on the case, who thought the killer could have been one of her many socialite friends. Meanwhile, he finds himself irresistibly drawn to her as he tries to establish the victim's real identity. Mystery, with Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb and Vincent Price
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
3:00pm
Best House in Town
Cardiff: Final
Season 1 Episode 20/20

The judges return to Cardiff to give the winning homes from each category a second look, getting a fresh insight into each before deciding which one they like the most. Narrated by Marcus Garve
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6
3:30pm
Your Home Made Perfect
Season 1 Episode 8/8

In the final episode of the series, architects Laura Jane Clark and Robert Jamison compete to win a commission to transform a garden room in a three-bedroom Victorian terraced house in Shrewsbury for Mike and Lisa. Robert suggests a structure that gives each of them their own separate spaces, while Laura attempts to blend the needs of the whole family with in a highly adaptable garden room
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.7
4:30pm
Saving Lives at Sea
Season 4 Episode 8/10

RNLI volunteers at Calshot on the south coast race to the rescue of a 180-metre-long cargo ship which has run aground on a sandbank, and is now listing at a dangerous angle. At the most northerly lifeboat station on the British mainland, the crew gets called out to investigate a personal locator beacon which has been set off on a remote stretch of rocky coastline, and in Kinsale, volunteers come to the aid of a horse
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
5:30pm
Britain's Classroom Heroes
Britain's Classroom Heroes 2019
Sean Fletcher and Tina Daheley present highlights of the annual Teaching Awards from London's Roundhouse, Those presenting the trophies include broadcaster Joan Bakewell, gymnast Max Whitlock and Girls Aloud's Nicola Roberts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.2
6:30pm
Dad's Army
All Is Safely Gathered In
Season 5 Episode 8/13

Capt Mainwaring and the platoon offer to help Pte Godfrey's widowed friend gather in the harvest on her farm - but their well-meaning efforts end in predictable chaos. Comedy first aired in 1972, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Arnold Ridley
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.2
7:00pm
Natural World
Weasels: Feisty and Fearless
Weasels are often portrayed as villains and associated with bad behaviour. In an attempt to determine whether this assessment is correct, this documentary employs the use of over 50 hidden cameras to follow the adventures of first-time stoat mum Bandita as she raises her kits in a unique weasel wonderland. Cameras capture the creatures interacting, revealing the true nature of the weasel family - feisty and fearless. Narrated by Julie Walters
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
8:00pm
Great Australian Railway Journeys
Port Augusta to Darwin: The Ghan
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Michael Portillo ventures Down Under to explore Australia by train. He begins by riding the legendary Ghan Railway, a train almost a kilometre in length and hauled by two locomotives, which covers nearly 2,000 miles across Australia's red centre. Michael traces its route from the southern harbour of Port Augusta to Darwin on the north coast, along the way meeting the indigenous people of Alice Springs, visiting a kangaroo sanctuary and joining Australians to mark the anniversary of Anzac Day, the First Word War battle that defined their nation
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

9:00pm
Film Westwood: Punk - Icon - Activist (2018)
Documentary film reflecting on the extraordinary career of fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, looking closely at her artistry, her activism and her cultural significance. Featuring contributions from Westwood herself, as well as Pamela Anderson, Christina Hendricks and Kate Moss
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

10:20pm
Pose
Acting Up
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Blanca senses that the ballroom scene is on the verge of breaking into the mainstream, and encourages her House of Evangelista children to follow their dreams. Angel pursues her ambition of becoming a fashion model, while Pray Tell joins an activist organisation fighting for the rights of HIV-positive people. Return of the drama, starring Billy Porter
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2
11:15pm
Pose
Worth It
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Blanca is determined to set a good example to her children and launches a business venture with her life's savings. But being a transgender businesswoman of colour, and from a poor background to boot, means the odds are stacked against her. Meanwhile, Elektra pulls a characteristically bold move, and Ricky has returned to town - and is back with Damon. But has distance made the heart grow fonder?
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2
12:10am
Film Leviathan (2014)
A mechanic comes under pressure from the Mayor of his small hometown, who wants to own the land his repair shop is built on. In desperation, the mechanic turns to a lawyer for help, unaware that this decision will have devastating repercussions for his life. Drama, starring Aleksey Serebryakov and Elena Lyadova. In Russian

Rating: 5
1:20am
The Name of the Rose
Season 1 Episode 3/8

After William finds Adso and deduces the meaning of the verses of the Apocalypse on the library frescoes, he begins to suspect that Remigio and Salvatore were followers of Dolcino. When Adso asks for a book about the Dolcinians in the library, he arouses the suspicions and disapproval of Malachia and Benno who warn him to avoid such heretical texts. The papal delegation continues to advance, leaving death and destruction in its wake. John Turturro, Rupert Everett and Damian Hardung star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
2:10am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Sun 27 Oct

6:30am
The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge
Cottage Gardens
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Six people are invited to compete in a garden-designing contest, with the winner being given a chance to plot and build a garden on Main Avenue at the Chelsea Flower Show 2015. For their first challenge, the designers have four days and £1,500 to build cottage gardens in the grounds of Harlow Carr, North Yorkshire. They will need to impress RHS judge James Alexander-Smith and the gold medal-winning gardener, Ann-Marie Powell to avoid being sent home. At the end of the competition, one person will win the career-changing opportunity to apply their horticultural flair to a patch on the Main Avenue at the 2015 Chelsea Flower Show. Presented by Joe Swift
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
7:30am
Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Klein
Into Winter
Season 1 Episode 6/6

In November and December, the horticulturist places delicate perennials under shelter, cuts back plants and sweeps up fallen leaves as the first frosts hit the garden. Snowdrops begin to appear as she puts tulip bulbs into the ground, and her thoughts turn to next spring
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
8:00am
Around the World in 80 Gardens
Mexico & Cuba
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Setting out on his horticultural tour, Monty Don finds a tasteful blend of ancient and modern landscaping in the antiquated water gardens of Mexico City, and the post-modern surreal fantasies of Luis Barragan in the Mexican rainforest. On the Caribbean island of Cuba, the intrepid gardener discovers a crumbling urban landscape playing host to a budding natural revolution
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
9:00am
Countryfile
Forest of Dean
Season 2019

In the Forest of Dean, Matt Baker goes on the hunt for the elusive adder, and finds out about a project in the forest that is teaching locals heritage crafts. Margherita Taylor meets the brass band making a 'big noise' in the area. She also explores the extraordinary Puzzlewood to discover how a landscape like this is protected. Adam Henson is on his farm keeping everything crossed as Lexie, his Suffolk Punch mare, gets a pregnancy scan
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
10:00am
Saturday Kitchen Best Bites
27/10/2019
Season 2019

Matt Tebbutt presents highlights of the series, recalling his favourite moments from previous years in the kitchen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
11:30am
Film Frankenweenie (2012)
A lonely boy uses electricity to bring his dead dog back to life. However, the presence of the animal in the neighbourhood leads to panic over a monster, while the young scientist's classmates are soon also meddling with life and death to revive their own pets. Tim Burton's stop-motion animated fantasy, with the voices of Charlie Tahan and Winona Ryder
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
12:45pm
The Hairy Bikers' Chicken and Egg
The duo set out on a culinary mission across Europe, the Middle East and America to find and cook the most delicious chicken and egg recipes in the world
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
1:45pm
My Life on a Plate
Michael Buerk
Season 1 Episode 14/15

Brian Turner accompanies Michael Buerk on a trip to his childhood home of Hereford, where his culinary memories range from the unpromising tinned spaghetti and overcooked cabbage served up by his grandmother to the wholesome food he found on his girlfriend's family table
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
2:30pm
The Hunt
Races Against Time
Season 1 Episode 6/7

A look at how predators hunt on the coast, both in the water and on land. The environment is in a constant state of change as the tides ebb and flow, so any opportunities to feed must be taken quickly. The programme features footage of dolphins, octopuses, monkeys, fishing wolves and one of the world's largest ever gatherings of humpback whales
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
3:30pm
Africa with Ade Adepitan
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The presenter explores Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Somalia. He visits a game reserve where efforts are being made to halt the decline of elephant numbers, explores Addis Ababa with long distance runner Haile Gebrselassie to discover why Ethiopia's economy has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and discovers the impact of war on Somalia, meeting a former NHS doctor who has returned to the country to help rebuild
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.5
4:30pm
NFL Live
Los Angeles Rams v Cincinnati Bengals
Los Angeles Rams v Cincinnati Bengals (Kick-off 5.00pm). Nat Coombs presents coverage of the match from the eighth round of fixtures, which takes place at Wembley Stadium. The Rams - led by quarterback Jared Goff - were the NFC's representative in the Super Bowl last season, but lost the showpiece game to Tom Brady's New England Patriots. The Bengals haven't made it to the play-offs since 2015, and this season looks set to be another disappointing one, with the team losing their opening six matches. With analysis from Osi Umenyiora, Jason Bell and Mike Carlson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8
7:00pm
Dragons' Den
Season 15 Episode 2/14

Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones, Touker Suleyman, Tej Lalvani and Jenny Campbell consider the profit-making potential of furniture made from old aeroplane parts, a range of organic dog treats, healthy snacks and a company that buys and sells books. Presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.4
8:00pm
Britain's Biggest Warship
Britain's Biggest Warship Goes to Sea
Season 2 Episode 1/3

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sets out on its first transatlantic crossing, a four-month deployment on the high seas which has the primary purpose of putting the top secret F-35B Lightning Stealth Fighter to the test. Within hours of leaving Portsmouth, the vessel encounters a Russian warship and needs to take immediate evasive action, and the crew has to deal with floods and dangerous fuel leaks on their way to Florida
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
9:00pm
The Americas with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 3/5

Simon travels the length of California. He climbs to the top of one of the world's tallest trees, and meets the fire crews tasked with tackling the ever-present danger of wildfires, a growing threat given the state's changing climate and chronic shortage of water. He also meets street doctors providing much-needed medical support to people living in extreme poverty and visits a city on the desert for Americans who have dropped out of the rat race entirely
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
10:05pm
Live at the Apollo
Russell Kane, Roisin Conaty, Nick Helm
Season 11 Episode 6/7

Russell Kane comperes an evening of stand-up at London's Hammersmith Apollo, treating the audience to his own brand of humour and introducing routines by comedy circuit stars Roisin Conaty and Nick Helm
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.8
10:40pm
Love in the Countryside
Season 2 Episode 6/6

Sara Cox helps Welsh shepherd Ioan get a leg up the love ladder, but when he invites three ladies back home, his demanding work threatens to obstruct his shot at romance. Meanwhile, vet George and equine dentist Victoria are both in the grips of a dating conundrum, sheepdog trainer Katy leaves the remote Cumbrian fells to see if romance will blossom with ex-motorbike champ David, and Sara finds out if any of the rural romantics believe they have found everlasting love in the countryside
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.9
11:40pm
Horizon
Horizon: Jupiter Revealed
Season 2018 Episode 5/

Thanks to NASA's Juno mission, scientists are starting to peel back the layers of Jupiter to reveal the wonders within. Professor Kaitlin Kratter reveals how extreme the planet is, with the aid of a quarry and a few rocks, giving some idea of the size of the second largest body in the solar system. And at the National Ignition facility in Northern California, Dr Marius Millot uses powerful lasers normally used for nuclear fusion for an experiment giving an idea of the pressures inside Jupiter. Narrated by Toby Jones
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.5
12:45am
Question Time
24/10/2019
Season 2019

Fiona Bruce presents the topical debate from South Shields, Tyne and Wear, inviting the studio audience to question a panel of politicians and other guests on subjects that have made the headlines over the past week
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4.2
1:45am
Best House in Town
York: Wildcard
Season 1 Episode 4/20

Three wildcard properties are thrown into the mix in York - an eco-friendly futuristic dream home, a converted barn with a modern twist and a five-storey Georgian townhouse
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6
2:35am
Holby City
Promise
Season 21 Episode 43/53

Ric agrees to undergo the dangerous brain surgery proposed by neurosurgeon Max. During the procedure, Ric has visions of his dead son and lost love, who present him with a terrible choice between life and death. A pregnant Helen returns to Holby, and Dom tries to support Lofty as he faces the prospect of fatherhood
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
3:30am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Mon 28 Oct

6:00am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 15/20

Jay Blades scours the recycling centre in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, in search of three skip-bound castoffs he can rework and repurpose. Woodworking specialist Bruce Faulseit is on hand to give an old bookcase a new look, while upholsterer Ray Clarke attempts a creative makeover on a set of dining chairs. For his own project, Jay has a plant stand to spruce up
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
6:45am
Escape to the Perfect Town
Shaftesbury
Season 1 Episode 15/15

Jonnie Irwin serves up some winning houses for tennis-playing town-seekers keen to test out Shaftesbury as their perfect Dorset town and have £460,000 to make the move. They quickly discover it's a top choice, and not just because it's on a hill but because of a great social scene, high street independents, festival events and stunning green spaces
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
7:30am
Saving Lives at Sea
Season 4 Episode 8/10

RNLI volunteers at Calshot on the south coast race to the rescue of a 180-metre-long cargo ship which has run aground on a sandbank, and is now listing at a dangerous angle. At the most northerly lifeboat station on the British mainland, the crew gets called out to investigate a personal locator beacon which has been set off on a remote stretch of rocky coastline, and in Kinsale, volunteers come to the aid of a horse
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
8:30am
The Week in Parliament
28/10/2019
A round-up of the week's proceedings in Parliament
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.3
9:00am
BBC News at 9
28/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
28/10/2019
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.1
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
28/10/2019
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:15pm
Politics Live
28/10/2019
Update on politics from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:00pm
Yes Chef
Galton Blackiston
Season 2 Episode 6/20

Michelin-starred chef Galton Blackiston puts three home cooks through a series of culinary challenges, including making quail's egg wrapped in a nest of potato. Sheree Murphy hosts
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
1:45pm
Heir Hunters
Hopkinson/Cable
Season 11 Episode 20/20

The probate detectives investigate a man from Margate, who led a life shrouded in mystery. Plus, a Cambridgeshire man who was a legend in tug-of-war
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
2:30pm
The Bear Family and Me
Spring
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan follows a family of wild black bears for a year. He arrives in the forests of Minnesota in spring to observe the animals emerging from their dens. However, before he can start filming, he faces the challenge of earning their trust and overcoming his own fear of the creatures, which have a dangerous reputation
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:30pm
The Bear Family and Me
Summer
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan returns to Minnesota in the summer to catch up with the black bears, but is upset to discover that cub Hope has been abandoned by her mother. With the young animal facing starvation, he is forced to step in and become a surrogate parent, and balances his new duties with continued study of the rest of the family
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
4:30pm
Celebrity Eggheads
Season 7 Episode 2/22

A team made up of antiques experts takes on the general knowledge champions, as Raj Bisram, David Harper, Caroline Hawley, Gary Pe and Danny Sebastian hope to win a cash prize for their chosen charity. Hosted by Jeremy Vine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.1
5:15pm
Make Me a Dealer
Exeter: Tricia & Phil
Season 2 Episode 16/20

Paul Martin heads to Exeter to shows former DJ Tricia O'Neall and teacher Phil Briggs the tricks of the trade for buying and selling collectibles, before an auction showdown
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 16/100

Dev Griffin, Alex Horne, Debbie McGee and June Sarpong test their general knowledge skills in a variety of entertaining trivia-based games this week
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 26/60

Rylan Clark-Neal is joined by the latest couple to be eliminated from the competition after losing the dance-off at the weekend. Plus, interviews with the remaining pairs
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.3
7:00pm
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 8 Episode 3/20

Actors David Bradley and Nigel Harman travel to Oxfordshire and Somerset in search of antiques, assisted by experts Natasha Raskin Sharp and Christina Trevanion. Nigel takes a shine to a domestic appliance of yesteryear, and David comes across an item that resonates with one of the characters he has played
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
8:00pm
Only Connect
Orwellians v Junipers
Season 15 Episode 8/28

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts the final first-round heat as George Orwell fans the Orwellians take on gin drinkers the Junipers. The teams must use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between four things that may appear at first not to be linked, with one set of clues consisting of Mary the Mutant, Krusty the Clown, Chandler Bing, and Scaramanga
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.6
8:30pm
University Challenge
Season 26 Episode 14/37

The academic quiz's penultimate first-round match takes place, with four students from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford pitting their wits against a team from Downing College, Cambridge in a bid to reach the second stage of the competition. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
9:00pm
Who Are You Calling Fat?
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Nine people who live with obesity move in together to explore what it means to be larger-bodied in Britain today, exploring, examining whether they should love their bodies and embrace their size, or strive to get healthy and lose weight. In the first edition, they meet and settle into a house in the Oxfordshire countryside and begin to share their personal stories. But when Del starts to tell them about the bariatric surgery that he feels has saved his life, Victoria accuses him of having stomach amputation surgery and the battle lines are drawn
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Motherland
The Purge
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Kevin reluctantly hosts a last-minute Halloween party, while Julia takes the kids trick-or-treating in an attempt to meet a celebrity who has just moved into the neighbourhood. Liz tags along as she has been stood up by a date and Anne is in attendance trying to make sure that the kids are safe - but by the time they reach Kevin's house one of the children is missing
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
10:30pm
Newsnight
28/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emma Barnett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
28/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
The Americas with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 3/5

Simon travels the length of California. He climbs to the top of one of the world's tallest trees, and meets the fire crews tasked with tackling the ever-present danger of wildfires, a growing threat given the state's changing climate and chronic shortage of water. He also meets street doctors providing much-needed medical support to people living in extreme poverty and visits a city on the desert for Americans who have dropped out of the rat race entirely
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.8
12:15am
The Cameron Years
A Huge Fight on My Hands
Season 1 Episode 1/2

The first in a two-part documentary drawing on an interview with former prime minister David Cameron to explore his leadership, the events that led to the EU referendum and its impact on the political landscape - not to mention his own career. The first film examines how the prime minister went from riding high after the successful 2015 election campaign to defeat in the referendum. Including contributions from Nick Clegg, Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Ann Widdecombe and Michael Heseltine
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
1:15am
Front Row Late
When Mary Beard Met Margaret Atwood
Season 5 Episode 3/

Mary Beard talks to novelist Margaret Atwood as her sequel to The Handmaid's Tale - The Testaments - is published, Their far-reaching conversation touches upon how Gilead has changed almost 35 years on from the original book and how the cloak featured in the TV adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale has become a symbol of protest around the world. Plus, Atwood shares her responses to the current political climate, about the accusation that she is a 'bad feminist'; and the hype surrounding the release of this new book
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 0.6
1:55am
Countryfile
Forest of Dean
Season 2019

In the Forest of Dean, Matt Baker goes on the hunt for the elusive adder, and finds out about a project in the forest that is teaching locals heritage crafts. Margherita Taylor meets the brass band making a 'big noise' in the area. She also explores the extraordinary Puzzlewood to discover how a landscape like this is protected. Adam Henson is on his farm keeping everything crossed as Lexie, his Suffolk Punch mare, gets a pregnancy scan
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.7
2:50am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Tue 29 Oct

6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 16/20

Sarah Moore salvages three items from Witley Recycling Centre, with Leigh-Anne Treadwell and Ollie Allen helping to transform a chair, a wooden chest and a medieval-style tent
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Countryfile Autumn Diaries
Season 4 Episode 1/5

The team returns with more seasonal stories from around the UK, with John Craven exploring the countryside around the historic city of Oxford and Keeley Donovan heading to Anglesey to find out about the plight of red squirrels
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
8:00am
Hairy Bikers: Route 66
Season 1 Episode 4/6

For the fourth leg of their journey, Dave Myers and Si King travels the 400 miles from Amarillo, Texas to Albuquerque in New Mexico. In Amarillo, the pair visit the oldest burger joint in the city, before riding to Palo Duro Canyon to explore a ghost town. Finally arriving in Albuquerque, they join residents to watch a game at the local ballpark and bake a chili chocolate pie to celebrate their cross-country adventure
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
9:00am
BBC News at 9
29/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
29/10/2019
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.1
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
29/10/2019
A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
12:15pm
Politics Live
29/10/2019
Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:00pm
Yes Chef
Frances Atkins
Season 2 Episode 7/20

Culinary expert Frances Atkins tests three home cooks who are tasked with making a German pasta called spaetzle. Sheree Murphy hosts
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
1:45pm
Heir Hunters
Kelly/Henshaw
Season 12 Episode 13/20

The death of Ivy Henshaw uncovers a rich family history involved in an important 19th century British industry. The team also investigates the case of retired haulier, Peter Kelly
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
2:30pm
The Bear Family and Me
Autumn
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Gordon Buchanan returns to Minnesota at the beginning of autumn to check how abandoned bear cub Hope is progressing and is delighted to discover that her life has taken a turn for the better. However, a fresh danger is posed by the arrival of hunters in the forest and Gordon decides to walk with the animals to protect them
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:30pm
Natural World
Bearwalker of the North Woods: Natural World
Biologist Lynn Rogers uses a controversial technique - giving food to wild black bears to gain their trust - and follows a family of four of the animals over a year in and around the forests of northern Minnesota. She aims to provide an intimate portrait of the lives and habits of these creatures
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
4:30pm
Celebrity Eggheads
Season 7 Episode 3/22

A team of TV news presenters takes on general knowledge champions the Goliaths, as Babita Sharma, Charlie Stayt, Sally Magnusson, Martine Croxall and Clive Myrie set out to secure a cash prize for their chosen charity. Hosted by Jeremy Vine
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.1
5:15pm
Make Me a Dealer
Stafford: Adris & Tim
Season 2 Episode 17/20

Antiques-buying challenge presented by Paul Martin, in which a photographer and an upcycler are shown the tricks of the trade for buying and selling collectibles in Stafford
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 17/100

Dev Griffin, Alex Horne, Debbie McGee and June Sarpong test their general knowledge skills in a variety of trivia-based games across the week, with a winner declared each Friday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 27/60

Rylan Clark-Neal chats to the couple who avoided elimination in Sunday night's dance-off, and discovers what songs the couples will be dancing to this weekend in Tunes on Tuesday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.3
7:00pm
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 9 Episode 4/20

Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy are on the hunt for antiques in the dales of Derbyshire, as well as assisting a mountain rescue team and visiting a traditional clockmaker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
8:00pm
Autumnwatch
Season 14 Episode 1/4

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan, Gillian Burke and Iolo Williams presents a week of programmes showcasing wildlife around the UK live from the Dell of Abernathy in the Cairngorms. The first episode features a guest appearance by astronaut Tim Peake, who explains how the seasonal cycle was influenced by a giant collision in space billions of years ago, and a Yorkshire GP who has befriended a colony of North Sea seals. Plus, the results of citizen science project Gardenwatch, in which members of the public were asked to survey the animals in their gardens
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
9:00pm
Who Are You Calling Fat?
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The group attends a dance class, a comedy gig and a family barbecue, and Babs and Victoria clash over their differing opinions on beauty. The members of the group also delve into their past, considering how they became obese, and receive the results of their DNA tests - which yield some surprising results for Jed. The director of charity Obesity UK makes the case that the NHS' treatment of people who struggle with their weight is often short-sighted
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Live at the Apollo
Pride Live at the Apollo
The second of two editions celebrating LGBT+ stand-up comedy at the BBC, showcasing the funniest moments from stars who have appeared on Live at the Apollo. This edition features sets from Tom Allen, Stephen K Amos, Jen Brister, Al Porter, Julian Clary, Suzi Ruffell and Gina Yashere
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.8
10:30pm
Newsnight
29/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
29/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
Babies: Their Wonderful World
Becoming Social
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Paediatrician Guddi Singh looks at how infants build social relationships in the first two years of their lives, including the instinct to respond to faces, what makes them laugh and how they learn to empathise with others. Neuroscientist Sarah Lloyd-Fox uses a portable brain scanner to analyse activity in one week-old Arthur's brain as he looks at images of toys and faces, while Nathalia Gjersoe sets up an experiment with good and bad puppets to find out when babies make decisions about who to trust
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5
12:15am
NFL This Week
2019/20 Week Eight
Mark Chapman is joined by Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell to present action from the eighth round of fixtures, including Kansas City Chiefs v Green Bay Packers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.6
1:05am
The Big Hospital Experiment
Season 1 Episode 3/4

The young volunteers begin their third week at the Royal Derby Hospital and Senior Nurse Karen gives them more responsibilities, as she sends four volunteers to two new wards. One of the youngest volunteers on the programme is Fin, who, at 19 years old, wasn't sensitive enough to the needs on the Cancer Ward and was asked to leave. Fin and Michael are moved to the Elderly Care Ward, where they are tasked with providing care for 101-year-old patient John, a wartime Spitfire pilot
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.8
2:05am
Food: Truth or Scare
Season 4 Episode 3/5

Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford investigate reports about some surprising foods it is claimed could change the way we look
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5.2
2:50am
The Empty Housing Scandal
Season 1 Episode 3/5

Matt Allwright travels to Kent to investigate the mystery of a vacant bungalow, and in Northumberland an empty post-war prefab home gets a new lease of life
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
3:35am
This Is BBC Two
29/10/2019
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1