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Sun 18 Apr

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

Rating: 9.2
6:05am
Britain in Bloom
Breaston
Season 1 Episode 7/15

Chris Bavin meets members of the community of Breaston in Derbyshire, as they aim to create a centrepiece Bug Hotel in their first entry into the Britain In Bloom competition
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
6:35am
Gardeners' World
Season 2021 Episode 5/

In the cottage garden at Longmeadow, Monty Don offers advice on what to plant under shrubs and roses. On a visit to Dunsborough Park in Surrey, Carol Klein celebrates a spectacular display of tulips, and Kate Bradbury goes through the first stages of creating a wildlife garden in Brighton
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:35am
Countryfile
Canals
Season 2021 Episode 15/52

Tom Heap and Margherita Taylor look at the impact of canals on the history of the British countryside. They the Grand Union Canal and celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Regent's Canal, a once-commercial route that now brings a slice of countryside to the city, benefitting both residents and wildlife. Plus, wildlife cameraman Jack Perks documents some frogs, and an update on the fortunes of a family staking their future on the success of high-tech farming
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
8:30am
Landward
Season 2021 Episode 1/26

Dougie Vipond visits Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve in Fife, to learn how the reserve has coped with the dramatic surge in visitors during lockdown, as local people reconnected with the nature on their doorstep. He also assesses how the farming industry is coping post-Brexit. Euan Mcilwraith looks back on the lessons learned as we mark the 20th anniversary of the foot-and-mouth outbreak, while in Sutherland Anne Lundon finds out what it was like to attend the remotest school in Britain. Arlene Stuart reports from the banks of the Forth, hoping to catch sight of a humpback whale called Barney
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 3.4
9:00am
Beechgrove
Season 2021 Episode 3/26

Six budding gardeners and families will make regular appearances throughout the series to share hints from their own gardens all over Scotland to encourage us all to get growing. Mairi and Carole give Beechgrove a good old spring clean. While George is down at his allotment, Kirsty takes a day out at the beach to go searching for seaweed
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.8
9:30am
Great British Menu
Wales Judging
Season 16 Episode 12/

The two highest-scoring chefs from Wales must go head to head and cook their six-course menus again, but will they take on board their veteran's advice? They serve a panel of judges and guest judge Hugh Hunt from the world of maths and engineering, whose skills are used to work out how to do daredevil stunts on TV
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.4
10:00am
Saturday Kitchen Best Bites
18/04/2021
Season 2021

Matt Tebbutt presents highlights from throughout the series, offering viewers a chance to revisit some of their favourite moments from previous years in the kitchen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
11:30am
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the morning session on day two at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of Yan Bingtao's first-round contest against Martin Gould and the opening frames of Anthony McGill v Ricky Walden
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
1:00pm
The Great British Sewing Bee
Season 7 Episode 1/10

The return of the sewing competition in which 12 keen amateurs take part in three challenges, all judged by Savile Row tailor Patrick Grant and fashion designer Esme Young. The sewers start in their efforts to impress with the first pattern challenge, creating the simple, clean lines of the versatile classic sleeveless blouse called a 'shell top', and, for the transformation challenge, they must turn old T-shirts into completely new garments for men, women or children, in just 90 minutes. In the made-to-measure, mannequins are replaced with real-life models, but who will whip up a well-fitting buffet dress and win themselves garment of the week, and whose hopes of staying in the competition will flounder? Presented by Joe Lycett
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.9
2:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the afternoon session on day two at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, where David Gilbert concludes his first-round contest against Chris Wakelin and four-time champion John Higgins gets his campaign under way against Tian Pengfei
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:00pm
Down the Mighty River with Steve Backshall
Season 1 Episode 1/2

The naturalist travels down the Baliem River in New Guinea from its source to the sea, hoping to encounter the ancient tribes and dangerous wildlife that live long its banks and in the surrounding jungle. He begins his journey inland at Lake Habbema, and braves some of the world's fiercest white water rapids. Along the way, he stays in a village belonging to the Dani tribe and ventures into some previously unexplored caves
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
7:00pm
This Farming Life
Season 3 Episode 4/12

Documentary following life on farms around Scotland, from Argyll to the Outer Hebrides. This time, a new family of dairy farmers, the McLeans, are introduced. Meanwhile, Raymond goes the extra mile to save his lambs, Stevie faces buffalo cow number 666, and Kirsty and Aimee take last year's calves to market
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.8
8:00pm
Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline
Bangladesh and Bhutan
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Ade Adepitan visits Bangladesh's Ganges delta, which is under threat from increasingly extreme weather, and joins a government effort to plant huge new areas with mangroves to defend the low-lying country from tidal surges. He then travels to the kingdom of Bhutan to discover how melting Himalayan glaciers affect the entire world, but also hears from the prime minister how his country has become carbon negative
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.3
9:00pm
Australia: Earth's Magical Kingdom
Ocean
Season 1 Episode 2/3

How the country's surrounding oceans - the Southern Sea, the Pacific and the Indian Ocean - create a unique environment for numerous creatures. In the waters off south Australia, sealions, once a rare sight, are now thriving, while in the wide shallows of Spencer Gulf, a mid-winter gathering of colourful giant cuttlefish battle for mates. Off the west coast, in the warm currents of the Indian Ocean, brown boobies build makeshift nests, while further south tiger sharks sweep in to prey on a whale carcass. Narrated by Barry Humphries
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.4
10:00pm
Film I, Tonya (2017)
Ice skater Tonya Harding rises through the ranks at the US figure skating championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into question by a shocking incident after her ex-husband steps in. Director Craig Gillespie's comedy biopic, starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, and Allison Janney, who won a Bafta and an Oscar for her performance
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
11:55pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
Action from the evening session on day two in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of Stephen Maguire v Jamie Jones and Neil Robertson against Liang Wenbo
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:45am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Two
A look back at the first-round matches on the second day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:45am
Heroes
Upon This Rock
Season 4 Episode 13/19

Claire becomes increasingly suspicious of Samuel's motives, and Hiro returns to Japan, where he urges Ando to help him rescue Mohinder from a psychiatric institution. Peter struggles to cope with Nathan's traumatic death, and Noah launches his plan to destroy the carnival, helped by Edgar. Drama, starring Hayden Panettiere
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:25am
Heroes
Let It Bleed
Season 4 Episode 14/19

Sylar seeks out the carnival to obtain a batch of powers, but discovers a new weakness. Meanwhile, Claire and Peter try to resolve their emotions at Nathan's wake, and Noah and Lauren capture Edgar in an effort to determine what he knows. Starring Zachary Quinto
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
4:05am
Holby City
Season 23 Episode 2/50

The outcome of his compensation case against the hospital inspires Dominic to refashion his life, but when his plans are dashed, he's soon asking a huge favour of Sacha. Kian's bromance with a troubled patient takes a surprising turn when he and Chloe make a shocking discovery in theatre, while money matters continue to mount for Max
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4
4:45am
Question Time
15/04/2021
Season 2021

Fiona Bruce chairs a topical debate, with a panel of politicians and other guests facing questions from the viirtual audience
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 4.1
5:45am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2

Mon 19 Apr

6:00am
Impossible
Season 8 Episode 25/30

Rick Edwards hosts the quiz in which contestants compete for the chance to win £10,000, with a single 'impossible' answer knocking them out for the day
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
6:45am
Bargain Hunt
Newark 18
Season 58 Episode 17/32

Nick Hall and Jonathan Pratt are in Nottinghamshire to help two teams look for items of value at the Newark Antiques Fair. Presenter Charlie Ross gets the lowdown on the resurgence of brown furniture, before the whole team heads to Derby for some auction action
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.2
7:30am
Inside the Zoo
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Tasty treats are on the menu for the monkeys and chimps, while the fast-disappearing Scottish wildcat is thrown a lifeline and it is time for two zebras to begin a new life in Fife. Meanwhile, there are efforts under way at the Highland Wildlife Park to preserve one of Scotland's most iconic species - the Scottish wildcat
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.7
8:30am
The Week in Parliament
15/04/2021
A round-up of the week's proceedings in Parliament, presented by David Cornock
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.7
9:00am
BBC News at 9
19/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
10:00am
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the morning session on day three at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the opening frames of Ding Junhui v Stuart Bingham and Kyren Wilson v Gary Wilson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:15pm
Politics Live
19/04/2021
The latest stories from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
1:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the afternoon session on day three at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of John Higgins' contest against Tian Pengfei and the start of Jack Lisowski's campaign against Ali Carter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 76/100

Nicki Chapman, Vick Hope, Gethin Jones and Tim Vine go toe-to-toe testing their general knowledge skills in a variety of trivia-based games across the week
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.7
6:30pm
Saved and Remade
Season 1 Episode 16/20

Presenter Sabrina Grant brings in a box of her own precious items for a transformation, a collection of denim clothing that belonged to her sister, who died suddenly 10 years ago
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.2
7:00pm
The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure
Mainland Italy
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Si King and Dave Myers get back on their bikes to explore the culinary delights of several Mediterranean countries, discovering hearty and healthy food from France, Spain and Italy. They begin by searching for the authentic flavours of Italy, from simple local ingredients to spicy nduja pate and some of the best gelato around
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.2
8:00pm
Mastermind
Season 18 Episode 29/31

John Humphrys hosts the fifth semi-final of the quiz, with four more returning contenders answering questions on specialist subjects of Christopher Eccleston, Metallica, the life and works of Beatrix Potter, and the Greco-Persian Wars, before they each are tested on their general knowledge
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
8:30pm
Mastermind
Season 18 Episode 30/31

John Humphrys hosts the sixth and concluding semi-final of the quiz, with four returning contenders answering questions on the specialist subjects of William Pitt the Younger, The Bridge, the Grand National, and the plays of Joe Orton, before they are each tested on general knowledge
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
9:00pm
Different League: The Derry City Story
Documentary about how football club Derry City made a comeback in 1985 after withdrawing from the Irish League in 1972, when they were accepted to play in the League of Ireland. Featuring interviews with Tony O'Doherty, Terry Harkin, Eddie Mahon and Eamonn McLaughlin, who were known as the Gang of Four and were the men behind the club's rebirth, as well as rare archive footage and memories of faithful supporters
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Have I Got a Bit More News for You
Season 61 Episode 2/9

Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar hosts an extended edition of the satirical quiz, with comedian Katherine Ryan and journalist Tim Shipman joining regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton to poke fun at the week's headlines
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
10:45pm
Newsnight
19/04/2021
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
11:25pm
Weather
19/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
11:30pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
Action from the evening session on day three at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of Anthony McGill v Ricky Walden and Kyren Wilson v Gary Wilson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:20am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Three
A look back at the first-round matches on the third day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:20am
Countryfile
Canals
Season 2021 Episode 15/52

Tom Heap and Margherita Taylor look at the impact of canals on the history of the British countryside. They the Grand Union Canal and celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Regent's Canal, a once-commercial route that now brings a slice of countryside to the city, benefitting both residents and wildlife. Plus, wildlife cameraman Jack Perks documents some frogs, and an update on the fortunes of a family staking their future on the success of high-tech farming
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.7
3:15am
A Life in Ten Pictures
Freddie Mercury: A Life in Ten Pictures
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Documentary taking a look at a celebrity's life through 10 defining photos, with the star's secrets revealed by those who were there, and those who knew them best. The first edition focuses on Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, beginning with the earliest photo of the singer as a baby, and ending with a private moment captured shortly before his death
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.1
4:15am
Antiques Roadshow
Culzean Castle 2
Season 43 Episode 11/18

Fiona Bruce presents the show from Culzean Castle in South West Scotland, and uncovers the story of a former slave who established himself at the heart of the local community. Treasures brought in to be valued include a 1914 FA cup medal, a valuable Art Nouveau clock, and a huge statue found in a compost heap
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5.8
5:15am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2

Tue 20 Apr

6:25am
Impossible
Season 8 Episode 26/30

Rick Edwards hosts the quiz in which contestants compete for the chance to win £10,000, with a single 'impossible' answer knocking them out for the day
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
7:10am
Gardeners' World
Season 2021 Episode 4/

Monty Don adds self-sown ornamental grass seedlings to the paradise garden at Longmeadow, and Advolly Richmond explores the extraordinary history of lawns. Plus, Adam Frost explores the front gardens in a London street
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.6
8:10am
The Super League Show
19/04/2021
Tanya Arnold introduces action from the latest fixtures, including St Helens v Wakefield Trinity, Hull FC v Warrington Wolves and Castleford Tigers v Leigh Centurions
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.4
9:00am
BBC News at 9
20/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
10:00am
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the morning session on day four at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, including the conclusion of Jack Lisowski's first-round match against Ali Carter and the opening frames of Mark Allen v Lyu Haotian
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:15pm
Politics Live
20/04/2021
The latest stories from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
1:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the afternoon session on day four at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, where Ding Junhui's first-round match against Stuart Bingham concludes and 2019 champion Judd Trump plays the opening frames of his contest against Liam Highfield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 77/100

Nicki Chapman, Vick Hope, Gethin Jones and Tim Vine go toe-to-toe testing their general knowledge skills in a variety of trivia-based games across the week
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.7
6:30pm
Saved and Remade
Season 1 Episode 17/20

The transformation of a beloved car leaves its owner astounded, and a pair of ballet shoes are given a new lease of life. Hosted by Sabrina Grant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.2
7:00pm
The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure
Sardinia
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Si King and Dave Myers explore the culinary delights of Sardinia, starting out in Cagliari, where everyone is in high spirits for the feast of St Efisio. The bikers join in by cooking a local speciality, almond and orange cakes. They also meet the tuna fishermen of Carloforte and a chef who has a special way of serving up platters of the fish, are shown how to make sheep's black pudding by a group of shepherds and are served a stew by the 'King of Sardinia'
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.2
8:00pm
All That Glitters: Britain's Next Jewellery Star
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Taking place in a specially built workshop nestled in Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter, Katherine Ryan hosts as talented jewellers battle it out to prove they can be the next big jewellery-making sensation. This time, the seven remaining contestants are challenged to make a chain collar and a sweetheart brooch, before one of them leaves the competition
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
9:00pm
Makeup: A Glamorous History
Georgian Britain
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Makeup artist Lisa Eldridge explores what the beauty looks of three iconic moments in British history reveal about that era, beginning with the high Georgians. Lisa goes to Chatsworth House in Derbyshire in search of one of the beauty icons of the day, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and discovers how in this period of extreme wealth in Britain, the rich entered an arms race of beauty. Later, she recreates an authentic Georgian look on a 21st century model
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Live at the Apollo
Season 15 Episode 5/7

Ardal O'Hanlon plays host in this edition of the comedy showcase, recorded before a packed house at London's Hammersmith Apollo. The show features sets by Mawaan Rizwan and Sara Barron
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.8
10:45pm
Newsnight
20/04/2021
Analysis of the day's events, with Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
11:25pm
Weather
20/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
11:30pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
Action from the evening session on day four at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, including the concluding session of Mark Allen's first-round match against Lyu Hoatian
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:20am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Four
A look back at the first-round matches on the fourth day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:20am
Louis Theroux: Shooting Joe Exotic
Louis revisits his 2011 documentary America's Most Dangerous Pets, returning to Oklahoma to explore what has happened since. Joe Exotic, aka Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, now resides in a federal prison after being found guilty of a murder-for-hire plot and multiple animal cruelty charges, and having been the subject of hit Netflix documentary Tiger King
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.7
3:50am
Top Gear
Season 30 Episode 4/4

Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness confront the male mid-life crisis by buying the perfect sports cars for a middle-aged gentleman. Back at the track, Chris tests out the raucous new Toyota GR Yaris hot hatch
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5.5
4:50am
MasterChef
Season 17 Episode 16/18

John Torode and Gregg Wallace present the first episode of finals week, in which the five remaining contenders must cook a five-course lunch at the City of London's Plaisterers Hall for members of the hospitality sector who delivered thousands of meals to frontline workers during the first lockdown. The contestants must each serve up as dish of their own creation, inspired by their own lockdown experience, then return to the studio to make culinary tributes to their heroes
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.3
5:50am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2

Wed 21 Apr

6:30am
Impossible
Season 8 Episode 27/30

Rick Edwards hosts the quiz in which contestants compete for the chance to win £10,000, with a single 'impossible' answer knocking them out for the day
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 10 Episode 2/20

Sarah Moore rescues faded curtains, a 1950s chest of drawers and an old storage larder from the tip, enlisting bag-maker Rosanna Gethin and screen-print artist Zoe Murphy to help transform them
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1
8:00am
Dragons' Den
Season 18 Episode 2/14

A pair of university graduates hope that their organic superfood powders will supercharge the Dragons' pockets. A low-calorie craft lager business brews up trouble over its high valuation, a dental-minded duo demonstrate their plaque-detecting app, while there's a heartfelt pitch from an entrepreneur hoping to up-scale her range of afro and curly hair products. Whether Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Tej Lalvani, Sara Davies or Touker Suleyman will be prompted to invest in all - or any - of the products being pitched remains to be seen. Presented by Evan Davis
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.4
9:00am
BBC News at 9
21/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
10:00am
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the morning session on day five at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, where former champions Shaun Murphy and Mark WIlliams begin their respective campaigns against Mark Davis and Sam Craigie in first-round matches
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:15am
Politics Live
21/04/2021
The latest stories from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
1:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the afternoon session on day five at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of Judd Trump's first-round match against Liam Highfield and the opening frames of Mark Selby's campaign against Kurt Maflin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 78/100

Nicki Chapman, Vick Hope, Gethin Jones and Tim Vine test their knowledge in a series of trivia-based games across the week
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.7
6:30pm
Saved and Remade
Season 1 Episode 18/20

A collection of beautiful Middle Eastern fabrics and some vintage game consoles are among today's transformations. Hosted by Sabrina Grant
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.2
7:00pm
The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure
Corsica
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Si King and Dave Myers discover the culinary delights of Corsica, starting out in a delicatessen to get a taste of the local cuisine, including the figatelli sausage. The owner explains how most of the island's food is made up of a holy trinity of ingredients - meat, cheese and chestnuts, a list that forms the basis of the bikers' exploration
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.2
8:00pm
Great British Menu
North East, Yorkshire and Humber Starter
Season 16 Episode 13/

Four chefs, combining a mix of exciting new talent and returning contestants, compete for the North East, Yorkshire and Humber region with canapes, starters and fish dishes inspired by British invention and innovation. After their unique creations have been judged, one of them must leave the competition
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
9:00pm
Bent Coppers: Crossing the Line of Duty
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Exploring the sleazy underbelly of London's Soho in the early 1970s, where an explosion of dirty pornographic bookshops provides an open invitation for corrupt police to be greedy. With insider interviewers and archive footage, this episode continues to unearth the lawless underworld of 1970s London, audacious levels of police corruption and the birth of the internal force tasked with combating it
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.7
10:00pm
QI XL
Nonsense
Season 14 Episode 11/16

Guests Phill Jupitus, Holly Walsh and Nish Kumar join regular panellist Alan Davies and host Sandi Toksvig to contemplate the theme 'nonsense' in an extended episode. As usual, correctness and even intelligence go out of the window in this quiz, in which the questions are so difficult points are awarded for the answers its questionmaster finds most interesting
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.5
10:45pm
Newsnight
21/04/2021
Analysis of the day's events, with Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
11:25pm
Weather
21/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
11:30pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
Action from the evening session on day five at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding sessions of Mark Williams v Sam Craigie and Barry Hawkins v Matthew Selt
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:20am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Five
A look back at the first-round matches on the fifth day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:20am
The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime
Season 1 Episode 2/5

When a man is gunned down on a busy residential street in Manchester, a team of specialist GMP detectives race to identify the masked men responsible
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.5
3:20am
MasterChef
Season 17 Episode 17/18

The final four amateur cooks interpret a classic dish of their choice before the best three face a Chef's Table challenge at Michel Roux Jr's acclaimed restaurant Le Gavroche, As usual, John Torode and Gregg Wallace assess the participants' skills to a bid to assess that they can be worthy finalists, joined in their endeavours by Monica Galetti, Steve Groves and Michel's daughter Emily Roux
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.3
4:20am
Beechgrove
Season 2021 Episode 1/26

The team returns to Beechgrove's home turf and after a year away from the garden. Carole and Brian set up neighbouring patches for some healthy competition, while Head Gardener Mairi reclaims Beechgrove after its time on furlough in 2020. George is back chopping down trees in his home garden in Joppa, while Kirsty builds a stylish greenhouse on her brand-new ornamental allotment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 3.8
4:50am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2

Thu 22 Apr

6:30am
Impossible
Season 8 Episode 28/30

Rick Edwards hosts the quiz in which contestants compete for the chance to win £10,000, with a single 'impossible' answer knocking them out for the day
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 10 Episode 3/20

Designer Jacqui Joseph swoops in on an old ottoman, some rusty garden gates and unwanted printer's trays, enlisting upholsterer Sharon O'Connor and blacksmith Kev Paxton to turn them into profit-makers
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1
8:00am
Chris Packham's Animal Einsteins
Travellers
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Chris takes a look at nature's best navigators, with mule deer building up complicated memory maps of their landscapes so they don't get lost, while elephants rely on the knowledge of the herd's matriarch to find precious waterholes. Dung beetles plot routes by reading the stars, while the mantis shrimp has one of the most complex navigation systems in the natural world. For many species of fish and birds, there's safety in numbers and they often travel in vast shoals and flocks - but who leads the way, and how do they decide?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.1
9:00am
BBC News at 9
22/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
10:00am
BBC News
22/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.2
12:15pm
Politics Live
22/04/2021
The latest stories from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
1:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the afternoon session on day six at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of Mark Selby's first-round match against Kurt Maflin and the opening frames of a second-round contest
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 79/100

Nicki Chapman, Vick Hope, Gethin Jones and Tim Vine test their skills in a variety of trivia-based games, with the ultimate winner declared on Friday
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.7
6:30pm
Saved and Remade
Season 1 Episode 19/20

A vintage sewing table and a martial arts expert's karate belts are among the transformations tackled by the team of skilled craftspeople. Sabrina Grant hosts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.2
7:00pm
The Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean Adventure
Southern France
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Si King and Dave Myers explore the culinary delights of Provence in southern France. Starting out in Marseille, they meet a Moroccan woman who runs a welcome centre where immigrants can eat together - and who makes a fish stew to die for. Travelling west, they learn about the culinary influence of the Romans who conquered Europe 2,000 years ago, try a breakfast of pastry filled with spicy octopus, and dine with a Catalan farmer and his family on a regional speciality of barbecued snails
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.2
8:00pm
Great British Menu
North East, Yorkshire and Humber Mains and Dessert
Season 16 Episode 14/

For their main courses, one chef is showcasing fallow deer in their dish celebrating the invention of cats eyes. Another pays homage to the Humber Bridge, and the final chef pays tribute to a miners' lamp with a dish centred on mutton. Whose inventiveness in the kitchen will veteran judge Simon Rogan rate the highest? Andi Oliver presents
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
9:00pm
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Giles Coren and Monica Galetti join the staff working in some of the most unusual hotels around the world, learning the tricks of the trade
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.5
10:00pm
Don Rodolfo
Facing certain death, Don Rodolfo, the world's greatest swordsman, lover and butthead, tells his epic tale. Comedy short based on the hit live show of the same name, starring Ciaran Dowd and Jayde Adams
(Subtitles)

10:15pm
Mock the Week
Season 19 Episode 3/11

Dara O Briain hosts as regular panellist Hugh Dennis looks back on the latest events in news and politics, with the help of Maisie Adam, Ed Byrne, Ed Gamble, Sukh Ojla and Mark Simmons. Yet again, stand-up and improvisation are the name of the game as the contestants try to get one up on one another
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
10:45pm
Newsnight
22/04/2021
Analysis of the day's events, with Kirsty Wark
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
11:25pm
Weather
22/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
11:30pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
The evening session on day six at the Crucible, featuring the concluding session of Mark Selby's first-round match against Kurt Maflin and the start of a second-round contest
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:20am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Six
A look back at the first and second-round matches on the sixth day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:20am
Football's Darkest Secret
The Reckoning
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The documentary moves to Newcastle with the stories of survivors who suffered at the hands of George Ormond, a youth coach connected to Newcastle United - revealing how one former player tried to secretly record a confession from his abuser. Eventually, the three separate cases are brought to trial, but the question remains - why did it take so long to reach this point?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.7
3:20am
MasterChef
Season 17 Episode 18/18

After an arduous six-week journey, the search for the country's best amateur cook reaches its climax. The finalists have to push themselves to the limit for one last time before judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace crown one of the three talented cooks MasterChef Champion 2021. Tonight, they must produce the best three dishes of their lives, push their culinary boundaries and produce jaw-droppingly impressive food for the judges
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.3
4:20am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2

Fri 23 Apr

6:30am
Impossible
Season 8 Episode 29/30

Rick Edwards hosts the quiz in which contestants compete for the chance to win £10,000, with a single 'impossible' answer knocking them out for the day
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 10 Episode 4/20

Sarah Moore enlists the help of expert furniture artist Chloe Kempster to set to work on a reclaimed chest of drawers, while Guy Trench needs to put his best foot forward with some dated shoe lasts. Sarah sets herself the challenge of repurposing some rusty hanging baskets
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1
8:00am
The Repair Shop
Season 5 Episode 2/

Sisters Linda Atkinson and Pauline Murphy from Merseyside arrive with their mother's pride and joy - a chair created for the investiture ceremony of the Prince of Wales in 1969. One of 4,000 made and later auctioned off to the general public, it is now in need of urgent attention. Others items in need of restoration are an air-powered toy car, an RNLI donation box and a hand-tailored bear used as a Second World War mascot. Presented by Jay Blades
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
9:00am
BBC News at 9
23/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
10:00am
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the morning session on day seven at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the opening frames of two second-round matches
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:00pm
BBC News
23/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.2
1:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the afternoon session on day seven at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, as two more second-round matches get under way
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 80/100

Nicki Chapman, Vick Hope, Gethin Jones and Tim Vine test their knowledge in a series of trivia-based games, with the week's overall champion set to be crowned
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.7
6:30pm
Saved and Remade
Season 1 Episode 20/20

A Swiss clock that caused a couple's first argument 40 years ago, and a collection of skateboards in need of a new purpose are among the transformations
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 1.2
7:00pm
MOTDx
23/04/2021
Jermaine Jenas and the team take an offbeat look at the Premier League, also discussing skills, celebrities, fashion, music and culture
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.5
7:30pm
Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs
Season 3 Episode 3/

Paul Murton explores the nation's lochs, discovering the secrets of these iconic features of the Scottish landscape
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
8:30pm
Great British Menu
North East Judging
Season 16 Episode 15/

The two highest scoring chefs from the North East, Yorkshire and Humber region go head to head and cook their six-course menus again. Guest judge Sophie Conran, cook, author and designer, helps decide the winner. Andi Oliver hosts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
9:00pm
Gardeners' World
Season 2021 Episode 6/

Monty Don takes viewers through the next steps of chilli seed growth. Joe Swift gets design inspiration from a courtyard garden, and Nick Bailey finds out about an annoying pest spoiling box hedges
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
I'll Get This - Extra Helping
I'll Get This
Season 2 Episode 3/5

Eamonn Holmes, Stacey Solomon, Joe Sugg, Alice Levine and Phil Wang go out for dinner together. They play a series of games, with the loser picking up the bill for the whole group
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 0.9
10:45pm
Newsnight
23/04/2021
Analysis of the day's events
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
11:15pm
Weather
23/04/2021
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
11:20pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
Action from the evening session on day seven at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of one second-round contest and the start of another
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:10am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Seven
A look back at the second-round matches on the seventh day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:10am
Battlestar Galactica
The Ties That Bind
Season 4 Episode 5/21

Cally is horrified when she discovers the truth about the four Cylons on board Galactica, and takes a drastic course of action. Meanwhile, Lee's political career gets off to an uncertain start, the divisions within the Cylon fleet lead to violence and Boomer suffers from divided loyalties
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
2:55am
Battlestar Galactica
Escape Velocity
Season 4 Episode 6/21

Gaius Baltar begins to openly promote belief in the Cylon god, setting off a debate on religious freedom. Colonel Tigh, Galen Tyrol, and Tory Foster argue over how far they should go to ensure their secret is not revealed. Sci-fi adventure, starring James Callis, Michael Hogan, Aaron Douglas and Rekha Sharma
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
3:35am
Panorama
Is the Church Racist? - Panorama
In-depth current affairs report covering a story behind the headlines
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.1
4:05am
Pandemic 2020
The Great Divide
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Told through candid interviews and personal archive, cameras reveal what happens as lockdowns continue around the planet and the pressure of being trapped indoors begins to be felt. Contributors include a French photojournalist who is forced to decide between working and home-schooling, and heads to the frontline of the pandemic
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
5:05am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2

Sat 24 Apr

6:25am
The Dog Ate My Homework
Noah v Camilla
Season 8 Episode 2/12

Team captains Camilla and Noah are joined by Richie Driss from Blue Peter and comedians Jarred Christmas, Marlon Davis and Jenny Bede
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
6:55am
The Dengineers
Sport Den
Season 3 Episode 12/15

The team comes to the aid of nine-year-old Maddie, who has mild cerebral palsy and needs a space of her own where she can start focusing on her sporty future
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
7:25am
Blue Peter
New Competition Alert!
The launch of a new eco-competition
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.1
7:50am
The Amelia Gething Complex
Merry Christmas, Humans
Season 2 Episode 5/8

It is time for a non-seasonal Christmas special, but things go awry when Amelia and her friends accidentally put Santa in a critical condition
(Subtitles)

8:10am
The Amelia Gething Complex
Lemon Lemon Lemon Lemon Lemon?!
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Someone is sabotaging this episode for their own personal gain, and Amelia must find out who before the whole show goes down the televisual toilet
(Subtitles)

8:30am
Deadly 60
Unseen
Season 4 Episode 11/11

Steve Backshall challenges a cheetah to a race and meets a cute but deadly bird
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
9:00am
Genius of the Ancient World
Buddha: Genius of the Ancient World
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the ideas of ancient philosophers, starting with the Indian nobleman Siddhartha Gautama, more popularly known as Buddha. Thought to have been lived and tought between the sixth and fourth centuries BC, the sage and holy man inspired a diverse belief system that influences the lives of millions of people to this day. She travels to India, where the Buddha experienced the challenging ideas and extreme methods of wandering 'truth seekers', after he had abandoned his family and homeland in the Himalayas to embark on his philosophical quest to find a solution to human suffering
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
10:00am
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the morning session on day eight at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of one second-round match and the start of another
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:00pm
Live Gymnastics
Gymnastics: European Championships 2021
Coverage of the annual event, held this year at St Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, featuring day one of the apparatus finals
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
1:30pm
Live Women's Six Nations
Women's Six Nations Final
England v France or Ireland (Kick-off 2.00pm). Coverage of the final, as Pool A winners England take on the team that finished top of Pool B at a venue to be confirmed. The English were comfortable victors over Scotland and Italy in the pool stage, but will expect a tougher test this afternoon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
4:15pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Further coverage of the afternoon session on day eight at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the conclusion of one second-round match and the start of another
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
5:30pm
Saved and Remade
Season 1 Episode 16/20

Presenter Sabrina Grant brings in a box of her own precious items for a transformation, a collection of denim clothing that belonged to her sister, who died suddenly 10 years ago
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.2
6:00pm
All That Glitters: Britain's Next Jewellery Star
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Taking place in a specially built workshop nestled in Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter, Katherine Ryan hosts as talented jewellers battle it out to prove they can be the next big jewellery-making sensation. This time, the seven remaining contestants are challenged to make a chain collar and a sweetheart brooch, before one of them leaves the competition
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
7:00pm
Snooker: The World Championship
Live Snooker: The World Championship
Coverage of the evening session on day eight at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of one second-round contest and the start of another. Three-time champion Mark Williams recorded a 13-11 victory over 2015 title-winner Stuart Bingham in round two last year
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
8:00pm
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1987
Some of 1987's biggest music stars look back on the year, which saw Margaret Thatcher secure a third term as prime minister, while the Channel Tunnel began construction and Britain was battered by the Great Storm. While those events unfolded in the outside world, the TOTP studio provided a haven for those who wanted to escape. Stock, Aitken and Waterman provided the floor-fillers as hip-hop and rap made their mark on the chart alongside the homegrown House genre. Contributors include Terence Trent D'Arby, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Rick Astley, Kim Appleby, Andy Bell, Carol Decker and Belinda Carlisle
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.5
9:00pm
A Life in Ten Pictures
Tupac Shakur: A Life in Ten Pictures
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Tupac Shakur's image is known around the world as he was one of hip-hop's most photographed figures. But could just a handful of photos uncover new truths about someone we think we know? This edition throws a lens onto an extraordinary life by focusing on 10 defining pictures, from famous shots to private snaps, with their secrets revealed by those who were there, and those who knew the hip-hop star best
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:00pm
Hip Hop at the BBC
Hip-hop performances through the decades from the BBC archives, including the Sugarhill Gang in 1979 and Run DMC, LL Cool J and Eric B & Rakim in the '80s. Plus, Ice T, Monie Love, Fugees and the Roots in the '90s and latterly Dr Dre featuring Eminem, Dizzee Rascal and Jay-Z
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 0.8
11:00pm
Top of the Pops: 1987
Top of the Pops 1987: Big Hits
A celebration of the biggest songs from 1987. Performers include Rick Astley, Whitney Houston, T'Pau, Mel & Kim, Curiosity Killed the Cat, Eric B & Rakim, Pet Shop Boys, Alison Moyet and Boy George
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.1
12:00am
Snooker: The World Championship
Snooker: World Championship Highlights
Action from the evening session on day eight at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, featuring the concluding session of one second-round contest and the start of another
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
12:50am
Snooker: World Championship Extra
2021 Day Eight
A look back at the second-round matches on the eighth day of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
2:50am
Finding Jack Charlton
Gabriel Clarke presents a profile of the World Cup-winning footballer, looking at his special relationship with Ireland after becoming the national team's manager, his complicated relationship with brother Bobby, and his final battle with dementia. including contributions from his wife Pat and son John, alongside celebrated Irish players, musicians, writers and politicians, including Larry Mullen, Roddy Doyle, Brendan O'Carroll, Paul McGrath, Niall Quinn, Mick McCarthy, David O'Leary and Andy Townsend
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
4:25am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2