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Mon 14 Oct

6:00am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 5/20

Sarah Moore scours the recycling centre in Witley for items she can breathe new life into, including a tumble dryer drum and a teak record cabinet
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Fugitives
Season 2 Episode 10/10

A two-year search for a man who abandoned kilos of cocaine at a North Yorkshire airfield ends when the fugitive turns up, soaking wet, on a beach in Gibraltar
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.9
8:00am
Saving Lives at Sea
Season 4 Episode 6/10

A volunteer in Scotland has to rescue his own father, whose fishing boat is drifting powerless towards a rocky shoreline. In Bristol, a father and son are among the crew that comes to the aid of two five-year-old girls who have drifted into the Bristol channel on an inflatable, while in Ilfracombe, lifeboat volunteers race against time to save a mother and her daughter stranded at the base of huge sea cliffs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
9:00am
BBC News at 9
14/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
9:15am
Victoria Derbyshire
14/10/2019
Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.1
10:00am
Homes Under the Hammer
Season 22 Episode 24/80

A couple tell Martin Roberts the plans for their Stoke-on-Trent property and Martel Maxwell is in Leeds with a first-time developer. Dion Dublin views a Merseyside property
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
11:00am
Claimed and Shamed
Season 9 Episode 1/10

Ore Oduba returns with the programme exposing cases of insurance fraud, including a man who tried to make the same personal injury claim three times in 12 years
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.3
11:45am
Close Calls: On Camera
Season 7 Episode 1/20

Nick Knowles returns to introduce more footage of near misses caught on CCTV, featuring a driver opening his car door and sending a young motorcyclist into the path of a bus and a mother-to-be who calls 999 after suffering massive blood loss
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4.9
12:15pm
BBC Newsroom Live
14/10/2019
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
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 18/25

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: 3.9
1:45pm
My Life on a Plate
Nicholas Parsons
Season 1 Episode 3/15

Brian Turner invites veteran broadcaster and entertainer Nicholas Parsons to delve into his youth in Hampstead Heath. The chef cooks nostalgic dishes in an outdoor kitchen, hoping to transport Nicholas back to his mother's cooking and reflect the kind of food he likes eating now
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
2:30pm
Emergency Rescue Down Under
Season 1 Episode 9/15

British emergency workers at the other side of the world. A cop deals with trouble at an Australian rules football game and a flying doctor is called out to a freak accident in the Bush
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
3:00pm
Heir Hunters
Doheny/Cole
Season 11 Episode 11/20

A woman has an emotional reunion with her niece after being estranged for 30 years, while another case reveals links to 19th-century Whitechapel and the Jack the Ripper murders
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
3:45pm
The Wonder of Animals
Elephants
Season 1 Episode 6/12

Chris Packham explores the anatomy and physiology of the largest land animal on the planet, the elephant. Its size seems ill-suited to surviving the most arid regions of Africa, but its inner workings allow it to defy the extreme heat of the desert, and find food and water in seemingly barren landscapes, while its extraordinary memory enables it to repel predators. Here, Chris reveals how hairs on the skin help to keep the elephant cool, and how sensors in its feet may be able to guide it toward rain
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.9
4:15pm
Yellowstone
Yellowstone: The Wildest Winter
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Kate Humble, Patrick Ayree, scientists and wildlife cameramen examine the changing seasons at Yellowstone National Park during 2016, and the effect on the local American wildlife. In the first episode, Patrick follows the grizzly bears, who are taking a risk with the weather by leaving their winter dens early. Meanwhile, Kate gets to grips with the science behind this frozen season
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
5:15pm
Flog It!
Bowes Museum 21
Season 14 Episode 6/67

Elizabeth Talbot and Paul Laidlaw hunt for antiques in the Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle in Co Durham, with finds including a silver tea set and a Russian drinking cup. Plus, Paul Martin looks at the museum's extraordinary lace collection
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 6/100

Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling test their general knowledge skills in a variety of entertaining trivia-based games this week
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 16/60

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: 2.2
7:00pm
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 9 Episode 2/20

Red Dwarf co-stars Craig Charles and Robert Llewellyn travel around the West Midlands in search of antiques, assisted by experts Izzie Balmer and Tim Medhurst. Robert is smitten with a 200-year-old love letter, while Craig splurges on a multitude of quirky curios
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.7
8:00pm
Only Connect
Endeavours v Outliers
Season 15 Episode 6/28

Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts another first-round match as Inspector Morse fans the Endeavours take on mathematicians the Outliers. 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 FedEx [east], Volvo [north east], Amazon [A to Z] and Recycling [in a circle]
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.6
8:30pm
University Challenge
Season 26 Episode 12/37

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

Rating: 9.1
9:00pm
What Britain Buys and Sells in a Day
Cars
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The team looks at the automotive trade, with Ed Balls at the Port of Southampton to see how cars are driven off and on vast vessels at speed and witnessing the exhaustive checks that BMW cars must go through before they reach their owners Cherry Healey visits a Toyota factory in Derbyshire to see how workers turn millions of imported parts a day into new cars, while Ade Adepitan travels to the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada to see how their batteries are made and what the future holds for British car manufacturing
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
10:00pm
Motherland
Soft Opening
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Having resigned from her job in PR, Julia tries to adapt to life as a freelancer and reluctantly agrees to help Amanda launch her new shop - even though she believes it is nothing but a vanity project. The opening is a success, but a careless online post threatens to destroy her good work. Meanwhile, Liz rails against the gentrification of the area and the loss of her beloved kebab shop, while Kevin reveals he has written an unusual children's book, which he wants Amanda to sell in her shop
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.9
10:30pm
Newsnight
14/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events. Presented by Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
14/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
The Americas with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 2/5

Simon reaches the United States, travelling down the Rocky Mountains from Montana to Colorado. In the wide-open prairies of Montana, the cowboy way of life is under threat from a long-term decline in the rural economy, but Simon meets a former Silicon Valley executive who has envisaged a new future for the land. In a country with the highest incarceration rate in the world, Simon's final destination on this leg is a Colorado town that depends almost entirely on 11 prisons. Simon witnesses how inmates are put to work for the state, and how virtual reality is being used to prepare prisoners for life on the outside
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9
12:15am
Black and British: A Forgotten History
First Encounters
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Historian David Olusoga explores the enduring relationship between Britain and people whose origins lie in Africa, looking back over significant people and events throughout history. He visits Cumbria, Eastbourne and Hereford to uncover the stories of generations of people with African descent in Britain, unearthing moments in history that have almost been forgotten. In Eastbourne, David comes face to face with the remains of an ancient, mysterious skeleton nicknamed Beachy Head Woman, with analysis revealing that she was of African descent yet raised in East Sussex
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
1:15am
Black and British: A Forgotten History
Freedom
Season 1 Episode 2/4

Continuing his exploration of black British history, historian David Olusoga investigates further into the stories of thousands of Africans transported into slavery by the British, looking back at key historical events that turned Britain into the biggest slave-trading nation in the world, and shaped the future of Britain for black people. David learns about conflicting English laws that were implemented against the slaves and discovers more about the people who challenged these laws and contributed to the end of slavery
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.4
2:15am
Interior Design Masters
Season 1 Episode 8/8

The two remaining designers compete in the final of the competition, and are challenged to redesign an entire open plan apartment in Manchester. Before the finalists start the design process, knowing they need to make it count, they head off to Manchester, to see the apartments for the first time. Meeting the homeowners, they realise they must design for the client, but also work hard to put their own design stamp on the properties. With just three days to complete this ambitious challenge, the finalists know they have their work cut out if they're to prove to Michelle that they are the worthy winner
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.8
3:15am
Countryfile
Nature's Bounty Compilation
Season 2019

Helen Skelton is in Buckinghamshire to learn about the history of the harvest festival and the traditions surrounding it - from the introduction of the threshing machine to the origins of the corn dolly. There are also films from the programme's archive about harvests, including Matt Baker finding out about Jersey Royal potatoes still being unearthed in the same way they were 200 years ago
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.7
4:10am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Tue 15 Oct

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

Sarah Moore salvages three items from a recycling centre in Witley, with Leigh-Anne Treadwell and Neil Wragg helping transform a sofa, some deckchairs and two tables
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Escape to the Perfect Town
Tunbridge Wells
Season 1 Episode 6/15

Jonnie Irwin puts Tunbridge Wells and its property market to the test with his first- time buyers, who have £425,000 to invest in a starter home after saving hard for the deposit
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.6
8:00am
Hairy Bikers: Route 66
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Dave Myers and Si King visit a biker bar in Missouri to find out about the origins of Route 66, before heading west, where they visit a roadside museum described as a love letter to the road. They also stop off for lunch in Kansas, sample Yorkshire pudding wraps in Tulsa and finally reach rural Oklahoma, where they cook with members of the Cherokee nation
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
9:00am
BBC News at 9
15/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
15/10/2019
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
15/10/2019
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
15/10/2019
Update on politics from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.9
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 19/25

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: 3.9
1:45pm
My Life on a Plate
Arlene Phillips
Season 1 Episode 9/15

Brian Turner joins choreographer Arlene Phillips as she remembers her childhood, and her determination to succeed as a dancer despite a difficult time at school and a great personal loss. He also finds out about the typical food she grew up with, producing two dishes that bring a taste of nostalgia while also paying tribute to her Jewish roots
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
2:30pm
Emergency Rescue Down Under
Season 1 Episode 10/15

A British flight nurse fights to save the life of a critically ill patient in mid-air. In the Outback, a police officer is caught by surprise in a remote village
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
3:00pm
Politics Live
Politics Live Conference 2019
Live coverage of Nicola Sturgeon's speech from the SNP conference in Aberdeen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.9
4:15pm
Yellowstone
Yellowstone: The Toughest Spring
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Cameras follow as winter turns to spring in Yellowstone during 2016, capturing the re-emergence of a range of animals who leave their winter dens behind to explore the new, green world. Kate Humble and Patrick Aryee witness young bison taking their first steps, beavers feasting on fresh green shoots, and grizzly bear cubs leaving the den for the first time
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
5:15pm
Flog It!
Basingstoke 2
Season 14 Episode 8/67

James Lewis and Nick Davies examine antiques brought to them at the Milestones Museum in Basingstoke, Hampshire, while Paul Martin finds out about the town's industrial heritage
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 7/100

Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling test their general knowledge skills in a variety of entertaining trivia-based games this week
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 17/60

Rylan Clark-Neal chats to the couple who avoided elimination in Sunday night's dance-off, and the weekend's routines are examined in Choreography Corner
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.2
7:00pm
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 8 Episode 2/20

Diversity dancers Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely join experts James Braxton and Phil Serrell on the hunt for bargains to sell at auction. The celebrity pair discover an ancient Chinese leisure activity on a river in Cambridgeshire, before heading to their final destination at an auction in Greenwich
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
8:00pm
Saving Lives at Sea
Season 4 Episode 7/10

The RNLI volunteers at Lough Ree Lifeboat Station race to the rescue of the last inhabitant of a remote island. On the north-east coast of England, the Blyth crew races to find a kayaker in trouble in the North Sea, while at Tower station in Central London, a dog is trapped by the tide on the River Thames
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
9:00pm
Love in the Countryside
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Sara Cox heads to Somerset to help give equine dentist Victoria a leg up the love ladder. Victoria adores her country life, but the 35-year-old's dating pool is small and when it comes to men she is incredibly picky. Sara encourages Victoria to be more open-minded and she speed-dates five gents, before inviting her favourite three back to Somerset to sample rural life. Meanwhile, 24-year-old vet George is doing his best to woo the three ladies he's entertaining at his home in Hay-on-Wye, on the Welsh border
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.1
10:00pm
Defending the Guilty
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Chambers puts the pupils through their paces in a professionally-acted mock trial. Will learns the brutal art of cross-examination from Caroline - only to find it's a skill he needs in his personal life too. Liam and Danielle spend time with the actors to plan their case, only for Liam to fudge the boundaries between reality and fiction. Comedy following idealistic pupil barrister Will Packham, starring Will Sharpe, Katherine Parkinson, Hugh Coles and Gwyneth Keyworth
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.6
10:30pm
Newsnight
15/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events. Presented by Emily Maitlis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
15/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
NFL This Week
2019/20 Week Six
Mark Chapman is joined by Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell to present action from the sixth round of fixtures, including Green Bay Packers v Detroit Lions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.6
12:05am
The Big Hospital Experiment
Season 1 Episode 1/4

In a radical social experiment based on a scheme in Germany, 14 young volunteers between the ages of 18 and 24 spend four weeks delivering patient care on the NHS frontline at Royal Derby Hospital, aiming to find out whether volunteers could help relieve the pressures of staff on the wards and make a positive difference to patient care in the NHS
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.8
1:05am
Food: Truth or Scare
Season 4 Episode 1/5

Gloria Hunniford sends off her own roast potatoes to be tested to discover if it is really true that cooking starchy food at high temperatures can cause cancer, while Chris Bavin has to face up to scientific evidence that some fresh fruit is actually healthier after it has been frozen
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5
1:50am
Britain's Secret Charity Cheats
Season 2 Episode 5/5

Kevin Duala investigates the charity bosses who stole nearly £400,000 from a community gym, and the crooked accountant who stole from a local church charity
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 8.5
2:35am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Wed 16 Oct

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

Experts transform and then sell three things about to be dumped at a tip, before giving the profits to the people who were getting rid of the items
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

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

Presenter Steve Brown helps a bachelor find an ideal property in Guildford, Surrey, on a budget of £420,000
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.6
8:00am
Shop Well for Less?
Season 4 Episode 2/5

Alex Jones and Steph McGovern help the Mountford family from Selby in Yorkshire change the way they shop in an attempt to cut down the family's spending. To shock the family into making some big changes, Steph and Alex build a surprise pop-up shop in the family's house with some of their biggest spends, but how will they react when they know the true cost of their big brand spending?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 2.8
9:00am
BBC News at 9
16/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
16/10/2019
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
16/10/2019
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
11:15am
Politics Live
16/10/2019
Update on politics from Westminster and beyond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.9
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 20/25

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: 3.9
1:45pm
My Life on a Plate
Lesley Garrett
Season 1 Episode 13/15

Brian Turner accompanies Lesley Garrett on a trip to key locations from her childhood in Yorkshire, where she was taught by her parents to make the most out of what was available. The chef then creates two dishes that weave nostalgia and the taste of home together
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
2:30pm
Emergency Rescue Down Under
Season 1 Episode 11/15

A former Royal Marine fights fires from a helicopter and a UK flying doctor is called to a major accident in a fairground
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
3:00pm
Heir Hunters
Wilkinson/Osborne
Season 11 Episode 12/20

The search for relatives of an East London lady reveals a family connection to the most famous heist of the 20th century, and one heir hunter takes on much larger firms in Cheshire
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
3:45pm
The Wonder of Animals
Great Apes
Season 1 Episode 7/12

Chris Packham explores how the brain of the great ape has evolved, revealing that different areas have been adapted over time by the animal's anatomy, ingenuity and sociability. He also examines how the ability to use two hands asymmetrically sets the great apes apart from other tool-using animals, and how social living is linked to the evolution of the amygdala in both apes and humans
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.9
4:15pm
Yellowstone
Yellowstone: The Blazing Summer
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The arrival of summer in Yellowstone brings a new challenge for the beavers as their river dries up, forcing the colony to move. As food becomes scarce, the wolves have a surprising strategy to keep their pups fed, while grizzly bears pay an unexpected visit to a cowboy ranch. By midsummer, the hot and dry conditions create a new danger as deadly wildfires threaten to engulf a family of great grey owls. Presented by Kate Humble and Patrick Aryee
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
5:15pm
Flog It!
Ragley Hall 8
Season 14 Episode 9/67

Experts Will Axon and Christina Trevanion assess items at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire, a 17th-century Palladian house owned by the Marquess of Hertford. The pair unearth treasures to take off to auction including a Polynesian paddle and an 18th-century drinking glass. Presenter Paul Martin also explores the work of famous sculptor and wood carver Grinling Gibbons
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 8/100

Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling test their general knowledge skills in a variety of entertaining trivia-based games this week
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 18/60

Zoe Ball 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: 2.2
7:00pm
The Andrew Neil Show
16/10/2019
Andrew Neil and guests with interviews, discussion and analysis from Westminster, including the latest news on Brexit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
7:30pm
The Channel Tunnel - Life on the Inside
The Initial Idea
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Documentary going behind the scenes of the structure in its 25th anniversary year, following the teams who keep everything on track through the undersea tunnel. Workers in the tunnel paint two giant murals that will link to each other across the sea, and the catenary team head out in their van to look for repairs. Inside the tunnel, the high-speed trains are being slowed down by the air they push in front of them, and the only way to relieve the pressure is with tubes connecting one tunnel to another
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.2
8:00pm
Your Home Made Perfect
Season 1 Episode 7/8

Architects Laura Jane Clark and Robert Jamison compete to win a commission to remodel a home in Teesside for couple Ruth and Lindsey. The couple have lived in their 1990s developer home in Middlesbrough for years, and now they have two young daughters, the property fails to meet the needs of their family
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
9:00pm
Catching Britain's Killers: The Crimes That Changed Us
Double Jeopardy
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The stories of murder investigations and their extraordinary consequences, which overturned laws, transformed police interrogation and revolutionised forensic detection. The second episode focuses on the story of the murder of Julie Hogg, a single mother from the small town of Billingham in Teesside. The programme looks back at Julie's mother Ann's campaign to challenge the 800-year-old law on Double Jeopardy, after a jury failed to convict Julie's former boyfriend Billy Dunlop. As this episode traces the twists and turns of Ann's campaign, the story of other cases that benefited from the legal changes are also explored
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
10:00pm
The Apprentice: You're Fired
Toys
Season 15 Episode 3/12

The companion programme to The Apprentice, with Tom Allen talking to the third 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
16/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events. Presented by Emma Barnett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
16/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
Murder, Mystery and My Family
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass re-investigate an alleged false confession that led to the hanging of William Burtoft for the brutal murder of Frances Levin in her home in Manchester in 1933. Now, more than 80 years later, William's relative Kate is keen to learn more about the case and works alongside Sasha and Jeremy to uncover new details about her great-great-uncle. The case was based on a confession that William signed, but the barristers have grave concerns about how that confession was obtained - can they discover new evidence about the authenticity of the confession?
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.7
12:00am
Back in Time for...
Back in Time for Brixton
Season 4 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. The Irwins experience 50 years of black British history, discovering how post-war Caribbean immigration transformed the way of life in the UK. The first edition sees them learn what life was like for arrivals coming to Britain in the 1950s and '60s, with presenter Giles Coren and social historian Emma Dabiri introducing them to their new homes and the family sampling the food, work and entertainment of first-generation West Indian immigrants in Brixton. With contributions by Kenny Lynch and Rudolph Walker
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
1:00am
Back in Time for...
Back in Time for Brixton
Season 4 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. The Irwins experience life in the 1970s, '80s and '90s, discovering how a new generation of black Britons made their way through three decades of British history, guided by presenter Giles Coren and social historian Emma Dabiri. They meet former West Indies cricket captain Clive Lloyd and learn about the 1976 tour of England in which he led his side to victory, before reflecting on the Brixton Riots of the 1980s, and hosting a typical 1989-style party with DJ and producer Jazzie B of Soul II Soul
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 4
2:00am
Film Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love (2019)
The lives of composer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen, whose romance began on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960 as part of a bohemian community of foreign artists, writers, and musicians. This film follows their relationship, from the early days on Hydra, a humble time of 'free love' and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician. Along the way the film tells of the tragedy that befell those that could not survive the beauty of Hydra, the highs and lows of Leonard's career, and the inspirational power that Marianne possessed
(Subtitles) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.7
3:30am
Dragons' Den
Season 16 Episode 1/15

Entrepreneurs Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones, Touker Suleyman, Tej Lalvani and Jenny Campbell assess more unusual business ideas, including a shocking display from the owner of a live anatomy dissection business and a new model of tuk-tuk that turns out to have a fatal flaw. The final presentation is for a singer-for-hire scheme, which prompts the panel to show off their own musical talents
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.4
4:30am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Thu 17 Oct

6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 8/20

EJ Osborne scours Llanfoist Recycling Centre for discarded items he can transform, including a piano stool and a photographer's lamp
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 1.9
7:15am
Escape to the Perfect Town
Abergavenny
Season 1 Episode 8/15

Jonnie Irwin offers advice to house hunters who want to move to the lively market town of Abergavenny in Monmouthshire
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.6
8:00am
Antiques Roadshow
Lytham Hall 1
Season 42 Episode 5/

Fiona Bruce and the team are at Lytham Hall in Lancashire, where items brought in include a rare Victorian automaton, a work by LS Lowry and medals won by Britain's first black Olympian. John Foster marvels at a briefcase full of artefacts from Ernest Shackleton's 1909 Antarctic expedition and Ronnie Morgan discovers a gift from a Russian tsar
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 5.8
9:00am
BBC News at 9
17/09/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
17/09/2019
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
17/09/2019
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
17/09/2019
Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day.
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.9
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 21/25

Susan Calman hosts the quiz in which one contestant is put in control and has to use judgement and tactics to decide which of the other players is best suited to answer
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.9
1:45pm
My Life on a Plate
Russell Grant
Season 1 Episode 11/15

Brian Turner accompanies astrologer Russell Grant as he visits places from his childhood, including the church where he was a choirboy and the flat where he lived with his parents
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
2:30pm
Emergency Rescue Down Under
Season 1 Episode 12/15

A British pilot is scrambled to rescue a surfer who has been attacked by a shark and a Flying Doctor finds herself fighting to save a badly injured expat
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
3:00pm
Heir Hunters
Smith/Dennis
Season 11 Episode 13/20

The probate detectives search for the relatives of a well-loved Leicestershire lady, and on another case they learn how the industrial revolution impacted Victorian bakeries
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
3:45pm
The Wonder of Animals
Crocodiles
Season 1 Episode 8/12

Chris Packham examines what lies beneath a crocodile's hard exterior, discovering the secret to its ancient history and gaining an insight into one of the most sophisticated physiologies on the planet. By following all stages of a crocodile hunt, Chris reveals how their extraordinary circulatory system enables them to hold their breath for more than an hour, and looks at how their exceptionally sensitive skin detects their prey through water
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.9
4:15pm
Earth's Greatest Spectacles
New England
Season 1 Episode 1/3

The north-eastern region of the United States, known as New England, is the stage for one of the most incredible colour changes on the planet when the vivid greens of summer give way to the golds and reds of autumn. This film reveals how this vibrant fiesta is created by the battles between the trees and the forests inhabitants. Moose, chipmunks, rattlesnakes and a bizarre mixture of caterpillars all play a crucial role; but surprisingly the forest itself was made to be so colourful, thanks to a combination of hard work by beavers, ants and humans. Narrated by Domhnall Gleeson
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.9
5:15pm
Flog It!
Norfolk 19
Season 14 Episode 10/67

Thomas Plant and David Fletcher head to Norwich Cathedral in Norfolk, where they unearth items of interest including an old astronomical map and a watercolour by a local artist
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 9/100

Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling test their knowledge in trivia-based games across the week, with the ultimate winner declared on Friday
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.1
6:30pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 19/60

Zoe Ball talks to some of the couples, chats to Ian Waite about the contestants' training progress and has a sneak peek at a few of Saturday's costumes with designer Vicky Gill
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.2
7:00pm
MOTDx
17/10/2019
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: 1.2
7:30pm
The Channel Tunnel - Life on the Inside
What Goes Around
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Twenty-five years since the Channel Tunnel was opened, many staff face retirement and new recruits are being drafted in. But the tests for wannabe shuttle drivers are ruthless, with a 90 per cent fail rate. Meanwhile, supercars turn up in convoy for the Le Mans 24-hour race. But as the French step up their passport controls, and the screens break down at terminal control, there are concerns that the vehicles will not make it to France in time
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.2
8:00pm
Hairy Bikers: Route 66
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Dave and Si cross the state of Arizona in search of the Wild West and make a small detour from Route 66, starting in Monument Valley, to learn more about this striking place. They're invited by a local Navajo police officer to eat with his family at a traditional Navajo barbecue, where a sheep is butchered, grilled and eaten alongside some traditional fry bread. Still riding in the Navajo Nation, the bikers stop at Tsaile College to learn more about rodeo and cook a lamb stew with corn dumplings in homage of the Navajo people they met
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
9:00pm
Giri/Haji
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Tokyo detective Kenzo hears that a yakuza boss is being framed for a violent murder in the UK - and that the real culprit is his own brother, a man he thought was dead. Now his only choice is to travel to London in the hope of finding his brother before violence tears both cities apart. Crime thriller, starring Takehiro Hira and Kelly Macdonald
(New Series) (Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Later - with Jools Holland
Season 54 Episode 1/6

The eponymous pianist returns for a new run, beginning with performances by five female artists making their debut on the show - hip-hop star Sampa the Great, Mercury Prize nominee Cate Le Bon, multi-instrumentalist Georgia, veteran soul singer PP Arnold and Arkansas singer Yebba. The latter performs with producer Mark Ronson, who co-hosts tomorrow's longer show with Jools tomorrow night
(New Series) (Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:30pm
Newsnight
17/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events. Presented by Kirsty Wark
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:10pm
Weather
17/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:15pm
Catching Britain's Killers: The Crimes That Changed Us
Double Jeopardy
Season 1 Episode 2/3

The stories of murder investigations and their extraordinary consequences, which overturned laws, transformed police interrogation and revolutionised forensic detection. The second episode focuses on the story of the murder of Julie Hogg, a single mother from the small town of Billingham in Teesside. The programme looks back at Julie's mother Ann's campaign to challenge the 800-year-old law on Double Jeopardy, after a jury failed to convict Julie's former boyfriend Billy Dunlop. As this episode traces the twists and turns of Ann's campaign, the story of other cases that benefited from the legal changes are also explored
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
12:15am
The Unwanted: The Secret Windrush Files
David Olusoga opens previously unseen government files to argue that the Windrush scandal and the so-called hostile environment for black British immigrants has been 70 years in the making. The film features Sarah O'Connor, Anthony Bryan and Judy Griffith. Settled in the UK legally since childhood, they were re-classified as illegal immigrants by new regulations. Unable to show proof of their nationality status, they lost jobs, savings and their health, facing deportation back to countries they could barely remember
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 2.2
1:15am
Japan with Sue Perkins
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Sue Perkins embarks upon a trip around Japan, exploring a nation caught between the demands of a hi-tech future and the pull of a traditional past. Sue begins her journey in the capital city of Tokyo, where she trains with a female sumo wrestling team, before visiting a family who live with robots. Then, she leaves the city behind to see the a different side of Japan, and explore its forests, mountains and islands
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.2
2:15am
Home Is Where the Art Is
Season 1 Episode 4/

Nick Knowles is in Lancashire, where a portrait artist, a textile-making farmer and a chainsaw sculptor compete to create artwork celebrating the buyers' love for their dogs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
3:00am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Fri 18 Oct

6:30am
Money for Nothing
Season 7 Episode 9/20

Sarah Moore rescues a sideboard, a chaise longue and an overcoat bound for the tip, before she 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
Bideford
Season 1 Episode 9/15

Steve Brown heads to Bideford in Devon to show his buyers a few properties for their £435,000, while also taking in community life, from its busy arts scene to its luxury ice-cream
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 1.6
8:00am
Gardeners' World
Season 52 Episode 28/32

Monty Don assesses the progress, successes and failures of the paradise garden he planted at the start of the year. He also sets about sowing a meadow of wildflowers in the orchard and gives advice on what to plant now in the vegetable garden. Frances Tophill travels to Glasgow to meet a gardener whose hands-off approach to his garden has reaped rewards for wildlife, Adam Frost visits a garden in Wales where a potentially unpromising and rocky site has been transformed, while Mark Lane explores Nymans in West Sussex to find out how the garden is managed with sustainability at its heart
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 7.5
9:00am
BBC News at 9
18/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
18/10/2019
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
18/10/2019
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
18/10/2019
Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day.
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.9
1:00pm
The Boss
Season 2 Episode 22/25

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: 3.9
1:45pm
My Life on a Plate
Alistair McGowan
Season 1 Episode 12/15

As a child, Alistair McGowan loved school lunches, especially the puddings. His mother's cooking was equally memorable and innovative, providing plenty of inspiration for the dishes that Brian Turner creates for Alistair. Together they revisit evocative places from Alistair's childhood, from Worcestershire's plum orchards to his old school, where sights and smells take him straight back to his youth. In his childhood home, we discover how Alistair realised his gift for impersonation as he switches effortlessly into some of the voices that helped him make his name
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
2:30pm
Emergency Rescue Down Under
Season 1 Episode 13/15

A British flying doctor fights to save the life of a biker in the back of a moving ambulance racing towards Sydney, while two UK policemen hunt a wanted suspect in the Outback
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
3:00pm
Heir Hunters
Percival/Walley
Season 11 Episode 14/20

A new lead opens up on a case that has been unsolved for 24 years - but will it be the clue the heir hunters have been waiting for? Meanwhile, the search for heirs of a Romford woman reveals a link to the story that inspired the film Made in Dagenham. Plus, details of two unclaimed estates where heirs still need to be found.
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
3:45pm
The Wonder of Animals
Dolphins
Season 1 Episode 9/12

Chris Packham explores the hunting prowess of the most widespread of marine mammals - the dolphin. Contrary to its amiable reputation, it is in fact a ruthless predator, using a combination of specialised anatomy and complex communication to hunt. The programme also reveals how a pod employs body movements to disclose the location of food
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.9
4:15pm
Earth's Greatest Spectacles
Svalbard
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Svalbard in the Arctic spends many months of the year in complete darkness, an unrelenting frozen winter with temperatures down to minus 40C. However, as this documentary reveals when the sun finally reappears, the landscape magically transforms from an ice world into a rich tundra, full of exotic plants, birds, arctic foxes, polar bears, walrus and reindeer. This transformation is only possible thanks to some bizarre micro-organisms that feed on ice and the stunning abilities of migrating birds. Narrated by Domhnall Gleeson
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.9
5:15pm
Flog It!
Compilation 33
Season 14 Episode 12/67

A collection of some of the best, unseen finds from the series, visiting the Milestones Museum in Basingstoke Ragley Hall in Warwickshire, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth, and the RAF museum in Hendon, London. Items include an art nouveau necklace and a pair of British railway lamps
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
6:00pm
Strictly: It Takes Two
Season 17 Episode 20/60

Zoe Ball and Rylan Clark-Neal present analysis of the pro-celebrity couples' progress ahead of tomorrow night's show. Celebrity super fans discuss all things ballroom, while Gethin Jones catches up with the couples backstage at this week's Strictly rehearsals
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.2
7:00pm
Richard Osman's House of Games
Season 3 Episode 10/100

Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling 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: 2.1
7:30pm
Mastermind
Season 17 Episode 9/31

John Humphrys grills four more contenders on their chosen subjects, which are Middle Welsh tome The Mabinogion, the life of cellist Jacqueline du Pré, the life and works of fiction writer William Gibson, and socialite Viscountess Palmerston, aka Emily Temple. This is followed by a two-minute general knowledge round
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
8:00pm
Gardeners' World
Season 52 Episode 32/32

Monty Don plants out berried shrubs to help feed wildlife in the winter, harvests pumpkins and shows how to make use of fallen autumnal leaves. Carol Klein shows the planting partners still making an impact in the borders of the Bishop's Palace and Gardens in Somerset, while Adam Frost is in the Cotswolds finding out about some surprising planting schemes designed with animals in mind. Frances Tophill summarises her first season on her allotment in Kent and Rachel de Thame updates her containers to ensure that they give interest for the upcoming seasons ahead
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
9:00pm
The Name of the Rose
Season 1 Episode 2/8

The Abbot hears that the delegation led by Bernard Gui is on its way, prompting him to urge William to find the murderer before their arrival. William works with Severinus, the abbey's herbalist and scientist, to analyse the monk's body, concluding he was poisoned before thrown in the vat. They soon realise that a highly lethal poison from the herbalist's collection has been taken. When their trail leads them to the infamous library, William and Adso devise a plan to enter the labyrinth, but quickly realise not everything is as it seems once inside. John Turturro and Rupert Everett star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
9:50pm
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Hacienda Vira Vira, Chile
Season 2 Episode 6/6

Giles Coren and Monica Galetti travel to South America to work in Vira Vira, a hacienda hotel that overlooks an active volcano near Pucon, the adventure capital of Chile. Giles and Monica prepare a meal for guests, go trekking through the Chilean forests on horseback and hear how the chef has an abundance of Chilean produce for his recipes
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
10:00pm
QI
Quests - Part Two
Season 17 Episode 7/18

Sandi Toksvig continues airing questions on the theme of Quests, this time inviting Susan Calman, Joe Lycett and Holly Walsh 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
18/10/2019
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Kirsty Wark
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
11:00pm
Weather
18/10/2019
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
11:05pm
Later - with Jools Holland
Even Later - with Jools Holland and Mark Ronson
Season 54 Episode 1/6

Extended edition of the music show. The veteran presenter's co-host for this edition discusses his love of working with new female voices, as well as picking his favourite clip from the Later vaults. The duo introduce performances by five female artists making their debut on the show - Arkansas singer Yebba, hip-hop star Sampa the Great, Mercury Prize nominee Cate Le Bon, multi-instrumentalist Georgia and veteran soul singer PP Arnold
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
12:05am
Mark Ronson: From the Heart
The songwriter and producer discusses his life and musical influences, including how the break-up of his marriage has influenced his most recent album, Late Night Feelings. The programme follows Ronson in London, Los Angeles and New York at work and at home, and there are interviews with family and friends, along with the likes of Lady Gaga, Simon Le Bon, Josh Homme and Bradley Cooper
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.5
1:20am
Panorama
Climate Change: What Can We Do? - Panorama
The Government has promised Britain will radically reduce carbon emissions to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. To get there, people need to make big changes to the way they live, but how much difference will they really make? With the help of a family in Nottingham, Justin Rowlatt finds out what are the most important things people can do and asks what the government is doing to encourage everyone to alter the way they live
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6.1
1:50am
War in the Blood
Documentary following two cancer patients who have volunteered as test subjects for an experimental treatment. CAR T-cell therapy has been described as the first step towards a cure - but 53-year-old Graham and 18-year-old Mahmoud may never reap the benefits, as their role is to allow scientists to monitor the side effects. The film examines the relationship between the patients and the clinical team, and how age and life experience affects their physical and emotional response to the treatment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.9
3:30am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Sat 19 Oct

6:45am
Ali-A's Superchargers
The Big Boo
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Ali-A helps three sisters from Manchester transform their family car
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 10
7:05am
Top Class
Round 3: Strachur Primary School v The Vale Academy
Season 5 Episode 3/

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

Rating: 8.5
7:35am
Mustangs FC
Sparkly Girls
Season 2 Episode 9/

Marnie gets a wake-up call and realises she will have to work a lot harder for her dream
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.8
8:00am
Blue Peter
Blue Peter: Bring and Buy is Back!
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.1
8:30am
Film Strange Magic (2015)
A fairy living in an enchanted forest tries to rescue her sister from a monstrous creature. Meanwhile, the magical kingdom is thrown into chaos by a love potion, that results in a series of unexpected romances. Animated fantasy musical, with the voices of Evan Rachel Wood, Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3
10:00am
Robot Wars
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present more battles in the arena, including a robot designed by a nine-year-old girl, which comes complete with a huge pink axe. Other entrants include a team of students from Falkirk whose robot is made of wood and has a petrol engine, and a family team with an ingenious creation made up of parts sourced from their local scrapyard
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.8
11:00am
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 9 Episode 2/20

Red Dwarf co-stars Craig Charles and Robert Llewellyn travel around the West Midlands in search of antiques, assisted by experts Izzie Balmer and Tim Medhurst. Robert is smitten with a 200-year-old love letter, while Craig splurges on a multitude of quirky curios
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
12:00pm
Hairy Bikers: Route 66
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Dave and Si cross the state of Arizona in search of the Wild West and make a small detour from Route 66, starting in Monument Valley, to learn more about this striking place. They're invited by a local Navajo police officer to eat with his family at a traditional Navajo barbecue, where a sheep is butchered, grilled and eaten alongside some traditional fry bread. Still riding in the Navajo Nation, the bikers stop at Tsaile College to learn more about rodeo and cook a lamb stew with corn dumplings in homage of the Navajo people they met
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
1:00pm
Best House in Town
Cardiff: Wildcard
Season 1 Episode 19/20

Three wildcard properties enter the contest in Cardiff - a quirky terraced home, a modern renovated bath-house and a new build that was shortlisted for the Welsh Architecture Prize
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6
1:30pm
Flog It!
Season 15 Episode 16/

People are invited to try to make money out of their antiques by taking them to auction
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.6
2:30pm
Earth's Greatest Spectacles
Okavango
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Botswana's Okavango Delta is capable of supporting a wide variety of life, even though the lush wetland of islands and lagoons lies in the middle of the Kalahari Desert. As this film shows, each year a vast flood transforms the landscape and impacts on the lives of native species such as baboons, catfish, kingfishers, leopards, warthogs and elephants. More surprisingly, it also reveals how the flood creates this extraordinary delta in the first place thanks to the help of termites and hippos. Narrated by Domhnall Gleeson
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.9
3:30pm
The World's Most Extraordinary Homes
Mountain
Season 1 Episode 1/4

Architect Piers Taylor and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin explore unusual homes built in mountainous regions. They begin in California, viewing a property built from the wings and tail fins of a Boeing 747. In Arizona, the pair stay in a modern house with an innovative take on an ancient technique of absorbing the heat during the day and releasing it at night. In New Zealand, Caroline and Piers view a house camouflaged using cedar cladding, while their last stop takes them to an hexagonal alpine chalet with a steel chimney core that anchors it to the mountain
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.4
4:30pm
Your Home Made Perfect
Season 1 Episode 7/8

Architects Laura Jane Clark and Robert Jamison compete to win a commission to remodel a home in Teesside for couple Ruth and Lindsey. The couple have lived in their 1990s developer home in Middlesbrough for years, and now they have two young daughters, the property fails to meet the needs of their family
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3.7
5:30pm
What Britain Buys and Sells in a Day
Cars
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The team looks at the automotive trade, with Ed Balls at the Port of Southampton to see how cars are driven off and on vast vessels at speed and witnessing the exhaustive checks that BMW cars must go through before they reach their owners Cherry Healey visits a Toyota factory in Derbyshire to see how workers turn millions of imported parts a day into new cars, while Ade Adepitan travels to the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada to see how their batteries are made and what the future holds for British car manufacturing
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.1
6:30pm
Live PDC Darts Champions League
PDC Champions League of Darts
Coverage of four further group-stage matches from Morningside Arena in Leicester, as the fourth staging of the competition featuring the world's top eight players continues, with the afternoon session's winners facing each other, and the losing players also going head-to-head in matches players of the best of 19 legs. Eventual champion Gary Anderson bounced back from a loss to Daryl Gurney in his opener to record his first group win in this session last year when he overcame Dave Chisnall 10-3. There was also a 10-7 win for 2017 title-winner Mensur Suljovic against Peter Wright, and top seed Michael van Gerwen prevailed 10-7 against Gurney
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
10:30pm
Film Kinky Boots (2005)
A man inherits a struggling shoe factory, but salvation arrives when he comes up with a plan for the business to manufacture specialist footwear for drag artists. However, the stunned workforce has to be won over, and the new designs must prove their worth at a high-profile fashion show. Comedy drama, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Nick Frost and Linda Bassett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
12:10am
Film Taxi Tehran (2015)
Iranian director Jafar Panahi's documentary, in which he poses as a taxi driver in Tehran. Panahi has been banned from making films by the Iranian government, but using a small camera mounted on his dashboard, he was able to secretly shoot a candid and revealing portrait of his home city by interviewing his diverse selection of passengers. In Persian

Rating: 5.5
1:30am
The Name of the Rose
Season 1 Episode 2/8

The Abbot hears that the delegation led by Bernard Gui is on its way, prompting him to urge William to find the murderer before their arrival. William works with Severinus, the abbey's herbalist and scientist, to analyse the monk's body, concluding he was poisoned before thrown in the vat. They soon realise that a highly lethal poison from the herbalist's collection has been taken. When their trail leads them to the infamous library, William and Adso devise a plan to enter the labyrinth, but quickly realise not everything is as it seems once inside. John Turturro and Rupert Everett star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
2:20am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1

Sun 20 Oct

6:45am
Life in a Cottage Garden with Carol Klein
Autumn
Season 1 Episode 5/6

In September and October, the horticulturist harvests seeds and pricks out young plants to aid growth. She also prepares the garden for visitors to her Open Garden Scheme day, and enlists her daughters' help to decide the future of a cankered apple tree
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
7:20am
A to Z of TV Gardening
Letter A
Season 1 Episode 1/25

Weather forecaster Carol Kirkwood takes a journey through the world of horticulture, receiving inspiration and advice from some of the BBC's most popular gardening presenters. The series progresses in alphabetical order, and this programme features themes beginning with the letter A, and includes archive material from Gardeners' World, Countryfile and The Gardener's Year
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.3
8:05am
Gardeners' World
Season 52 Episode 32/32

Monty Don plants out berried shrubs to help feed wildlife in the winter, harvests pumpkins and shows how to make use of fallen autumnal leaves. Carol Klein shows the planting partners still making an impact in the borders of the Bishop's Palace and Gardens in Somerset, while Adam Frost is in the Cotswolds finding out about some surprising planting schemes designed with animals in mind. Frances Tophill summarises her first season on her allotment in Kent and Rachel de Thame updates her containers to ensure that they give interest for the upcoming seasons ahead
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.5
9:05am
Countryfile
Wembury
Season 2019

The team explores Wembury in Devon, with Anita Rani learning about its naval history, Joe Crowley investigating its rock pools as he takes part in an annual nature survey and Ellie Harrison going in search of its marine wildlife. Elsewhere, Adam Henson is moving some of his sheep and Tom Heap is on the trail of the ramraiding gangs ripping out the ATMs on which villages rely
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.7
10:00am
Saturday Kitchen Best Bites
20/10/2019
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
Nadiya's Asian Odyssey
Thailand & Cambodia
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. An analysis of her DNA leads Nadiya Hussain to a surprising discovery that sees her travel to far-flung places to explore the people, places and food there. The former Great British Bake Off winner begins by visiting Cambodia, where she uncovers a bakery school training up girls from tough backgrounds in the art of French patisserie, before heading to Thailand, where she learns how to make a curry paste unique to the Muslim community on the tiny island of Koh Sukhorn
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.6
12:30pm
Best Bakes Ever
Season 1 Episode 3/26

In light of Britain's baking obsession, actress and cake expert Jane Asher presents a selection of recipes from television chefs, including James Martin, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, the Hairy Bikers, Raymond Blanc, Nigella Lawson, Tom Kerridge, Lorraine Pascale and Rachel Khoo
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 3
1:00pm
Live PDC Darts Champions League
PDC Champions League of Darts
Coverage of the concluding group-stage matches from the Morningside Arena in Leicester, as the line-up for the semi-finals is confirmed. Gary Anderson needed to defeat top seed Michael van Gerwen to reach the last four in 2018 and eventually prevailed 10-9 against the Dutchman, who joined him in the semi-finals, while Mensur Suljovic and Peter Wright progressed from the other group
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
4:30pm
Saving Lives at Sea
Season 4 Episode 7/10

The RNLI volunteers at Lough Ree Lifeboat Station race to the rescue of the last inhabitant of a remote island. On the north-east coast of England, the Blyth crew races to find a kayaker in trouble in the North Sea, while at Tower station in Central London, a dog is trapped by the tide on the River Thames
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
5:30pm
Africa with Ade Adepitan
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The presenter explores central Africa, travelling through Gabon, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. He investigates plans to develop a sustainable version of palm oil farming, meets a champion boxer helping to rehabilitate child soldiers, and talks to one of Africa's most outspoken political campaigners. He also reports on how conflict between militia groups influenced by foreign powers lies at the heart of the problems that have made the Democratic Republic of Congo arguably the most chaotic and corrupt country in Africa, as well as discovering how the conflict has impacted on the country's few remaining gorillas
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 3.7
6:30pm
Live PDC Darts Champions League
PDC Champions League of Darts
Live coverage of the semi-finals and final from Morningside Arena in Leicester, as the fourth staging of the competition featuring the world's top eight players concludes. Peter Wright and Gary Anderson ensured last year's final was an all-Scottish affair when they overcame Dutchman Michael van Gerwen and Austria's Mensur Suljovic respectively in their last-four matches. It was then Anderson who comfortably prevailed 11-4 in the showpiece match to add this title to a glittering list of hours that includes two World Championships and two Premier Leagues, as well as the UK Open, World Matchplay and Player Championship Finals
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
10:00pm
Live at the Apollo
Katherine Ryan, Henning Wehn, James Acaster
Season 11 Episode 5/7

Katherine Ryan comperes an evening of stand-up at London's Hammersmith Apollo, treating the audience to her own brand of humour and introducing routines by comedy circuit stars Henning Wehn and James Acaster
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.8
10:30pm
Love in the Countryside
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Sara Cox heads to Somerset to help give equine dentist Victoria a leg up the love ladder. Victoria adores her country life, but the 35-year-old's dating pool is small and when it comes to men she is incredibly picky. Sara encourages Victoria to be more open-minded and she speed-dates five gents, before inviting her favourite three back to Somerset to sample rural life. Meanwhile, 24-year-old vet George is doing his best to woo the three ladies he's entertaining at his home in Hay-on-Wye, on the Welsh border
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.1
11:30pm
Film 99 Homes (2014)
A single father desperately trying to support his son and his mother goes to work for the ruthless businessman who evicted them from their home. He is seduced by the glamorous world of high finance and seeks the chance to provide for his family's security - but to get it, he will have to deprive other families of their homes. Drama, starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Laura Dern
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.6
1:15am
Question Time
17/10/2019
Season 2019

Fiona Bruce presents the topical debate from Leicester, 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
2:15am
Best House in Town
York: Semi Detached
Season 1 Episode 3/20

Three semi-detached homes in York - including a two-up, two-down 1930s house reinvented for the modern market and a 1970s communal building - are in the spotlight
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)

Rating: 6
3:00am
Holby City
Hope Is a Powerful Drug
Season 21 Episode 42/53

Frankie returns to Holby, keen to take Isla back. Essie is not convinced she is truly ready for the demands of parenthood, and tries to persuade her to leave her daughter behind. A top neurosurgeon has a radical idea for how to treat Ric's tumour, but Serena is not convinced by the plan. Ric is left to consider both their positions, and decide what he wants to do. Jac returns from holiday, and asserts her authority over an overworked Kian
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
4:00am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1