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BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Friday, August 1 2014
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    • 48 mins ago
      Flog It!Balbirnie 22

      Anita Manning and James Lewis help value items at Balbirnie House near Glenrothes, Fife, including a Japanese ivory panel and a pristine 1950s train set. Paul Martín also uncovers a secret chapter in the area's history

    • in 12 mins
      PointlessSeason 7 Episode 47: EPISODE: 47

      Quiz show in which pairs of contestants try to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious correct answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle for the chance to compete for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman

    • 1:00pm
      Commonwealth GamesDay Nine

      Hazel Irvine presents further live coverage as the ninth day of the Games continues in Glasgow, with this evening's athletics schedule commencing at Hampden Park. The initial focus will be on the field events on the penultimate evening in the stadium, as the men's pole vault, and women's high jump and discus get under way, with England's Steve Lewis among the contenders in the former

    • 2:00pm
      Pembrokeshire: Coastal LivesSeason 1 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      Artist Lizzie Stonhold gets the people of Fishguard knitting for her 'Granny Graffiti' project, while longboat crews from Solva and Newport go up against one another in the Dinas Head Challenge. Blind walker Jack Lloyd tackles the Pembrokeshire Coast Path for the first time with his new guide dog Jackson

    • 2:30pm
      The Red Arrows: Inside the Bubble

      The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team - more commonly known as the Red Arrows - is based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire and has taken part in more than 4,500 displays since 1965. This documentary offers an insight into the day-to-day work and lives of the 120-strong team of pilots and ground crew as they prepare to mark the unit's 50th display season, with celebrations reflecting how the Red Arrows remain the public face of the RAF, helping with recruitment and acting as ambassadors for the United Kingdom

    • 3:30pm
      Gardeners' WorldEPISODE: 19

      Carol Klein visits Hampshire to meet horticulturist Roy Lancaster, who champions the virtues of the often-overlooked St John's wort, while Joe Swift heads to a very unusual allotment in Tottenham, north London. At Longmeadow, Monty Don reveals the secrets of successful home-made compost

    • 4:00pm
      The Secret History of Our StreetsSeason 2 Episode 2: Duke Street, Glasgow

      Glasgow's Duke Street is one of Britain's longest thoroughfares, running from the city centre through the heart of the East End, with Victorian tenement blocks lining the road to the south of it. This episode looks at how those homes came under threat 40 years ago, leading to a group of pioneering residents taking on the council in a battle to save them

    • 5:00pm
      Commonwealth GamesDay Nine

      Gary Lineker introduces live coverage of the concluding athletics events on day nine at Hampden Park in Glasgow, featuring the final of the women's 100m hurdles. Tiffany Porter won bronze at last year's World Championship in this event and is expected to be involved in the final, although Australia's Olympic champion Sally Pearson started the Games as the clear favourite for gold

    • 6:05pm

      Made at the same time as Oscar-winning film Capote, Douglas McGrath's biographical drama also homes in on Truman Capote's production of his bestselling non-fiction novel, In Cold Blood, which he based on the slaughter of a Kansas family. In his quest for fame and success, the American writer becomes transfixed by one of the two killers responsible for the homicide, leading him to struggle with drink and drugs. Toby Jones stars in the lead role, and is supported by a star-studded cast including Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig, Sigourney Weaver, Gwyneth Paltrow and Isabella Rossellini.

    • 7:55pm
      Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the CounterSeason 1 Episode 3: The New Cool

      Social historian Pamela Cox looks at how the Second World War created flexible opportunities and gave rise to the concept of the working mother. She also examines the development of the role of female staff in the latter half of the 20th century, revealing how teenagers in the 1960s tried to emulate the women working in trendy boutiques including Mary Quant's Bazaar and Biba, and explores the impact of the growth of chain stores and the introduction of shopping centres in the 1970s. Plus, she considers how the UK's shops and their employees will adapt to an increasingly online world

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