BBC Two England Listings

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BBC Two England TV Guide

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Wednesday, October 22 2014
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    • 5 mins ago
      Cagney and LaceySeason 2 Episode 8: Conduct Unbecoming

      Detective Stevens, a member of the Anti-Crime Unit who is helping Christine and Mary Beth uncover an illegal handgun operation, is discovered to have another job - as a model for a gay pornographic magazine. Drama, starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly

    • 10:50am
      Who Do You Think You Are? (UK)Season 8 Episode 7: Robin Gibb

      Another chance to see Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb as he discovers how his paternal great-grandfather rose from poverty to become a decorated soldier, and heads to Paisley, Renfrewshire, to investigate a mysterious family breakdown. He also looks into the life of his maternal great-grandmother Cecilia Lynch, who was brought before the Midwives Penal Board because of a tragic case involving a baby she had delivered

    • 11:50am
      Great British Railway JourneysSeason 3 Episode 13: Lydney to Newport

      Michael Portillo discovers micro-mines hidden in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, and finds out why the Victorians were so enamoured with Tintern Abbey in the Wye Valley along the border between England and Wales. Plus, he investigates the railway engineering behind the Newport Transporter Bridge

    • 12:20pm
      Flog It!Richmond 17

      Adam Partridge and James Lewis visit Richmond in North Yorkshire, where valuable finds include prehistoric axe heads and a pair of Parisian opera glasses. Paul Martín also learns about horse training

    • 1:00pm
      EggheadsSeason 15 Episode 66: EPISODE: 66

      Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz in which the winners of famous game shows including Mastermind and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize

    • 2:00pm
      Big Dreams, Small SpacesSeason 1 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      In this edition, expert horticulturalist Monty Don helps amateur gardeners who are battling the elements as they attempt to create dream spaces on a small budget. He sets out to tackle a garden under constant attack from sea salt and heavy winds on the south coast of England, while in Snowdonia in north Wales, he offers advice to the owners of a mountainside plot that is struggling to survive as little more than a rockery

    • 3:00pm
      Trust Me I'm a DoctorSeason 2 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

      What do garlic, watermelon and beetroot have in common, apart from being edible? They are all so-called superfoods, of course, and are said to have the power to reduce blood pressure. Seeing as millions of people suffer from alarming levels of stress, guzzling these down could be beneficial - but are the claims valid? Dr Chris van Tulleken is determined to sort out the fact from the hype in the second episode of the series. Michael Mosley also has food on his mind, and in his case it's something that many people crave - sugar. It's been suggested that it is as toxic as tobacco, but is that true? Michael visits leading experts to find out. Plus, Dr Saleyha Ahsan explodes some of the myths surrounding the best way to treat burns

    • 4:00pm
      Gunpowder 5/11: The Greatest Terror Plot

      For the very first time the inner secrets of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 are revealed in this landmark docudrama. It uses the actual words of the senior captured leader Thomas Wintour and Guy Fawkes as they responded to the state interrogators who were investigating the conspiracy by a Catholic-led group of militants to blow up Parliament and King James I, which had taken 18 months to plan. Also included is an insight into the recruitment of Fawkes and Wintour's brother right up to the dramatic siege that resulted in their capture on November 8. This epic tale reveals the plotters' faith, betrayal and persecution - and reveals the truth behind a scheme whose ruination is celebrated every year

    • 5:00pm
      The Apprentice: You're Fired!Season 10 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      Dara O Briain is joined by the third candidate to be eliminated by Alan Sugar, having failed to impress in a task to create and sell home fragrance products. Entrepreneur Jo Malone, comedian Hugh Dennis and TV and radio presenter Sara Cox are the guest panellists trying to determine where it all went wrong, as well as offer their opinions on the remaining candidates left fighting for Lord Sugar's £250,000 business investment

    • 6:20pm
      Sacred Rivers with Simon ReeveSeason 1 Episode 3: The Yangtze

      The adventurer travels to China for a trip along the Yangtze, Asia's longest river and the third longest in the world. He follows the route to Dazu, where he sees 50,000 ancient rock carvings, some of the only religious artefacts not to have been destroyed under communist rule. He then takes a river cruise to the Three Gorges Dam - the biggest power station on the planet - before ending his journey in Shanghai, a shining symbol of China's new economic might and a city where many are rediscovering religious faith

    • 7:20pm
      See HearSeason 34 Episode 32: EPISODE: 32

      Clive Mason investigates Access to Work, a Government scheme that has been set up to help deaf and disabled people in the workplace. The past year has seen lots of changes directly affecting thousands of deaf people who use the service - with new guidelines introduced then suspended, widely varying settlements for clients and claims going unpaid for months. With voiceover

    • 7:50pm
      Who Do You Think You Are? (UK)Season 11 Episode 10: Twiggy

      Following in the footsteps of Julie Walters, Sheridan Smith, Mary Berry and Billy Connolly, the last in the current series focuses on Twiggy. Four decades ago, Neasden-born Lesley Hornby, as she was known, found her life transformed when a reporter spotted her photo on the wall of a London hairdresser, and she was dubbed the 'face of the 60s'. Suddenly the 16-year-old was catapulted into life as a supermodel, travelling the world, mixing with some of its biggest stars and eventually appearing in films such as The Boyfriend and The Blues Brothers. In the 100th episode of the genealogy show, Twiggy examines her family's past, where she discovers a history involving strong women and a hint of crime

    • 8:50pm
      Doctor WhoSeason 8 Episode 9: Flatline

      After Clara stormed off two episodes ago, viewers might have wondered if they would ever see her again. However, one thing it proved is that here is a companion who is quite willing to speak her mind and is more than capable of going it alone. And sure enough, here she is, separated from the Doctor and facing a menace from another dimension, an enemy that exists beyond human perception. She has people to save - but how is it possible to hide when the walls provide no protection? Jenna-Louise Coleman and Peter Capaldi star, with appearances from Christopher Fairbank (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet) and former Casualty actor Matt Bardock (paramedic Jeff)

    • 11:00pm
      MaterialsHow They Work

      Material scientist Mark Miodownik charts how mankind developed its understanding of materials and their properties - and used that knowledge to its advantage

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