BBC Two England Listings

BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Wednesday, August 20 2014
  • Time Show
    • 9:15am
      The Chef's ProtegeSeason 1 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      Tom Kitchin puts his five chosen students through their paces as he decides who will continue under his tutelage, asking them to cook their favourite dishes before suggesting how he would make them better. They must take on board his comments and serve their improved creations to customers in Perth College's college training restaurant, before Tom decides which one will be eliminated

    • 9:45am
      Celebrity MasterchefSeason 6 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      Actress Linda Lusardi, entrepreneur Michelle Mone, Hollyoaks star Nick Pickard, and former Olympic athlete Darren Campbell face elimination day, and they are challenged to cook one of John Torode's favourite recipes - saddle of rabbit with kidneys, wrapped in pancetta and served with soft polenta and black cabbage

    • 10:30am
      CoastSeason 6 Episode 4: Western Isles & Shetland

      The team goes island-hopping around the Western Isles and out to Shetland. Nick Crane hunts for gannets on Eriskay, and Neil Oliver hears the tragic story of a 1918 shipwreck off the Isle of Lewis in which more than 200 servicemen returning from the First World War were drowned. Plus, Miranda Krestovnikoff searches for otters which struggle to survive on the wild coast, and Tessa Dunlop investigates how the epic voyage of HMS Challenger in the 19th century first revealed the secrets of life in the depths of the world's oceans

    • 11:15am
      Great Continental Railway JourneysSeason 2 Episode 3: Dresden to Kiel

      Michael Portillo travels through Germany, learning about an Edwardian fitness craze in Dresden before heading to Leipzig on a historic line built by British engineers in 1839. He discovers model-railway making on the grandest of scales in Hamburg and ends his journey in Kiel, where he reveals how British yachtsmen spied on the German navy in the early 20th century

    • 12:15pm
      Flog It!Winchester 22

      The team travels to Winchester, where Christina Trevanion discovers two interesting pieces of Danish jewelry and James Lewis sets his sights on weaponry. Paul Martín presents

    • 1:00pm
      Two TribesSeason 1 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prize

    • 1:30pm
      EggheadsSeason 15 Episode 21: EPISODE: 21

      Quiz hosted by Dermot Murnaghan, 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
      Young VetsSeason 1 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

      It's late summer at the Royal Veterinary College and the students have just 11 months until they qualify. Judy must use all her skills to help a border collie suffering from a broken back, while Charlie learns how to treat a cow with an ovarian cyst that is creating an unusual side effect. Amy gets a wounded tortoise back on the move with a bit of ingenuity and some handy wheels, and Dru Shearn is on his anaesthesia placement, where he looks after a golden retriever puppy undergoing life-saving surgery

    • 3:00pm
      The StuartsSeason 1 Episode 3: A Family at War

      Clare Jackson examines how the Stuarts became fatally divided by religion, with brothers in opposition and two daughters supporting the overthrow of their father. After the Catholic James II was deposed by the Protestant William of Orange in 1688, Scotland lost its sovereignty and became part of Great Britain in 1707, while Ireland was reduced from a kingdom to a colony

    • 4:00pm
      HorizonShould I Eat Meat? - How to Feed the Planet

      Part two of two. Every year roughly 65 billion animals are slaughtered globally for food - nine for every living person. In this documentary, Michael Mosley examines the impact this is having on the planet and finds out what meat we should be buying if we want to be eco-friendly carnivores. Is it better to purchase free-range organic or factory-farmed options? The answers are far from obvious

    • 6:20pm
      Super Senses: The Secret Power of AnimalsSeason 1 Episode 1: Sight

      Biologist Patrick Aryee and physicist Helen Czerski explore the world of animal senses to reveal how they detect things beyond the limits of human perception, conducting experiments and demonstrations featuring a variety of species. They begin by investigating sight and reveal how caribou - wild reindeer of Alaska - use ultraviolet light to avoid their predators. They also discover how the dragonfly's ability to view things in slow motion allows it to make a kill, and show how a snake can see in the pitch dark without using its eyes

    • 7:20pm
      Who Do You Think You Are? (UK)Season 11 Episode 1: Julie Walters

      Bafta-winning actress Julie Walters, of Educating Rita, Mamma Mia! and Harry Potter fame, traces her roots back to Co Mayo in western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clark was one of the first members of the Land League. The organisation was formed in 1879 and campaigned for more than 40 years for the rights of tenant farmers to own their own land

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