BBC Two England Listings

BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Wednesday, September 2 2015
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    • 10 mins ago
      Countryside 999Season 2 Episode 12: EPISODE: 12

      The Cornwall Air Ambulance helps a woman who might have fractured her pelvis after falling off her bike on a remote rural road. The hospital in Penzance treats a man with a brain tumour whose condition has changed while on holiday with his family, and a Welsh policeman clashes with a van driver

    • 4:15am
      Victoria Derbyshire02/09/2015

      Daily news and current-affairs programme in which the award-winning broadcaster presents breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media

    • 7:30am
      Britain's First Photo AlbumSeason 1 Episode 5: Lyme Regis to Barnstaple

      John Sergeant travels to Dorset in the south-west of England to find out how much has changed since Francis Frith took photos of the county, visiting an ancient watermill in Lyme Regis and Exeter Guildhall's dungeons. He also learns about the techniques required to farm with horses

    • 9:15am
      Yes, Prime MinisterSeason 2 Episode 4: A Conflict of Interest

      Jim gets wind of a major financial scandal in the City that is bound to have damaging repercussions for the government. With the party conference looming, he decides it's time for him to take swift and firm action - but Sir Humphrey has other ideas. Political comedy first broadcast in 1987, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne

    • 10:45am
      Penguins - Spy in the HuddleSeason 1 Episode 2: First Steps

      The second part of the documentary sees the chicks hatching out in Antarctica, the Falklands and Peru, leading to all manner of delightful scenes as the new parents help their young take their first few unsteady steps. All three colonies share one thing in common, however - there are plenty of predators eager to get hold of the new arrivals, giving the parents a tough job to protect their babies

    • 11:45am
      Great British Railway JourneysSeason 6 Episode 18: Abergavenny to Hanborough

      Michael Portillo begins underground at Big Pit coal mine in Blaenavon, where he discovers how Victorians toiled night and day to power the Industrial Revolution. On the River Usk, he learns about 19th-century developments in angling before heading to Ascott-under-Wychwood in Oxfordshire - once the scene of a farm labourers' dispute that ended in rioting. Michael concludes this leg of his journey at Blenheim Palace

    • 1:00pm
      EggheadsSeason 16 Episode 49: EPISODE: 49

      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

    • 1:30pm
      Terry and Mason's Great Food TripSeason 1 Episode 3: York

      Broadcaster Terry Wogan and London cabbie Mason McQueen embark on the third leg of the tour around Britain, following Samuel Chamberlain's 1963 travelogue British Bouquet: An Epicurean Tour of Britain. Arriving in York, they sample one of the city's signature hams, and the confusingly named savoury duck, before heading to Ampleforth for more culinary treats. Finally, their visit concludes with a riotous Viking feast, hosted by Eric the Red

    • 2:00pm
      Season 1 Episode 1: The Farmer and the Food Chain

      Farmer Gareth Wyn Jones explores the Welsh food industry to find out whether the country can change the way it feeds itself. His intention is to open a pop-up shop selling nothing but local produce to see if there is an appetite for it. His first stop is a small fishing cove on the Llyn Peninsula, where he heads out to sea with fishermen

    • 2:30pm
      Great British MenuSeason 10 Episode 18: Northern Ireland Main

      Northern Irish chefs Chris McGowan, Danni Berry and Ben Arnold once again clash in the kitchen as they seek to outdo each other and serve up the best main course. Reigning regional champion Chris aims to wow the panel with a tongue and cheek pie honouring the WI's reputation with pastry, leaving rivals Ben and Danni aware that they will need to up their game to claim his title

    • 3:00pm
      HorizonWhich Universe Are We In?

      Documentary exploring the 'multiverse', a theoretical approach to some of the fundamental questions of existence, which posits that an infinite number of universes exists. Each of these separate universes is defined by the way they differ from the others, in a concept seized upon by science-fiction writers to depict worlds where dinosaurs still live and the Germans won the Second World War, among other fantastical variations. The programme reveals that, until relatively recently, the 'multiverse' theory was dismissed as a fantasy, but now this unusual idea has found its way to the forefront of scientific thinking, and for a growing number of scientists, has become fundamental to understanding the nature of reality

    • 4:00pm
      The Ascent of WomanSeason 1 Episode 1: Civilisation

      Dr Amanda Foreman travels the world to relate and cross-examine the stories of the women who made and changed human history, from 10,000 BC to the present day. She begins by exploring the roles women played in early civilisations, visiting Turkey to take in Catalhoyuk, which is thought to be one of the world's earliest settlements, and one where unexpected notions of gender are believed to have developed. She explores how the world's first codified laws regulated womens' status in Mesopotamia, introducing the first-known veiling law two millennia before the advent of Islam, and profiles ancient females who created their own routes to power in male-dominated cultures. Among these pioneers are Enheduanna, the world's first recorded author, the Ukok Ice Maiden, and Hatshepsut, one of Egypt's most successful - but also most maligned - queens

    • 5:00pm
      QIK Episode 5: Kings

      Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson and comedians Jimmy Carr and Bill Bailey join regular panellist Alan Davies on the comedy quiz. Host Stephen Fry asks a range of fiendish questions on the topic of kings, with points being awarded for interesting answers as well as correct ones

    • 6:15pm
      Return of the Giant Killers: Africa's Lion Kings

      Documentary revisiting the pride of African lions featured in Africa's Giant Killers: Natural World, which detailed a clash between drought-weakened elephants and hungry big cats in the northern stretches of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana. This follow-up rejoins the pride at the start of the rainy season, when the departure of the elephants brings a whole host of new problems for the lions. The males begin to turn against each other, and one inexperienced lioness places her cubs in mortal danger as a rival group challenges the area's resident lions. Wild fires caused by lightning devastate the landscape, and as the dust begins to settle, the pride must once again face off with the elephants or risk starvation. Narrated by Imogen Stubbs

    • 7:45pm
      Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on EarthSeason 1 Episode 3: From Heaven to Hell

      Life in the tropical Atlantic, where everything from dolphins, manatees and whale sharks to sunbathing jellyfish thrive in the Caribbean's warm, sheltered waters, fringed by coral reefs and rich mangrove forests. But when extreme heat in Africa unleashes terrifying hurricanes, all hell breaks loose across the region

    • 8:45pm
      Alex Polizzi - Chefs on TrialSeason 1 Episode 7: Miners Arms Heat 3

      Alex continues her mission to find a head chef for the Miners Arms gastropub in Whitecroft, Gloucestershire, but there's only one place left in tomorrow's final. The last three candidates are faced with wild boar for their skills test and while Matt proves to be cool and well prepared, Adam suddenly changes direction with his signature dish

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