BBC Two England Listings

BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Thursday, July 30 2015
  • Time Show
    • 8:00am
      Golf: Women's British Open2015 Day One

      Hazel Irvine presents coverage of the opening day of the Major tournament at Trump Turnberry in South Ayrshire, where American Mo Martin enters as the defending champion following her surprise victory at Royal Birkdale Golf Club last year. A number of world class golfers are expected to be among the field in Scotland, including the likes of Inbee Park, Lydia Ko and Stacey Lewis, as well as Great Britain's Catriona Matthew, who triumphed in 2009. Commentary by Peter Alliss, Ken Brown, Andrew Cotter and Maureen Madill

    • 12:15pm
      Flog It!Dudley 23

      Adam Partridge and Thomas Plant visit a concert hall in the West Midlands town of Dudley, where they discover a watercolour picture painted by famous illustrator Harry Wingfield. Meanwhile, Paul Martín meets a clever canine training to become the West Midlands Fire Service's first search and rescue dog

    • 1:00pm
      Two TribesSeason 2 Episode 44: EPISODE: 44

      Richard Osman presents a 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

      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
      The Hairy Bikers' Asian AdventureSeason 1 Episode 1: Hong Kong

      Dave Myers and Si King travel around Asia exploring the roots of some of their favourite dishes from the continent. They begin in Hong Kong, where they learn about the versatility of the wok in Cantonese cuisine at a street-food stall, while breakfast reveals a surprising legacy of British rule, before the duo are sent on their way with a traditional Chinese good luck ceremony

    • 2:30pm
      The Pennine WaySeason 1 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

      Polar adventurer Paul Rose explores rural Northumberland as he embarks on the last stage of his journey along the Pennine Way. He makes a remarkable discovery at the Roman archaeological dig at Vindolanda, finds out what lies beyond the red flags while on exercise with the Grenadier Guards and discovers how night-time walkers can have an almost magical experience in an area acclaimed for the quality of its dark skies

    • 3:00pm
      CoastSeason 10 Episode 4: The Irish Sea

      The team focuses on the Irish Sea and its surrounding land, with Nick Crane finding out about a unique seasonal phenomenon of this sea - a current called 'the gyre' which provides the perfect environment for Dublin Bay prawns to flourish. Mark Horton explores the archaeological discovery of two Roman temples and an early Christian church in Maryport, across the water from Dublin, and Tessa Dunlop reveals how one small yacht changed the course of British and Irish history. Cassie Newland and Miranda Krestovnikoff tell the tale of RMS Tayleur, a ship that sank on its maiden voyage with a great loss of life, and singer Ruth Keggin tells the story of the Irish sea god Mannanan

    • 4:00pm
      Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on EarthSeason 1 Episode 1: Life Stream

      Cillian Murphy narrates a documentary examining the lives of animals and people pitting themselves against the world's wildest ocean, unveiling the natural forces that underpin life in the Atlantic, from the world's most powerful currents, ferocious hurricanes and huge chains of undersea volcanoes. The first episode looks at the influence of the Gulf Stream, with whales, giant turtles and jellyfish riding the huge current that becomes a migration super-highway and helps warm northern Europe, while fishermen battle for survival in mountainous seas as they try to exploit its natural fertility

    • 5:00pm
      The Javone Prince ShowSeason 1 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

      The PhoneShop and Horrible Histories actor presents another selection of stand-up performances, comedy sketches and music. This time, he finds himself under attack by ninjas, reveals's new role as a HR consultant, and refuses to take sides in his announcer's grudge against actor Idris Elba

    • 6:20pm
      Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers: Lucy Worsley's 100 Years of the WI

      To mark the Women's Institute's centenary year, historian Lucy Worsley goes beyond the stereotypes of jam and Jerusalem to reveal the surprisingly radical side of this British institution. She reveals that the WI's humble origins in an Anglesey garden shed in 1915 were no bar to the movement's grand ambitions to be an organisation engaged in the fight for women's rights. She explores some of the WI's most important campaigns, including its 1918 crusade for decent housing and its remarkably radical fight for equal pay in 1943

    • 7:20pm
      PanoramaYoung, Homeless and Fighting Back: Panorama

      The YMCA in England and Wales provides accommodation and support to just under 10,000 young people aged between 16 and 25, but fears its services may be under threat by the Government's proposed cuts to housing benefit. This report was filmed over the course of four weeks with residents of the YMCA in Stoke, Staffordshire, documenting what life is like for them

    • 7:50pm
      The Met: Policing LondonSeason 1 Episode 5: Baby

      More than 60 percent of Met officers are recruited from outside London and Yorkshireman Tom Hebblethwaite has his work cut out finding his way around the city streets before he can graduate in front of Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. In east London, detective Jason Weald is nearing retirement and must call on his years of experience to get to the bottom of the tragic death of a four month-old baby, with his team battling to keep personal and professional opinions separate as the quest to find justice in this emotional case divides the homicide unit

    • 8:50pm
      Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen: Cracking China

      BBC makeover show Changing Rooms made Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen a household name, but times are tough for his design business in the UK and he sees a glimmer of hope in the world's emerging markets. This documentary follows him on trips to China and Mexico as he tries to launch his company internationally and take advantage of their burgeoning middle classes

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