BBC Two England Listings

BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Friday, August 29 2014
  • Time Show
    • 7:00am
      Fred Dibnah's Building of BritainSeason 1 Episode 3: The Age of the Carpenter

      Turning his attentions to timber structures from the Middle Ages the former steeplejack visits England's oldest fortified building with a moat, Stokesay Castle. He also journeys to Harvington Hall near Kidderminster, Worcestershire, to see how bricks became an important part of timber-framed houses

    • 7:30am
      Climbing Great BuildingsSeason 1 Episode 9: Clifton Suspension Bridge

      Jonathan Foyle is joined by champion climber Lucy Creamer in Bristol to scale the Clifton Suspension Bridge and learn about Isambard Kingdom Brunel's design. The pair climb to heights of more than 300ft to see the revolutionary chains that made the construction possible, before investigating the secret chambers incorporated in the towers and the Victorian engineering methods that allow expansion and contraction to ensure safety

    • 8:00am
      Animal Park

      Ben Fogle and Kate Humble go behind the scenes at Longleat House and Safari Park

    • 9:15am
      The Chef's ProtegeSeason 1 Episode 10: EPISODE: 10

      Theo Randall invites the three finalists to cook at his restaurant at the InterContinental hotel in London's Park Lane, where they are each challenged to prepare one of his signature dishes for a lunch service attended by Theo's closest and most trusted colleagues. The aspiring chefs must tackle a menu that includes squid zucchini and tomato tagliatelle, fish stew made with five different types of seafood and rack of lamb with roasted vegetables cooked in a wood-fired oven, before Theo decides which two will remain in the competition

    • 9:45am
      Celebrity MasterchefSeason 6 Episode 8: EPISODE: 8

      Margi Clarke, Shobu Kapoor, Aggie MacKenzie and Tim Lovejoy are challenged to cook sticky toffee pudding by John Torode and dessert enthusiast Gregg Wallace and given free rein to make a two-course meal that showcases their talents, in a bid to avoid being the week's first eliminated contestant

    • 10:30am
      CoastSeason 7 Episode 1: The Mysteries of the Isles

      Investigating the lifestyles, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with a look at the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has become so well established and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener. Tessa Dunlop heads to the Western Isles to investigate an optical phenomenon called the green ray, and new presenter Andy Torbet becomes the first person to ascend one of the needles of the Isle of Wight. Plus, a performance by folk singer June Tabor

    • 11:15am
      Britain by BikeSeason 1 Episode 4: West Yorkshire

      Clare Balding rides her bicycle along the border between West Yorkshire and Lancashire, beginning in Hebden Bridge, where she sees a collection of photographs by Alice Longstaff that captures life in the town during the 1940s. Her journey continues in Haworth, formerly home to the Bronte sisters, before a visit to Wycoller in Lancashire, where she learns how two local women saved their village from being submerged beneath a planned reservoir. Clare's final destination is Hardcastle Crags, a natural beauty spot that was once the site of a shanty town accommodating more than 600 construction workers

    • 11:45am
      Great British Railway JourneysSeason 2 Episode 5: Dereham to Cromer

      Michael Portillo sets off from Dereham in Norfolk on the final leg of his journey to the seaside town of Cromer. Along the way he gets the opportunity to drive a heritage diesel train, discovers why Norfolk black turkeys appeared on the Victorian Christmas menu, and samples classic Cromer crab

    • 12:15pm
      Flog It!Stapleford 49

      Elizabeth Talbot finds an early gramophone among the antiques at Stapleford Park in Leicestershire, while Mark Stacey reveals a fondness for big cats. Meanwhile, Paul Martín visits Thrumpton Hall in Nottinghamshire to examine its opulent Restoration staircase, and discovers a connection with Lord Byron through some interesting relics

    • 1:00pm
      Two TribesSeason 1 Episode 10: EPISODE: 10

      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 28: EPISODE: 28

      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 7: EPISODE: 7

      Elly Berry grows fond of a golden retriever with serious swelling and infection around his heart, while Charlie Tewson assists in orthopaedic surgery on a toy poodle with a broken leg. Amy Clithero helps to anaesthetise a sheep whose addiction to ginger biscuits has made it overweight and ill, while Judy Puddifoot's dyslexia and difficulty with maths makes calculating doses a serious issue between her and her supervisor at the PDSA. Dru Shearn takes a trip to Longleat Safari Park, where he helps treat a zebra with suspected sinusitis

    • 3:00pm
      MastermindSeason 12 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

      John Humphrys invites four more contestants to take their place in the famous black chair, where they answer questions on the specialist subjects of footballer Bobby Moore, the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, the 1996 BBC TV drama Our Friends in the North and 12th-century English king Richard the Lionheart. They then have a chance to demonstrate their general knowledge in the final round

    • 3:30pm
      Sweets Made SimpleSeason 1 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

      Kitty Hope and Mark Greenwood have already demonstrated how to make sweets that are perfect to enjoy after dark, put their own twist on childhood favourites and made treats that originated with medicinal remedies. In the final programme, the award-winning husband-and-wife confectioners focus on ones that are ideal for sharing, including sticky lemon and blueberry nougat, fudge that is bursting with coffee and ginger cake, simple pear and ginger coins and old-fashioned cinder toffee

    • 4:00pm
      The Great British Bake Off: An Extra SliceSeason 5 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

      Jo Brand is joined by a trio of celebrity fans to discuss how the nine competitors fared with their three dessert challenges and there's an interview with the contestant who was eliminated on Wednesday. Plus, unseen footage from the main programme and members of the audience bring in their own home-baked treats

    • 4:30pm
      Gardeners' WorldSeason 47 Episode 22: EPISODE: 22

      As August draws to a close, Monty Don turns his attention to his ornamental grass borders, which are in need of a splash of late summer colour. Carol Klein travels to Cheshire to meet a man who is on a mission to find the best performing heleniums for UK gardens and Joe Swift is treated to a Jamaican feast when he visits Moor Green allotments in Birmingham

    • 5:00pm
      The Perfect Morecambe & WiseSeason 1 Episode 6: EPISODE: 6

      Another episode in the occasional series of compilations featuring a selection of classic sketches and routines from the comedy duo's shows. Eric and Ernie give a scientific lecture with the aid of a paper bag, keep an appointment with a psychiatrist (Alec Guinness) and encounter trouble on the stairs with Penelope Keith. Plus, music by Elton John, who performs Shine on Through

    • 5:30pm

      Stephen Smith examines the wider cultural impact of a shrinking BBC. Presented by Kirsty Wark

    • 6:05pm
      Reading Festival Highlights

      A look back at last weekend's festival held at Little John's Farm on Richfield Avenue, including performances by main stage headliners Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys and Blink-182, as well as Royal Blood, Paramore, Bombay Bicycle Club and many more

    • 7:35pm
      The Secret History of Our StreetsSeason 2 Episode 1: The Moray Estate, Edinburgh

      After telling the story of six London locations from Victorian times to the present day, the documentary returns to look at the history of three archetypal streets in Scottish cities, at a time when the country stands on the brink of leaving the United Kingdom. The first programme focuses on Edinburgh's Moray Estate, which the Earl of Moray commissioned architect James Gillespie Graham to design in 1822 as an expansion of the New Town, and which remains one of the most upmarket and exclusive areas of the capital. Steven Mackintosh narrates

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