BBC Two England Listings

BBC Two England

BBC Two England TV Guide

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Friday, July 31 2015
  • Time Show
    • 8:00am
      Golf: Women's British Open2015 Day Two

      Hazel Irvine presents coverage of the second day of the Major tournament at Trump Turnberry in South Ayrshire, which is hosting the event for the second time. Australia's Karrie Webb triumphed on the previous occasion in 2002, earning her the sixth of seven Major victories in her career, which established her as one of the greats in the sport. A number of former champions were expected to enter this time around, including recent two-time winners Jiyai Shin and Yani Tseng, ensuring this is one of the most competitive tournaments in many years. Commentary by Peter Alliss, Ken Brown, Andrew Cotter and Maureen Madill

    • 12:15pm
      Flog It!Dudley 24

      Paul Martín, along with antiques experts Adam Partridge and Thomas Plant, search for bargains in Dudley, West Midlands. Items include an unusual piece of marine taxidermy, napkin rings and a train set. Paul also heads to Dudley's Museum to get an insight into the work of local artist Percy Shakespeare

    • 1:00pm
      Two TribesTwo Tribes

      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
      Gardeners' WorldSeason 48 Episode 19: EPISODE: 19

      Carol Klein continues her search for attractive plant combinations with a visit to Logan Botanic Garden near Stranraer, which is noted for its colourful and exotic borders. Joe Swift drops in on a Bristol street where residents are preparing to be judged by RHS Britain in Bloom and Monty Don shares advice on how to keep a garden in good shape throughout the summer

    • 2:30pm
      Live Challenge Cup Rugby LeagueLeeds Rhinos v St Helens

      Leeds Rhinos v St Helens (Kick-off 8.00pm). Mark Chapman presents coverage of the Challenge Cup semi-final from Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington. These are two of the more successful teams in the history of the competition having each won it 12 times, as well as finishing as runners-up on 12 and nine occasions respectively. The Rhinos will begin as slight favourites having already recorded two victories over the Saints in this season's Super League, the most recent of which saw them claim a 46-18 win in front of their own fans earlier this month

    • 5:00pm
      The Perfect Morecambe & WiseSeason 1 Episode 8: EPISODE: 8

      Another selection of classic sketches and routines from the double act's shows. The boys re-enact a classic scene from Singin' in the Rain, and Eric also decides to take on the role of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Flora Robson is the virgin queen, Eric goes back to school in Top of the Form, and Cilla Black has some good news for Ernie regarding his recording career

    • 5:30pm

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

    • 6:00pm
      ArtsnightSeason 2 Episode 6: Richard Wilson

      Richard Wilson presents a profile of Samuel Beckett, in the run-up to this summer's two festivals celebrating his writing. Wilson, who recently starred in a production of Krapp's Last Tape, heads for Enniskillen to visit the school the playwright once attended, and discusses Beckett's modern-day relevance with actor Hugo Weaving, who is about to appear in a Barbican production of Waiting for Godot. He also hears from actress Lisa Dwan, who recently performed Not I, and considers the playwright's relationship with the female voice

    • 6:35pm
      The Road

      Viggo Mortensen stars in this dramatic post-apocalyptic journey of a man struggling to survive with his son. Guy Pearce, Charlize Theron and Robert Duvall also star.

    • 8:15pm
      Britain's Forgotten Slave OwnersSeason 1 Episode 1: Profit and Loss

      First of a two-part documentary. Historian David Olusoga explores the archive records of Britain's 46,000 slave owners and discovers a surprising range of people who owned slaves, including clergymen and shopkeepers. The compensation records reveal how the government of the day paid £17billion in today's money to slave owners following abolition of slavery in 1834, while the 800,000 registered slaves received nothing. David also visits Barbados and traces how Britain's slave economy emerged in the 17th century, and in Jamaica he reads from the diaries of a notorious slave owner

    • 9:15pm
      ImagineSeason 27 Episode 3: Beware of Mr Baker

      In this award-winning documentary, Cream drummer Ginger Baker reflects on his 60-year career, which began in the jazz clubs of Soho and led to sell-out stadium concerts, via the back streets of Lagos, Nigeria. Director Jay Bulger catches up with the musician at his South African ranch to talk drums, drugs and everything in-between. However, it remains to be seen whether the young film-maker has bitten off more than he can chew

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