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BBC2 Scotland

   
2:35am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
9
 
   
6:05am
Coast
Season 9 Episode 1 of 6
The Channel The team examines stories from both sides of the English Channel. Nick Crane is on the French coast to experience the secret life of hilltop monastery Mont St Michel and visits the historic walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where a network of sea forts foiled repeated raids by the Royal Navy. Neil Oliver investigates how the sinking of the troopship SS Mendi in 1917 became a potent symbol of racial inequality in post-apartheid South Africa, while Mark Horton reveals how 18th-century French mapmakers unwittingly gave birth to Britain's Ordnance Survey

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.5
 
   
7:05am
Gardeners' World
Season 48 Episode 10 of 31
With his wildlife garden beginning to take shape at Longmeadow, bees are very much at the forefront of Monty Don's mind, so he plants a nectar-rich border that will attract a host of pollinating insects throughout the growing season. Meanwhile, Joe Swift sets out to expand his knowledge of hanging baskets, starting with a visit to one of the country's leading growers

Category Gardening
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
7.4
 
   
7:35am
The Secret History of the British Garden
Season 1 Episode 4 of 4
The 20th Century Monty Don concludes the series by exploring how gardening has developed over the past 100 years, becoming one of Britain's most popular pastimes, with the horticulture industry becoming a key part of Britain's economy. He also reveals the stories of the pioneers who have brought about this gardening revolution. Last in the series

Category Gardening
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.3
 
   
8:35am
Countryfile
Season 2017
The Brecks Ellie Harrison and Matt Baker present the show from the Norfolk-Suffolk border, discovering a conservation effort to save two species of animal found in the area that are on the brink of extinction. Ellie also meets a mother and daughter trying to make Ipswich safe for hedgehogs and Matt meets a farmer who has found a way to grow vegetables all year round. Plus, a shepherd-turned-artists, alpacas with an unusual job and a report on animal diseases

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.7
 
   
9:30am
Saturday Kitchen Best Bites
Matt Tebbutt presents highlights of the series, recalling his favourite moments from previous years in the kitchen

Category Cooking
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.5
 
   
11:00am
Nigel Slater's 12 Tastes of Christmas
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
The food writer presents the second and final programme of tips for a special foodie yuletide. He demonstrates how people can spoil themselves on Christmas Day and beyond with recipes for centrepieces and sweet treats, and makes clever use of leftovers. He also continues his journey in snowy Scandinavia to find out how Norwegians take full advantage of festive flavours

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.1
 
   
11:30am
My Life on a Plate
Season 1 Episode 11 of 15
Russell Grant Brian Turner accompanies astrologer Russell Grant as he visits places from his childhood, including the church where he was a choirboy and the flat where he lived with his parents

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.2
 
   
12:15pm
MOTD2 Extra
Mark Chapman presents football discussion with a line-up of guests, focusing on the headlines from yesterday's matches and news ahead of today's fixtures

Category Football - Club
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.9
 
   
1:00pm
Talking Pictures
Jane Fonda: Talking Pictures Sylvia Syms marks the approach of Oscar-winnning actress Jane Fonda's 80th birthday with a retrospective on her successful - if sometimes controversial - career in Hollywood

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.1
 
   
1:30pm
Live Equestrian
Live Equestrian: Olympia 2017: 2017 Olympia Horse Show: Day Six Lee McKenzie presents coverage of the sixth day of the Olympia International Horse Show at the Olympia Grand Hall in London, featuring the eighth leg of the FEI World Cup. Scott Brash and Ben Maher delighted the crowd last year, securing a British one-two aboard Hello M'Lady and Diva II respectively

Category Equestrian
(Subtitles)
Rating
3.5
 
   
4:35pm
Ski Sunday
Including the women's World Cup downhill race from Val d'Isere and an interview with inspirational ski racer Millie Knight, who talks about her hopes for the Winter Paralympics

Category Skiing
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.3
 
   
5:20pm
Escape to the Country
Season 18 Episode 14 of 70
Ceredigion Alistair Appleton helps a couple in the Welsh county of Ceredigion, looking to buy a country home with the potential for a spiritual retreat on a budget of £355,000

Category Property
(Subtitles)
Rating
4.9
 
   
6:05pm
Sportscene
17/12/2017 Jonathan Sutherland presents highlights of the latest Scottish Premiership matches, which included Aberdeen v Hibernian, Hearts v Celtic and Rangers v St Johnstone

Category Football/Soccer
(Subtitles)
Rating
7
 
   
7:00pm
River City
It's the day of Annie's tribunal but her priorities are tested when Frankie collapses. Gabriel's parenting is called into question when Lenny applies for custody, and Bogus find an unlikely ally in their bid to rid Shieldinch of Simon

Category General Movie/Drama
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.6
 
   
8:00pm
James May's Toy Stories
James May's Toy Stories: The Motorcycle Diaries The Top Gear presenter sets out to build a motorbike and sidecar entirely out of Meccano and complete a lap of the Isle of Man's TT circuit. A total of 15,000 pieces must be assembled to create a full-size, road-legal motorcycle that James hopes will be more than a match for one of the world's most demanding courses - as well as bearing the weight of himself and passenger Oz Clarke

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.7
 
   
9:00pm
Alternativity
Season 1 Episode 1 of 2
The Alternativity Documentary following the production of a contemporary one-off performance taking an alternative take on the nativity story

Category General Arts/Culture
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
10:00pm
Detectorists
Detectorists Christmas Special Lance has failed to detect even so much as a ring-pull in months, leaving Russell to suspect he has been cursed. Seasonal episode of the comedy, starring Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones and Pearce Quigley

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.9
 
   
10:30pm
Match of the Day 2
Mark Chapman reviews the latest Premier League action, featuring West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United at the Hawthorns and Bournemouth v Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium. United's away form has been patchy in recent weeks, and they needed all three points if they were to put pressure on Manchester City at the top of the table, and also add to the Baggies' relegation worries

Category Football/Soccer
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.1
 
   
11:30pm
Insert Name Here
Season 3 Episode 4 of 8
Paul Katy Brand, Ed Gamble, Suzannah Lipscomb and Amol Rajan join team captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe to answer questions about famous people who share a name, with the winners earning the right to pick the greatest bearer of the moniker. Sue Perkins hosts

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
4.1
 
   
12:00am
Talking Pictures
Talking Pictures: Roger Moore Sylvia Syms makes use of BBC archive recordings and interviews to form a profile of actor Roger Moore, who first found fame as Simon Templar in the ITV spy thriller series The Saint. Moore, who died in May earlier this year, gained an international audience as James Bond in seven successive 007 films, a role to which he brought an unprecedented level of self-deprecating humour

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
7.1
 
   
1:00am
Question Time
14/12/2017 David Dimbleby chairs the debate from Barnsley, where a panel of politicians and other guests face topical questions from the audience. Guests include Conservative MP Nicky Morgan, Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey, scientist and broadcaster Professor Robert Winston, comedian Geoff Norcott, and political journalist and author Isabel Oakeshott

Category Discussion/Debate
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
4.1
 
   
2:00am
Holby City
Season 19 Episode 63 of 64
With the merger bringing new F1s Nicky and Meena to Holby, Hanssen wants to protect his staff more than ever. But is his observe-only approach really shielding them or stifling their talent? Meanwhile, new Keller F1 Meena relishes the thought of Hanssen's `hands-free' learning, but Dominic is determined to push his new colleague to the limit

Category General Movie/Drama
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.3
 
   
3:00am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
9
 
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