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BBC2 London

   
6:00am
The TV That Made Me
Season 2 Episode 5 of 20
Mariella Frostrup Mariella Frostrup joins Brian Conley on the sofa to look back at the classic TV that made her the person she is, including a children's show featuring a cross-eyed lion, and Tiswas

Category Popular Culture/Traditional Arts
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
4.4
 
   
6:30am
Wild UK
Season 1 Episode 1 of 5
Rivers New series. Zoologist Lucy Cooke and wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson explore the nation's wildernesses to reveal the wildlife that exists there, beginning with its rivers

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
10
 
   
7:15am
Bargain Hunt
Season 47 Episode 23 of 32
York & Wetherby 23 Eric Knowles is joined at an antiques fair at Wetherby Racecourse by experts Nick Hall and Jonathan Pratt, who help two teams buy three items to take to auction in Darlington

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
3
 
   
8:00am
Great British Menu
Season 12 Episode 11 of 45
North West Starter The first of the North West region heats sees Tom Parker, Paul Askew and Ellis Barrie prepare their starters for the banquet marking 140 years of the Wimbledon tennis championships. The dishes include a salad made up of 10 complex elements, and a cucumber and oyster creation, with a Great British Menu veteran judging their efforts

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
6
 
   
8:30am
Great British Menu
Season 12 Episode 12 of 45
North West Fish North West chefs Paul Askew, Ellis Barrie and Tom Parker produce fish-based dishes, with Ellis aiming to create the flavour of a summer barbecue without actually using one. Tom serves oysters and langoustines with a risky champagne sauce that combines both traditional British and Asian flavours, while Paul cooks turbot and oysters

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
6
 
   
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
25/07/2017 Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
(Subtitles)
Rating
1.6
 
   
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
25/07/2017 A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens

Category General News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.7
 
   
1:00pm
The Super League Show
Tanya Arnold presents action from the final round of fixtures before the Super 8s, including Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos and Catalans Dragons v Castleford Tigers

Category Rugby League - Domestic
(Subtitles)
Rating
7
 
   
1:45pm
A Taste of Britain
Season 1 Episode 4 of 20
Dorset Janet Street-Porter and Brian Turner travel to Dorset. Their first stop is a charcuterie where Brain prepares a radish pickle to accompany cold meats, while Janet discovers the history of the Cerne Abbas Giant. Former trawlerman Alex Aitkin then invites Brian for a meal at his seaside restaurant, and Janet explores the gardens of Athelhampton House, before they enjoy the celebration dish of goat steak with spicy tomatoes and Dorset chorizo

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
5.6
 
   
2:30pm
The Best Dishes Ever
Season 1 Episode 4 of 20
Winter Warmers Ainsley Harriott introduces a selection of classic recipes from the BBC archives, focusing on classic winter warmers that work equally well in spring, autumn and summer. The menu includes Keith Floyd's beef provencale, a chicken dumpling soup from Rachel Khoo, the Hairy Bikers' apple pie and James Martin working wonders with the humble jacket potato

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6
 
   
3:00pm
This Wild Life
Season 1 Episode 2 of 12
Crocodile in a Crisis The family is settling into their new life running a safari camp and protecting elephants in northern Kenya's remote Samburu National Reserve. Guests have arrived and are expecting a luxury wildlife experience, but Saba is soon called away to rescue an injured crocodile

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
7.2
 
   
3:30pm
Super Senses: The Secret Power of Animals
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
Sound Biologist Patrick Aryee and physicist Helen Czerski continue their exploration of the world of animal senses by investigating sound - from the deepest rumbles to the highest squeaks - using specialised technology to detect noises beyond the range of human hearing. They reveal how alligators use low-pitch sounds to make the water around them `dance', show what it is like to be a bat and see with echo-location, and convert a classic camper van into a giant speaker to conduct the ultimate hearing test for a herd of elephants

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
3
 
   
4:30pm
Live Swimming: World Championships
2017 Day Three Helen Skelton presents coverage of day three from Danube Arena in Budapest, Hungary, which will include the final of the men's 200m freestyle discipline, as well as the women's 1500m freestyle and 100m backstroke events. With expert analysis from Rebecca Adlington and Mark Foster. Coverage continues on the interactive service

Category Swimming
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.2
 
   
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 19 Episode 16 of 95
Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize

Category Game Show/Quiz
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.2
 
   
6:30pm
Letterbox
Season 1 Episode 7 of 15
Game show hosted by Mel Giedroyc, as pairs of contestants go head-to-head to crack a series of passwords, in an attempt to take home £2,500 in cash

Category Quiz Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
2
 
   
7:00pm
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Season 6 Episode 2 of 20
Charles Dance and Geraldine James Charles Dance and Geraldine James embark on the treasure-hunting challenge around Wiltshire, joined by expert assistants Natasha Raskin and Will Axon. Charles finds a pair of Edwardian silver vases he hopes will be profitable at auction, and Geraldine has her eye on a 19th century French Empire secretaire, but will their gambles pay off?

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
5.1
 
   
8:00pm
Inside the Factory
Season 3 Episode 2 of 6
Pasta Gregg Wallace is at the world's largest dried pasta factory in Italy where they produce 150,000 kilometres of spaghetti each day. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey is discovering why the best pasta is made with durum wheat, and Ruth Goodman discovers that the product arrived in Britain much earlier than many would imagine

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
2.8
 
   
9:00pm
Addicted Parents: Last Chance to Keep My Children
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
Families Part two of two. Cameras follow a young couple facing an uphill battle to overcome their addiction to heroin so they can leave rehab with their two-year-old son. Dad is determined that no one will take his boy, but he's not prepared for the huge challenge ahead and despite his determination, he struggles

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
5
 
   
10:00pm
Detectorists
Season 2 Episode 4 of 6
Andy has a job interview and Lance has a lot of catching up to do, so the mystery of the buried bomber is the least of their problems. But then a disturbing possibility emerges from an unlikely source, throwing everything into doubt. Comedy, starring Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.6
 
   
10:30pm
Newsnight
25/07/2017 Analysis of the day's events

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
(Subtitles)
Rating
4.2
 
   
11:10pm
Weather

Category Weather
(Subtitles)
Rating
9
 
   
11:15pm
Cleverman
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
Containment Koen goes to the Zone to reunite with his family and try to find out more about his strange new powers, while the Namorrodor continues to pick off its victims

Category General Movie/Drama
(Subtitles)
Rating
3.3
 
   
12:10am
Film George Best: All By Himself (2016)
Documentary telling the story of the reserved young football prodigy from Belfast who became a global superstar, but whose career was blighted by his battle with the pressures of fame. The film reveals how the player dubbed El Beatle helped Manchester United to win two league titles and the European Cup, but his extravagant lifestyle led to various problems, most notably alcoholism

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.8
 
   
1:40am
Supersize Cabbies
Following obese Plymouth taxi drivers Roger Laughton and Mike Davis as they take on a punishing programme of diet and exercise devised by fitness trainer Gavin Seymour. Mike is 20st and the challenge is about overcoming the overeating that started when he was bullied as a child for wearing a hearing aid, and he wants to be a fit dad as his first child is due any day. At nearly 31st, Roger's health is already on the edge due to the impact of obesity and his goal is survival as he tries to shed half his body weight. Part of the Our Lives strand

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
Rating
0.3
 
   
2:10am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.9
 
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