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BBC2 London

   
6:00am
Flog It! Trade Secrets
Season 1 Episode 17 of 25
Found 2 The experts relive encounters with guests on the programme who had discovered an item of value in an unlikely place and offer advice on how to spot a potential money-spinner. Plus, Paul Martin goes on a treasure hunt in Dartmoor

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.6
 
   
6:30am
Fugitives
Season 1 Episode 5 of 15
The Metropolitan Police's Extradition Team set out to find a vicious man with a history of assault and fraud who is hiding from the law

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
9.5
 
   
7:15am
Money for Nothing
Season 3 Episode 9 of 30
Sarah Moore finds items to transform in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, including a pile of old military bags and some copper and lead pipes that could help create a coffee table

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
1.9
 
   
8:00am
The Great Interior Design Challenge
Season 4 Episode 8 of 9
Thatched, Ashby St Ledgers In the penultimate show, the pressure mounts as the two designers go head to head for a place in the final. They are given the challenge to transform two rooms, a living room and a dining room, in a traditional thatched cottage in Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire, with only 48 hours to complete the task and a budget of £2,000 for both rooms

Category Challenge/Reality Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
Rating
3.3
 
   
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
20/03/2017 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
20/03/2017 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
5.2
 
   
12:00pm
Daily Politics
20/03/2017 Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and reports from correspondents around the country. Presented by Jo Coburn

Category Discussion/Debate
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.7
 
   
1:00pm
Six Nations Rugby Union
Women's Six Nations Highlights Eilidh Barbour presents action from the concluding round of fixtures in this year's competition, which featured Scotland v Italy, Ireland v England and France v Wales

Category Rugby Union - International
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8.4
 
   
1:30pm
Beat the Brain
Season 1 Episode 29 of 30
A quiz-loving family from Surrey tackles John Craven's puzzles, problems, posers and conundrums, all designed to test the contestants' collective mental fitness as they pit their wits against the resident genius - Josie `the Brain' Lawrence

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
4.4
 
   
2:00pm
The TV That Made Me
Season 1 Episode 2 of 20
Sandi Toksvig Radio and TV presenter Sandi Toksvig joins Brian Conley to revisit memorable shows from her childhood, including Top of the Pops, The Good Life and coverage of the moon landings

Category Popular Culture/Traditional Arts
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
4.1
 
   
2:45pm
Who Do You Think You Are?
Season 9 Episode 1 of 10
Samantha Womack Actress Samantha Womack sets out to trace her ancestry, having grown up with only a fractured sense of her family history as her parents separated when she was young. She begins by looking into her great-grandfather's military career, to discover if the rumour that he was gassed during the First World War is true. However, the story takes an astonishing turn when she finds a puzzling discrepancy in his military record

Category Family and Friends
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.1
 
   
3:45pm
More Creatures Great and Small
Season 1 Episode 1 of 15
Documentary following the lives and work of rural vets. In the first edition, farm vet Richard helps a sheep who has suddenly gone blind in Teesdale, and a spaniel proves a handful for small animal vet Steve. Plus, Adam deals with the case of a homeless kitten run over by a car. Narrated by Felicity Kendal

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8.8
 
   
4:15pm
Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Builders Following his visit to the Great Barrier Reef in 1957, naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough returns and uses the latest filming techniques to unlock the secrets of the natural wonder. In the first edition, he descends beneath the waves at night and uses cutting-edge technology to generate computer scans of the sea floor. He also learns about a complex community of animals, as well as the annual coral spawning, which is responsible for the great diversity in the reef

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
5
 
   
5:15pm
Bargain Hunt
Season 35 Episode 17 of 32
Newark 7 Experts Philip Serrell and Anita Manning help two teams find items at Newark Antiques and Collectors Fair, while presenter Tim Wonnacott shows viewers an exciting find from a trip to Lewes in West Sussex

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
3
 
   
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 65 of 85
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
The Hairy Bikers' Comfort Food
Season 1 Episode 11 of 15
Come On Over Si King and Dave Myers prepare indulgent treats for when family and friends come on over - a baked cheesecake, a crowd pleasing terrine and the ultimate beef sandwich

Category Cooking
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.2
 
   
7:00pm
Top Gear
Season 24 Episode 3 of 7
Rory Reid and Sabine Schmitz go in search of the latest supercars at Germany's Nurburgring circuit, while Matt LeBlanc test drives the Aston Martin DB11, but finds Chris Harris and his Mercedes causing no end of trouble. Tamsin Greig takes to the Top Gear Test Track as this week's Star in a Reasonably Fast Car

Category Motoring
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8.2
 
   
8:00pm
University Challenge
Season 23 Episode 34 of 37
The quarter-finals conclude, with two teams of four students battling it out to make it to the next stage of the competition as they try to win a second match and progress to the semi-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions

Category Quiz Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.3
 
   
8:30pm
Mary Berry Everyday
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
The food writer and former Great British Bake Off judge continues to celebrate the everyday food and ingredients she has always loved, from hearty and wholesome ideas to easy-to-make crowd-pleasers and family classics. In this edition, Mary focuses on food that exemplifies indulgence, demonstrating mouth-watering dishes that give the mundane a lift with lashings of naughtiness. Treats are in store as she investigates the history of the British pie and reveals the secrets to making an easy sticky toffee pudding

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
2.6
 
   
9:00pm
Natural World
Puerto Rico - Island of Enchantment: Natural World After being colonised by humans, Puerto Rico's rich natural resources were rapidly exploited for agriculture, industry and urban development. This documentary follows a conservation team fighting to save the most endangered creatures from extinction after they have been pushed to the edge of existence by human encroachment. David Attenborough narrates

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
9
 
   
10:00pm
Cradle to Grave
Season 1 Episode 6 of 8
Having turned a corner in his life, Danny finds himself at a crossroads with the fabulous Miss Blondel - or as he is now allowed to call her, Louise. Meanwhile, Fred demonstrates his keen sense of hearing when it comes to the opening of wallets, and something is stirring in Shaky Young's sister's loft. Sitcom based on the memoirs of DJ and writer Danny Baker, starring Laurie Kynaston and Peter Kay, with an appearance from Simon Day (The Fast Show)

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.9
 
   
10:30pm
Newsnight
20/03/2017 Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis

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

Category Weather
(Subtitles)
Rating
9
 
   
11:15pm
Down the Mighty River with Steve Backshall
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
In the conclusion of the two-part programme, the naturalist travels down the Baliem River's lower gorge, one of the most dangerous stretches of white water in the world surrounded by jagged rock walls. His exploration of the surrounding jungle leads to an encounter with a tribe that has had little contact with the outside world. As he concludes his trek in the river's coastal reaches, he faces a crisis of conscience as he witnesses a traditional crocodile hunt

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
7
 
   
12:15am
Countryfile
Farming Now and Then Adam Henson presents the show from Snowdonia, where he discovers how farming has changed in the region over the past 60 years. He introduces a selection of clips from the Countryfile Archive illustrating agricultural developments, including Matt Baker test driving a tractor and a visit to a hi-tech underground farm in the middle of London

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
6.7
 
   
1:10am
Diana: Designing a Princess
BBC Art, Culture and Entertainment correspondent Brenda Emmanus marks the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, with a documentary exploring the stories behind some of her most exquisite dresses, brought together for a new exhibition at Kensington Palace in February. As a thoroughly modern royal, Diana had an acute sense of the importance of fashion in controlling her own image, as well as an understanding that clothing could be an art form. Brenda visits the Conservation Studio at Hampton Court Palace as the dresses for the exhibition are prepared for display, hears from historians and cultural commentators, and speaks to some of the designers who dressed Diana. Includes contributions by Elizabeth Emmanuel, Victor Edelstein and David Sassoon

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
1:40am
Royal Recipes
Season 1 Episode 15 of 15
On the Move Michael Buerk and chef Paul Ainsworth celebrate food and drink inspired by the royal family's tours overseas and at home. Last in the series

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.8
 
   
2:25am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
9
 
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