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BBC2 London

   
6:00am
Flog It! Trade Secrets
Season 2 Episode 9 of 30
Weird & Wonderful - Part One Paul Martin and the team explore weird and wonderful items, and expert Philip Serrell reveals some of the oddities in his own collection, including an unusual desk top object

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.7
 
   
6:30am
Ill Gotten Gains
Season 2 Episode 5 of 10
Merseyside Police execute multiple raids on properties across the Liverpool area, while officers in Wales track down organised crime gangs selling drugs out of suburban homes

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
7:15am
Royal Recipes: Wedding Special
Season 3 Episode 5 of 5
Royal Recipes: Wedding Special Paul Ainsworth cooks a rustic royal dish with Michael Buerk, while Dr Annie Gray tells the story of an unlikely royal bride. Last in the series

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
8:00am
Gardeners' World
Season 51 Episode 6 of 29
Monty Don gets going in his vegetable garden, sowing seeds for a bountiful summer and growing some more unusual species. Mark Lane creates a floral celebration in a container and shares his recommendations for great planting partners for seasonal colour, while Flo Headlam joins the arborists at Westonbirt Arboretum to find out how they manage their collection of trees from around the world. Plus, Nick Bailey goes out and about enjoying that most seasonal of flowers, the daffodil

Category Gardening
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
7.4
 
   
9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
21/05/2018 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
1.7
 
   
11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
21/05/2018 A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens

Category News
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.2
 
   
11:30am
The Week in Parliament
18/05/2018 A round-up of the week's proceedings in Westminster, presented by Alicia McCarthy

Category General News/Current Affairs
(Subtitles)
Rating
3.2
 
   
12:00pm
Daily Politics
21/05/2018 Parliamentary proceedings interspersed with discussions, interviews and reports from correspondents around the country

Category Discussion/Debate
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.7
 
   
1:00pm
Perfection
Season 5 Episode 25 of 60
Nick Knowles hosts the general knowledge quiz in which contestants can win a rolling jackpot that starts at £1,000, but only by achieving perfection. If they fail in their attempt, the money is carried over to create a bigger cash prize in the following game

Category Game Show/Quiz
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
2.2
 
   
1:45pm
Going Back, Giving Back
Season 1 Episode 10 of 15
Aled Jones travels to Northumberland to hear the tale of a man whose 1950s childhood held a shocking secret. Along the way, Aled introduces him to a young man who also had a tough start in life, and although he has the drive and ambition to succeed needs a helping hand

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8.1
 
   
2:30pm
Digging for Britain
Season 6 Episode 4 of 4
The Horsemen of Hadrian's Wall In a special episode, Alice Roberts sets off across Hadrian's Wall to reveal the forgotten story of the Roman Army's secret weapon in Britain - their cavalry. The programme also follows team of archaeologists and historical re-enactors as they attempt to re-stage a Roman cavalry tournament for a public display in Carlisle

Category Archaeology
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
3:30pm
Victorian Farm
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
With the arrival of spring, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn need to learn the skills necessary to deliver lambs and piglets. Along with Ruth Goodman, they have other livestock worries when a prized ewe is endangered, and a lame horse could jeopardise vital farm work. With their crops struggling, they turn to Victorian science for a solution, in the hope their hard work will not have been in vain

Category History
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.3
 
   
4:30pm
Street Auction
Season 2 Episode 6 of 10
Pontardawe Paul Martin and the team collect donated items to sell to raise money for a woman from Pontardawe in the Swansea Valley who uses her own experience of tragedy to help others

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
7.4
 
   
5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 15 Episode 6 of 20
Charles Hanson and Natasha Raskin Sharp set off in their 1969 Morris Minor from the Firth of Clyde in search of bargains, making their way through the Scottish Borders to an auction in Carlisle

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
6.7
 
   
6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 55 of 85
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

Category Game Show/Quiz
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
5.3
 
   
6:30pm
Great British Railway Journeys
Season 6 Episode 11 of 20
Derby to Grantham Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey following his Bradshaw's handbook from the heart of the industrial East Midlands to the island of Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland. On the first leg, he gives an old engine a fresh start in the railway hub of Derby, heads to Nottingham to find out about the Victorian origins of a well-known high-street chemist and calls at a historic one-time grocer's shop in Grantham, Lincolnshire

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
9.3
 
   
7:00pm
Back to the Land with Kate Humble
Season 2 Episode 9 of 12
Kate visits a family farm producing skyr, a cheese that has been a Scandinavian favourite since the Viking era, and meets a woman who set up a gluten-free bakery in Leeds that uses ingredients she has foraged for locally

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4
 
   
8:00pm
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018
Season 1 Episode 4 of 16
Monty Don and Joe Swift launch BBC Two's coverage of the annual horticultural event, joined by the regular team of gardening experts as they begin to explore this year's exhibits. Actress Alison Steadman joins Monty to discuss her love of wildlife gardening and there is footage from the Queen's tour of the show

Category Enviroment
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
9:00pm
Robbie's War: The Rise and Fall of a Playboy Billionaire
Robbie Tchenguiz was once among Britain's super rich, a flamboyant property tycoon who amassed a fortune in the days when it was possible to have £16bn of assets, but who lost billions in the financial crash and was arrested on suspicion of fraud. This documentary follows him as he fights to save his home - a mansion next to London's Royal Albert Hall worth an estimated £20million - and his business empire

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
10:00pm
QI
Season 14 Episode 16 of 18
New Guests Jo Brand, Clive Anderson and Jimmy Carr join regular panellist Alan Davies and host Sandi Toksvig to contemplate the theme `new'. As ever, the quiz sees correctness and even intelligence go out of the window, as the fiendishly difficult questions lead to points being awarded for the answers its questionmaster finds most interesting as opposed to correct

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
Rating
8.4
 
   
10:30pm
Newsnight
21/05/2018 Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily Maitlis

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

Category Weather
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.9
 
   
11:15pm
Burma with Simon Reeve
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
Part two of two. Simon ventures into Burma's highlands, where he attends a fire balloon festival and visits an elephant sanctuary, where the animals can enjoy a peaceful life after working in the logging industry. He also makes a secret journey into one of the country's conflict zones to meet members of a rebel army fighting against the Burmese military

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
Rating
10
 
   
12:15am
Panorama
Police Under Pressure In-depth current affairs report covering a story behind the headlines

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
6.3
 
   
1:15am
Countryfile
Season 2018
Hampshire A round-up of rural reports from Hampshire. Matt Baker discovers a plan to make more use of locally sourced timber, John Craven finds out about how oysters are being reintroduced to the Solent, and Ellie Harrison visits an innovative project to tackle coastal erosion. Tom Heap investigates the danger of cyber-attacks on farming machinery, and Charlotte Smith and Adam Henson meet the third finalist for the Farming Hero Awards

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
Rating
6.7
 
   
2:10am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
9
 
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