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BBC2 London

   
6:00am
Flog It! Trade Secrets
Season 2 Episode 6 of 30
Modern Classics - Part One Presenter Paul Martin and the team of experts discuss what makes a 20th-century design classic. Anita Manning explores the legacy of visionary designer and fellow Glaswegian Charles Rennie Macintosh, while Nick Hall reveals how to buy bling on a budget

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
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6:30am
Ill Gotten Gains
Season 2 Episode 2 of 10
Police in Derbyshire target a drug dealer, and attempt to seize all the money he has been taking illegally. Plus, the hunt to find a fishing boat with an illegal cargo

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
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7:15am
Royal Recipes: Wedding Special
Season 3 Episode 2 of 5
Royal Recipes: Wedding Special Michael Buerk and Paul Ainsworth cook a roast chicken, Joanna Hardy shines a light on royal engagement rings, and Anna Haugh meets caterers for VIP events

Category Cooking
(Subtitles) (Repeat)
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8:00am
Nightmare Pets SOS
Season 1 Episode 1 of 2
Help for owners to learn how to live in harmony with their unruly pets, at a crisis centre staffed by leading behavioural experts Sarah Fisher and Chirag Patel, veterinary surgeon Johanna Headley and renowned dog trainer Craig Ogilvie. Retired couple Jo and Tony reveal how their beloved pet Archie has been terrorising them and biting so hard that it has sent Jo to A&E

Category Nature/Animals/Environment
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
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8:30am
Britain in Bloom
Season 1 Episode 1 of 15
Usk Chris Bavin follows 15 communities taking part in the annual floral competition, beginning with Usk in Monmouthshire, the Welsh ?Town of Flowers'

Category Gardening
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language)
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9:00am
Victoria Derbyshire
16/05/2018 Daily news and current-affairs programme offering discussion of breaking stories, exclusive interviews and audience interaction via social media

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
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11:00am
BBC Newsroom Live
16/05/2018 A chance to stay up to date on the day's leading stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens

Category News
(Subtitles)
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11:30am
Daily Politics
16/05/2018 Coverage of Prime Minister's Questions from the House of Commons at 12.00, interspersed with discussions, interviews and reports from around the country

Category Discussion/Debate
(Subtitles)
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1:00pm
Lifeline
Dogs for Good Chris Packham presents an appeal on behalf of Dogs for Good, which trains assistance dogs for people with physical disabilities and children with autism

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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1:10pm
Coast
Season 6
London to Antwerp A journey around some of the most dramatic coastlines in Europe, uncovering the stories behind how these landscapes have shaped history

Category Documentary
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1:45pm
Going Back, Giving Back
Season 1 Episode 7 of 15
Aled Jones meets an artist who paints with his feet and mouth and introduces him to a small boy suffering from disability in the hope of inspiring him

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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2:30pm
Digging for Britain
Season 6 Episode 1 of 4
West Alice Roberts visits archaeological digs around the UK, starting with the west of Britain. Finds include the camp from which Vikings invaded Britain and groundbreaking new evidence that the world famous Avebury stone circle isn't just a sacred site, but a place where our ancestors lived and worked

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
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3:30pm
Victorian Farm
Season 1 Episode 2 of 6
Documentary series following historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they sample the life of a Victorian farmer for a year. The preparations for winter begin in earnest, and they get to work stocking up on animal feed, building pigsties and tackling the gruelling process of the laundry. They also take delivery of a ram and a Shire horse, and celebrate Christmas with the friends they have made over the previous four months

Category History
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4:30pm
Street Auction
Season 2 Episode 3 of 10
Plymouth A community turns out to surprise a Plymouth man who uses his own experience as a refugee to bring people together. Presenter Paul Martin hosts a pop-up auction on his doorstep

Category Antiques/Collectibles
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5:15pm
Antiques Road Trip
Season 15 Episode 3 of 20
Paul Laidlaw and Kate Bliss go head-to-head at an auction in Windsor, where Paul comes across a tank, and Kate hopes to make a profit with a mechanical penguin

Category Antiques/Collectibles
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6:00pm
Eggheads
Season 18 Episode 72 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
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6:30pm
Great Continental Railway Journeys
Season 6 Episode 3 of
Batumi to Baku - Part One Michael Portillo travels to the port of Batumi on the dazzling Caucasian Riviera, discovering a 19th century tea plantation in the West Georgian countryside. Michael continues his journey and arrives in Tbilisi, and is struck by the warm welcome of Georgians as he is invited to a wedding, where he experiences a legendary feast known as a supra

Category Documentary
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7:00pm
Back to the Land with Kate Humble
Season 2 Episode 7 of 12
Kate travels to the Midlands to visit husband and wife Will and Gillian on their family farm producing salt from locally sourced brine. Elsewhere, Kate meets Ken, the owner of a worm farm, and local entrepreneur Adam, who with no previous experience, now farms 400 chilli plants and creates recipes for a range of chilli jams

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
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8:00pm
The World's Most Extraordinary Homes
Season 2 Episode 6 of 8
India Architect Piers Taylor and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin explore unique homes in India, including a house built in the highlands outside of Mumbai, and another within the mountainous scenery of the Western Ghats. Elsewhere, the pair also visit a riverside bolthole drawing on Indian architectural heritage, before ending with a unusual building named 'Collage House'

Category Property
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9:00pm
Love in the Countryside
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
This time, 28-year-old equine vet Heather and 33-year-old cattle and sheep farmer Christine's dates arrive to sample rural life. Christine throws her two dates Joe and Josh straight in at the deep end with some particularly sensitive work, while the competition to win over vet Heather gets serious between her three chosen singletons. Elsewhere, Yorkshire dairy farmer Pete gets to spend some quality one on one time with each of his dates, and emotions run high when he finally reveals who he can see a future with

Category Documentary
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10:00pm
Detectorists
Season 3 Episode 3 of 6
Andy and Lance go to great lengths to protect their land, Andy quits his job and Lance finds an unwelcome guest in the spare room

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)
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10:30pm
Newsnight
16/05/2018 Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily Maitlis

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
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11:10pm
Weather

Category Weather
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11:15pm
Atlanta
Season 1 Episode 1 of 10
The Big Bang New series. Earnest `Earn' Marks is broke, out of luck and living with his ex-girlfriend and their daughter, so when he learns that his cousin Alfred is on the verge of rap success under the name of Paper Boi, he sees an opportunity for both of them. Comedy drama, starring Donald Glover

Category Comedy
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11:40pm
Atlanta
Season 1 Episode 2 of 10
Streets On Lock The cousins are arrested after their shooting incident and while Paper Boi posts bail quickly, Earn is left at the station waiting to be processed along with everyone else who was arrested overnight. Meanwhile, the rapper is released to find that the incident has boosted his popularity

Category Comedy
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12:05am
Versailles
Season 2 Episode 7 of 10
Secret discussions and unexpected close encounters occur through the court and beyond as a weary Louis XIV is offered an opportunity to change the course of his conflict with William of Orange. However, it is a face from the King's past that brings his mental crisis to a climax. Tensions increase as mistrustful Madame de Montespan suspects her devout friend Madame Scarron also has feelings for Louis. George Blagden, George Webster, Anna Brewster and Catherine Walker star in the sumptuous period drama

Category Historical/Period Drama
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1:00am
Versailles
Season 2 Episode 8 of 10
Resolutions are tested as Louis XIV returns to Versailles vowing to purify his private life, while Madame de Montespan hopes to cement her place in his heart. The feelings of Philippe for Chevalier are rocked by an unexpected depth of concern for Princess Palatine, who shows symptoms of possible poisoning. Meanwhile, Fabien Marchal faces a personal appeal to review his refusal to return. George Blagden, Anna Brewster, Alexander Vlahos, Evan Williams, Jessica Clark and Tygh Runyan star in the sumptuous period drama

Category Historical/Period Drama
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1:55am
Britain's Biggest Warship
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3
Crewing Up Film-maker Chris Terrill captures an intimate and personal portrait of life on board ultra-modern super aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, as its crew learns the intricacies of a warship that will change the way Britain goes to war. In this first instalment, early 2016 sees sailors begin to arrive in Rosyth dockyard in Scotland where the ship is still in construction, but nearing completion. Captain Jerry Kyd and his 700 sailors are assembling to take the prototype warship to sea for the first time. These trials herald what should be 50 years of service

Category Documentary
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2:55am
Murder, Mystery and My Family
Season 1 Episode 10 of 10
Criminal barristers Sasha Wass and Jeremy Dein examine investigate a rural case of murder and moonlighting in Ireland in 1894

Category Education
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Sign Language) (Audio Described)
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3:40am
This Is BBC Two
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two

Category General Show/Game Show
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