BBC Two Today Wednesday 4 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Wednesday 4 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on BBC Two today.

06:30
The Farmers’ Country Showdown

S07E02

Greg, Sophie and Tim head to Lavenham Farmers’ Market

07:15
Make It at Market

S01E02

Dom Chinea gives three makers the opportunity to make their crafts into day jobs

After worrying her autism would stop her developing her skills, Belinda has become a talented glassblower with the potential to turn her art into a money-making business. Paul and Becky have a passion for upcycling furniture and are hoping to turn their hobby into a day job. Dom Chinea and his team of experts meets all three makers and helps them to make their aspirations a reality
08:00
See Hear

S42E11

William Grint heads on a tour of Edinburgh to see what festival season has to offer. With voiceover

08:30
A Countryside Winter

S01E01

Gethin Jones delivers the ultimate guide to a countryside winter

Gethin Jones delivers a guide to a countryside winter, featuring wildlife, food, gardening and outdoor adventure, presented by a selection of favourite BBC faces. In this episode, Chris Packham shows us the wonderful wildlife spectacles we can look out for in winter, Mary Berry cooks the perfect winter warmer, her potato and lentil jumble bake, and Paul Martin learns some simple and affordable tricks to keep garden wildlife happy during winter
09:00
BBC News

 

10:00
BBC News

The latest national and international stories

13:00
Tom Kerridge: Lose Weight for Good

S01E03

Tom Kerridge offers ideas for calorie-counted special treats

This time Tom Kerridge tackles special treats, offering ideas for dishes that will hit the spot with some of the serious food-lovers and restaurant-goers among his group of dieters. The calorie-counted recipes he has created include a one-pot Mediterranean pasta dish, a rich and creamy beef stroganoff, and coffee and chocolate custard pots
13:30
Saved and Remade

S01E02

Items include a replica postbox and a battered armchair

14:15
Pride and Prejudice

Period drama, starring Laurence Olivier
1940 – Drama, Romance

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A couple are keen to find suitable husbands for their five daughters. When a wealthy gentleman and his friend arrive in the area, it leads to an encounter between headstrong daughter Elizabeth and aloof gentleman Mr Darcy, and their instant dislike gradually turns into an unexpected romance. Period drama based on Jane Austen’s novel, starring Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson
16:10
Beechgrove Repotted

A two-acre garden lovingly renovated on the edge of Lammermuirs

16:15
The Real Marigold Hotel

S04E03

Henry revisits the cricket ground where he made his last overseas broadcast

The friends go all out to make Susie’s birthday a night to remember, and as the celebration begin, Britt is keen to show she still has what it takes by showing off her singing and dancing talents. The senior citizens also head to Chennai, where Zandra is reunited with a friend from 40 years ago and Henry relives some difficult memories of his last overseas broadcast at the city’s famous cricket ground. Back in Puducherry, John and Duncan test their fitness by jumping on their bikes, while Paul, revelling in the chaos of the Indian roads, decides to take his mock Indian driving test
17:15
Flog It!

S15E01

From Wolverhampton Art Gallery

18:00
Richard Osman’s House of Games

S06E78

Adrian Chiles, Greg McHugh, Sukh Ojla and Jayne Sharp test their skills

18:30
Take a Hike

S02E03

Natalie takes the group on a walk to Robin Hood’s Bay in Yorkshire

19:00
This Farming Life

S05E01

Emma and Ewan move to their forever farm on the Isle of Bute

Emma and Ewan move to their forever farm on the Isle of Bute, while cousins Donald and David prepare for a busy lambing season. Elsewhere, dairy farmer Andy hands over the reins to his daughter Kayleigh, and with his blessing, she plans to maximise the dairy’s earning potential by bringing a large part of the business in house – pasteurising and bottling their own milk
20:00
The Hairy Bikers Go Local

S01E02

Dave Myers and Si King visit a Scottish-Malaysian fused street food cafe in Glasgow

Dave Myers and Si King visit a Scottish-Malaysian fused street food cafe called Kopitiam in Glasgow, where they meet owner Julie, who is on the lookout for fresh and exciting local produce that she can put her own unique and spicy twist on. The duo head off in search of three new suppliers, and get their hands on exciting ingredients including shellfish, venison and some very special salt
21:00
Ukraine: The People’s Fight

Documentary following volunteer special forces on Ukraine’s southern front

Documentary following a group of volunteer special forces on Ukraine’s southern front as they begin the push to retake Kherson. In charge of these inexperienced forces is military commander Hummer, and as time passes the new recruits prove increasingly effective in pushing back Russian forces. But it comes at a cost, particularly when Hummer realises he knows one of these inexperienced recruits
22:00
Our Flag Means Death

S01E01

Comedy drama based on a true story, starring Rhys Darby

The year is 1717, and in the depths of a midlife crisis, wealthy landowner Stede Bonnet decides to leave his life of luxury behind in search of adventure and become a pirate. Stede tries to tame the mutinous motley crew of his ship, the Revenge, but when his efforts to impress the boisterous buccaneers lead to a raid on a vessel with ties to his former life, Stede is left to question whether he is tough enough for the high seas. Comedy drama based on a true story, starring Rhys Darby, Joel Fry and Samson Kayo
22:30
Newsnight

Headline analysis

23:10
Weather

 

23:15
The Caribbean with Andi and Miquita

S01E02

Part two of two. Andi Oliver and her daughter visit Barbados

Part two of two. Andi Oliver and her daughter visit Barbados, as this most British of Caribbean islands prepares to become a republic, cutting ties with the UK. While Barbados redefines its identity, Andi and Miquita explore their own, as they receive DNA test results which connect with the African roots of the Caribbean people. The duo also meet anti-colonial Calypso star the Mighty Gabby and his son for a moving musical performance, and discuss why forging a new identity is so important for Barbados
00:15
See Hear

S42E11

William Grint heads on a tour of Edinburgh to see what festival season has to offer. With voiceover

00:45
The Traitors

S01E03

News of the second Faithful to be murdered by The Traitors is shared

There’s tears and anger over the breakfast table as the news of the second Faithful to be murdered in the night by The Traitors is discovered. The players are sent into a spin as they discover more about each other in the mission. Then, a dramatic showdown at the round table results in another player being banished from the game. As evening descends, the reality game’s host Claudia Winkleman has one more surprise twist up her sleeve for The Traitors
01:45
Oti Mabuse: My South Africa

Oti returns to her childhood country and the people and places that inspired her

Dancer Oti Mabuse left South Africa more than 10 years ago, and the country has changed radically since then. Now she returns to revisit her childhood home and the people and places that inspired her. Her journey begins in the township of Mabopane near Pretoria, where she grew up, going back to her first school and first dancefloor. However, that’s just the start of a road trip across the country, taking in new music and dance styles in Johannesburg, the resort of Sun City, where Oti first realised she could be an international star, and Cape Town, home of her middle sister Phemolo
02:45
Flipping Profit

S01E02

Charles Hanson, Linda Lambert and Zoe Pocock search for bargains in Glastonbury

Antiques auctioneer Charles Hanson, top trader Linda Lambert and trendy upcycler Zoe Pocock head to Glastonbury to find some bargains they can turn into some flipping profit. Rummaging through antique shops, scrap yards and flea markets, they only have one day to each find those hidden second-hand or used gems that will make them a nice big profit
03:30
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