BBC Two Today Saturday 7 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Saturday 7 January 2023

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

Hey Duggee


Norrie reflects on her first day at the clubhouse

Hey Duggee


Snail is thrilled to be moving house



Evil Pea takes over the Tato Tower HQ

Shaun the Sheep


Bitzer and Shaun try to ensure the dance competition is run fairly

Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed!


Dennis and Walter’s competitiveness spirals

Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese


Gramps hears how Mum and Dad almost did not get married

The Football Academy


Teddy and Miles play in their biggest tournament of the year

The Dengineers


A Strictly Come Dancing den for ballroom dancer Harry from Dudley

Operation Ouch!


The doctors put the strength of human hair to the test


Current affairs reports

Blue Peter

An adventure in Iceland

Deadly Pole to Pole


Steve Backshall visits Guyana in South America

Dogs in the Wild: Meet the Family


Chris Packham narrates the documentary revealing wild dogs’ secrets to success

Chris Packham narrates the documentary revealing wild dogs’ secrets to success and their incredible strategies for survival, from leaping jackals and sneezing African wild dogs to grey foxes that climb trees

World’s Weirdest Events


An underwater lake and a salmon cannon

Chris Packham presents more amazing facts and fun, discovering the secrets behind mysterious holes in the Russian tundra, finding an underwater lake and meeting the creator of a cannon built especially for salmon

The Hairy Bikers Go Local


Dave Myers and Si King bring together local restaurants and food suppliers

Dave Myers and Si King travel the country on a mission to bring together the best local restaurants with the most innovative local suppliers. Each week, the duo base themselves in one stunning region, meeting with local chefs in the hopes of inspiring them to find new ingredients from producers that they can showcase on their menus. In the first episode, Dave and Si head to Penarth, South Wales, where they meet a father and daughter team at their restaurant, Home, before heading out to find potential new suppliers that can offer the pair ingredients of the highest quality for their eight-course tasting menu


Second World War adventure, starring John Mills
1958 – Drama, War

Movie: Dunkirk -

Soldiers are separated from their comrades-in-arms during the Dunkirk evacuation and face a terrifying journey to safety. A heroic lance corporal takes charge, aiming to lead the platoon to sanctuary while those around him panic. Second World War adventure, starring John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Robert Urquhart and Bernard Lee

Meet the Moose Family: Natural World


The story of a mother moose bringing up her calf in the Canadian Rockies

The nature documentary tells the story of a mother moose bringing up her calf in the wilds of the Canadian rockies. Many challenges lie ahead for the mother and son, not least from the threat of the hungry bears and wolves that live nearby. Film-maker Hugo Kitching sets out to follow the duo through the four seasons, although things take an unexpected turn later in the year with the discovery of a third moose

Amanda & Alan’s Italian Job


Amanda Holden and Alan Carr create a luxury holiday home

Amanda Holden purchases two dilapidated apartments nestled in the sun-kissed hills of rural Sicily, intending to raise them from their ruins and create luxury holiday homes. The hope is that she and workmate friend Alan Carr to make a huge profit they can donate to charity. After arriving at the crumbling property for the first time, the piles of rubbish and abandoned junk suggest to both that that this visit will be no holiday

Flog It!


Making a profit at auction

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Drama, starring Lily James
2018 – Romance, Drama, History

Movie: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society -

In London, 1946, author Juliet Ashton’s career has taken off but she is not enjoying promoting her detective stories to eager audiences on a book tour. When she receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer inviting her to attend a meeting of his literary society, she eagerly accepts. What Juliet discovers about her new friends and their secrets leads to her staying on the island much longer than she planned. Drama, starring Lily James, Tom Courtenay and Katherine Parkinson

Dad’s Army


Walker is accused of treason

Walker is accused of being a fifth columnist for smuggling Italian PoWs out of camp at night, but he claims to be patriotically furthering the war effort – while lining his own pockets at the same time. Comedy first broadcast in 1970, starring Arthur Lowe and James Beck

Rod Stewart at the BBC 2

Archive performances by the singer

A second collection of archive appearances by the singer, featuring clips of recent appearances and exclusive live shows, as well as rarely seen BBC performances of hits including Tonight’s the Night, It’s a Heartache, Have I Told You Lately and Sailing

Rod Stewart: Reel Stories

The singer talks to Dermot O’Leary about his life and career

The singer talks to Dermot O’Leary about his life. From Abbey Road to the Royal Albert Hall and Motown to Maggie May, Dermot takes Rod back to his childhood cinema to relive moments from a career spanning six decades

Rod Stewart Live at Hyde Park

A 2015 concert by the singer for Radio 2’s annual Festival in a Day

A concert by the singer that closed Radio 2’s annual Festival in a Day, held in September 2015 in London’s Hyde Park. Featuring a selection of hits from his back catalogue including Angel, In a Broken Dream, The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II) as well as Faces classics including Ooh La La and blues standard Rollin’ and Tumblin’

Imagine – Rod Stewart: Can’t Stop Me Now


The veteran rocker looks back on his long career

The veteran rocker invites Alan Yentob to his LA home to conduct an interview, in which Stewart looks back on a career spanning almost 50 years. He discusses working with acts like the Steampacket and Jeff Beck in the 1960s and his time with the Faces, whose offstage antics became legendary – as did the frontman’s affairs with a string of famous women. His solo career propelled him to superstardom with songs such as Maggie May and Sailing, and while the 1980s proved to be less successful, his constant reinvention has given him a lasting career. Having more recently become known as a singer of American standards, he talks about recording Time, his first album of new material in almost 20 years

Rod Stewart at the BBC

A selection of the singer’s performances

A tribute to the singer’s career with a selection of his performances and interviews at the BBC. Songs include Sailing, You’re in My Heart, I Don’t Want to Talk About It and Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? Plus, Handbags and Gladrags from Rod’s set at Glastonbury in 2002, his cover of Dorothy Fields’ classic I’m in the Mood for Love and a song from his Radio 2 concert in May 2013

Old Grey Whistle Test: Rod’s Christmas Concert:

A 1976 gig at London’s Olympia

A concert at London’s Olympia recorded on Christmas Eve 1976, featuring performances of Maggie May, Sailing, Tonight’s the Night and I Don’t Want to Talk About It. With a introduction to the original programme by Bob Harris

The Producers

Mel Brooks’ comedy, starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder

A crooked Broadway producer and his neurotic accountant discover they can make a fortune by putting on a play that closes on opening night, then pocketing the unspent budget. The duo set out to put on the worst show of all time – a tasteless little number called Springtime for Hitler written by a deranged former Nazi. Mel Brooks’ comedy, starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder and Kenneth Mars

The Mayfair Hotel Megabuild


Following a major construction project at Claridge’s

Documentary following a major construction project at Claridge’s, revealing the engineering challenges involved in digging out a five-storey basement, adding four new floors to the top of the hotel and creating London’s most expensive penthouse. In the first edition, Donegal miners work 24 hours a day to tunnel under the hotel by hand, while hotel manager Eugene tries hard to ensure loyal guests like David Walliams, Christian Louboutin and Damien Hirst remain undisturbed by the work going on above and below them


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