BBC Two Today Wednesday 11 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

The Farmers’ Country Showdown


The pig farmers compete in a heatwave at the Royal Welsh Show

Pig farmers Morgan and Tasha take their Duroc pigs to compete for their first time in the Royal Welsh Show, while seasoned competitor Amanda is desperate to win a rosette to seal her reputation as a pedigree breeder. Show day brings the hottest temperature ever recorded in Wales and the farmers have to get creative to keep the pigs cool and comfortable

Make It at Market


Dominic Chinea helps aspiring makers turn their hobbies into businesses

Dominic Chinea gives blacksmith Alex and furniture-maker Cora the opportunity to turn their hobbies and skills into money-making businesses. Although incredibly passionate about his craft, Alex suffers with imposter syndrome but mentor Adrian Wood is hoping to help him see the beauty in his work. Cora gave up her day job, determined to follow her dreams but dislikes the small details and often jumps to the next job before finishing the first. Mentor Alice thinks Cora has great taste and believes her best chance at making her dreams reality is to focus on the designing rather than making every piece herself

See Hear


William Grint counts down his top five See Hear on Tour moments. With voiceover

A Countryside Winter


Wildlife artist Robert Fuller shows us the wildlife around his Yorkshire farm

Wildlife artist and cameraman Robert Fuller shows us what wildlife species are thriving around his Yorkshire farm and Sean Fletcher tries an extreme sport with a difference – winter cod fishing. Nigel Slater cooks up the perfect dish to welcome you in after a cold day – hearty stuffed squash

BBC News

BBC News

The latest national and international stories

Politics Live

The latest stories from Westminster and beyond

Live Snooker: The Masters

Judd Trump v Ryan Day

Judd Trump v Ryan Day. The last day of first-round matches at Alexandra Palace gets under way with this clash, played over the best of 11 frames. Trump’s record here has been relatively poor down the years, with just the one appearance in the final, which saw him defeat Ronnie O’Sullivan to claim the trophy in 2019

Flog It!


From Grimsby Minster in Lincolnshire

At Grimsby Minster, Lincolnshire, antiques experts Christina Trevanion and Anita Manning find treasures among the hundreds of visitors to take to auction. Anita is entranced by some pigeon racing memorabilia and Christina uncovers a rare Chinese silver butter bowl. Plus, presenter Paul Martin explores the battle faced by a Lincolnshire lord as he struggled between loyalty and duty during a royal scandal

Richard Osman’s House of Games


With Jasmine Harman, Dave Johns, Suzannah Lipscomb and Jason Mohammad

Take a Hike


Powerlifter Fiona tests fellow travellers with a North Skye hike to Rubha Hunish

This Farming Life


Emma and Ewan hatch a plan to breed peacocks

Emma and Ewan hatch a plan to breed peacocks. Near Loch Ness, Barbara gets her pumpkin plan off to a strong start, and Ronnie and Pete turn to cutting edge science and are attempting an embryo transfer using a surrogate mare in an attempt to preserve the legacy of one of their best Clydesdale horses

The Hairy Bikers Go Local


Dave Myers and Si King find local produce for an Indian restaurant on the outskirts of Leeds

Dave Myers and Si King go in search of great Yorkshire produce for vegetarian Indian restaurant Prashad in Drighlington on the outskirts of Leeds, coming away with mushrooms, rhubarbs and beetroots. They then make garlic mushroom pakoras, beetroot-stuffed paratha and rhubarb, rose and cardamom kulfi. Willl the restaurant owners be impressed by the ingredients?

Billion Dollar Downfall: The Dealmaker

The story of the meteoric rise and dizzying fall of businessman Arif Naqvi

The story of the meteoric rise and dizzying fall of businessman Arif Naqvi, currently under house arrest after the collapse of the world’s biggest private equity firm Abraaj. He is accused of fraud and racketeering and if found guilty could face a lifetime in jail. Key figures speak out, while personal videos of Naqvi give a glimpse into his life now

Our Flag Means Death


Stede battles feelings of guilt while hunting for missing hostages

Stede battles feelings of guilt while hunting for missing hostages. Lucius makes a surprising discovery. Comedy about a wealthy landowner who decides to leave his life of luxury behind and become a pirate. Starring Rhys Darby, Nathan Foad and Joel Fry


Headline analysis


Snooker: The Masters

Action from Kyren Wilson v Stuart Bingham

Snooker: The Masters – Extra

Extended highlights of a first-round match

See Hear


William Grint counts down his top five See Hear on Tour moments. With voiceover

The Traitors


The stakes increase and the Faithfuls feel like they are on the backfoot

The stakes are getting higher and the Faithfuls feel like they are on the backfoot. It remains to be seen therefore whether they can change the course of the reality game, and put the traitors under fire. With life-changing money still at stake, the players must also remain focused on building the prize pot in a mission that sees them go to new depths of despair. However, that’s the least of their worries, with an explosive Round Table on the horizon. Hosted by Claudia Winkleman

Flipping Profit


Caroline Hawley, Danny Sebastian and Stu Abbott search for items in Buxton

In Derbyshire, antiques expert Caroline Hawley, trader Danny Sebastian and aeronautical engineer come upcycler Stu Abbott head to Buxton where they go head to head as they rummage through its antique shops, scrap yards and flea markets in the hope of finding any items that they can each turn into a healthy profit


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