BBC Two Today Friday 13 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Friday 13 January 2023

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

The Farmers’ Country Showdown


Two farming families sell their local meat and cheese at Ripley Farmers’ Market in Surrey

Tracey and Graham became farmers 13 years ago, and have since invested everything to establish their thriving goat herd. They need to earn a living from their home-made goats cheese and soap, so Ripley Farmers’ Market in Surrey is a vital lifeline. Run by volunteers, this village market has not only won awards but gives them out, and the pair receive some surprise news. Meanwhile, with a few hundred kilos of home-reared beef, pork and chicken in tow, young farmer Ellie’s under pressure to get to the market on time, win over her customers and bank plenty of sales

Make It at Market


Glassblower Alison sets out ot achieve her dream of selling in high-end galleries

Glassblower Alison from Buckinghamshire and upcycling couple Fernando and Saurabh from Berkshire visit Dom Chinea’s life-changing training camp. Alison aspires to sell her pieces in high-end galleries, but mentor Allister knows standards are high and getting her work into them won’t be easy. He focuses on the details of Alison’s pieces and pushes her hard to improve them. Fernando and Saurabh want to turn their upcycling hobby into a full-time business. Mentor Joel gives them tough feedback about concentrating on every aspect of their work and the importance of a good website

The Polar Bear Family and Me


Gordon Buchanan documents the lives of a female polar bear and her two cubs

Cameraman Gordon Buchanan travels to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard to document the lives of a polar bear and her two cubs over the course of three seasons. In spring, he and a team of arctic survival experts manage to find a birth den and meet mother Lyra and offspring Miki and Luca as they emerge from it. Gordon then helps scientists fit the adult with a tracking collar and tests a bear-proof filming hide as he takes on the mission of living with the family

BBC News

BBC News

The latest national and international stories

Politics UK

The week’s political proceedings around the UK

Live Snooker: The Masters

Coverage of the third quarter-final at Alexandra Palace

Coverage of the third quarter-final at Alexandra Palace, featuring Mark Allen or Barry Hawkins v Judd Trump or Ryan Day over the best of 11 frames. Trump and Allen met in the first round here last year, when Trump edged through 6-5 and then thrashed Kyren Wilson at this stage, before losing to Barry Hawkins in the semi-final

Flog It!


From Newby Hall, North Yorkshire

Mark Stacey and Michael Baggott assess items brought into Newby Hall in North Yorkshire. Mark comes across an interesting Clarice Cliff cake plate and Michael enjoys an ancient Chinese urn. Presenter Paul Martin takes in the splendours of the country house’s Adams interiors

Richard Osman’s House of Games


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

Take a Hike


Musician Innes hopes to wow the group with a mountain walk

Live Snooker: The Masters

The opening frames of the concluding quarter-final

The opening frames of the concluding quarter-final at Alexandra Palace, featuring Neil Robertson or Shaun Murphy v Kyren Wilson or Stuart Bingham. Robertson reached the final for the fourth time last year and claimed his second Masters crown by defeating Barry Hawkins 10-4

The Hairy Bikers Go Local


Dave Myers and Si King are in Northumberland

Dave Myers and Si King are in Northumberland, enjoying its stunning coastline and rugged landscapes. The duo visit Hjem, a Michelin-starred restaurant located within the Hadrian Hotel and run by Scandinavian-born chef Alex and his partner Ally, who’s front of house. It’s the Bikers’ job to help Alex and Ally connect with new, local producers, ones that can inspire award-winning cuisine



With Ed Byrne, Cally Beaton and Jack Dee

Live at the Apollo


Kae Kurd welcomes Laura Smyth and Liam Farrelly to the stage


Headline analysis with Mark Urban


Snooker: The Masters

Highlights of the concluding quarter-final at Alexandra Palace

Snooker: The Masters – Extra

Extended highlights of a quarter-final

The Traitors


The Faithfuls nervously wait to see who the Traitors murdered overnight

With the players past the halfway mark, breakfast isn’t without its usual trepidation as the Faithfuls nervously wait to see who the Traitors murdered overnight. However, that’s not the only news to come out of the morning, as one player reveals a huge bombshell that leaves the group reeling and relationships in doubt. Despite the dramatic revelation, the group members must head deep into the woods in order to complete another epic mission and increase the prize pot. On their return host Claudia Winkleman throws a huge twist to the game

Flipping Profit


Kate Bliss and the team head to Ludlow

Imagine: Sonia Boyce – Finding Her Voice

Sonia Boyce represents Great Britain at the Venice Biennale

Alan Yentob follows artist Sonia Boyce as she represents Great Britain at the 2022 Venice Biennale, making her the first black woman to hold this prestigious role. Cameras follows the installation of her pavilion, which draws on the lives of black women in the British music industry. The programme looks back on her career, which has encompassed pastel self-portraits, interactive ice sculptures and performance art created through improvisation


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