BBC Two Today Sunday 15 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Sunday 15 January 2023

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



Charlotte Smith investigates the impact of avian flu on shooting

Charlotte Smith is at the 12,500-acre Rhug Estate in North Wales to investigate the impact of avian flu on shooting. Sean Fletcher examines how Perthshire’s Bamff Estate has eschewed shooting for eco-tourism, while Tom Heap examines the knock-on effect of a decline in shooting on the rural economy. Plus, Adam Henson puts his new sheepdog through her paces

Coast Great Guides: North Sea Coast


Neil Oliver and Tessa Dunlop explore Britain’s North Sea coastline

Neil Oliver and Tessa Dunlop continue their comprehensive guide to Britain’s coastline, this time turning attention to the North Sea coast, a stretch that takes in two nations, and is bordered by a pair of huge estuaries, the Forth in Scotland, and the Humber in England. Neil sheds light on a military shipbuilding project in Rosyth, and heads to the island of Inchmickery to investigate a bird colony with a difference. From there, he tells a tragic story that still haunts the fishing village of Eyemouth, and then visits the holy island of Lindisfarne to make a dramatic archeological discovery

Weatherman Walking


Derek Brockway visits two places shaped by the Industrial Revolution

Derek Brockway visits two places shaped by the Industrial Revolution. In Powys, he joins fellow weather presenter Sian Lloyd at Lake Vyrnwy, where the pair learn about the village flooded to make way for the reservoir that supplies Liverpool with water. They also marvel at the famous dam, a Victorian engineering feat. In Tredegar, Derek’s on a trail back in time, discovering the rich history of the valleys town. He visits the largest lump of coal in the world, learns about a scheme that inspired the creation of the NHS and views the impressive remains of Sirhowy ironwork furnaces

Around the World in 80 Gardens


The effects of colonisation on Australasia’s plant life

Monty Don continues his horticultural tour with a visit to the dreamy climes of Australia and New Zealand. Visiting the renowned Botany Bay, Monty investigates the effect imported plant-life, favoured by colonial settlers, has had on the natural beauty of New South Wales. In New Zealand, the green-fingered presenter goes in search of the wild heart of the country, revelling in a lush rainforest conservatory made entirely of native plants

Saturday Kitchen Best Bites

Matt Tebbutt presents highlights from the series

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?

Tom Kerridge’s Fresh Start


The chef shows how the families can become more organised in the kitchen

The chef shows how the eight families can become more organised in the kitchen, and teaches them the benefits of meal planning and batch cooking. He shares a series of ideas for quick and easy recipes that can be prepared in advance for the week ahead, including salt cod and saffron fishcakes, butternut squash and chickpea curry, and Italian turkey meatballs

Live Snooker: The Masters

The first session of the final

Coverage of the opening eight frames of the final at Alexandra Palace, where the Paul Hunter Trophy is up for grabs. Neil Robertson held a 5-3 lead over Barry Hawkins at the end of this session last year and went on to win the title for the second time in his career

Flog It!

Paul Martin presents from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Ski Sunday


Action from the World Cup downhill race in Wengen, Switzerland

Chemmy Alcott and Ed Leigh present action from the World Cup downhill race in Wengen, Switzerland. They also catch up with British star Dave Ryding as he returns to Kitzbuhel, the venue of his history-making World Cup gold, to be presented with a gondola in his own name and to hike up the Streif downhill course

Live Snooker: The Masters

The concluding session of the final

Coverage of the concluding session of the final at Alexandra Palace, where the first player to reach 10 frames wins the title claimed by Neil Robertson last year. `The Thunder from Down Under” dominated the corresponding session in 2022 against Barry Hawkins, winning four of the five frames placed to secure a 10-4 triumph and take the honours for the first time since 2012

The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan


The comedian visits Sierra Leone

The comedian returns to visit another selection of unusual destinations, beginning in the West African country of Sierra Leone. He ventures through spectacular national parks hoping to witness extraordinary and rare wildlife, including the elusive pygmy hippo, and also samples the national drink of poyo, takes in miles of incredible beaches, and meets locals living truly off-grid

Green Book

Comedy drama, starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali
2018 – Drama, Comedy

Movie: Green Book -

In the 1960s, working-class Italian-American bouncer Tony Lip becomes the driver of Dr Donald Shirley, an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the American South. Director Peter Farrelly’s Bafta and Oscar-winning comedy drama, starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini

Question Time

Fiona Bruce hosts the political debate from Birmingham

Fiona Bruce presents the topical debate, inviting a panel of politicians and other guests in Birmingham to answer questions from an invited audience on subjects that have made the headlines over the past week

Waterloo Road


Danny finds himself in the behavioural unit

The school is rocked by some shocking news. Kim shares the truth about her personal life, teaching Shola a life lesson. Danny’s first day gets off to a terrible start as he fights with Dean and only gets worse when he’s blamed for another incident he wasn’t a part of. Kim faces backlash from staff over the school’s re-branding

Dragons’ Den


Budding entrepreneurs pitch ideas to multimillionaires willing to invest their own cash

Return of the long-running show in which budding entrepreneurs pitch ideas to multimillionaires Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Touker Suleyman, Sara Davies and Steven Bartlett. First up facing the Dragons are a young cancer survivor and her stylish pillbox alternative and two former high-school friends who believe they’ve spotted a gap in the skincare market. A drag queen helps pitch a fitness class and the entrepreneurs behind a spiritual wellness business hope their aura will help entice a Dragon or two. Presented by Evan Davis


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