BBC Two Today Thursday 19 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Thursday 19 January 2023

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

The Farmers’ Country Showdown


Two sheep farmers compete in Lambeth Country Show

Make It at Market


Dom Chinea helps an artist and a potter make their passions a business

Dom Chinea helps artist Jack and potter Jeanet make their passions into money-making businesses. Jack is hoping to swap teaching for creating before it’s too late, Dom and mentor Sharon are impressed with his multimedia artwork but are worried that he only seems to use his family as his subjects. University lecturer Jeanet struggles to find time to turn her hobby into a profession but mentor Florian thinks speed and finishing touches are what she needs to make a profit

Charlie Mackesy: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, the Horse and Me

The author traces the events that shaped his artistic imagination

The author takes viewers on a journey through his formative years and later-life success, from his idyllic upbringing on a farm in rural England, to the streets of London. He traces the events that shaped his artistic imagination and reveals how his best-selling book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse came to resonate with readers around the world. With insights from friends including writer and director Richard Curtis and explorer Bear Grylls

BBC News

BBC News

The latest national and international stories

Politics Live

The latest stories from Westminster and beyond

Bowls: Indoor World Championships

Including the ladies’ singles final

Live coverage from Potters Resort at Hopton-on-Sea, Norfolk, featuring the first ladies’ singles final and a match from the open singles competition. England’s Katherine Rednall is the reigning ladies’ champion, having comfortably defeated Alison Merrien of Guernsey in last year’s showpiece match

Flog It!


The story of the Wagoners and their role in the First World War

A special edition, travelling up and down the county revisiting some of the historic venues from the series, with new valuations and unexpected auctions. Paul Martin tells the story of the Wagoners and their role in the First World War

Richard Osman’s House of Games


Grace Dent, Tim Lovejoy, Kriss Akabusi and Lauren Steadman test their skills

Take a Hike


The latest walk in north west Wales is hosted by fitness fanatic Zara

This Farming Life


Emma and Ewan prepare for the Bute Agricultural Show

Emma, Ewan and even two-year-old Len are preparing for the Bute Agricultural Show – the highlight of the island’s agricultural calendar – before a health scare with sheepdog Joffe. In Stranraer, Kayleigh pushes ahead with plans for the new dairy business, while in Fife, Mike makes a snap decision to travel to Northern Ireland in search of a new pedigree Suffolk tup



Featuring an insight into some of Britain’s smallest mammals

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan revel in some of winter’s most dazzling displays. Wild Ken Hill in Norfolk delivers all the live wildlife action from the remote cameras, and there is an insight into some of Britain’s smallest mammals. Viewers also meet artist Paul Harfleet, who uses art to engage his audience and highlight the plight of many of our British bird species

Marie Antoinette


The King becomes seriously ill

Marie Antoinette and Louis are about to make their first official visit to Paris. However, when the King becomes seriously ill, the succession suddenly becomes a reality. Drama, starring Emilia Schüle and Louis Cunningham

The Apprentice: You’re Fired


Tom Allen interviews with the show’s freshly rejected candidate

Tom Allen is joined by a panel of experts and celebrity fans who will analyse this week’s task. Plus, the latest candidate to be fired discusses their time on the show, and that pre-school cartoon assignment


Headline analysis with Kirsty Wark


What We Do in the Shadows


Nadja and Lazslo revive their musical act

Nandor’s old familiar from the 1970s returns to Staten Island, Guillermo leaves to serve a new master and Nadja and Lazslo revive their musical act. Comedy, starring Kayvan Novak, Harvey Guillen, Matt Berry and Natasia Demetriou, with a guest appearance from Jack O’Connell

What We Do in the Shadows


Nandor and Laszlo are abducted by a coven of witches

What We Do in the Shadows


The housemates prepare for the most exclusive event on the vampiric social calendar

Ghost Stories

Horror anthology, starring Andy Nyman and Martin Freeman
2017 – Horror, Drama

Movie: Ghost Stories -

Professor Philip Goodman, famous for debunking hoaxes and ghost sightings, is given a dossier of three terrifying, unsolvable cases by his hero and role model Charles Cameron, who has been missing, presumed dead, for years. Can Goodman explain what even Cameron could not? Horror anthology, starring Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman and Paul Whitehouse

The Traitors


Tensions hit new heights in the penultimate day of the game

Claudia Winkleman hosts as tensions hit new heights in the penultimate day of the game. Plus tears at breakfast and an explosive tussle for power before the players even reach the round table in the race to reach the final and win the £120,000 prize

The Travelling Auctioneers


Restorer Will Kirk and auctioneer Christina Trevanion head to Northumberland

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