BBC One Today Friday 19 May 2023

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What’s On BBC One Today Friday 19 May 2023

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


With Charlie Stayt and Naga Munchetty

Rip Off Britain


An update on efforts to keep private parking companies in check

Gloria Hunniford, Julia Somerville and Angela Rippon investigate the case of a family whose once-loved home is now a wrecked shell, after an insurance claim made six years ago went disastrously wrong. Plus, the programme revisits a pledge made in 2018 by then-local government minister Rishi Sunak to keep private parking companies in check

Frontline Fightback


Efforts to install on-board technology for safer rail travel

An incident in which a train driver suffered facial injuries after a brick was hurled at his cab, shattering the window. The train was travelling at 70mph, but the driver managed to bring it safely to a standstill, despite his injuries. Rav Wilding reports on how attacks like this have prompted one train company to start installing on-board technology, aimed at making journeys safer for passengers and staff

Defenders UK


Officers track down a loan shark targeting hard-up families

Homes Under the Hammer


Properties in Kilburn, Huthwaite and Kent

Dion Dublin looks round a chalet-style bungalow in the Derbyshire village of Kilburn and a three-bedroom end terrace in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire that offers a colourful reminder of his footballing past. Plus, a revisit to a church in Dover that Martin Roberts first saw five years ago

Bargain Hunt


Eric Knowles presents the contest from Leominster in Herefordshire

Eric Knowles presents the contest from Leominster in Herefordshire, with Kate Bliss and Philip Serrell as expert advisors. Eric also visits Hereford Cathedral’s 17th-century library where the books are kept under lock and key

BBC News at One; Weather

A round-up of the latest headlines

BBC Regional News and Weather

Hope Street


A fishing trip goes horribly wrong when a boat’s engine explodes

Finn is away receiving treatment for his PTSD, so Concepta takes his place on a fishing trip with Shay and Barry. Their pleasure cruise goes horribly wrong, however, when the engine of their boat explodes, leaving one of the crew seriously injured

Money for Nothing


EJ Osborne transforms an armchair and some scaffolding props

Escape to the Country


Sonali Shah helps a couple to find a new home in Dorset

The Bidding Room


Items include an antique diving helmet, a Steiff bear and a Basil Brush ride-on toy

The Repair Shop


A pair of football boots, a boxing trophy and a vintage globe are restored

Silversmith Brenton West repairs a boxing trophy won by an accomplished sportsman and much-loved grandfather. Larry Gaines fought professionally from 1923 and refused to let prejudice hamper his career. He was the first black boxer to fight in the Royal Albert Hall and his family is immensely proud of him. Also being restored are a pair of old football boots and a vintage globe. Presented by Jay Blades



Quiz, hosted by Alexander Armstrong, with Sally Lindsay

Alexander Armstrong hosts the quiz in which contestants try to record the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious correct answers to questions. Former Coronation Street Sally Lindsay reveals the correct answers and comments on the players’ scores

BBC News at Six; Weather

The latest headlines

BBC Regional News and Weather

The One Show

With Alex Jones and Roman Kemp

Question of Sport


With Tammy Beaumont, Robbie Hunter-Paul, Maisie Summers-Newton and Fabrice Muamba

England cricketer Tammy Beaumont, rugby league great Robbie Hunter-Paul, double Paralympic gold medallist Maisie Summers-Newton and former Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba join team captains Ugo Monye and Sam Quek and host Paddy McGuinness on the quiz

Would I Lie to You?


With panellists Shirley Ballas, Steven Bartlett, Josie Gibson and Chris McCausland

Strictly judge Shirley Ballas, Dragon Steven Bartlett, presenter Josie Gibson and comedian Chris McCausland join host Rob Brydon and regular captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack on the offbeat panel show. As usual, the participants set out to hoodwink their opponents with absurd facts and plausible fibs about themselves in a bid to secure a team victory, through rounds such as Home Truths and Quick-fire Lies



The cooks are challenged to serve up a dish the judges can eat with their hands

Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace bring knockout week to an end by challenging the 10 remaining cooks to serve up a dish that they can eat with their hands. The stakes are high because two of the hopefuls will be going home, leaving the other eight to move on to semi-final week

Have I Got News for You


Mel Giedroyc hosts, with guests Chris McCausland and Kirsty Wark

Mel Giedroyc hosts, as comedian Chris McCausland and broadcaster Kirsty Wark join in the fun on the satirical current affairs quiz, alongside regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton

Black Ops


Dom comes up with a devious plan to get the cash needed to pay off the Brightmarsh Gang

Dom and Kay struggle to meet the Brightmarsh Gang’s payment deadline, so she comes up with a devious plan involving Youth Pastor Tomi’s church fund to try and get the cash together for the pay off. Kay is adamant this money cannot be touched, but will Dom be able to persuade him to take it? Comedy thriller, starring Gbemisola Ikumelo and Hammed Animashaun

BBC News at Ten

A round-up of today’s headlines

BBC Regional News and Weather

The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Show


Father-and-son combo Michael and Jack Whitehall join the hosts

The married couple welcome star guests and members of the public to poke fun at life, relationships, annoyances, parenting and absolutely everything in-between, joined in this edition by father-and-son combo Michael and Jack Whitehall. Featuring Please Keep Me Anonymous, where a well-known face reads out some terrifying audience confessions and It Goes or I Go, where audience members compete to rid themselves of something their loved one refuses to remove from the house

Weird Science

Sci-fi comedy, with Kelly LeBrock
1985 – Comedy, Romance, Science Fiction

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Movie: Weird Science -

Two sexually frustrated teenagers use their computer to design the perfect woman, but are ill prepared for the outcome when their creation comes to life. She decides to make men of them, by putting them in a series of situations that will force them to stand up for themselves. John Hughes’ sci-fi comedy, starring Kelly LeBrock, Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Robert Downey Jr and Bill Paxton

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