BBC Two Today Monday 23 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Monday 23 January 2023

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

06:30
Bargain Hunt

S64E02

Christina Trevanion hosts the programme from Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Philip Serrell and Roo Irvine advise two teams hunting antiques in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, before heading to Bishton Hall in Staffordshire for the day’s auction. Host Christina Trevanion monitors events and also discovers the origins of the popular Bramley apple

07:15
Make It at Market

S01E15

Dom Chinea and his team help woodturner Shannon see how marketable her work is

Recently diagnosed with autism and dyslexia Shannon has only ever given the hand turned bowls she makes on her incredible foot-powered pole lathe as presents. Dom Chinea and mentor Alice love her work and the way she produces it and want to convince Shannon that she and the bowls she creates are much more marketable than she thinks. Successful musician Ryan wants to quit touring to spend more time at home with his young family and hopes an upcycling business will make that possible. Mentor Zoe can see his work is high quality, but is worried his style doesn’t stand out from the crowd

08:00
The Smeds and the Smoos

Animated adaptation of the children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Schiffer

Animated adaptation of the best-selling children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Schiffer, an intergalactic adventure about two different alien species who must learn to overcome their differences and work together to find a young boy and girl who have run away from their warring families. Narrated by Sally Hawkins, with the voices of Adjoh Andoh, Bill Bailey, Rob Brydon and Meera Syal

08:30
Tom Kerridge: Lose Weight for Good

S01E02

Tom shows the group of dieters quick and easy recipes they can make at home

Tom turns the spotlight on the dieters in the group who say they are too busy, or too inexperienced to cook their own healthy meals. He shows the group quick and easy recipes they can make at home, including a ‘cheat pizza”, a pea and ham pasta dish and a low calorie French apple tart. Later, Tom reveals how much weight the dieters have lost in the first month of their weight loss journey

09:00
BBC News at 9

10:00
BBC News

The latest national and international stories

12:15
Politics Live

The latest stories from Westminster and beyond

13:00
Hardball

S01E01

Quiz, hosted by Ore Oduba

13:45
Celebrity Eggheads

S08E08

With Ken Cheng, Hal Cruttenden, Justin Moorhouse, Zoe Lyons and Ruth Bratt

Comedians Ken Cheng, Hal Cruttenden, Justin Moorhouse, Zoe Lyons and Ruth Bratt take on the general-knowledge champions, hoping to win a cash prize for their chosen charity. Hosted by Jeremy Vine

14:15
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

S09E01

Judy Murray and Greg Rusedski compete

15:15
Great Australian Railway Journeys

Part one of two. Michael Portillo travels from Adelaide to Perth

Part one of two. Michael Portillo rides the transcontinental Indian Pacific Railway from the southern port city of Adelaide to Perth in the west. Along the way he hears the story of how an enterprising 19th-century Briton with a murky past began to grow vines. Michael enjoys the fruits of his labours and hears his story from his great great great granddaughter. Later, the presenter embraces the luxury of a previous age as he travels across Australia’s notoriously remote and inhospitable Nullarbor Plain

15:45
My Unique B&B

S01E01

Simon Parfett and his team help generate extra income

Master craftsman Simon Parfett and his team help people with a little land or a beautiful garden generate extra income by creating their own unique B&Bs. They begin by heading to the picturesque Wye Valley to help George and Al transform their battered old family camper van

16:30
Saved and Remade

S01E04

A much-loved childhood bike and an old Royal Navy kit bag are transformed

A much-loved childhood bike and a wartime Royal Navy kit bag are among the items transformed by the skilled team of crafters into new and useful items for their owners. Sabrina Grant hosts

17:15
Flog It!

S16E12

From Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire

18:00
Richard Osman’s House of Games

S06E91

With Jon Culshaw, Harriet Kemsley, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Verona Rose

18:30
Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes

S01E01

The actor explores the north-east of England

The actor explores the north-east of England in the company of family and famous friends, showcasing the region’s natural beauty and the important role it plays in relieving stress and supporting mental health. Joining him on the first edition is former Newcastle United striker Les Ferdinand, with the pair beginning by travelling from Bamburgh to Seahouses on e-bikes

19:00
Nadiya’s Fast Flavours

S01E03

Nadiya Hussain rustles up dishes including a magical custard tart

Nadiya Hussain rustles up dishes including a magical custard tart with a creme brulee twist. Nadiya also crafts a fabulously fancy focaccia. She loves to bend the rules, so instead of sticking with a savoury flavour, she is going sweet. Also, Bolton-based pastry chef Dinesh Patel makes his signature Shrikhand cheesecake

19:30
Mastermind

S20E18

Specialist subjects include Catherine the Great, and Wallace & Gromit

Clive Myrie invites four more contestants to brave the black chair, who answer questions on the specialist subjects of Catherine the Great, Wallace & Gromit, Egon Schiele, and hyenas, before they are tested on their general knowledge

20:00
Only Connect

S18E21

The Jillies take on the Strigiformes in the first quarter-final

Victoria Coren Mitchell asks the questions as the Jillies take on the Strigiformes in the first of the quarter-final matches, with a place in the semi-finals at stake. They must use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between groups of four things that may appear at first not to be linked, with one set of clues asking what comes next in the sequence of Diaballik, Chess, and Sudoku

20:30
University Challenge

S29E20

The second round continues

The second round of the student quiz continues, with two more teams of four pitting their wits against one another as they attempt to secure a place in the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions

21:00
How the Holocaust Began

The origins of the Holocaust in Hitler’s war on the Soviet Union

James Bulgin reveals the origins of the Holocaust in Hitler’s war on the Soviet Union, exploring the mass murder, collaboration and experimentation that led to the Final Solution. It is only in the last 30 years that the scale of the crimes committed in the former Soviet states of Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania has started to emerge, while new exploration technology and long overlooked historic aerial photos are making it possible to find the traces of that story

22:00
QI

S20E10

With Sarah Millican, Daliso Chaponda and Rob Beckett

Sarah Millican, Daliso Chaponda and Rob Beckett join regular Alan Davies on the comedy panel quiz, with Sandi Toksvig asking questions on the theme of tails and tales, with points being awarded for the answers the host finds most interesting

22:30
Newsnight

Presented by Kirsty Wark

23:10
Weather

23:15
I, Tonya

Biopic, starring Margot Robbie
2017 – Drama

Movie: I, Tonya -

Ice skater Tonya Harding rises through the ranks at the US figure skating championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into question by a shocking incident after her ex-husband steps in. Director Craig Gillespie’s comedy biopic, starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, and Allison Janney, who won a Bafta and an Oscar for her performance

01:10
Countryfile

John Craven and Charlotte Smith visit Audley End House in Essex

John Craven and Charlotte Smith visit Audley End House in Essex, where they help out with winter cleaning and maintenance and examine a collection of thousands of artefacts. Plus, Charlotte discovers the life of a rural midwife and faces her fear of horses, and Adam Henson makes sure his animals have everything they need to get through a cold winter

02:05
Dragons’ Den

S20E02

Pitches include a couple who organise social events for four-legged friends

Entrepreneurs Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Touker Suleyman, Sara Davies and Steven Bartlett listen to pitches from a couple who organise social events for four-legged friends and a 29-year-old with a larger-than-life clothing business. A married couple claim they’ve invented the holy grail for tall people – a decent night’s sleep, while a self-proclaimed accidental CEO aims to give some dignity to those people borrowing money from friends and family. Presented by Evan Davis

03:05
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