BBC Two Today Tuesday 24 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Tuesday 24 January 2023

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

The Farmers’ Country Showdown


A couple sell their cider for the first time at Lenham Country Market in Kent

Bargain Hunt

The teams scour the antiques shops in Blackpool

The Hairy Bikers Go Local


Dave Myers and Si King bring together local restaurants and food suppliers

Dave Myers and Si King travel the country on a mission to bring together the best local restaurants with the most innovative local suppliers. Each week, the duo base themselves in one stunning region, meeting with local chefs in the hopes of inspiring them to find new ingredients from producers that they can showcase on their menus. In the first episode, Dave and Si head to Penarth, South Wales, where they meet a father and daughter team at their restaurant, Home, before heading out to find potential new suppliers that can offer the pair ingredients of the highest quality for their eight-course tasting menu

BBC News at 9

BBC News

The latest national and international stories

Politics Live

The latest stories from Westminster and beyond



Quiz, hosted by Ore Oduba

Celebrity Eggheads


With Mike Bushell, Hugh Woozencroft, Holly Hamilton, Sonali Shah and Jessica Creighton

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip


With Red Dwarf co-stars Craig Charles and Robert Llewellyn

Red Dwarf co-stars Craig Charles and Robert Llewellyn travel around the West Midlands in search of antiques, assisted by experts Izzie Balmer and Tim Medhurst. Robert is smitten with a 200-year-old love letter, while Craig splurges on a multitude of quirky curios

Great Australian Railway Journeys

Part two of two. Michael Portillo concludes his journey from Adelaide to Perth

My Unique B&B


Simon Parfett and his team give a Herefordshire chalet a Scandinavian feel

Saved and Remade


A stunning Polish cloak is transformed

The workshop is full of history and memories, as a stunning Polish cloak that once belonged to a musician and a collection of family rings are among the items the remakers transform. Presented by Sabrina Grant

Flog It!


Paul Martin presents from Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire

Paul Martin presents from Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire, where Anita Manning falls in love with a pair of Pilkington vases and Mark Stacey finds an unusual lightbulb. Paul also goes behind the scenes of Capesthorne to find out what it takes to keep a stately home running

Richard Osman’s House of Games


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

Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes


Mark Benton and Robson search for peace and relaxation

Robson is joined by fellow actor Mark Benton to explore the Cleveland and North Yorkshire coast while sampling outdoor activities that promise to be good for the mind and body. Their road trip takes in the world-famous cliff lift in the Victorian seaside resort of Saltburn-by-the-Sea, a night in a real-life Hobbit hole, drawing lesson in the fishing port of Staithes and a bracing cold water swim in the Tees

This Farming Life


In Orkney, Sean and his family are faced with a sudden tragedy

In Orkney, 10-year-old Harvey is preparing to sell his fat lambs at the Mart. Later, when Sean is moving cattle with dad Michael and uncle Martin, his top dog, Tara, collapses. Elsewhere, plans finally become reality for the Love family in Stranraer, and Barbara launches her first sunflower afternoon tea event



The rich habitat of the Wash in Norfolk,

Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan are back in Wild Ken Hill in Norfolk, where they update viewers on the weekend dramas that have played out on the live cameras. They also revel in the rich habitat of nearby estuary the Wash, which draws thousands of avian migrants every winter and supports its own resident species all year round. Iolo Williams and Gillian Burke continue to explore Edinburgh, showcasing the Water of Leith as well providing an insight into the badgers’ weekend antics on the cameras

India: The Modi Question


Part two of two. The track record of Narendra Modi’s government following his 2019 re-election

The conclusion of a two-part documentary about Indian PM Narendra Modi, focusing on the track record of his government following his re-election in 2019. A series of controversial policies has been accompanied by reports of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. Modi and his government reject any suggestion that their policies reflect any prejudice towards Muslims – but these policies have been repeatedly criticised by human rights organisations such as Amnesty International



Terry announces he is standing down as president

Terry announces he is standing down as leader of the Danebury Metal Detecting Club, prompting the other members to vie for the position. Meanwhile, Andy and Lance fall out over gold, and Becky and Sophie are forced to become partners in a pub quiz. Comedy, starring Mackenzie Crook, Gerard Horan and Toby Jones


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Fact-based drama, starring Rachel Weisz
2016 – Drama, History

Movie: Denial -

Fact-based drama about historian Deborah Lipstadt’s court battle with author David Irving after he sued her and publisher Penguin for libel over claims he was a Holocaust denier. The resulting court case puts the onus on her legal team to prove that the Holocaust did, indeed, take place. Starring Rachel Weisz, Timothy Spall and Tom Wilkinson

Tokyo Vice


Jake proves himself to Detective Katagiri

Surgeons: At the Edge of Life


The specialists at Addenbrooke’s treat a man who has serious injuries after crashing his motorbike

The specialists at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge work against the clock to treat three patients, including 33-year-old Ben who has crashed his motorcycle into a fixed metal gate. He has injuries to his chest and lungs, and several serious fractures, but needs a CT scan to rule out any hidden problems. The medics also treat single mother Jasvinder, who has sustained spinal injuries after her car left the road at 70mph, and 72-year-old Jill, who has fallen down the steps of her caravan

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