BBC Two Today Saturday 25 March 2023

9 Min Read
This is our Generic Classic TV Image
This is our Generic Classic TV Image

What’s On BBC Two Today Saturday 25 March 2023

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

Hey Duggee


The squirrels decide to start a radio show

Hey Duggee


The squirrels learn what opposites are



Pumpkin tries to make friends with Supertato

Shaun the Sheep


Bitzer babysits Timmy

Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed!


Miss Mistry and Mrs Creecher clash

Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese


The kids find a treasure map

The Football Academy


Sixteen-year-old Tyler scores a hat-trick for the U-23s

The Dengineers


Emily from the Highlands needs space for crotcheting

Operation Ouch!


The doctors put the acoustic reflex to the test


Current affairs reports

Blue Peter

With Cam, Aaron and Tyler from One Zoo Three

Deadly Pole to Pole


What makes reptiles cold-blooded killers

Queen of Katwe

Drama, starring David Oyelowo
2016 – Drama

Movie: Queen of Katwe -

In Kampala, Uganda, young Phiona finds surprising distraction from her life grafting in the Katwe slum when she is introduced to chess by youth worker Robert, and proves to be talented at it. Drama, starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o and Madina Nalwanga

Celebrity Best Home Cook


The remaining seven celebrity home cooks are put through their paces once more

The remaining seven celebrity home cooks are put through their paces once more. First, Mary Berry challenges the contestants to make their ultimate burger and chips, before Chris Bavin reveals frozen peas as the secret ingredient that the celebrities must make the star of the dish for his rustle up challenge on day two. The three judges must then decide who will be cooking again in this week’s eliminator challenge, following one of Angela’s toughest recipes to date

The A to Z of TV Cooking


Dishes linked by the letter Q

John Torode continues his alphabetical journey, this time looking at dishes linked by the letter Q. The Little Paris Kitchen’s Rachel Khoo cooks quiche Lorraine and Raymond Blanc demonstrates how to make a quail egg ravioli

The Tommy Steele Story

Biopic, starring Tommy Steele as himself
1957 – Music, Drama

Jesus Christ Superstar

Musical, starring Ted Neeley
1973 – Music, History, Drama

Movie: Jesus Christ Superstar - 1957

Musical following the last days in the life of Jesus Christ, seen from the perspective of the disciple Judas, who is gradually tempted into betraying his friend and sending him to his death. Based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber stage show and starring Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman and Barry Dennan

Live Women’s Six Nations

England v Scotland (Kick-off 4.45pm)

England v Scotland (Kick-off 4.45pm). All the action from both teams’ opening match of the championship, held at Kingston Park in Newcastle. England won the Grand Slam last year and went on to narrowly miss out on lifting the World Cup after a defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the final. In contrast, Scotland will be looking to make considerable improvements after losing all of their matches in last year’s Six Nations

The MI5 Spy and the IRA: Operation Chiffon

An undercover MI5 officer who encouraged the IRA to end its violent campaign

Award-winning journalist Peter Taylor reveals the extraordinary story of how a former undercover MI5 officer put his life and career on the line to encourage the IRA to end its violent campaign and embrace politics. The former MI5 officer, simply known as Robert, ran the top-secret back channel of communications between the UK government and the leadership of the IRA. What Robert did has been a closely guarded secret for three decades and was the key link in the chain that led to the Good Friday Agreement

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip


AJ and Curtis Pritchard travel through Scotland in pursuit of antiques

Dancing siblings AJ and Curtis Pritchard go toe to toe in a bid to win this competition. As they take to the roads of the west of Scotland, from Glasgow down to Ayrshire, they are partnered with porcelain experts Serhat Ahmet and Irita Marriot. Along the way, Strictly star AJ learns to ceilidh dance in Glasgow’s oldest dancehall, while Curtis swaps the Love Island hot tub for one of Scotland’s last public heated outdoor swimming pools

Open All Hours: A Celebration

The enduring appeal of the classic comedy

A documentary looking at the enduring appeal of the classic comedy, following the cast and crew as they returned to film a Christmas special at Arkwright’s original shop in Doncaster, South Yorkshire – with scenes also fine-tuned at MediaCity in Salford. The programme includes interviews on set, including the thoughts of David Jason, Lynda Baron and writer Roy Clarke, and captures the communal excitement as the show returns to town for the first time in 28 years

Open All Hours


The milkwoman makes a pass at Granville

Granville struggles to find some privacy when the milkwoman makes a pass at him, so nurse Gladys Emmanuel steps in by persuading Arkwright to take her to a hotel. Comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason Granville First broadcast in March 1981

Andrew Lloyd Webber at the BBC

The composer takes a nostalgic journey through the BBC archives

To mark his 75th birthday, the composer takes a nostalgic journey through the BBC archives, looking back on a collection some of his biggest and best-loved songs, with performances by stars like Barbra Streisand, Elaine Paige, Diana Ross, Michael Ball and Michael Crawford. Andrew also shares stories from behind scenes of his most popular works, shedding light on how he knew Madonna would perform Evita years before she did, how the cast of Starlight Express ended up on roller-skates, and how Jason Donovan and his Technicolour Dream Coat had a new generation falling in love with musical theatre

Memories: Andrew Lloyd Webber – Imagine

Alan Yentob chats to the composer

Having reigned over musical theatre for nearly five decades, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music has delighted millions worldwide in hit shows like Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats and Aspects of Love. In this programme, the composer chats to Alan Yentob about his autobiography Unmasked, a candid and confessional account of his early life and career up to the opening of The Phantom of the Opera in 1986

Elaine Paige at the BBC

Archive performances by the West End star

One of Britain’s biggest and most enduring star of musical theatre, Elaine Paige has enjoyed success for more than four decades in the West End, on Broadway and on TV, radio and in the pop charts. This selection of some of her best-loved songs and finest performances on the BBC features Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, Memory, and I Know Him So Well. There are also rarely seen archive gems from the earliest days of Elaine’s career, and her own interpretations of many musical masterpieces from shows like Chess and Anything Goes


Drama, starring Ah-in Yoo
2018 –

Writer Jongsu crosses paths with Shin Hae-mi, a young woman who used to live in the same neighbourhood. After returning from a trip to Africa, she introduces Ben, a guy she met there, who raises Jongsu’s suspicions. Director Lee Chang-dong’s drama inspired by Haruki Murakami’s short story Barn Burning, starring Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun and Jong-seo Jun. In Korean

This Is BBC Two

Preview of upcoming programmes


Share this Article