BBC Two Today Saturday 27 May 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Saturday 27 May 2023

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

Interior Design Masters with Alan Carr


The two finalists are challenged to make over two pubs in Brighton

The two finalists are challenged to make over two pubs in a busy tourist hotspot in Brighton. One designer will be transforming an award-winning gastro pub with a field to fork ethos, while the other competitor is tasked with turning a traditional pub into a fun day-to-night venue aimed at a younger clientele. Once the challenge is compete, the pair head back to the design studio where they are cross examined by Alan and the judges. Who will be crowned this year’s winner?

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Hey Duggee


A look at Roly’s first day

Hey Duggee


The friends play spot the difference



A toy dinosaur rampages through the supermarket

Shaun the Sheep


Bitzer is in charge of making sure his master’s rest is uninterrupted

Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed!


Pieface falls under the influence of a fiery chilli

Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese


Everyone is excited for the annual camping trip with Gramps

The Deep


Dolos might have a lead on finding Ant’s grandparents

Odd Squad


The mobile unit must return a blob to London

Game on Grandparents


Eliza and Vanessa go head to head with Jaiden and Sukhbi

One Zoo Three


The brothers celebrate Mother’s Day.


Current affairs reports

Blue Peter

Mwaksy goes behind the scenes of CBBC drama Silverpoint

Deadly Predators


Steve Backshall goes in search of wild and weird predators

Pooch Perfect


Sheridan Smith hosts the competition to find the nation’s best dog groomer

Dog fanatic Sheridan Smith and her fluffy co-host Stanley are on a mission to find the nation’s best professional dog groomer. Heat one sees the first four contestants working on a long-haired shih-tzu – one of the most popular breeds to grace British salons. After that they let their imaginations fly as they give four curly haired canines a teddy bear trim to parade on the dogwalk in front of their owners

Animals Behaving Badly


The animals who will stop at nothing to find a mate and raise a family

Mongoose start wars to create a diversion for sneaky mating, while macaques kidnap babies to curry favour with their rivals. These behaviours prompt Liz Bonnin to investigate the animals who will stop at nothing to find a mate and raise a family. Liz reveals the fascinating science that lies behind some extraordinary tactics. In Tanzania, she finds out that sibling rivalry can actually benefit a whole hyena clan, and on the North American plains learns how promiscuity can be the key to having healthy prairie-dog pups. However, the presenter also discovers that such tactics are often the key to survival

Family Cooking Showdown


The winning families from the heats compete for places in finals week

The play-offs sees the winning families from the heats compete for just two places in finals week. First, there’s another unprepared challenge to test their creativity in the kitchen – a surprise pick ‘n’ mix of ingredients that they all have to cook with. They are then tasked to rustle up a family meal in a bid to impress judges Angellica Bell and Tommy Banks and secure a place in finals week. On the menu in this edition is duck, Jollof rice, churros and chocolate and orange tarts

Food & Drink


The unsung heroes of the British larder

Tom Kerridge is joined by fellow chef Richard Corrigan for a discussion on the unsung and neglected produce in the British larder. The Irishman champions the cause of offal, but has his work cut out persuading Tom that kidneys are ever worth the effort, while the host tries to revive the profile of hake by cooking the fish in a button mushroom sauce. Plus, resident drinks expert Joe Wadsack brings a German red wine to the table and Fast Show star Arabella Weir gets the inside track on why a good kitchen knife should last a lifetime

Ingrid Bergman: Talking Pictures


A look at the TV appearances made over the years by the Swedish actress

A look at the TV appearances made over the years by Swedish Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman, exploring the milestones of her life and career, including her appearances in Casablanca and Spellbound. Narrated by Sylvia Syms


Romantic drama, with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
1942 – Drama, Romance

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Movie: Casablanca -

The American expat owner of a Moroccan nightclub is reunited with his old flame during the Second World War. Now married to a Czech freedom fighter, she needs his help to get them safely out of the country before they are captured by the Nazis – but the former lovers also have to wrestle the temptation to rekindle their simmering romance. Drama, with Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains and Paul Henreid

Ancient Invisible Cities


The secrets of Istanbul’s ancient palaces and aqueducts

In Turkey, Michael Scott uses 3D-scanning technology to examine the once enormous Hippodrome, which began as a stadium for chariot racing, though its foundations were later converted into a huge water cistern to supply the Emperor’s Great Palace. Michael unearths a holy well, hidden 30 feet under a carpet shop and, conversely, walks high above the city on the most sophisticated and longest aqueduct of the Roman world, finding that part of the Great Palace of Constantine is now a burnt-out shell. Along the way Michael finds time for a shave in the Sultan’s Grande Bazaar and uncovers the engineering innovations of the Suleymaniye Mosque

Flog It!


Jonathan Pratt and James Lewis are in St Albans looking for items to sell

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip


Jennie Bond and Simon McCoy embark on the treasure-hunting challenge

Hidden Treasures of the National Trust


The restoration of Paul McCartney’s childhood home in Liverpool

The curators continue their restoration of Paul McCartney’s childhood home in Liverpool, trying to track down a key section of wallpaper for the living room, and opening up a room the public has not yet seen – the bedroom where the former Beatle’s parents slept. Across town, a project is under way to catalogue and clean a vast collection of photographs discovered in a four-storey Georgian house that was once the home and studio of Edward Chambré Hardman, one of Britain’s most significant photographers

Dad’s Army


The platoon takes two prisoners

Mainwaring and his platoon have their hands full with two German prisoners and the arrival of a suspicious Polish captain, while Walker sees a way to make easy money. Comedy first broadcast in 1968, starring Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier

RHS Chelsea Flower Show


The sights and sounds of the famous horticultural event

Duran Duran at the BBC

A selection of the band’s performances on BBC shows

A celebration of appearances by the band on the BBC, with performances on The Old Grey Whistle Test, Wogan and Top of the Pops. Featuring songs including Planet Earth, Girls on Film, Hungry Like the Wolf, Rio, Is There Something I Should Know?, A View to a Kill and Ordinary World

Later… with Jools Holland


With Jessie Ware, Dave Okumu, Olivia Dean, the Waeve and Sleaford Mods

Singer-songwriter Jessie Ware performs couple of numbers from her disco-infused fifth studio album That! Feels Good!, while Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods play a track from their latest LP UK Grim. Also appearing are Dave Okumu & the 7 Generations, Olivia Dean, and the Waeve, a collaboration between Blur’s Graham Coxon and vocalist Rose Elinor Dougall. Jools chats to drummer Stewart Copeland, whose forthcoming new album Police Deranged for Orchestra sees him rework some of the biggest hits written and recorded by his band the Police

Duran Duran: A Night In

The band talk through moments that have inspired them across their career

Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor sit back to watch and talk through personally-selected clips of archive television, music shows, movies, performances, adverts and children’s shows that have inspired them across their career. The band discuss their influences from the worlds of film and art, referencing Blade Runner, Andy Warhol and Tomorrow’s World, and ranging from Barbarella to Virginia Plain and Midnight Express

Duran Duran: Radio 2 in Concert

Highlights of the band’s performance at the BBC Radio Theatre in December 2021

Highlights of the band’s performance at the BBC Radio Theatre in December 2021, featuring classic hits Hungry Like the Wolf, Notorious, Ordinary World, Planet Earth and Save a Prayer as well as music from their most recent album Future Past

Colin from Accounts


Ashley and Gordon find their relationship tested

Ashley invites her party-loving friends to Echo Park to celebrate her birthday – testing her relationship with Gordon in the process. Comedy, starring Patrick Brammall and Harriet Dyer

Papadopoulos & Sons

Comedy, starring Stephen Dillane
2012 – Comedy, Drama

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Movie: Papadopoulos & Sons -

A Greek millionaire loses everything he has in a financial crisis, leaving him with only one asset – his share in the fish and chip shop his father used to run. He is forced to return to his roots and work with his laidback brother to revive the family business. Comedy, starring Stephen Dillane, Georgia Groome and Georges Corraface

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