BBC Two Today Tuesday 28 March 2023

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What’s On BBC Two Today Tuesday 28 March 2023

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

Walks of Life


JB Gill searches for hidden gems amongst Edinburgh’s more familiar tourist sites

Bargain Hunt


Charlie Ross presents the show from Oswestry in Shropshire

Secrets of the Jurassic Dinosaurs


The team unearths the remains of fearsome Jurassic predators

Part two of two. Liz Bonnin joins the palaeontologists as they unearth the remains of fearsome Jurassic predators, with the team considering if the site was a dinosaur hunting ground. They try to figure out if these predators were involved in the deaths of supersized beasts like the diplodocus buried at the site, helping to reveal why so many dinosaurs came here, and what killed them in such great numbers 150 million years ago


Jacqui Joseph appeals on behalf of Marie Curie

BBC News at 9

BBC News

The latest national and international stories

Politics Live

The latest stories from Westminster and beyond

The Super League Show

Action from the sixth round of fixtures



Quiz, hosted by Jeremy Vine

Hairy Bikers: Pies & Pasties


Dave Myers and Si King prepare pies and pasties

The food enthusiasts cook traditional pasties at Geevor Tin Mine in Cornwall, then head northwards to Melton Mowbray, where they try their hand at making pork pies. The duo’s trip ends on the banks of the River Deveron in Scotland, where they cook salmon coulibiac – a whole fish stuffed with prawns wrapped in filo pastry – for Highland dancers and pipers

Celebrity Painting Challenge


The VIP artists tackle landscapes

Mariella Frostrup presents the second round, which sees Jane Seymour, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Phil Tufnell, Amber Le Bon, Josie D’Arby and George Shelley tackle landscapes. However, for their first task they have to put down their paint brushes and dabble in the digital world instead, a medium not all the VIPs are comfortable with using. They are soon back on more familiar ground as they paint a cityscape of London, with comic Russell Kane popping by to help judge the results

My Unique B&B


Creating a unique B&B with a celestial theme in Devon

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes


Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin go to Norway in search of four extraordinary homes

Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin head to Norway to discover four extraordinary homes in a country where architecture is influenced by incredible landscapes and the extreme climate. Properties include Vega Cottage, on Vega Island, 600km north of Oslo near the Arctic Circle, a truly remote family retreat delicately perched on rocks and overlooking the beach

Flog It!


From the Blickling estate in Norfolk

Richard Osman’s House of Games


Lucy Beaumont, Shazia Mirza, Joe Thomas and Jake Wood test their skills

Coast to Coast Food Festival


Edith Bowman and Colin Murray explore the food of Anstruther

Edith Bowman takes Colin Murray on a food adventure in her home town of Anstruther. As well as its famous fish and chips, they discover how artisan bread is being made for the community. Briony May Williams bags bargains hunting for yellow stickers in the supermarket, Suzie Lee reveals how Greek-style yoghurt is made in Co Down and Onkar Singh Purewal discovers Swansea’s community garden produce

Your Home Made Perfect


Lizzie Fraher and Julian McIntosh compete to remodel a London home

Jacqueline and her husband Alex were about to remodel their two-bed London terrace, but tragically, Alex fell ill and died. Three years since his death, Jacqueline has resolved to finish what they started, supported by her 22-year-old son Jamie. Jacqueline and Jamie share the family home, but both long for some privacy. However, the problem is that the terrace has just one reception room on the ground floor. Jacqueline and Jamie are handing over control to competing architects Lizzie Fraher and Julian McIntosh. Lizzie has plenty of experience in unlocking the possibilities in residential projects, while Julian loves the creative challenge inherent in modest budgets. Presented by Angela Scanlon

Great British Menu: The Finals


The eight regional champions cook their fish courses

The eight regional champions cook their fish courses to win a place on the menu of a banquet celebrating animation and illustration. Guest judging is animator and co-founder of Aardman Animations, Peter Lord OBE, who joins the panel of food critics – Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, restaurateur Nisha Katona and food podcast host and comedian Ed Gamble – as they choose the banquet’s fish course

Murder in Mayfair

The murder of Norwegian student Martine Vik Magnussen in 2008

Reporter Nawal Al-Maghafi investigates the murder of Norwegian student Martine Vik Magnussen in 2008, who was killed in a flat near Mayfair after a night out. Al-Maghafi seeks answers from the only suspect, Farouk Abdulhak, the son of a Yemeni billionaire who, hours after Magnussen’s death fled the UK to Yemen, and uncovering how money, political power and Yemeni law protected Farouk once he absconded to Yemen, which has no extradition treaty with the UK

Live at the Apollo


Darren Harriott introduces Jessica Fostekew and Stephen Bailey

Darren Harriott hosts the show recorded before a packed house at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, warming up the audience and then introducing stand-up performances by Jessica Fostekew and Stephen Bailey


Presented by Victoria Derbyshire


Inside Taiwan: Standing up to China

In Taiwan, Jane Corbin investigates a story with widespread ramifications

Jane Corbin travels to Taiwan to take viewers inside a story that has ramifications for all of us. In the process, she reveals China’s ‘playbook’ as its desire to “reunify the motherland” becomes ever clearer, and it could drag the world into a dangerous confrontation

Between the Covers


With Mel Giedroyc, Sophie Duker, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Nigel Havers

Sara Cox is joined by TV presenter and actress Mel Giedroyc, comedian Sophie Duker, chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and actor Nigel Havers, who champion their favourite books. The guests also review this week’s two book club choices, which are Weyward by Emilia Hart, and Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov

Great Australian Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo travels by rail from Kuranda to Townsville

Michael Portillo travels by rail through Queensland from Kuranda to Townsville, marvelling at the engineering expertise of a railway line built in the 1890s. He also visits a plantation where he learns how to harvest sugar cane and ventures into the hinterland, where he braves a crocodile safari

Rip Off Britain: Holidays


The double booking nightmare that put a real dampener on the holidays of two families

Angela Rippon, Julia Somerville and Gloria Hunniford report on the double booking nightmare that put a real dampener on the holidays of two families. Plus, the driver whose whose car was left damaged by an airport meet-and-greet service

Make It at Market


Dom Chinea helps a digital embroiderer and a woodworker

Amanda & Alan’s Italian Job


The pair set about transforming the scruffy courtyard into a Mediterranean oasis

Amanda Holden and Alan Carr transform the courtyard into a Mediterranean oasis. To brush up on their botany, the pair visit the magnificent gardens of one of Sicily’s biggest wine producers, where they help out with the grape harvest. Keen to create an authentic Sicilian design, Alan explores Sciacca’s famous ceramic scene and gets arty painting Moor Heads. He also enlists the help of two baroque-style painters to bring a touch of the island’s rich history with a surprise courtyard centrepiece. Amanda repairs the old courtyard walls, which turns out to be a far bigger job than anticipated

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