This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Friday, December 15 2017

06:00Flog It! Trade Secrets Nature - Part 1: Antiques series. Paul Martin looks at antiques inspired by the natural world. Also in HD. [S] 
06:30Island Medics 9/10. Behind the scenes at the UK's most remote hospital. There is an extra special arrival for maternity receptionist Marie - her daughter Sonja is expecting her third child. Also in HD. [S] 
07:15The Hairy Bikers Home for... ...Christmas. 9/10. Showing Off: The Hairy Bikers create mouthwatering festive dishes and get into the spirit of the season with special guest Russell Grant. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
08:00MasterChef: The Professionals 3/21. In an Invention Test, the six chefs must create their own unique dish using spices. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
09:00Victoria Derbyshire The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news. Also in HD. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories with the latest breaking news as it happens. Also in HD. [S] 
12:00Daily Politics Jo Coburn with the latest political news, interviews and debate. Also in HD. [S] 
13:00Coast 6/6. All at Sea: The Coast team head offshore to explore surprising stories of love and death, cannibalism and communist submarines, seasickness and a seafaring prince. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
14:00Terry and Mason's Great Food Trip 14/20. Salisbury: Terry and Mason taste lardy cakes in the historic 13th-century marketplace of Salisbury. Also in HD. [S] 
14:30Home Away from Home Milton Keynes & Staffordshire Families swap homes with complete strangers to travel around the UK. Families from Milton Keynes and Staffordshire swap homes. Also in HD. [S] 
15:1532 Brinkburn Street 5/5. Drama following two generations of one family. Gracie's dreams of escape with Sid come crashing down to earth, while Frank ensures that Ellie can follow her dream after all. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:00The Fifteen Billion Pound... ...Railway The Final Countdown. 2/2. Engineers must construct and fit out a new station at Paddington. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
17:05The Blue Planet 5/8. Seasonal Seas: David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans, exploring the richest waters on Earth, where the annual cycle of the sun drives an explosion of life. [AD,S] 
18:00Strictly - It Takes Two Zoe Ball presents the final one-hour Friday show live from the Strictly ballroom ahead of the grand final. The finalists chat with Zoe ahead of the biggest dance of their lives. Also in HD. [S] 
19:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Roberta Taylor and Trudie Goodwin charge around Stirlingshire. Norwegian silver catches the eye of one celebrity, while the other is influenced by the taste for gin. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Mastermind John Humphrys presents another heat of the classic quiz. Subjects are the Harry Potter novels, the Waterloo Campaign, the Battle of the Bulge and Rosalind Franklin. Also in HD. [S] 
20:30Only Connect 18/37. Detectives v Arrowheads: Quiz show presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell. The Detectives and Arrowheads return for a round two game. Also in HD. [S] 
21:00The Sweet Makers at Christmas Four modern confectioners immerse themselves in the world of their predecessors, discovering how sweet makers of old helped shape the way Christmas is celebrated. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00New: QI 8/18. Operations: Sandi Toksvig looks at operations. With Bill Bailey, Katherine Ryan, Rhod Gilbert and Alan Davies. Also in HD. [S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Kirsty Wark. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:05Expedition Volcano 2/2. Two-part documentary. Chris Jackson and his fellow geologists are heading for the volcano Nyamulagira - one of the most active yet least explored volcanoes on the planet. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
00:05The Operation that Ruined My... ...Life - Panorama. Lucy Adams meets women living with pain due to using medical mesh devices. Also in HD. [S,SL] 
00:35Hotel for Refugees Documentary following the stories of Muslim Syrian refugees as they arrive in a small town in Ireland, discovering the role that faith has played in their journey. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
01:15Blitz: The Bombs That Changed... ...Britain. 2/4. The ramifications of a bomb that fell on 6th Avenue in the city of Hull. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
02:15This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S]