This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Friday, October 18 2019

03:05This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. 
06:30Money for Nothing 9/20. Sarah Moore searches for three skip-bound items she can rescue and rejuvenate. A sideboard, a chaise longue and an unusual overcoat are brought back to life. [S] 
07:15Escape to the Perfect Town 9/15. Steve Brown heads to Bideford in Devon to show his buyers some picture-perfect properties. [S,AD] 
08:00Gardeners' World Monty assesses the progress of his paradise garden at Longmeadow, while in Glasgow Frances meets a gardener whose hands-off approach to his garden has reaped rewards for wildlife. [S,SL] 
09:00BBC News at 9 The BBC News at Nine with in-depth discussion and analysis as well as breaking news. [S] 
10:00Victoria Derbyshire Original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens. [S] 
12:15Politics Live Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day. [S] 
13:00The Boss 22/25. Susan Calman hosts the quiz show of tactics, knowledge and nerve. Contestants must work as a team, but ultimately there can only be one Boss. [S] 
13:45My Life on a Plate 12/15. Chef Brian Turner takes celebrities back to their youth, using the power of food to jog colourful memories. Alistair McGowan revisits his Worcestershire childhood. [S,AD] 
14:30Emergency Rescue Down Under 13/15. Following Brits working in Australia's emergency services. A British flying doctor fights to save the life of a biker in the back of a moving ambulance racing into Sydney. [S,AD] 
15:00Heir Hunters 14/20. Series following the work of probate researchers. The search for heirs of a Romford lady reveals a link to the story that inspired the film Made in Dagenham. [S,AD] 
15:45The Wonder of Animals 9/12. Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. He reveals how dolphins can be ruthless, how pods communicate food locations, and orcas' hunting strategies. [S,AD] 
16:15Earth's Greatest Spectacles 2/3. A look at some of earth's greatest spectacles. Svalbard spends much of each year in complete darkness but when the sun reappears, the landscape turns into a rich tundra. [S,AD] 
17:15Flog It! A collection of some of the best unseen finds. The antiques experts look at a diverse range of items from a stunning art nouveau necklace to a pair of British railway lamps. [S] 
18:00Strictly It Takes Two 20/60. Celebrity superfans tell us exactly what they think about our dancing couples. [S] 
19:00Richard Osman's House of Games 10/100. Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt and Iain Stirling face their final set of general knowledge quizzes and the week's winner is crowned. [S] 
19:30Mastermind 9/30. John Humphrys hosts the classic quiz. In this programme, the specialist subjects are the Mabinogion, the life of Jacqueline du Pre, Emily Temple, and the life and works of William Gibson. [S] 
20:00Gardeners' World Monty Don plants out berried shrubs to help feed wildlife in the winter. [S] 
21:00The Name of the Rose 2/8. After a second death at the Abbey, William is determined to find a way into the library. Contains some violence and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD] 
21:50Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the... ...Lobby. Monica Galetti and Giles Coren work in Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira. The hotel overlooks an active volcano, which regularly spews ash and lava. [S,AD] 
22:00New: QI 7/18. Sandi Toksvig goes on the second part of QI's quest for knowledge with Susan Calman, Joe Lycett, Holly Walsh and Alan Davies. [S] 
22:30Newsnight The day's important national and international news stories with Kirsty Wark. [S] 
23:00Weather Weather bulletin. [S] 
23:05Even Later... with Jools... ...Holland and Mark Ronson. 1/6. Jools Holland and this week's guest host Mark Ronson are joined by Yebba, Sampa the Great, Cate Le Bon, PP Arnold and Georgia. [S] 
00:10Mark Ronson: From The Heart Mark Ronson talks from the heart about his life and musical influences. Contains strong language. [S] 
01:25Climate Change: What Can We Do?... ...- Panorama. To meet the government's emissions reductions targets, we'll need to make big changes to the way we live, travel and eat. But how much difference will these changes really make? [S,SL] 
01:55War in the Blood Intimate documentary following two patients through groundbreaking 'first in-human' trials for a treatment described as the beginning of the end of cancer. Contains some strong language. [S,AD,SL] 
03:35This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two.