This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Wednesday, September 26 2018

06:00Greta Garbo, The World's Most... ...Photographed. Series looking at photographs of ten icons. This edition reveals the extraordinary game of cat and mouse played out between Greta Garbo and the camera. [S] 
06:30A1: Britain's Longest Road Documentary series following the people who work on the A1. Freezing temperatures turn an A1 slip road into a skating rink. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
07:15Chase the Case 7/20. Strategy game show hosted by Dan Walker. Five players compete to win the case containing the most cash. Also in HD. [S] 
08:00Great British Menu North East - Main: Creative culinary competition. One chef dedicates his dish to the air ambulance staff who saved the life of his fiance. Also in HD. [S,SL] 
08:30The Farmers' Country Showdown 13/20. Ploughing: Farmers show the skill and passion needed to do well in a top ploughing competition. Also in HD. [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] 
12:00Politics Live Jo Coburn presents live coverage of Jeremy Corbyn's leader's speech from the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Also in HD. [S] 
13:45Italy Unpacked 1/3. From the Stones to the Stars: Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore the culture and cuisine of Italy's east coast, visiting Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
14:45Who Do You Think You Are? 1/10. Paul Hollywood: Celebrity genealogy series. Baker Paul Hollywood finds out about his grandfather's experiences in World War II, serving as an anti-aircraft gunner. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
15:45Life in the Air 3/3. Crowded Skies: Exploring how animals effortlessly beat gravity, including a creature that creates sound out of thin air with the world's fastest courtship display. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:45Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers. Also in HD. [S] 
17:15Flog It! Reading Paul Martin presents from Reading in Berkshire. Anita Manning and David Harper come across a large Victorian gold and garnet pendant and a 1930s toy aeroplane. Also in HD. [S] 
18:00Letterbox Gameshow hosted by Mel Giedroyc. Contestants go head to head to crack a series of passwords in an attempt to take home ?2,500 in cash. Also in HD. [S] 
18:30Strictly: It Takes Two Zoe Ball presents all the backstage gossip and exclusive news. Ian Waite waves his sparkly wand in Waite's Warm Up, giving us his thoughts on the couples' training progress. Also in HD. [S] 
19:00Sam and Shauna's Big Cookout 3/4. Hengoed: Chefs Sam and Shauna create huge outdoor feasts. Here, they visit Cefn Hengoed to celebrate the achievements of the Cefn Hengoed Majestics, a marching jazz band. Also in HD. [S] 
19:30Great British Menu North West - Main: Creative culinary competition. Liam meets his personal hero, Nola Ishmael OBE, who became the UK's first ever black director of nursing. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Trust Me, I'm a Doctor Michael Mosley finds out whether singing can boost feel-good chemicals in the brain and Dr Zoe Williams discovers why music could help people with dementia. Also in HD. [S] 
20:30Upstart Crow 5/6. The Most Unkindest Cut of All: Shakespearean sitcom. Will writes a new play about Julius Caesar and the players indulge in some backstage backstabbing. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
21:00Trust 3/10. La Dolce Vita: J Paul Getty's refusal to pay his grandson's captors has unforeseen consequences in Italy. Contains strong language, some sexual content and some violence. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00Motherland 5/6. Sitcom. Anne's new car propels her into the limelight as the mums try to get in on her new car pool. Kevin acts as Amanda's confidant. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,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. 
23:15Today at Conference: Labour Jo Coburn presents highlights of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Also in HD. [S] 
23:45No Activity 5/6. The American: Comedy series. Stokes has to go back to the station for a chat about the shooting incident, so Hendy is joined in the car by an American detective. Also in HD. [S] 
00:10No Activity 6/6. The Coffee Raid: After weeks of stakeouts, the operation is almost done. Also in HD. [S] 
00:35DIY SOS: Grenfell 2/2. Community Centre: Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team attempt to build a two-storey flexible-use centre that can be used by the Grenfell community however it decides. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
01:35Horizon: A Week Without Lying -... ...The Honesty Experiment. Investigative documentary. Scientists use new technology on three British contributors to discover what our world would look like if we couldn't lie. Also in HD. [S,SL] 
02:35This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S] 
06:00Books That Made Britain East Anglia The Scene of the Crime: Martha Kearney investigates why the East Anglian landscape has caught the imagination of so many authors, among them PD James and Nicci French. Also in HD. [S]