This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 N Ireland on Saturday, January 20 2018

04:25This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S] 
06:10The Wonder of Animals 9/12. Dolphins: Chris Packham explores what makes animal groups successful. He reveals how dolphins can be ruthless, how pods communicate food locations, and orcas' hunting strategies. [AD,S] 
06:40Naomi's Nightmares of Nature CBBC. 13/15. Bonus Bites: Naomi Wilkinson rounds up her globetrotting travels with unseen bits from the show, including an encounter with an unlikely looking aerial assassin in South Africa. [S] 
07:10The Pets Factor CBBC. 3/10. Jabba, Lolly and Hercules: Documentary series. Jabba the Pug receives a facelift, Lolly the guinea pig goes under risky anaesthetic, and we catch up with James at his home. [S] 
07:30Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch CBBC. 5/15. The Big Food Fight: Matilda Ramsay and her family are in LA to make food and have fun. Matilda and the Ramsay bunch set up a food face-off - British versus American. [S] 
07:45Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch CBBC. 6/15. The Bollywood Party: Matilda Ramsay and her family are in LA to make food and have fun. Matilda and the Ramsay bunch learn Bollywood dance moves and cook up Indian party food. [S] 
08:00The Dengineers CBBC. Gingerbread Den: Mark and Lauren get the help of experts to design dream dens for children. The Dengineers build ten-year-old Carrie a gingerbread house den. [S] 
08:30Deadly Top 10 CBBC. 3/5. Killer Tactics: Steve Backshall counts down his ultimate top ten deadly creatures. Steve is on a mission to choose his ten favourite killer tactics. [S] 
09:00Robot Wars 2/6. Presented by Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon. The huge axe of Robot Thor, driven by Jason, a Northampton builder, clashes with father and son Will and Ian from Team Shockwave. [S] 
10:00Steve Backshall's Extreme... ...Mountain Challenge. Nature documentary. Joining up with a team of elite Italian cavers, Steve ventures deep within a tepui, inside a newly discovered cave. [AD,S] 
11:00Snow Wolf Family and Me 1/2. Documentary. Gordon Buchanan attempts to get closer to wild wolves than anyone before to discover the true nature of this feared predator. [AD,S] 
12:00Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean... ...Adventure. 3/6. The Corsican 'trinity' of meat, chestnuts and cheese forms the basis of the bikers' exploration but it is the independent spirit of the people that shines through. [AD,S] 
13:00A Vicar's Life 2/6. A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of country vicars. Revd Nicholas Lowton has come up with a plan that will bring in radical change - champing, or 'camping at church'. [AD,S] 
13:30Back to the Land with Kate Humble 3/3. The Lake District: Kate Humble helps with lambing at a fifth-generation farm which has invented the world's only wool compost, enabling them to keep their farming traditions alive. [AD,S] 
14:30Trust Me, I'm a Doctor Michael Mosley finds out if eating carbs in the evening is bad for you. GP Zoe Williams investigates a condition that leaves millions of us with painfully cold fingers. [S] 
15:00Tennis: Australian Open Highlights Kat Downes presents highlights of the third round at this year's Australian Open in Melbourne. In 2017, Roger Federer won an 18th Grand Slam title, his first since 2012. [S] 
16:30Masters Snooker Jason Mohammad introduces continued coverage from the 2018 Masters semi-final. [S] 
17:30Hugh's Wild West 3/12. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall celebrates the wildlife of the West Country and the people who care for it. In this episode, he explores the ancient woods and valleys of Dartmoor. [S] 
18:30Getaways Travel series. Mairead Ronan and Joe Lindsay travel stateside to the Big Apple, on a mission to leave Manhattan behind and see what is on offer in the other boroughs. [S] 
19:00Masters Snooker Semi-final action continues at the Masters, with the first to six frames booking his place in Sunday's final. Jason Mohammad presents live coverage from Alexandra Palace. [S] 
22:30New: QI XL 12/16. The Occult: Sandi Toksvig looks into the occult. With Aisling Bea, Russell Brand, Noel Fielding and Alan Davies. [S] 
23:15Performance Live: I Told My Mum... ...I Was Going on an RE Trip. Warm, honest drama exploring issues around abortion for young women today. Contains some strong language and upsetting scenes. [S] 
00:00Masters Snooker - Extra Jason Mohammad presents highlights from Saturday afternoon's best-of-11-frames semi-final. [S] 
02:00This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S]