This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 N Ireland on Wednesday, October 18 2017

06:00Real Lives Reunited 8/15. Moorgate & Ali Visit: Series reuniting people who were part of major news events. Survivors of the Moorgate tube disaster in 1975 thank the fireman who saved them. [S] 
06:30Money for Nothing 7/15. Junk makeover show. Sarah Moore scours the recycling centre in Witley, where she rescues three unwanted items, including a vintage lace dress. [S] 
07:15A Matter of Life and Debt 7/15. The stories of people whose lives have been transformed by a loan. This episode follows Laura as she tries to set up her own grilled cheese sandwich bar. [AD,S] 
08:00Britain Afloat The Coracle Mary-Ann Ochota finds out about the coracle, an ancient boat that can be made from twigs and a bed sheet, yet which has saved lives in desperate times. [S,SL] 
08:30Great British Menu 40/45. Northern Ireland Judging: The two remaining chefs cook their four courses for Oliver Peyton, Matthew Fort, Andi Oliver and guest judge Mansour Bahrami, tennis's greatest entertainer. [S,SL] 
09:00Victoria Derbyshire The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with 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] 
11:30Daily Politics Andrew Neil with live coverage of Prime Minister's Questions. [S] 
13:00The Code 7/25. Quiz show. Liz from Manchester attempts to crack the code. Will she do it or will it be good news for the next team with an extra ?500 added to the jackpot? [S] 
13:45Restoration Home 3/8. Pitkennedy School: Restoration of historic properties. Pitkennedy School in Angus was once the cornerstone of a community. Can a beautiful home emerge from this Victorian building? [AD,S] 
14:45Family Finders 3/15. Documentary series. Two women who were separated from their birth mothers undertake some geneology detective work and uncover new family members. [S] 
15:15Full Steam Ahead 3/6. Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn find out how railways transformed the British diet. [AD,S] 
16:15Wild Shepherdess with Kate Humble 1/3. Afghanistan: Kate Humble lives with shepherds in some of the most extreme environments on earth. In Afghanistan, she meets traditional shepherds in the remote Wakhan Corridor. [AD,S] 
17:15Flog It! Sheffield Antiques series. This episode comes from Cutlers Hall in the heart of Sheffield. Joining Paul Martin are experts James Lewis and Anita Manning. [S] 
18:00Eggheads 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. [S] 
18:30Strictly - It Takes Two Zoe Ball gives us all the news and gossip from the world of Strictly. Ian Waite delves into the latest training footage to give us in the scoop on how the couples are progressing. [S] 
19:00Further Back in Time for Dinner 1/6. 1900s: The Robshaw family travel back in time to the turn of the 20th century, to discover how the food we ate and the way we ate it helped shape the modern family. [AD,S] 
20:00Saving Lives at Sea Documentary series following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. When a dog walker spots a flare off shore, the crew race to one of the most mysterious shouts they have seen. [AD,S] 
21:00Army: Behind the New Frontlines 1/3. The Battle for Mosul: A look at the heart of the British army. The army goes to Iraq, where they have a bloody history - 179 British soldiers were killed here between 2003 and 2011. [AD,S] 
22:00The Apprentice: You're Fired 3/12. Robots: Host Rhod Gilbert is joined by a panel of experts and celebrity fans who analyse the teams' performances and meet the latest candidate to be fired. [S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Kirsty Wark. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:15Spotlight Jim Fitzpatrick meets Leo Varadkar on the eve of an EU summit that will set the direction of the Brexit talks and could have a lasting impact on Northern Ireland. [S] 
23:45Mock the Week 8/13. Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back over the week's events with the help of guests James Acaster, Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James and Ellie Taylor. Contains some strong language. [S] 
00:15Who Do You Think You Are? 10/10. Ruby Wax: Celebrity genealogy series. Ruby Wax journeys to central Europe to learn about the plight of her parents, who fled Vienna and the Nazis for America in 1938. [AD,S,SL] 
01:15Astronauts: Do You Have What It... ...Takes? 6/6. The finalists head to the Shuttle Landing Facility on Florida's Space Coast for a tough test in weightlessness, and back in London the winner is decided. [AD,S,SL] 
02:15This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S] 
06:00Real Lives Reunited 9/15. Enniskillen & Notting Hill: Series reuniting people who were part of major news events. Veterans from the first Notting Hill Carnival meet once more. [S]