This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Thursday, August 16 2018

06:00An Island Parish: Sark Winter 4/6. The Wheel Has Come Full Circle: The community is busy preparing for Easter - the beginning of Sark's tourist season. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
06:30Animal Park Summer Special 8/15. The gorilla team are forced to call in the vets for Alfie when it seems an abscess could signify something more sinister. But how do you sedate a 150kg gorilla? Also in HD. [S] 
07:15Impossible 13/25. Game show in which players score points by answering questions correctly while avoiding the impossible answers. Also in HD. [S] 
08:00Inventing the Impossible: The... ...Big Life Fix. 1/4. Inventors try to help a disabled man who dreams of snowboarding. 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] 
12:00Coast 10/24. The Workers' Coast 1: Coast celebrates the stories of the workers from around our shores. Also in HD. [S] 
12:15The Maggie Film Ealing Studios comedy drama starring Paul Douglas and Alex Mackenzie about the culture clash between a hard-nosed American financier and a crafty Scottish sea captain. Also in HD. [B&W, 1954] [S] 
13:45Building Dream Homes 2/15. Architect Chris Loyn gets to grips with an upside-down house near Cardiff, while Laurence Bowen and Paul Robinson work with a family in Winchester. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
14:1524 Hours in the Past 4/4. Living history series with Fi Glover. Six celebrities work in four Victorian workplaces. The six celebrities spend their final 24 hours in the workhouse. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
15:15Nature's Weirdest Events Chris Packham delves into the world of weird. Chris examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia and finds out what poisoned a scientist on a jungle expedition. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:15Oceans: Atlantic Ocean 4/8. The team makes a dangerous dive into a 'black hole' in the Atlantic Ocean to discover how different earth's earliest oceans were 3.5 billion years ago. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
17:15Antiques Road Trip 19/20. Antiques challenge. Catherine Southon and Raj Bisram are headed to the land of bakewell tarts and strong blue cheese in beautiful Derbyshire. Also in HD. [S] 
18:00Celebrity Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts a special celebrity edition of the quiz. Can a team of authors, poets and illustrators triumph over the general knowledge goliaths? Also in HD. [S] 
18:45The Repair Shop Upholsterer Sonnaz Nooranvary takes on a real labour of love, a battered but beloved armchair that holds treasured memories of owner Michelle's grandfather. Also in HD. [S] 
19:30Great British Menu North East - Dessert: Creative culinary competition. One chef hopes to transform a childhood comfort classic into a show-stopping dessert. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Inventing the Impossible: The... ...Big Life Fix. 4/4. A team of inventors help a boy with Tourette's who wants to control his tics and a paralysed man who wants more independence. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
21:00Searching for Mum: Sri Lanka 1/2. Following two women, who were both adopted as babies, as they return to Sri Lanka to try and find their birth families. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00Quacks 5/6. The Bishop's Appendix: For the first time since losing his wife, John falls in love. Contains adult humour. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines, with Kristy Wark. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:15Hospital 5/6. The day-to-day realities facing the NHS. This episode looks at pioneering treatments for some of the oldest and youngest patients in the hospital. Also in HD. [S] 
00:15Who Do You Think You Are? 6/8. Marvin Humes: Marvin Humes looks at his Jamaican and his English heritage. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
01:15Searching for Shergar Documentary in which Alison Millar sets out to unearth the secrets behind the mystery of Shergar's disappearance in 1983, at the height of the Troubles. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
02:15This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S] 
06:00An Island Parish: Sark Winter 5/6. If You Want Something Doing...: The volunteer culture is strong on Sark and extends to the emergency services. Also in HD. [AD,S]