This week's UK TV & radio

Congratulations on being true to the origins of web browsing. These fancy new browsers supporting web standards, such as CSS, just detract from the pure accessibility goodness of this site.

Friday : Saturday : Sunday : Monday : Tuesday : Wednesday : Thursday : Friday

Listings for BBC 2 on Wednesday, August 19 2020

02:45This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. 
06:05Animal Park 2/15. Ben and Kate compete to charm Rio the grumpy cockatoo, and there is an anxious wait as Yuki the tiger goes under the knife. Meanwhile, Jean treats the rhinos to a spa. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
06:50Call That Hard Work? 2/10. An estate agent, a street food vendor and a bee farmer swap jobs to see which is hardest. Also in HD. [S] 
07:35Meerkat Manor: Iron Lady 4/13. Flower decides it's time to move because the Whiskers have been at the same burrow for five weeks. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
08:00Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the... ...Lobby. Monica and Giles travel deep into the Scottish Highlands to join the staff living and working in the mountains at one of the UK's remotest luxury hotels. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL] 
09:00The Great British Year 3/4. Documentary series showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. Whilst the human population of Britain kicks back, summer is boom time for the animals. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
10:00BBC News Twenty-four hours a day, the latest national and international stories as they break. Also in HD. [S] 
13:00The Boss 20/20. 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. Who will walk away with the money? Also in HD. [S] 
13:45Curious Creatures 3/10. In this animal quiz show, Kate Humble, Chris Packham and Lucy Cooke take a look at all creatures great and small. Martin Hughes-Games and Lindsey Chapman are today's panellists. Also in HD. [S] 
14:15A Place to Call Home 3/12. Australian period drama. Elizabeth is disgruntled with Douglas for accepting an invitation on her behalf to attend Shabbat at Sarah's cottage. Also in HD. [S] 
15:05A to Z of TV Cooking 17/26. John Torode serves up a selection of mouthwatering dishes from some of the nation's favourite chefs, featuring recipes and ingredients linked by the letter Q. Also in HD. [S] 
15:15Incredible Medicine: Dr... ...Weston's Casebook. 3/6. Including a man who feels no pain and a woman who can smell Parkinson's disease. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
16:15World's Weirdest Events 3/8. Chris Packham explores the unexplained, the unexpected and the unidentifiable. This episode sees a man who gets drunk without touching a drop of alcohol. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
17:15Flog It! 26/40. In Yorkshire, Caroline Hawley and Nick Hall hunt for objects to take to auction. Also in HD. [S] 
18:00Richard Osman's House of Games 3/100. Ade Edmondson, Ed Gamble, Miquita Oliver and Kate Thornton continue to test their general knowledge skills. Also in HD. [S] 
18:30Meerkat Manor: There's No Place... ...Like Home. 5/13. Mozart, who was evicted from the Whiskers a month earlier, is pregnant and has been evicted again. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
19:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Pals Ricky Tomlinson and Micky Starke are joined by Catherine Southon and Margie Cooper on a road trip adventure. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Great Continental Railway Journeys In Palermo, Michael takes in the art and architecture of the futurists and feasts on a Sicilian speciality - spaghetti and sardines. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
21:00Harlots 5/8. Emily is in even more dire straits and seeks to escape Golden Square. Contains some strong language, sexual content and sexual violence. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
21:45Harlots 6/8. Having left Sir George, Charlotte is penniless and getting desperate. Contains some strong language, some sexual content and some violence. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
22:35Grand Tours of Scotland Paul Murton heads for Tiree, which boasts one of the best sunshine records in the UK. It can indeed be beautifully sunny here but it can also be extremely windy. Also in HD. [S] 
22:45Newsnight The day's important national and international news stories. With Kirsty Wark. Also in HD. [S] 
23:25Weather Weather bulletin. Also in HD. [S] 
23:30Manctopia: Billion Pound... ...Property Boom. 1/4. Documentary series meeting the people living and working in the eye of Manchester's remarkable housing boom. Also in HD. [S,AD] 
00:30Surviving the Virus: My Brother... ...& Me. Doctors and twins Chris and Xand van Tulleken's experiences through the Covid-19 pandemic have far more personal consequences than either could have imagined. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL] 
01:30The Repair Shop: Fixing Britain 14/15. Jay Blades revists three repairs - a cash register, a camera and a calculator - to show how they helped shape the modern digital world we enjoy today. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL] 
02:15Home Is Where the Art Is 8/15. Nick Knowles challenges three artists to create works to celebrate a couple's 25th wedding anniversary. Also in HD. [S,AD,SL] 
03:00This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two.