This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Tuesday, January 29 2019

06:00Island Medics 10/10. Behind the scenes at the UK's most remote hospital. An able seaman is referred by his ship's doctor, barely able to breathe. A migraine sufferer has worrying new symptoms. Also in HD. [S] 
06:30Wanted Down Under McDonald Families are given a look at life in Australia or New Zealand. Paul McDonald has a dream to move to Australia, but his wife Christine loves her life in north east England. Also in HD. [S] 
07:15The Farmers' Country Showdown 16/20. Sheep: The Kent County Show's sheep competition sees luxury sheep breeder Renee and farmers Ed and Gemma take to the ring. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
08:00MasterChef: The Professionals 20/21. The chefs must create a dish which draws inspiration from a place that is special to them. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
09:00BBC News at 9 The latest headlines, breaking news and sport from the BBC newsroom. Also in HD. [S] 
10:00Victoria 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] 
12:15Politics Live Jo Coburn presents the big political issues of the day. Also in HD. [S] 
13:00A Very British Renaissance 2/3. The Elizabethan Code: Documentary series. Dr James Fox examines the Elizabethans' love of codes and complexity, and the cultural revolution sparked by an age of exploration. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
14:00Who Do You Think You Are? 1/10. Charles Dance: Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Charles Dance explores his family history and is determined to learn about his dad, who died when Charles was four. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
15:00A Place to Call Home 2/22. Fallout: Australian period drama. Sarah finds Leah and persuades her to return home to see her uncle, but this episode has reawakened her sense of her adopted religion. Also in HD. [S] 
15:50Nick Baker's Wild West 2/3. River Valleys: Wildlife documentary series where Nick Baker explores the south west of England. Naturalist Nick explores the steep-sided river valleys of Devon and Cornwall. Also in HD. [S] 
16:25The Unnatural History of London 14/14. A portrait of London's secret wildlife, from local badgers and foxes to more exotic species like pelicans and seals. Also in HD. [S] 
17:15Flog It! Muncaster Castle Antiques series. Paul Martin presents from Muncaster Castle in Cumbria and delves into the Lake District's bobbin industry. Also in HD. [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. Also in HD. [S] 
18:30Great Canadian Railway Journeys 12/15. Portage La Prairie to Watrous: Michael learns how a middle-class Brit transformed himself into an 'indigenous' naturalist. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
19:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Michelle Ackerley and Russell Grant chum up with Roo Irvine and Phil Serrell for an antiques jolly on the hottest days of the summer. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Winterwatch 2019 Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke host from the Cairngorms. And there is a look at how Britain's wildlife is faring across the country. Also in HD. [S] 
21:00Icons: The Greatest Person of... ...the 20th Century. 7/8. Artists & Writers: Exploring the lives of Pablo Picasso, Virginia Woolf, Alfred Hitchcock and Andy Warhol. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00Mock the Week 8/13. Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on another week's worth of news in the company of guests Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Milton Jones and Deborah Frances-White. Also in HD. [S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:15The Prosecutors: Prisons, Drugs... ...and Drones. 1/2. Following the prosecution of a gang that uses drones to deliver drugs to people in prison. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
00:15The Prosecutors: Modern Day... ...Slavery. 2/2. Prosecutors tackle a criminal network exploiting child labour in high street nail bars. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
01:15Nile: Earth's Great Rivers 2/3. A look at the astonishing wildlife, landscapes and people of the Nile. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
02:15The Farmers' Country Showdown 7/20. Sausage and Herbs: Pig farmer Keith and herb grower Peter battle it out at the Blackheath Farmers' Market. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
03:00This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S] 
06:00Heir Hunters 18/20. Series following the work of probate researchers as they search for heirs of people who have died without a will. Also in HD. [S]