This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Monday, October 28 2019

06:00Money for Nothing 15/20. Jay Blades is in Altrincham in search of skip-bound castoffs he can rework and repurpose. A bookcase, some dining chairs and a plant stand are brought back to life. [S] 
06:45Escape to the Perfect Town 15/15. Jonnie Irwin serves up some winning houses in Shaftesbury in Dorset. [S,AD] 
07:30Saving Lives at Sea 8/10. The RNLI volunteers race to the rescue of a huge cargo ship aground on a sandbank, a kayaker who has set off an emergency beacon, and a horse in danger of drowning in a river. [S,AD,SL] 
08:30The Week in Parliament Highlights of the week's proceedings in Parliament. [S] 
09:00BBC News at 9 The latest headlines, breaking news and sport from the BBC newsroom. [S] 
10:00Victoria Derbyshire With original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and the latest breaking news, Victoria Derbyshire presents the BBC's morning news and current affairs programme. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens. [S] 
12:15Politics Live Jo Coburn and guests discuss the big political issues of the day. [S] 
13:00Yes Chef Cooking competition in which professional chefs select an amateur partner to work with in the final. Michelin-starred chef Galton Blackiston makes his decision. [S] 
13:45Heir Hunters 20/20. Series following the work of probate researchers. The heir hunters are on the case of a Cambridgeshire man who was a legend in the sport of tug of war. [S,AD] 
14:30The Bear Family and Me 1/3. Series following wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan as he spends a year with a family of wild black bears. Before he can start filming, Gordon must earn the bears' trust. [S,AD] 
15:30The Bear Family and Me 2/3. Series following wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan as he spends a year with a family of wild black bears. Gordon discovers that Hope has been abandoned by her mother. [S,AD] 
16:30Celebrity Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts a celebrity edition of the quiz. Can a team of antiques experts - David Harper, Gary Pe, Raj Bisram, Danny Sebastian and Caroline Hawley - beat the Eggheads? [S] 
17:15Make Me a Dealer 16/20. Paul Martin teaches two antiques lovers the tricks of the trade and turns them into successful antiques dealers. Today, in Exeter, former DJ Tricia takes on teacher Phil. [S] 
18:00Richard Osman's House of Games 16/100. Dev Griffin, Alex Horne, Debbie McGee and June Sarpong test their general knowledge skills on this week's House of Games. [S] 
18:30Strictly It Takes Two 26/60. Rylan Clark-Neal chats exclusively to the latest couple to leave the competition. And there are exclusive interviews with the remaining couples and plenty of backstage gossip. [S] 
19:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Actors David Bradley and Nigel Harman head out on the highways from Oxfordshire to Somerset in search of antique goodies. [S] 
20:00Only Connect 8/28. Victoria Coren Mitchell hosts the quiz where knowledge will only take you so far. A team of George Orwell fans take on three gin drinkers in the last of the opening heats. [S] 
20:30University Challenge 14/37. It is the last of the first-round matches and the students of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, fight it out against Downing College, Cambridge. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. [S] 
21:00Who Are You Calling Fat? 1/2. Nine people who live with obesity, or who choose to call themselves fat, move in together to explore what it means to be larger bodied in Britain today. Contains some strong language. [S] 
22:00Motherland 4/6. Julia goes trick or treating in an attempt to meet a celebrity neighbour. Contains some strong language. [S,AD] 
22:30Newsnight The day's important national and international news stories with Emily Maitlis. [S] 
23:10Weather Weather bulletin. [S] 
23:15The Americas with Simon Reeve 3/5. In the third leg of his journey, Simon Reeve is in the United States, travelling down the length of California. [S,AD] 
00:15The Cameron Years 1/2. The events that led David Cameron to call, and lose, the 2016 EU referendum, and the seismic impact of that fateful decision on our political landscape. [S,AD,SL] 
01:15When Mary Beard Met Margaret... ...Atwood. Mary Beard talks to novelist Margaret Atwood about her career and her sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. [S,SL] 
01:55Countryfile In the Forest of Dean, Matt Baker is on the hunt for the elusive adder, while Margherita Taylor meets a local brass band and visits Puzzlewood. [S,SL] 
02:50This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two.