This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 N Ireland on Friday, January 31 2020

03:00This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. 
06:30Antiques Road Trip 19/25. Louise Gostelow and David Harper wander into north Wales in their classic VW Beetle, on the hunt for curios, ephemera and the odd knick-knack to sell at a Liverpool auction. [S] 
07:15The Farmers' Country Showdown 19/20. Three exceptional farm managers, all critical to the day-to-day running of their farms, are nominated for the title of Farm Manager of the Year at the prestigious Farmers Weekly Awards. [S] 
08:00MasterChef: The Professionals 17/21. The first three semi-finalists battle it out for a place in the finals. They are given the opportunity to work alongside one of the UK's most exciting chefs. [S,AD,SL] 
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] 
13:00Get Away for Winter 10/15. Couples and friends search for perfect rental properties abroad. Josie and Laurence from Newcastle hope to find a perfect rental home in Lanzarote. [S,AD] 
13:45Best Dishes Ever 17/20. Recipes from some of the BBC's best-loved TV chefs. Ainsley explores perfect pairings, ingredients that always work together beautifully. [S] 
14:15Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve 5/6. This stage of Simon Reeve's journey takes him from Sri Lanka to Bangladesh. He starts in Sri Lanka, where Chinese money has helped end a 30-year war. [S,AD] 
15:15Tennis: Australian Open Highlights Sue Barker presents highlights from the second men's singles semi-final at the Australian Open, which took place earlier on Friday in Melbourne. [S] 
16:15Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve 6/6. The last leg of Simon Reeve's journey begins on the northern tip of Sumatra and takes him to the south western corner of Australia. [S,AD] 
17:15Flog It! 24/40. In County Durham, Catherine Southon uncovers a collection of glass and stoneware, and David Fletcher finds a money box in the shape of a bulldog. Paul Martin visits the Oriental Museum. [S] 
18:00Richard Osman's House of Games 70/100. Radzi Chinyanganya, Hal Cruttenden, Kerry Godliman and Ebony Rainford-Brent take on a series of quiz rounds selected by the host, quiz legend Richard Osman. [S] 
18:30Great Asian Railway Journeys In Bangkok, Michael learns how in the 19th century King Rama V introduced railways to his country. He discovers that the king's love of steam engines was inspired by Queen Victoria. [S,AD] 
19:00Saving Lives at Sea The volunteers of the RNLI race to save a fisherman from a burning boat, a man stuck in freezing mud, and a walker, who after trying to rescue her dog, now needs saving herself. [S] 
19:30Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 15/20. Actresses, models and friends Helen Flanagan and Jorgie Porter pair with experts Phil Serrell and James Braxton. They uncover an interesting tea caddy and an unusual ship's compass. [S] 
20:30Winterwatch The team reviews the extraordinary events that have taken place this week and looks back over an eventful year in the Cairngorms. [S] 
21:30New: QI 14/18. Sandi Toksvig looks at some queens with Alan Davies, Colin Lane, Sarah Millican and David Mitchell. [S] 
22:00Road to Brexit Cult favourite Matt Berry offers his unique take on Brexit in this one-off comedy special to mark the passing of the Article 50 deadline. 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] 
23:15Front Row Late 3/6. Mary Beard and guests discuss how our culture is responding to the issue of migration. How can writing and drama contribute towards an essential conversation about this topical issue? [S] 
23:55Romeo and Juliet Film Lavish retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy that sees an illicit affair between two star-crossed lovers ignite a bitter rivalry between Verona's ruling families. [2013] [S] 
01:45Britain's Killer Motorways?... ...Panorama. Reporter Richard Bilton looks at 'smart' motorways, where the hard shoulder is turned into a live lane, and asks how safe they really are. [S,SL] 
02:15Doctor Who 5/10. The Doctor and friends race to 21st-century Gloucester to stand in the way of trigger-happy space police the Judoon. But who or what are the Judoon investigating? [S,AD,SL] 
03:05This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two.