February 2021




Eating with My Ex
Documentary, Celebrity Specials: Ryan-Mark Parsons and Oskars Mim Shaikh and Destiny. Former Apprentice candidate Ryan-Mark Parsons finds out why he was fired from his relationship with ex Oskars while actor and broadcaster Mim Shaikh is served up some shocking home truths by his ex Destiny.
Tropic Thunder
Comedy, While shooting a war film the director attempts to liven up proceedings by dropping the principle actors into the middle of a real jungle claiming he is going to capture their performance with hidden cameras. The hapless group including drug-addled comedy star Jeff Portnoy and po-faced method man Kirk Lazarus are completely unaware when a series of unfortunate events leads them into the middle of a real war zone.
Weather for the Week Ahead
Weather, Detailed weather forecast.
BBC News
News, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
The Week in Parliament
Politics, BBC Parliament s programme looking back at the week in Westminster with Alicia McCarthy.
BBC News
News, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
Computers, The programme for everyone interested in the Internet and new media. Whether it s e-commerce new developments and products or gadgets and games Click looks at the tools that will revolutionise business and personal life.
The Film Review
Entertainment, Mark Kermode gives his unique take on the best and worst of the week s film and DVD releases.
BBC News
News, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
Our World
Newsmagazine, Selling the Amazon. The Amazon is the largest tropical rainforest and one of the most biodiverse places on earth. But now huge chunks of it are being sold off on social media. Reporter Joao Fellet travels deep into the Amazon to investigate the murky online world where the rainforest is for sale. Who is out to profit from deforestation. And what can be done to stop it
BBC News
News, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
The Travel Show
Travel, Mike Corey is off the coast of Tanzania exploring a coral reef that scientists say could be a game-changer for some species threatened by warming seas. We meet the Nepali Sherpas whose livelihoods on the slopes of Mount Everest have been effectively ended by the closure of the mountain for climbing and we remember our 2020 trip to northern Italy s dramatic and brutal Battle of the Oranges which happened just days before the pandemic arrived in the region.
Battlestar Galactica
Science fiction, The Eye of Jupiter. The possible discovery of the Eye of Jupiter on the algae planet leads to a standoff between the Cylons and humans.
Battlestar Galactica
Science fiction, Rapture. As a supernova threatens to destroy the algae planet the Galactica team must race to find clues to the Earth s location.
Public affairs, Rubbish Dump Britain. Fly-tipping is a national problem that is ruining towns and countryside. There are more than a million incidents each year of illegally dumped rubbish in the UK but relatively few prosecutions. Reporter Richard Bilton investigates and meets some of those who are fighting back against the fly-tippers.
Trump Takes on the World
Politics, In his first year and a half Trump falls out with some of America s oldest allies as he relentlessly pursues his America First agenda. From withdrawing from the Paris climate accord to cosying up to Vladimir Putin Trump shatters the status quo.
Entertainment, A preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two.
Soul and Beyond with Corinne Bailey Rae and Trevor Nelson
Music, Trevor Nelson and Corinne Bailey Rae reveal their ultimate soundtrack of soul with a selection of vintage and contemporary gems including The Jackson 5 Gladys Knight and tracks from Prince Mary J Blige Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.
Tom Jones 1950s: The Decade That Made Me
Documentary, In this personal journey through his formative years in South Wales in the 1950s Tom Jones takes us on a trip through the decade of his childhood and adolescence the years that shaped his ambition his talent and his tastes and that witnessed an explosion of popular culture and the sweeping aside of the old order.
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
Newsmagazine, The BBC s Breakfast programme features the latest news sport business weather and other items on a daily basis.
Saturday Kitchen Live
Cooking, Matt Tebbutt is joined by chef Georgina Hayden and a special guest. There are great moments from the BBC food archive including clips from Rick Stein Keith Floyd Nadiya Hussain Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn and drinks expert Olly Smith joins via video link to pick the wines to go with the studio dishes.
Rick Stein s Cornwall
Documentary, As Rick s Cornish odyssey comes to an end he takes a city break in Truro where he discovers an unusual ghost story and tours the magnificent cathedral. Deep in the Cornish countryside is a family passionate about offal.
Marrying Mum and Dad
Reality, Rugby. The team head to south Wales where sisters Chloe and Kelsey are planning the muddiest wedding in Marrying Mum and Dad history. There s a zorb rugby match in a 20 000 seat stadium surprise rugby superstars and mum getting launched into the air to catch the ball - spectacular
The Dengineers
Home improvement, Rugby Den. Will is 12 and loves rugby but he had to give it up in order to have chemotherapy. Will has Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and his rugby community have helped to get him through it. Being restricted to the sidelines is getting him down so he needs a rugby den to keep him in the game
Blue Peter
Variety, Gold Badge Awards. Celebrating some of the Blue Peter viewers best and bravest achievements by awarding the highest accolade that Blue Peter can give the Gold Blue Peter badge. Plus find out which celebrity is awarded this coveted award.
Deadly 60
Animals, Gabon Jungle. Steve heads to the incredible Loango National Park on the western coast of Gabon and home to some awesome Deadly predators. First up Steve heads out onto the waterways in search of the small but deadly dwarf crocodile.
Meerkat Manor
Nature, The Birds. Rocket Dog s pups get their first lesson in desert survival at the Manor the Whiskers move burrows and a power struggle breaks out between the Commandos.
Meerkat Manor
Nature, The Rovers Return. Wilson and Phillippe leave in order to look for female meerkats also hoping they can find a group that lets the two join them.
Pooch Perfect
Reality, In the semi-final the last four competitors face a breed which judge Colin Taylor is world famous for grooming the lamb-like Bedlington terrier. The groomers must also identify the parent breeds of a number of crossbreeds and a dramatic transformation takes place on the dogwalk when the dogs take the shape of completely different animals to the delight of their owners.
Around the World in 80 Gardens
House garden, South Africa. At Cape Town s famous Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens Monty sees the king protea South Africa s national plant then in the Drakensberg Mountains he sees some native flora in its natural environment. His favourite garden is a school vegetable patch in Thembisa one of Johannesburg s townships. Monty is intrigued by how gardening styles have changed here since the Dutch first settled in the 19th century.
Pride and Prejudice
Romantic comedy, Period drama based on Jane Austen s classic novel about the five husband-hunting Bennet sisters and the impact of the handsome but apparently aloof Mr Darcy on the spirited Elizabeth.
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
Educational, Spar for the Course. The new 18th hole at the mini golf course will be a tribute to musical instruments No wait an alien moon odyssey No a ride through the country Unless Muffy Buster and Binky learn to comprise they ll be stuck with another boring windmill.
Comedy, Star bar finds a new rocket to fly to the moon the ninja sushi are attacking and fearless Pete Parsnip comes face to face with some savage staplers. The cavemen mushrooms hide from the rampaging plant pots and the baby blocks have an accident.
Danger Mouse
Adventure, The Confidence Trick. The Baron steals DM s confidence and gives it to his shy daughter Delilah Von Greenback creating a dangerous criminal mastermind
Dennis Gnasher Unleashed
Adventure, Were-walter. There s a werewolf-type creature on the prowl and suspicion falls on Gnasher. Dennis has to prove his best pal s innocence as the full moon shines down on Beanotown.
MOTD Kickabout
Soccer, Football show featuring top stars from the world of sport and entertainment including star interviews from the Premier League plus fascinating facts and discussion.
The Playlist
Music, The show where viewers control the running order and different pop celebrities play the tracks that have been chosen on the CBBC website. The most-streamed A-listers the best tunes and videos.
News, News magazine keeping young viewers up to date with the latest stories and events happening at home and abroad.
Andy And The Band
Music, Too Many Cooks. Odd Sock Mimi needs help to run her café as there s a mystery reviewer Andy cooks up a storm in the kitchen but Cousin Mac s new invention may not be a recipe for success
Monster Court
Entertainment, The Case of the Farting Dad. Judge Smudge trashes the kitchen making sourdough from 1001 Dinners to Cook in Your Swamp. Meanwhile chief scientist Hacker T Dog is an expert witness in The Case of the Farting Dad.
Saturday Mash-Up
Entertainment, With Ricky Wilson. Joe and Harpz are joined by musician and artist Ricky Wilson who drops in to discuss his new CBBC series. Anne-Marie calls up for a chat and there is a big surprise for one Mash-Up viewer. There s slime in Bin It to Win It and two more celebrities take on the Scooting Stars circuit.
Max and Harvey: FOMO
Entertainment, Do you have the fear of missing out Max and Harvey bring you up to speed with all things CBBC and more
Danny and Mick
Comedy, Date to Remember. Joy has a Valentine s Day date and has ordered the boys to turn the café into a romantic restaurant. Just as they are finishing up Clive arrives he also has a date and wants some top tips. Danny and Mick are happy to help until they find out Clive s date is with Joy It s bad enough having her as a boss the boys don t want to start calling her mummy too Can they break the happy couple up before the date is over
Horrible Histories
History, Fashion Faux Pas. From the ancient Egyptians pioneering smelling good a heady mix of fat and perfume plonked on your head so that it would gradually melt throughout the day and make you smell all lovely and fragrant to Coco Chanel turning fashion for women on its head this show brings you the Horrible History of looking good. Featuring some of fashion s greatest innovations pioneers and victims we look at how the way people have dressed has had an impact on their lives.
Football Focus
Soccer, Dan Walker and guests look ahead to the weekend fixtures which include Leicester City v Arsenal and Chelsea v Manchester United.
BBC Weekend News
News, National and international news followed by weather.
Fundraiser, Tommy s. Ben and Marina Fogle present an appeal on behalf of the charity Tommy s which funds pioneering research into miscarriage stillbirth and premature birth as well as providing pregnancy health information to parents.
WA World Indoor Tour Athletics
Track field, Madrid. The fast and furious World Indoor Tour concludes as some of the world s best track and field athletes gather in Madrid. Last year at this prestigious meeting Venezuela s Yulimar Rojas broke the triple jump world indoor record with a jump of 15.43 metres and Britain s Andrew Pozzi won the 60m hurdles in time of 7.48 seconds. Commentary comes from Steve Cram and Andrew Cotter.
Money for Nothing
Reality, Upcycling entrepreneur Jay Blades is at Altrincham Recycling Centre in Greater Manchester where he s searching the boots for potential loot. Assisting Jay in his mission to rescue revamp and re-home three pieces of skip-bound trash are lighting expert Duncan McKean and furniture upcycler Chloe Kempster.
Garden Rescue
House garden, Northampton. With a budget of £5 000 Charlie Dimmock and Harry and David Rich are in Northampton to help create a garden that allows two children with limited mobility easy access to the outside.
Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors
Documentary, Lucy Worsley explores the different houses in which Jane Austen lived and stayed to discover just how much they shaped Jane s life and novels. The result is a revealing insight into one of the world s best-loved authors.
Brideshead Revisited
Drama, Middle-class Oxford student Charles Ryder becomes entranced with the rich family of his friend Lord Sebastian Flyte. When he falls for Sebastian s sister however repressed passions and archaic social mores complicate the affair.
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
The Zoo
Animals, The Big Bang. With the threat of closure looming for any enclosure that is not up to scratch the zoo s annual inspection day is serious. The animals scrub up to look their best. The penguins are polished the baboons are buffed and the tigers are tidied.
The Pets Factor
Animals, Luther City Farm and Bella. James deals with a great dane who s too boisterous for his own good. Rory has a day out of the practice to help farmer Tom with some patients who are mutton but trouble. Cat has all the right moves to help a beautiful Beagle get her bounce back.
Secret Life of Boys
Comedy drama, The Truth About Boys. Ginger shows Bonnie all the secrets she s learned from living with her cousins.
Heirs of the Night
Fantasy, Double Crossed. Alisa and her friends must find a way to escape the Redmasks. Lars and Nicu are forced to work together to find a way to stop Dracula from getting to the Knot before Alisa does.
The Dengineers
Home improvement, Marble Run Den. Ocean from Brentwood has had a tough time. His younger brother Sky died two years ago and he wants a marble run den where he can get away from it all and work towards his dream.
The Dengineers
Home improvement, Christmas Den. Astrid lives in one of the UK s most famous summer hot spots. Unfortunately for Astrid she prefers the winter and loves Christmas and wishes it could last all year. She needs a Christmas den so she can enjoy that special day year round.
So Awkward
Comedy drama, Slang Gang. Head of school council Jade comes up with the idea of a graffiti wall at school with pupils invited to express themselves on it. Martha is desperate to impress her idol Jade and she and Ollie decide to come up with a slogan promoting science.
So Awkward
Comedy drama, Girls Boys. Dressed up as boys for drama the girls get mistaken for boys by Mrs Griggs and are pushed into the boys changing room. While in there they overhear the boys gossiping.
4 O Clock Club
Sitcom, Mexico. Reiss hacks Clinton s emails and finds a secret that risks Clinton s future with Emily. Meanwhile CJ hatches a plan to escape Elsmere and Amber plots to get Isaac a pay rise.
Live: Six Nations Rugby
Rugby union, Wales v England. Gabby Logan presents live coverage of the heavyweight Six Nations clash between Wales and their old rivals England at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Former internationals Jeremy Guscott Martin Johnson and Sam Warburton join Gabby in the studio and match commentary comes from Eddie Butler Jonathan Davies and Brian Moore.
BBC Weekend News
News, National and international news followed by weather.
BBC London News
News, News sport and weather from London.
The Wall
Game show, Danny Dyer is joined by couple Rhys and Stephanie from Staffordshire as they do battle against the now infamous Wall.
Final Score
Sports talk, All the results and reports from today s football fixtures including reaction to the day s early Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham. Presented by Jason Mohammad.
Flog It
Collectibles, Highcliffe 52. The teams visit 19th-century Highcliffe Castle in Dorset which has been restored with all kinds of ingenious methods. Adam Partridge and Phillip Serrell are the experts and finds include an untouched World War II ration pack and a piece of modern design by Edward Paolozzi. Presenter Paul Martin goes to Blandford Forum Camp to find out about the remarkable work of the Royal Corps of Signals since World War I.
Interior Design Masters with Alan Carr
House garden, It s Week Four and six interior designers remain. After three tough challenges and two designers leaving last week the competition is heating up.This week the designers are tasked with transforming shop interiors. including a pet accessories shop a camera store and a kitchen equipment retailer.
Perry and Croft: Made in Britain
Comedy, Wind of Change. A look at the end of eras and the beginnings of new identities and how the situation comedies of Jimmy Perry and David Croft reflected old ideas as they faded and a new British identity as it was being forged.
My Hero: Hugh Dennis on Ronnie Barker
Documentary, Hugh Dennis explores the career of his comedy inspiration Ronnie Barker. Starting in Ronnie s childhood home Hugh follows Ronnie s path from the London stage to TV stardom. On his journey Hugh unearths original scripts penned by Ronnie himself meets people who worked with him behind the scenes and finds a fresh appreciation of one of our most unassuming comedy greats.
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
Full Steam Ahead
Documentary, The team find out how the combination of increased leisure time and affordable rail transport brought a new kind of freedom for working-class Victorians. Ruth travels along the beautiful south Devon coast from Paignton to Kingswear.
4 O Clock Club
Sitcom, Handcuffs. School parents evening has some big surprises for Reiss Magnus Henry and Mr Nunn. And Eleesha gets a driving lesson to remember from Isaac.
Horrible Histories
History, Frightful First World War. Ben Willbond Jim Howick Matthew Baynton Larry Rickard Simon Farnaby Martha Howe-Douglas. Bob Hale and Rattus Rattus guide viewers through the horrible history of 1914-18. Featuring the soldiers pilots civilians girl guides suffragettes and even kings who were all caught up in the fighting.
Horrible Histories
History, Fashion Faux Pas. From the ancient Egyptians pioneering smelling good a heady mix of fat and perfume plonked on your head so that it would gradually melt throughout the day and make you smell all lovely and fragrant to Coco Chanel turning fashion for women on its head this show brings you the Horrible History of looking good. Featuring some of fashion s greatest innovations pioneers and victims we look at how the way people have dressed has had an impact on their lives.
Odd Squad
Educational, Train of Thoughts. The Mobile Unit must solve an odd case on a moving train.
Odd Squad
Educational, Overdue. Orla is kicked off the Squad for having an overdue library book.
Entertainment, Sam and Mark are joined by Tessa McGuire aka Tessa Bear. Meanwhile Flawless provides the dance moves and Nutty Noah plays a medley of hits with his hornophone.
Danger Mouse
Adventure, Wicked Leaks. Penfold s addiction to social media helps the Baron turn all of Danger Mouse s secrets against him in a plot to deflate the planet.
Danger Mouse
Adventure, Tomorrow Never Comes. The Princess is back and erases all weekdays so that she can play on weekends forever. Danger Mouse must ruin everyone s lives by fixing the problem
Dennis Gnasher Unleashed
Adventure, Learning to Lose. JJ applies for an elite sporting school. However not realising it s miles away from Beanotown he needs to do badly in the sporting assessment to get out of it.
Dennis Gnasher Unleashed
Adventure, Eco Worriers. Dennis and the gang take on the power of WilburCorp to stop Walter s new line of collectable toys ruining the Beanotown environment with all its wasteful plastic packaging.
Scooby-Doo Moon Monster Madness
Comedy, Scooby-Doo and the gang win five seats on a billionaire s brand new space shuttle and have to unravel a mystery when aliens attack their ship.
Dramaserie, Can Jan make the ultimate sacrifice to save her son Faith and Lev do everything they can to keep their marriage together and Connie interferes in Grace s love life.
Line of Duty
Crime drama, Following the violent attack she suffered in prison Lindsay is granted special dispensation to visit her dying mother. Meanwhile Deputy Chief Constable Dryden shrugs off allegations about his relationship with Lindsay.
BBC Weekend News
News, National and international news followed by weather.
Match of the Day
Soccer, Gary Lineker presents highlights of Saturday s Premier League fixtures. Manchester City hosted West Ham in the lunchtime kick-off looking for three points to further their bid to regain the title. However the Hammers are enjoying an excellent season and ended a run of 10 straight defeats against City back in October. Elsewhere Leeds welcome Aston Villa to Elland Road in a match that pits two the of the season s most entertaining sides against each other.
Drama, After his 27-year imprisonment and subsequent election as President of South Africa Nelson Mandela faces the task of unifying a country divided by race. Only months since the end of Apartheid divisions still exist between the country s whites and blacks something Mandela notices during an international rugby match. Realising black supporters cheer on the opposing side when their white Springboks take to the field.
Dad s Army
Sitcom, Shooting Pains. The crew use their rifles and their wits to compete for the honour of guarding a VIP.
Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland
Comedy, A look at the life and influences of Billy Connolly featuring Eddie Izzard Ross Noble Micky Flanagan Lord Grade Tracey Ullman AL Kennedy Val McDermid Sharleen Spiteri and Eddi Reader showing a true reflection of his far influence.
Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland
Comedy, Billy goes back to the Scotland of his childhood where he reveals that knitted woolly swimming trunks were not a figment of his imagination. Featuring personal accounts and interviews from famous faces in Billy s life.
Apocalypse Now
War, In Vietnam in 1970 Captain Willard takes a perilous and increasingly hallucinatory journey upriver to find and terminate Colonel Kurtz a once-promising officer who has reportedly gone completely mad. In the company of a Navy patrol boat filled with street-smart kids a surfing-obsessed Air Cavalry officer and a crazed freelance photographer Willard travels further and further into the heart of darkness.
Himalaya With Michael Palin
Travel, Leaping Tigers Naked Nagas. Following the Yangtze along Tiger Leaping Gorge into Yunnan in China Palin reaches the easternmost end of the Himalayas. He gets a medical check-up before exploring medieval Lijiang with the director of the local orchestra. Heading over Myanmar to Nagaland in India he rides the steam train to Tipong Coalmine. In Assam he rides an elephant and then stays in a strange monastery.
Man in Room 301
Thriller, Letter. Risto and Seppo Kurtti receive a threatening letter that takes them 12 years ago to a nightmare. In 2007 Kurt s family gathered at a summer cottage to celebrate Midsummer.
Man in Room 301
Thriller, Midsummer. Risto receives a new threat message on holiday in Greece. An unknown young couple Leo and Niina take Kalle to climb and Seppo meets Elias father.
Documentary, Neil Oliver heads for Scandinavia to reveal the truth behind the legend of the Vikings. In the first programme Neil begins by discovering the mysterious world of the Vikings prehistoric ancestors. The remains of weapon-filled war boats long-haired Bronze Age farmers and a Swedish site of a royal palace and gruesome pagan ritual conjure up an ancient past from which the Viking Age was to suddenly erupt.
Top of the Pops
Music, 6 September 1990. Jakki Brambles presents the pop chart programme first broadcast on 6 September 1990 and featuring Adamski Mariah Carey and The Farm.
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