This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 N Ireland on Tuesday, August 27 2019

02:55This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. 
06:30Bargain Hunt Today's reds and blues are bargain hunting in Lincolnshire with the help of experts Nick Hall and Gary Pe, while Charlie Ross learns about the rules on finding treasure. [S,AD] 
07:15A Matter of Life and Debt 6/10. A concerned mum raises almost a million pounds to set up the UK's largest indoor skate park after her son was violently attacked in the street. [S] 
08:00Defenders UK 10/15. Enforcement officers investigate an explosion that has killed two brothers, a dog attack and crash-for-cash insurance scams. [S,SL] 
08:30Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone... ...Fishing. 2/6. Paul and Bob brave the wild lakes of Essex in search of the mighty carp. [S,AD,SL] 
09:00BBC News at 9 The BBC News at Nine with in-depth discussion and analysis as well as breaking news. [S] 
10:00Victoria Derbyshire Original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens. [S] 
13:00Curious 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. [S] 
13:30Home Away From Home Families from Staines and Norfolk put their homes and lifestyles to the test as they exchange properties with complete strangers. [S] 
14:15Heir Hunters 7/20. Michael Buerk and the Heir Hunters take on the case of John Powney who left a vast record collection, while the team are sent on the wrong path in Alan John Lewis's case. [S] 
15:00Emergency Rescue Down Under 2/15. Series following Brits working in Australia's emergency services. Flying doctor Chris is called to help a boy trapped in the machinery of a shopping centre escalator. [S,AD] 
15:30Hairy Bikers' Best of British 26/30. The bikers celebrate British food. The British have a knack for gardening and through good times and bad our skills at growing veg have inspired amazing dishes. [S] 
16:15World's Sneakiest Animals 3/3. Chris Packham meets the animals who use devious tactics to win a mate, including fiddler crabs, who use optical illusions to impress females. [S] 
17:15Antiques Road Trip 2/25. Antiques challenge. Stephanie Connell and Charlie Ross travel to an auction at Greenwich, taking in biscuit tins, a milking stool and an arts and crafts mirror along the way. [S] 
18:00Celebrity Eggheads Can a team of former sports stars triumph over the general knowledge goliaths and win the cash prize for their charity? [S] 
18:30Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo strikes gold at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant, where after much frisking, he gains access to the inner vaults. [S,AD] 
19:00The Repair Shop The team restore a bass guitar that topped the charts, a vintage end-of-the-pier machine, a carved wooden plaque and a belt that marked an unlikely wartime friendship. [S] 
20:00Saving Lives At Sea 1/10. The volunteers of the RNLI race to the scene of a plane crash on a busy beach, search for a man missing at sea in the Channel Islands and battle to save a horse from drowning. [S] 
21:00The Chefs' Brigade 5/6. Jason teaches the brigade the art of French classics, using fish from the local lake in order to show the brigade just how far they need to go to beat the French at their own game. [S,AD] 
22:00Mock the Week 5/11. Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back at the events of the last week with guests Maisie Adam, Ed Byrne, Larry Dean, Ed Gamble and Tiff Stevenson. Contains some strong language. [S] 
22:30Newsnight The day's important national and international news stories with Kirsty Wark. [S] 
23:10Weather Weather bulletin. [S] 
23:15The Funeral Murders Documentary about events that took place at two funerals in Belfast in March 1988. Contains some strong language and upsetting scenes. [S,AD] 
00:15Searching For Shergar Documentary in which Alison Millar sets out to unearth the secrets behind the mystery of Shergar's disappearance in 1983, at the height of the Troubles. [S,AD] 
01:15Fake or Fortune? 1/4. The team investigate an 18th-century landscape that could be a lost work by of one of the biggest names in British art, Thomas Gainsborough. [S,AD,SL] 
02:15Can You Beat The Bookies? Comedian and football presenter Lloyd Griffith embarks on an experiment to find out if he can uncover the secrets of gambling success and the truth about the industry. [S,SL] 
03:15One Day That Changed My Life 4/10. Self-taught chef Thuy vies for first place in Gok Wan's national restaurant awards, and diabetic Abigail waits to hear if she'll receive treatment that could save her life. [S,SL] 
04:00This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two.