This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC HD on Wednesday, April 15 2020

02:30This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. [HD] 
06:45Night Force 7/10. A mechanic comes to the rescue of stranded motorists, and the team at a revolutionary new power station burn rubbish to generate electricity. [S] [HD] 
07:15Pointless 6/55. The quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. [S] [HD] 
08:00MasterChef 14/24. The last group of contestants get their chance to win an apron by cooking their signature dish. [S,AD,SL] [HD] 
09:00Lambing Live: As It Happened 3/5. Kate Humble and Adam Henson follow the life-and-death drama of lambing. Kate finds out about ultrasounding sheep, while Adam heads to Cyprus in search of the mouflon. [S] [HD] 
10:00BBC News Twenty-four hours a day, the latest national and international stories as they break. [S] [HD] 
13:00Curiosity 7/15. Paul Martin presents the ultimate test in vintage and collectables. With 1,000 at stake in the Curiosity Shop, who will curate the most valuable collection? [S] [HD] 
13:45Eggheads 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. [S] [HD] 
14:15Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers Cookery series. Nigel Slater makes mouth-watering chocolate cookies and crispy duck with honey and figs, which prove a little bit of what you fancy does you good. [S] [HD] 
14:35Epics: Talking Pictures Sylvia Syms looks through the BBC archive to discover what makes an epic, looking at the history of epics from the Ten Commandments and Ben Hur through to Titanic and Gladiator. [S] 
15:20The Vikings Film Gripping action film. When legendary Viking Ragnar Lothbrok brings home Egbert, a Saxon spy, it starts a confrontation that will end in war. [1958] [S] [HD] 
17:15Flog It! 39/40. In Norfolk, David Harper is excited by an early device for watching films, while David Fletcher and James Lewis reminisce about Rupert the Bear books and Dinky toys. [S] [HD] 
18:00Richard Osman's House of Games 28/50. Over five days, Rachel Riley, JB Gill, Katie Derham and Richard Herring take on a series of challenging quiz games selected by host and teatime quiz favourite Richard Osman. [S] [HD] 
18:30Animal Park 13/15. Behind the scenes at Longleat. As rare Amur tigers Red and Yana appear to be in the mood for love, is it too much to hope for the first cubs in nearly 20 years? [S] [HD] 
19:00Hairy Bikers' Mediterranean... ...Adventure. 5/6. The bikers are visiting two of the Balearic Islands, Minorca and Majorca, where they cook cuttlefish stew and squid salad with mayonnaise and roasted pork with tumbet. [S,AD] [HD] 
20:00Great British Menu Four chefs, two from Manchester and two from Cumbria, compete for the north west of England. Angela Hartnett, the surprise veteran judge, decides which chef goes home today. [S] [HD] 
21:00DEVS 1/8. Computer whiz Sergei fails to return from new job, alarming girlfriend Lily. Contains some strong language and some upsetting scenes. [S,AD] [HD] 
22:00Mister Winner 4/6. Sitcom. Jemma is away on a business trip, and Leslie is off to a Doctor Who convention. But Jemma calls and asks Leslie to wait in for a package - well, he did say he had no plans. [S,AD] [HD] 
22:30Mandy A comedy by Diane Morgan about Mandy, a woman who really really wants a sofa, and will stop at absolutely nothing to get it. Contains some strong language. [S] [HD] 
22:45Newsnight The day's important national and international news stories with Emma Barnett. [S] [HD] 
23:25Weather Weather bulletin. [S] [HD] 
23:30Dragons' Den Entrepreneurs face the fiercest line-up in business. Syrian refugees Razan and Raghid Sandouk bring their British-made alternative to Cypriot halloumi to the Den. [S,AD] [HD] 
00:30Race Across the World 4/9. As the 25,000km race to Ushuaia approaches the half-way mark, the four teams compete not just with each other but with the extreme altitudes of Peru. [S,AD,SL] [HD] 
01:30Hospital 7/8. The story of the NHS in unprecedented times. Alder Hey Children's Hospital treats life-threatening skull and facial abnormalities. [S,SL] [HD] 
02:30Saved on Camera 5/10. A badly injured climber is dangling off a cliff and needs to be saved by the Mountain Rescue team. In Wales, a young boy's missing dog is found by a dog rescuer with a drone. [S,SL] [HD] 
03:00This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. [HD]