This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Friday, October 31 2014

06:00This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S] 
06:05Homes Under the Hammer Property renovation series. A terraced house in Stoke, a huge office in Ashford and a listed Victorian house in Plymouth are all renovated over very different timescales. Also in HD. [S] 
07:05Call the Council 9/10. Council officers deal with homeowners living on top of deadly waste. Also in HD. [S] 
07:50Close Calls: On Camera 9/15. Stories of brushes with disaster. When fire engulfs a brand new boat, two men battle to launch a life raft. Elsewhere, a charity climber must be airlifted to safety. Also in HD. [S] 
08:20A Taste of Britain 14/20. Somerset: Food programme exploring specialities from around Britain. Janet and Brian come face to face with bison and wild boar at Wooden Top Farm in Somerset. [S,SL] 
09:05100k House: Tricks of the Trade 4/6. Kieran Long and Piers Taylor help homeowners as they take on ambitious building projects. A dark bungalow and a 'DIY war zone' need expert help to be revamped on small budgets. [S,SL] 
10:05Sea City 2/3. Series going behind the scenes at the Port of Southampton. A look at a few of the people who keep the port running. And sailors enjoy the annual cricket match at Bramble Bank. [S,SL] 
10:35The Travel Show Series showcasing the best of travel across the globe. Ade Adepitan travels to Porto to find out how the financial crisis has affected the historic old town. Also in HD. [S] 
11:00BBC News The latest national and international news, plus top interviews and analysis. Also in HD. [S] 
11:30BBC World News The latest international news from the BBC. Also in HD. [S] 
12:00Daily Politics Andrew Neil presents the latest political news, interviews and debate. [S] 
13:00Cash in the Attic Series looking at the value of household junk. Amanda Kane wants to fund a trip to New York for her two grown-up children. Jennie Bond and Jonty Hearnden help search for valuables. [S] 
13:30Ready Steady Cook Homes under the Hammer presenters Martin Roberts and Lucy Alexander swap the auctioneer's gavel for chopping boards and saucepans to see whose food can raise the most votes. Also in HD. [S] 
14:15The Rockford Files 15/22. Guilt: US detective drama series. Jim tries to ease his guilty conscience by helping his former fiancee, Valerie Pointer, who is being threatened by a mystery figure. Also in HD. [S] 
15:00Cagney and Lacey Jane Doe No.37 Drama series about two women detectives in New York. The murder of an anonymous bag lady becomes a personal case for Christine, though the other officers dismiss it. Also in HD. [S] 
15:50Who Do You Think You Are? 6/10. Alex Kingston: Celebrity genealogy series. Actress Alex Kingston sets out to learn more about her great-grandfather William Keevil, who died during the First World War. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:50Great British Railway Journeys 20/25. Heysham to Sneafell: Michael Portillo sets sail from Heysham to the Isle of Man, where he discovers the horse trams of Douglas and the secrets of the giant Laxey Wheel. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
17:20Flog It! Exmouth Flog It! has its beach hat on as it heads to the coastal town of Exmouth in Devon. Presenter Paul Martin is ably assisted by Will Axon and Christina Trevanion. Also in HD. [S] 
18:00Eggheads 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. Also in HD. [S] 
18:30Strictly Come Dancing - It... ...Takes Two. Zoe Ball takes a sneak peek into rehearsals and the star-studded Friday Panel looks forward to the next show. Also in HD. [S] 
19:00Mastermind John Humphrys invites four more contenders to answer questions. The subjects are the films of John Hughes, King David I of Scotland, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Iggy Pop. Also in HD. [S] 
19:30Autumnwatch Unsprung Nick Baker is live from the RSPB Leighton Moss reserve in Lancashire. The show features some special young guests and a Halloween theme. [S] 
20:00Autumnwatch 4/4. Chris Packham, Martin Hughes-Games and Michaela Strachan report live from RSPB Leighton Moss. It is Halloween, so this edition is all about the creatures of the night. Also in HD. [S] 
21:00Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes 5/6. Old Skool Favourites: Tom Kerridge shows how to cook the best versions of the food everyone loves to eat, cooking dishes based on some of his favourites from his childhood. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
21:30Gardeners' World Gardening magazine. Monty Don prepares his garden for winter and takes stock of his year at Longmeadow. The team visits RHS Wisley to learn more about fungal diseases. Also in HD. [S] 
22:00QI 5/18. Lenses: Stephen Fry considers lenses, lungs, legs and other parts of the body beginning with L, with Jo Brand, Josh Widdicombe, Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies. Also in HD. [S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Laura Kuenssberg. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:05Later... with Jools Holland 7/8. Music programme featuring performances from contemporary and classic artists. Acts include Robert Plant, Counting Crows, tUnE-yArDs, Gedeon Luke and the People and Years & Years. Also in HD. [S] 
00:05The Witchfinder General Film Disturbing drama. Appointed by the Puritans under Cromwell, Matthew Hopkins is paid according to how many confessions he can extract from witches. Contains moderate violence. Also in HD. [1968] [S] 
01:30The Devil's Backbone Film Horror in a Spanish Civil War-era haunted orphanage. In Spanish with English subtitles. Contains strong language and some violence. [2001] [S] 
03:10Question Time David Dimbleby presents the topical debate from Taunton in Somerset, with a panel including Green Party MP Caroline Lucas. [S,SL] 
04:10This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S] 
06:00This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S]