This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Friday, December 9 2016

03:25This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S] 
06:10The World's Most Photographed:... ...Mahatma Gandhi. 8/10. Series looking at photographs of ten icons. How Mahatma Gandhi used photography to help bring the British Empire to its knees. [S] 
06:40Sister Rita to the Rescue 4/5. Observational series about a drop-in centre in one of the poorest parts of Manchester. The Lalley Centre staff try to encourage locals to take pride in their neighbourhood. Also in HD. [S] 
07:25Flog It! 4/8. Members of the public are invited to try to make money out of their antiques by taking a risk at auction. Also in HD. [S] 
08:00Great Continental Railway Journeys Riga to Tampere Michael Portillo ventures to the northernmost reaches of Europe. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
09:00Victoria Derbyshire The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news. Also in HD. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories with the latest breaking news as it happens. Also in HD. [S] 
12:00Daily Politics Andrew Neil with the latest political news, interviews and debate. Also in HD. [S] 
13:00Cash in the Attic Series looking at the value of household junk. Lorne Spicer and John Cameron help an aspiring foster mum to raise the money to make her house child-friendly. [S] 
13:30Coast 7/23. Lillesand to Geirangerfjord: Natural history programme. Coast explores the spectacular shoreline of Norway to discover Britain's age-old link to the land of the fjords. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
14:00Just Good Friends 1/7. Paris: John Sullivan's bittersweet sitcom. Ex-fiances Penny and Vince meet unexpectedly in Paris after two years. Will that certain something still be there? [S] 
14:30Open All Hours 5/6. Happy Birthday Arkwright: Sitcom about a miserly shopkeeper. Nurse Gladys Emmannuel poses as a customer dressed as a man who could be from the Good Shop Guide. [S] 
15:00Bob Hope Talking Comedy A look back at celebrated American comedian Bob Hope's appearances on a selection of the BBC's best-loved talk shows over the years of his long career. [S] 
15:30Iceland: Land of Ice and Fire -... ...Natural World. 5/10. A look at Iceland through the eyes of the animals and people that have made it their home. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:30A Place to Call Home 6/13. That's Amore: Australian period drama. At Ash Park, Olivia and James's relationship is at breaking point as Olivia struggles with the identity of James's lover. Also in HD. [S] 
17:15Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 10/20. It is the final showdown battle between Paul Hayes and Will Axon, as they buy and sell across the UK and Europe in an attempt to be crowned champion. Also in HD. [S] 
18:00Strictly Come Dancing - It... ...Takes Two. Zoe Ball presents a one-hour Friday show ahead of the Semi-Final. Celebrity super-fans are in the studio to discuss all things ballroom. Also in HD. [S] 
19:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Tanni Grey-Thompson and Jade Jones Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Top Paralympians Tanni Grey-Thompson and Jade Jones do battle in the north east of England. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Mastermind 22/30. John Humphrys presents another heat of the classic quiz. Subjects are Andy Warhol, the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus, Nicholas Hawksmoor and the X-Files. Also in HD. [S] 
20:30Coastal Path Paul Rose walks the South West Coast Path. Here, Paul explores the soft and rolling south Devon coastline, where he takes a snorkelling trip around Burgh Island. Also in HD. [S] 
21:00Rick Stein's Long Weekends 9/10. Thessaloniki: Rick's series of culinary city breaks continues with a trip to the north-eastern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Rick arrives just in time for the peach harvest. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00New: QI 7/16. Naked Truth: Sandi Toksvig looks at the naked truth with Richard Osman, Lolly Adefope, Lee Mack and Alan Davies. Also in HD. [S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Kirsty Wark. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:05Close to the Enemy 5/7. Drama. Victor claims to have made a shocking discovery about Dieter, while Rachel begins to suspect that Alex knows about her and Callum. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
00:05The Brits Who Designed the... ...Modern World. Brenda Emmanus meets and profiles ten great living British designers, to find out what inspires them and explore how they have responded to society's evolving tastes. Also in HD. [S] 
01:05Question Time David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Maidenhead. [S,SL] 
02:05Black and British: A Forgotten... ...History. 3/4. Moral Mission: In part three of this groundbreaking series, historian David Olusoga explores the Victorian moral crusade against slavery. [AD,S,SL] 
03:05This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S]