This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 N Ireland on Thursday, August 6 2020

05:05This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two. 
06:05Garden Rescue: Top of the Plots 3/10. Charlie and the Rich brothers reveal their most therapeutic garden rescues - makeovers designed to offer solace to people after difficult times. [S] 
06:50Murder, Mystery and My Family 8/10. Barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass re-examine their oldest case yet - the murder of a military veteran by his estranged wife nearly 200 years ago. [S,AD] 
07:35Meerkat Manor: The Good, the... ...Bad and the Desperate. 8/13. Documentary looking at a family of meerkats. Flower's little band struggle to find food to survive. The exiled Tosca has a change of fortune. [S,AD] 
08:00Inside the Factory: Keeping... ...Britain Going. Gregg Wallace reconnects with the McVitie's factory in Harlesden, London, who sold an astonishing 12.5 million packets in just two months during the coronavirus crisis. [S,AD,SL] 
09:00Lost Land of the Volcano 2/3. Wildlife series. The team push deeper into the rainforest, enlisting the help of a tribe to find and film the birds of paradise as they perform their courtship displays. [S,AD] 
10:00Snooker: World Championship Live second-round action in Sheffield as the Crucible plays host to the World Championship for the 44th time. Matches are played over three sessions and are the best of 25 frames. [S] 
12:00BBC News Twenty-four hours a day, the latest national and international stories as they break. [S] 
13:00Snooker: World Championship Second-round action from Sheffield, where a total prize fund of over 2m is up for grabs. Matches are played over three sessions and are the best of 25 frames. [S] 
18:00Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on probably the greatest quiz team in Britain. [S] 
18:30Meerkat Manor: Daisy's Choice 9/13. Documentary series looking at a family of meerkats living on the edge of the Kalahari Desert. In this episode, Daisy unexpectedly gives birth in the wrong burrow. [S,AD] 
19:00Today at the Test: England v... ...Pakistan. Highlights of the first of three Test matches between England and Pakistan. [S] 
20:00Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up... ...Star. 4/8. The MUAs face their boldest assignment yet as they are booked for a high-fashion editorial with Attitude magazine, and guest judge Michelle Visage cranks up the pressure. [S] 
21:00New: QI 11/11. Sandi Toksvig goes roaming with Alan Davies, Sara Pascoe, Josh Widdicombe and Benjamin Zephaniah. [S] 
21:30There She Goes 5/5. Rosie goes on her favourite summer holiday but realises some small things are different. Contains some strong language. [S,AD] 
22:00Semi-Detached 1/6. Real-time sitcom following Stuart during the worst half hour of his life as he tries to save his relationship with April. Contains strong language. [S,AD] 
22:30Squeamish About... 1/4. Squeamish offers his unique take on the history of British entertainment, from pigeon racing to progressive jazz, beauty contests to The Buzzcocks. Contains some strong language. [S] 
22:45Newsnight The day's important national and international news stories. With Emma Barnett. [S] 
23:25Weather Weather bulletin. [S] 
23:30Snooker: World Championship... ...Highlights. Highlights from the day's second-round matches as the first spot is filled in the quarter-final line-up. [S] 
00:20Snooker: World Championship Extra Extended highlights from the day's second-round matches at the Crucible Theatre. [S] 
02:20Dear NHS Superstars Some of Britain's best-loved stars celebrate the incredible people who work for the NHS, telling personal stories of their own encounters with the service. [S,SL] 
03:20The Repair Shop: Fixing Britain 8/15. Jay Blades uses archive and three repairs - a centuries-old clock, a toy and a clocking on machine - to explore how the invention of clockwork continues to influence modern life. [S,AD,SL] 
04:05Stories of Us 1/8. Reverend Kate Bottley discovers how wild swimming has been a life-changer for some. [S,SL] 
05:05This is BBC Two Highlights of programmes BBC Two.