It’s now a week till we find out if lockdown restrictions will be lifted or if we’ll be kept isolated a little longer.

In anticipation of this event, we’ve got an excitement-filled list of recommendations for you, including a few cinema suggestions for those able to venture out.

As ever, let us know what you think of our list! Send us a DM, or leave a comment if you have any recommendations you would like to share.

A Man For The Weekend – Wednesday 16th June (Netflix)

A Cameroonian romantic comedy starring Syndy Emade. A young successful woman is very career-driven, and she has no time for anything else, much to the chagrin of her mother who wants to see her settle down until she meets a man who appears to be perfect. However, nothing is as it seems.


Fatherhood – Friday 18th June (Netflix)

Kevin Hart stars as a widowed new dad who copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own. Inspired by a true story.


The Dead Don’t Die – Friday 18th June (Netflix)

Centerville, an ordinary and peaceful town, starts experiencing a zombie apocalypse and the townspeople are at a loss as to what to do. Starring Forest Whittaker.


The Intruder – Friday 18th June (Netflix)

Scott (Michael Ealy) and Annie (Meagan Good) move into a new house after their wedding. Soon enough, they discover that the man they bought the property from is keeping a close watch on them.


Inside Culture with Mary Beard – Friday 18th June 7:30pm (BBC Two)

Mary Beard is in conversation with critically acclaimed and internationally best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Her latest book, Notes On Grief, conveys her startlingly powerful reaction to losing her father last year, the man this self-confessed ‘daddy’s girl’ credits with instilling in her a strong feminist instinct.


The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 – Sunday 20th June 9pm (Channel 4)

Series four of the acclaimed series returns to Channel 4 as Gilead reels from the events of series 3. Starring O. T. Fagbenle and Zawe Ashton.


Godfather of Harlem Season 2 – Sunday 20th June (StarzPlay)

In the early 1960s, infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson returns after 10 years in prison to find the neighbourhood he once ruled in shambles; with the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control.


Cinema Picks…

Judas and The Black Messiah – Wednesday 16th June (In Cinemas)

Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton. Starring Daniel Kaluuya


In The Earth – Friday 18th June (In Cinemas)

As the world searches for a cure to a disastrous virus, a scientist and park scout venture deep in the forest for a routine equipment run. Starring Joel Fry and Mark Monero.