What To Watch W/C 17th April

Music documentaries dominate our list this week …

Check them out and see what else is on offer.

Reunion Hotel – Thursday 20th April @ 8pm | BBC Two

Kwesi, 70, checks in to the hotel in north Wales in the hope of meeting his daughter Ruth, who was adopted at birth. Childhood friends Noah and Matt haven’t seen each other for more than 12 years, but want to reconnect after an often-difficult teenage relationship. And a group of women who became the first all-female relay expedition to the North Pole hope to have a long-awaited reunion.

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Chimp Empire – Wednesday 19th April | Netflix

A vast community of Chimpanzees thrives in a forest in Uganda, navigating complex social politics, family dynamics and dangerous territory disputes. Narrated by Mahershala Ali.

The Diplomat – Thursday 20th April | Netflix

Amid an international crisis, a career diplomat juggles her new high-profile job as ambassador to the UK and her turbulent marriage to a political star. With David Gyasi.

The Big Interiors Battle – Friday 21st April @ 8pm | Channel 4

AJ Odudu presents this brand-new interior design competition which sees eight up-and-coming designers battle it out to design and win an apartment of their own worth £250,000. Odudu is joined by international award-winning architect and designer Dara Huang, who judges the designers and pushes their creativity to the limits.

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Slip – Friday 21st April | Roku Channel

Follows Mae through a surreal journey of parallel universes, married to different people, trying to find a way back to her partner, and ultimately, herself. With Tymika Tafari.

Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Saturday 22nd April @ 9:30pm | BBC Two

The life and career of the pioneering musician, a black artist who grew up in the segregated American South and broke down barriers and took 1950s America by storm. Featuring interviews with Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nile Rodgers and Big Freedia, alongside intimate contributions from friends. and Little Richard himself.

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Cleo Laine: The Unseen Home Movies – Sunday 23rd April @ 8pm | Sky Arts

In a tell-all interview with the award-winning jazz, pop and classical singer Dame Cleo Laine, immerse yourself in stories of her past and previously unseen footage.

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Malpractice – Sunday 23rd April @ 9:00 pm | ITV & ITVX

Medical drama about a doctor under investigation for the death of a patient at the end of a nightmare shift. With Brian Bovell and Jordan Kouamé written by Grace Ofori-Attah.


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