What To Watch W/C Monday 11th September

As New York Fashion week kicks of the autumn runways …

Meet the original Black Supermodel in documentary Donyale Luna: Supermodel. We also have two doses of single white female syndrome in The Other Black Girl and Single Black Female.

Also catch County Lines drama Trapping from the duo that is Femi Oyineran and Nicky Walker exclusively on their brand new streaming platform The Drop available to order now.

King Richard – Tuesday 12th September | Prime Video

Coming from an unprivileged background, Venus Williams and Serena Williams rise to the top and dominate the world of women’s tennis with the help of their ever-supporting father, Richard Williams. Starring Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Demi Singleton and Saniyya Sidney.

The Other Black Girl – Wednesday 13th September | Disney+

Nella, an editorial assistant, is often marginalised as the only black girl at her company, so she’s excited when Hazel is hired. As Hazel begins to rise, Nella discovers something sinister is going on at the company. Starring Sinclair Daniel, Karina Williams, Brittany Adebumola, Garcelle Beauvais & more.

Donyale Luna: Supermodel – Wednesday 13th September | HBO Max Stream on Max

Original Documentary and story of the woman who revolutionised the fashion industry.

The Morning Show: S3 – Wednesday 13th September | Apple TV+

This season will see the future of the network thrown into question when a tech titan takes an interest in UBA. Unexpected alliances will form, private truths will be weaponised and everyone will be forced to confront their core values both in and out of the newsroom. With Nicole Beharie.

Stranger in My Family – Thursday 14 September | BBC iPlayer

Luke grew up in a white working-class family in Rochdale, but always felt like an outsider. Upon discovering his dad is not his biological father and that he is in fact mixed-race, he goes on a search for his biological father, which reveals much more than he ever imagined.

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Brother – Friday 15th September | in cinemas or on Curzon Home

The story of Francis and Michael, sons of Caribbean immigrants maturing into young men. Exploring themes of masculinity, identity and family, a mystery unfolds during the sweltering summer of 1991, and escalating tensions set off a series of events that change the course of the brothers’ lives forever. Starring Aaron Pierre, Marsha Stephanie Blake , Kiana Madeira and Lamar Johnson.

Trapping – Friday 15th September | Stream on The Drop

Daz, who sees dealing drugs as a route to easy cash to help his struggling family. As Daz becomes more involved in a county lines gang and is taken under the wing of lead member Magic, he is coerced into moving to Margate in Kent where he is thrust into scenarios that are completely out of his hands, forcing him to do things he never imagined – just to survive. Starring Louis Ede, Nicky Walker, Femi Oyineran, Abra Cadabra, C Biz and more.

Strictly Come Dancing – Saturday 16th September @ 6:35pm |BBC One and BBC iPlayer

Celebrities take to the dance floor to perform a dazzling display of ballroom routines. Joining the dancers this season are Eddie Kadi and Layton Williams.

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Alicia Keys at the BBC – Saturday 16th September @ 8:20pm | BBC Two

A selection of the Grammy-winning American singer-songwriter’s performances on BBC music programmes, featuring the hits Fallin’, No One, Girl on Fire and Empire State of Mind.

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Single Black Female – Stream Now | Paramount+

Monica lands the new hosting job for an afternoon talk show and hires a new assistant Simon. But underneath her sweet exterior, Simone harbours a dark secret. Starring Amber Riley and Raven Goodwin.


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