What To Watch W/C Monday 12th June

We have been enjoying the summer sun …

But if you want to cool down and stick a fan on or go to the cinema to get a bit of air-con we have a great selection of TV and films to watch …

Let us know what you’ll be doing this week!

Best Interests – Monday 12th June, 9pm | BBC One

A married couple’s daughter Marnie has a life-threatening condition, and the doctors believe it is in her best interests to be allowed to die. However, her family disagree, leading to a fight through the legal process. With Chizzy Akudolu, Gary Beadle, Norma Dumezweni and Lucian Msamati.

Africa Rising with Afua Hirsch – Tuesday 13th June @ 9pm | BBC Two

Africa on its own terms and in full voice – across Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa. Uncovering the energy and ambition of creatives reinventing African music, fashion and film.

Jay Blades’ East End Through Time – Tuesday 13th June @ 9pm | Channel 5

Jay Blades explores the fascinating history of London’s East End, from the Shoreditch site where Shakespeare performed to the story of the original Jack the Lad.

Jay Blades – Image Credit: Amy Brathwaite

The Full Monty – Wednesday 14th June | Disney+

The series follows the original band of brothers as they navigate the post-industrial city of Sheffield and society’s crumbling healthcare, education and employment sectors. With Paul Barber, Talitha Wing, Tupele Dorgu and Arnold Oceng.

Black Mirror: S6 – Thursday 15th June | Netflix

After four years away, Charlie Brooker’s dark, satirical anthology series focused on technology returns for its sixth season, with episode titles including Joan is Awful, Loch Henry, Beyond the Sea, Mazey Day and Demon 79. The cast includes Zazie Beetz, Paapa Essiedu, Myha’la Herrold and many others.

The Inspection – Friday 16th June, Netflix

After a mother rejects him because he’s gay, a young man joins the Marines to win her respect. But he’s targeted by biased recruits and officers. Starring Jeremy Pope, Gabrielle Union and Bokeem Woodbine.

Pretty Red Dress – Friday 16th June | In Cinemas

Travis has just been released from prison and it quickly becomes apparent that everything has changed while he’s been gone. While girlfriend Candice is on the up and auditioning to star in a musical, teenage daughter Kenisha is struggling in school and her relationship with her mum is tense. When Travis buys Candice her dream dress for an audition, rather than smoothing over the family’s problems, it ends up creating even more… As secrets and desires left unsaid threaten to spill out, Travis is forced to re-examine who he is and how he wants to be perceived in the world. Starring Alexandra Burke, Natey Jones and Temilola Olatunbosun.

Chevalier – In Cinemas Now

The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Joseph Bologne rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with a love affair and falling out with Marie Antoinette. Starring Kevin Harrison Jr, Roke Adekoluejo and Fatou Sohna.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts – In Cinemas Now

Optimus Prime and the Autobots take on their biggest challenge yet. When a new threat capable of destroying the entire planet emerges, they must team up with a powerful faction of Transformers known as the Maximals to save Earth. Starring Dominique Fishback, Anthony Ramos and Tobe Nwigwe.


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