What To Watch W/C Monday 21st August

Carnival weekend is upon us …

The Confessions of Frannie Langton lands on ITV after its run on ITVX earlier this year, and the highly anticipated Star Wars: Ahsoka hits Disney+ this week. Let us know what you are watching.

The Confessions of Frannie Langton – Monday 21st August @ 9pm | ITV1

Follows Frannie a servant and former slave are accused of murdering a plantation owner and his wife. Moving from Jamaican sugar fields to the fetid streets of Georgian London, exploring one woman’s haunted fight to tell her story. Starring Karla-Simone Spence.


Expert Witness – Monday 21st August | BBC iPlayer

Discover how some of the UK’s most serious and complex cases were solved by the expertise of a band of unsung heroes – the expert witnesses. Gripping true crime stories.

When a dismembered body is discovered, police turn to a facial reconstruction expert to help identify the victim. And when a man is murdered in Northern Ireland, a cell site expert uses his tracking skills to help catch the killers. Hosted by Ashley John-Baptiste.


8 Bar: The Evolution of Grime – Storyville – Tuesday 22nd August @ 10pm | BBC Four

A look at the complex history and impact of grime music, from its DIY collaborative origins in London council estates and pirate radio to its complicated emergence into the mainstream, tracking its enormous influence and resonance along the way but grime couldn’t be stopped. Today, this quintessentially British sound is surging in popularity worldwide.

This entertaining feature-length documentary tells its origin story, with Kano, Skepta, Wretch 32, Novelist, Lethal Bizzle, Tinchy Stryder and Ashley Walters joining Dizzee Rascal on the all-star guestlist of contributors.


Invasion: Season 2 – Wednesday 23rd August | Apple TV+

Set across multiple continents following an alien invasion through multiple perspectives around the world. Starring Shamier Anderson.


Star Wars: Ahsoka – Wednesday 23rd August | Disney+

Rosario Dawson stars in this brand new Star Wars sequel as former Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano, reprising her role from The Mandalorian season 2. The series sees Ahsoka investigating an emerging threat to the galaxy following the fall of the Empire.


The Woman in the Wall – Sunday 27th August @ 9pm | BBC One

Follows Lorna Brady, a woman who was incarcerated in a convent at 15 and whose baby was taken from her, who years later finds a corpse in her house after suffering from extreme sleepwalking. Starring Daryl McCormack.

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