Whether it’ documentaries, films or quiz shows we have something for everyone this week!
If you are interested in British-Black history check out Britain’s Human Zoos or look back at Lenny Henry’s 50-year career in Lenny Henry: One Of a Kind
If your looking for a belly-full of laughs then catch Mo Gilligan in season 18 of A League of their Own or Eddie Kadi in My Super Rich Holiday.
With so much on offer let us know what you’ll be watching.
Bernardine Evaristo: Never Give Up – Tuesday 24th October @11:35 | BBC Four
Alan Yentob explores the life and work of trailblazing Anglo-Nigerian author Bernardine Evaristo, whose Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other has become a global phenomenon in recent years. With wit and wisdom, Evaristo lays bare her unique approach to creativity across the decades as her latest book, an inspirational non-fiction work called Manifesto: On Never Giving Up, is released.
The After – Wednesday 25th October | Netflix
After witnessing a violent crime, a shattered ride share driver picks up a passenger who forces him to confront his grief. Starring David Oyelowo, Sule Simi, Izuka Hoyle, Jessica Plummer, Tara-Binta Collins, Dominque Tipper and Amelie Dokuba.
A League Of Their Own: S18 – Wednesday 25th October @9pm | Sky Max & NOW
Join Mo Gilligan, Micah Richards and the rest of the team on the sports comedy panel show.
4 Little Girls – Wednesday 25th October @10:50pm | Sky Docs & NOW
Oscar-nominated documentary from Spike Lee, charting the 1963 racist bombing of a church in Birmingham, Alabama, which killed four black girls. Lee talks to the victims’ friends and families, and provides a picture of the racial politics of the time.
Talk To Me – Thursday 26th October | Netflix
A group of teens turn an embalmed hand that can possess the holder into a rowdy, risky party game. But once the rules are broken, there is no going back. Starring Sophie Wilde and Chris Alosio.
Lenny Henry: One Of a Kind – Thursday 26th October @9pm | ITV
In a candid retrospective of his nearly 50-year-career, Sir Lenny Henry looks back on his time in the entertainment spotlight.
My Super Rich Holiday – Thursday 26th October @10pm | Channel 4
Comedians Eddie Kadi and Guz Khan immerse themselves in the exclusive millionaires’ playground of Ghana’s capital, Accra, exploring its rich culture and lavishly luxe lifestyle.
Curses – Friday 27th October | Apple TV+
When a generations-long family curse turns Alex Vanderhouven to stone, it’s up to his two kids, Pandora and Russ, and his wife Sky, to return artifacts stolen by their ancestors to their rightful homes to finally lift the curse for good. Voice cast includes Phylicia Rashad, Gabrielle Nevaeh, Andre Robinson and Lyric Lewis.
London Kills: S4 – Friday 27th October @1:45pm | BBC1 & BBC iPlayer
Follows detectives of an elite murder investigation squad in London. With Bailey Patrick and Tori Allen-Martin.
Fellow Travellers – Saturday 28th October | Paramount+
A love story chronicling the clandestine romance of two very different men through purges, wars, protests, and plagues, overcoming obstacles in the world who meet in McCarthy-era Washington. With Jelani Alladin and Noah Ricketts.
Britain’s Human Zoos – Saturday 28th October @9:25pm | Channel 4
Documentary in which author Nadifa Mohamed explores the Victorian practice of presenting African and Asian people as exhibits in touring shows that exaggerated their perceived barbarous and exotic aspects. These human zoos continued to exist in Britain up to the turn of the 20th century, and the people who appeared in them had often been transported from their homeland under dubious circumstances.
Time: S2 – Sunday 29th October @9pm | BBC1
Follows Orla, Kelsey and Abi, inmates of a women’s prison. The trio arrive at Carlingford Prison on the same day and are left to navigate this new life together as they deal with the unfamiliar. Starring Tamara Lawrence.