Its Black History Month!
And this week our what to watch list is Jam-packed full of programming to suit everyones needs.
If you are interested in British-Black history check out Union with David Olusoga and Una Marson: Our Lost Caribbean Voice.
There are also some returning programmes including Lupin: Part 3, the final season of hit comedy Ghosts and Blue Therapy is back hopping from youtube over to E4. With so much on offer let us know what you’ll be watching.
Union with David Olusoga – Monday 2nd October @ 9pm | BBC Two
National identity, social class, inequality. David Olusoga shines a light on our fractured modern society through the lens of the past, exposing the fault lines dividing the UK. Weekly.
White Nanny, Black Child – Tuesday 3rd October @10pm | Channel 5
Documentary in which a group of Nigerians fostered by white families in the 1970s reveal the heartfelt impact of their challenging upbringing. Each of the contributors take turns delving into their past, revealing the confusion and trauma of dealing with such change at a young age.
If the Streets Were on Fire: Storyville – Tuesday 3rd October 10pm | BBC Four
A Storyville documentary that shows London from an exhilarating perspective. A group of young people express themselves through biking as an alternative to gang culture. This is London from an exhilarating, rarely seen perspective.
Una Marson: Our Lost Caribbean Voice – Tuesday 3rd October @11:10pm | BBC Four
Docudrama telling the extraordinary story of the trailblazing Jamaican poet, playwright and campaigner, who became the BBC’s first black producer and broadcaster. Una played is played by Seroca Davis.
Mrs Sidhu Investigates – Wednesday 4th October 2023@8:00 pm | Drama
A caterer from Slough in Berkshire has a highly active imagination and her own Indian Aunty brand of crime solving, also known as nosiness. With Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Vanessa Vanderpuye and Jade Harrison.
Lupin: Part 3 – Thursday 5th October | Netflix
Now in hiding, Assane must learn to live far from his wife and son. With the suffering they endure because of him, Assane can’t stand it any longer and decides to return to Paris to make them a crazy proposal: leave France and start a new life elsewhere. But the ghosts of the past are never far away, and an unexpected return will turn his plans upside down.
Everything Now – Thursday 5th October | Netflix
When 16-year old Mia returns home after a lengthy recovery from an eating disorder, she is thrust back
into the chaotic world of sixth form only to find that her friends have moved on with teen life without her. Starring Sophie Wilde, Lauryn Ajufo, Noah Thomas, Vivienne Acheampong and Sam Reuben.
In Love and Toxic: Blue Therapy – Thursday 5th October @10pm | E4
Several young couples embark on a bold quest to mend their relationships, guided by coaches and gurus to confront their deepest fears and secrets. Executive produced by Luti Fagbenle.
Ghosts: Final Season – Friday 6th October @8:30 pm | BBC One
Mike approaches Alison to discuss their finances following the loss of their B&B business. However, Alison is more preoccupied with plotting revenge on the Ghosts for April Fool’s Day and recruits a playful Humphrey to execute her plans. Starring Kiell Smith-Bynoe and Lolly Adefope.
Loki: S2 – Friday 6th October | Disney+
Loki works with Mobius M. Mobius, Hunter B-15, and other members of the Time Variance Authority (TVA) to navigate the multiverse in order to find Sylvie, Ravonna Renslayer, and Miss Minutes and the truth of what it means to possess free will and glorious purpose. With Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, Philip Fornah and Jonathan Majors.
Godfather of Harlem: S3 – Friday 6th October | Lionsgate+
Crime drama which tells the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, starring Forest Whitaker.
Do Black Lives Still Matter? – Friday 6th October 9pm | BBC Three
When George Floyd was killed, many said life would get better for people of colour. But has it? One year on, grime star Saskilla explores the worlds of brands, football and music.
First Ladies of Hip Hop – Saturday 7th October @9:35pm | BBC Two
The hidden history of hip-hop through the eyes of the women that have created, shaped, and defined the genre. From the first female MCs to the chart-topping queens of today. Narrated by Neneh Cherry.
Fresh Cuts: Black Boys Can Cry with Alex Beresford – 1st October on ITVX, Sunday 8th October @10:45pm | ITV
Alex Beresford, goes on a journey that he hopes will help him understand why the suicide of his best friend, Martin, was part of a shocking statistic that sees Black men are far more likely to suffer from a severe mental health issue than others. Alex meets mental health experts and a wide range of Black men to get to the root of the problem. Hoping ultimately to learn how being Black, male and British can be damaging to a person’s mental health and what is being done to find solutions.
Big Brother – Sunday 8th October @9pm | ITV1 & ITV2
AJ Odudu co-hosts the re-launch of Big Brother after 5 years on a new channel! With the launch seeing a new cast of housemates from all walks of life becoming the first people to stay in the new Big Brother house.
Much Ado About Nothing – Sunday 8th October @9:40 | BBC Four
Filmed performance of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of the comedy. Directed by Roy Alexander Weise and starring Akiya Henry and Luke Wilson as the sharp-witted feuding protagonists, who are manipulated into falling in love by their friends