Title: Power (2017)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama, Crime

Platform: Netflix

Date Added: 26th June 2017

Cast: Joseph Sikora, Naturi Naughton, Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Sinqua Walls, Courtney Kemp Agboh, Adam Huss, 50 Cent, Luis Antonio Ramos, Shane Johnson, Katherine Narducci, Leslie Lopez, Andy Bean, Alice Hunter, Elaine Loh, Dio Johnson, Bram Barouh

Synopsis: Ghost’s darkest hour has arrived. He’s no longer ahead of the game.


Title: Queen Of Katwe (2016)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: PG

Synopsis: A rags-to-riches tale based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a poor girl from Kampala’s Katwe slum who discovers she has an aptitude for chess, one that her coach  believes could take her away from the slums where she lives.  Her mother has doubts about the plan.

Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze

Time: 4pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Premiere

  • Sky: Channels 301–312 (SD/HD); Channels 314, 330–337, 339, 340 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channels 401, 403–412 (HD); Channels 402, 431, 433–442 | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channels 301–309, 318, 320, 321 ; Channels 331–341 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • BT: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)

Read TBB’s #OutOf100 review of Queen of Katwe here.


Title: Brexit – How To Get A British Passport: Channel 4 Dispatches

Format: TV

Genre: Politics; Documentary

Synopsis: Datshiane Navanayagam investigates just how hard it can be to get a British passport and the real impact that the lack of one has on many people’s lives. She reveals there are already 120,000 children and young people born or raised in the UK who think that they are British, but who will not automatically gain citizenship, and she also examines the huge costs involved in applying for citizenship and how the Home Office assesses claims, and asks whether Brexit will make the situation worse.

Cast: Datshiane Navanayagam

Time: 8pm

Channel: Channel 4

  • Freeview: Channel 4; Channel 7 (Wales); Channel 13 (+1); Channel 104 (HD)
    Channel 109 (+1 HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 104 (SD); Channel 120 (Wales); Channel 121 (+1); Channel 126 (HD)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 104 (SD); Channel 117 (Wales); Channel 135 (+1); Channel 227 (HD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 135; Channel 136 (+1) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 104; Channel 141 (HD); Channel 142 (+1) |Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 111; Channel 142 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only); Watch live (+1, UK only)
  • WightFibre: Channel 4

 


Title: Discovering: Sidney Poitier (S4/Ep6)

Format: Series

Genre: Documentary

Synopsis: A profile of Hollywood actor Sidney Poitier, who became the first black man to win an Oscar for best actor for his role as an altruistic travelling handyman in Lilies of the Field.

Time: 6pm

Channel: Sky Arts

  • Sky Channel 121 (SD/HD): Channel 223 (SD) On Demand | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only) | Virgin Media (UK): Channel 122; Channel 206 (HD) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 141; Channel 145 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 305

Title: Fearless (S1/Ep 3)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: DCS Greenwood demands information from Emma about the missing SIM card from Miriam’s phone, but she denies any knowledge. A woman Tony Pullings photographed in 2003 tells the lawyer that he hosted parties that Linda attended, leading Emma to confronts Staine about the new revelations, but he refuses to help her track down Pullings. Meanwhile, the Simms family visit MP Matthew Wild to seek his help. Will he find a way of obstructing the exhumation that is vital to Emma’s case?

Cast: Wumni Mosaku, Helen McCrory, Michael Gambon, Robin Weigert

Time: 9pm

Channel: ITV

  • Freeview: Channel 3; Channel 33 (+1); Channel 103 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 103; Channel 111 (HD); Channel 112 (+1)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 103 (SD); Channel 131 (+1); Channel 178 (HD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
    Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only) | Virgin Media (UK): Channel 103; Channel 113 (HD)
  • ITV Hub: Watch live (UK only)
  • TV Player: Watch live (UK only)

 


Title: Loaded – The End Of The Cat Factory? (S1/Ep 8)

Format: Series

Genre: Comedy

Certificate: n/a

Synopsis: Ewan has a surprise opportunity for wealth beyond his wildest imaginings, but there are strings attached as he finds himself on the horns of an unusual moral dilemma. Josh and Abi are attempt to be a normal couple by pretending that he isn’t a millionaire, Watto realises that being poor doesn’t make him a good person, and Leon comes to an understanding about the true value of money, and finally resolves his relationship with Case. Last in the series.

Cast: Samuel Anderson, Lolly Adefope  Jim Howick, Nick Helm, Jonny Sweet, Mary McCormack, and Aimee-Ffion Edwards

Time: 10pm (times my vary according to service provider)

Channel: Channel 4

  • Freeview: Channel 4; Channel 7 (Wales); Channel 13 (+1); Channel 104 (HD)
    Channel 109 (+1 HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 104 (SD); Channel 120 (Wales); Channel 121 (+1); Channel 126 (HD)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 104 (SD); Channel 117 (Wales); Channel 135 (+1); Channel 227 (HD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 135; Channel 136 (+1) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 104; Channel 141 (HD); Channel 142 (+1) |Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 111; Channel 142 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only); Watch live (+1, UK only)
  • WightFibre: Channel 4


Title: The Level (S1/Ep6)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis:  Nancy’s personal and professional lives collide when she sees a connection between her mother and the missing truck, as the full extent of Frank’s monstrous crimes becomes clear, and she is forced to operate outside the law to prove her case against Nash. Hayley is let down by her ex-husband, leading Quinn to offer some much-needed comfort that provides food for thought, while Cherie doesn’t seem to want to face the truth when Hayley asks her some probing questions. Last in the series.

Cast: Noel Clarke, Karla Crome, Suzanne Packer,  Laura Haddock, Robert James Collier, Lindsey Coulson

Time: 11pm

Channel: ITV Encore

  • Sky (UK only): Channel 123 (SD/HD); Channel 208 (+1); Channel 269 (SD)| Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Beasts Of The Southern Wild (2012)

Format: Film

Genre: Fantasy; Drama

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A six-year-old girl’s father falls ill, and the sickness seems to have a destructive effect on the world around them. As the sea levels rise and prehistoric monsters return to life, the child must go in search of her estranged mother to find a way to restore balance to the natural order of things.

Cast: Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry, Gina Montana

Time: 1:35am

Channel: Film 4

  • Sky: Channel 315 (SD/HD); Channel 316 (+1); Channel 342 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 428; Channel 429 (HD); Channel 430 (+1) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 323; Channel 324 (+1) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 29; Channel 30 (+1)
  • BT: Programmes available on demand
  • All 4: Watch live
  • FilmOn: Watch live