What to Watch w/c 1st November

We highlight some of the best content to TV and streaming platforms.

With climate change being a hot topic, our recommended watch list features climate change charged content including documentaries and dystopian dramas/films.

Insecure S5 – Tuesday 2nd November 9pm | Sky Comedy

(This was included last week, but we’re just so excited here it is again) A struggling Issa turns to an old friend for support, and Molly contemplates jumping back into the dating pool.


Orkney: Britain’s Green Islands with Julia Bradbury and Alex Beresford – Tuesday 2nd November 8.30pm | ITV

A one-off documentary in which Julia Bradbury and Alex Beresford travel to Orkney to see how these islands are making progress towards a greener future.

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The L Word: Generation Q – Wednesday 3rd November | Sky Atlantic

From hot new hookups to trouble at the altar – nothing is off-limits for this unapologetic group of friends and lovers. No matter who comes out on top, Gen Q always has each other’s backs. They’re here, queer, living proud and back for a second season.


Portrait Artist of the Year 2021 – Wednesday 3rd November 8pm | Sky Arts

Sitting for our artists for round four of this year’s competition are Brit Award-winning singer-songwriter Celeste, actress and star of It’s a Sin Lydia West and singer Gabrielle.


The Harder They Fall – Wednesday 3rd November | Netflix

Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison. Starring Idris Elba.


Amina – Thursday 4th November | Netflix

In 16th century Zazzau, now Zaria, Nigeria, Amina must utilise her military skills and tactics to defend her family’s kingdom.


The Big Narstie Show – Friday 5th November 11.05pm | Channel 4

The hit chat show hosted by Big Narstie and Mo Gilligan returns to your screens this Friday, with a host of celebrity guests and general madness.

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Mo Farah: No Easy Mile – Friday 6th November | Netflix

Based on intimate interviews with his family and teammates, this documentary tells the story of the distance runner and Olympic gold medalist Mo Farrah.


Moneyball – Saturday 6th November 6.30pm | ITV

Hosted by Ian Wright, this new game show is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat with hopeful contestants in to potentially win a quarter of a million pounds.


Recommendations for the week:

Climate Change: Ade on the Frontline – available to view | BBC iPlayer

Ade Adepitan travels to countries on the frontline of climate change to find solutions to important environmental problems. He explores natural and technological ideas that could potentially have a positive impact. Among his experiences, Ade learns about the feminisation of the green sea turtle and witnesses the destruction of a forest with his own eyes.


Years and Years – available to view | BBC iPlayer

As the Britain of this drama is rocked by political, economic and technological advances, the Lyons family experiences everything hoped for in the future, and everything that is feared. Starring T’Nia Miller, Lydia West and Jade Alleyne.


The Girl with With All The Gifts – available to view on streaming platforms

Starring the amazing Sennia Nanua who starred as at only 13, this film sees a scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl, Melanie.


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