What To Watch W/C 20th June

This week’s list is filled with Black heroes in every form…

From the World of MCU with the talented brits Lashana Lynch and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Captain Marvel and Baron Mordo and the much talked about Viola Davis as the heroin that is Michelle Obama to Britains Caribbean Heroes.

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Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain – Wednesday 22nd June @9pm | BBC Two

Lenny Henry celebrates British-Caribbean life with stories from a host of famous faces. He explores the stories of activism, entrepreneurship and resilience behind these artforms and how the early cultural pioneers laid the foundations for the next generation.

Halo – Wednesday 22nd June | Paramount+

Live-action TV series based on the popular video game. Master Chief, a cybernetic ally enhances super-soldier, defend humanity from the alien Covenant in the 26th century. With Olive Gray, and Danny Sapani.

The Man Who Fell To Earth – Wednesday 22nd June | Paramount+

An alien arrives and must learn what it means to be human – while fighting for his own species. Adaptation of the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Naomie Harris, Tanya Moodie and Annelle Olaleye.

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness – Wednesday 22nd June | Disney +

Adventuring through the multiverse, Doctor Strange breaks open infinite possibilities for the MCU. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lashana Lynch and Sheila Atim.

Umbrella Academy – Wednesday 22nd June | Netflix

Back at the Academy, the Umbrellas clash with a new squad of Hargreeves siblings as a mysterious force begins to wreak havoc on the city. Get ready to experience some Super. Sibling. Rivalry.

The First Lady – Wednesday 22nd June | Paramount+

A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama.

Fighting for King and Empire: Britain’s Caribbean Heroes – Wednesday 22nd June | BBC Four

During the Second World War, thousands of men and women from Britain’s Caribbean colonies volunteered to join the fight against Hitler, but their contribution has largely been forgotten. In this documentary, veterans tell their extraordinary wartime stories and reveal how they have faced a lifelong struggle to be treated as equals by the UK government and the British people. Narrated by David Olusoga.

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Rise – Friday 24th June | Disney +

Real-life story about a family that produced the first trio of brother to become NBA Champions. With Jaden Osimuwa

The Man From Toronto – Friday 24th June | Netflix

A case of mistaken identity forces a bumbling entrepreneur to team up with a notorious assassin known as The Man from Toronto in hopes of staying alive. With Melanie Liburd.


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