What To Watch W/C 3rd April

Happy first week of April!

With the kids off school and the easter weekend ahead, take a look at some great shows to entertain you this week.

Let us know what you’ll be watching.

Black Art: In The Absence of Light – Monday 3rd April @ 2pm | Sky Docs

Documentary shining a light on Black American artists, their contributions to contemporary art and the 1976 exhibition from the late David Driskell that paved the way. With Kerry James Marshall, Kehinde Wiley, Carrie, Mae Weems and Amy Sherald.

DNA Journey: Oti and Motsi Mabuse – Monday 3rd April @ 10:45pm | ITV1

Sisters Oti and Motsi Mabuse head on a journey across their homeland of South Africa to explore their extraordinary family history. The sisters have tried to explore their history before, but with records for black South Africans almost non-existent, going on their DNA journey is the last roll of the dice to discover their roots.

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My Name is Mo’Nique – Tuesday 4th April | Netflix

You think you know Mo’Nique? From staring down a racist teacher to her grandmother’s sex warning, she spills all in this stand-up-comedy special.

Rain Dogs – Tuesday 4th April @ 10.40pm | BBC One

A wild and punky tale of a mother’s love for her daughter, of deep-rooted and passionate friendships, and of brilliance thwarted by poverty and prejudice. With Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo.

Redefined: J.R.Smith– Tuesday 4th April | Prime Video

Follows a championship-winning player for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers, who, at the age of 19, after being selected in the NBA draft, finds himself without a team to call his own and is looking to redefine his future.

AIR – Wednesday 5th April | In Cinemas

Follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising vision of a mother who knows the worth of her son’s immense talent, and the basketball phenom who would become the greatest of all time. Revealing the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then rookie Michael Jordan and Nike. With Chris Tucker, Viola Davis and Marlon Wayans.

Will Trent – Wednesday 5th April | Disney+

As a child, Trent was abandoned and was forced to endure a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta’s overwhelmed foster care system. Now that he is in a position to make a difference, Trent is determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no one is abandoned like he was. With Sonja Sohn, Iantha Ricahrdson and Deion Smith.

Schmigadoon!: Season 2 – Wednesday 5th April | Apple TV+

A couple on a backpacking trip discovers a magical town in which everyone acts like they’re in a classic musical. Josh and Melissa miss the magic they felt in Schmigadoon and in an attempt to return, find themselves in Schmicago—the reimagined world of ’60s and ’70s musicals. Starring Keegan Michael-Key, Tituss Burgess and Ariana DeBose.

Dreamland – Thursday 6th April 2023 @ 9pm | Sky Atlantic

Trish is pregnant for the third time with her partner Spence, and this time, she’s decided it will be a girl. Her two sisters Clare and Leila rally around her with their mum and nan, “manifesting” a little girl at Trish’s ‘mani-festival’. But when their other sister, Mel, makes an unexpected reappearance back into their lives, her return threatens to destabilise the entire family. Starring Freema Agyeman and Kiell Smith- Bynoe.

Gangs Of Lagos – Friday 7th April | Prime Video

A group of friends who each have to navigate their own destiny, growing up on the bustling streets and neighborhood of Isale Eko, Lagos. Starring Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Chike Osebuka and more.

The Portable Door – Friday 7th April | Sky Cinema

A man lands an internship at a mysterious London firm with unconventional employees, including the charismatic CEO who is incorporating modern corporate strategy into ancient magical practices. Starring Sophie Wilde.

Die Hart 2: Die Harter – Stream Now | Roku

Follows the funnyman as he plays a fictionalized version of himself as an actor desperate to make it as one of the greatest action heroes the film industry has ever seen. It’s a task that proves to be harder than anticipated as he has a difficult time convincing Hollywood producers he’s more than just a comedic star and battles foes trying to stop him along the way. Starring Kevin Hart and Nathalie Emmanuel.


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