We absolutely love seeing Susan Wokoma on our screens…
And as an extra treat – catch her in Cheaters this Tuesday. A great selection of films, docs and drama to last you the week as we enter this new month. Check out our list next week for more recommendations.
Boobs – Monday 7th February 10pm | Channel 4
While British women are more likely to be dissatisfied with the size of their breasts than women in other countries, ‘free the nipple’ is a clarion call across the world, and fake boobs inflate the earnings of reality TV stars everywhere. Using a mix of interviews and hilarious clips from classic films, this timely look at boobs covers everything from bras to Baywatch, including interviews with podcaster Jackie Adedeji.
The Stand Up Sketch Show – Monday 7th February 10pm | ITV2
The new series of the comedy show featuring some of the best comedians in the UK
showing off their skills in stand-up routines and sketches continues. Starring Dane Baptiste.
BRIT Awards 2022 – Tuesday 8th February 8pm | ITV
Stand by for a star-studded evening featuring performances by the hottest acts as
Mo Gilligan presents the awards ceremony at The O2 Arena in London.
This is Going to Hurt – Tuesday 8th February 9pm | BBC One
This Is Going To Hurt, based on Adam Kay’s award-winning bestselling memoir,
follows Adam, a doctor who we find wending his way through the ranks of hospital
hierarchy – junior enough to suffer the crippling hours, but senior enough to face a
constant barrage of terrifying responsibilities. With Kadiff Kirwan.
Cheaters – Tuesday 8th February 09:50pm | BBC One
After their flight from Finland is delayed, strangers Josh and Fola (Susan Wokoma)
end up getting drunk and sleeping together, unbeknownst to their partners back
home. When Josh gets home the next day he is shocked to discover that Fola is his
Ms Pat: Y’all Wanna Hear Something Crazy? – Tuesday 8th February | Netflix
Tune into Comedian Ms. Pat’s first hour-long Netflix special. Ms. Pat recalls growing
up poor in Atlanta during the Reagan era, what she learned spending five days in
juvenile detention, how her mom made her get baptized at local churches to get
money, and much much more.
Only Jokes Allowed – Wednesday 9th February | Netflix
Six South African comedians are making their way to Netflix and they’re coming in
hot starring Mpho Popps, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Robby Collins, Celeste Ntuli, Gilli
Apter and Nina Hastie.
President: Storyville – Wednesday 9th February 10pm | BBC Four
When Dictator Robert Mugabe was ousted by his own party, Zimbabwe’s new
leaders promised a democratic Presidential election – the first since the start of
Mugabe’s rule almost 40 years earlier.
Fear Index – Thursday 10th February 9pm | Sky Atlantic
Dr Alex Hoffman is launching VIXAL-4 to investors - an AI-driven system that exploits
fear in the financial markets and operates at lightning speed to make big returns. The
promise is billions, the rich are ready to get richer but this is not the day Alex
and Hugo had planned. What follows is a terrifying journey through the worst 24
hours of Alex’s life - cutting across reality, memory and paranoid fantasy, forcing him to question everything he sees with his own eyes. Starring Aïssa Maïga, Kevin Ezekiel Ogunleye.
Little Darlings – Friday 11th February – SKY Kids Stream On NOW TV
A four-part mini-series about 11-year-old Destiny who longs to meet her dad… it just so happens that he is rock star Danny Kilman (Lemar) and doesn’t even know she exists! Home for Kate (Jamelia) and Destiny is a flat in Birmingham – light years away from the luxurious Kilman mansion – but Destiny is delighted when her mum agrees it’s time to meet her dad. Everything changes when the two families meet in the middle of the night: sparks fly between Kate and Danny and Destiny finds a soul mate in her new sister, Sunset. Through their instant connection and mutual passion for music, the two sisters see each other in a way no one else can, bringing out each other’s hidden talent to shine for all the world to see. With Janae Vito, Diaana Babnicova, Kayla Mai Alvares and Nathan Bryon.