What To Watch W/C 8th November

BAFTA-winning Life and Rhymes returns this week with Benjamin Zephaniah introducing us to some of the UK’s leading spoken word performers.

Passing also arrives on our screens, check out our interview with Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga here discussing their roles in the movie adaptation of the famed novel of the same name.

Moneybags – Monday 8th November 3pm | Channel 4

Ten contestants join host Craig Charles for their chance to win a life-changing cash prize. Every week, there’s an incredible £1 million up for grabs, including a £100K bag.

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The Tower – Monday 8th November 9pm | ITV

DS Sarah Collins and her colleague DC Steve Bradshaw investigate the deaths of a long-serving police officer, PC Hadley Matthews, and a 15-year-old Libyan refugee, Farah Mehenni, who fell from the roof of Portland Tower in south-east London. Starring Jimmy Akingbola and Tahirah Sharif.

Life and Rhymes: S2 – Wednesday 10th November 10pm | Sky Arts

Professor Benjamin Zephaniah brings you a brand new series of Life and Rhymes, from London’s Battersea Park. Watch some of the UK’s leading spoken word performers and see randomly chosen members of the audience step up to the mic as well.

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Passing – Wednesday 10th November | Netflix

In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who is passing as white. Starring Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga.

7 Prisoners – Thursday 11th November | Netflix

An impoverished teen seeking to escape the clutches of a human trafficker must weigh living up to his moral code against his struggle to survive.

Jazz Voice 2021 – From the London Jazz Festival – Friday 12 November 10:30pm | BBC Four

Guy Barker and the EFG London Jazz Festival Orchestra are joined by guest singers including Ayanna Witter-Johnson and Ego Ella May as they perform jazz classics drawn from the world of film. Hosted by Jumoké Fashola.

Photo Credit: jumokefashola.com

Dopesick – Friday 12th November | STAR on Disney +

The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the
boardrooms of Purdue Pharma to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the

Doom Patrol: S3 – Sunday 14th November | StarzPlay

Starring Joivan Wade, S3 of the popular series about the adventures of an idealistic mad scientist and his field team of superpowered outcasts, returns.

Batwoman: S3 – Sunday 14th November 11.05pm | E4

Series 3 of Batwoman returns to our screens with Javicia Leslie and Camrus Johnson as leads.


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