British? Grew up in the 90s/00s? Love a dose of Nostalgia? The Watch Grime Kids this week!
Based on the original Grime Kids book by DJ Target and created by Theresa Ikoko which charts the rise of a group of teenagers growing up in 2001.
If you’re looking for early festive fun then catch Singer Brandy Norwood in Best Christmas Ever and rapper Chris “Ludacris” Bridges in Dashing Through The Snow. With so much more on offer this week, let us know what you’ll be watching.
Grime Kids – Monday 13th November @ 10pm | BBC Three & BBC iPlayer
Coming of age drama, set in 2001 in Bow, East London. Dane, Junior, Kai, Bishop and Bayo, navigate their first loves, fracturing home lives, financial pressures, brushes with danger, and the ever-present question: what kind of man do you want to be? All the while pursuing (with various levels of enthusiasm) a very new, and maybe not-so-justified dream to make it big in the garage music scene.
The Lazarus Project: S2 – Wednesday 15th November | Sky Max
When the world locks into a never-ending time loop that will ultimately end with the planet’s complete extinction, the Lazarus team must race against time to find a solution before humanity is wiped out forever. Among their number is resolute Lazarus agent, George, who’s been disgraced after betraying the organisation in the name of love. Stars Paapa Essiedu.
Honey: Rise up and Dance – Thursday 16th November | Netflix
Despite discouragement from her loved ones, a talented street dancer tries out for an exclusive dance crew in a bid to win a college scholarship. Stars Teyana Taylor, Sierra McClain and Bryshere Y. Gray.
Best Christmas Ever – Thursday 16th November | Netflix
After a twist of fate brings their families together for Christmas, Charlotte sets out to prove her old friend Jackie’s life is too good to be true. Stars Brandy Norwood.
The Queenstown Kings – Friday 17th November | Netflix
After his father’s death, a washed-up soccer star returns to rural Queenstown and struggles to connect with his son, a promising player with big dreams.
Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story – Friday 17th November | Prime Video
Underneath Tyler Perry’s entertainment behemoth is a man working humbly to heal his childhood trauma by transforming his pain into promise. This nod to Perry’s mother’s love is a tender and intimate portrait of visionary and innovator his harrowing but faithful road to the top of an industry that didn’t always include him.
Rustin – Friday 17th November | Netflix
Activist Baynard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington. It stars Aml Ameen and Colman Domingo.
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Friday 17th November | In Cinemas
Follows a young Coriolanus who is the last hope for his failing lineage, the once-proud Snow family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With his livelihood threatened, Snow is reluctantly assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird, a tribute from the impoverished District 12. But after Gray’s charm captivates the audience of Panem, Snow sees an opportunity to shift their fates. With everything he has worked for hanging in the balance, Snow unites with Gray to turn the odds in their favour. Stars Viola Davis. With Ayomide Adegun, Zoe Renee, Carl Spencer and Kaitlyn Akinpelumi.
Dashing Through The Snow – Friday 17th November | Disney+
Eddie Garrick is a good-hearted man who has turned his back on Christmas due to a traumatic childhood experience. At the request of his wife Allison, Eddie takes his 8-year-old daughter Charlotte out with him on Christmas Eve, where they meet a mysterious man in a red suit named Nick. Eddie thinks the man is delusional and needs professional help, but when he evokes the wrath of a local politician, he and his daughter are taken on a magical adventure that might restore his faith in Christmas. Stars Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Teyonah Parris and Lil Rel Howery.
Kin: S1 -Saturday 18 November @ 9:35 pm | BBC One
An Irish crime drama, where a boy is killed and his family embarks on a gangland war with an international cartel – a war that is impossible to win. With Yasmin Seky, Ryan Lincoln and Hannah Adeogun.