What To Watch W/C Monday 26th June

We have plenty in store for you to watch this week …

Let us know what you will be getting stuck into.

We Hunt Together – Mondays from 26th June @ 10:40pm | BBC One

This darkly comic, provocative cat-and-mouse thriller follows two conflicted cops as they track down a deadly duo and face the dangerous power of desire. Starring Dipo Ola and Babou Ceesay.

Africa Rising with Afua Hirsch – Tuesday 27th June @ 9pm | BBC Two

In South Africa, once notorious for racial segregation under the apartheid regime, Afua Hirsch finds a country in transition, with a new creativity emerging from the roots up in the townships as the once-oppressed reclaim their art scene. She explores how far this process is driven by what locals call ‘ekasi’, the street-cool of the townships.

Hijack – Wednesday 28th June | Apple TV+

Told in real-time the series follows the journey of a hijacked plane as it makes its way to London over a seven-hour flight, and authorities on the ground scramble for answers. Starring Idris Elba, Christine Adams and Rochenda Sandall.

The Trouble with Kanye – Wednesday 28th June @ 9pm | BBC Two

Unfolding against the backdrop of Ye’s recent behaviour and his rumoured 2024 presidential campaign, this documentary sees journalist Mobeen Azhar travel to the United States to try to discover how one of America’s most celebrated artists has been accused of spreading hate and division.

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The Witcher: S3 – Thursday 29th June | Netflix

Destiny brought them together. Dangerous forces are trying to tear them apart. Geralt and Yennefer fight to keep Ciri safe as war brews on the Continent. With Mimî M Khayisa and Wilson Mbomio.

Riches – Friday 30th June @ 9pm | ITV or stream free now on ITVX

Following sudden and devastating circumstances in the Richards family, Nina and Simon, the estranged children of Stephen Richards are brought back to the UK. A surprising turn of events regarding the future of the family’s hair and cosmetics empire, Flair and Glory, brings the reunited family into collision. Starring Deborah Ayorinde, Sarah Niles, Hugh Quarshie and more.

Champion – Saturday 1st July @ 9:15pm | BBC One

Rap sensation Bosco Champion is home from prison, and ready to dominate the music industry once more. But when his dutiful younger sister Vita’s own talent is discovered by Bosco’s rival, she steps out of her brother’s shadow to become a performer in her own right, setting the Champion siblings against one another and tearing apart the whole family in the process.

Drill on Trial – Sunday 2nd July @ 9pm | BBC Three

1Xtra DJ Tiffany Calver explores the relationship between the UK drill, a popular but controversial genre of rap, and the authorities who blame it for a rise in violent crime.

DJ Tiffany Calver – Drill On Trial -Credit: BBC Three

Black Pop: Celebrating The Power Of Black Culture – Streaming Now | Hayu

For the first time ever, a multi-part, archive-rich series that looks at the Black American dream through decades of pop culture; the series will explore how Black Americans shaped culture through film, television, music and comedy.


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