What To Watch w/c Monday 8th March 2021

Exciting new content this week with Jesus and The Black Messiah available to rent on BFI player.

To celebrate this there will be three days of immersive events including interviews with Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, and Akala. For more information check out the BFI website. There is also a great range of British and American shows from dramas to reality TV. Don’t forget to get in touch with your thoughts and recommendations …

Oprah with Meghan and Harry – Monday 9pm (ITV)
Oprah Winfrey will speak with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, in a wide-ranging interview, covering everything from stepping into life as a Royal, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work to how she is handling life under intense public pressure. Later, the two are joined by Prince Harry as they speak about their move to the United States and their future hopes and dreams for their expanding family.

The Great Celebrity Bake Off – 8pm Channel 4
Once again, a range of familiar faces will be entering the tent in support of Stand Up To Cancer, raising money to help fund vital cancer research. In each episode four celebrities join Bake Off host Matt Lucas in the tent, aiming to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith with their baking skills. They’ll face a trio of challenges at the end of which one celebrity will be named the week’s Star Baker.
Celebrities include Dame Kelly Holmes – Olympic gold medallist, Ade Adepitan MBE – Paralympian and presenter, Alexandra Burke – singer and X Factor winner, Dizzee Rascal – rapper, KSI – YouTube sensation and rapper

Last Chance U: Basketball – 10th March (Netflix)
This eight-part Netflix sports documentary follows the gritty world of community college basketball, highlighting the East Los Angeles College Huskies (ELAC). Led by coach John Mosley, the team hustles to prove themselves in their last chance to play at the next level.

Judas and the Black Messiah – 11th March (available to rent on BFI Player)
Daniel Kaluuya won a Golden Globe for his role as Chairman Fred Hampton in this tragic biopic. Offered a plea deal by the FBI, informant William O’Neal (played by Lakeith Stanfield) infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton Starring Daniel Kaluuya.

We Love Moses – 10th March (Netflix)
When Ella was twelve, she had her first fight. And when she was twelve, she discovered sex. Now eighteen, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her older brother Michael’s best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries. Starring Raphel Famotibe, Jerome Holder, Kerri McLean, Vanessa Babirye, and Ursula Holliday.

Cherry – March 12th (Apple TV+)
Cherry follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. With Ola Orebiyi and Damon Wayans Jr.

Grace – 14th March 8 pm (ITV)
Obsessed with the disappearance of his beloved wife and other long-forgotten cold cases, Detective Roy Grace risks being moved from the job he loves most. However, when a stag night prank appears to go wrong and the groom goes missing, Grace’s colleague Detective Sergeant Branson calls enlists him to unravel the events that led to the mysterious event, three days before his wedding. With Richie Campbell as Detective Sergeant Glenn Branson, Rakie Ayola as Assistant Chief Constable Alison Vosper, and Amaka Okafor as DC Emma Jane Boutwood.


Imperial Dreams (Netflix)
Imperial Dreams revolves around a young father (Boyega) returning home from prison to take care of his son and becoming a writer, but his plans were troubled by crime and poverty. Starring John Boyega

The Best of Enemies – (Netflix)
In 1971, a summit on school integration in North Carolina pits a civil rights activist against a Ku Klux Klan leader, sparking an unlikely friendship. Starring: Babou Ceesay, Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Anne Heche, Wes Bentley, Nick Searcy.


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