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Black History Month - Entertainment

Entertainment shows that celebrate Black lives and Black culture, all available for free on Freeview Play. 

 

Famalam

Super sharp sketch show starring black British talent. Meet the Nigerian prince no-one emails back, discover Nollywood's 'finest', and watch the rudest Midsomer Murders ever.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Twenties

Wannabe screenwriter Hattie is an unapologetic, queer, African-American woman. Hollywood isn't ready for her. Is she ready for Hollywood? Figuring-it-out comedy by Lena Waithe.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Highlife

Docu-ality series following the lives and loves of a group of ambitious, glamorous, young British West Africans who are all chasing their own idea of success.

Watch now on All 4

 

Group of young Black British people glamorously dressed and laughing together

Big Age

Bolu Babalola's comedy about four young Black-British friends. Sade's 25th birthday gets off to a rocky start when she quits her job. So her best friend prescribes a day of decadent distraction.

Watch now on All 4

Two young black women looking to the right

Desmond’s

Classic sitcom set in a Peckham barber shop, starring the late, great Norman Beaton. Desmond's was first shown on Channel 4 in 1989 and ran for six years.

Watch now on All 4

Mo Gilligan’s All Star Happy Hour

Stand-up sensation Mo Gilligan presents a joyful mix of high-energy comedy, celebrity-filled fun and prize-winning games.

Watch now on All 4

Chewing Gum

Comedy series following religious, Beyonce-obsessed 24-year-old Tracey Gordon who is fast finding out that the more she learns about the world, the less she understands. 

Watch now on All 4

Dreaming whilst Black

Kwabena is an aspiring filmmaker trapped in his recruitment job. When an old friend fixes him an opportunity, he must decide between going all in or giving up his dream entirely.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

A young Black couple grin at each other behind a bar

Bamous

BAMOUS is an unashamedly provocative comedy show centred on the NASBLAQ, a mythical stock index for black and famous talent. Hosted by award-winning comedian Dane Baptiste.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Enterprice

Entrepreneurs Kazim and Jeremiah are rolling out their new home delivery service. Jerry's got the brains, Kaz is the big dreamer - together they're pushing to escape the hustle.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

The Rap Game UK

Six new MCs. One amazing opportunity. Rap legends DJ Target, Krept and Konan hunt for the next big MC to take over the scene.

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Timewasters

Sitcom about a jazz band who find themselves transported back in time to the 1920s.

Watch now on ITV Hub

Looking for more recommendations?

For more recommendations, and more Black History Month content, head over to Channel 100 on your Freeview Play TV.

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