TV Guide 20.06.22

MONDAY 20TH

Back In Time For Birmingham, 9pm, BBC2

BBC Asian Network presenter Noreen Khan and historian Yasmin Khan take the Sharma family on a historical journey to find out what life was like for South Asian families who settled in Britain 70 years ago. Mum Manisha and 20-year-old Alisha visit first-generation immigrants, bringing home comforts and vital kitchen equipment. 

How To Hire A Hitman, 10pm, Channel 4

In this two-part series, presenter and true-crime obsessive Yinka Bokinni delves into the dark web to find out if it’s possible to anonymously hire a hitman. She discovers hundreds of hacked messages from a murder-for-hire site that shows people around the world have been ordering hits online – and they’re not gang members or the Mafia, but ordinary people who want friends, partners and work colleagues dead.


WEDNESDAY 22ND

Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain, 9pm, BBC2

Lenny Henry is joined by famous faces from the worlds of art, music, entertainment, TV and theatre to celebrate his Caribbean-British heritage. He examines what it means to be both Caribbean and British today, looking at the culture Caribbean post-war arrivals brought to the UK. He explores the stories of activism, entrepreneurship and resilience behind these artforms and how these early cultural pioneers laid the foundations for the next generation.

In My Skin, 10pm, BBC Three

This new comedy drama follows the life of 16-year-old Bethan Gwyndaf as she deals with the awkwardness and insecurities of teenage life, and navigates her feelings about her unconventional family. Bethan’s mother has been sectioned in a mental facility and her father is a Hell's Angel who drives a rag-and-bone truck – something she’s desperately trying to keep from her schoolfriends. 


THURSDAY 23RD

Naked Attraction, 9pm, Channel 4

Anna Richardson hosts an LGBTQ+ special to celebrate Pride Month. In this special, Anna looks back at the most memorable singletons from across the sexual spectrum, before catching up with some unforgettable contestants, including 75-year-old bisexual Ian, and transfeminine singleton Callie, who came on the show to find her first proper date.


FRIDAY 24TH

Glastonbury 2022, 8pm, BBC2

Glastonbury is back for the first time in three years. Lauren Laverne and Jack Saunders welcome viewers to Worthy Farm in Somerset, where, for the first time, they broadcast live from site on a Friday night. Highlights include sets from Sam Fender, Wolf Alice and headliner Billie Eilish. 

One Question, 8pm, Channel 4

Claudia Winkleman hosts this new game show in which pairs of contestants must answer one question to win a £100,000 prize. There are 20 possible answers, but only one is correct. In the first episode, cousins Emma and Janae from Birmingham and best friends Marie and Paola from London are up against the clock.

Apocalypse Wow, 10pm, ITV2

Hosted by Radio 1Xtra DJ Arielle Free and Donna Preston (as The Mistress) this celebrity game show sees Tinchy Stryder, Luke Kempner, Samira Mighty and David Potts take on gruelling challenges for charity. They have to face the Superhuman Bosses – including Tiny Iron and The Belly – in a series of battles in the Torture Dome before the weakest of them is strapped inside a human pinata.


SUNDAY 26TH

Kelly Holmes: Being Me, 10.20pm, ITV1

Dame Kelly Holmes is one of the UK’s most successful athletes. She became only the third woman in history to win the 800m and 1500m Olympic double at the Athens games in 2004. In this documentary, she opens up about significant parts of her life for the first time and talks about the emotional journey she's been on over the past 30 years, and its impact on her mental health. 

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