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Our TV picks for Black History Month UK 2021

Updated: Mar 18, 2022

Check out a few of our TV recommendations to help you celebrate and learn more about UK Black history, culture and talent.

Sorry, I Didn’t Know, S2

ITV and ITV Hub, Sundays at 10:30pm

Jimmy Akingbola returns as the host of this comedy panel show, for a special five-part series throughout the month. He's joined by team leaders Judi Love and Chizzy Akudolu, as well as a host of special guests including Kojo Anim, Russell Kane, Sikisa, and Stephen K Amos. Each team goes head-to-head test knowledge and come out victorious.

Ashley Banjo: Britain in Black and White

ITV and ITV Hub, 19th October 9:00pm

A year on from winning a BAFTA award for his dance group Diversity's BLM inspired performance. Ashley Banjo explores Britain's relationship with race, opening up about his experiences of racism in the UK, and meeting with British civil rights activists and those who criticised his dance troop's performance on Britain's Got Talent. The Blackprint

ITV and ITV Hub, 14th October 9:00pm

African-American music producer and rapper, explores what it means to be Black and British whilst comparing the experience to that of the USA. He meets members of the UK Black community from school children to trailblazers in technology.


Streaming on BBC iplayer