Whats On

Media Watch Monday 29th April – Friday 3rd May


Channel 4

8pm: Secrets of Your Missing Mail: Channel 4 Dispatches                                        With shoppers increasingly relying on private parcel companies to deliver goods purchased online, this undercover report finds out why couriers sometimes fail to provide an adequate service


10.30pm: Artscape – The New African Photography : The Red Dress                    Photography from an African perspective. Barbara Minishi photographs Kenyan women – from a presidential candidate to her own mother – in the same dress.



BBC Radio 4

6pm: Constant Cravings: Does Food Addiction Exist ?                                              Could obesity, in some cases, result from an addiction, and if so, do we need to change the way we treat it?



National Geographic

6pm: The World in Two Cities                                                                             Documentary focusing on the second and third largest cities in South Africa, Cape Town and Durban, telling the story of multiculturalism and demonstrating the spirit the places have.

In both cities, art, music, architecture and talent from a variety of nations come together to create a cultural blend unparalleled in the Southern Hemisphere

Crime & Investigation Network (C& I)

9pm: Wives with Knives                                                                                                  Wives with Knives features gripping stories of women who have committed violent crimes against their husbands or lovers. Some women endured years of emotional, sexual, and physical abuse before fighting back. Others were motivated by greed and jealousy.

With first-hand accounts from the actual women who committed the crimes, as well as police, investigators, family members, and the victims themselves, Wives with Knives reveals the traumatic events that led up to these deadly confrontations.


10.30pm: People & Power : The Kenyan Candidate                                                   Investigating allegations of corruption and intimidation amid Kenya’s 2013 elections.



BBC Radio 4

7.15pm: Front Row                                                                                                           With John Wilson, including Cultural Exchange: writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie nominates the painting Tutu, by Ben Enwonwu.

Sky Atlantic

11.35pm: Treme – Season 3 Episode 8 of 10 :Don’t You Leave Me Here              LaDonna begins to receive anonymous threats as a hearing related to her assault approaches and turns to Albert for support. Janette prepares for the opening of her restaurant, Antoine becomes frustrated by his trombone playing and Toni fears for Sofia’s safety. Nelson uses his Washington, DC connections to open doors in New Orleans and Sonny is forced to pawn his instruments

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