Welcome to our weekly What To Watch television and streaming guide. This week features Walking Wartime Britain, Black Bird, Golf: The Open and Ghislaine Maxwell: The Making of a Monster.

The False Servant

Orange Theatre online, available now

When a man thinks he can take a rich woman’s money and run off with an even more lucrative potential fiancée, he’d better not tell the fiancée by mistake. In this acclaimed production of The False Servant, Le Chevalier, a woman disguised as the son of an aristocrat, embarks on a plan that will expose the dark heart of this male power-play. Get tickets here.

Walking Wartime Britain

Channel 5, Tuesday 12 July at 7 pm

Former Royal Marine Arthur Williams travels to South Devon to learn about the various wartime visitors that wound up in the region, including thousands of London’s evacuee children, Belgians who fled from the Nazis, and students who were being trained for war. 

Black Bird

Apple TV+, available now

Prison drama Black Bird stars Taron Egerton as Jimmy, a prisoner serving ten years in a minimum-security prison and Ray Liotta in one of his final roles before he passed away last month. When the FBI comes knocking and offers Jimmy a dangerous deal, he must choose between enduring the sentence with no possibility of parole or entering a maximum-security prison and befriending the suspected serial killer Larry Hall (Paul Walter Hauser). Jimmy tries to extract a confession, but how can a killer be trusted?

Golf: The Open

BBC Two, Thursday 14 July at 9 pm

Eilidh Barbour presents action from the first day of the Major, which takes place at St Andrews in Scotland and sees Collin Morikawa enter as the defending champion. The coverage will include commentary by Andrew Cotter, Ned Michaels and Ken Brown. 

Fashion African Literatures

V&A Online, Friday 15 July at 7 pm

Join creative strategist Naana Orléans-Amissah with the AKO Caine Prize shortlisted writers as they explore the parallels, departures and variety in story-shaping that come from this expansive continent. The discussions will set their stories against the specific lens of African fashion over the last 70 years to challenge and celebrate the multiplicity in craft and vision of Africa and its many creatives. Get tickets here.

Ghislaine Maxwell: The Making of a Monster

Channel 4, available now

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years for her part in procuring underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein. The Making of a Monster — another well-timed documentary about her life — attempts to recount her story and reveals the events leading up to the crimes she committed. The first episode of this three-part series examines her early years, growing up with a tyrannical father who then died mysteriously and left the family destitute. Maxwell later found opportunities in New York during the 90s, eventually embracing the American elite and the financier that would make her infamous.