- Words Notion Staff
As the days get warmer and the skies brighter, we’ve rounded up ten things to keep you busy this month. From the hottest festivals to the most gripping of television, here’s a guide to June’s best bits.
It’s official, Black Mirror will be gracing our screens once again in all its tech-horror glory on June 15th. Season six debuts on Netflix and it’s promised to be the most unexpected and unpredictable yet. Featuring Salma Hayek and Josh Hartnett, strap in for disturbia in droves in the five-part series.
The Crowded Room
Set in the summer of ‘79, this psychological thriller follows the storyline of a young man (played by Tom Holland) who is arrested for a heinous crime. In order to uncover the truth, an unlikely investigator must solve the mystery. Amanda Seyfried, Emmy Rossum, and Jason Isaacs join the cast of this captivating, interview-based series. Watch from the 8th of June on Apple TV.
‘Identity’ by Nora Roberts
A new addition to the prestigious New York Times Bestseller List and already taking its top spot, ‘Identity’ by Nora Jones is a thriller following one woman’s treacherous journey to reclaiming her life. Offering readers a seething sense of danger, it’s one to sink your teeth into this summer.
Our Planet II
And, breathe. Sir David Attenborough’s comforting Netflix series returns with a stellar four-parter. In his soothing tones, Attenborough narrates the myriad ways that animals navigate our planet, from billions of miniscule red crabs to a herd of pronghorn antelope. Catch Our Planet II on Netflix from the 14th of June.
The highly controversial The Idol hits NOW and Sky Atlantic on the 5th of June, a drama series jam-packed with stars including The Weeknd, Lily Rose Depp, and Jennie Kim. From Euphoria creator Sam Levinson, The Idol follows an exploited pop star’s fight for stardom with all the technicolour sleaze you’d expect of Levinson.
RnB & Slow Jams Karaoke Night
Tazer Black and Chuckie are once again handing over the mic for their RnB & Slow Jams night. On top of DJs spinning some groovy tunes, those who fancy a sing-a-long can join for the karaoke segment. With SZA, Summer Walker, Donnell Jones, and Drizzy Drake among the options, there’s a track for everyone. Tickets can be found here for the 18th June event.
Screen on the Canal at Kings Cross
If you’re in search of the perfect cosy date spot, wholesome picnic hangout, or family-friendly activity, the open-air cinema at Kings Cross reopens this month. Catch a flick for free this summer, from the glitzy magic of Elvis to Fantastic Mr Fox’s charming grin. Grease, Moulin Rouge, and Mamma Mia are among the must-sees on this year’s line-up.
Wes Anderson’s highly-anticipated Asteroid City rockets into cinemas at the end of June. Margot Robbie and Tom Hanks join the seasoned Anderson actors Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton for this ‘80s Americana-alien-blowout. Catch it in cinemas from the 23rd.
BST Hyde Park
Once a year, BST bring a series of concerts to Hyde Park with some of the industry’s biggest names. For those with a few free days at the end of June, P!nk and Guns N’ Roses will take to the stage – with a handful of huge names to come in July (cough, Lana Del Ray). Find tickets HERE on their website.
Love Supreme Jazz Festival
Taking place in East Sussex, Love Supreme are bringing the likes of Grace Jones, Little Simz, and Gabriels to a three-day jazz fest. Don’t miss out, tickets can be found HERE.