'Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers' - The 5 best things on TV Wednesday, 22 September

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Get a rare glimpse at the Royal Family's personal anecdotes tonight as they remember Prince Philip on BBC One.

Channel 5 are on the case to discover the true extent of murderer Levi Bellfield's past in another of their true crime documentaries.

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Elsewhere, it's a bumper day for streaming services with the fourth and final season of Dear White People launching at Netflix and Disney+ debuting animated series Star Wars: Visions as well as comic book adaptation Y: The Last Man.

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Prince Charles shares a funny anecdote. (Oxford Films/BBC)

The best TV to watch on Wednesday, 22 September, 2021

Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers - BBC One - 9pm

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Prince Philip's loved ones share their stories of him. (Oxford Films/Iconic Images/Terry O'Neil)

This rare collection of first-hand memories from key members of the Royal Family was originally going to be part of Prince Philip's 100th birthday celebrations, but now serves as a tribute to him after his death earlier this year.

Royals including William, Harry and Charles share their treasured memories while Sophie reveals his love of The Hairy Bikers, and cine-video from the Queen's own collection through their decades together also features.

Levi Bellfield: Getting Away with Murder? - Channel 5 - 10pm

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Levi Bellfiield features in tonight's true crime documentary. (Metroplitan Police via Getty Images)

True crime documentaries continue at Channel 5, this time following up on the previous title The Abduction of Milly Dowler.

In this latest programme, the criminal past of her killer Bellfield is explored, posing questions about how he was left at large for so long and speculating on the many crimes he may have committed that had not been attributed to him before.

Dear White People - Netflix

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Dear White People gets a musical spin. (Lara Solanki/Netflix)

Series four of the dramedy about racial tensions in an Ivy League college begins streaming on Netflix today.

This will be the final season and it's been a long wait, with previously-released series in 2017, 2018 and 2019 before an obviously unplanned break.

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Look out for one big change in the final season, though - it takes the form of a 90s musical with an all-singing, all-dancing cast in an ambitious departure from its previous comedy drama episodes.

Star Wars: Visions - Disney+

Different anime studios are given the keys to the galaxy far, far away in 'Star Wars: Visions'. (Disney/Lucasfilm)
Different anime studios are given the keys to the galaxy far, far away in 'Star Wars: Visions'. (Disney/Lucasfilm)

Star Wars fans won't want to miss this further expansion into the universe with 10 different animated episodes that explore stories not yet covered by the films.

The project involves various different anime studios who all bring their own unique styles to their episodes.

Y: The Last Man - Disney+

Y: The Last Man --
The comic book series makes it to TV. (Rafy Winterfeld/FX)

New Disney series Y: The Last Man is based on a Noughties comic book series about a strange global event that sees everyone with a Y chromosome die - except for Yorick Brown and his pet monkey.

As the world struggles to adjust to this new reality, so does Yorick to his status as the last man on Earth.

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