There are some incredible free box sets you can watch from the comfort of your own home. It doesn’t matter whether you like crime dramas, comedies, or nature documentaries there is something for everyone. Sit back, relax, grab some popcorn and watch something new today.
Seven Worlds One Planet
Seven Worlds One Planet is the perfect nature documentary for when you’re itching to travel but can’t. Listen to the soothing voice of Sir David Attenborough and visit seven colourful environments as you explore a colourful world of life and drama. Stare in awe and wonder at the majestic animals of Africa, the beautiful creatures of Europe and the hardy life of Antarctica. Watch Seven Worlds One Planet on BBC iPlayer today.
Peep Show follows the lives of two dysfunctional friends who live together in Croydon, London. Mark is a socially awkward loan manager, and Jeremy is a talentless and unemployed slacker. If down-to-earth and at times awkward social comedy is your thing then you’ll love Peep Show. The show has received consistent critical acclaim and ranks as one of the best British sitcoms in the Radio Times. Fortunately, you can catch the whole thing on My4.
Killing Eve is a high-strung cat and mouse story that follows a security operative as they hunt down a lethal assassin. Dark and action-packed, you’ll end up binging Killing Eve in mere days. Watch Killing Eve on BBC iPlayer today.
My Mad Fat Diary
A story about a 16-year-old girl named Rae who struggles with her mental health and body image. My Mad Fat Diary is both funny and moving, and an uncompromising portrayal of adolescent angst. The show’s gimmicks aren’t for everyone but there’s nothing quite like My Mad Fat Diary. Grab a brew and watch it on My4.
Humans is a critically acclaimed science-fiction drama that takes place in a parallel present tense. The series explores the social, psychological and cultural implications of the invention of anthropomorphic robots known as “synths”. Critics have praised Humans for its well-drawn characters, its emotional intrigue and universal appeal. Don’t miss out, catch Humans on My4 while you still can.
The show is a multi-award winning black comedy that follows a group of teenagers in Derry, Northern Ireland towards the end of the Troubles. Derry Girls has received critical acclaim and is the most-watched series in Northern Ireland since records began in 2002. It has won a plethora of awards and renowned for its raw writing and dark humour. Derry Girls is well worth a look on My4.
The Missing is a British anthology drama series about lost children. In the first series, the story follows Tony Hughes, who works with a retired detective to search for his son Oliver. Tony Hughes and his wife Emily lose sight of their son who goes missing on holiday in France. Eight years later, fresh evidence appears, and the case reopens. In the second series, a similar event occurs in Germany and retired detective Julien Baptiste gets to work to find Alice and solve the mystery. You can watch the first series on BBC iPlayer, don’t miss it.
The Inbetweeners is a hilarious and memorable sitcom that follows a group of teenage boys led by Will McKenzie at the fictional Rudge Park Comprehensive. It involves school life, friendship, and embarrassing encounters with the opposite sex. The group’s social awkwardness and misadventures will cause you to cringe and laugh, often simultaneously. The Inbetweeners has high ratings and won two awards. Check it out on My4.
His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials is a fantasy drama based on the eponymous novel by Philip Pullman set in a multi-world reality. It follows the life and adventures of a young orphan girl named Lyra who lives with the scholars at Jordan College in Oxford. Lyra discovers a dangerous secret involving Lord Asriel and his former lover Marisa Coulter, a series of kidnappings and a mysterious substance called Dust. The show is praised for its visuals, child-like wonder and rigour, and is well-received by critics. Catch it on BBC iPlayer.
Gavin & Stacey
Gavin & Stacey is a British sitcom about two families. It follows the romance between Gavin from Essex and Stacey from Wales and details the stages in their relationship including their first meeting, engagement and marriage. The show has won several awards and has been lauded by critics for its good humour and excellent acting. You can watch Gavin & Stacey on BBC iPlayer.
Watch Something New Today
There are more incredible free box sets to watch than ever, but they might not be available forever. Go beyond the confines of your home and see something amazing today.
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