As we approach the half-way point of the second national lockdown many people are getting a bit bored of being stuck at home.
The dark evenings don’t make life easier when the pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and bingo halls are shut and any concerts or other indoor entertainment has been postponed or cancelled.
While anyone with a streaming service probably has no end of suggested viewing, we’ve put together a list of what is free to watch on iPlayer for anyone with a TV Licence.
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Set in a parallel world ruled by the sinister Magisterium, a battle rages over a mysterious particle called Dust. Orphan Lyra has to stop the fight from spilling over into our universe.
A political thriller by David Hare about an embattled Tory politician, played by Hugh Laurie, who tries to leave his past behind.
A comedy set over several years, following the love life of a New Yorker played by Anna Kendrick.
Gillian Anderson stars in a drama about the intertwined lives of two hunters – a serial killer hidden in plain sight and the detective desperate to catch him.
Rolf Larsen, a respected detective on the Copenhagen police force, has his life brutally upended when his baby daughter goes missing. Five years later, a new lead emerges. The drama has subtitles.
Wounded physically and emotionally, Cormoran Strike’s chaotic life masks his ability to unravel complex cases. A crime series created by Harry Potter author JK Rowling.
A cash-strapped young couple inherit a rickety country mansion, only to find it teeming with needy ghosts. A grown-up comedy from the Horrible Histories team.
Gemma appears to have it all – the job, the husband, the family. But can you ever really know someone, including yourself? An explosive, obsessive, drama.
Four people deal with the struggles of life in this drama from the world of Doctor Foster.
Idris Elba stars as the brilliant, troubled detective who crosses the line between personal and professional as he investigates the darkest crimes in London.
A superhero show set across the globe about people suddenly discovering their new abilities and using them for good and evil.
Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker star in the long-running domestic sitcom following the fortunes of Ben and Susan Harper and their children.
Stretching from the last days of Richard III to the First World War, the classic British comedy is available to stream from beginning to end.
A comedy in documentary form about cousins Kerry and Kurtan in their very small, very boring Cotswold village.
What are your suggestions of boxsets to binge? Let us know in the comments!