By now I’m sure you all have been safely tucked up inside your homes for a number of weeks, although this is the best way to stay safe during the unruly course of this pandemic, nobody is denying that by now the boredom is starting to set in.

Keeping yourselves and your family entertained is key to remaining happy and positive during this time. Why not look out for some gripping series, audio podcasts or books to get your mind away from the mundane hubbub of isolation? Why not start a discussion with friends, family or even strangers about your thoughts and feeling on any new series you’re hooked on? Let’s keep the nation talking. 

Online TV

Netflix - Standard Plan costs £8.99 per month

Tiger King – Crime Documentary Series

Unorthodox – Drama Series

Justine – Film (Drama)

The Staircase – Crime Documentary Series

I am Not Okay with this – Comedy Drama Series

The Stranger – Thriller Series

BBC i-player - Free with email login

Our Girl – Drama Series

Noughts + Crosses – Fantasy Drama

Murder 24/7 – Crime Documentary Series

The Nest - Drama Series

What we do in the Shadows – Comedy Series

Pose – LGBTQ+ drama series

Girl/Haji – Thriller Series

Shrill – Comedy Drama Series

Stacey Dooley Investigates – Documentary Series

4OD (Channel 4 on demand)- Free with email login

3 Identical Strangers – Documentary Series

5 guys a week – Dating Show Series

How to Rob a Bank – Crime Series

Feel Good – LGBTQ+ Comedy Drama Series

Pure – Comedy Drama

I am… - Drama Series

Channel 5 - Free with Email Login

World Without End – Historical Drama Series

Babies 24/7: The Maternity Ward – Documentary Series

The Oath – Drama Series

The Enemy Within – Drama Series

Amazon Prime Video – £5.99 per month/Free with Prime

Ted Bundy Falling for a Killer -  Real Life Crime Story Series

Great Omens – Fantasy Series

Transparent – LGTBQ+ drama series

Carnival Row - Fantasy Series

American Gods - Fantasy Series

Ed Gamble: Blood Sugar – Stand Up Comedy Show

Disney + - £5.99 per month

All your family favourites in one place, Films, TV series, Bonus features and more.



Disney Originals


Star Wars

Pirates of the Caribbean

National Geographic


All of the following Podcasts have been made available on Spotify, Apple Podcast and many of the popular UK Podcast platforms. 

Happy Place
– a Podcast about real stories of love, life and loss hosted by Ferne Cotton. Available on Spotify.

Stuff You should know - If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Available on Spotify,, Apple Podcast and other podcast platforms.

No Such Thing as a Fish – From the producers of the BBC panel show QI, a weekly discussion about the best things/facts they have heard of this week. Available on Spotify, and Apple Podcast and other podcast platforms.

Crime Junkie – If you are obsessed with stories of true crime then this is the podcast for you. Listen to stories of solved and unsolved true crime stories from all over the world, while looking over the evidence yourselves. Available on Spotify, and Apple Podcast and other podcast platforms.

My Dad Wrote a Porno – Award winning comedy podcast, where a group of 3 friends meet up to read and discuss several erotic books written by the host’s father. This will have you in fits of laughter. Available on Spotify, and Apple Podcast and other podcast platforms.

Remember to keep yourself busy, and always take breaks between binge watching/listening - get up and move around.  

Don’t forget to comment about all your favourite online series or films, get talking and get the conversation started.