Binge guide during self isolation

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While we’re socially distancing ourselves here are some TV series you could be binge watching.

In no particular order:

The Righteous Gemstones (Sky Comedy) – Danny McBride-created comedy about a family of American evangelists with patriarch John Goodman leading a family of bickering siblings.

Feel Good (Channel 4) – Comedy drama co written by and starring Canadian Mae Martin as a gay stand up comedian and recovering drug addict who begins a relationship with a previously straight English girl from a well to do family.

Hitmen (Sky One) – Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins star as inept contract killers.

Bulletproof 2 (Sky One) – Second series for Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters as East End detectives.

Rachel Brosnahan as The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

The Marvellous Mrs Maisel (Amazon Prime) Now into its third series, this brilliantly written comedy drama set in the late 1950s/early60s about a young Jewish mother who becomes a stand up comic has received numerous Golden Globe nominations for stars Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein and Tony Shaloub.

Westworld (Atlantic) – Now on season 3 and still utterly riveting as rogue robot Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) puts her plan into action. Also stars Thandie Newton, Aaron Paul, Luke Hemsworth and Ed Harris.

Picard (Amazon Prime) – Sir Patrick Stewart returns as the former captain of the Starship Enterprise taking on a Romulan death squad in a vastly superior update on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Outlander (Netflix) – Now on its fifth season and based on the books by Diana Gabaldon about a woman who travels back in time to the 18th century.

Hunters (Netflix) – Al Pacino leads a group of Nazi hunters in 1977 New York.

Sex Education Series 1 and 2 (Netflix) – Hilarious series as a group of teenagers try to cope with their developing sex lives.


Peaky Blinders – Cillian Murphy as the head of a crime family in 1920s Birmingham.

In The Line of Duty – Cops who are robbers and robbers who turn out to be cops.

Killing Eve – Jodie Comer stars as a contract killer with MI6 agent Sandra Oh on her trail.


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