While the coronavirus lockdown has been delayed for yet another few weeks, fear not, as these incredible shows have got all the entertainment you need to get through the final countdown to freedom.
Here's our round-up of the best shows to watch in the UK as selected by our telly experts at The Sun's TV MAG.
Time – BBC iPLAYER
Quite simply the best drama on TV this year, this is absolute must-watch
The three-parter from writer Jimmy McGovern sees Sean Bean and
Stephen Graham at their very best and, trust us, TV has got to be beyond brilliant for the rest of the year to stop them claiming all the
Mark (Sean) is a drunk driver out of his depth in jail after killing a
cyclist, and prison guard Eric (Stephen) is blackmailed to protect his own son in another jail.
It’s gritty, authentic and powerfully thought-provoking.
Loki – Disney +
From WandaVision to The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, Disney’s Marvel TV spin-offs have proven to be huge hits, and Loki is no exception.
In the US, the Tom Hiddleston-led series enjoyed the largest premiere-day audience for any of these Marvel shows.
Set after the events of Avengers: Endgame, Loki is in big trouble after being captured by the Time Variance Authority.
But as the God of Mischief, he’s not taking it lying down.
Immerse yourself in the wise-cracking trickster’s time-jumping universe.
Sweet Tooth – Netflix
This enchanting eight-part fairytale fantasy series, based on a comic book,
has captured the hearts of viewers.
It's proven to be so popular, in fact, that it hurtled straight to the top spot for the most-watched show on the streaming service in its first week of release.
Its young lead Christian Convery is simply outstanding as a human-deer hybrid grappling to survive in a post- apocalyptic world that’s been turned upside-down by a virus. Timely.
Lupin – Netflix
The series picks up straight after the events of the très successful first season, which was Netflix’s most popular French drama ever.
Gentleman thief Assane (Omar Sy) is in a bit of a pickle as he struggles to track down his son, who has been kidnapped by his nemesis Hubert Pellegrini (Hervé Pierre) and locked away in a stately home…
Or has he? An engaging, fun and thrilling heist caper with an Ocean’s 11 vibe.
Professor T – Britbox
This brilliant British mystery drama stars Ben Miller as Jasper Tempest, a university professor who has OCD but also a gift for crime-solving.
Emma Naomi complements a superb cast, with a glorious setting and brilliant soundtrack.
Fans of US dramas with clever crime-crackers such as Monk and Unforgettable, as well as lovers of British detective dramas like McDonald & Dodds, should take up the option of a 30-day free trial to watch this if you don’t already subscribe.
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