The Best British TV Shows on Netflix

Olga Trędota 2020-10-22

Bodyguard

Crime Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 2018

Bodyguard

Crime Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 2018

  • Bodyguard
  • 8,0/10

1 season, 6 episodes

A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.

The IT Crowd

Comedy United Kingdom 2006

The IT Crowd

Comedy United Kingdom 2006

  • The IT Crowd
  • 8,2/10

4 seasons, 24 episodes

UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.

Broadchurch

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 2013

Broadchurch

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 2013

  • Broadchurch
  • 8,1/10

3 seasons, 24 episodes

The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

  • Sex Education
  • 8,5/10

4 seasons, 32 episodes

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

The End of the F***ing World

Comedy Crime Drama United Kingdom 2017

The End of the F***ing World

Comedy Crime Drama United Kingdom 2017

  • The End of the F***ing World
  • 8,1/10

2 seasons, 16 episodes

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.

After Life

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

After Life

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

  • After Life
  • 7,9/10

2 seasons, 12 episodes

Tony had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa suddenly dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.

The Crown

Drama United Kingdom USA 2016

The Crown

Drama United Kingdom USA 2016

  • The Crown
  • 8,2/10

5 seasons, 40 episodes

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

Black Mirror

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2011

Black Mirror

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2011

  • Black Mirror
  • 8,3/10

5 seasons, 21 episodes

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

Peaky Blinders

Crime Drama United Kingdom 2013

Peaky Blinders

Crime Drama United Kingdom 2013

  • Peaky Blinders
  • 8,5/10

5 seasons, 30 episodes

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Sherlock

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 2010

Sherlock

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 2010

  • Sherlock
  • 8,3/10

4 seasons, 12 episodes

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

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