10 BBC Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix This Weekend

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With online chatter that Netflix is cutting off its British content after disagreements with BBC, fans can breathe a sigh of relief as Netflix clarifies the situation.

All current Brit programs will continue running with the exception of Fawlty Towers, Blackadder, MI-5 and Red Dwarf, which viewers can thankfully still binge-watch until February 1st.

So if you’re in the mood to brush up on all the British programming your weekend TV consumption has been missing, take a look at what we recommend.


CLASSIC DOCTOR WHO, 18 Collections

A British sci-fi television show airing on BBC since 1963. The classic seasons offer character development for Dr. Who, a time-travelling humanoid alien.


DOCTOR WHO, Seasons 1-7

A reboot of the original British classic starring Billie Piper, Matt Smith, David Tennant, Christopher Ecclestone.



The original British program that inspired the new reboot starring Kevin Spacey, House of Cards follows Francis Urquhart who will stop at nothing to become prime minister.


LUTHER, Seasons 1-3

A psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba.


THE OFFICE (U.K.), Seasons 1-2

A BBC television mockumentary co-created by Ricky Gervais, the show follows the daily lives of office employees.


WALLANDER, Seasons 1-3

Wallander is a detective drama starring BAFTA award winner Kenneth Branagh.



Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom starring John Cleese as a hotel manager that pays possible a little too much attention to detail.



Blackadder a BBC 1 period British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson as anti-hero Edmund Blackadder.



MI-5 is a television drama focused on the secret intelligence unit in the UK.



Red Dwarf is a science fiction sitcom that explores the comedy of cultural and time distance.