The BBC iPlayer has revealed additional programming that will be uploaded during the holidays.


Have you started thinking about what you will watch during the holidays? Well, BBC iPlayer has you prepared, as the network has just revealed that a slew of new titles will be added to its streaming platform over the next month or so.

Charlotte Moore, the corporation’s chief content officer, stated during the BBC Christmas programming launch on Monday, November 29, that over 1,000 boxsets would soon be accessible for consumers to watch – more than the site has ever housed before.

New releases include the Following Girl Before, a suspense thriller starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo, and A Very British Scandal, a 1960s-set historical drama starring Paul Bettany and Claire Foy.

This year’s most popular series will also be available to watch, ranging from dramas such as Vigil, Time, and Line of Duty to comedy such as The Outlaws, Starstruck, and Alma’s Not Normal.

Natural history shows The Mating Game and Universe, documentaries such as Blair and Brown: The New Labour Revolution and Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League, and children’s shows such as Malory Towers, Jamie Johnson, and Nova Jones will all be included.

In terms of movies, TV licence holders can keep an eye out for A Star Is Born, Mary Poppins Returns, Blade Runner 2049, Ready Player One, Spider-Man: Homecoming and its sequel. 

Far From Home and the rom-com starring Emilia Clarke, Last Christmas will also be available for the users.

In summary, there will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy during December. So be ready to press the play button! And catch the latest shows on the streaming platform.

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