Netflix: Best 15 British Series of its entire catalog

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We often tend to think about series English as a series humorous which have nothing to do with ours or, if we listen to them in the original version, with strange accents on which we need to tune our ears. Let us show you, as we did when we recommended series similar to Peaky Blinders, a few excellent examples of British series which, perhaps, I'm out of what you expected.



Luther was the confirmation of Idris Elba as a famous actor.

So, without going too far into this introduction, we leave you with the content you've been waiting for, whether you're looking to improve your English level, I advise you not to start with the incomprehensible Peaky Blinders, or that you want to practice with different factions of language, like it could happen in After Life or Derry Girls, even with one comic component different than usual.

British series you need to see are on our list

We wanted to cover one multitude of genres in our list of recommended series, that you like the comedies, come Derry Girls, o dystopian science fiction, like Black Mirror, or if you don't disgust the kind of action, come Peaky Blinders.

  • The crown
  • Black mirror
  • Luther
  • Derry girls
  • Warranty
  • Peak Blinders
  • Bodyguard
  • After life
  • Behind your eyes
  • don't talk to strangers
  • crash
  • Sure
  • sick leave
  • A gentleman's game
  • skins

The crown

It is very difficult to find movie lovers and of the series television, in this case English, which they have never heard of one of the crown jewels on Netflix, which we recommend less than necessary, and which tells the recent history of the British royal family., but believe us, you won't get bored with the English way of life. Quite the opposite. From the first season, which speaks of the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and of the consecration of Winston Churchill as prime minister, last season released, where the arrival of Lady Di in the royal family breaks the rigid schemes of the monarchy, you will havehours of entertainment and digital joy to immerse yourself in the recent history of our most particular neighbors.



  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 40
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Black mirror

Maybe you know the title we're talking about next, even if you didn't know it was of British origin. Be that as it may, this is another series that has brought the red platform, Netflix, on top of the Olympus of streaming content and where we can find it shocking stories, in dystopian futures, where technology has made its way into society in a massive way. You will know what a company where ours would be like way of life depends on assessments through app on mobile, like virtual realitycould become the reality of many people or like the loss of loved ones it could be replaced by new ones digital life forms.

  • Year 2011
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 23
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Luther

Despite the fact that the series about the mafias, or that touch the criminal and underworld of the company, usually have the police as standard bearer of good, we always have the protection of other productions that do not see the reality that surrounds us as white or black tones, but distinguish the multitude of grays that exist. At this point would come out the name of John Luther, brilliantly played by Idris Elba, a policeman from brilliant mind to solve complicated cases, but that hides a dark being that lives within him, in the confirmation of the British actor as one of the greats of his generation.



  • Year 2010
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 20
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Derry girls

Halfway between comedy e political drama, even if we barely have the background to the history of the latter, we will be able to follow in the footsteps of five friends, students of a Catholic school, during the Years' 90, a period in which the Ireland was immersed in a terrible political conflict, with the terrorism as an inevitable echo. It will be impossible not to leave a smile escape when a conflict of this size is played out down from such lovely teenagers.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 12
  • Approximate duration: 20 minutes

Warranty

We continue this list of recommendations for British series with work performed by the versatile Carey Mulligan, in which it will play a detective very insightful who is assigned a case of murder, who had a humble delivery boy from the pizza. The intrigue, which will be uncovered as the cutscene progresses, will reveal one conspiracy hidden involving dangerous drug traffickers, smugglers and even spie. MI5, the British intelligence service, will be one of the central points of the plot, with surprising revelations in its final part.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 4
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Peak Blinders

Impossible to try to remember the English series present on Netflix and don't bump into Steven Knight's stunning work. This work, which will allow you to discover a part of the islands at the beginning of the XNUMXth century, will take you through the tumultuous life of one of Birmingham's most stubborn and savage families, half gypsy and half English, who they will use all resources close at hand, often called Fists and Pistols, to reach the climbing in society of the time. The performances they are more than superb and its female protagonists have nothing to fear from their professional colleagues.



  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 30
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Bodyguard

David Budd, war veteran, will take care of the personal protection area of interior secretary, Julia Montague, one of the supporters of the war in which she participated and with which she will have her strengths and weaknesses. When a attack failed puts his job on the ropes, Budd begins to be harassed by the suspected to be involved in a conspiracy from which he will not be able to get out. This British series will take away the breath every minute that passes.

  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

After life

The extraordinary figure of Ricky Gervais, one of the icons of Anglo-Saxon humor culture, offers us an immense exercise of introspection a starting from a sad event, such as the death of a loved one. The protagonist of history, which by the way does not stand out for its humor and sympathy, will eventually leave us pearls in a sea of ​​emotional duality, in an odyssey of feelings available Netflix.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 12
  • Approximate duration: 25 minutes

Behind your eyes

The story of a young secretary who meets a guy in a bar and the next day turns out to be hers new boss it is as obvious as it is interesting from the point of view criminal, since what begins as one ends story of jealousy and lovers. until it becomes In one almost fantastic plot, I will not tell you more so as not to spoil your surprise, which ends up arriving at one unexpected end.

  • Year: 2021
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

don't talk to strangers

This story begins with one voice, a call innocent, and it will have enormous consequences for several people around an intricate plot. Adam Price, the father of the family protagonist of this story will begin to doubt of his own wife a cause of the aforementioned call, which will cause a mystery, which he did not know existed until now, is the center of attention in his life.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

crash

It is difficult to be successful in the international film and television scene and the best example can be found in Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the successful creator of Fleabag, has already made his interpretative steps in this comedy series, in which a man who just has divorced its A woman ends up living in a old abandoned hospital, with people as diverse as they are beyond all logic.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 20 minutes

Sure

If you wanted to see a more interpretive range of Michael C. Hall, the treacherous Dexter of the homonymous series, here you can quench your thirst. The story begins with the disappearance of the protagonist's daughter, within a luxurious urbanization, and how, little by little, the idyllic lives of its inhabitants will begin to plummet.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

sick leave

Rupert Grint, the actor we all remember as Ron from the magical adventures of Harry Potter, seems to be starting to take off, already in his adult stage, and has a couple of successful series today, Servant, which you can enjoy on Apple TV +, and this comedy that I present to you in these lines, where he gives life to a poor and lazy man, individual, who will have to deal with one fatal diagnosis, albeit Wrong, with which will try to get the most of its possible income in your life.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 14
  • Approximate duration: 30 minutes

A gentleman's game

If you are interested in the recent past and, moreover, you are passionate or passionate about football, I think this series may be what you were looking for. This historical drama tells the invention of one of the most popular sports to the world, in XNUMXth century England, how it quickly grew in popularity and how it has changed the rules of a company divided into classes, which used football to integrate social strata in an unexpected way.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

skins

English teenagers, irreverent and with a tendency to talk bad words, are the main protagonists of this television series, available on Netflix. In this case, try a take risks on topics they touch and cases of disorders area of personality, problems supply, complicated family situations, mental illness and start playing again without blushing much, matters like homosexuality, quite hidden until the beginning of this century or, simply, reason for the strange joke without grace.

  • Year 2007
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes available: 61
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes
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