Our top shows for those nights you just want to stay in
Cold winter evenings are the perfect excuse to stay in and binge watch a show. TV is absolutely booming at the moment, and it feels like every month word is spreading about the hot new series on Netflix or Sky. Here are our top shows to devour on rainy evenings — so wrap up warm, make a hot chocolate, and enjoy!
Fans of The Fall will love this psychological drama from RTÉ. Inspired by the novels by Tana French, this show follows two detectives on the Dublin Murder Squad as they investigate a murder which seems less straightforward than anticipated. Chilling, tense, and with superb performances, this homegrown show is hotly anticipated and is bound to pack a punch. Out this Wednesday 16 October.
Unbelievable is inspired by a Pulitzer Prize-winning article and is dubbed to be one of the best crime dramas of the year. The series investigates a young woman who was accused of lying about being raped, and the two female detectives who work on the case. It is a heavy, but important, watch, and lead actress Kaitlyn Denver’s acting is guaranteed to move you to tears. Out now.
For documentary fans, we love this series by journalist and Strictly Come Dancing star Stacey Dooley. The reporter explores the dark underworld of different topics – from the environmental impact of fast fashion to terrorism. Dooley’s style of hosting is engaging and likeable; one for Louis Theroux fans to check out. Available now on RTÉ Player.
If you haven’t watched Succession yet, now is your chance. With the finale just wrapped, the whole two seasons are available to watch. The series focuses on a media mogul and his family as he struggles to choose which of his children will inherit his successful business. As well as an excellent script, the show boasts a stunning classical soundtrack that will stay in your mind for a while. Witty, sharp, and full of bad behavior, this insight into the glamorous media business is a treat. Available on Sky Atlantic.