Grab your comfiest pjs and crack into the chocolate eggs for a weekend of lazy lie ins and movie marathons
Yes, staying in is starting to feel a bit tiresome, but the only way to enjoy it is to really lean into it! Make the most of this time at home to catch up on shows you might have missed and laugh-out-loud new comedies that are the perfect escape for the times we are in.
New films on Netflix
Love Wedding Repeat
Aisling Bea is part of an all-star line-up in Love Wedding Repeat, a story of a wedding that goes wrong in every single way. Rogue guests, messy love triangles, bizarre plots and lots of arguments occur as different versions of this special day unfold, as the brother of the bride (Sam Claflin) tries to ensure his sister has the perfect day. He must also contend with an angry ex-girlfriend (Frieda Pinto), the girl that got away (Olivia Munn) and a guest with a secret.
Maeve Higgins stars as a driving instructor that can communicate with the dead. Since her father passed away she turns down requests for her to use her gift. A new student signs up for lessons but he has an ulterior motive, as he and his daughter are plagued by their dead, but still nagging wife and mother. Elsewhere in the town, Will Forte is hoping to make a pact with the devil to recapture chart success and get rich. A bonkers movie that sees Maeve Higgins at her best and wackiest.
Coffee & Kareem
Ed Helms stars as a bumbling cop who finds himself on the run from the most dangerous drug dealers in Detroit when the 12-year-old son of the woman he is dating tries to have him murdered.
Graham is back for a lockdown version of his chat show on Friday night for half an hour, starting at 9pm on BBC1.
JJ Abram’s fantasy adventure is about a group of kids who sneak out at night to film an amateur zombie movie. But something even stranger starts to happen, putting them all in danger. E4, Saturday, 6.50pm
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are stranded in space on a ship that malfunctions. No one else on the ship is awake, and the pair have nothing else to do but fall in love. The pair soon discover that the ship, with hundreds of people on board, is going to crash, and only they can save everyone. Sunday at 9.30pm on RTÉ2
In case you missed it… Box sets to watch online
You can get all four series of Catastrophe on channel4.com. Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney write and star in this award-winning show. About single people who become a couple when she unexpectedly gets pregnant after a fling while he is on a business trip from London, the series is a laugh-out-loud look at relationships and parenting.
State of the Union
Chirs O’Dowd and Rosamund Pike star in this series about a couple going through couples therapy. The pair meet for a drink beforehand each time, wondering how they got to this point. Each episode is just 10 minutes long.
Alison Spittle stars in this comedy series about a girl who moves home to the small town where she grew up, after being fired. She needs to get her life back on track, but her friends might get in the way of that.
This Way Up
Aisling Bea stars in this series about a woman after a breakdown who is trying to set back into normal life.