Feeling tired, lost and broken after the bank holiday celebrations?
Well, keep the curtains closed, line up your takeaway menus and grab the remote because there is only one way to get through the day – bingeing on a box set or 10.
If you’re anything like us, after long night of dancing, throwing back a couple of jager bombs and waking up with a lingering feeling of regret, you need to tuck into TV that requires minimal mental exercise but is packed with all the fun.
Thankfully, if you’ve actually held on to your streaming services then we’ve got you covered.
Whether you want to watch catty real estate agents getting their claws out or sob over teenagers falling in love, there’s something for everyone feeling the repercussions of a boozy weekend.
If you’re yet to feast on the explosive drama pouring out of the Oppenheim Group, a day when you’re feeling a little bit wobbly is the perfect set up to get acquainted with Christine Quinn, Chrishell Strause, Mary Fitzgerald, and the stars of Selling Sunset.
Think The Hills meets Cribs as The Oppenheim Group shift the most breath-taking (and expensive) houses across Los Angeles with the girls unpacking plenty of chaos on the side.
Season five has just been released and, honestly, it just gets better.
Selling Sunset is available to stream on Netflix.
Adapted from the hugely popular graphic novels of the same name by Alice Oseman, Heartstopper is the adorable new drama following two LGBTQ+ school boys in love, who are joined by their wonderful teenage pals in what is without a doubt the most heartwarming show of the year.
For anyone in need of a good cry, get it all out to Heartstopper.
And with just eight episodes at 30 minutes each, it’s the perfect easy binge TV for a trying afternoon.
Heartstopper is available on Netflix.
Pam and Tommy
Pam and Tommy was one of the most talked about shows of the year, with Lily James and Sebastien Stan’s transformations alone making the wild biopic worth a watch.
Looking back at one of the biggest celebrity scandals of the 90s, Pam and Tommy remembers the moment the couple’s honeymoon sex tape was stolen from their home and swiftly spread across the internet.
Told through a 2022 lens, the story you thought you knew isn’t the true story at all.
Pam and Tommy is available to stream on Disney Plus.
If you actually like to put yourself through added stress on a hangover (which, actually, some of us do), Top Boy is the one.
Set in London housing estate Summerhouse, Top Boy follows rival gangs shifting class A drugs with ruthless gang leaders thirsty for blood and cash.
Ashley Walters and Kano star as cousins Dushane and Sully, while the drama also features unmissable performances from the likes of rappers Dave and Lil Simz.
Top Boy is available to stream on Netflix.
Coming of age animated comedy Big Mouth is one of the most underrated shows of streaming service years, following a group of school friends navigating through puberty with equally heart-warning and hysterical results.
Bridesmaids star Maya Rudolph voices ‘Hormone Monster’ Connie and is one of the best animated creations in recent memory – a true hormone hun.
Big Mouth is available to stream on Netflix.
Reinventing the French smash hit Call My Agent, Ten Percent is the British adaptation of one of the most celebrated comedies of the last 10 years.
Adapted by Twenty Twelve and W1A scribe John Morton in English, Ten Percent follows the Nightingale Hart talent agency, which boasts having some of the UK’s finest celebrities on its roster.
However, the office is thrown into total chaos following the sudden departure of its CEO.
Featuring cameos from the likes of Helen Bonham Carter, Dominic West, Phoebe Dynevor, Kelly Macdonald, and the actual Lorraine Kelly playing Lorraine Kelly, Ten Percent is one of the best new comedies and different enough from Call My Agent to make the binge worthwhile.
Ten Percent is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
Ozark finally came to an end on April 29 and if you haven’t begun your journey with Byrde family yet, perhaps today is the day.
After Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) gets tangled in the bloody web of Mexican drug lords The Cartel, he’s forced to move his entire family out of their comfy life in Chicago to launder class A substances, often with fatal results.
Come for the unforgettable performances of Laura Linney and Julia Garner, but stay for the fist-in-mouth tension.
Ozark is available to stream on Netflix.
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