In need of some streaming recommendations to help you get through this unseasonably rainy week?
We’ve selected our top picks of comedies, thrillers and documentaries for you to enjoy.
Classic Top Gear fans will already be reaching for the remote to catch Clarkson, Hammond and May on their lockdown adventure around Scotland, while music fans won’t want to miss a special musical masterclass from DJ Mark Ronson.
If you’re a fan of teen drama, tune into Netflix’s new adventure Outer Banks and follow the lives of some young North Carolinians as they try to solve the disappearance of their friend’s father.
Not gritty enough? Then maybe watching German teens flog ecstasy on the internet in the aptly-named How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast) will be more your speed.
Watch The Sound With Mark Ronson
Learn the secrets to (Picture: Joe Pugliese / Apple)
Superstar DJ Mark Ronson, master of the mixing desk, reveals the secrets of modern music-making in a six-part series that breaks down studio trickery into its key parts.
So get in touch with your inner muso as Ronson provides an insider’s guide to the art (if that’s the word) of Auto-Tune, along with how to make best use of sampling, reverb, synthesisers, drum machines and distortion.
Though possibly not all at the same time.
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One of a raft of Netflix shows aimed at the younger demographic, this teenage-led drama offers an interesting take on social hierarchies in North Carolina’s riverside communities – not all rich kids are bad, not all poor kids are good – along with a fishy story about buried treasure.
Season two also adds to the low-key glamour by working the Bahamas into the storyline.
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The Grand Tour: Lochdown
Jeremy, James and Richard cause mayhem as they take classic cars to Scotland (Picture: Amazon Prime)
What a difference one letter makes. Making a pun out of a crisis, here we have Top Gear, sorry Grand Tour gang, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond making the best of lockdown (they were meant to be going to Russia) by heading to the Scottish lochs on a mission to terrify the Highland cattle with their motoring mishaps.
Lovers of American classic cars will revel in the presence of a Cadillac Coupe De Ville, Lincoln Continental and Buick Riviera.