The best TV shows to watch on BBC iPlayer

From BBC3 series to the best drama and comedy box sets available online – discover what you've been missing on BBC iPlayer

The League of Gentlemen

Series 1-4


This gloriously dark, surrealist comedy about a strange group of people living in the small, northern town of Royston Vasey is created by and stars Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss and Steve Pemberton. Watch The League of Gentlemen on iPlayer

Doctor Who

Series 1-11

From Christopher Eccleston to Jodie Whittaker, 11 series of Doctor Who and the Time Lord’s adventures in space and time are available online. Watch Doctor Who on iPlayer

Sense and Sensibility

Series 1

Take a trip back through the BBC’s classic period drama collection, including this 2008 Jane Austen adaptation from writer Andrew Davies. Watch Sense and Sensibility on iPlayer

Doing Money

Series 1

This one-off, 90-minute film tells the shocking, real-life story of modern slavery and sex trafficking in Britain. Watch Doing Money on iPlayer


Series 1-2

Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais’s deadpan comedy is set in the world of film and TV extras. Watch Extras on iPlayer


Series 1


Jed Mercurio’s smash hit drama about a troubled bodyguard sent to protect the Home Secretary stars Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes. Watch Bodyguard on iPlayer