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

House of Cards

Series 1


The series that inspired Netflix’s hit political thriller – Ian Richardson is the dark lord at the heart of Westminster. Watch House of Cards on iPlayer


Series 1

This intense and harrowing drama, which consists of eight ten-minute episodes, looks at how anorexia can take hold and tear relationships apart. Watch Overshadowed on iPlayer

Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends

Series 1-3

A classic documentary series from Louis Theroux delving into the stranger fringes of American culture and society. Watch Louix Theroux on iPlayer


Series 1

Toni Colette leads the cast of this daring, stylish comedy about sex and marriage in middle age. Watch Wanderlust on iPlayer

Floyd on France

Ever wanted more of those archive food show clips they always show on Saturday Kitchen? Many of them can be found on iPlayer if you look hard enough, including this gastronomic journey through Paris with chef Keith Floyd. Watch Floyd on France on iPlayer

Inside No 9

Series 1-4


This darkly comic anthology series from Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith has welcomed guest stars including Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear and Sheridan Smith. Series five is coming soon. Watch Inside No 9 on iPlayer