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

War and Peace

Series 1


James Norton and Lily James take the lead in this BBC adaptation of Tolstoy’s epic story of love and loss. Watch War and Peace on iPlayer


Series 1

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s anti-heroine navigates life as a young woman in London in this Bafta-winning tragicomedy. Series two is coming soon. Watch Fleabag on iPlayer

People Just Do Nothing

Series 1-5

A mockumentary about the crew behind a pirate radio station, Kurupt FM, starring Allan Mustafa and Asim Chaudhry. Watch People Just Do Nothing on iPlayer

The Young Offenders

Series 1

A comedy following two lovable rogues as they get up to no good in the Irish city of Cork. Watch The Young Offenders on iPlayer

five by five

Series 1

This five-part series of five-minute episodes from Idris Elba is a poetic portrait of London that subverts stereotypes. Watch five by five on iPlayer

Planet Earth and Planet Earth II

Series 1-2


David Attenborough’s award-winning nature series takes us on a glorious journey of the islands, mountains and cities of the earth. Watch Planet Earth on iPlayer