New to BBC iPlayer this week (18-24 November) there’s darkly comic thriller Boat Story, and new BBC Three comedy Such Brave Girls.You’ll find star-studded Irish crime drama Kin plus Australian crime drama Scrublands, which is based on the novel by Chris Hammer.A new documentary follows girl group STAND UNIQU3, the UK entry for The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023, while landmark history series, Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator, takes audiences on a journey back in time.Award-winning sitcom Two Doors Down returns for a seventh series and captivating documentary When Blondie Came to Britain follows the rise to fame of the iconic band.
What’s coming new to BBC iPlayer this week?
When two strangers discover a haul of illegal drugs on a washed-up boat, luck soon turns to misfortune as they become the targets of a vengeful mob boss, his hitman and the police.At its heart, Boat Story is an action-thriller about two ordinary people whom the world has turned its back on, and whether they’re willing – or desperate enough – to do something crazy to get what they want in life. Pushed to the very edge, can they trust each other and get away with their lives and the money?
- Watch Boat Story on BBC iPlayer from Sunday 19 November
Such Brave Girls
This new BBC Three comedy explores life and love in all its ugly chaos. Josie and Billie and their mum, Deb attempt to claw their way towards a better life.Armed only with an ability to see the line and boldly step over it, these very brave girls finally have a chance to explore themselves – but should they?
A boy is killed and his family embarks on a gangland war with an international cartel: a war that is impossible to win.The Kinsellas are a local crime family, while the Cunningham cartel is a vast global organisation. A story of unbreakable bonds of blood and family. Starring lare Dunne, Charlie Cox, Aidan Gillen and Ciarán Hinds.
Junior Eurovision: STAND UNIQU3’s Road to Nice
This documentary follows girl group STAND UNIQU3, the UK entry for The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023.From the extensive audition process, to performing in front of millions at this year’s Contest in Nice, France, Hayla, Maisie and Yazmin share their journey.
Based on the award-winning novel by Chris Hammer, this Australian crime drama tells the story of an isolated country town embroiled in a mass killing by a charismatic young priest.As Investigative journalist Martin Scarsden digs beneath the surface he finds himself in a life and death race to uncover the truth.
Julius Caesar: The Making of A Dictator
This landmark history series tells the story of how nearly five centuries of ancient Roman democracy was overthrown in 16 years. In a brazen, ambitious power-grab we see how Julius Caesar consolidated the vast power of Rome in his own hands.
Two Doors Down
The award-winning sitcom set in suburban Glasgow returns for a seventh series.Discover how Glasgow couple Eric and Beth Baird handle their nosey neighbours and local dramas – with a familiar face making a return to Latimer Crescent.
- Watch Two Doors Down series 7 on BBC iPlayer from Friday 24 November
- Watch Two Doors Down series 1-6 on BBC iPlayer
When Blondie Came to Britain
A look into Blondie’s symbiotic and enduring relationship with Britain.This captivating documentary reveals how one of the most iconic bands in music history left an indelible mark on British pop culture and how the UK was key in catapulting Blondie to stardom.
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