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New To Netflix: April

Get ready to give up your weekends, here’s our pick of best new films and TV shows on Netflix’s April line-up…

A Plastic Ocean

Eye-opening documentary exploring the impact that our disposable lifestyles – plastic specifically – have on the world's oceans.

Available 19th April

 

Better Call Saul, Season 3

The slightly more light-hearted prequel to Breaking Bad is set to return to Netflix for its long-awaited third season. Keep your eyes peeled for a few familiar faces from the Breaking Bad gang, including Giancarlo Esposito’s villainous mob boss Gus Fring.

Available from 11th April

 

Tramps

A Netflix Original indie comedy about two young New Yorkers who spend a tense 48 hours together after getting sucked into a dodgy business deal.

Available 21st April

 

The Get Down, Part 2

Baz Luhrmann’s glitzy hip-hopera returns for the second part of its first season. Romance is blossoming between Bronx kid Zeke and golden-voiced disco singer Mylene.

Available 7th April

 

Casting JonBenét

A gripping true crime story – part documentary, part fiction – which explores the murder of six-year-old child pageant queen JonBenét Ramsey, and the impact the high-profile case had on American society.

Available 28th April

 

The BFG

Steven Spielberg’s magical adaptation of this Roald Dahl classic.

Available 6th April

 

Chelsea, Season 2

Chelsea Handler returns for a second run of her sharp talk show, one of the very few Netflix Original shows released weekly. Check back for new episodes every Friday.

Available 14th April

 

Magic Mike

Watch Channing Tatum dancing to Ginuwine’s Pony in this brilliant comedy drama about the world of male strippers. Also stars Matthew McConaughey.

Available 13th April

 

Cool Runnings

Nineties cult classic about four Jamaican bobsledders and a disgraced former champion, who compete at the Winter Olympics, despite never having seen snow.

Available 1st April

 

Doctor Foster

Suranne Jones stars in the BBC’s smash hit drama about a woman who suspects her husband is having an affair. Utterly gripping, you’ll be hooked from the get-go.

Available 7th April

 

Girlboss

Created by Pitch Perfect writer Kay Cannon, this new Netflix Original comedy series is based on the autobiography of Sophia Amoruso, the American businesswoman who founded the Nasty Gal fashion empire after starting her career selling vintage clothes on eBay.

Available 21st April

 

Springsteen & I

Acclaimed documentary film telling the story of American rock icon Bruce Springsteen, whose songs have defined more than a generation. Featuring never-before-seen footage and insights from his most devoted fans.

Available 1st April

 

Louis CK 2017

The stand-up and star of comedy Louis brings the first of two exclusive stand-up routines to Netflix, recorded live in Washington DC.

Available 4th April

 

Bill Nye Saves the World

Bill Nye – the Emmy-nominated host, educator, engineer, and ‘90s science guru – arrives on Netflix with a new show that tackles scientific topics, dispels myths, and refutes anti-scientific claims.

Available 21st April

 

The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared

Award-winning Swedish comedy about an elderly man who sets out to find the Russian soda recipe he lost in the ‘70s. Follow-up to the 2013 Swedish black comedy The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared, based on the book by Jonas Jonasson.

Available 25th April

 

Win it All

New Girl's Jake Johnson stars in this Original movie about a small-time gambler who's left a bag full of money by an acquaintance in jail. He loses the lot, then finds out the owner is getting out early – meaning he's got to win it back in double time...

Available 7th April

 

Las Chicas Des Cables

The sassy Spanish period drama tells the interlocking stories of four sparky ‘cable girls’ (switchboard operators) working for a telephone company in 1920s Madrid. 

Available 28th April

 

Once Upon a Time, Season 6

Sixth season of the hit US fantasy series, Once Upon a Time. Look forward to legendary fairy tale characters including Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Rumpelstiltskin. Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle lead the cast. New episodes will be added every Wednesday.

Available from 5th April

 

 

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