In recent years, fans of British television have been in luck: Thanks to Netflix's partnerships with BBC and Channel 4, they've been able to license and co-produce more than a handful of series, bringing them stateside. There's a little something for everyone, because not only do they have the rights to quite a few classic procedurals, there's a lot of sitcoms featuring absurd British humor up in the mix as well. Below, find the best series from across the pond currently available to stream -- all of which are worth bingeing paired with a cup of tea and biscuits. Each installment of Charlie Brooker 's addictive anthology takes a current techno-social phenomenon -- topics that range from hashtags to five-star ratings -- to its extreme and asks whether human nature can coexist with it.
British period dramas: The 10 best series to watch right now
It's easy to get caught up in addicting American dramas like The Handmaid's Tale and Big Little Lies , but true TV buffs often turn their attention to the Brits for the juiciest programs to binge watch. There's also a whole world of television out there that touches on everything from Queen Elizabeth's early reign to home baking, so here's a list of some of the best British TV shows available to stream right now. How to Watch: Killing Eve is available to watch on Hulu. We're living in the era of the Hollywood remake, and the latest classic tale to be reimagined for the small screen is William Makepeace Thackeray's serial novel, Vanity Fair. Olivia Cooke stars in the series, which tells the story of Becky Sharp, an orphan determined to improve her station in life—by any means necessary.
The 25 Best British TV Shows You Need to Binge This Year
There's something about binge-watching a British period drama that feels more sophisticated than watching 20 episodes of House Hunters. Forster novel, is a luxe, rewarding watch with some of the best period costumes on TV. Move over Harry and Meghan, Elizabeth and Phillip is the royal couple we want to see more of. Netflix's luxe drama about Queen Elizabeth II's reign has a royal wedding in each of its first two seasons, plus all the juicy drama and family infighting you could wish for. Why stop at one British Queen when you can have two?