6 TV Series We’re Loving Right Now
These long, cold winter nights called for plenty of entertainment, and between the team at Berczy we’ve tried and tested a lot of the TV shows out there. If you’re still looking for ways to fill the time, we've selected a couple of our favourite series that we think you might enjoy. Spanning from crime, mystery and drama to the more binge-worthy reality shows, there should be something for everyone below...
The Serpent (Crime) - BBC iPlayer
This BBC Drama is based on the true story of Charles Sobhraj, who was a fraudster and murderer across Asia in the 1970s. He preyed on travellers along the hippie trail, grooming them before drugging and murdering them. A Dutch diplomat looks into a missing Dutch couple and can’t believe what he’s found, and is set on bringing the murderer to justice.
Married At First Sight Australia (Reality) - 4OD
This one’s a bit of a guilty pleasure, the one we don’t want to admit we’re loving. Easy to unwind with at the end of a long day at home, it follows Australian couples in a social experiment as they meet for the first time at their wedding. Then they both jet off on their honeymoon, meet the in-laws and set up home, all the while getting to know each other. As you would expect, it's filled with drama.
Lupin (Mystery) - Netflix
Launched this January, Omar Sy plays the primary part of Assane Diop, a man who’s inspired by the master thief, Arsène Lupin. Lupin was a character created by the famous french novelist, Maurice Leblanc in the early 1900s. In this series, Assane looks to settle an argument - as well as a debt - by stealing from a wealthy family.
It’s a Sin (Drama) - 4OD
Set in 1981, three 18-year-old friends move to London for a fresh start. The five-part series is an eye-opening story into how several young people experienced the grim reprecussions of HIV and AIDS in the gay community throughout the 1980s and 90s. During which, the awful marginalization of the community was a critical cause of AIDS in London at the time.
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (Documentary) - Netflix
A documentary about the 21-year-old Canadian tourist Elisa Lam, who disappears while staying at Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles back in February 2013. All her belongings are still in her room, then a few weeks later her body was discovered in the hotel’s rooftop water tank. The producer Joe Berlinger was also behind the Ted Bundy Tapes and the Paradise Lost series.
Bling Empire (Reality) - Netflix
Following the super-wealthy Asian and Asian-American fun seekers, see how they party and live their jaw-droppingly excessive yet extremely dramatic lives in Los Angeles. Described as real-life Crazy Rich Asians, it puts Selling Sunset to shame.