A new month, a new school year, and some great new additions that you can watch on your Roku player.
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- Harry at 30 (documentary) – Prince Harry turns 30 later this month, and this documentary explores his life so far, with contributions from friends, army comrades, journalists and royal correspondents. Available on ITV Player.
- In the Club (series) – Kay Mellor’s latest gritty British drama follows the progress of six very different pregnant women and their partners who meet at a local antenatal group. The first five episodes are all available to watch now on BBC iPlayer.
- The X Factor (series) – The annual search for the country’s next singing sensation is back, and the new series sees the return of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (formerly Cheryl Cole) to the judging panel, alongside new judge Mel B and old faces Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh. You can catch up on the first rounds of auditions on ITV Player.
- Masters of Sex (series) – Stylish, smart and provocative drama series set in the 1950s, chronicling the relationship of Dr William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan), the couple who gave birth to the sexual revolution. You can catch up on the second series of the America drama on 4oD.
- DIY SOS (series) – You might want to have some tissues handy for the latest episode of the home renovation series, as Nick Knowles and his team help a couple who had to stop working on their house when their son Noah was born with spina bifida and only two per cent of his brain. Episode 2 of series 25 is on BBC iPlayer now.
- TV’s Nastiest Villains with Joan Collins (documentary) – A host of television and showbiz personalities offer their insight into what keeps us rooting for the bad guys. From Walter White of Breaking Bad to Tanya Turner from Footballers’ Wives, Joan Collins counts down some of the nastiest men and women to have appeared on our screens. You can watch it now on Demand 5.
- The Thick of It (series) – Peter Capaldi may now be the new Doctor Who, but it was as foul-mouthed and aggressive Director of Government Communications Malcolm Tucker that he made his name. You can watch all four series of Armando Iannucci’s satirical comedy on Netflix.
- Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (movie) – Seven years after the hilarious and hugely popular first film, Ron Burgundy and Veronica Cornerstone are now married and co-anchors for New York’s first 24-hour news channel. See how they get on in the sequel which has just been added to NOW TV.
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier (movie) – Two years after the events of Avengers Assemble, Steve Rogers – aka Captain America – continues to undertake heroic missions for S.H.I.E.L.D. under the directorship of Nick Fury and the assistance of Black Widow. The latest superhero instalment from Marvel is now available on Sky Store.
- Cleopatra (Movie) – The historical drama that brought Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton together stars her as the queen of all Egypt and him as her Roman lover. All 3 hours and 53 minutes of this 60’s classic are available on Sky Store.