Top 5 Netflix shows streaming this month

Enjoy the couch this winter with our awesome line up of Netflix shows that make staying in the hottest new trend around 

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AJ and the Queen is now streaming on Netflix.

We hate to say it, but the days of beer gardens, barbecues and endless sunshine are still a distant dream. Fret not though, while the skies are still grey and the thought of going outside isn’t worth thinking about – we’ve got some of the hottest Netflix releases to keep you occupied.

The Witcher: Season 1

  • Come for the blonde wig, stay for the bard.

You’ll forgive us for asking whether you’ve been living under a rock if you’ve not heard of this one. Based on a series of books and video games of the same name, The Witcher has filled a Game-of-Thrones-hole in fantasy fans lives to become one of the most watched Netflix shows of all time.

Starring Henry Cavill (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman) as Geralt, The Witcher follows the stories of a monster hunter, a sorceress and a Cintran princess, who discover their destinies are inexplicably tied together.

The Witcher is available to stream on Netflix now.

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Sex Education: Season 2

  • Not for the cringe-prone.

Netflix’s intimate look at the emotional rollercoaster we call sexual frustration is back – and it’s hotter than ever. Sex Education continues to deal with the beautiful – and terrible – aspects of sex and relationships with humour, nuance and sensitivity to create a thoroughly enjoyable watch.

Watch as Sixth-form student Otis tries to navigate the trials and tribulations of his own sexuality while dealing with his over-involved sex therapist mother – and trying to run a secret sexual advice clinic out of a condemned toilet block.

Sex Education is available to stream on Netflix now.

The Good Place: Season 4

  • Complete binge-worthy series.

The Good Place returns for the fourth and final season of its trademark existential humour. Comedy virtuoso, Michael Shur (Parks & Recreation, The Office US, Brooklyn Nine Nine) serves up his unique formula for ridiculous characters you can’t help but fall in love with.

Former terrible people, Chidi, Eleanor, Tahani and Jason are given the task of solving the world’s biggest question, who gets to go to ‘the Good Place’?

New episodes uploaded to Netflix every Friday.

AJ and the Queen

  • Shameless, camp and sentimental.

If you’re a big fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race, this one won’t take much convincing to get you on board. AJ and the Queen follows veteran drag queen Robert/Ruby, played by RuPaul, as they travel around the country on a drag show tour. However, to make things a little more complicated, not only is Robert broke, but he’s got a stowaway on-board his RV: ten-year-old, AJ.

With a guaranteed musical number and Drag Race alumni in every episode, it’s hard to resist this raucous romp. AJ and the Queen is a perfect remedy to the January Blues. Streaming on Netflix now.

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Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer

  • A gripping story with incredible twists.

Almost ironically, the release of this docuseries focusing on the darker side of internet infatuation found a viral home on Twitter, with equal parts commendation and criticism. Don’t F**k With Cats focuses on the internet detectives who made it their mission to find the person behind a series of horrific animal abuse videos posted online back in 2010.

If you can stomach it, the series explores the escalation of the perpetrator’s crimes and how the internet inquisition may have contributed to it.

Catch Don’t F**k With Cats on Netflix now.

Time to grab a blanket and copious amounts of popcorn, you’re officially staying in this weekend.

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