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Feel-good fun on BBC iPlayer

Feel-good fun on BBC iPlayer

Switch off the news channels and temporarily forget the other stuff happening in the world with shows guaranteed to make you smile

In need of some comforting light relief? These shows are like hot chocolate in telly form...

Feel-good favourites on BBC iPlayer

We all need a bit of a break right now, don’t we? A break from that thing that’s been going on. You know, it’s always on the news channels and you keep getting leaflets about it. That thing. Frankly, you deserve some time to kick back, relax, and treat yourself to something fun.


It’s a good job BBC iPlayer has you covered! So well covered, in fact, that not an inch of your skin is exposed to the frosty temperatures out there. You’re like a human burrito wrapped up in a blanket and you’re not coming out for anyone so stop asking, OK?!

There’s everything from classic comedies of yesteryear and modern-day laugh-fests to international adventures, mouth-watering cooking content and reality shows you’ll be racing to lap up.


There’s some feel-good fun for everyone, so get stuck in. There’s no vote, no first past the post and no winner to be declared – apart from YOU, because you can watch them all. What do you fancy first?


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