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Make it an awesome half-term!

Make it an awesome half-term!

Keep the kids entertained with Descendants 3, Hunter Street and more

School might be out, but fantastic telly is very much in, with shows, Box Sets and films the wee ones will love!

Find them in On Demand and Catch Up TV

It’s half-term, the weather’s naff and the kids need something to watch before they start kicking off. As luck would have it, there’s plenty for them to feast their eyes on in On Demand and Catch Up TV, with a host of smashing shows, brilliant Box Sets and fantastic films waiting to be enjoyed.


From the hotly anticipated Disney sequel Descendants 3 to intergalactic adventures, intriguing mysteries, nature documentaries and more, it’s time to discover some of the best picks you can catch over the school break in On Demand and Catch Up TV. Thank us later.

For adventurous spirits…

Find Descendants 3 in Catch Up > Channels > Disney Channel

The kids of Disney’s most iconic baddies are back in the third instalment of the smash hit film series. On the lookout for some new recruits to enrol at Auradon Prep, they head to the Island of the Lost. With a blend of teen drama, fantasy and fabulous musical numbers, it’s a sure-fire winner for half term.


For cheeky monkeys…

Biologist Patrick Ayree in Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family

Find Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family in On Demand > Box Sets

Join biologist Patrick Ayree as he travels the globe to trace the evolution of primates in this three-part documentary series. From Central and South America to Africa and Asia, it’s a fascinating look at how these animals have evolved over 40 million years. Plus there’s lots of hilarious misbehaviour on show.


For intrepid minds…

MaeMae Renfrow, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte, Stony Blyden, Daan Creyghton and Kyra Smith in Hunter Street

Find Hunter Street seasons 1-3 in On Demand > Box Sets

When a group of children’s foster parents go missing, it’s up to these new siblings to get to the bottom of the mystery. Set in Amsterdam, this comedy drama series from Nickelodeon has intrigue and gags in spades.


For dancing queens…

Jessica Lord in Find Me In Paris

Find Find Me In Paris season 1 in On Demand > Box Sets

In this teen drama series, Lena Grisky is just your average Russian princess – until she accidentally travels forward in time from 1905 to present-day Paris. The best way for her to keep her cover while she figures out a way back home? To train at the Opéra de Paris. But Lena’s love of modern life soon makes her question whether returning to 1905 would be a good idea after all…


For cosmic crusaders…

Ben 10

Find Ben 10 in On Demand > Box Sets

Get set for animated adventures galore, as intergalactic explorer Ben Tennyson saves us all from weird and not-so-wonderful aliens in this hit series. But don’t just take our word for how awesome it is. This riotous franchise has won three Emmy awards and continues to wow kids around the world.


For little rotters…

Find Horrid Henry: The Movie in On Demand

Brace yourself for all kinds of trouble in this hilarious movie based on the popular children’s book series. Henry and his friends must team up to save their school (even though they claim to detest it – typical). Watch out for a host of star names along the way, including Richard E Grant, Anjelica Huston, Noel Fielding and Parminder Nagra.


Not heard about Virgin TV Go?

Don’t let anything get in between you and your essential viewing with Virgin TV Go. With loads of Box Sets to try out, you’ll always be entertained wherever you are!


The app is available to all Virgin TV customers at no extra cost and is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows 10 and PC/Mac. Get downloading (from the links below) and you’ll be one step closer to watching what you want, when you want. 


Download the Virgin TV Go app from the Apple app store

Download the Virgin TV Go app from Google Play

Download the Virgin TV Go app for Windows 10

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Image credits: Decendants © Disney