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New on Netflix in April

New on Netflix in April


A heart-racing thriller, genius pranks, a very royal scandal … there’s something for everyone on Netflix this month

By Charlotte Briggs, Staff Writer

Spring is a time of new beginnings and the same can be said for Andrew Scott, who follows the melancholy modern romance of All Of Us Strangers with a star turn as a penniless but charming 1960s grifter in Ripley


Want to be April fooled? Kick off the month with some epic pranks and illusions as expert trickster Justin Willman brings his skills to the streets in The Magic Prank Show With Justin Willman


For jaw-dropping drama don’t miss Gillian Anderson and Billie Piper in Scoop, which tells the story of the all-woman team who set up Prince Andrew’s infamous Newsnight interview and consequent controversy. 


Tensions will be running high in nail-biting true crime documentary What Jennifer Did, as well as the groundbreaking social experiment Unlocked: A Jail Experiment, which reveals what happens when inmates are given “freedom” within the confines a county jail.

For some light relief, there’s the fascinating story of Manchester City’s landmark 2022/23 season in Together: Treble Winners as well as more episodes of enjoyable Aussie soap Heartbreak High


The Magic Prank Show With Justin Willman

Find season 1 in Apps > Netflix from Easter Monday

Magician Justin Willman – who counts Justin Timberlake, Gwyneth Paltrow and the Obamas among his fans – is back with a spellbinding new Netflix show. He and his crew help out members of the public who are hoping to give their friends and family a well-intentioned lesson or well-deserved payback. Cue lots of elaborate pranks and “shocked Pikachu” faces from unsuspecting targets.


Together: Treble Winners

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Tuesday 2 April

Manchester City’s fly-on-the-wall docuseries captures the blood, sweat and tears that the star-studded squad endured to achieve their historic Treble-winning season in 2023. Spend six engrossing episodes getting to know the boys in blue both on and off the pitch, as manager Pep Guardiola leads them through the final weeks of the Premier League season, the FA Cup final at Wembley and to Istanbul for the club’s first Champions League final victory.



Find it in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 4 April

Inspired by Patricia Highsmith’s 1955 novel The Talented Mr Ripley, Andrew Scott’s (All Of Us Strangers) latest venture on the small screen is a gripping watch from start to finish. The period series follows con man Tom Ripley who’s down on his luck, until a wealthy industrialist hires him to travel to Italy to track down his playboy millionaire son (played by Johnny Flynn, One Life). What ensues is a complex journey of deceit, fraud and murder. Dakota Fanning (The Alienist) also stars.


The Tearsmith

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 4 April

Erin Doom’s best-selling Italian novel is making its hotly anticipated screen debut. When orphans Nica (Caterina Ferioli) and Rigel (Simone Baldasseroni) become adoptive siblings after surviving a tough childhood in an orphanage together, their friendship blooms into unexpected and messy feelings that change the course of their lives forever. Can they find the love they so desperately want in each other?  


Parasyte: The Grey

Find season 1 in Apps > Netflix from Friday 5 April

From South Korea comes a terrifying live adaption of manga series Parasyte that will have your skin crawling. In this sci-fi/horror hybrid, a group of mysterious aliens fall from space and then take over human bodies, creating their own horrifying faction. However, when victim Jeong Su-in (Jeon So-nee) manages to resist hosting a Parasyte, they enter a bizarre coexistence that could be the key to ending the invasion on Earth. 



Find it in Apps > Netflix from Friday 5 April

The Royal Family was shaken to its core in 2019 after Prince Andrew’s disastrous televised interview revealed the extent of his relationship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein – event that inspired this feature-length drama directed by The Crown’s Philip Martin. It details the story of the women who secured “the scoop of the decade” including Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis (Gillian Anderson, The Crown), producer Sam McAlister (Billie Piper, Rare Beasts) and editor Esme Wren (Romola Garai, Vanity Fair). 


What Jennifer Did

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Wednesday 10 April

If you’re a true crime fan who’s looking for a new case to binge, then don’t miss this grisly documentary from Jenny Popplewell, director of American Murder: The Family Next Door (also available on Netflix). Here, Popplewell unravels the deadly web of lies told by Jennifer Pan, a young woman who became the primary focus of a shocking criminal case that captivated Canada in 2010. 


Unlocked: A Jail Experiment

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Wednesday 10 April

One ambitious sheriff is taking rehabilitation to a new level at a US detention facility. Filmed at the Pulaski County Jail in Arkansas over six weeks, the series follows a group of inmates who are given the opportunity to experience prison life with “no locks and no officers”. Tune in for an eye-opening watch to find out whether the inmates will rebuild their lives with their newfound freedom or choose to challenge the status quo and each other. 


Heartbreak High

Find season 2 in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 11 April. Season 1 available now

Hey SLTs! It’s time to head back to the “lowest ranking school in the district” as Heartbreak High returns for another drama-packed term. The second series sees Hartley High’s social pariah Amerie Wadia (Ayesha Madon) and her two new besties Darren (James Majoos) and Quinni (Chloé Hayden) navigate more love, heartbreak and fresh hotties. But even though the trio hope for a more peaceful year than last, the race for school captain prompts some dirty tactics that cause chaos among their peers. 


Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver

Find it in Apps & Games > Netflix from Friday 19 April. Part 1 available now

The second instalment of this epic space opera from director Zack Snyder (300, Man Of Steel) brings the story to its dramatic conclusion. In a galaxy ruled by the Motherworld and its military, the Imperium, the first part saw former Imperium soldier and rebel leader Kora (Sofia Boutella) defeat the tyrant Balisarius (Fra Fee). Now, with Balisarius’ resurrection she must rally warriors and civillians from across the galaxy for one final battle for freedom. The impressive ensenble cast includes Anthony Hopkins (Hannibal), Djimon Hounsou (Captain Marvel), Ed Skrein (Deadpool), Doona Bae (Sense8) and Michiel Huisman (The Flight Attendant).



What else is new on Netflix: April 2024

  • Crime Scene Berlin: Nightlife Killer (season 1) – Wednesday 3 April
  • Files Of The Unexplained (season 1) – Wednesday 3 April
  • Crooks (season 1) – Thursday 4 April
  • The Antisocial Network: Memes To Mayhem – Friday 5 April 
  • Neal Brennan: Crazy Good – Tuesday 9 April
  • Anthracite (Limited series) – Wednesday 10 April
  • Baby Reindeer (Limited series) – Thursday 11 April
  • Midsummer Night (Limited series) – Thursday 11 April
  • As The Crow Flies (season 3) – Thursday 11 April
  • Amar Singh Chamkila – Friday 12 April
  • Love, Divided – Friday 12 April
  • Stolen – Friday 12 April
  • Woody Woodpecker Goes To Camp – Friday 12 April
  • The Circle (season 6) – Wednesday 17 April
  • The Grimm Variations (season 1) – Wednesday 17 April
  • Don’t Hate The Player (season 1) – Wednesday 17 April
  • Our Living World (season 1) – Wednesday 17 April
  • The Upshaws (Part 5) – Thursday 18 April
  • City Hunter – Thursday 25 April
  • Dead Boy Detectives (season 1) – Thursday 25 April 
  • The Asunta Case (Limited series) – Friday 26 April
  • Fiasco (season 1) – Tuesday 30 April


How to watch Netflix with Virgin TV

If you have a Virgin TV 360 box or Stream from Virgin Media, there are four ways to navigate to the Netflix app:


1. Use your voice

A. Just press and hold the voice button and say “Netflix” to open the app.


2. Via the app section

A. Press Home.

B. Go to the right and select Apps.

C. Select Netflix in the Apps screen.


3. Via channel 204 if you’re a Virgin TV 360 customer

A. Tuning to this channel automatically launches Netflix.


4. Navigating down to the Netflix icon in the homepage if you are a Stream customer


To search for Netflix content on your Virgin TV 360 and Stream from Virgin Media, select the Search icon from any full screen menu. Enter your Search term using the on-screen keyboard. Press back and then right to highlight the “All” filter. Press OK and select Netflix. You can now view and select from the Netflix results for your search term.


To access Netflix if you have a TiVo® box or Virgin TV V6 box, powered by TiVo®:


Press home on your remote

Select Apps & Games

Select All Apps

Select Netflix


Our Biggest TV, Biggest TV Volt and Ultimate Volt bundles already include Netflix in Full HD. You can also add Netflix to any other bundle that includes broadband and TV – just hit Customise your package to add it.


Already have a Netflix subscription? You can transfer your billing over to Virgin Media to keep everything together in one bill without changing your Netflix account! Learn more here.

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