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The staying in-in Box Set matchmaker

The staying in-in Box Set matchmaker

Planning a big sofa session? Tell us what your perfect night in looks like and we’ll tell you what to watch

Forget going out-out. In 2019, it’s all about staying in-in. There’s nothing like creating the perfect viewing conditions with your favourite people and settling in with a brilliant Box Set

Available to watch on BBC iPlayer

The big question is: what’s your idea of a perfect night in? Whether it’s catching a cracking comedy with your mates, enjoying a romantic drama with your other half, or tuning into a crime thriller on your own (and scaring yourself silly in the process) we’ve all got a different take on what makes a great evening in-in.


And that’s before we even get onto the subject of snacks, drinks, seating…


The good news is, however you like to watch, there’s always an unmissable Box Set waiting to be discovered. So let us do the hard work for you.


From your indulgent food and viewing companion preferences to the ideal clothing to wear and best seat to get comfy in, click through our matchmaker below to build your ideal evening and we’ll reveal the perfect show for you that you can watch right now on BBC iPlayer.

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Staying in-in with Virgin Media

Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment Award celebrates the best TV that gets the nation planning big sofa sessions with friends and family – because staying in-in is the new going out-out.


Click the banner below to find out more about the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards 2019, and vote for your Must-See Moment of 2018 for your chance to win two red carpet tickets.

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Image credits: Baptiste © Two Brothers – Photographer: Gareth Gatrell

House Of Cards © BBC

Pose © FX – Photographer: JoJo Whilden

Pride And Prejudice © BBC

The Mighty Boosh © Baby Cow Productions

The Musketeers © BBC – Photographer: Larry Horricks

BAFTA competition: Promoter: Virgin Media Limited. Entrants must be aged 18+. UK residents only (excluding employees of the Promoter, their immediate family members and anyone professionally connected with this Promotion). Promotion closes at 17:00 pm, 1st May 2019. 1 entry per household. Full T&Cs apply, see