BBC adding a new selection of Box Sets on iPlayer from December 2017
The BBC will be adding a raft of box sets and classic episodes on iPlayer over Christmas to compete with Netflix and Amazon.
Releases will include the hit series Taboo, starring Tom Hardy, the first three series of Peaky Blinders and Golden Globe-winning drama, Wolf Hall.
Every regeneration episode of Doctor Who since 2005 will also be on offer.
The box sets will be available from 16 December with most series made available for 30 days.
It is the first time the BBC has put so many complete series on the iPlayer in one go.
Every series of both Line of Duty and Happy Valley and series three and four of Sherlock will also be up for grabs.
Classic Christmas EastEnders’ episodes including Den and Angie’s divorce papers (1986) and Max and Stacey’s affair (2007) are going to be available too.
The full original series of 2001’s The Blue Planet, 2006’s Planet Earth, last year’s Planet Earth II and 2011’s Frozen Planet are also included. Comedy offerings include Miranda and Inside Number 9, Fleabag, Gavin & Stacey and Bad Education.
The programmes will be available from 16th December 2017.
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Doctor Who (every regeneration episode since 2005)
Sherlock – Series 3, 4 and The Abominable Bride
Line of Duty
Planet Earth I & II
Blue Planet I & II
Fleabag (Full series box-set)
Inside Number 9 (Full series box-set)
Josh – Series 2 & 3
Murder in Successville – Series 3
People Just Do Nothing – Series 4
Gavin & Stacey – Series 1 and Christmas Special
Cuckoo – Series 1, 2 & 3 and Christmas Special
This Country – Series 1
Bad Education – Series 2 and Christmas Special
Him and Her – Series 3 and Christmas Special
Bluestone 42 – Series 1 and Christmas Special
Uncle – Series 3
The Mighty Boosh – Series 1
Room on the Broom
The Gruffalo’s Child
The Boy in the Dress
EastEnders Christmas specials
Den and Angie’s divorce papers – 1986
Tiffany’s death – 1998
Kat and Alfie’s wedding – 2003
Max and Stacey’s affair – 2007
Archie’s murder – 2009