‘The most beautiful show I’ve ever seen’: What York thinks of 2021’s biggest shows

16 Feb 2021 @ 9.14 am
| Entertainment

Whether it’s the weekend, a sick day, or just a regular Tuesday night, we know you need something to binge-watch.

Ward off the chilly weather and pandemic blues with some of the biggest and best shows streaming right now – and see what fellow York residents have to say about them.


Retro sitcom flick? Time-travelling superhero show? Alien invasion mystery? All of the above! WandaVision’s fresh take on storytelling is an unorthodox, refreshing move for the MCU.

With symbolism and mystery embedded in every frame, Marvel is turning audiences into detectives as the enigma unfolds. Here’s what people in York make of Marvel’s latest offering:

WandaVision is now streaming on Disney+.

It’s A Sin

Decades in the making, Russell T. Davies’ new drama has finally arrived, and it’s the gripping drama we all need on TV right now.

Following a group of gay men and their friends as they fight through the HIV/AIDS crisis, It’s a Sin is a hard-hitting and poignant triumph. Here’s what people in York thought of the emotional show:

It’s a Sin airs Fridays at 8pm on Channel 4, or stream the whole series now on All4.


Netflix’s period drama hit Bridgerton keeps breaking records; last week it became the most-watched series on Netflix in history, boasting a viewership of 82 million households.

Set in Regency-era England, the 8-part series follows the lives of the aristocratic Bridgerton family – specifically Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), the eldest daughter, as she enters the competitive marriage market. Here’s what people in York thought of the historical hit:

Bridgerton is now streaming on Netflix.

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’s delayed second series finally premiered in January, with a fresh batch of queens striving to snatch the crown and make their mark on the UK drag scene.

Just a few episodes in and we’ve been treated to gag-worthy looks, hilarious confessionals and shocking eliminations (we’re not even at snatch game yet!). Here’s what people in York think of Drag Race UK so far:

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 2 airs Thursdays at 7pm on BBC iPlayer.

What do you think of these shows? Let us know in the comments.