Film & TV streaming service deals and trials

Here are the best TV, movie and comedy streaming deals to help you enjoy a cheap night in!

I’ve hunted out ongoing offers, trials and any short-lived deals.

If you want to rent a film or make a digital purchase then check out this separate offers page.

Disney + deals

The streaming service from Disney launched on 24th March 2020 in the UK. It has all the old Disney movies as well as new series in the worlds of Star Wars and Marvel. It costs £7.99 a month or £79.99 a year. Find deals here.

NOW TV deals

I love NOW TV, particularly if you want Sky Atlantic but don’t want Sky. There are often some great deals on its streaming packages which I update on this dedicated page.

Netflix deals

There are three pricing options for Netflix: £6.99, £10.99 and £15.99. You can no longer get a full free trial. It’s harder to save with Netflix, but there are a few deals, which I’ve listed on this page.

Amazon Prime Video

Prime Video comes with a standard Amazon Prime membership (£7.99 a month or £79 a year), but it can also be signed up to without all those extras for £5.99 a month.

Apple TV + deals

Save money on Apple TV+

All my ways to save in this Apple TV + article

Apple TV Plus offers

YouTube Premium deals

YouTube Premium: Two months free (expired)

Until 2 May 2022 the usual one-month free trial for YouTube Premium is doubled. You’ll get ad-free viewing, the ability to download and access to YouTube Music Premium (a bit like Spotify). You can only get this if you are a new user of YouTube Premium, YouTube Music or Google Play Music. At the end of the trial it’s £11.99 a month, so cancel if you don’t want to keep paying.

YouTube Premium: Family and student plans

If you pay for more than one account in your household a Family plan works out cheaper at £17.99 a month. Or if you can validate your student ID you can pay just £6.99.

Mubi deals

Mubi shows a selection of cult, indie and world cinema. It’s £9.99 a month. You also get a free weekly ticket to the cinema – but only at selected cinemas for a pre-chosen film. Sometimes there are deals like three months for £1.

Mubi: Four months for &4

Until Monday 23 May you can pay £4 and get four months of Mubi. After this it goes to full price.

Mubi: 30-day free trial

The standard Mubi free trial is just a week, but his offer gets you a month for free.

Get a 30 day trial of Mubi

BritBox deals

The streaming service from ITV and the BBC costs £5.99 a month It’ll mainly have old programmes from these broadcasters though there is some original programming too, such as the new Spitting Image.

Britbox: 7- day free trial + 50% off for three months

If you sign up to the free Lidl Plus app you can get a week free trial then pay just £2.99 a month for the first three months. You’ll find the offer under the “partner offers” tab. Ends 31 July 2022.

Britbox: Six months free if you’re with EE

Anyone who has a pay monthly mobile or tablet SIM (so not PAYG) can claim six months of EE for free. 

Britbox: One year for £59.99

This annual subscription is effectively two months free. You’ll pay £59. Get Britbox for a year.

Starzplay deals

Starzplay is a film and TV streaming service with original content as well as a range of classics. You can watch it via the Starzplay website, or through services such as Prime Video, Apple TV, Rakuten and Roku.

Amazon often runs £1.99 offers for six months. I’ll share anything similar here when they’re available.

Starzplay: Six months for £1.99 a month

New users can get a discount for six months on this streaming service, either direct from Starzplay or via Amazon (though you’ll also need Prime). You’ll pay £1.99 a month, then full price from month seven unless you cancel.

Starzplay: Free trial

Go direct to Starzplay to get a 7-day free trial as a new user.

Starzplay: Three months free with a Roku purchase

Buy a new Roku streaming device between 1 April and 30 June 2022 and you can claim three months free Starzplay.

BFI Player deals

BFI: 50% off one year

If you’re aged 16 to 25 you can use the code 25UNDER to save 50% on a 12 month BFI Player subscription.

BFI: 14-day free trial

You can get a 14-day free trial of the BFI Player streaming service. It’s then £4.99 a month.

Next Up Comedy streaming deals

Next Up: 3 month free trial

New users can try the stand-up comedy streaming service for free for three months using the code FUNNYASFOLK.

Next Up: 30-day free trial for Prime members

You can also watch NextUp on Amazon Video and Prime members get 30-days for free right now. After the trial it’s £4.99 a month (unless you cancel). Sign up here.

11 thoughts on “Film & TV streaming service deals and trials

  1. Hi there, looks like the Mubi £1 offer has expired or is the link wrong? Cheers

    1. Ah, my fault – for some reason the link change didn’t work. Should be fine now

  2. Hi
    The one year Mubi hack doesn’t work anymore , once you cancel Scribd your subscription to Mubi gets cancelled a few weeks later.

    1. Thanks Si!

  3. britbox is now only 7day free trial not 30

  4. Cashback for Disney+ on Quidco and Topcashback does not seem to be available any more.

    1. Hi Dorit, yes sadly it seemed to end about 4pm. I put a little update note on there earlier. Fingers crossed it comes back!

      1. Hi,
        re Disney+ : there is another option if you are a pickmypostcode member. If you sign up through them you get £20 added to your bonus. Obviously you will only get this if you win, but better than nothing (and if you were so lucky and were to win on there twice you get it twice 🙂

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