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.
Core streaming service deals
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.
There are four pricing options for Netflix: £4.99, £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 (£8.99 a month or £95 a year from September 2022), but it can also be signed up to without all those extras for £5.99 a month.
Apple TV + deals
There are frequent free trials for newbies and existing customers, meaning Apple TV+ can be one of the cheapest options out there.
You’ll be able to get a free Paramount+ trial when you first sign up, but it might be best waiting until there’s a 30 day offer.
You can get an Entertainment only pass for £3.99 a month, or one with Eurosport on top for £6.99 a month, though there are ways to get it for free via BT and Sky. More on this dedicated Discovery+ page.
YouTube Premium deals
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.
YouTube Premium: One months free
The standard free trial for YouTube Premium is one month (it’s occasionally increased). 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.
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: 3 months free
This offer gets you 3 month for free. It’ll renew at full price if you don’t cancel before the end of this offer.
Mubi: 30-day free trial
The standard Mubi free trial is just a week, but this offer gets you a month for free.
Mubi: Three months for £1 (expired)
For a limited time you can pay £1 and get three months of Mubi. If you continue the subscription after this it goes to full price.
ITV X deals
ITV Hub is now ITVX. It’s free to watch most of the content, but if you pay £5.99 a month you’ll get Premium which has even more shows, access to Britbox and no adverts.
ITVX: £3.99 a month for a year
Use the discount code ITVXSAVE13 to get a £2 discount every month for 13 months. After this, the price will jump up to £5.99. There’s no published end date for this offer.
ITVX: 7 day free trial
You can try ITVX for a week for free, though you’ll be charged after this if you don’t cancel.
ITVX: One year for £59.99
You’ll get 12 months for the price of 10 if you pay upfront for the whole year.
Lionsgate + (formally Starzplay) deals
Starzplay is now called Lionsgate+, and it’s a film and TV streaming service with original content as well as a range of classics. You can watch it via the Lionsgate+ website, or through services such as Prime Video, Apple TV, Rakuten and Roku.
You’ll pay £5.99 a month to access the service. Amazon often runs £1.99 offers for six months. I’ll share anything similar here when they’re available.
Lionsgate+: 30 day free trial
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.
Arrow: 30-day free trial
You can sign up direct with Arrow and get your first 30 days for free.
Shudder: 7-day free trial
You can sign up direct with Shudder and get your first 7 days for free.
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.
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