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!

We’ve hunted out ongoing offers, trials and any short-lived film and streaming service deals.

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

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 between £4.99 and £10.99 a month or you can pay less for annual passes. 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: £4.99, £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), but it can also be signed up to without all those extras for £5.99 a month. However it’ll cost you £2.99 extra each month to avoid adverts.

TNT Sports deals

You can get TNT via a monthly rolling contract with Discovery+. There are also some good deals to add TNT to your existing broadband or TV package, as well as deals for EE mobile customers. Again, I’ve got a dedicated page for all TNT Sports offers.

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.

Save money on Apple TV+

All my ways to save in this Apple TV + article

Apple TV Plus offers

Paramount+ deals

You’ll sometimes 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.

Discovery+ deals

You can get a Basic 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 month 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 deals

Mubi shows a selection of cult, indie and world cinema. It’s £9.99 a month. Sometimes there are deals like three months for £1.

Mubi: 3 months free

This offer gets you 3 months 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.

The best deals

Find our picks of the best offers in our dedicated deals library

ITVX 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: 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.

ITVX: £1/month for 2 months (ended)

ITVX is offering two months for £1 each in its Black Friday deal. You can get the free 7 day trial on top of it as well, if you’ve not had it before.

The deal ends on 4 December 2023 – you’ll have to sign up before this date to get it.

This one’s for New ITVX Premium customers only. After the two-month period it’ll auto-renew at £5.99/month, so cancel it if you don’t want to pay full price.

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 (ended)

New users can get a 30-day free trial via the Lionsgate+ website or Amazon Prime. This is likely just a relaunch offer and it’ll drop back to the previous 7-days.

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 deals

Arrow: 30-day free trial

You can sign up direct with Arrow and get your first 30 days for free.

Shudder deals

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.

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

  1. Your Prime Video link for £5.99 goes to a Prime Video page that asks for £7.99 a month.

    1. They’ll try to get you to sign up for the full Prime, but you need to select the cheaper option while signing up

      1. I need to join Prime Video today to watch tennis, but I’ve looked everywhere and I can’t find the £5.99 video-only rate anywhere. Looks like I’ll have to pay full price.

        By the way, I’m not receiving any notifications of new posts by email so I never saw your response and I struggled to find this thread again. And yes, I have checked Spam.

        1. Update: got there eventually but I couldn’t tell you how. Then suffered from a weird payment glitch which resolved itself almost immediately

          Maybe I’m not getting emails because I refused to sign up with WordPress?

  2. Thanks for the MUBI deal. I wouldn’t have known if not for your email. I bought the three months for £1 offer and used a different email address from when I was previously a member, just in case.

  3. 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

  4. 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!

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

  6. 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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