Now TV: Everything arriving in April 2020

Tom ButlerSenior Editor
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Keyart for Sky Atlantic's <em>Gangs of London</em>. (©Sky UK Limited)
Keyart for Sky Atlantic's Gangs of London. (©Sky UK Limited)

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It’s another busy month on Now TV in April, with loads of exciting new shows and movies to get stuck into as the nation remains at home during the ongoing health crisis.

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Highlights include Gangs of London the new high action series from Gareth Evans the director of The Raid, Run, the latest project from Fleabag’s Vicky Jones and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the second series of Sky original, Save Me Too.

Movie highlights include Spider-Man: Far From Home, Sky Cinema original, Four Kids And It, Danny Boyle’s Richard Curtis-scripted Beatles rom-com Yesterday, and the latest addition to the Men in Black series, Men in Black International.

There’s also tons of stuff for the younger viewers too.

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TV

Gangs of London S1 – Stream every episode from 23 April

Brand-new Sky original Gangs of London tells the story of a city torn apart by power struggles, and the sudden power vacuum that occurs when the Head of London's most powerful crime family is assassinated. Created by Gareth Evans and Matt Flannery, Gangs of London delves into London’s modern-day criminal underworld.

Save Me TooStream every episode from 1 April

Lennie James and Suranne Jones return to NOW TV in the critically acclaimed Sky original series Save Me Too. The tireless quest for Nelly to find his missing daughter Jody continues, and he will go to any length to uncover the truth, with potentially terrible consequences.

Code 404Coming end of April

This new Sky original comedy set in the near future in the Special Investigation Unit at the London Met, sees two detective inspectors DI John Major (Daniel Mays) and DI Roy Carver (Stephen Graham) as the top crime fighting duo. When Major is killed on an undercover sting, how will the SIU function? Written by Danny Peak (Not Going Out), Code 404 is endlessly hilarious and arresting.

Dynamo Beyond Belief S1 – Stream every episode from 9 April

Steven Frayne commonly known as the English magician 'Dynamo' attends Glastonbury Festival on June 23, 2017. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Steven Frayne commonly known as the English magician 'Dynamo' attends Glastonbury Festival on June 23, 2017. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

Watch stunning moments of magic with the story of Dynamo’s road to recovery after his career threatening onslaught of chronic arthritis. Two of the key moments in the show, and the most dangerous pieces Dynamo has ever undertaken, include a terrifying, high-octane blindfold reverse drive in a yellow taxi through central Moscow and a breath-taking Fast & Furious-style underground ‘Tokyo Drift’ car meet in Japan where he attempts to stop a high-powered car with his bare hands.

Run S1 – Stream every episode from 15 April

Written and produced by Vicky Jones (Fleabag), Run follows Ruby Richardson (Merritt Wever), a woman whose mundane life in the suburbs is shaken up upon receiving a text to fulfil a 17 year old pact with her ex-boyfriend Billy Johnson (Domhnall Gleeson) to travel across America together. The star-studded cast includes Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Laurel, a woman they meet on their travels, Rich Sommer as Ruby’s husband Laurence and Archie Panjabi, Billy's former PA Fiona.

Das Boot S2 Starts April, Stream every S1 episode

Das Boot is returning to NOW TV following the excitement of Series 1. In the WWII drama, an experienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance.

The BlacklistS1-S6 available now – S7 streaming weekly

If Series 1-6 wasn't enough, NOW TV is welcoming Series 7 to the service. Watch Red, Liz and the task force investigate a blacklister whose job is to help criminals disappear and relocate without a trace. Liz further investigates and discovers the identity of her nanny. Meanwhile, Rostova looks into the memories of her former partner.

The Beverley Allitt TapesStarts April

Exterior photograph of Grantham and Kesteven Hospital where nurse Beverley Allitt murdered four children, attempted to murder three other children, and caused grievous bodily harm to a further six children, 7th July 1991. (Photo by Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Exterior photograph of Grantham and Kesteven Hospital where nurse Beverley Allitt murdered four children, attempted to murder three other children, and caused grievous bodily harm to a further six children, 7th July 1991. (Photo by Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

This April, you can catch the latest new Sky Crime documentary The Beverley Allitt Tapes. Covering the case of the female English serial killer who was convicted of murdering four children, attempting to murder three other children, and causing grievous bodily harm to a further six, it’s not one to miss for the true crime lover.

PEN15 S1 – Streaming now

PEN15 tells the comedic story of middle school seen through the eyes of two 7th grade girls dealing with the awkwardness of being a teenager. Sounds familiar, right? Don’t miss a second of the latest U.S. import as part of the Sky Comedy package, available via NOW TV.

Westworld S1-2 stream every episode now, S3 streaming weekly

Before you start on Westworld’s third season, why not brush up on the iconic HBO series in its entirety? From that robo-reveal to Dolores’ fly swat, every moment of the futuristic drama is currently available to stream with a NOW TV Entertainment Pass.

The Office (UK) – S1 & 2 stream every episode

All episodes of the acclaimed BBC sitcom The Office are now available on NOW TV. Watch insufferable middle-management type David Brent in the centre of this mockumentary-style comedy, set at a nondescript paper company in a nondescript office in Slough.

Billions – S1-4 streaming now

Paul Giamatti stars as brilliant prosecutor Chuck Rhoades, who is thrown into a high stakes game of cat and mouse with Wall Street billionaire Bobby Axelrod. With every episode available to stream now, there’s no excuse not to get hooked.

DC’s Legends of TomorrowS1-4 stream every episode

After the defeat of Eobard Thawne and his equally nefarious Legion of Doom, the Legends face a new existential threat created by their actions at the end of last season. Revisit every action-packed moment of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow with every episode available to stream now.

Films

Spider-Man: Far From HomeAvailable to stream from 11 April

Tom Holland as the titular hero in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'. (Credit: Marvel/Sony)
Tom Holland as the titular hero in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'. (Credit: Marvel/Sony)

Tom Holland stars as the web-slinging superhero whose European holiday is cut short, when Nick Fury shows up to recruit him for a mission. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures each representing the Earth emerge from a hole torn in the universe.

Four Kids And It Available to stream from 10 April

The Sky Cinema original film adaptation from Jacqueline Wilson’s book, Four Kids and It, tells the story of a vacation that doubles as an opportunity for new couple Alice Patton and David Goode to introduce their kids. It all seems problem free, until the group of children discover a mysterious creature in the local sand pit who agrees to grant them a wish each day.

Read more: The best comedies on UK streaming

Yesterday  Available to stream from 12 April

Directed by Danny Boyle, and screenplay by Richard Curtis, struggling singer-songwriter Jack Malik’s dreams of fame are fading, despite the fierce devotion and support from his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Starring Himesh Patel as Jack, Lily James as Ellie and Ed Sheeran as himself.

Men in Black: InternationalStreaming from 24 April

When shape shifting aliens that can take on the form of a human arrive on Earth, Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) joins forces with Agent M (Tessa Thompson), a recruit, to save the planet. Now, with devastating super-weapons of mass destruction hidden somewhere on Earth, the MiB will leave no stone unturned to retrieve it.

Coming in May

Brad Pitt as Cliff Booth in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (Credit: Sony)
Brad Pitt as Cliff Booth in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (Credit: Sony)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw

The Undoing - Streaming from 11 May

Brassic S2 

Keep the kids entertained

Sky Cinema Pass:

Lion King

Experience Lion King for the first time all over again in the photorealistic animation. Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother - and former heir to the throne - has plans of his own.

Toy Story 4

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and all their friends embark on a road trip with Bonnie and new toy friend, Forky. An adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody’s slight detour leads him back to long-lost friend Bo Peep. 

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Secret Life of Pets 2

Max the terrier encounters canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey when he visits the countryside. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.

Detective Pikachu

POKÉMON Detective Pikachu UK poster (Warner Bros.)
POKÉMON Detective Pikachu UK poster (Warner Bros.)

Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Harry requires help from his old Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery.

Kids Pass:

The Gruffalo

A magical tale of a mouse who takes a stroll through the woods and encounters three predators who all wish to eat him - a fox, an owl and a snake. The plucky mouse must use his wits to survive.

PAW Patrol

Six brave puppies, captained by a tech-savvy ten-year-old boy, Ryder, work together to accomplish high-stakes rescue missions to safeguard the residents of the Adventure Bay community.

Peppa Pig Collection

Let the kids be a part of the everyday adventures for Peppa Pig! With her family and friends there's always something to smile about, and a whole world of things to discover!

Spongebob Squarepants

A yellow sea sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants, who enjoys being a cook at Krusty Krab and lives in the Pacific Ocean. Don't miss the jelly fishing, bubble-blowing, Squidward-irking adventures that SpongeBob gets up to with all his friends as they embark on various adventures at Bikini Bottom.

iCarly

After Freddy, a geek at school, records Carly and her friend Sam’s audition for their school’s talent show and it becomes an internet sensation, they start up their own iCarly webcast. Filmed in the attic of Carly’s apartment loft, the web show quickly becomes an internet phenomenon and the trio must deal with their newfound fame.

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