With so many excellent TV series out there, we’ve narrowed down the current top box sets. If you’ve never watched any of them, put aside a weekend to catch up on the hype, or if you’ve already see them, why not watch them over and over again?
House Of Cards: Seasons 1 to 3
If you loved The West Wing, you’ll adore this political drama. Kevin Spacey wows viewers as Frank Underwood, the merciless Democratic Congressman who’ll do whatever it takes to gain a cabinet position in the House of Representatives.
Frank is cuckolded working unremittingly to secure Garret Walker’s election as President, on the assurance of a promotion. Enraged, he comes up with a sophisticated plan to exact revenge and ultimately gain power.
Mad Men: Seasons 1 to 6, and 7 – part one
Enticing watching! Filled with hard drinking and chain smoking, the stylish and over-sexed Madison Avenue advertising pioneers sell an ideal they’re struggling to achieve in their own lives. This series is a sexy, chic and shocking portrait of a time that was far from innocent.
True Detective: Season 1
A compelling crime drama with a lot of extra edge! This enthralling series has received considerable critical acclaim because of the outstanding performances and intriguingly tense script. Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey (what a team!) play detectives whose lives become entwined in a 17-year hunt for a serial killer.
Game of Thrones: Seasons 1 to 4
Game of Thrones is the hottest series, and that doesn’t look set to change any time soon. An adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s book A Song of Ice and Fire, the fantasy-drama series interconnects numerous ingenious plot lines to leave you glued to your screen and desperate for more. With a stellar cast, beautiful backdrops, and remarkable costumes, it’s no wonder we’re all obsessed!
Orange is the New Black: Season 1
Based on a true story, this dark yet funny series centres on the lead character Piper Chapman, a woman sentenced to 15 months in prison for a decade-old crime. Now a law-abiding citizen, she must learn to adjust to her new life behind bars.