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The Undoing: If you like the Sky Atlantic thriller, you’ll love… Little Fires Everywhere, Sharp Objects and more
Addicted to Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman’s dark whodunit? Then you’ll love these psychological thrillers and brooding mystery TV series.
Watch every episode of The Undoing on Sky Atlantic with NOW
If you're anything like us, you’ve probably been addicted to Sky Atlantic’s glamorous and dark murder mystery The Undoing.
A gripping psychological thriller with Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman in sparkling form as the leads, it sparked dozens of fan theories and passionate discussion as everyone had their own take on who the killer might be.
The six-episode box set is available to watch on Sky Atlantic with NOW, but if you’ve already watched the nail-biting, helicopter-chase finale, what should you watch now?
Here are our suggestions for similar shows to binge-watch next...
Sky Atlantic on NOW, 8-episode mini-series
Based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name, Sharp Objects is a dark drama about reporter Camille Preaker (Adams), who returns to her small hometown Wind Gap to cover the murders of two preteen girls.
Behind the grisly murder mystery is a psychological puzzle from Camille’s past to unpick as the troubled journalist finds the traumatic events of her childhood returning to the surface and bringing her an uncomfortable connection to the murdered girls.
Little Fires Everywhere
Amazon Prime Video, 8-episode mini-series
Based on the 2017 novel by Celeste Ng and starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere was one of the most highly anticipated series of 2020.
The darkness and secrets hidden beneath a picture-perfect suburban life will entice fans of The Undoing, but there is much more weight and clout in this timely exploration of race and motherhood in modern America.
Big Little Lies
BT TV Store, season 1 + 2 box set
The Undoing writer David E Kelley was also part of the team who brought Big Little Lies to the small screen in 2017.
With a similarly dazzling cast including Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz and Adam Scott, it’s impossible not to get drawn into this nuanced story set in a wealthy Californian seaside town.
Come for the dreamy cast and coastal scenes and stay for the compelling central mystery.
The Night Of
Sky Atlantic on NOW, 1 season
Ready to play armchair detective again? This HBO limited series about a fictitious murder in New York City will fix that itch.
Riz Ahmed is incredible in the lead role as taxi driver Nasir Khan, a man who finds himself accused of murder. Based on the BBC series Criminal Justice, the series tackles issues of race, religion and the criminal justice system.
Amazon Prime Video, 8 seasons
It's 16 years since Desperate Housewives debuted to staggering viewing figures as the mysteries and secrets of Wisteria Lane had us glued to our TVs.
If you missed it first time around, the series was a juicy and soapy drama about divorcee and single mum Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher), career-mum turned stay-at-home mum Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman), the Martha Stewart-esque Bree Van De Kamp (Marcia Cross), ex-model Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria) and serial divorcee Edie Britt (Nicolette Sheridan).
The drama gets pretty wild across its eight seasons, but the various mysteries remain compelling and addictive viewing.
How To Get Away with Murder
Netflix, 5 seasons
Coming from Grey’s Anatomy duo Shonda Rhimes and Peter Nowalk, you should know what to expect from this glossy legal thriller.
Brimming with twists, OMG moments and big characters, this series is classic Shonda Rhimes - see also Kerry Washington’s Scandal for more of the same.
Viola Davis is the special X Factor in HTGAWM and she deservedly became the first black woman to win the Primetime Emmy for Lead Actress for her performance as law professor Annalise Keating.
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