How to watch STV Player on BT TV: Gracepoint, Crownies, Rake - The best shows and box sets to stream now

BT TV customers can use the STV Player app on their TV box and watch loads of exclusive international drama series.

By Alex Fletcher Published: 18 November 2020 - 6.18pm
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Looking for a gripping new drama box set? The STV Player could have the answer.

BT TV customers can check out the STV Player and discover hours and hours of fantastic international dramas that will have you hooked.

Just press the YouView button on your remote and STV Player is next to all your other apps like iPlayer, All4, Netflix, Prime Video and NOW TV

Alongside a fantastic array of dramas, documentaries and entertainment available on catch-up, the STV Player is also a home to exclusive box sets to binge.

Check out our top STV Player box set recommendations to watch next…

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What is it? An Australian legal drama about a gang of young solicitors

Crownies follows five young lawyers, as they face the pressures and endearing madness of modern single life - all in a fast paced workplace that highlights the moral dilemmas and big issues facing an apparently civilised society.

How many episodes are there? 22


Richard Roxburgh in Aussie legal drama Rake ABC Australia

What is it? Legal drama about a self-destructive and charismatic barrister, played by Richard Roxburgh.

Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.

How many episodes are there? 40

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Deep Water

What is it? An Australia crime drama series based on the murders of gay men in Sydney’s suburbs in the 1980s and 90s.

When a young gay man is brutally murdered near Bondi Beach, Detectives Tori Lustigman and Nick Manning are assigned to investigate. After more bodies are found, Tori links the deaths to a series of murders of gay men in the 1980s and '90s.

How many episodes are there? It's a four-part mini-series

Catching Milat

What is it? True crime drama based on the book Sins of the Brother

Seven backpackers' bodies are found in the forest southwest of Sydney in 1992 and 1993, sparking Australia's biggest ever manhunt. This is the compelling true story of the law enforcers who tracked down and caught Australia's most infamous serial killer, Ivan Milat.

How many episodes are there? It's a four-part mini-series

Janet King

What is it? A spin-off from the 2011 legal drama Crownies about Janet King (Marta Dusseldorp)

Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.

How many episodes are there? 24

The Bridge

What is it? The American adaptation of the classic Swedish/Danish drama

A dead body is found on the bridge connecting the USA and Mexico, forcing Sonya Cross from El Paso PD to work with her Mexican counterpart, Marco Ruiz, to catch a serial killer operating on both sides of the border.

How many episodes are there? 26


David Tennant and Anna Gun in Gracepoint FOX/Getty

What is it? The US adaptation of the British murder mystery Broadchurch

When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) star in this US mystery.

How many episodes are there? 10 episodes

Braves Calling

What is it? The story of Caledonian Braves football club

A documentary that goes into the beating heart of an ambitious lower league football team as they launch an exciting and inspiring project to bring fans across the world together.

Braves have reiterated their mission to join the ranks of the Scottish Professional Football League by 2025 and take their fans on a journey to the ultimate destination of the Scottish Premiership. 

How many episodes are there? It's a one-off film

Hamish Macbeth

Robert Carlyle as Hamish Macbeth BBC

What is it? Classic 90s British comedy drama starring Robert Carlyle

Robert Carlyle is Hamish Macbeth. Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his eccentric fellow townsfolk.

How many episodes are there? 20 episodes

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