What’s coming to the streaming platforms November 2022

Virgin Radio

28 Oct 2022, 14:39

Credit: Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video

We’ve picked out the best TV shows and films coming to a streaming platform near you next month.

November is upon us and the countdown to Christmas has begun (just about). It’s a packed month full of new shows and films as well, so, what better way to celebrate than to curl up on your sofas and get ready to hibernate in front of your tellies?

There is a lot to choose from this month too, but to help you decide what is worth your precious time and what isn’t, we’ve compiled a list of all the best things coming to Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video, Now/Sky cinema and Apple TV in November. 


Blockbuster (Season 1), 3rd November

If you’re a fan of shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Superstore, then you will probably love this new original series from Netflix. Set in the video rental store, Blockbuster centres around Timmy and his bunch of lively employees who all have different dreams and backgrounds but have to come together to keep the business going. 

The Crown (Season 5), 9th November

This is arguably the biggest thing coming to Netflix in November and after a long wait, fans will finally be able to binge the fifth season of The Crown. The new series will cover the Queen’s reign into a new century, covering the tenures of prime ministers John Major and Tony Blair. It also expected to touch on the breakdown of Charles and Diana’s marriage and Diana’s death. 

The Wonder, 16th November

Starring Florence Pugh, this new original film from Emma Donoughe follows the story of an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to assess what locals are calling a miracle- a young girl said to have survived without food for months. 

1899 (Season 1), 17th November

In this new thriller set on a migrant steamship heading west, we find a group of passengers from different parts of Europe, all united by their hopes and dreams for the new century and their future. However, their journey takes an unexpected turn when they discover another migrant ship adrift on the open sea and what they find on board turns their passage into a nightmare. 

Apple TV+

The Mosquito Coast (Season 2), 4th November

If you haven’t seen the first season, you need to get on that asap. But, if you’re all caught up, the second season of The Mosquito Coast will be coming to Apple TV+ in November. The series follows the story of an idealistic inventor who is disgusted at the state of the industrial world and decides to take his family to Latin America. However, the U.S government is hot on their tails, forcing them to embark on a dangerous quest through Mexico to find safety. 

Causeway, 4th November

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, this new original film from Apple TV+ is about a veteran soldier called Lynsey who was deployed to Afghanistan but got sent home to New Orleans after a traumatic brain injury. Struggling to adjust to normal life, Lynsey finds a new friend in James, who is also reeling from his difficult past. The pair begin to help each other heal and hopefully come to terms with the grief they both feel. 

Spirited, 18th November

Yes, it’s our first Christmas film of the year! Spirited is a festive-themed musical comedy directed by Sean Anders and starring Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds and Octavia Spencer. Not many details have been released about the project, but it’s set to be a modern retelling of Charles Dickens’ infamous A Christmas Carol. With people like Ferrell and Reynolds at the helm, it’s bound to have you giggling. 

Echo (Season 3), 23rd November

Based on the award-winning series When Heroes Fly and starring Luke Evans, Michiel Huisman and Jessica Ann Collins, Echo is back with its highly anticipated third season. The story is set in South Africa and follows a brilliant young scientist called Amber who goes missing. Her brother, Bambi and her husband, Prince- two men with military experience and traumatic pasts- set out to find her against the backdrop of a secret war. 

Prime Video

My Policeman, 4th November

The latest film starring Harry Styles is set to hit the streaming platform in November and this one is based on the romance novel of the same name by Bethan Roberts. Set in 1950s Britain, the story follows Tom, a policeman who falls in love with a schoolteacher on the Brighton coast and ends up marrying her. However, he soon begins a secret passionate affair with a museum curator, who is a man, in spite of homosexuality being illegal. 

Mammals, 11th November

He’s been in the press a lot lately, but James Corden is back on the small screen with a new series for Prime Video. It centres around Jamie (Corden), a Michelin star chef whose world crumbles around him after he discovers a shocking secret about his pregnant wife, Amandine, that sets him off on a wild goose chase for answers with the help of his brother-in-law Jeff. 


See How They Run, 2nd November

Starring the likes of Saoirse Ronan and Adrien Brody, See How They Run is set in 1950s London when plans for a movie version of smash-hit play come to sudden stop after a leading member of the crew is murdered. A veteran inspector and ambitious rookie constable are put on the case, but they find themselves thrust into a puzzling case within the underground world of theatre and begin investigating the crime at their own peril. 

Disenchanted, 18th November

It has been 15 years since Amy Adams breezed onto our screens as the princess Giselle and found her happily ever after with Robert (Patrick Dempsey) in the human world. However, in Disenchanted, she has grown tired of life in the city and the pair decide to move their family to the suburbs in search for a more fairy tale life. Sadly, things don’t end up as expected and Giselle turns to the magic of her hometown Andalasia for help. In the process, she accidentally transforms the entire town into a real-life fairy tale and finds herself in a race against time to reverse the spell and find out what Happily Ever After really means for her.

Willow, 30th November

Those of you who were around in the 90s will probably remember the fantasy film Willow starring Warrick Davies. Now, Disney+ is reviving the franchise with a new sequel series that will continue on from the original story and is set in a magical world where brownies, sorcerers, trolls and other mythical creatures flourish. In this story, a group of unlikely heroes set off on a dangerous quest to faraway lands where they are forced to face their inner demons and work together to save their world. 

The Patient, 30th November

This new psychological thriller starring Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson is about a therapist called Alan Strauss who is being held prisoner by a patient, Sam Fortner, who reveals he is a serial killer. He pleads with Alan to help him with his homicidal urges and in order to survive, the therapist must calm Sam’s disturbed mind to stop him from killing again. In captivity, Alan also must dive into his own memories and repressed trauma, including the recent death of his wife. 

Sky Cinema/NOW TV

Aisha, 17th November

Starring Black Panther’s Letitia Wright, Aisha follows a young Nigerian woman, seeking peace in Ireland after fleeing prosecution in her home country. However, she finds herself caught in the endless bureaucratic and political grind of the immigration system and her options begin to diminish. While waiting at an accommodation centre, Aisha strikes up a friendship with former convict Conor and she begins to feel less alone, but her future in Ireland soon becomes threatened. 

The Phantom of the Open, 18th November

Maurice Flitcroft was a humble shipyard crane operator who decided it was time to take his life into his own hands and on a whim, entered the British Open Golf Championships despite never having played a round of gold in his life. By a pure miracle he wrangles his way through the qualifying stages and finds himself in the official 1976 tournament where he shoots the worst round in Open history. His determination and infectious enthusiasm turns him into a hero of the people and the most amazing part is, it’s a true story. 

The Northman, 25th November

When this film premiered in cinemas back in the spring this year, it got rave reviews. The star studded cast includes the likes of Ana Taylor-Joy and Nicole Kidman and follows the story of Prince Amleth who is about to become a man when he witnesses his father getting brutally murdered by his uncle, who also kidnaps his mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a viking raiding Slavis villages until he meets a seeress who reminds him of his life’s vow- to save his mother, avenge his father and kill his uncle.

So there you have it, the best tv shows and films coming to the streaming platforms next month. Let us know how many you get through!