New on Netflix UK, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video and Britbox in June 2021: best series and movies to watch this month

From a new Marvel TV series starring Tom Hiddleston to the return of French crime drama Lupin, here are our top TV and film picks to watch this month on streaming platforms

Another month, means another batch of new releases, with streaming services set to add more award-worthy shows and films to their rosters.

Amongst the highlights is the return on Netflix thriller Lupin, Comedian Mae Martin’s Feel Good, and Marvel’s latest series Loki.

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Streaming services will also see a couple of exclusive premieres in May as well, with Disney Pixar’s Luca arriving on Disney Plus, and epic-crime drama DOM hitting Amazon Prime Video (JPI Media)

Streaming services will also see a couple of exclusive premieres in May as well, with Disney Pixar’s Luca arriving on Disney Plus, and epic-crime drama DOM hitting Amazon Prime Video.

These are my top TV and film picks to watch this June across the streaming services.

Lupin Part 2

11 June, Netflix

The French drama Lupin wowed audiences in its first season, thanks to a barnstorming performance from Omar Sy, and a compelling storyline. The heist series returns for Part 2, as Assane scrambles to find Raoul and wins an unlikely new ally. Essential viewing for anyone who wants a new must-watch this month.

Dom

4 June, Amazon Prime Video

Dom is a new eight-part crime thriller set amid the war of drugs in Brazil. Set across two time periods, the series traces the battle between a father and son who find themselves on opposite sides of the law. Fans of Narcos and Breaking Bad may fall in love with this one.

Loki

9 June, Disney Plus

Tom Hiddleston’s charismatic character is finally getting a standalone series in the Marvel Universe. The show takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame in which an alternate version of Loki created a new timeline. The show stars Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Wunmi Mosaku.

Feel Good

4 June, Netflix

Canadian comedian Mae Martin returns for a second season of her semi-autobiographical show Feel Good. The season continues on from the first series, following Martin’s struggles with sobriety, romance, and comedy.

Sweet Tooth

4 June, Netflix

Based on the beloved DC/Vertigo comic by Jeffrey Lemire, Sweet Tooth is a series set in a post-apocalyptic world in which much of humanity has been wiped out by a deadly virus that has also given rise to animal-human hybrids, who are hunted and despised by the rest of mankind.

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Clarkson’s Farm

11 June, Amazon Prime Video

After the success of The Grand Tour, Jeremy Clarkson returns with a new show following his attempt at running his 1,000 acre farm. The series follows an intense, backbreaking and frequently hilarious year in the life of Britain’s most unlikely farmer and his team. Anyone looking to see Clarkson well and truly humbled - this show is for you

Too Hot to Handle

23 June, Netflix

Part Temptation Island, Part Love Island, Netflix’s Too Hot to Handle returns for a second season. The show follows a group of singles at an island retreat, fighting for $100,000. All they need to do to win is keep their hands to themselves. The in-your-face nature of the show’s first season made for compelling binge worthy viewing, so expect nothing less, if not more, in the show’s second season.

The Mysterious Benedict Society

25 June, Disney Plus

Based on Trenton Lee Stewart’s book series, the Disney+ series follows four gifted orphans who are recruited by Hale’s Mr. Benedict to save the world from a global crisis known as The Emergency.

Professor T

3 June, Britbox

Jasper Tempest played by Bridgerton’s Ben Miller, is a Professor of Criminology at Cambridge University. He is obsessed with cleanliness, structure and order but his genius for solving crimes means he is constantly having to get his hands dirty, helping the police to crack their most difficult cases.

National Theatre Series

11 June, Amazon Prime Video

Amazon has partnered with the National Theatre to stream four high-profile live recorded stage shows. Up for offer is Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller’s Frankenstein, Cumberbatch’s Hamlet, and Ian McKellen’s solo show on Stage.