What to watch while stuck at home
The Backstage team have been inundated with requests for recommendations about what to watch while we are all stuck inside – so we thought we’d do a special podcast sharing our best tips on what movies, boxsets, and documentaries to catch up on!
Claire, Katie, and Stevie talk through their favourite 80s films, must-see TV, and uplifting documentaries that will hopefully entertain us – and whoever we’re sharing our screens with!
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The Godfather trilogy – We found out on this episode that neither Claire nor Katie has seen them all!
The whole of Wes Anderson’s back catalogue – if you don’t like Bill Murray this might not be for you! (But who doesn’t like Bill Murray?)
Lord of the Rings
Die Hard – The first three. Maybe the fourth at a stretch. And they are fine to watch even though it’s not Christmas – we’ve checked!
The Dark Knight trilogy
Star Wars – The ORIGINAL trilogy only. (We’re still not ready to talk about the last movie!)
Back to the Future trilogy
Raiders of the Lost Arc – In fact, just watch all the Indiana Jones films!
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
The Breakfast Club
Pretty in Pink
(Basically any John Hughes films)
Great awful movies
Mamma Mia Here we go Again
Cats? (We’re hoping we’ll be able to stream this soon)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
The Good Place – Claire has only seen three episodes!
The (US) Office
Parks and Recreation
Superstore – The US version of Trollied
The Mindy Project
Lost – (We know.)
Game of Thrones – (We also know.)
Better Call Saul
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Netflix) – Stevie is OBSESSED!
The Good Wife
The Good Fight
Cheer – Daytona is cancelled this year 🙁
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
Great British Bake Off – Watch, bake, watch, bake, repeat!
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Fit in 5 – Work off those working from home snacks!
Gigs from home – check out the celebs doing live concerts on social media, started by Chris Martin.
The Met Opera is live streaming a new opera every day on their website – if there’s anytime to get into opera it’s now!
I’m not OK with this – wonderful 80s soundtrack!
End of the F***ing World
Any Quentin Tarantino film soundtrack
Same goes for Edgar Wright films!
And, of course, Sex Education
We hope this helps, stay safe and healthy everyone and we’ll be back soon with more podcasts soon!