What to watch this weekend: 11th-13th June 2021

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The weekend has arrived and with it, a fresh batch of new releases available across all of your favourite streaming services. I’ve picked out some of this weekend’s highlights including the latest Marvel Studios series, as well as an Amazon Original series starring Jeremy Clarkson.

Lupin Season 2

Season 2 of the popular French crime drama arrives this weekend. If you’re new to Lupin, the series is essentially a retelling of the classic French story about Arsène Lupin, the world-famous gentleman thief and master of disguise. Season 1 has had rave reviews and is actually the most-watched non-English series on Netflix

Where to watch: Netflix (available to stream 11th June)

Loki

After the success of Marvel television shows WandaVision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Disney+ brings us the latest Marvel series, Loki. Loki follows the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brothers shadow and ends up in a crime thriller, travelling through time and altering human history. Episode 1 was released yesterday and is absolutely brilliant! You can check out my first thoughts on it here.

Where to watch: Disney+ (available to stream now)

Clarkson’s Farm

Jeremy Clarkson finally gets his own standalone Amazon series and as the title suggests, the series follows a year in the life of Jeremy Clarkson as he becomes Britain’s most unlikely farmer. The whole concept of Jeremy on a farm is just brilliant and it will fascinating to watch how he deals with unpredictable weather, disobedient animals and an unexpected pandemic. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video (available to stream 11th June)

Euro 2020

Europe’s biggest football tournament kicks off this weekend with Turkey facing Italy on Friday evening, marking the beginning of a month worth of football. After being delayed a year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around Europe will be hoping that their team can do their nation proud. To get you in the football mood, why not watch a footballing documentary like The United Way or Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In.

Where to watch: Games shown across the BBC and ITV

What are you planning on watching this weekend? Let me know in the comments!

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