New period dramas on Netflix in the UK: What’s added in August 2021?

Another month, another selection of new movies and TV series to watch on Netflix in the UK!

The complete list of additions for August 2021 is as massive as ever, so here we’ve picked out the best titles for fans of period dramas and British TV to add to their watch list.


Gosford Park (available from 1st August 2021)


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (available from 1st August 2021)


Ackley Bridge – Season 3 (available from 1st August 2021)


’71 (available from 3rd August 2021)


Paddington (available from 7th August 2021)


Downton Abbey – Seasons 1-6 (available from 18th August 2021)


The Defeated – Season 1 (available from 18th August 2021)


Despite the Falling Snow (available from 20th August 2021)


Suffragette (available from 25th August 2021)


Downton Abbey: The Motion Picture (available from 27th August 2021)


Take a look at more new streaming recommendations here!