New period dramas on Netflix in the UK: What’s added in August 2022?

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

The complete list of additions for August 2022 is as massive as ever, so here we’ve picked out the best titles for fans of historical dramas, classic movies, and British TV to add to their watch list.

Check back here over the coming weeks, as more titles will likely be joining this list as and when they’re announced by Netflix.

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Benediction (available from 3rd August 2022)


The Cider House Rules (available from 5th August 2022)


Ackley Bridge – Season 3 (available from 5th August 2022)


Murder in the Red Barn (available from 6th August 2022)


Peter Rabbit (available from 12th August 2022)


Darkest Hour (available from 19th August 2022)


Derry Girls – Season 2 (available from 19th August 2022)


Sense and Sensibility (available from 19th August 2022)


Marcella – Season 3 (available from 26th August 2022)


I Came By (available from 31st August 2022)


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