What’s Coming to Netflix UK in April 2020

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Welcome to your very first (and very early) look at what’s currently scheduled to hit Netflix in the United Kingdom and Ireland throughout the month of April 2020. 

If you want to see an expanded list of the Netflix Originals that are coming to Netflix globally, you can check that out in our special preview. Also, don’t forget that Netflix UK will also be the recipient of the final batch of Studio Ghibli titles.

As the month of April looks a little daunting given the worldwide spread of coronavirus, hopefully, Netflix can help you through these difficult times.

Please note: this list does not represent the full list of titles coming to Netflix UK in April and as always, release dates are subject to change. 

Coming to Netflix UK on April 1st

  • Community (Seasons 1-5) – Every (current) season of the NBC sitcom starring Donald Glover hits Netflix on April 1st.
  • El Dragón: Return of a Warrior (2019) N
  • From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) – Studio Ghibli release
  • How to Fix a Drug Scandal (Season 1) N – Docuseries
  • Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) – Studio Ghibli release
  • Pom Poko (1994) – Studio Ghibli release
  • Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (2008) – Studio Ghibli release
  • Sunderland ‘Til I Die (Season 2) N – More ups and a lot of downs for the football club, Sunderland through their latest season.
  • The Wind Rises (2013) – Studio Ghibli release
  • When Marnie Was There (2014) – Studio Ghibli release
  • Whisper of the Heart (1995) – Studio Ghibli release

Coming to Netflix UK on April 3rd

  • Coffee & Kareem (2020) N – Comedy starring Ed Helms.
  • Money Heist / La Casa de Papel (Part 4) N – The next part of the Spanish series which will see The Professor face his toughest circumstances yet.
  • Money Heist Documentary (2020) N – A special documentary looking at the global impact of Netflix’s Money Heist.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 7th

  • 365 Days (2020) – Romantic Thriller
  • Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 (Part 3) N – Latest 12 episodes of the excellent Japanese reality series.
  • The Healer (2017) – After hitting rock bottom a handyman moves in with his distant uncle who’s insistent his nephew’s ability to repair things goes beyond the workshop.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 8th

  • Welcome to Mercy (2018) – Horror starring Lily Newmark

Coming to Netflix UK on April 9th

  • Brian Banks (2019) – After his release from prison, a wrongfully convicted football player tries to clear his name and resume his career in the NFL
  • Child’s Play (2019) – Reboot of the classic horror story about a self-aware, sinister and murderous child’s doll.
  • Hi Score Girl: Season 2 N – A chronic underachiever who’s life revolves around video games meets his match when the cute new girl challenges him to an arcade game.
  • The Circle France (Season 1) N – The first season of the French spin-off of The Circle.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 10th

  • Brews Brother (Season 1) N – Comedy series
  • Code 8 (2019) – Dystopian drama
  • LA Originals (2020) N – Documentary on the gritty art, street culture, and hip hip of Chicano.
  • Love, Wedding, Repat (2020) N – Comedy starring Sam Claflin that sees the same wedding day unfold in hilariously different and disastrous ways.
  • Night Hunter (2018) – Suspenseful thriller starring Henry Cavill and Alexandra Daddario
  • School Life (2019) N – French Comedy
  • The Main Event (2020) N – Feel good children’s film co-produced between Netflix and the WWE.
  • The Trial: Season 1 N – Italian drama series
  • Tigertail (2020) N – Drama movie directed by Alan Yang.
  • Time to Hunt (2020) N – South Korean Dystopian Thriller

Coming to Netflix UK on April 13th

  • A Champion Heart (2018) – Children’s drama

Coming to Netflix UK on April 14th

  • Chris D’Elia: No Pain (2020) N –  Stand up special from Chris D’Eli
  • Fittest in Dubai (2019) – Fitness documentary
  • The Big Family Cooking Show: Season 2 – Reality series that sees families competing against each other to cook extraordinary food.
  • The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017) – Fun-filled children’s action-adventure

Coming to Netflix UK on April 15th

  • Outer Banks (2020) N – Crime drama about a group of teens that stumble upon a treasure map for a long-sought buried treasure.
  • The Innocence Files (Season 1) N – Docuseries

Coming to Netflix UK on April 16th

  • Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts: 2 Seasons – Animated children’s series.
  • Fary: Hexagone: Season 1 N – Stan-Up special with French comedian Fary.
  • Fauda: Season 3 N – Gritty Israeli thriller series
  • Giri / Haji: Season 1 – A detective from Tokyo scours London for his missing brother, who’s been involved with the Yakuza and accused of murder.
  • Mauricio Meirelles: Generating Chaos (2020) N – Stand up special
  • Thomas and Friends: Season 24 – Latest adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends

Coming to Netflix UK on April 17th

  • #blackAF: Season 1 N – Comedy series
  • Earth and Blood (2020) N – Suspenseful French drama
  • El Dragón: Return of a Warrior: Season 2 N – Mexican action series
  • Hasmukh: Season 1 N – Cynical dark-comedy series about a small town comedian who finally gets his big break, but the only way to keep his onstage mojo is to murder.
  • Rising High (2020) N – German comedy-drama
  • Sergio (2020) N – Movie on the life of a UN worker.
  • The King: Eternal Monarch: Season 1 N – New weekly K-Drama series
  • The Last Kids on Earth: Season 1 N – Fun dystopian children’s adventure series
  • The Legacy of the Bones (2019) N – Spanish crime thriller
  • Too Hot to Handle: Season 1 N – Reality dating series that pits hot singles against each other competing for $100,000, the catch? They can’t have sex if they want to win.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 20th

  • Cooked with Cannabis: Season 1 N – Chefs attempt to get some special guests high with some incredible cuisine cooked with cannabis.
  • The Last Dance: Limited Series N – Docuseries about the final championship-winning season of Michael Jordan’s career with the Chicago Bulls.
  • The Midnight Gospel: Season 1 N -New adult animated series co-created by the creator of Adventure Time.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 21st

  • Middleditch & Schwartz: Season 1 N – Improvised comedy specials between Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz.
  • Peaky Blinders: Season 5 – Cillian Murphy returns as the feared crime boss of the Peaky Blinders, Tommy Shelby.
  • The Story of God with Morgan Freeman: Season 2 – The voice of God himself, Morgan Freeman, explores the role of religion in human history.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 22nd

  • Absurd Planet: Season 1 N – Fun animal docuseries focusing on the quirk critters of the world
  • Circus of Books (2020) N – Documentary on a gay porn shop.
  • The Silence of the Marsh (2020) N – Spanish crime drama
  • The Willoughbys (2020) N – Big budget animated movie.


Coming to Netflix UK on April 23rd

  • Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045: Season 1 N – Latest iteration of the popular anime franchise
  • The House of Flowers: Season 3 N – Spanish comedy series

Coming to Netflix UK on April 24th

  • After Life (Season 2) N – Return of Ricky Gervais’s comedy series.
  • Extraction (2020) N – Action thriller starring Chris Hemsworth
  • Hello Ninja: Season 1 N – Children’s animation series
  • Love 101: Season 1 N – Turkish romantic-comedy series
  • Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill (2020) N – Stand Up Special

Coming to Netflix UK on April 26th

  • The Last Kingdom: Season 4 N – Uhtred returns once more to fight in the political game between the Saxons and Vikings.

Coming to Netflix UK on April 27th

  • Geostorm (2017) – Disaster film starring Gerard Butler and Abbie Cornish

Coming to Netflix UK on April 29th

  • A Secret Love (2020) N – Documentary on the couple that inspired A League of Their Own.

  • Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story (2020) N – Murder mystery documentary
  • Summertime (Season 1) N – Italian teen drama series

Coming to Netflix UK on April 30th

  • Adult Life Skills (2016) – Comedy drama starring Doctor Who actress Jodie Whittaker
  • Biohackers (Season 1) N – German thriller series
  • Killer Cove (2019) – Thriller
  • Rich in Love (2020) N – Brazilian comedy
  • The Victims Game (Season 1) N – Mandarin Thriller

What are you going to be watching on Netflix UK in April 2020? Let us know in the comments below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for over a decade. Covering everything from new movies, series and games from around the world, Kasey is in charge of covering breaking news, covering all the new additions now available on Netflix and what's coming next.