What’s New on Netflix UK This Week: April 12th, 2024

12 new series and 12 new movies, docs and specials hit Netflix UK this week with The Gentlemen still topping the charts.

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Whats On Netflix Uk This Week April 12th 2024

Picture: What Jennifer Did? (2024) is now available to stream on Netflix UK

Netflix UK had a quieter week of additions, with only 24 new movies and TV shows added to the library. This week, we saw the return of Heartbreak High, the adaptation of Richard Gadd’s Baby Reindeer, and the shocking true-crime documentary What Jennifer Did.

Want to see what you missed from Netflix UK last week? You can find our full roundup for April 5th here. We’ve also got your full preview of what’s still to come throughout April 2024 and an early look ahead at what’s coming in May.

First of all, here are the week’s top highlights:


What to Watch on Netflix UK This Week

What Jennifer Did (2024) N

Director: Jenny Popplewell
Genre: Crime, Documentary | Runtime: 87 Minutes

Unraveling a web of lies, What Jennifer Did focuses on the night of the 8th of November 2010, in Ontario, Canada, when a frantic Jennifer Pan phoned 911 to alert authorities that her parents had been shot by gunmen who had forced their way into her home. Seemingly a survivor of a random and terrible crime, there was more to the story than Jennifer was letting on, leading her to become a suspect in the crime that led to the death of her parents.

Heartbreak High (Season 2) N

New Episodes: 8
Genre: Drama, Romance | Runtime: 50 Minutes
Cast: Ayesha Madon, James Majoos, Chloe Hayden, Asher Yasbineck, Thomas Weatherall

The return of Heartbreak High was a great success for Netflix, leading to its renewal. After a patient waits, fans can stream all eight episodes of the second season.

After taking the fall for revealing the sexual exploits of the Hartley High School students, Amerie Wadia becomes a social outcast.

Baby Reindeer (Limited Series) N

New Episodes: 8
Genre: Drama | Runtime: 30 Minutes
Cast: Richard Gadd, Jessica Gunning, Danny Kirrane, Nava Mau, Hugh Coles

Comedian Richard Gadd turned his own experiences with his real-life stalker into an on-stage performance. Thanks to the play’s success, it received its very own television adaptation at Netflix, with Gadd reprising the role as himself.

Here Are All of the Latest Additions to Netflix UK This Week

9 New Movies Added to Netflix UK This Week: April 12th, 2024

  • A Journey (2024) N
  • Amar Singh Chamkila (2024) N
  • Death Whisperer (2023)
  • GomBurZa (2023)
  • Love, Divided (2024) N
  • Mar3y El Breemo (2023)
  • The Stolen (2024) N
  • Top Five (2014)
  • Woody Woodpecker Goes to Camp (2024) N

11 New TV Shows Added to Netflix UK This Week: April 12th, 2024

  • Anthracite (Limited Series) N
  • As the Crow Flies (Season 3) N
  • Baby Reindeer (Limited Series) N
  • Destiny (Season 1)
  • Good Times (Season 1) N
  • Heartbreak High (Season 2) N
  • Meekah (Season 2)
  • Midsummer Night (Limited Series) N
  • Spirit Rangers (Season 3) N
  • The Hijacking of Flight 601 (Season 1) N
  • The Missing (Season 2)

3 New Documentaries Added to Netflix UK This Week: April 12th, 2024

  • NFT: WTF? (2023)
  • Unlocked: A Jail Experiment (Season 1) N
  • What Jennifer Did (2024) N

1 New Stand-Up Special Added to Netflix UK This Week: April 12th, 2024

  • Neal Brennan: Crazy Good (2024) N

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Picture: DreamWorks Animation

Courtesy of FlixPatrol, let’s look back at the most popular movies in the Netflix UK top 10s for the past week, with DreamWorks’ The Bad Guys ultimately pipping Netflix’s Prince Andrew interview biopic movie Scoop to the first place position.

  1. The Bad Guys (73 points)
  2. Scoop (60 points)
  3. Emily the Criminal (50 points)
  4. The Tearsmith (40 points)
  5. No Escape (39 points)
  6. The Maze Runner (38 points)
  7. The Beautiful Game (32 points)
  8. Proud Mary (25 points)
  9. The Wages of Fear (11 points)
  10. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (11 points)
  11. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (10 points)
  12. Glass (9 points)
  13. What Jennifer Did (9 points)
  14. Top Gun: Maverick (8 points)
  15. The Cursed (7 points)
  16. Sing 2 (6 points)
  17. Draft Day (5 points)
  18. The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem (4 points)
  19. Emma’s Chance (2 points)
  20. Despicable Me 3 (1 point)

The Gentlemen Season 2 Netlfix

Picture: Netflix

Incredibly, The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie still absolutely dominates the Netflix UK top 10s, marginally beating out the ITV drama series Cleaning Up, which was added last week.

  1. The Gentlemen (78 points)
  2. Cleaning Up (73 points)
  3. 3 Body Problem (51 points)
  4. Ripley (50 points)
  5. Together: Treble Winners (44 points)
  6. Files of the Unexplained (39 points)
  7. Dexter (32 points)
  8. Bad Dinosaurs (22 points)
  9. Crime Scene Berlin: Nightlife Killer (15 points)
  10. Parasyte: The Grey (13 points)
  11. Unlocked: A Jail Experiment (8 points)
  12. Is It Cake? (6 points)
  13. Homicide (3 points)
  14. I Woke Up a Vampire (3 points)
  15. House of Sims (2 points)
  16. Testament: The Story of Moses (1 point)

What have you been watching on Netflix UK this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

 Poster Rating: TV-MA
Language: English
Genre: Biography, Drama
Cast: Richard Gadd, Jessica Gunning, Danny Kirrane
Season Additions:
  • - Limited Series was added to Netflix on April 11th, 2024
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