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An erotic thriller with Irish actor Charlie Murphy and a new Netflix documentary – what to watch this week


By Sarah Finnan
10th Apr 2023

Netflix

An erotic thriller with Irish actor Charlie Murphy and a new Netflix documentary – what to watch this week

Whether you're looking for another podcast to get stuck into, are trying to find your next big read or are simply wondering what to watch on Netflix this evening, we've rounded up the best of new TV, books and podcasts to check out this week.

Monday, April 10

Adulting, 2.0, wherever you get your podcasts 

The last episode of the series, podcast host Oenone Furbat is joined by content creator, writer and veterinary nurse Demi Colleen to discuss everything from living with ADHD to how getting a diagnosis impacted her own personal timeline. 

Tuesday, April 11

Strange Sally Diamond, by Liz Nugent

Sally Diamond cannot understand why what she did was so strange. She was only doing what her father told her to do, to put him out with the rubbish when he died. Now Sally is the centre of attention, not only from the hungry media and police detectives, but also a sinister voice from a past she cannot remember. As she begins to discover the horrors of her childhood, Sally steps into the world for the first time, making new friends and big decisions, and learning that people don’t always mean exactly what they say.

Wednesday, April 12

Single Drunk Female, Disney+

After a public flame-out at a New York media company, 20-something alcoholic Samantha Fink is forced to seize the only chance she has to sober up and avoid jail time: moving back home with her overbearing mother, Carol. Back in Greater Boston, Samantha restarts her life, working at the local supermarket while surrounded by all of the triggers that made her drink in the first place. Confronted with remnants of her old life, including run-ins with her perfect former best friend, who is now dating her ex, Samantha sets out on a path to move past her worst self and figure out her best self. Kinda.

Thursday, April 13

Obsession, on Netflix

Starring Irish Actor Charlie Murphy, Obsession is a contemporary adaptation of Josephine Hart’s 1991 novella, Damage. The story centres around a dangerous love triangle that emerges when the enigmatic Anna Barton embarks on a passionate affair with her fiance’s father, William, a top surgeon. Whilst Anna fights to sustain both relationships, William is drawn into an obsessive spiral that is their undoing.

Friday, April 14

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Prime Video

In the fifth and final season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Midge finds herself closer than ever to the success she’s dreamed of, only to discover that closer than ever is still so far away. 

Saturday, April 15

Barber, in cinemas nationwide

Another Irish-led one on the list, Barber stars Aidan Gillen, Aisling Kearns, Camille O’Sullivan and Helen Behan and tells the story of a private investigator hired by a wealthy widow (Deirdre Donnelly) to find her missing granddaughter, Sara. However, the search gets murky as long-buried secrets – including some of Barber’s own – come to the surface, and new and old adversaries (including a no-nonsense Liam Carney) appear, determined to thwart his investigations at every turn.

Sunday, April 16

American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing, on Netflix

The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing paralyzed a great American city on what was supposed to be its happiest day. Ten years later, this three-part series delves into the massive manhunt that followed the tragedy, as remembered by the law enforcement officials who brought the bombers to justice and the survivors caught in the crossfire.