Whilst each episode is super fun, they also have a different educational message.

 
It's got a lovely back story too. It started as a lockdown project for Made by Mortals, who are based just outside of Manchester. When covid hit, they couldn't work with their group of over 60's. They were also seeing how much their community was being affected by isolation.


Armchair Adventures was born to bring people together and have fun. Especially families who had been forced apart. In fact, all the voices you hear in the 1st series were recorded by the over 60's who were stuck isolating!  They had to teach them zoom first!

Vera LovesOur favourites this month
Our top picks of the family friendly movies onboard this month.

American Underdog

Starring: Anna Paquin, Zachary Levi

Underdog just about sums up NFL quarterback Kurt Warner, who rose from being an undrafted player to claiming the ‘most valuable player’ prize at the 2000 Superbowl. This moving biopic tells his incredible story.

Certificate U

The Bad Guys

Starring: Richard Ayoade, Anthony Ramos

Cracking animated comedy finds Rockwell voicing Wolf, the leader of a team of master criminals who are also animals. Actual animals. Not figurative ones. To avoid years in prison, the gruesome gang must face their biggest challenge yet and become good guys. Actual good guys.

Certificate U

Cinderella (2021)

Starring: Camila Cabello, Nicholas Galitzine

If you plan to make a musical version of Cinderella then who better to write and direct than Pitch Perfect’s Kay Cannon? Sure enough, this version starring Cabello in the title role is a proper treat, offering a modern twist on the classic tale, as well as a clutch of brilliant songs.

Certificate 12

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen

Journey into the Multiverse’s alternative realities with Doctor Strange.

Certificate 12

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Mads Mikkelsen

The latest in JK Rowling’s rather brilliant Harry Potter spin-off finds Jude Law’s Albus Dumbledore entrusting Newt (Redmayne) and his pals with a dangerous but vital mission to throw a spanner in the works of Grindelwald’s dastardly plan.

Certificate 12

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Starring: Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard

If the 2016 Ghostbusters didn’t quite hit the G-spot (G for ‘ghost’, that is), then this great reboot is sure to do the trick. Taking place after the events of Ghostbusters II, it finds Rudd leading an insanely star-studded cast as the original ’Busters swing back into business.

Certificate 12

The Mitchells Vs. Machines

Starring: Olivia Colman, Maya Rudolph

Did you like Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse? Did you love The Lego Movie? Then meet your new favourite animated action-comedy from the same minds, as the Mitchells of the title go on a road trip and find that they’re humanity’s last hope in the face of a robot apocalypse.

Certificate U

PETER RABBIT 2: The Runaway

Starring: Rose Byrne, James Corden

If the first outing for our floppy-eared friend was anything to go by, this should be a delightful treat for the kid (or overgrown kid) in your life, as Peter (voiced by Corden) decides to stretch his wings and explore the big city.

Certificate U

The Railway Children Return

Starring: Sheridan Smith, Jenni Agutter

The original The Railway Children is a bona fide family classic. Four decades later, this sequel sees Agutter return as Bobbie (a grown-up version of the character she played before) and looks set to become as beloved as the first.

Certificate PG

Sing 2

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey

A stunning line-up of voice talent features in this sequel to the animated singathon. This time around, the indomitable koala Buster Moon is aiming to entice the world’s top rock star to join his tuneful crew. And you’ll never guess who plays the rock star in question...

Certificate U

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Starring: Jim Carrey, Idris Elba

Carrey is back on OTT, ultra-manic form as the evil Dr Robotnik in this riotous, colourful sequel, except now he has a new partner in the form of Knuckles the Echidna. Who can stop him? Sonic the Hedgehog and his new buddy Tails, that’s who.

Certificate PG

Turning Red

Starring: Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh

Mei tries to balance friends, family, and an uncontrollable ability to poof into a giant red panda.

Certificate PG

PAW Patrol: The Movie

Starring: Will Brisbin, Iain Armitage

Big-screen adventures for the kids favourites as Ryder and the patrolling pups find themselves summoned to Adventure City. Their job? To prevent Mayor Humdinger from imposing a state of chaos on the bustling metropolis.

Certificate U

    

TV for younger viewers

We have over 30 hours of action packed TV for kids of all ages. As well as already having a sleep genre on board Vera for adults, we also have one for kids too. To help the little ones snooze a little easier, you can find popular titles such as Baby TV and Story Time episodes within Kids sleep.

Headspace for Kids

This quick, easy breathing meditation is designed to help kids calm down.

Blaze And The Monster Machines

Blaze and the Monster Machines is a CG interactive preschool series about Blaze, the world's greatest monster truck, and his best buddy and driver, a boy named AJ.

Paw Patrol

A team of pups led by the energetic Ryder are always at the ready when it comes to helping out around the bustling town of Adventure Bay. They have all the tools, gadgets and gumption they need to help out their community.