At Virgin Atlantic we’re proud to be one of the few airlines that selects their own movie and TV content – it’s all chosen by us, just for you.
Look out for anything labelled “Vera Loves” – that means we think it’s the best of the best. Each month we use the Vera Loves stamp of approval to highlight the entertainment we wouldn’t want you to miss.
We might champion actors or musicians to watch out for, new or unusual filming techniques, right through to massive blockbusters. Whatever you choose, you can be sure that it’s been picked with passion.
Remember, this is just a small taste of the huge amount of TV shows you'll find onboard.
Just a note: as we have different types of entertainment systems on our aircraft, the line up may vary.
This feature-length documentary makes brilliant use of restored footage, employing a bare-bones cinema verité style in order to take a look at the 1969 moon landings led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
Big Little Lies
The Emmy®-winning series concludes its highly-anticipated second season, as Madeline, Celeste, Jane, Renata and Bonnie – and Mary Louise, mother of Celeste’s late husband – cope with the fallout of an infamous school fundraiser.
Brilliant Ideas: Grayson Perry
Art series focussing on ‘the most exciting and acclaimed artists at work in the world today’, with our onboard episode taking a look at the life and work of the brilliant cross-dressing British artist Grayson Perry, known for his ribald ceramic vases.
This wickedly funny and decidedly dark comedy-drama series follows the fortunes of five badass manicurists as they become entangled in a money-laundering scheme from their Florida salon. Think Breaking Bad but with awesome nails – and then some.
Tipped for Oscar success, this documentary from Asif Kapadia, the maker of Amy and Senna, is constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, and tells the story of the rise and fall of a mercurial but fatally flawed footballing genius.
Multimedia superstar Zendaya stars in a dynamic new HBO drama series that follows a group of high-school students as they navigate a mine field of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship in today’s increasingly unstable world.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
This acclaimed comedy about ‘the gang’, a group of debauched mates who run a pub, is now 13 series’ old, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms in US TV history. There’s a reason for that longevity. It’s very funny indeed.
Liam Gallagher: As It Was
Feature-length documentary focussing on post-Oasis life for the younger Gallagher brother, including the nosedive of his Beady Eye project though to his stellar solo career. The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait reveals a newfound humility for the singer/songwriter.
Breath-taking documentary series in which Professor Brian Cox uses new and advanced technology in order to examine theories and hypotheses about the formation and evolution of the solar system, based on the eight plants that make it up.
This nail-biting psychological thriller series is set in Brisbane and focuses on a group of friends whose sailing holiday to Indonesia alters their lives after they come across a boat overloaded with asylum seekers. We have all four gripping episode onboard.
The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman
Documentary series hosted Morgan Freeman as he travels to meet people from different cultures whose lives are shaped by different forces. Each episode is themed around a new force: love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom.
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
Not only did the irrepressible Dame Vivienne Westwood help invent punk, but she sent the next 40 years at the cutting edge of British fashion. This documentary focuses on her fight to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles – and her legacy.
Year of the Rabbit
Matt Berry leads an all-star cast as Detective Inspector Rabbit, a hardened booze-hound who along with his partner joins forces with the UK’s first female cop to tackle crime in Victorian London. As you'd expect from this crew, it's very funny indeed.
Years and Years
TV genius Russell T Davies is the brains behind this drama about a lively Manchester family navigating life in a society made unstable by climate change, economic shifts, political instability and technological change. Sound familiar?
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