The BEST Sky Atlantic (UK) shows of all time

Every Sky Atlantic (UK) show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Sky Atlantic (UK) show to compile this list of best shows!

Adam Buxton's Bug
star
9.50
55 votes

#1 - Adam Buxton's Bug

Comedian Adam Buxton celebrates the most brilliant, thought-provoking and downright weird music videos to be found online as his cult live show hits the screen

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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge
star
9.06
430 votes

#2 - Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge

After an unsuccessful attempt at a career in television, Alan Partridge returns home to present a daily radio show on North Norfolk Digital. Along with Simon, he delivers the day's news, traffic information and banter.

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Hunderby
star
8.39
131 votes

#3 - Hunderby

Helene is a shipwreck survivor washed ashore near a small English village. There, she is swept off her feet by widowed pastor Edmund and the two soon marry, with the puritanical Edmund believing his bride to be untouched by another man. But it seems that she has a history, and a dark one at that.

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Gangs of London
star
8.03
1721 votes

#4 - Gangs of London

For 20 years, Finn Wallace was the most powerful criminal in London. Billions of pounds flowed through his organisation each year. But now he’s dead—and nobody knows who ordered the hit. With rivals everywhere, it’s up to the impulsive Sean Wallace, with the help of the Dumani family headed by Ed Dumani, to take his father’s place. If the situation wasn’t already dangerous enough, Sean’s assumption of power causes ripples in the world of international crime. Perhaps the one man who might be able to help him and be his ally is Elliot Finch, who up until now, has been one of life’s losers, a lowlife chancer with a mysterious interest in the Wallace family. But as the wind of fate blows, Elliot finds himself transported to the inner workings of the largest criminal organisation in London.

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Camping
star
8.01
73 votes

#5 - Camping

During a week’s holiday, a group of old friends meet to celebrate one of their landmark birthdays. But as the days unfold, tensions and emotions start to rise…

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Mr. Sloane
star
7.89
72 votes

#6 - Mr. Sloane

Mr. Sloane's titular character is a buttoned-down 1960's man in crisis. Between his failed attempts at marriage, career success and even suicide, it's fair to say that 1969 isn't shaping up to be Watford-dweller Mr. Sloane's year. But with a potential job opportunity on the horizon and the phone number of a prospective new love interest following a chance encounter in his local hardware store, could Mr Sloane's luck be about to change?

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Save Me (2018)
star
7.46
211 votes

#7 - Save Me (2018)

On a tireless quest to find his missing daughter Jody, Nelly will go to any length to uncover the truth and he'll discover more about himself and those around him than he could have ever imagined.

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The Tunnel
star
7.44
861 votes

#8 - The Tunnel

When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership. (Adaptation of Swedish-Danish series Bron|Broen)

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Fortitude
star
7.28
2210 votes

#9 - Fortitude

Violence comes to the isolated town of Fortitude in the Arctic Circle, one of the safest towns on Earth. As mysterious phenomena plague the town in the aftermath of a murder, the inhabitants realize that no one can be trusted... and all is not that it seems.

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Domina
star
7.23
204 votes

#10 - Domina

The story of Livia Drusilla, from her early life as a naïve young girl in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, through her rise to become the emperor Augustus’ wife, becoming Rome's most powerful and influential empress.

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Tin Star
star
7.18
772 votes

#11 - Tin Star

Ex undercover UK cop turned police chief of a small town in the Canadian Rockies does what he must to defend his family from those in power whether it's the oilmen, the preachers or the gangsters.

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I Hate Suzie
star
7.08
136 votes

#12 - I Hate Suzie

Suzie Pickles, a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her emerges in an extremely compromising position.

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The End (AU)
star
6.94
33 votes

#13 - The End (AU)

The story of three generations of a family with separate but intersecting obsessions – trying to figure out how to die with dignity, live with none and make it count.

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This is Jinsy
star
6.89
145 votes

#14 - This is Jinsy

Jinsy boasts nine parishes of huge beauty and incredible diversity (ten, if you include the largely unsavoury parish of Kraw): from the silt-banks of West Zententerton to the mud-crags of Pondarea, from the serated cliff-mounds of Nool parish to the grassy-under-ridgettes of Helleetertrond (now reopened to the public and officially declared non-toxic). This is Jinsy is a surreal comedy show set on the fictional island of Jinsy.

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Guerrilla
star
6.85
161 votes

#15 - Guerrilla

Set against the backdrop of one of the most explosive times in U.K. history, it tells the story of a politically active couple whose relationship and values are tested when they liberate a political prisoner and form a radical underground cell in 1970s London.

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The Last Panthers
star
6.74
204 votes

#16 - The Last Panthers

A daring jewel heist in the south of France bears all the hallmarks of the notorious "Pink Panthers" gang but with one tragic difference: the death of a little girl sets off a chain of events across Europe. A British insurance loss adjuster, her nefarious boss, a French-Algerian cop and Serbian gang member are placed on a dramatic and dangerous collision course. The trail of diamonds leads to gun trafficking, spiralling backward to Bosnia during the dark days of the Balkan conflict, and through webs of corruption between Marseille, Belgrade and the high-finance capital of London.

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Little Birds
star
6.73
162 votes

#17 - Little Birds

Set in Tangier in 1955, in the famous ‘international zone’ - one of the last outposts of colonial decadence, and a culture shock in more ways than one for troubled American debutante Lucy Savage. Lucy desires an unconventional life free from the societal cage she’s been kept in and, along with Tangier itself, finds herself on the cusp of achieving a painful yet necessary independence.

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Riviera
star
6.62
495 votes

#18 - Riviera

After the billionaire and art collector Constantine is killed in an explosion in his yacht, his wife Georgina remains shocked and decides to investigate; but she will soon discover the secrets of her husband and realize she is surrounded by violence, lies and murders. She will then be forced to protect her family and herself.

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Catherine the Great (2019)
star
6.56
383 votes

#19 - Catherine the Great (2019)

The story of the greatest tsarina, Catherine the Great and the Hermitage.

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Doll & Em
star
6.42
97 votes

#20 - Doll & Em

Written by and starring real-life best friends Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, "Doll & Em" is a semi-improvised comedy exploring what happens when a Hollywood actress hires her childhood friend as a personal assistant while making a film in Los Angeles. A bittersweet, intimate portrait of female friendship, the series follows their relationship through unexpected complications and surprising twists.

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Falcón (UK)
star
6.41
102 votes

#21 - Falcón (UK)

Javier Falcón is a Chief Inspector in the Seville police, a brilliant detective whose personal and professional life is compromised by dark secrets from the past in this ambitious and complex new series. Falcón himself is a complex and layered character, with a psychological darkness which mirrors the brutal darkness which surrounds him in Seville. An innately sexual and charismatic character, Falcón is forceful and focussed, happy to ignore the distinction between the law and criminals and embrace his own flaws and addictions when he has stuff. The hidden side of Falcón’s personality is matched by the darker, more visceral side of Seville; a dark and brutal place which lurks behind the creative and vibrant façade of the city. Set and filmed in and around Seville, the drama will show viewers a side to the city which they are unlikely to have seen before; Falcón’s Seville is shadowy, atmospheric but with a dynamic vibrancy and life.

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Sally4Ever
star
6.24
90 votes

#22 - Sally4Ever

Sally4Ever follows the life of Sally, a soon-to-be promoted marketer who, for 10 years, has lived a comfortable and dull suburban life with David. But on the night he asks her to marry him, Sally has a crisis and embarks on a wild affair with Emma, a seductive, charismatic, boho actress, singer, musician, poet and author. Before Sally knows it, Emma has moved in, rearranged the furniture and her life. Is this really what Sally wants, or has she made a mistake?

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This England
star
6.08
29 votes

#23 - This England

This England charts the events surrounding British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his government in the face of the first wave of the global pandemic.

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The Fear Index
star
5.90
84 votes

#24 - The Fear Index

Dr. Alex Hoffman, an American ex-pat physicist, creates an AI-driven system that exploits fear in the financial markets and operates at lightning speed to make big returns. But on the day of launch, Alex’s sanity is shaken after he is viciously attacked at his home by a man who knows all of his security codes. After more unexplained occurrences, Alex becomes convinced he’s being framed.

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