All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 14th January 2022)

One of the great things about Netflix is their Netflix Original content – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round-up of the new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Thursday evening with what will be available over the coming week. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week-long Netflix binge-watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

Love Netflix Originals? Well here’s our list of ‘Top Picks’ for this week. Check out the trailers below and let us know what you’re looking forward to this week -a full list of this week’s additions and regional availability at the end of the post. Netflix aren’t always that clear about geographical availability so please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about where Netflix Originals will be available.

Archive 81

A young man is approached for his skills as a video archivist. Tasked with restoring the works of director Melody Pendras, one of many who were tragically killed in the fire that damaged the videotapes, he finds himself on a journey to find out what happened to her and becomes convinced he can save her. With a paranormal feel, this series interjects with spirituality as it becomes apparent the works of a demonic cult were at play and being investigated by Pendras, the answers Dan Turner is looking for are sure to be in the recordings. To add to the suspense and eeriness of this thriller series, the restoration must take place at an old research facility as the tapes cannot be moved to avoid the risk of further damage. Stars Mamoudou Athie and Dina Shihabi. 

Available from Friday 14th January 2022

The House

‘The House’ is an anthology of stories of three owners of the same house in different periods of time. The stories depict their attachments to the same house and how they made it home. Considered a dark comedy the film follows the stories of a poor family, a rich developer and a frustrated landlady, through each of their times in ‘The House’. Filmed in stop motion animation and directed by Emma de Swaef, Marc Roels, Niki Lindroth von Bahr and Paloma Baeza, the film is produced by Nexus Studios.

Available from Friday 14th January 2022

After Life

Ricky Gervais is back with the show that has had us all in tears of joy and heartache. Playing Tony, Gervais is the grieving husband and son who is finding his way back to humanity after battling his loss and the unfairness of it all. Helped by those around him, he is less alone than he believes and slowly he is finding his way back to a new way of living. The trailer alone is difficult to watch without feeling some emotion (although be warned of the explicit -as expected- language). We’re certainly glad it’s back for this third and final instalment – we’re definitely crying and so are you. Also stars, Ashley Jenson, Penelope Wilton, Mandeep Dhillon, Joe Wilkinson, Diane Morgan and of course Kerry Godliman.

Available from Friday 14th January 2022

The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman

When one man is able to con seven women and one man out of almost a million pounds, you’d be forgiven for being intrigued into how. This documentary series seeks to answer those questions as it follows the story of Robert Hendy-Freegard, a hustler with a kind demeanour who managed to gain the trust of so many to gain financially on such a scale. Posing as a government spy Freegard was able to convince unsuspecting acquaintances to become friends and lovers and give him their world over a timescale spanning twenty years.

Available from Tuesday 18th January 2022

The Royal Treatment

When a lowly hairdresser Isabelle is asked to provide hairdressing services for the royal wedding, little does she know that she will be turning the Prince’s head. As she arrives at the palace and begins her role as the hairdresser to the bride, Prince Thomas soon realises that his impending marriage is one of convenience and true love is staring him in the face. Starring Laura Marano, Mena Massoud and Chelsea Preston-Crayford.

Available from Thursday 20th January 2022

Full list of Netflix Original content added Friday 14th January 2022 – Thursday 20th January 2022.

Friday 14th January 2022
“Archive 81” Series (Season One) [Original]
“The House”
Film [Original]
“This is Not a Comedy” Series (Season One) [Original]
“Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein”
Series (Season One) [Original]
“After Life”
Series (Season Three) [Original]
Tuesday 18th January 2022
“DOTA: Dragon’s Blood” Series Book Two [Original]
“The Future Diary”
Series (Season Finale) [Original]
“Mighty Express: Train Trouble”
Film [Original]
“The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman”
Series (Season One) [Original]
Wednesday 19th January 2022
“Heavenly Bites: Mexico” Series (Season One) [Original]
Thursday 20th January 2022
“Midnight Asia: Eat · Dance · Dream” Series (Season One) [Original]
“The Royal Treatment”
Film [Original]
A number of series have been given the go-ahead for subsequent seasons this year. Check out the coming soon page on our websites (UK, USA, Can, Aus) to find out which new seasons will arrive in your region in 2021.

Thanks for visiting and let us know in the comments what you’ve enjoyed (and what you haven’t) and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Thursday evening (20th January 2022) at our usual time of 8.15 pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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