Humour meets thriller in Baby Reindeer, a dark tale of harassment and stalking created by Richard Gadd. Fans of true crime are thrilled with the show and it’s created quite the buzz on social media. If you loved the show and are looking for something similar to watch in May, we’ve rounded up six shows to stream next that are all about thrills, chills and skillful stalking.

You 

A psychological thriller based on the novel of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, You follows the story of Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley)  a charming yet troubled bookstore manager who becomes infatuated with various women throughout the series. Delving deep into the themes of obsession, love, and morality and the lengths people will go to in the pursuit of their desires, You is returning for a fifth and final season later this year. 

Watch it on Netflix 

Killing Eve

A thriller series that follows the intertwined lives of two women, Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh) a British intelligence investigator, and Villanelle (Jodie Comer), a talented and ruthless assassin, Killing Eve features cat-and-mouse chases and thrilling confrontations set against a backdrop of espionage and unexpected world-travelling as both women alternate between hunter and prey.  The plot-twist? It’s also undeniably a love story. 

Watch it on Netflix

Fatal Attraction 

A mini series that offers a deeper exploration of the characters and themes of the original 1987 film, Fatal Attraction is a thriller that examines privilege, family dynamics and personality disorders with a backdrop of murder. Set in modern-day New York City, the story follows the lives of Dan Gallagher, a successful lawyer, and Alex Forrest, an alluring woman whose chance encounter ignites a passionate but perilous affair. What begins as a fleeting dalliance, spirals out of control when Alex’s infatuation with Dan turns into an obsession, unleashing a campaign of psychological torment and manipulation. As the series unfolds, viewers are taken on a gripping journey into the dark recesses of the human psyche, where desire and desperation collide with devastating consequences.

Watch it on Paramount Plus

The Watcher

The Watcher follows a young couple, Nora and Dean Brannock, played by Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale, a couple who exhaust their savings to purchase their dream home in the suburbs. However, their excitement turns to fear when they receive a series of disturbing letters from an anonymous stalker who calls himself “The Watcher.” As the letters become increasingly sinister and threatening, Nora and Dean become consumed by paranoia and suspicion that leads them on a harrowing journey into the dark secrets of their seemingly idyllic community.

Watch it on Netflix

Ripley

Based on the character of Tom Ripley, a charming con artist, the series is based on the novels of Patricia Highsmit. The story line follows Ripley (Andrew Scott) around as he navigates the wealthy elite of Europe in the 1960s. Deception, manipulation and crime are the themes at play here with this morally ambiguous character. Obsessed with his desire for wealth and power, Ripley stops at nothing to get what he wants as the darkest aspects of his own psyche are unravelled through the series. 

Watch it on Netflix 

Chloe 

Becky (Erin Doherty), is a lonely woman who lives with her mother. She finds herself obsessing with the life of her long-lost friend Chloe. But when Chloe dies suddenly, Becky assumes a new identity and infiltrates the lives of her friends to find out why. With a new name, she becomes lost and entranced in the life of Chloe, but also ends up on a dangerous path that could put her own life at risk.

Watch on BBC iPlayer


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