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Everything new to stream for free this DECEMBER 2023 on SBS ON DEMAND

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This months program highlights streaming for free this December on SBS On Demand includes The Doll Factory, Something Undone and Everyone Else Burns.

The Doll Factory

Unmissable thriller
Thursday, 7 December
(all six episodes available)

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Elizabeth Macneal, this highlyanticipated series is a definite must-watch, starring Esme Creed-Miles (Hanna),Mirren Mack (Sex Education), Éanna Hardwicke (Normal People), George Webster (Wedding Season), Freddy Carter (Shadow and Bone) and Saoirse Monica Jackson (Derry Girls).
Set in London, 1850, Iris (Creed-Miles) paints dolls for a living, alongside her twin sister, Rose (Mack). Iris dreams of becoming an artist. By night, she secretly paints herself. Silas (Hardwicke) is a taxidermist who owns a shop filled with his creations. He dreams of one day finding an item so unique he will be catapulted to fame. Louis
(Webster) is a painter searching for his next muse. When Iris meets Silas, and then Louis, she is offered an opportunity to escape and start a new life. To do so, she must abandon her sister, sacrifice her reputation, and launch herself into the unknown. But as Iris’ world expands, a story of dark obsession begins to unfold…

Everyone Else Burns

British satire
Thursday, 7 December
(all six episodes available)

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This biting coming-of-age comedy follows a British family and their conservative Christian sect. Will patriarchal David Lewis (Simon Bird; The Inbetweeners) ever ascend the church ranks and become an Elder? Will dutiful wife Fiona deviate from her own dogmatic moral compass? Will their naïve 17-year-old daughter Rachel (Amy James-Kelly; Blood, Sex & Royalty) be allowed to go to university, and will 12-year-old son Aaron ever fend off his secular bullies?
Everyone Else Burns is a subversive, authentic and bitingly funny exploration into what it feels like to balance faith, family and identity in a world that could end tomorrow (but probably won’t).


Danish prison drama
Thursday, 7 December
(all six episodes available)

Starring Sofie Gråbøl (The Killing).
Set over three months, a worn-down Danish prison is threatened with closure unless they can correct the bad press, violence and drug trade commandeering its reputation.

Four of the prison officers – Sammi, Henrik, Miriam, and Gert – are tasked with making this change happen. But outside the prison walls, their lives are filled with conflict, secrets, and loneliness. Can they bring peace to their personal and professional lives?


Italian crime drama
Thursday, 14 December
(all six episodes available)

TV writer Carlo Monterossi has just decided to abandon his show, despite its runaway success, when he gets a knock at the door – and comes face to face with a hitman. Carlo narrowly escapes his death, only to be plagued by the encounter. Who wants him dead, and why? The answers will take him across Milan and on the trail of
murders leading to the darkest corners of history.


German thriller
Thursday, 21 December
(all six episodes available)

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Dr. Lucia moves with her family to the mountain village of Rotten. Her ten-year-old daughter suffers from severe asthma, and the mountain air is supposed to alleviate her illness. But when the melting glacier reveals a long-buried corpse, Lucia and her daughter are drawn into mysterious occurrences. It soon becomes clear that the secrets of the village will only be solved when Lucia challenges her rational thinking and confronts the myth of the mountain.

Letterkenny S12

Canadian comedy
Wednesday, 27 December
(all six episodes available)

The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: the Hicks, the Skids, and the Hockey Players, who are constantly feuding over seemingly trivial matters that often end with someone getting their ass kicked. This season, the small town contends with a comedy night at Modean’s, a country music hit, the Degens’ bad influence, a new nightclub, and an encore at the Ag Hall. And that’s just for starters.

Pagan Peak S3

German crime drama
Thursday, 28 December
(all eight episodes available)

Two investigators, Ellie Stocker and Gedeon Winter, have become bitter enemies. Gedeon’s rehabilitation in the service and his resulting promotion have made it difficult for Ellie to hold her colleague accountable for stealing evidence in a murder case. That is, until a series of brutal murders rattles the German-Austrian borderlands.
The convening of a cross-border Soko offers Ellie the chance to obtain the critical evidence against Gedeon. Meanwhile, Gedeon is driven solely by the search for a ghost from his past, and follows the trail of a series of paintings of sleeping boys.

Something Undone

Canadian mystery
Thursday, 28 December
(all ten episodes available)

To create the newest season of their Canadian true-crime podcast, couple Jo and Farid delve into the gruesome 1980s slaughter of a family of five. Farid travels to the destitute town of Briddus, Newfoundland to put the pieces of the mystery together through witness interviews and a covert investigation. Jo, their foley artist, isolates in her recently deceased mother’s country home to ready it for sale while creating the chilling sounds to accompany Farid’s words. Jo struggles to stay removed from her mother’s suicide, but after picking up disturbing sounds inside the
house, she goes down a twisted path towards a dark family secret that ruthlessly haunts her.

The Cinderella Murder

Belgian murder-mystery
Thursday, 28 December
(all eight episodes available)

Twelve citizens are called up for jury duty and must pass judgment in a mysterious murder case. Anton Bergman and his daughter Julie have been charged with the murder of Marianne Coens, Julie’s stepmother. While the jury tries to maintain an objective perspective, their private lives slowly interfere with their view on the case.

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Hello! I'm Rachel, a passionate website designer by day, and a dedicated TV enthusiast by night. My TV tastes are as diverse, ranging from heartwarming Disney movies with my children to the heart-pounding suspense of psychological thrillers. Let's not forget my love for cooking shows, where I find inspiration in culinary adventures. Join me as I share insights and excitement about the world of Australian television on this platform.


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